17 June 2015

Rise and fall: how the numbers that make the global religious matrix will stack up

The global religious mosaic will change in various ways over the coming decades, says a report by the US-based Pew Research Center.

Hindus are expected to continue accounting for about 15 per cent of the global population over the coming decades till 2050, but will not remain the largest religious community in the Asia-Pacific region, says a new report by the US-based Pew Research Center.

The data in the report, 'The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050', point to a mix of stabilty and churn. Here are the numbers that make up the changing religious matrix.

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