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Christians as percent of the total population, 2013:

The average for 2013 based on 145 countries was 51.1 percent. The highest value was in Brazil: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Algeria: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2013. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The Cline Center for Democracy
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Countries Percent Christian, 2013 Global rank Available data
Brazil 100 1 1960 - 2013
Costa Rica 100 2 1960 - 2013
Guatemala 100 3 1960 - 2013
Honduras 100 4 1960 - 2013
Peru 100 5 1960 - 2013
Argentina 99 6 1960 - 2013
Romania 98.8 7 1960 - 2013
Poland 98.5 8 1960 - 2013
Greece 97.8 9 1960 - 2013
Paraguay 97.2 10 1960 - 2013
Panama 97.1 11 1960 - 2013
Croatia 95.8 12 1991 - 2013
Ireland 95.1 13 1960 - 2013
Ecuador 94.9 14 1960 - 2013
Serbia 94.7 15 1992 - 2013
Cape Verde 94.4 16 1960 - 2013
Colombia 94.1 17 1960 - 2013
Belarus 94 18 1991 - 2013
Ukraine 94 19 1991 - 2013
Bolivia 93 20 1960 - 2013
Nicaragua 91.1 21 1960 - 2013
Slovakia 91 22 1993 - 2013
Philippines 90 23 1960 - 2013
DR Congo 89.8 24 1960 - 2013
Venezuela 89.7 25 1960 - 2013
Denmark 88.8 26 1960 - 2013
Spain 88.8 27 1960 - 2013
Mexico 88.6 28 1960 - 2013
Lithuania 88.3 29 1991 - 2013
Sweden 88 30 1960 - 2013
Georgia 87.1 31 1991 - 2013
Bulgaria 87 32 1960 - 2013
Portugal 86.6 33 1960 - 2013
Chile 86.4 34 1960 - 2013
El Salvador 86.4 35 1960 - 2013
Solomon Isl. 86.4 36 1978 - 2013
Finland 84.4 37 1960 - 2013
Domin. Rep. 84.2 38 1960 - 2013
Italy 84 39 1960 - 2013
Rwanda 83.7 40 1962 - 2013
Haiti 82.7 41 1960 - 2013
Norway 82.4 42 1960 - 2013
Switzerland 82.2 43 1960 - 2013
Hungary 81.9 44 1960 - 2013
Austria 81 45 1960 - 2013
Cyprus 80.9 46 1960 - 2013
Canada 80.3 47 1960 - 2013
Lesotho 78.7 48 1966 - 2013
Burundi 78.6 49 1962 - 2013
France 77.7 50 1960 - 2013
Papua N.G. 77.6 51 1975 - 2013
Malawi 77.1 52 1964 - 2013
USA 76 53 1960 - 2013
Zambia 75.8 54 1964 - 2013
Kenya 73.3 55 1963 - 2013
Gabon 72.2 56 1960 - 2013
Australia 71.9 57 1960 - 2013
Germany 71.4 58 1960 - 2013
Botswana 70.4 59 1966 - 2013
North Macedonia 70.2 60 1991 - 2013
Zimbabwe 69.1 61 1965 - 2013
Namibia 68.9 62 1990 - 2013
Uganda 68.3 63 1962 - 2013
Uruguay 66.1 64 1960 - 2013
Ghana 65.7 65 1960 - 2013
South Africa 63.1 66 1960 - 2013
Jamaica 63 67 1962 - 2013
Liberia 62.1 68 1960 - 2013
R. of Congo 61 69 1960 - 2013
Swaziland 61 70 1968 - 2013
Latvia 58.8 71 1991 - 2013
Angola 58.4 72 1975 - 2013
Russia 57.6 73 1991 - 2013
C.A. Republic 56.6 74 1960 - 2013
Fiji 54.9 75 1970 - 2013
New Zealand 53.2 76 1960 - 2013
Cuba 52 77 1960 - 2013
Bosnia & Herz. 50.9 78 1992 - 2013
Guyana 48.8 79 1966 - 2013
Cameroon 48.3 80 1960 - 2013
UK 48.1 81 1960 - 2013
Madagascar 47.7 82 1960 - 2013
Netherlands 46.3 83 1960 - 2013
Benin 46.1 84 1960 - 2013
Nigeria 45.4 85 1960 - 2013
Mozambique 44.9 86 1975 - 2013
Tanzania 44.3 87 1961 - 2013
Eritrea 43.5 88 1993 - 2013
Slovenia 42.6 89 1991 - 2013
Chad 39.7 90 1960 - 2013
Tr.&Tobago 37.5 91 1962 - 2013
South Korea 35 92 1960 - 2013
Togo 32.5 93 1960 - 2013
Ivory Coast 32.3 94 1960 - 2013
Mauritius 27.6 95 1968 - 2013
Lebanon 26.9 96 1960 - 2013
Albania 26.7 97 1960 - 2013
Estonia 25.3 98 1991 - 2013
Czechia 25.1 99 1992 - 2013
Sierra Leone 24.3 100 1961 - 2013
Sudan 20.6 101 1960 - 2013
G.-Bissau 17.3 102 1960 - 2013
Ethiopia 15.9 103 1960 - 2013
Singapore 15.1 104 1965 - 2013
Kuwait 14.2 105 1961 - 2013
Gambia 12.9 106 1965 - 2013
Guinea 12.6 107 1960 - 2013
Kazakhstan 11.3 108 1991 - 2013
Kyrgyzstan 10.8 109 1991 - 2013
Qatar 10.5 110 1971 - 2013
Egypt 8.9 111 1960 - 2013
Vietnam 8.9 112 1960 - 2013
Burkina Faso 8.8 113 1960 - 2013
Indonesia 8.7 114 1960 - 2013
Malaysia 7.5 115 1960 - 2013
Burma 7.4 116 1960 - 2013
Syria 7.4 117 1960 - 2013
Taiwan 5.6 118 1960 - 2013
Azerbaijan 4.6 119 1991 - 2013
Oman 4.4 120 1960 - 2013
Jordan 3.7 121 1960 - 2013
Iraq 3.6 122 1960 - 2013
Pakistan 3.6 123 1960 - 2013
Saudi Arabia 3.5 124 1960 - 2013
India 3.3 125 1960 - 2013
Senegal 3.1 126 1960 - 2013
Turkmenistan 2.6 127 1991 - 2013
Somalia 2.5 128 1960 - 2013
Japan 2.4 129 1960 - 2013
Israel 2.2 130 1960 - 2013
Mali 2.2 131 1960 - 2013
Uzbekistan 2.1 132 1991 - 2013
Laos 2 133 1960 - 2013
Djibouti 1 134 1977 - 2013
Bangladesh 0.8 135 1971 - 2013
Thailand 0.6 136 1960 - 2013
Niger 0.4 137 1960 - 2013
Turkey 0.2 138 1960 - 2013
Belgium 0.1 139 1960 - 2013
Morocco 0.1 140 1960 - 2013
Algeria 0 141 1962 - 2013
Bahrain 0 142 1971 - 2013
Comoros 0 143 1975 - 2013
Iran 0 144 1960 - 2013
Sri Lanka 0 145 1960 - 2013



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