Polling and Analysis. As their numbers rise, Asian Americans are contributing to the diversity of the U. Counted together, Buddhists and Hindus today account for about the same share of the U. According to a comprehensive, nationwide survey of Asian Americans conducted by the Pew Research Center, Christians are the largest religious group among U.
Religious Diversity in Asia-Pacific region in 2010, by religion
Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths | Pew Research Center
Countries with the greatest proportion of Christians from Christianity by country as of [update] :. Countries with the greatest proportion of Muslims from Islam by country as of [update] figures excluding foreign workers in parenthesis :. Countries with the greatest proportion of people without religion including agnostics and atheists from Irreligion by country as of [update] :. Remarks: Ranked by mean estimate which is in brackets. Irreligious includes agnostic, atheist, secular believer, and people having no formal religious adherence.
Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths
Polling and Analysis. Christians make up the largest single religious group within the Asian-American community, but the Christian share of U. Among other Asian-American groups, fewer than four-in-ten are Christian. Asian Americans as a whole are somewhat more likely than the public overall to be unaffiliated with a particular religion. Religious affiliation varies greatly across the largest subgroups of U.
Asia is the largest and most populous continent and the birthplace of many religions including Buddhism , Christianity , Confucianism , Hinduism , Islam , Jainism , Judaism , Shinto , Sikhism , Taoism , and Zoroastrianism. All major religious traditions are practiced in the region and new forms are constantly emerging. Asia is noted for its diversity of culture. Islam is the largest religion in Asia with approx.