Most Christian Countries 2020

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:

Most Christian Countries 2020

Country % Christian % Catholic % Protestant/Orthodox/Other Christian Number of Christians Population 2020
Timor Leste99.10%96.90%2.20%1,152,0001,318,445
American Samoa98.30%20.00%78.00%70,00055,191
Romania98.00%11.00%87.00%18,067,00019,237,691
Greece98.00%0.70%97.30%11,000,00010,423,054
Armenia97.90%0.00%97.90%2,826,0002,963,243
Grenada97.30%53.00%45.00%101,000112,523
Puerto Rico97.00%50.00%47.00%3,878,0002,860,853
Papua New Guinea97.00%27.00%70.00%6,800,0008,947,024
Greenland96.60%0.00%96.60%55,00056,770
Paraguay96.00%88.00%8.00%6,260,0007,132,538
Haiti96.00%80.00%16.00%9,597,00011,402,528
Zambia95.50%20.20%72.30%12,939,00018,383,955
Micronesia95.40%0.00%0.00%106,000115,023
Faroe Islands95.40%0.00%94.00%33,00048,863
Moldova95.30%2.00%93.30%3,480,0004,033,963
Bahamas95.00%12.00%83.00%335,975393,244
Seychelles94.70%82.00%15.20%80,00098,347
Poland94.30%86.30%8.00%36,090,00037,846,611
Falkland Islands94.30%0.00%94.00%3,0003,480
British Virgin Islands94.00%85.00%9.00%23,00030,231
Ecuador94.00%74.00%20.00%14,099,00017,643,054
Rwanda93.60%56.90%26.00%9,619,00012,952,218
Mexico92.40%82.70%9.70%107,780,000128,932,753
Panama92.00%80.00%12.00%3,057,0004,314,767
Dr Congo92.00%50.00%42.00%63,150,00089,561,403
Colombia92.00%79.00%13.00%43,560,00050,882,891
San Marino91.60%90.50%1.10%31,00033,931
Malta91.60%88.60%3.00%400,000441,543
Serbia91.00%5.00%86.00%7,260,0008,737,371
Republic Of The Congo90.70%50.00%40.00%3,409,0005,518,087
Anguilla90.50%3.00%87.00%15,00015,003
Croatia90.10%86.20%4.70%4,107,0004,105,267
Brazil90.00%64.60%25.40%180,770,000212,559,417
Namibia90.00%13.70%76.30%1,991,0002,540,905
Lesotho90.00%45.00%45.00%1,876,0002,142,249
Andorra89.50%88.20%1.30%78,00077,265
Cape Verde89.10%78.70%10.40%487,000555,987
Bolivia89.00%76.00%13.00%9,730,00011,673,021
Equatorial Guinea88.70%80.70%8.00%683,0001,402,985
Dominica88.70%61.00%27.00%59,00071,986
Uganda88.60%41.90%46.70%29,943,00045,741,007
Georgia88.60%0.90%87.70%3,930,0003,989,167
Venezuela88.00%71.00%17.00%28,340,00028,435,940
Aruba88.00%80.80%7.80%98,000106,766
Honduras88.00%47.00%41.00%6,660,0009,904,607
Argentina88.00%74.00%14.00%37,561,00045,195,774
Gabon88.00%41.90%46.10%1,081,0002,225,734
Zimbabwe87.00%17.00%63.00%12,500,00014,862,924
Peru87.00%77.00%10.00%27,635,00032,971,854
Guatemala87.00%47.00%40.00%14,018,00017,915,568
Monaco86.00%0.00%0.00%30,00039,242
Cook Islands86.00%16.80%69.60%19,00017,564
Liberia85.50%0.00%85.50%1,391,0005,057,681
Kenya85.10%23.40%61.70%34,774,00053,771,296
Philippines85.00%80.00%5.00%86,500,000109,581,078
Bulgaria85.00%1.00%84.00%6,364,0006,948,445
Nicaragua84.60%58.80%25.80%5,217,0006,624,554
Liechtenstein84.40%75.90%8.50%30,00038,128
Portugal84.30%81.00%3.30%10,110,00010,196,709
Ireland83.80%78.20%5.60%3,992,0004,937,786
Lithuania83.40%78.20%6.00%2,827,0002,722,289
Italy83.00%81.20%2.00%53,230,00060,461,826
Dominican Republic83.00%65.00%18.00%9,734,00010,847,910
Costa Rica83.00%69.00%14.00%3,912,0005,094,118
Ukraine81.90%7.50%74.40%34,830,00043,733,762
El Salvador81.90%52.60%29.30%5,073,0006,486,205
Tonga81.00%16.00%65.00%84,000105,695
Slovakia80.00%67.00%13.00%4,730,0005,459,642
Central African Republic80.00%29.00%51.00%2,302,0004,829,767
Malawi79.90%0.00%0.00%12,538,00019,129,952
South Africa79.80%5.00%75.00%43,090,00059,308,690
Denmark79.00%1.00%77.80%4,400,7545,792,202
Cyprus79.00%1.00%78.00%863,0001,207,359
Montenegro78.80%3.40%72.40%500,000628,066
Palau77.90%65.00%12.90%16,00018,094
Iceland76.80%3.90%72.90%274,000341,243
Belize76.70%40.00%36.70%247,000397,628
Norway76.70%2.40%74.30%3,844,0005,421,241
Latvia75.00%25.10%50.00%1,570,0001,886,198
Angola75.00%50.00%25.00%17,094,00032,866,272
Burundi75.00%60.00%15.00%7,662,00011,890,784
Barbados74.00%4.20%70.00%244,000287,375
Antigua And Barbuda74.00%10.00%64.00%66,00097,929
Cayman Islands73.80%0.00%0.00%42,00065,722
Switzerland73.00%40.00%35.00%5,700,0008,654,622
Luxembourg72.40%68.70%3.70%360,000625,978
Finland71.90%0.30%71.60%3,965,0005,540,720
Botswana71.60%5.00%66.00%1,416,0002,351,627
Ghana71.20%13.10%58.10%19,300,00031,072,940
United States71.00%20.80%49.80%230,000,000331,002,651
Spain71.00%68.00%2.00%33,000,00046,754,778
Slovenia68.00%64.00%4.00%1,610,0002,078,938
Chile68.00%55.00%13.00%9,900,00019,116,201
Austria67.30%57.90%9.40%5,940,0009,006,398
Canada67.30%38.70%29.00%22,103,00037,742,154
Jamaica65.30%2.00%63.30%1,784,0002,961,167
Sweden65.00%2.00%63.00%6,292,00010,099,265
Russia65.00%0.10%65.00%80,000,000145,934,462
Belgium65.00%58.00%7.00%6,860,00011,589,623
Hungary65.00%49.00%13.91%6,501,0009,660,351
Cameroon65.00%38.40%26.30%13,390,00026,545,863
Bermuda64.70%15.00%50.00%44,00062,278
Fiji64.40%8.90%55.50%540,000896,445
Ethiopia64.00%0.70%63.40%52,580,000114,963,588
France63.00%54.00%4.00%40,000,00065,273,511
Tanzania61.40%0.00%0.00%31,342,00059,734,218
South Sudan60.50%30.00%30.00%6,010,00011,193,725
United Kingdom59.30%8.90%50.00%33,200,00067,886,011
Cuba59.20%52.70%7.50%6,670,00011,326,616
Uruguay58.10%47.00%11.00%1,941,0003,473,730
Trinidad And Tobago57.60%21.50%33.40%774,0001,399,488
Guyana57.00%8.00%49.00%434,000786,552
Mozambique56.10%28.40%27.70%13,121,00031,255,435
Germany56.10%27.70%28.40%46,600,00083,783,942
Belarus55.40%7.10%48.30%5,265,0009,449,323
Australia52.10%22.60%29.60%12,201,60025,499,884
Eritrea50.00%4.00%45.00%2,871,0003,546,421
Nigeria49.00%12.00%36.00%88,400,000206,139,589
Suriname48.40%21.60%26.80%262,000586,632
New Zealand47.80%12.60%35.20%1,858,9774,822,233
Bosnia And Herzegovina45.94%15.19%30.75%1,622,0933,280,819
Estonia45.00%3.00%42.00%310,0001,326,535
Benin42.80%27.00%15.00%3,943,00012,123,200
Madagascar41.00%0.00%0.00%8,260,00027,691,018
Netherlands39.00%22.00%15.20%6,750,00017,134,872
Lebanon39.00%26.00%15.00%1,700,0006,825,445
Chad35.00%20.00%15.00%4,150,00016,425,864
Czech Republic34.00%29.00%5.00%1,175,00010,708,981
Ivory Coast32.80%28.90%3.90%7,075,00026,378,274
Mauritius32.20%0.00%0.00%418,0001,271,768
South Korea29.20%10.90%18.30%14,601,00051,269,185
Togo29.00%0.00%0.00%1,966,0008,278,724
Kazakhstan26.20%2.30%23.90%4,150,00018,776,707
Burkina Faso22.00%18.00%4.00%3,746,00020,903,273
Singapore18.00%5.70%12.00%900,0005,850,342
Albania17.00%10.00%7.00%580,0002,877,797
Sierra Leone15.00%0.00%0.00%919,0007,976,983
Bahrain15.00%0.00%9.00%185,0001,701,575
Kuwait15.00%3.20%12.80%458,0004,270,571
Kyrgyzstan14.50%0.00%0.00%780,0006,524,195
Qatar13.80%0.00%0.00%263,0002,881,053
Hong Kong11.80%5.00%6.80%835,0007,496,981
Brunei11.00%0.00%0.00%45,000437,479
Egypt10.00%0.00%0.00%9,029,000102,334,404
Syria10.00%2.00%8.00%1,800,00017,500,658
Guinea Bissau10.00%10.00%0.00%165,0001,968,001
Indonesia10.00%3.00%7.00%24,000,000273,523,615
Malaysia9.20%0.00%0.00%2,820,00032,365,999
Turkmenistan9.00%0.00%9.00%466,0006,031,200
United Arab Emirates9.00%7.00%2.00%940,0009,890,402
Guinea8.90%5.00%5.00%1,032,00013,132,795
Vietnam8.20%7.00%1.00%7,038,00097,338,579
Sri Lanka7.50%6.10%1.40%1,531,00021,413,249
Oman6.50%0.00%0.00%180,0005,106,626
Myanmar6.20%1.00%5.20%3,790,00054,409,800
Jordan6.00%0.00%0.00%388,00010,203,134
Djibouti6.00%1.00%5.00%53,000988,000
Saudi Arabia5.00%0.00%0.00%1,500,00034,813,871
Senegal4.20%0.00%0.00%570,00016,743,927
Gambia4.20%0.00%0.00%79,0002,416,668
Israel3.50%0.00%3.50%266,0008,655,535
Azerbaijan3.10%0.00%3.10%280,00010,139,177
Iraq3.00%0.00%3.00%944,00040,222,493
China3.00%0.30%2.00%48,220,0001,439,323,776
Libya2.70%0.50%1.50%170,0006,871,292
Uzbekistan2.60%0.00%2.60%710,00033,469,203
Mali2.40%0.00%0.00%348,00020,250,833
Japan2.30%1.00%1.00%2,921,000126,476,461
India2.30%1.30%1.00%30,000,0001,380,004,385
Laos2.20%1.00%1.00%145,0007,275,560
Mongolia2.10%0.00%0.00%58,0003,278,290
Comoros2.10%0.00%0.00%15,000869,601
Algeria2.00%1.00%1.00%380,00043,851,044
North Korea1.70%0.00%0.00%406,00025,778,816
Pakistan1.60%0.80%0.80%3,300,000220,892,340
Sudan1.50%0.00%0.00%525,00043,849,260
Tajikistan1.40%0.10%1.30%110,0009,537,645
Thailand1.20%0.60%0.60%778,00069,799,978
Bhutan1.00%0.10%0.90%7,000771,608
Morocco1.00%0.00%0.00%336,00036,910,560
Cambodia1.00%0.15%0.85%148,00016,718,965
Nepal0.90%0.10%0.80%269,00029,136,808
Niger0.50%0.00%5.00%85,00024,206,644
Bangladesh0.40%0.40%0.00%420,000164,689,383
Iran0.40%0.00%0.40%380,00083,992,949
Yemen0.20%0.02%0.00%33,00029,825,964
Turkey0.20%0.00%0.00%220,00084,339,067
Tunisia0.20%0.00%0.20%25,00011,818,619
Mauritania0.14%0.00%0.00%5,0004,649,658
Afghanistan0.10%0.00%0.00%15,00038,928,346
Maldives0.08%0.00%0.00%300540,544
Western Sahara0.04%0.04%0.00%200597,339
Somalia0.01%0.00%0.01%1,00015,893,222