How many Christians are there worldwide?
As of 2005 (most recent data), approximately 88 percent of the world's population were said to "believe in God" (Cambridge University). This is down from 96 percent in 2000. In the United States, 95 percent of the population "believe in God."
- Many sources mention 2.1 billion Christians in the world (about
one third of the total population of the planet), but estimating
numbers is fraught with difficulties. What is included among the
definition of 'Christian' is not agreed upon by many of the groups
- The term 'Christian' in its simplest definition refers to one who believes in Jesus Christ (as God). Drawing the line between 'Christian' and those who belong to 'sects' is problematic. Add to this the fact that no-one can really tell if a person is a Christian at heart, or if they are just paying lip-service to the name. This is impossible for any but God who sees the heart to judge. The numbers can be taken, then, as a best estimate of how many identify with Christianity in some way.
- However, it is now impossible to say with any certainty, as, while practising Christians have been in decline in some Western countries, there has been a recent surge in 'membership' in parts of the West, and in the East the numbers who are becoming new Christians daily is astronomical. There are estimated now nearly 100 million Christians in China (compared with just 5,000 in the 1960s) and in South Korea, churches regularly have tens of thousands of members each. In one church, the Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, there are over 800,000 members who meet each Sunday in several sittings in a vast hall. So, whilst it is difficult to give a definite answer to the actual number of Christians in the world (estimates range from 2 - 3 billion), Christianity remains the most dominant of the world, and is still growing at an astonishing rate.
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Approximately 2.1 billion adherents - the largest group following. See link below:
About 2.2 billion people, nearly a third of the worlds population.
There are approximately 2.1 billion followers
There are millions of Christians worldwide. Christianity is one ofthe most widely accepted religions among many cultures in theworld.
About 2 billion.
Between 300 and 400 million.
The official number of Christian people worldwide is now roughly 2.2 billion.
There are between 225 and 300 million orthodox Christians worldwide.
Christianity has a Savior that all can focus upon. He is a guide in their lives, a man of peace and love and charity to all. He loved all mankind so much that He gave His life… for them that if all repented they could dwell in a much better place than what man has created for himself. Christianity is not a difficult religion to live, it is kind and gentle and holds no animosity towards any other religions.
About 2.2 billion people, nearly 33 percent of the world's population
Of course billions and trillions!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Christianity is the predominant religion of the world. It has been estimated that there are currently around 2.2 billion Christians in the world, as opposed to 1.2 billion m…oslems, 800 million hindus and 360 million Buddhists. This number (2.2 billion) represents around 34% of the world's population, including those who have no religion at all, or 40% of the world's population that have a religion. This number is just an estimate, as there are some countries - notably China - where Christianity is growing repidly, and, because of threatened persecution, many Christians there are very secretive of their faith making data difficult to obtain. Nevertheless, it is believed that in China alone there may well be 0.1 billion Christians which is likely to triple in the next decade if growth in the Chinese Church continues at the same rate.
As of 2010 the estimate is more than two billion followers.
At the. last count it was about two and a half billion people, andgrowing - especially in the far east and Africa. This representsbetween 33 and 35 percent of the world's popu…lation, making it thelargest religion in the world.
Christians are around 1/3 of world population. however, how many of them are practicing the religion and the relevant ritual worships is difficult to estimate.