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5 Most Followed Religions in the World

Updated on September 15, 2015

1). Christianity (General) has around 2.04 billion followers and is the number 1 most followed religion throughout the world.

2). Islam (General) has around 1.142 followers and is one of the fastest growing religions in the world, it is expected to overtake Christianity by 2070.

3) Hinduism (General) has 828 million followers, Hinduism is one of the only religions in the world that worships more than one God.

4). Buddhism (General) has around 367-70 million followers, Buddhists do not worship a God. Buddhists only follow by the teachings of the Buddha and his teachings are non-theistic.

5). Last but not least Sikhism with around 30 million followers worldwide makes Sikhism the 5th largest organised religion in the world. In terms of religion Sikhism is pretty recent as it was founded by Guru Nanak in the 15th century (1400s).

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