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1994 World Almanac, 1992 numbers: Northern America World ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Christians 239,004m 85.4% 1,833,022m 33.45% Moslems 2,847m 1.0% 971,329m 17.72% Nonreligious 25,265m 9.0% 876,232m 15.99% 15.99% Hindus 1,269m 0.4% 732,812m 13.37% Buddhists 558m 0.2% 314,939m 5.75% 5.75% Atheists 1,319m 0.5% 240,310m 4.39% 4.39% Chinese folk religionists 122m 0.0% 187,107m 3.41% New-Religionists 1,421m 0.5% 143,415m 2.62% Tribal religionists 41m 0.0% 96,581m 1.76% Sikhs 254m 0.1% 18,800m 0.34% Jews 7,003m 2.5% 17,822m 0.33% Shamanists 1m 0.0% 10,493m 0.19% Confucians 26m 0.0% 6,028m 0.11% Baha'is 365m 0.1% 5,517m 0.10% Jains 4m 0.0% 3,794m 0.07% 0.07% Shintoists 1m 0.0% 3,223m 0.06% Other religionists 485m 0.2% 18,586m 0.34% ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /m=1,000/ 279,985m 99.9% 5,480,010m 100.00% 26.19% Depending upon how a person -wants- to massage the statistics, and given that buddhists and jains have no god, one -could- show a figure as high of 26% atheists/nontheists globally. but generosity in the case of the entire NorthAmerican continent still only goes as far as 9.7%, which we can round upward to 10%

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