Most Religious Countries

Some countries don't really believe in religions (like Japan, Norway, China), but some countries really do. These are the top ten most religious countries.

The Top Ten

1 Vatican City Vatican City Vatican City, officially Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City, is a walled enclave within the city of Rome. It is the smallest nation on Earth, and is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church.

It's where the Pope is. - KalloFox34

Head of the The Roman Catholic Church.

Literally the country is one big Basilica!

Everybody must love the Vatican!

It's the head of the Catholic Church. Don't you think that there's some Catholics there? - ethanmeinster

This country is full of so perfectionist catholics especially the Pope. Sorry but no hate - waraypiso

2 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia (Middle East) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic. The capital city is Riyadh.

I heard that Islam is their main religion. Me, I'm a practicing Christian, and I heard from my grandmother (a Catholic missionary) that every Muslims dream of going to Mecca.

Some cities in SA don’t even let non Muslims in their country - IceBearRules

Saudi Arabia has been drastically influenced by Islam. Almost 100% of Saudi Arabians are Muslims. Millins of Muslims worldwide make the hajj to Mecca each year. - ethanmeinster

Although the situation has gotten better, it is hard to be an atheistic person or any ‘infidel’ in this country (according to my basic knowledge). They made some things illegal based on the religious perspective of the king such as homosexuality, etc. A very religious country indeed. - CashOnlyNoCzechs

3 Philippines Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

This country is very religious - ElSherlock

Lol true. I once went to a store and all the music they played were Christian music. - Misfire

The only Catholic nation in all of Asia. Over 90% of Filipinos are Christian. - ethanmeinster

You can see the beauty of the old catholic churches

4 Israel Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.

Israel is a secular country meaning that neither Judaism or Islam govern the state. Israel is home to non-religious and Jewish predominant people

The whole country was founded by Religion.

Oh come on! this has to be number one, the WHOLE country was created because jews thought it was their "chosen land".


5 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

INDIA is the best shelter for all religions in the world.

People follow many religions in India, from Hinduism, to Sikhism, and to Jainism. Hinduism has over 800,000,000 followers alone, with most in India. - ethanmeinster

India never discriminates anybody in the grounds of religion and the only Hindu country in the world.

Hinduism has more than 30,000 gods

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6 Mexico Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.
7 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

The Christ of the Redeemer statue rises over the city of Rio de Janeiro - ethanmeinster

Brazilian catholic spirit come from long ago

8 Poland Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north. With a population of approximately more.

Poland is the most Catholic nation in the world, and should be listed over Brazil and Italy!


-Italy referred to as the Catholic Bastion in Europe has around 20% of church attendance BUT POLSKA HAS OVER 60% THE HIGHEST OF ALL EUROPE!

So this is why Poland is much more Catholic than any of the other nations mentioned before.

9 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. more.

How is this not on the top 3? This is a theocracy. - shiftaltkey

10 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

Least religious country in Asia - ElSherlock

This country is very atheist, over 25% of the population is unaffiliated. - CashOnlyNoCzechs

How is this on here?! It is an officially atheist country!

The Contenders

11 Iraq Iraq Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. more.
12 Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
13 Bhutan Bhutan Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas.
14 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Especially rome because pope lives in a country landlocked by it

15 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.
16 Oman Oman Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
17 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.

This is an atheist country - ElSherlock

Atheist country. - CashOnlyNoCzechs

Atheist country

18 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.

Pakistan is the best religious country and it occupied more than 97% of Muslims and it should be on top of the list

19 United States United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

Ultimately, it's a shame. This place is more religious than most European countries. Why can't there be more intelligent people here? - KalloFox34

Not that religious - ElSherlock

Bible bashers.

Oh lawd, have mercy on us.

20 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.
21 Haiti Haiti
22 Egypt Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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23 Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa.
24 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages more.

I agree should be number 1

The largest Muslim nation in the whole world. - ethanmeinster

The largest Moslem population with the best democracy in the world

25 Syria Syria Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia. Syria has been involved in a civil war since 2011.
26 Nigeria
27 Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo is a country located in Central Africa.
28 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city more.
29 Thailand Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.
30 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
31 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. more.

Not religious - ElSherlock

Sweden is not religious at all.

32 Lebanon Lebanon Lebanon was established in 1920 and gained its independence in 1943. For a couple of years it has lacked a president; yet, on October 31st, 2016, it got president Michel Aoun . It is known as the Phoenix of the world since it has sunken under the ocean and has been destroyed by wars 7 times . In advance, more.
33 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.
34 Mongolia Mongolia Mongolia is a landlocked unitary sovereign state in East Asia. Its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia, and that term is sometimes used to refer to the current state.
35 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.
36 Yemen Yemen Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.
37 Somalia Somalia
38 Kuwait Kuwait
39 Colombia Colombia Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; and it shares maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Dominican Republic more.
40 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.
41 Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
42 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.
43 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.
44 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.

This isn't religious - ElSherlock

45 Argentina Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.
46 Uganda
47 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina or Bosnia & Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, and, in short, often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
48 French Guiana French Guiana French Guiana, officially called Guiana, is an overseas department and region of France, located on the north Atlantic coast of South America in the Guyanas.
49 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
50 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands The Faroe Islands, or the Faeroe Islands, is a North Atlantic archipelago located 200 miles north-northwest of the United Kingdom and about halfway between Norway and Iceland - are an autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark.
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