Highest Christian Population

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Countries with the Highest Christian Population (% of Total Population)*

This refers to anyone who professes to be Christian. It is no indicator of the degree of commitment or theological orthodoxy.

Rank Country % Christian
1 Nicaragua 97.67
2 Romania 96.96
3 Malta 96.82
4 Guam 96.69
5 Micronesia 96.65
6 Honduras 96.64
7 Samoa 96.60
8 Paraguay 96.30
9 Guatemala 96.12
10 Papua New Guinea 95.84
11 Martinique 95.80
12 Solomon Islands 95.80
13 Tonga 95.76
14 Peru 95.45
15 Puerto Rico 95.28
16 Haiti 95.12
17 Saint Lucia 95.08
18 Mexico 95.03
19 US Virgin Islands 94.95
20 Barbados 94.94
21 Bahamas, The 94.65
22 El Salvador 94.63
23 Cape Verde Islands 94.56
24 Ecuador 94.45
25 Armenia 94.43

*This list was generated from countries with a total population greater than 100,000, as very small population size – when comparing percentages – can be misleading. Furthermore, the list generated from all states and territories for which OW has data produces a list topped largely by entities of very small population, not necessarily countries in their own right.

A map displaying the Christian population of the world

Countries with the Lowest Christian Population (% of Total Population)

Rank Country % Christian
1 Afghanistan 0.05
2 Yemen 0.08
3 Morocco 0.09
4 Maldives 0.17
5 Tunisia 0.21
6 Turkey 0.21
7 Mauritania 0.25
8 Algeria 0.28
9 Niger 0.33
10 Somalia 0.33
11 Iran 0.52
12 Bangladesh 0.66
13 Uzbekistan 0.75
14 Comoros 0.93
15 Tajikistan 1.04
16 Thailand 1.10
17 Korea, North 1.48
18 Japan 1.54
19 Iraq 1.59
20 Palestine 1.61
21 Mayotte 1.64
22 Mongolia 1.72
23 Djibouti 1.75
24 Turkmenistan 1.83
25 Israel 2.04