Monday, 4 August 2014

Statistics on the Christian Faith

Statistics on christian faith:

  • There are roughly 2.2 billion Christians worldwide (making up regarding thirty one percent of the entire world population).
  • Of these, 1,166 million are Roman Catholic, 312 million are Orthodox, 617 million are Protestant and eighty million belong to non-denominational churches.
  • About ninetieth of the population of Republic of Poland consists of baptized Roman Catholics.
  • 90% of the population of Iceland is Lutheran.
  • There are a minimum of seventy million Orthodox Christians in Russia.
  • The largest Christian population within the world is found within the USA, wherever there are regarding 240 million (78% of the population).

1. 'Protestant' during this context includes the Anglican churches, however excludes teams like the Church of Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly referred to as 'Mormons') and Jehovah's Witnesses.

2. 'Orthodox' includes each the Japanese and Oriental Orthodox Churches.

3. All statistics shown are taken from the computer and Wikipedia and are approximate estimates.

4. An inventory of the highest 10 countries by Christian population in conjunction with a breakdown of the quantity of Christians by continent (2010 estimates), is shown one by one on this computer.