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VISUAL: A closer look: Religion around the globe

This visual shows the distribution of the most popular religions around the globe. Christians (32%) and Muslims (23%) make up the largest religious groups, while those unaffiliated with a religious group make up 16% of the total population. In China, the number of religiously unaffiliated people is about 700 million, that is more than twice the total U.S. population! Members of traditional and folk religions make up 6% of the global population.  Religious groups are heavily concentrated in the Asia-Pacific region, this map shows the distribution of the most common religions in that area.

By: cvessa

Christina Vessa is a journalism student at Colorado State University. She is also a reporter and photographer for the news desk at the Rocky Mountain Collegian.