List of the Biggest Religions in the World

Ranking of the religions with the most followers in the world

This list presents in order the largest religious groups in the world, indicating in each one of them the estimated number of followers.

1Christianity2,400,000,000Abrahamic religionsMiddle East
2Islam1,900,000,000Abrahamic religionsArabia (Middle East)
3Hinduism1,200,000,000Indian religionsIndian subcontinent
4Buddhism500,000,000Indian religionsIndian subcontinent
5Folk religion400,000,000RegionalWorldwide
6Shinto100,000,000Japanese religionsJapan
7Taoism12,000,000 - 173,000,000Chinese religionsChina
8Vodou60,000,000African religionsBenin (Dahomey)
9Sikhism30,000,000Indian religionsIndian subcontinent, 15th century
10Judaism14,500,000Abrahamic religionsThe Levant (Middle East)
11Spiritism5,000,000 - 15,000,000New religious movementsFrance
12Korean shamanism5,000,000 - 15,000,000Korean religionsKorea
13Caodaism5,000,000 - 9,000,000Vietnamese religionsVietnam, 20th century
14Confucianism6,000,000 - 7,000,000Chinese religionsChina
15Baháʼí Faith5,000,000 - 7,300,000Abrahamic religionsIran, 19th century
16Jainism4,000,000 - 5,000,000Indian religionsIndian subcontinent, 7th to 9th century BCE
17Cheondoism3,000,000 - 4,000,000Korean religionsKorea, 19th century
18Hoahaoism1,500,000 - 3,000,000Vietnamese religionsVietnam, 20th century
19Tenriism1,200,000Japanese religionsJapan, 19th century
20Druze1,000,000Abrahamic religionsEgypt, 9th century

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