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(This information is from 1999)(Cette information est de 1999)

ReligionReligion North AmericaL'Amérique du Nord WorldMondiale
Christians Chrétiens 258,770,000 (84.2%)258 770 000 (84,2%) 1,974,181,000 (33.3%) 1974181000 (33,3%)
--Roman Catholics- Les catholiques romains 70,652,000 (23.0%)70652000 (23,0%) 1,044,236,000 (17.4%) 1044236000 (17,4%)
--Protestant- Protestante 69,523,000 (22.6%)69523000 (22,6%) 337,346,000 ( 5.7%)337 346 000 (5,7%)
--Orthodox- Orthodoxe 6,275,000 ( 2.1%)6.275.000 (2,1%) 213,991,000 ( 3.5%)213 991 000 (3,5%)
--Anglican- Anglicane 3,259,000 ( 1.1%)3.259.000 (1,1%) 78,574,000 ( 1.3%)78574000 (1,3%)
--Other Christians- D'autres chrétiens 109,061,000 (35.5%)109 061 000 (35,5%) 300,034,000 ( 5.0%)300 034 000 (5,0%)
MuslimsLes musulmans 4,389,000 ( 1.3%)4.389.000 (1,3%) 1,155,109,000 (19.4%) 1155109000 (19,4%)
NonreligiousNon religieux 28,201,000 ( 9.3%)28201000 (9,3%) 762,640,000 (12.6%)762 640 000 (12,6%)
HindusHindous 1,308,000 ( 0.4%)1.308.000 (0,4%) 799,028,000 (13.3%)799 028 000 (13,3%)
Buddhists Bouddhistes 2,637,000 ( 0.9%)2.637.000 (0,9%) 356,270,000 ( 6.0%)356 270 000 (6,0%)
AtheistsAthées 1,628,000 ( 0.5%)1.628.000 (0,5%) 762,640,000 ( 12.6%)762 640 000 (12,6%)
Chinese Folk ReligionistsReligionnaires folkloriques de la Chine 844,000 ( 0.3%)844 000 (0,3%) 381,632,000 ( 6.3%)381 632 000 (6,3%)
New-Religionists Nouvelle-religionnaires 813,000 ( 0.3%)813 000 (0,3%) 101,406,000 ( 1.7%)101 406 000 (1,7%)
Tribal-Religionists Tribal-religionnaires 41,000 ( 0.0%)41 000 (0,0%) 99,736,000 ( 1.7%)99736000 (1,7%)
SikhsSikhs 514,000 ( 0.2%)514 000 (0,2%) 22,837,000 ( 0.3%)22837000 (0,3%)
Jews Juifs 6,015,000 ( 2.0%)6.015.000 (2,0%) 14,313,000 ( 0.2%)14313000 (0,2%)
Shamanists Chamanisme 1,000 ( 0.0%)1000 (0,0%) 10,854,000 ( 0.2%)10854000 (0,2%)
Confucians Confucianistes 26,000 ( 0.0%)26 000 (0,0%) 6,253,000 ( 0.1%)6.253.000 (0,1%)
Baha'isBahaïs 770,000 ( 0.2%)770 000 (0,2%) 6,932,000 ( 0.1%)6.932.000 (0,1%)
JainsJaïns 7,000 ( 0.0%)7000 (0,0%) 4,151,000 ( 0.1%)4.151.000 (0,1%)
Shintoists Shintoïstes 56,000 ( 0.0%)56 000 (0,0%) 2,778,000 ( 0.0%)2.778.000 (0,0%)
MandeansMandéens 0 ( 0.0%)0 (0,0%) 38,000 ( 0.0%)38 000 (0,0%)
SpiritistsSpirites 149,000 ( 0.0%)149 000 (0,0%) 12,184,000 ( 0.2%)12184000 (0,2%)
Zoroastrians Zoroastriens 76,000 ( 0.0%)76 000 (0,0%) 2,486,000 ( 0.0%)2.486.000 (0,0%)
Ethnic ReligionistsReligionnaires ethniques 434,000 ( 0.1%)434 000 (0,1%) 225.421,000 ( 3.6%)225.421,000 (3,6%)
Other ReligionsLes autres religions 591,000 ( 0.2%)591 000 (0,2%) 1,019,000 ( 0.0%)1.019.000 (0,0%)
Totals Totaux 307,270,000 (100.0%)307270000 (100.0%) 5,939,268,000 (100.0%)5939268000 (100,0%)
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Buddhists are about 56% Mahayana, 38% Theravada (or Hinayana), and 6% Tantrayana (or Lamaism).Les bouddhistes sont d'environ 56% du Mahayana, Theravada 38% (ou Hinayana), et 6% Tantrayana (ou lamaïsme).Chinese folk religionists follow a combination of Confucian, Taoist, Buddhist, universalist, and local deities.Coreligionnaires folkloriques chinois suivent une combinaison de confucianisme, taoïsme, bouddhisme, universaliste, et les divinités locales.The Confucianist listing is non-Chinese followers of Confucianism.La liste est non-confucianiste chinoise adeptes du confucianisme.Hindus are about 70% Vaishnavites, 25% Shaivites, 2% neo-Hindus and reformed Hindus, 3% other.Les hindous sont environ 70% Vaishnavites, shivaïtes 25%, 2% le néo-hindous et réformé les hindous, les 3% d'autres.Muslims are about 83% Sunni, 16% Shia, and 1% other Schools.Les musulmans sont environ 83% de sunnites, chiites 16%, et 1% d'autres écoles.The Atheists listed here are described as being opposed to all religions.Les athées énumérées ici sont décrits comme étant opposés à toutes les religions.



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