World population: 32% Christian, 23% Muslim

World population: 32% Christian, 23% Muslim

The world population is 32% Christian, 23% Muslim, 15% Hindu, 7% Buddhist, and 0.2% Jewish, according to a new demographic study from the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life.

The Pew Forum found that 157 countries have a majority Christian population, while 49 have a majority Muslim population. The five nations with the largest Christian population are the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, and the Philippines.