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The World Christian Database provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups.

Extensive data are available on 9,000 Christian denominations, 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as data on 5,000 cities, 3,000 provinces and 234 countries. more

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All major world religions broken down by geography and people groups.
Countries and Regions
Comprehensive country religious makeup, evangelism, demographics, and trends.
Population makeup, year begun, projection data, growth rates.
Cities & Provinces
Population and evangelism data on all major and most minor cities & provinces.
Peoples & Languages
Detailed information covering religion, culture, and geography.
A chronology of world Christianity from the 1st century.
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Journalists and Media
World Religion Database
The World Religion Database complements the WCD with detailed source material of religious affiliation including censuses, surveys and religious freedom data to the Province level.
1 Jul 2014
Least evangelized Peoples
247 Peoples each with over 1 million persons and less than 50% evangelized.
1 Jul 2014
Martyrs 2000-2010
Each year 100,000 believers in Christ have lost their lives prematurely, in situations of witness, as a result of human hostility ...
1 Apr 2014
Updated to 2015 plus documentation revision.
WCD is now updated from mid-2010 to current data projections for mid-2015