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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 2 months ago

Who has the larger population in the world --- atheists or Christians?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The TRUTH is CHRISTIANS.

  • User
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Comparing Christianity to the areligious (i.e. not including atheists who are also adherents of a religion)

    Christians

    by a large margin.

    (About double)

    https://www.pewforum.org/2015/04/02/religious-proj...

    If we count atheists who are also adherents of a religion

    - we can approximate by adding unaffiliated, Buddhist and Folk Religions

    then likely Christianity is still the majority

    but by a much smaller margin.

  • Archer
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    You would need to be specific in which form of Christianity for they all do not believe the same.

  • 2 months ago

    Christians - by far.  Christians are about 1/3 of the world, and while numbers for atheists vary, 2% is a commonly reported number.  This is of course higher in the West, but, you are asking about the world.

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  • 2 months ago

    There are quite many, enough to rival the major religions in numbers. Low ball estimates 250 million to a high of nearly a billion. Most concentrated in Europe and East Asia. 

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_at...

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Atheists obviously.

    Especially when you consider the fact that half or so of those christians are atheists keeping the peace with their theistic peers.

    No  pretense is bigger than reality.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The real question is: How many Atheists out there are pretending to be Christian just for the social benefit?

  • 2 months ago

    Atheists are a clear minority. It's funny how they complain about "pretense," but then make up imaginary numbers of pretending Christians.  Isn't it ironic how atheists guffaw at Christians for claiming that somebody is not a "true Christian" when that somebody does something bad, but quickly use that defense for such a question as this???

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