Is the Orthodox Church Very Large?
A Snapshot of Religious Faiths Worldwide
Christians comprise approximately 3.8% of the world
population, and about 0.5% of the US population.
comparison, Roman Catholic Christians comprise 17.4% of the
world population, and 20.8% of the US population.
264 million Orthodox faithful comprise one, single Church.
They are thus the second-largest unified Christian
group worldwide, after the Roman Catholic Church.
the 2.2 billion Christians in the world, approximately 1.1
billion are Roman Catholics. Of the remaining, there are 286
million Charismatics, 267 million Evangelicals, 264 million
Orthodox, and 261 million Pentecostal Christians. Another 22
million belong to other groups, such as Christian Scientists,
Mormons, and Jehovahs Witnesses.
there are roughly 2.2 billion Christians (about one-third of
the world population). There are also about 1.6 billion
Moslems, 1.1 billion agnostic/atheist adherents, 1 billion
Hindus, 500 million Buddhists, and 14 million Jews.