Breaking It Down -- disbelief/belief in
the assorted versions of the supposed
God or Gods of the universe
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For folks who think "most" people believe in "God",
they toss almost every religious concept they can
think of into that word. However, the facts don't sup-
port that notion. For example, per estimates, over 66
percent of the world's population disbelieves (or lacks
belief) in the most popular supposed God (the Chris-
tian God and its cohorts).

Details follow:

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The supposed Christian God is believed in (in varying
degrees) by almost 34 percent of the world's population,
per estimates (the supposed Christian God includes the
concept of a supposed Son of God and a supposed Holy
Spirit, concepts unique to Christianity). The three largest
subgroups (Catholics, Protestants, and Orthodox) main-
tain significant disagreements on dogma. See the refer-
ence at the end of this post for further iteration on some
of the profuse number of Christian church entities.

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Over 28 percent of the world's population, per estimates,
are by and large far removed from anything one would
think of as a supposed God or Gods of the universe, in-
cluding the non-religious at about 19 percent (no religion,
nonbelievers, agnostics, atheists, freethinkers, skeptics,
antireligious), Buddhists at over 5 percent (Mahayana,
Theravada, Tantrayana), and Chinese folk religionists at
slightly less than 4 percent (local deities, ancestor vener-
ation, Confucian ethics, Taoism, universism, divination,
some Buddhist elements).

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The supposed Islamic God, called Allah, is believed in
(in varying degrees) by a little over 19 percent of the
world's population (83% Sunnis, 16% Shiites, 1% other),
per estimates. Islam is the only truly monotheistic reli-
gion, with the supposed Jesus perceived to be a sup-
posed prophet of a supposed Allah, not a son of a sup-
posed Jewish God. Furthermore, in Islam there can
never be any other Godlike entity, no son of God ever,
no Holy Spirit ever, -and- there will never be another
God prophet, as their dogma states Mohammed is the
last prophet of God.

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Slightly less than 14 percent of the world's population,
per estimates, believe in a panoply of varied supposed
Gods found in the polytheistic religion of Hinduism (70%
Vaishnavites, 25% Shaivites, 2% neo-Hindus & reform
Hindus).

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Assorted religionists make up almost 5 percent of the
world's population, per estimates (new religionists, ethnic
religions, Sikhs, Spiritists, Jains, Shintoists, other minor
religions), with some of this group not even close to that
which is traditionally thought of as a supposed God or
Gods of the universe.

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The supposed Jewish God (a being with no son, no sup-
posed savior of Jews or humankind, yet) is believed in
(in varying degrees) by a very small number, relatively
speaking, about 1/5th of one percent of the world's pop-
ulation, per estimates. The Jewish population has been
devastated throughout history, the primary causal factor
(until recently) being Christian-inspired anti-Judaism, the
most recent horror being the European holocaust in which
over six million Jews were murdered. In the present day,
murder of Jews (through suicide bombings) is done by
Islamic extremists (primarily Palestinians) with support
from Islamic Arab sympathizers.

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Another way of looking at it is that there's
a whole lotta disbelief (or lack of belief)
going on when it comes to the assorted
versions of the supposed God or Gods
of the universe:

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Disbelief (or lack of belief)
in the supposed Jewish God
(a being with no son, no
supposed savior of Jews
or humankind, yet) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99.8 %

Disbelief (or lack of belief) in
the supposed God or Gods
of assorted new religions and
minor religions, ethnic religions,
Sikhs, Jains, Spiritists, Baha'is,
Shintoists, Parsees, Mandeans,
New Age, Mysticism, Quasi-
Religions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.7 %

Disbelief (or lack of belief) in
the supposed multiple Gods
of Hinduism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86.3 %

Disbelief (or lack of belief) in
the supposed Islamic God,
called Allah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80.6 %

Disbelief (or lack of belief) in
the supposed Christian God
(and its cohorts) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66.3 %

Disbelief (or lack of belief)
in all supposed Gods of the
universe and entities called
the God of the universe . . . . . . . . . .  28.6 %

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---- Reference ---

Religions : Origins, Geographical
Distribution, Populations/Percentages (070400)
http://prohuman.net/religions_origins.htm

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