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Christians by Region
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The table below summarises the number and percentage of Christians in each of the United Nations regions and continents for 1900, 1970, 2000, 2015, 2020 and 2050. In addition, growth rates are calculated for 1900–2000 and 2000–2020. This table allows for quick comparisons between different regions in a particular year (e.g., the number of Christians in Western Europe vs. South America in 1900). One can also track changes over time within a single region or continent (e.g., the percent Christian …

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“Christians by Region”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 01 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2020

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