How much religion in the world

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How much religion in the world

There are approximately 4,300 religions in the world. These religions are subdivided into denominations, churches, religious groups, movements, societies, religious entities, tribes, and cultures, each with a different influence and size. It is worth noting that 75% of the world’s population adheres to five religions, which is Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity are the two most popular religions in the world, embraced by more than half of the world’s population.


Buddhist religion was founded by Siddhartha Gautama who is called (Buddha) in 525 BC in India, and it is one of the most important world religions, and this religion is embraced by more than 300 million people all over the world.


There is not a lot of information on the establishment of Hinduism, but this religion, which has a number of adherents of 1.05 billion people, is believed to have started approximately 4000 years ago, and most Hindus live in South Asian countries such as Indonesia, Nepal, and India whose 80% of its citizens are Hindu, and recently practices have begun Hinduism is widespread and popular in the West, such as yoga and chakra, which use specific points in the body to improve health, both spiritually and physically.


Christians constitute a third of the earth’s population with 7.3 billion people, and thus it is the largest religious group in the world until the year 2015 AD, but it is believed that the number of Christians in Europe is declining, according to the Pew Research Center analyzes.


The number of Muslims in the world is 1.8 billion Muslims, or 24% of the world’s population, according to the Pew Research Center. Islam is the fastest growing religion among people, and it is the second largest religion in the world after Christianity.


Judaism dates back to the eighth century BC, and is embraced by 13.9 million people. It is divided into three main branches: Reform Judaism, Orthodox Judaism, and Conservative Judaism.


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