Size & Demographic Characteristics of Religious Groups
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Key findings about the religious composition of India
Religious pluralism has long been a core value in India. A new report shows that India’s religious composition has been fairly stable since 1951.
Religious Composition of India
All major religious groups in India have shown sharp declines in their fertility rates, limiting change in the country’s religious composition since 1951. Meanwhile, fertility differences between India’s religious groups are generally much smaller than they used to be.
Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation
Indians see religious tolerance as a central part of who they are as a nation. Across the major religious groups, most people say it is very important to respect all religions to be “truly Indian.”
Key findings: How living arrangements vary by religious affiliation around the world
Globally, Muslims live in the biggest households, followed by Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, Jews and the religiously unaffiliated.
10 facts about atheists
There is a rising number of atheists in the United States. Here are some key facts about atheists in the U.S. and around the world.
In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace
The religious landscape of the United States continues to change at a rapid clip, with both Protestantism and Catholicism experiencing losses of population share.
5 facts about religion in Canada
A declining share of Canadians identify as Christians. Most Canadians say religion’s influence in public life is waning in their country.
7 facts about Southern Baptists
Southern Baptists are the largest evangelical Protestant group in the United States. Yet the total number of Southern Baptists is falling.
The countries with the 10 largest Christian populations and the 10 largest Muslim populations
The global Muslim population is more concentrated in Islam’s main population centers than the global Christian population is for Christianity.
Once a majority, Protestants now account for fewer than a third of Germans
Germany has seen a dramatic shift away from Protestantism – one that has greatly outpaced a decline in the share of Germans who are Catholic.
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