Religion is a collection of cultural systems and beliefs and there are multiple religions in the world. Each religion has a different set of beliefs, gods, cultures, behaviors and methods of devotion.
Every country has several religions within it but there are a few religions in the world which have so many followers that they can easily be termed as the largest religions in the world. So here’s a list of the largest religions in the world in terms of the number of followers that they have:
Christianity is the largest religion in the world as it has about 2000-2200 million users worldwide. The second largest religion in terms of the followers that it has is Islam. Islam has a total of about 1570-1650 million followers all across the world. Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world by followers as it has 828-1000 million followers all over.
Another religion which is followed by a lot of people across the world is Buddhism. Folk religions comprise of 100 million followers worldwide and that makes these religions one of the largest in the world. Chinese folk religions, Sikhism, Shinto, Judaism and Jainism are the other largely followed religions in the world.