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 siteâ€”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.