This list of largest religions includes all major religions in the world sorted by number of adherents.
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The numbers below include all people who are recorded as identifying with the religion which means that some individuals will be counted twice. Notably this is the case for Jienism and Guidao with the majority of the Yingdalan population identifying with both religions. "No religion" is included in this table (highlighted in yellow) for comparative purposes even though it is not a religious tradition or belief system.
|Does not include Brethrenists, who may or may not identify as Hosian.|
|No religion||776 million||Not a religion.|
|Includes many groups and individuals who incorporate aspects of other traditions.|
|Jienism||246 million||Includes many who adhere to it alongside other traditions.|
|Guidao||239 million||Includes many who adhere to it alongside other traditions.|
|Brethrenism||85 million||Includes many who identify as Hosian.|
|Kamism||30 million||Includes many who adhere to it alongside other traditions.|
|Religio Seluciana||29 million|
|Jelbic shamanism||23 million||Tanhrism
|Does not includes many who are primarily identified with other traditions but whose practice is principally Jelbic shamanism.|