Christianity by country


Christianity by country
Christianity by Country
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As of the early 21st century, Christianity has around 2.1 billion adherents.[1][2][3] The faith represents nearly one-third of the world's population and is the largest religion in the world, with approximately 38,000 Christian denominations.[4] Christians have composed about 33 percent of the world's population for around 100 years. The largest Christian denomination is the Roman Catholic Church, with 1.17 billion adherents, representing half of all Christians.[5]

Christianity is the predominant religion in Europe, Russia, the Americas, the Philippines, East Timor, Southern Africa, Central Africa, East Africa and Oceania.[6] There are also large Christian communities in other parts of the world, such as Central Asia and the Middle East, where Christianity is the second-largest religion after Islam. The United States has the largest Christian population in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico.[7]

Christianity, in one form or another, is the state religion of the following 16 nations: Armenia (Armenian Apostolic Church), Argentina (Roman Catholic Church),[8] Bolivia (Roman Catholic Church and Christianity),[9] Costa Rica (Roman Catholic Church),[10] Denmark (Danish National Church),[11] El Salvador (Roman Catholic Church),[12] England (Church of England),[13] Greece (Church of Greece), Georgia (Georgian Orthodox Church), Iceland (Church of Iceland),[14] Liechtenstein (Roman Catholic Church),[15] Malta (Roman Catholic Church),[16] Monaco (Roman Catholic Church),[17] Norway (Church of Norway),[18] Vatican City (Roman Catholic Church)[19].

The first nations that adopted Christianity were:

Contents

Lists

By country

Ejmiadzin Cathedral2
Christianity - Percentage by country
The 7th century Khor Virap monastery in the shadow of Mount Ararat. Armenia was the first state to adopt Christianity as an official religion at AD 301.[20][21][22][23]
St. Vitus Cathedral in Rijeka, Croatia.
Cathedral of St. Anastasia in Zadar, Croatia.
Cathedral of St. Duje in Split, Croatia.
Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Iglulik, Canada.
Graaff-Reinet, South Africa.

Note: Population statistics by religious affiliations, are based upon statistical science and are subject to observational error (technically referred to as estimates). Likewise, partisans may seek to bias the estimates. The proportion of Christians is based on the proportion of the population in each country who is a member of a Christian denomination or them who identify themself as Christian. It says nothing about the proportion of such as believe in God and are regularly in the church. People who mix Christianity with tribal religions are defined in this article as Christians. Most of the percentage of Christian population of each country was taken from the US State Department's International Religious Freedom Report, the CIA World Factbook, Joshua Project, Open doors, Pew Forum and Adherents.com.

Sovereign states

Christianity by country
Country Christians  % Christian
 Afghanistan (details) 6,000 0.02%
 Albania (details) 1,118,000 35.0%
 Algeria (details) 177,000 0.5%
 American Samoa (details) 68,000 98.3%
 Andorra (details) 76,000 90.0%
 Angola (details) 17,094,000 90.0%
 Anguilla (details) 14,000 90.5%
 Antigua and Barbuda (details) 66,000 74.0%
 Argentina (details) 37,561,000 92.7%
 Armenia (details) 3,196,000 98.7%
 Aruba (details) 96,000 90.1%
 Australia (details) 14,345,000 63.9%
 Austria (details) 5,855,314 69.9%
 Azerbaijan (details) 432,000 4.8%
 Bahamas (details) 333,000 96.3%
 Bahrain (details) 73,000 9.0%
 Bangladesh (details) 493,000 0.3%
 Barbados (details) 244,000 95.0%
 Belarus (details) 7,578,000 80.0%
 Belgium (details) 5,197,000 48.0%
 Belize (details) 247,000 76.7%
 Benin (details) 3,943,000 42.8%
 Bermuda (details) 44,000 67.0%
 Bhutan (details) 7,000 1.0%
 Bolivia (details) 9,730,000 97.0%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (details) 1,918,000 51.0%
 Botswana (details) 1,416,000 71.6%
 Brazil (details) 174,700,000 90.4%
 British Virgin Islands (details) 22,000 96.0%
 Brunei (details) 45,000 11.0%
 Bulgaria (details) 6,364,000 84.0%
 Burkina Faso (details) 3,746,000 23.0%
 Burundi (details) 7,662,143 75.0%
 Cambodia (details) 268,000 2.0%
 Cameroon (details) 7,983,000 40.0%
 Canada (details) 26,401,000 77.1%
 Cape Verde (details) 487,000 95.0%
 Cayman Islands (details) 42,000 73.8%
 Central African Republic (details) 2,253,000 50.0%
 Chad (details) 3,833,000 34.0%
 Chile (details) 14,930,000 87.2%
 People's Republic of China (details) 66,959,000 5.0%
 Colombia (details) 44,502,000 97.6%
 Comoros (details) 15,000 2.1%
 Cook Islands (details) 19,000 94.3%
 Congo, Republic of (details) 3,409,000 90.7%
 Congo, Democratic Republic of (details) 68,558,000 95.6%
 Costa Rica (details) 3,912,000 84.3%
 Côte d'Ivoire (details) 7,075,000 32.8%
 Croatia (details) 4,107,000 92.6%
 Cuba (details) 9,523,000 85.0%
 Cyprus (details) 863,000 79.3%
 Czech Republic (details) 3,038,000 28.9%
 Denmark (details) 4,546,000 82.0%
 Djibouti (details) 53,000 6.0%
 Dominica (details) 59,000 88.7%
 Dominican Republic (details) 9,734,000 95.2%
 East Timor (details) 1,152,000 98.4%
 Ecuador (details) 14,099,000 99.0%
 Egypt (details) 8,100,000 12.9%[24]
 El Salvador (details) 5,073,000 81.9%
 Equatorial Guinea (details) 683,000 98.6%
 Eritrea (details) 2,664,000 62.5%
 Estonia (details) 373,000 27.8%
 Ethiopia (details) 54,978,000 64.5%
 Falkland Islands (details) 3,000 94.3%
 Faroe Islands (details) 46,000 94.0%
 Fiji (details) 498,000 58.3%
 Finland (details) 4,347,000 81.0%
 France (details) 35,014,000 53.5%
 Gabon (details) 1,081,000 72.0%
 Gambia (details) 158,000 9.0%
 Georgia (details) 3,930,000 88.6%
 Germany (details) 49,400,000 59.9%
 Ghana (details) 16,741,000 68.8%
 Greece (details) 11,080,000 98.0%
 Greenland (details) 55,000 96.6%
 Grenada (details) 101,000 97.3%
 Guatemala (details) 14,018,000 97.5%
 Guinea (details) 1,032,000 10.0%
 Guinea-Bissau (details) 165,000 10.0%
 Guyana (details) 434,000 57.0%
 Haiti (details) 8,527,000 83.7%
 Honduras (details) 6,321,000 83.0%
 Hong Kong (details) 710,000 10.1%
 Hungary (details) 7,450,000 74.4%
 Iceland (details) 284,000 89.3%
 India (details) 26,113,000 2.3%
 Indonesia (details) 28,804,000 12.3%
 Iran (details) 300,000 0.4%
 Iraq (details) 944,000 3.0%
 Ireland (details) 4,116,000 92.3%
 Israel (details) 266,000 3.5%
 Italy (details) 55,070,000 91.1%
 Jamaica (details) 1,784,000 65.3%
 Japan (details) 2,548,000 2.0%
 Jordan (details) 388,000 6.0%
 Kazakhstan (details) 7,451,000 46.0%
 Kenya (details) 34,774,000 85.1%
 Korea, North (details) 480,000 4.0%
 Korea, South (details) 14,534,000 29.2%
 Kuwait (details) 458,000 15.0%
 Kyrgyzstan (details) 944,000 17.0%
 Laos (details) 84,000 1.3%
 Latvia (details) 1,280,000 57.2%
 Lebanon (details) 1,702,000 40.0%
 Lesotho (details) 1,876,000 90.0%
 Liberia (details) 1,391,000 40.0%
 Libya (details) 131,000 2.0%
 Liechtenstein (details) 32,000 87.8%
 Lithuania (details) 2,827,000 84.9%
 Luxembourg (details) 437,000 87.0%
 Macedonia, Republic of (details) 1,334,000 65.1%
 Madagascar (details) 8,260,000 41.0%
 Malawi (details) 12,538,000 79.9%
 Malaysia (details) 2,576,000 9.1%
 Maldives (details) 300 0.08%
 Mali (details) 726,000 5.0%
 Malta (details) 408,000 98.0%
 Mauritania (details) 5,000 0.14%
 Mauritius (details) 418,000 32.2%
 Mexico (details) 105,095,000 94.5%
 Micronesia, Federated States of (details) 106,000 95.4%
 Moldova (details) 3,503,000 98.3%
 Monaco (details) 29,000 87.7%
 Mongolia (details) 58,000 2.1%
 Montenegro (details) 487,000 77.8%
 Morocco (details) 351,000 1.1%
 Mozambique (details) 12,003,717 56.1%
 Myanmar (details) 2,020,000 4.0%
 Namibia (details) 1,991,000 90.0%
 Nepal (details) 269,000 0.9%
 Netherlands (details) 7,210,000 43.4%
 New Zealand (details) 2,426,000 55.3%
 Nicaragua (details) 5,217,000 89.6%
 Niger (details) 795,000 5.0%
 Nigeria (details) 76,281,000 48.2%
 Norway (details) 4,195,000 85.6%
 Oman (details) 73,000 2.5%
 Pakistan (details) 2,727,000 1.6%
 Palau (details) 16,000 77.9%
 Panama (details) 3,057,000 92.0%
 Papua New Guinea (details) 6,640,000 96.4%
 Paraguay (details) 6,260,000 96.9%
 Peru (details) 27,635,000 93.8%
 Philippines (details) 90,530,000 92.4%
 Pitcairn Islands(details) 50 100.0%
 Poland (details) 36,526,000 95.7%
 Portugal (details) 9,222,000 86.7%
 Puerto Rico (details) 3,878,000 97.0%
 Qatar (details) 144,000 8.5%
 Romania (details) 20,930,000 97.5%
 Russia (details) 99,775,000 70.3%
 Rwanda (details) 9,619,000 93.6%
 San Marino (details) 31,000 97.0%
 Saudi Arabia (details) 1,493,000 5.5%
 Senegal (details) 900,000 7.0%
 Serbia (details) 9,038,000 91.7%
 Seychelles (details) 80,000 94.7%
 Sierra Leone (details) 1,751,000 30.0%
 Singapore (details) 900,000 18.0%[25]
 Slovakia (details) 4,487,000 82.8%
 Slovenia (details) 1,135,212 57.8%
 Somalia (details) 1,000[26] 0.01095%
 South Africa (details) 39,843,000 79.7%
 South Sudan (details) 4,131,000 50.0%
 Spain (details) 35,568,000 77.2%
 Sri Lanka (details) 1,531,000 7.5%
 Sudan (details) 3,062,000 9.6%
 Suriname (details) 252,000 48.0%
 Swaziland (details) 994,000 82.7%
 Sweden (details) 7,148,000 76.2%
 Switzerland (details) 6,172,000 79.3%
 Syria (details) 2,251,000 10.0%
 Tajikistan (details) 99,000 1.4%
 Tanzania (details) 27,118,000 62.0%
 Thailand (details) 471,000 0.7%
 Togo (details) 1,966,000 29.0%
 Tonga (details) 84,000 81.0%
 Trinidad and Tobago (details) 774,000 57.6%
 Tunisia (details) 24,000 0.2%
 Turkey (details) 64,000[27] 0.09%
 Turkmenistan (details) 466,000 9.0%
 Uganda (details) 29,943,000 88.6%
 Ukraine (details) 41,973,000 91.5%
 United Arab Emirates (details) 424,000 9.0%
 United Kingdom (details) 44,522,000 71.8%
 United States (details) 176,400,000 78.4%
 Uruguay (details) 2,027,000 58.01%
 Uzbekistan (details) 1,390,000 5.0%
 Vatican City (details) 800 100.0%
 Venezuela (details) 28,340,000 98.0%
 Vietnam (details) 6,868,000 8.0%
 Western Sahara (details) 200 0.039%
 Yemen (details) 3,000 0.013%
 Zambia (details) 12,939,000 97.6%
 Zimbabwe (details) 10,747,000 85.0%
Total 2,084,509,000 33.2%

Unrecognized states

Including non-UN member states not recognized by any state, non-UN member states recognized only by non-UN members and non-UN member states recognized by at least one UN member

Country Christians  % Christian
 Abkhazia (details) 130,000 60.0%
 Kosovo (details) 150,000 8.3%
 Nagorno-Karabakh (details) 136,000 96.0%
 Northern Cyprus (details) 3,000 1.0%
 Palestine (details) 173,000 4.4%
 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (details) 200 0.03%
 South Ossetia (details) 69,000 96.4%
 Republic of China (details) 902,000 3.9%
 Transnistria (details) 510,000 95.0%

Top ten

On the left: A list of the top ten countries by highest number of Christians. On the right: a list of the top ten countries by highest percentage of the population that is Christian. On the left: A list of the top ten countries by highest number of Christians with at least 90% Christians. On the right: a list of the top ten countries by highest percentage of the population that is Christians with at least 10 million Christians.
Rank Country Christians  % Christian Country  % Christian Christians
1  United States 243,186,000 78.4%  Vatican City 100.0% 800
2  Brazil 174,700,000 90.4%  Pitcairn Islands 100.0% 50
3  Mexico 105,095,000 94.5%  Ecuador 99.0% 14,099,000
4  Russia 99,775,000 70.3%  Armenia 98.7% 3,196,000
5  Philippines 90,530,000 92.4%  Equatorial Guinea 98.6% 683,000
6  Nigeria 76,281,000 48.2%  East Timor 98.4% 1,152,000
7  Congo, Democratic Republic of 68,558,000 95.6%  Moldova 98.3% 3,503,000
8  China, People's Republic of 66,959,000 5.0%  American Samoa 98.3% 68,000
9  Italy 55,070,000 91.1%  Venezuela 98.0% 28,340,000
10  Ethiopia 54,978,000 64.5%  Greece 98.0% 11,080,000
Rank Country Christians  % Christian Country  % Christian Christians
1  Brazil 174,700,000 90.4%  Ecuador 99.0% 14,099,000
2  Mexico 105,095,000 94.5%  Venezuela 98.0% 28,340,000
3  Philippines 90,530,000 92.4%  Greece 98.0% 11,080,000
4  Congo, Democratic Republic of 68,558,000 95.6%  Colombia 97.6% 44,502,000
5  Italy 55,070,000 91.1%  Zambia 97.6% 12,939,000
6  Colombia 44,502,000 97.6%  Romania 97.5% 20,930,000
7  Ukraine 41,973,000 91.5%  Guatemala 97.5% 14,018,000
8  Argentina 37,561,000 92.7%  Poland 95.7% 36,526,000
9  Poland 36,526,000 95.7%  Congo, Democratic Republic of 95.6% 68,558,000
10  Venezuela 28,340,000 98.0%  Mexico 94.5% 105,095,000
Percent (%) Christians Number of countries Population
100 2 550
90 - 99 51 931,425,115
80 - 89 25 199,618,880
70 - 79 19 701,338,509
60 - 69 10 199,058,009
50 - 59 13 201,498,966
40 - 49 10 260,191,051
30 - 39 5 41,308,925
20 - 29 5 82,623,743
10 - 19 10 374,070,963
1 - 9 34 3,336,403,633
- 1 13 510,259,378

In total, 120 countries (including the United States), with 2,232,940,029 inhabitants, have a Christian majority, while 77 countries (which includes Chindia), with 4,604,857,693 inhabitans, have a Christian minority.

By region

Lubumbashi Cathedral, DR Congo.

These percentages were calculated by using the above numbers. The first percentage, 4th column, is the percentage of population that is Christian in a region (Christian in the region * 100/total population of the region). The last column shows the Christian percentage compared to the total Christian population of the world (Christian in the region * 100/total Christian population of the world). The regions are defined by the United Nations.

Africa

Christianity in Africa
Region Total Population Christian  % Christian  % of Christian total
Middle Africa 125,165,000 100,161,000 80.02% 4.66%
Eastern Africa 325,803,000 208,168,000 63.89% 9.68%
Northern Africa 206,208,000 10,629,000 5.15% 0.49%
Southern Africa 56,540,000 46,120,000 81.57% 2.14%
Western Africa 299,240,000 117,162,000 39.15% 5.45%
Total 1,012,956,000 482,240,000 47.60% 22.43%
Top ten

On the left: A list of the top ten African countries by total number of Christians. On the right: a list of the top ten African countries by percentage of the population that is Christians.

Rank Country Christians  % Christian Country  % Christian Christians
1  Nigeria 76,281,000 48.2%  Equatorial Guinea 98.6% 683,000
2  DR Congo 68,558,000 95.6%  Zambia 97.6% 12,939,000
3  Ethiopia 54,978,000 64.5%  Saint Helena 95.7% 4,000
4  South Africa 39,843,000 79.7%  DR Congo 95.6% 68,558,000
5  Kenya 34,774,000 85.1%  Cape Verde 95.0% 487,000
6  Uganda 29,943,000 88.6%  Seychelles 94.7% 80,000
7  Tanzania 27,118,000 62.0%  Rwanda 93.6% 9,619,000
8  Angola 17,094,000 90.0%  Congo, Republic of 90.7% 3,409,000
9  Ghana 16,741,000 68.8%  Angola 90.0% 17,094,000
10  Zambia 12,939,000 97.6%  Namibia 90.0% 1,991,000

Americas

Christianity in The Americas
Region Total Population Christian  % Christian  % of Christian total
Caribbean 40,306,000 35,197,000 87.32% 1.63%
Central America 154,298,000 142,940,000 92.63% 6.65%
North America 344,125,000 269,686,000 78.36% 12.54%
South America 396,391,000 356,317,000 89.89% 16.57%
Total 935,120,000 804,140,000 85.99% 37.41%
Top ten

On the left: A list of the top ten American countries by total number of Christians. On the right: a list of the top ten American countries by percentage of the population that is Christians.

Rank Country Christians  % Christian Country  % Christian Christians
1  United States 243,186,000 78.4%  Ecuador 99.0% 14,099,000
2  Brazil 174,700,000 90.4%  Venezuela 98.0% 28,340,000
3  Mexico 105,095,000 94.5%  Colombia 97.6% 44,502,000
4  Colombia 44,502,000 97.6%  Guatemala 97.5% 14,018,000
5  Argentina 37,561,000 92.7%  Grenada 97.3% 101,000
6  Venezuela 28,340,000 98.0%  Bolivia 97.0% 9,730,000
7  Peru 27,635,000 93.8%  Puerto Rico 97.0% 3,878,000
8  Canada 26,401,000 77.1%  Paraguay 96.9% 6,260,000
9  Chile 14,930,000 87.2%  Greenland 96.6% 55,000
10  Ecuador 14,099,000 99.0%  Bahamas 96.3% 333,000

Asia

Christianity in Asia
Region Total Population Christian  % Christian  % of Christian total
Eastern Asia 1,562,109,000 86,191,000 5.51% 4.01%
South- and Central Asia 1,717,434,000 41,796,000 2.43% 1.94%
South Eastern Asia 606,419,000 133,566,000 22.02% 6.21%
Western Asia 233,667,000 16,720,000 7.15% 0.77%
Total 4,119,629,000 278,273,000 6.75% 12.94%
Top ten

On the left: A list of the top ten Asian countries by total number of Christians. On the right: a list of the top ten Asian countries by percentage of the population that is Christians.

Rank Country Christians  % Christian Country  % Christian Christians
1  Philippines 90,530,000 92.4%  Armenia 100% 3,196,000
2  China, People's Republic of 66,959,000 5.0%  East Timor 98.4% 1,152,000
3  Indonesia 28,804,000 12.3%  Philippines 92.4% 90,530,000
4  India 26,113,000 2.2%  Georgia 88.6% 3,930,000
5  Korea, South 14,534,000 29.2%  Cyprus 79.3% 863,000
6  Kazakhstan 7,451,000 46.0%  Kazakhstan 46.0% 7,451,000
7  Vietnam 6,868,000 8.0%  Lebanon 40.0% 1,702,000
8  Georgia 3,930,000 88.6%  Korea, South 29.2% 14,534,000
9  Armenia 3,196,000 98.7%  Kyrgyzstan 17.0% 944,000
10  Pakistan 2,727,000 1.6%  Kuwait 15.0% 458,000

Europe

Catholic Church - Percentage by country.
Distribution of Orthodox Christianity in the world by country
Eastern Orthodoxy
  Dominant religion (more than 75%)
  Dominant religion (50% - 75%)
  Important minority religion (20% - 50%)
  Important minority religion (5% - 20%)
  Minority religion (1% - 5%)
Oriental Orthodoxy
  Dominant religion (more than 75%)
  Dominant religion (50% - 75%)
  Important minority religion (20% - 50%)
  Important minority religion (5% - 20%)
  Minority religion (1% - 5%)
Christianity in Europe
Region Total Population Christian  % Christian  % of Christian total
Eastern Europe 292,082,000 231,014,000 79.09% 10.74%
Northern Europe 97,547,000 73,684,000 75.53% 3.42%
Southern Europe 147,348,000 130,717,000 88.71% 6.08%
Western Europe 190,106,000 115,496,000 60.75% 5.37%
Total 727,083,000 550,911,000 75.77% 25.63%
Top ten

On the left: A list of the top ten European countries by total number of Christians. On the right: a list of the top ten European countries by percentage of the population that is Christians.

Rank Country Christians  % Christian Country  % Christian Christians
1  Russia 99,775,000 70.3%  Vatican City 100.0% 800
2  Italy 55,070,000 91.1%  Moldova 98.3% 3,503,000
3  Germany 49,000,000 59.9%  Greece 98.0% 11,080,000
4  United Kingdom 44,522,000 71.8%  Malta 98.0% 408,000
5  Ukraine 41,973,000 91.5%  Romania 97.5% 20,930,000
6  Poland 36,526,000 95.7%  San Marino 97.0% 31,000
7  Spain 35,568,000 77.2%  Poland 95.7% 36,526,000
8  France 35,014,000 53.5%  Faroe Islands 94.0% 46,000
9  Romania 20,930,000 97.5%  Croatia 92.6% 4,107,000
10  Greece 11,080,000 98.0%  Ireland 92.3% 4,116,000

Oceania

Christianity in Oceania
Region Total Population Christian  % Christian  % of Christian total
Australia and New Zealand 25,770,000 16,771,000 65.07% 0.78%
Melanesia 8,084,000 7,844,000 97.03% 0.36%
Micronesia 537,000 509,000 94.80% 0.02%
Polynesia 712,000 630,000 88.48% 0.02%
Total 35,103,000 25,754,000 73.36% 1.19%
Top ten

On the left: A list of the top ten Oceanian countries by total number of Christians. On the right: a list of the top ten Oceanian countries by percentage of the population that is Christians.

Rank Country Christians  % Christian Country  % Christian Christians
1  Australia 14,345,000 63.9%  Pitcairn Islands 100.0% 50
2  Papua New Guinea 6,640,000 96.4%  Tokelau 99.0% 1,200
3  New Zealand 2,426,000 55.3%  Tuvalu 98.4% 10,000
4  Solomon Islands 507,000 97.0%  American Samoa 98.3% 68,000
5  Fiji 498,000 58.3%  Samoa 98.2% 176,000
6  Vanuatu 199,000 83.0%  Micronesia, Federated States of 95.4% 106,000
7  Guam 170,000 95.6%  Marshall Islands 97.3% 64,000
8  Samoa 179,000 ~ 100.0%  Solomon Islands 97.0% 507,000
9  Micronesia, Federated States of 106,000 95.4%  Papua New Guinea 96.4% 6,640,000
10  United States Virgin Islands 102,000 93.0%  Guam 95.6% 170,000

Other definitions

Middle East
Christianity in the Middle East
Region Total Population Christian  % Christian  % of Christian total
Middle East 365,305,000 17,354,000 4.75% 0.80%
Top ten

On the left: A list of the top ten Middle Eastern countries by total number of Christians. On the right: a list of the top ten Middle Eastern countries by percentage of the population that is Christians.

Rank Country Christians  % Christian Country  % Christian Christians
1  Egypt 7,892,000 10.0%  Cyprus 79.3% 863,000
2  Syria 2,251,000 10.0%  Lebanon 40.0% 1,702,000
3  Lebanon 1,802,000 40.0%  Kuwait 15.0% 458,000
4  Saudi Arabia 1,493,000 5.5%  Egypt 10.0% 7,892,000
5  Iraq 944,000 3.0%  Syria 10.0% 2,251,000
6  Cyprus 863,000 79.3%  United Arab Emirates 9.0% 424,000
7  Kuwait 458,000 15.0%  Bahrain 9.0% 73,000
8  United Arab Emirates 424,000 9.0%  Qatar 8.5% 144,000
9  Jordan 388,000 6.0%  Jordan 6.0% 388,000
10  Iran 300,000 0.4%  Saudi Arabia 5.5% 1,493,000

Demographics

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated. Statistics are based on countries with more than 90% Christians in 2010.

Population

(2010 est.)

  • 880,625,553

Age structure

(2010 est.)

  • 0–14 years: 28.3% (male 126,935,583; female 122,475,264; total 249,410,847)
  • 15–64 years: 63.9% (male 278,385,780; female 284,207,064; total 562,592,844)
  • 65 years and over: 7.8% (male 28,476,419; female 40,145,395; total 68,621,814)

Population growth

See also

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