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
Greece98.00%0.70%97.30%11,000,00010,423,054
Romania98.00%11.00%87.00%18,067,00019,237,691
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
Faroe Islands95.40%0.00%94.00%33,00048,863
Micronesia95.40%0.00%0.00%106,000115,023
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
Falkland Islands94.30%0.00%94.00%3,0003,480
Poland94.30%86.30%8.00%36,090,00037,846,611
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
Colombia92.00%79.00%13.00%43,560,00050,882,891
Dr Congo92.00%50.00%42.00%63,150,00089,561,403
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
Lesotho90.00%45.00%45.00%1,876,0002,142,249
Namibia90.00%13.70%76.30%1,991,0002,540,905
Brazil90.00%64.60%25.40%180,770,000212,559,417
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
Dominica88.70%61.00%27.00%59,00071,986
Equatorial Guinea88.70%80.70%8.00%683,0001,402,985
Georgia88.60%0.90%87.70%3,930,0003,989,167
Uganda88.60%41.90%46.70%29,943,00045,741,007
Aruba88.00%80.80%7.80%98,000106,766
Gabon88.00%41.90%46.10%1,081,0002,225,734
Honduras88.00%47.00%41.00%6,660,0009,904,607
Venezuela88.00%71.00%17.00%28,340,00028,435,940
Argentina88.00%74.00%14.00%37,561,00045,195,774
Zimbabwe87.00%17.00%63.00%12,500,00014,862,924
Guatemala87.00%47.00%40.00%14,018,00017,915,568
Peru87.00%77.00%10.00%27,635,00032,971,854
Cook Islands86.00%16.80%69.60%19,00017,564
Monaco86.00%0.00%0.00%30,00039,242
Liberia85.50%0.00%85.50%1,391,0005,057,681
Kenya85.10%23.40%61.70%34,774,00053,771,296
Bulgaria85.00%1.00%84.00%6,364,0006,948,445
Philippines85.00%80.00%5.00%86,500,000109,581,078
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
Costa Rica83.00%69.00%14.00%3,912,0005,094,118
Dominican Republic83.00%65.00%18.00%9,734,00010,847,910
Italy83.00%81.20%2.00%53,230,00060,461,826
Swaziland82.70%25.00%57.70%994,0001,160,164
El Salvador81.90%52.60%29.30%5,073,0006,486,205
Ukraine81.90%7.50%74.40%34,830,00043,733,762
Tonga81.00%16.00%65.00%84,000105,695
Central African Republic80.00%29.00%51.00%2,302,0004,829,767
Slovakia80.00%67.00%13.00%4,730,0005,459,642
Malawi79.90%0.00%0.00%12,538,00019,129,952
South Africa79.80%5.00%75.00%43,090,00059,308,690
Cyprus79.00%1.00%78.00%863,0001,207,359
Denmark79.00%1.00%77.80%4,400,7545,792,202
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
Burundi75.00%60.00%15.00%7,662,00011,890,784
Angola75.00%50.00%25.00%17,094,00032,866,272
Antigua And Barbuda74.00%10.00%64.00%66,00097,929
Barbados74.00%4.20%70.00%244,000287,375
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
Spain71.00%68.00%2.00%33,000,00046,754,778
United States71.00%20.80%49.80%230,000,000331,002,651
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
Macedonia65.00%0.30%64.70%1,334,0002,083,374
Hungary65.00%49.00%13.91%6,501,0009,660,351
Sweden65.00%2.00%63.00%6,292,00010,099,265
Belgium65.00%58.00%7.00%6,860,00011,589,623
Cameroon65.00%38.40%26.30%13,390,00026,545,863
Russia65.00%0.10%65.00%80,000,000145,934,462
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
Lebanon39.00%26.00%15.00%1,700,0006,825,445
Netherlands39.00%22.00%15.20%6,750,00017,134,872
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
Bahrain15.00%0.00%9.00%185,0001,701,575
Kuwait15.00%3.20%12.80%458,0004,270,571
Sierra Leone15.00%0.00%0.00%919,0007,976,983
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
Guinea Bissau10.00%10.00%0.00%165,0001,968,001
Syria10.00%2.00%8.00%1,800,00017,500,658
Egypt10.00%0.00%0.00%9,029,000102,334,404
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
Djibouti6.00%1.00%5.00%53,000988,000
Jordan6.00%0.00%0.00%388,00010,203,134
Saudi Arabia5.00%0.00%0.00%1,500,00034,813,871
Gambia4.20%0.00%0.00%79,0002,416,668
Senegal4.20%0.00%0.00%570,00016,743,927
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
Comoros2.10%0.00%0.00%15,000869,601
Mongolia2.10%0.00%0.00%58,0003,278,290
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
Cambodia1.00%0.15%0.85%148,00016,718,965
Morocco1.00%0.00%0.00%336,00036,910,560
Nepal0.90%0.10%0.80%269,00029,136,808
Niger0.50%0.00%5.00%85,00024,206,644
Iran0.40%0.00%0.40%380,00083,992,949
Bangladesh0.40%0.40%0.00%420,000164,689,383
Tunisia0.20%0.00%0.20%25,00011,818,619
Yemen0.20%0.02%0.00%33,00029,825,964
Turkey0.20%0.00%0.00%220,00084,339,067
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