According to the recently-released Global Index of Religion and Atheism, the world has grown less religious. Fifty-nine percent of the people in the world considers themselves “religious,” while 23% consider themselves “not religious.” Thirteen percent are committed atheists. Overall:
Globally, those claiming to be religious, drops by 9%, while atheism rises by 3%.
You should read the report, really, at least if you’re interested in this site—it contains all kinds of interesting data and revelations, which would be too numerous (and repetitive) to go through here. For a good round-up of the commentary, head on over to The Daily Dish.