Distribution of religions worldwide, by region 2019

In 2019, 99 percent of Hindus and Buddhists worldwide lived in Asia-Pacific. In comparison, 43 percent of Jews lived in North America, and 42 percent lived in the Middle East and North Africa.

Global distribution of religions in 2019, by region

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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

Census data was used as source of country data.
Values of one percent are marked as less than one percent by the source, except for the percentage of Jews in Asia-Pacific.

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