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Religion in North America

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Religion in North America

Religion in North America spans the period of Native American dwelling, European settlement, and the present day. Its various faiths have been a major influence on art, culture, philosophy and law.

Between them, the United States, Mexico and Canada account for 85 percent of the population of North America. Religion in each of these countries is dominated by Christianity (77.4),[1][2] making it the largest religion in North America.


  • Canada: 23.9%[3]
  • United States: 18.2%[4]
  • Mexico: 4.6%[5]

Abrahamic religion

Bahá'í Faith

  • United States: 0.90%[6]
  • Canada: 0.1%[6]
  • Mexico: <0.1%[6]


  • North America: 77.4%[7]
  • United States: 70.6%[8]
  • Canada: 67.3%[3]
  • Mexico: 87.7%[9]


  • North America: 1.0%[10]
  • United States: 0.7%[11]
  • Canada: 3.2%[12]
  • Mexico: 0.2%[13]


  • North America: 1.8%[14]
  • United States: 2.0%[15] to 1.7%[16][17]
  • Canada: 1%
  • Mexico: 0.02%

Indian religions



  • United States: 0.4%
  • Canada: 1.6%


  • United States: 0.2%


  • United States: 1.9%

By country



United States


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  3. ^ a b
  4. ^ The Latin American Socio-Religious Studies Program / Programa Latinoamericano de Estudios Sociorreligiosos (PROLADES) PROLADES Religion in America by country
  5. ^ Religious diversity is increasing in Mexico
  6. ^ a b c
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  9. ^ Pew Research Center: Religion in Latin America Widespread Change in a Historically Catholic Region
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  11. ^ The Future of the Muslim Population - United States Pew Forum.
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  13. ^ [1] Pew Forum.
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  15. ^ a b
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