Major religious groups

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The world's principal religions and spiritual traditions may be classified into a small number of major groups, though this is not a uniform practice. This theory began in the 18th century with the goal of recognizing the relative levels of civility in different societies,[2] but this practice has since fallen into disrepute in many contemporary cultures.

Worldwide percentage of adherents by religion, 2015[1]

  Christianity (31.2%)
  Islam (24.1%)
  Irreligion (16%)
  Hinduism (15.1%)
  Buddhism (6.9%)
  Folk religions (5.7%)
  Other religions (0.5%)
  Sikhism (0.3%)
  Judaism (0.2%)