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Atheism and Agnostic Argentina - 8.00% - - 1990 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004), 4% of those in Argentina do not believe in God, down from 8% in 1990. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
Atheism and Agnostic Argentina - 4.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004), 4% of those in Argentina do not believe in God, down from 8% in 1990. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
Atheism and Agnostic Argentina 3,131,600 8.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Argentina. Rank: 46; Total country pop. (2004): 39,145,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 4-8%; Number (minimum-maximum): 1,565,800-3,131,600
Atheism and Agnostic Armenia 418,740 14.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Armenia. Rank: 35; Total country pop. (2004): 2,991,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 14%; Number (minimum-maximum): 418,740
Atheism and Agnostic Australia - 24.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Paul (2002), 24% Australians are atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Paul, Gregory. 2002. "The Secular Revolution of the West, " Free Inquiry, Summer: 28-34.]
Atheism and Agnostic Australia 4,978,250 25.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Australia. Rank: 25; Total country pop. (2004): 19,913,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 24-25%; Number (minimum-maximum): 4,779,120-4,978,250
Atheism and Agnostic Austria 2,125,500 26.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Austria. Rank: 24; Total country pop. (2004): 8,175,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 18-26%; Number (minimum-maximum): 1,471,500-2,125,500
Atheism and Agnostic Belarus 1,752,870 17.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Belarus. Rank: 31; Total country pop. (2004): 10,311,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 17%; Number (minimum-maximum): 1,752,870
Atheism and Agnostic Belgium - 42.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 42% of Belgians are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Belgium 4,449,640 43.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Belgium. Rank: 16; Total country pop. (2004): 10,348,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 42-43%; Number (minimum-maximum): 4,346,160-4,449,640
Atheism and Agnostic Bulgaria 3,007,200 40.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Bulgaria. Rank: 17; Total country pop. (2004): 7,518,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 34-40%; Number (minimum-maximum): 2,556,120-3,007,200
Atheism and Agnostic Canada - 30.00% - - 1999 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Gallup and Lindsay (1999:121), 30% of Canadians do not believe in God or a 'Higher Power.' " [Source: Gallup, George and Michael Lindsay. 1999. Surveying the Religious Landscape. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing]
Atheism and Agnostic Canada - 19.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Bibby (2002), when asked 'Do you believe that God exists?' 6% of Canadians answered 'No, I definitely do not' and another 13% answered, 'No, I don't think so,' for a total of 19% being classified as either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Bibby, Reginald. 2002. Restless Gods: The Renaissance of Religion in Canada. Toronto, Canada: Stoddart Publishing Company]
Atheism and Agnostic Canada - 22.00% - - 2004 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Norris and Inglehart (2004), 22% of those in Canada do not believe in God. " [Source: Norris, Pippa and Ronald Inglehart. 2004. Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press]
Atheism and Agnostic Canada 9,752,400 30.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Canada. Rank: 20; Total country pop. (2004): 32,508,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 19-30%; Number (minimum-maximum): 6,176,520-9,752,400
Atheism and Agnostic Chile - 5.00% - - 1990 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004), 3% of those in Chile do not believe in God, down from 5% in 1990. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
Atheism and Agnostic Chile - 3.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004), 3% of those in Chile do not believe in God, down from 5% in 1990. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
Atheism and Agnostic China 181,838,720 14.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: China. Rank: 36; Total country pop. (2004): 1,298,848,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 8-14%(?); Number (minimum-maximum): 103,907,840-181,838,720. (?): certainty/validity on these figures [for this specific country] is relatively low
Atheism and Agnostic Croatia 314,790 7.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Croatia. Rank: 50; Total country pop. (2004): 4,497,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 7%; Number (minimum-maximum): 314,790
Atheism and Agnostic Cuba 791,630 7.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Cuba. Rank: 49; Total country pop. (2004): 11,309,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 7% (?); Number (minimum-maximum): 791,630. (?): certainty/validity on these figures [for this specific country] is relatively low
Atheism and Agnostic Czech Republic 6,250,121 61.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Czech Republic. Rank: 6; Total country pop. (2004): 10,246,100; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 54-61%; Number (minimum-maximum): 5,328,940-6,250,121
Atheism and Agnostic Denmark - 45.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 45% of Danes are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Denmark 4,330,400 80.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Denmark. Rank: 3; Total country pop. (2004): 5,413,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 43-80%; Number (minimum-maximum): 2,327,590-4,330,400
Atheism and Agnostic Dominican Republic 618,380 7.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Dominican Republic. Rank: 48; Total country pop. (2004): 8,834,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 7%; Number (minimum-maximum): 618,380
Atheism and Agnostic Estonia 657,580 49.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Estonia. Rank: 10; Total country pop. (2004): 1,342,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 49%; Number (minimum-maximum): 657,580
Atheism and Agnostic Estonia 147,620 11.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Estonia. Rank: 41; Total country pop. (2004): 1,342,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 11%; Number (minimum-maximum): 147,620
Atheism and Agnostic Finland - 41.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 41% of Finns are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Finland 3,129,000 60.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Finland. Rank: 7; Total country pop. (2004): 5,215,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 28-60%; Number (minimum-maximum): 1,460,200-3,129,000
Atheism and Agnostic France - 54.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 54% of the French are atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic France 32,628,960 54.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: France. Rank: 8; Total country pop. (2004): 60,424,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 43-54%; Number (minimum-maximum): 25,982,320-32,628,960
Atheism and Agnostic Germany 40,388,248 49.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Germany. Rank: 11; Total country pop. (2004): 82,425,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 41-49%; Number (minimum-maximum): 33,794,250-40,388,250
Atheism and Agnostic Germany, East - 72.00% - - 1998 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Shand (1998), 42% of West Germans and 72% of East Germans are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Shand, Jack. 1998. "The Decline of Traditional Christian Beliefs in Germany. " Sociology of Religion 59(2):179-184]
Atheism and Agnostic Germany, West - 42.00% - - 1998 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Shand (1998), 42% of West Germans and 72% of East Germans are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Shand, Jack. 1998. "The Decline of Traditional Christian Beliefs in Germany. " Sociology of Religion 59(2):179-184]
Atheism and Agnostic Germany, West - 35.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 35% of West Germans are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Germany, West - 35.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 35% of West Germans are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Greece 1,703,680 16.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Greece. Rank: 32; Total country pop. (2004): 10,648,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 16%; Number (minimum-maximum): 1,703,680
Atheism and Agnostic Hungary - 46.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 46% of Hungarians are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Hungary 4,614,720 46.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Hungary. Rank: 13; Total country pop. (2004): 10,032,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 32-46%; Number (minimum-maximum): 3,210,240-4,614,720
Atheism and Agnostic Iceland - 23.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 23% of those in Iceland are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Iceland 67,620 23.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Iceland. Rank: 28; Total country pop. (2004): 294,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 16-23%; Number (minimum-maximum): 47,040-67,620
Atheism and Agnostic Israel - 37.00% - - 1995 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Kedem (1995), 31% of Israelis do not believe in God, with an additional 6% choosing 'don't know,' for a total of 37% being atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Kedem, Peri. 1995. "Dimensions of Jewish Religiosity. " Pages 33-62 In Israeli Judaism, edited by Shlomo Deshen, Charles Liebman, and Mishe Shokeid. London, UK: Transaction Publishers]
Atheism and Agnostic Israel 2,293,630 37.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Israel. Rank: 19; Total country pop. (2004): 6,199,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 15-37%; Number (minimum-maximum): 929,850-2,293,630
Atheism and Agnostic Italy - 15.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 15% of Italians are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Italy 8,708,550 15.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Italy. Rank: 34; Total country pop. (2004): 58,057,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 6-15%; Number (minimum-maximum): 3,483,420-8,708,550
Atheism and Agnostic Japan 82,766,448 65.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Japan. Rank: 5; Total country pop. (2004): 127,333,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 64-65%; Number (minimum-maximum): 81,493,120-82,766,450
Atheism and Agnostic Kazakhstan 1,817,280 12.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Kazakhstan. Rank: 40; Total country pop. (2004): 15,144,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 11-12%; Number (minimum-maximum): 1,665,840-1,817,280
Atheism and Agnostic Korea, North 3,404,700 15.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: North Korea. Rank: 33; Total country pop. (2004): 22,698,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 15% (?); Number (minimum-maximum): 3,404,700. (?): certainty/validity on these figures [for this specific country] is relatively low
Atheism and Agnostic Korea, South 25,270,960 52.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: South Korea. Rank: 9; Total country pop. (2004): 48,598,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 30%-52%; Number (minimum-maximum): 14,579,400-25,270,960
Atheism and Agnostic Kyrgyzstan 355,670 7.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Kyrgyzstan. Rank: 47; Total country pop. (2004): 5,081,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 7%; Number (minimum-maximum): 355,670
Atheism and Agnostic Latvia 668,740 29.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Latvia. Rank: 21; Total country pop. (2004): 2,306,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 20-29%; Number (minimum-maximum): 461,200-668,740
Atheism and Agnostic Lithuania 469,040 13.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Lithuania. Rank: 37; Total country pop. (2004): 3,608,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 13%; Number (minimum-maximum): 469,040
Atheism and Agnostic Mexico - 2.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "Inglehart et al (2004) found that only 2% of Mexicans do not believe in God. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
Atheism and Agnostic Mexico - 7.00% - - 2004 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "A 2004 survey commissioned by the BBC found that 7% of those in Mexico do not believe in God. "
Atheism and Agnostic Mongolia 247,590 9.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Mongolia. Rank: 42; Total country pop. (2004): 2,751,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 9%; Number (minimum-maximum): 247,590
Atheism and Agnostic Netherlands - 44.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 44% of the Dutch are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Netherlands - 39.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "Houtman and Mascini (2002) found that 39% of the Dutch are either agnostic or atheist. " [Source: Houtman, Dick and Peter Mascini. 2002. "Why do Churches Become Empty, While New Age Grows? Secularization and Religious Change in the Netherlands. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 41(3): 455-473}
Atheism and Agnostic Netherlands 7,179,920 44.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Netherlands. Rank: 14; Total country pop. (2004): 16,318,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 39-44%; Number (minimum-maximum): 6,364,020-7,179,920
Atheism and Agnostic New Zealand - 22.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "Between 20% and 22% of those in New Zealand do not believe in God (Inglehart, et al, 2004; Paul, 2002). " [Sources: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores; Paul, Gregory. 2002. "The Secular Revolution of the West, " Free Inquiry, Summer: 28-34]
Atheism and Agnostic New Zealand 878,680 22.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: New Zealand. Rank: 29; Total country pop. (2004): 3,994,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 20-22%; Number (minimum-maximum): 798,800-878,680
Atheism and Agnostic Norway - 45.00% - - 2001 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Froese (2001), 45% of Norwegians are either atheist or agnostic. " [Source: Froese, Paul. 2001. "Hungary for Religion: A Supply-Side Interpretation of the Hungarian Religious Revival. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(2): 251-268.]
Atheism and Agnostic Norway 3,294,000 72.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Norway. Rank: 4; Total country pop. (2004): 4,575,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 31-72%; Number (minimum-maximum): 1,418,250-3,294,000
Atheism and Agnostic Portugal 947,160 9.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Portugal. Rank: 43; Total country pop. (2004): 10,524,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 4-9%; Number (minimum-maximum): 420,960-947,160
Atheism and Agnostic Russia 69,015,360 48.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Russia. Rank: 12; Total country pop. (2004): 143,782,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 24-48%; Number (minimum-maximum): 34,507,680-69,015,360
Atheism and Agnostic Singapore 566,020 13.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Singapore. Rank: 38; Total country pop. (2004): 4,354,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 13%; Number (minimum-maximum): 566,020
Atheism and Agnostic Slovakia 1,518,720 28.00% - - 2005 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) Table: top fifty countries containing the largest percentage of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or non-believer in God: Slovakia. Rank: 22; Total country pop. (2004): 5,424,000; % Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever in God: 10-28%; Number (minimum-maximum): 542,400-1,518,720


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