Most Christian Countries 2019

Christianity is the largest religion in the world. According to data from 2015, there are more than 2.3 billion people that practice some form of Christianity. This means that about one-third of the world’s total population follows this religion.

Christianity has several denominations, but the largest is the Catholic Church. There are about 1.2 billion people that are Catholic. Additional large denominations include Protestantism and the Eastern Orthodox Church.

In Europe, Russia, North America, South America, parts of Africa, East Timor, the Philippines, and Oceania, Christianity is the predominant religion. However, Christianity is also practiced on a smaller scale in regions including the Middle East and Indonesia. In 15 nations, Christianity has been deemed the state religion. These nations include England, Greece, and Iceland.

In terms of how many Christians reside in a nation, the United States leads the pack with approximately 230 million. Brazil also has a high number of Christians – over 180 million to be exact. Additional nations that have a large number of Christians include:

In terms of percentages of Christians when compared to a nation’s population as a whole, East Timor comes out on top. Of its over 1.1 million residents, approximately 99.1% are Christian. In American Samoa, over 98% of its 70,000 residents practice Christianity. Additional nations with high percentages of Christians in relation to total population include:

Country % Christian % Catholic % Protestant/Orthodox/Other Christian Number of Christians Population 2019
Timor Leste99.10%96.90%2.20%1,152,0001,293,119
American Samoa98.30%20.00%78.00%70,00055,312
Romania98.00%11.00%87.00%18,067,00019,364,557
Greece98.00%0.70%97.30%11,000,00010,473,455
Armenia97.90%0.00%97.90%2,826,0002,957,731
Grenada97.30%53.00%45.00%101,000112,003
Puerto Rico97.00%50.00%47.00%3,878,0002,933,408
Papua New Guinea97.00%27.00%70.00%6,800,0008,776,109
Greenland96.60%0.00%96.60%55,00056,672
Paraguay96.00%88.00%8.00%6,260,0007,044,636
Haiti96.00%80.00%16.00%9,597,00011,263,077
Zambia95.50%20.20%72.30%12,939,00017,861,030
Micronesia95.40%0.00%0.00%106,000113,815
Faroe Islands95.40%0.00%94.00%33,00048,678
Moldova95.30%2.00%93.30%3,480,0004,043,263
Bahamas95.00%12.00%83.00%335,975389,482
Seychelles94.70%82.00%15.20%80,00097,739
Poland94.30%86.30%8.00%36,090,00037,887,768
Falkland Islands94.30%0.00%94.00%3,0003,377
British Virgin Islands94.00%85.00%9.00%23,00030,030
Ecuador94.00%74.00%20.00%14,099,00017,373,662
Rwanda93.60%56.90%26.00%9,619,00012,626,950
Mexico92.40%82.70%9.70%107,780,000127,575,529
Panama92.00%80.00%12.00%3,057,0004,246,439
Dr Congo92.00%50.00%42.00%63,150,00086,790,567
Colombia92.00%79.00%13.00%43,560,00050,339,443
San Marino91.60%90.50%1.10%31,00033,860
Malta91.60%88.60%3.00%400,000440,372
Serbia91.00%5.00%86.00%7,260,0008,772,235
Republic Of The Congo90.70%50.00%40.00%3,409,0005,380,508
Anguilla90.50%3.00%87.00%15,00014,869
Croatia90.10%86.20%4.70%4,107,0004,130,304
Brazil90.00%64.60%25.40%180,770,000211,049,527
Namibia90.00%13.70%76.30%1,991,0002,494,530
Lesotho90.00%45.00%45.00%1,876,0002,125,268
Andorra89.50%88.20%1.30%78,00077,142
Cape Verde89.10%78.70%10.40%487,000549,935
Bolivia89.00%76.00%13.00%9,730,00011,513,100
Equatorial Guinea88.70%80.70%8.00%683,0001,355,986
Dominica88.70%61.00%27.00%59,00071,808
Uganda88.60%41.90%46.70%29,943,00044,269,594
Georgia88.60%0.90%87.70%3,930,0003,996,765
Venezuela88.00%71.00%17.00%28,340,00028,515,829
Aruba88.00%80.80%7.80%98,000106,314
Honduras88.00%47.00%41.00%6,660,0009,746,117
Argentina88.00%74.00%14.00%37,561,00044,780,677
Gabon88.00%41.90%46.10%1,081,0002,172,579
Zimbabwe87.00%17.00%63.00%12,500,00014,645,468
Peru87.00%77.00%10.00%27,635,00032,510,453
Guatemala87.00%47.00%40.00%14,018,00017,581,472
Monaco86.00%0.00%0.00%30,00038,964
Cook Islands86.00%16.80%69.60%19,00017,548
Liberia85.50%0.00%85.50%1,391,0004,937,374
Kenya85.10%23.40%61.70%34,774,00052,573,973
Philippines85.00%80.00%5.00%86,500,000108,116,615
Bulgaria85.00%1.00%84.00%6,364,0007,000,119
Nicaragua84.60%58.80%25.80%5,217,0006,545,502
Liechtenstein84.40%75.90%8.50%30,00038,019
Portugal84.30%81.00%3.30%10,110,00010,226,187
Ireland83.80%78.20%5.60%3,992,0004,882,495
Lithuania83.40%78.20%6.00%2,827,0002,759,627
Italy83.00%81.20%2.00%53,230,00060,550,075
Dominican Republic83.00%65.00%18.00%9,734,00010,738,958
Costa Rica83.00%69.00%14.00%3,912,0005,047,561
Ukraine81.90%7.50%74.40%34,830,00043,993,638
El Salvador81.90%52.60%29.30%5,073,0006,453,553
Tonga81.00%16.00%65.00%84,000104,494
Slovakia80.00%67.00%13.00%4,730,0005,457,013
Central African Republic80.00%29.00%51.00%2,302,0004,745,185
Malawi79.90%0.00%0.00%12,538,00018,628,747
South Africa79.80%5.00%75.00%43,090,00058,558,270
Denmark79.00%1.00%77.80%4,400,7545,771,876
Cyprus79.00%1.00%78.00%863,0001,198,575
Montenegro78.80%3.40%72.40%500,000627,987
Palau77.90%65.00%12.90%16,00018,008
Iceland76.80%3.90%72.90%274,000339,031
Belize76.70%40.00%36.70%247,000390,353
Norway76.70%2.40%74.30%3,844,0005,378,857
Latvia75.00%25.10%50.00%1,570,0001,906,743
Angola75.00%50.00%25.00%17,094,00031,825,295
Burundi75.00%60.00%15.00%7,662,00011,530,580
Barbados74.00%4.20%70.00%244,000287,025
Antigua And Barbuda74.00%10.00%64.00%66,00097,118
Cayman Islands73.80%0.00%0.00%42,00064,948
Switzerland73.00%40.00%35.00%5,700,0008,591,365
Luxembourg72.40%68.70%3.70%360,000615,729
Finland71.90%0.30%71.60%3,965,0005,532,156
Botswana71.60%5.00%66.00%1,416,0002,303,697
Ghana71.20%13.10%58.10%19,300,00030,417,856
United States71.00%20.80%49.80%230,000,000329,064,917
Spain71.00%68.00%2.00%33,000,00046,736,776
Slovenia68.00%64.00%4.00%1,610,0002,078,654
Chile68.00%55.00%13.00%9,900,00018,952,038
Austria67.30%57.90%9.40%5,940,0008,955,102
Canada67.30%38.70%29.00%22,103,00037,411,047
Jamaica65.30%2.00%63.30%1,784,0002,948,279
Sweden65.00%2.00%63.00%6,292,00010,036,379
Russia65.00%0.10%65.00%80,000,000145,872,256
Belgium65.00%58.00%7.00%6,860,00011,539,328
Hungary65.00%49.00%13.91%6,501,0009,684,679
Cameroon65.00%38.40%26.30%13,390,00025,876,380
Bermuda64.70%15.00%50.00%44,00062,506
Fiji64.40%8.90%55.50%540,000889,953
Ethiopia64.00%0.70%63.40%52,580,000112,078,730
France63.00%54.00%4.00%40,000,00065,129,728
Tanzania61.40%0.00%0.00%31,342,00058,005,463
South Sudan60.50%30.00%30.00%6,010,00011,062,113
United Kingdom59.30%8.90%50.00%33,200,00067,530,172
Cuba59.20%52.70%7.50%6,670,00011,333,483
Uruguay58.10%47.00%11.00%1,941,0003,461,734
Trinidad And Tobago57.60%21.50%33.40%774,0001,394,973
Guyana57.00%8.00%49.00%434,000782,766
Mozambique56.10%28.40%27.70%13,121,00030,366,036
Germany56.10%27.70%28.40%46,600,00083,517,045
Belarus55.40%7.10%48.30%5,265,0009,452,411
Australia52.10%22.60%29.60%12,201,60025,203,198
Eritrea50.00%4.00%45.00%2,871,0003,497,117
Nigeria49.00%12.00%36.00%88,400,000200,963,599
Suriname48.40%21.60%26.80%262,000581,372
New Zealand47.80%12.60%35.20%1,858,9774,783,063
Bosnia And Herzegovina45.94%15.19%30.75%1,622,0933,301,000
Estonia45.00%3.00%42.00%310,0001,325,648
Benin42.80%27.00%15.00%3,943,00011,801,151
Madagascar41.00%0.00%0.00%8,260,00026,969,307
Netherlands39.00%22.00%15.20%6,750,00017,097,130
Lebanon39.00%26.00%15.00%1,700,0006,855,713
Chad35.00%20.00%15.00%4,150,00015,946,876
Czech Republic34.00%29.00%5.00%1,175,00010,689,209
Ivory Coast32.80%28.90%3.90%7,075,00025,716,544
Mauritius32.20%0.00%0.00%418,0001,269,668
South Korea29.20%10.90%18.30%14,601,00051,225,308
Togo29.00%0.00%0.00%1,966,0008,082,366
Kazakhstan26.20%2.30%23.90%4,150,00018,551,427
Burkina Faso22.00%18.00%4.00%3,746,00020,321,378
Singapore18.00%5.70%12.00%900,0005,804,337
Albania17.00%10.00%7.00%580,0002,880,917
Sierra Leone15.00%0.00%0.00%919,0007,813,215
Bahrain15.00%0.00%9.00%185,0001,641,172
Kuwait15.00%3.20%12.80%458,0004,207,083
Kyrgyzstan14.50%0.00%0.00%780,0006,415,850
Qatar13.80%0.00%0.00%263,0002,832,067
Hong Kong11.80%5.00%6.80%835,0007,436,154
Brunei11.00%0.00%0.00%45,000433,285
Egypt10.00%0.00%0.00%9,029,000100,388,073
Syria10.00%2.00%8.00%1,800,00017,070,135
Guinea Bissau10.00%10.00%0.00%165,0001,920,922
Indonesia10.00%3.00%7.00%24,000,000270,625,568
Malaysia9.20%0.00%0.00%2,820,00031,949,777
Turkmenistan9.00%0.00%9.00%466,0005,942,089
United Arab Emirates9.00%7.00%2.00%940,0009,770,529
Guinea8.90%5.00%5.00%1,032,00012,771,246
Vietnam8.20%7.00%1.00%7,038,00096,462,106
Sri Lanka7.50%6.10%1.40%1,531,00021,323,733
Oman6.50%0.00%0.00%180,0004,974,986
Myanmar6.20%1.00%5.20%3,790,00054,045,420
Jordan6.00%0.00%0.00%388,00010,101,694
Djibouti6.00%1.00%5.00%53,000973,560
Saudi Arabia5.00%0.00%0.00%1,500,00034,268,528
Senegal4.20%0.00%0.00%570,00016,296,364
Gambia4.20%0.00%0.00%79,0002,347,706
Israel3.50%0.00%3.50%266,0008,519,377
Azerbaijan3.10%0.00%3.10%280,00010,047,718
Iraq3.00%0.00%3.00%944,00039,309,783
China3.00%0.30%2.00%48,220,0001,433,783,686
Libya2.70%0.50%1.50%170,0006,777,452
Uzbekistan2.60%0.00%2.60%710,00032,981,716
Mali2.40%0.00%0.00%348,00019,658,031
Japan2.30%1.00%1.00%2,921,000126,860,301
India2.30%1.30%1.00%30,000,0001,366,417,754
Laos2.20%1.00%1.00%145,0007,169,455
Mongolia2.10%0.00%0.00%58,0003,225,167
Comoros2.10%0.00%0.00%15,000850,886
Algeria2.00%1.00%1.00%380,00043,053,054
North Korea1.70%0.00%0.00%406,00025,666,161
Pakistan1.60%0.80%0.80%3,300,000216,565,318
Sudan1.50%0.00%0.00%525,00042,813,238
Tajikistan1.40%0.10%1.30%110,0009,321,018
Thailand1.20%0.60%0.60%778,00069,625,582
Bhutan1.00%0.10%0.90%7,000763,092
Morocco1.00%0.00%0.00%336,00036,471,769
Cambodia1.00%0.15%0.85%148,00016,486,542
Nepal0.90%0.10%0.80%269,00028,608,710
Niger0.50%0.00%5.00%85,00023,310,715
Bangladesh0.40%0.40%0.00%420,000163,046,161
Iran0.40%0.00%0.40%380,00082,913,906
Yemen0.20%0.02%0.00%33,00029,161,922
Turkey0.20%0.00%0.00%220,00083,429,615
Tunisia0.20%0.00%0.20%25,00011,694,719
Mauritania0.14%0.00%0.00%5,0004,525,696
Afghanistan0.10%0.00%0.00%15,00038,041,754
Maldives0.08%0.00%0.00%300530,953
Western Sahara0.04%0.04%0.00%200582,463
Somalia0.01%0.00%0.01%1,00015,442,905