The World Christian Database provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups.
Extensive data are available on over 9,000 Christian denominations, 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as data on 5,000 cities, 3,000 provinces and 234 countries.
All major world religions, analyzed by geographic region and people groups.
Comprehensive country religious makeup, Christian activities, demographics, and trends.
Population makeup, year begun, and growth rates.
Population and evangelism data on all major and most minor cities & provinces.
Detailed information covering religion, culture, and geography.
A chronology of world Christianity from the 1st to 21st centuries.
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When citing the database please use the following form for a general citation...
Todd M. Johnson and Gina A. Zurlo, eds. World Christian Database (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2022).
...or for a specific citation in a publication with a table, or citing specific data points:
Todd M. Johnson and Gina A. Zurlo, eds. World Christian Database (Leiden/Boston: Brill, accessed MONTH YEAR).