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What is the Catholic population of the world?

What is the Catholic population of the world?

about 1.329 billion
According to the Census of the 2020 Annuario Pontificio (Pontifical Yearbook), the number of baptized Catholics in the world was about 1.329 billion at the end of 2018. The research initiative Catholics & Cultures compiles data on Catholic demographics, including from the Annuario Pontificio, by country.

Is Catholicism the largest religion in the world?

Catholicism – 1.345 billion Catholicism is the largest branch of Christianity with 1.345 billion, and the Catholic Church is the largest among churches. The total figure does not include independent Catholic denominations, numbering some 18 million adherents.

What percentage of the world’s population is Catholic 2021?

Over 96% of East Timor’s population is Catholic. San Marino comes in third based on the percentage of Catholics at 90.5%….Highest Catholic Population 2021.

Country % Catholic of Total Population Number of Catholics
Vatican City 100.00% 799
Timor Leste 96.90% 1,021,000
San Marino 90.50% 29,412
Paraguay 89.00% 6,000,000

Which state is the most Catholic?

Catholicism made up a plurality of the population in four states: New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island….By state.

State % Catholic Largest Christian denomination
Massachusetts 34 Catholic Church
Rhode Island 42
New Jersey 34
California 28

What state has the highest Catholic population?

How big is the Catholic population in the world?

The Global Catholic Population Over the past century, the number of Catholics around the globe has more than tripled, from an estimated 291 million in 1910 to nearly 1.1 billion as of 2010, according to a comprehensive demographic study by the Pew Research Center. But over the same period, the world’s overall population also has risen rapidly.

Where does the Catholic Church live in the world?

Rapid growth has occurred in sub-Saharan Africa, which today is home to about 171 million Catholics (16%), up from an estimated 1 million (less than 1%) in 1910. There also has been rapid growth in the vast Asia-Pacific region, where 131 million Catholics (12%) now live, up from 14 million (5%) a century ago.

Are there any Catholics left in the world?

Aside from the obvious regions of the middle east. Catholic numbers have also been on the decline in most secular western cultures all across the world. Some Catholics are now following other Christian denominations, while others are converting to different religions all together.

What is the percentage of Catholics in a region?

The first percentage, 4th column, is the percentage of population that is Catholic in a region (number in the region x 100 / total population of the region). The last column shows the national Catholic percentage compared to the total Catholic population of the world (number in the region x 100 / total RC population of the world).

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