There are many countries in the world that are predominantly Christian. Religion is a very important part of everyday life for most people in these countries, and it helps shape their culture and traditions. Here are the top 10 most Christian countries:
Top 10 Christian Countries In The World
1. Vatican City – Population: 800,000 – 100% Christian
- Vatican City
Christianity is the only religion allowed in this tiny city-state, which is located in Rome, Italy. Catholic mass is held there every morning and afternoon except Sundays. Because of its small size (110 acres), Vatican City has few residents compared to other countries on this list: less than one percent of its population lives within its borders. It has existed since 1929 when The Lateran Treaty was signed between Italy and Pope Pius XI that created a legal basis for the existence of an independent state within Rome.
2. Kiribati – Population: 115,000 – 97.48% Christian
Kiribati is an island nation in the central Pacific Ocean. It is one of the most remote countries in the world, and its location makes it a haven for wildlife, especially sea turtles. The country’s capital, Tarawa, was recently voted one of the best islands in the world by Lonely Planet readers. Kiribati has been a member of both the Commonwealth of Nations and United Nations since 1999; it also sends representatives to various other international organizations such as UNESCO and UNICEF.
The majority of Kiribati’s population consists of Christians who attend church weekly or monthly; over 90% of them belong to Roman Catholic or Protestant denominations (the remaining 0% are mostly Mormons). According to World Christian Database estimates for 2006 there were about 115 thousand people living in Kiribati at that time compared with 88 thousand ten years before which means an overall increase during these years by 25%.
3. Armenia – Population: 3 Million – 95.8% Christian
Armenia is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. It has a population of 3,000,000 people and 95.8% of the population is Christian. The Armenian Apostolic Church is the national church of Armenia and was founded by St. Gregory I the Enlightener in 301 AD. The Armenian Apostolic Church today represents the majority religion within Armenia. The Armenian Catholic Church also has a large number of followers within this country, as do Protestants who use various different denominations such as Baptists, Lutherans and Methodists.
4. East Timor – Population: 1.3 Million – 95.58% Christian
East Timor is a small country in Southeast Asia. It’s the only Catholic majority country in Asia and the only Catholic majority country in the world. East Timor is also the only country with a majority of Catholics in the world.
5. Eritrea – Population: 6 Million – 93.4% Christian
The fifth country on our list is Eritrea, which has a population of 6 million people and a Christian population of 93.4%. The capital city of Asmara is home to many Christian churches. This country is located in the Horn of Africa and it was formerly known as Abyssinia.
Eritrea has close ties with Ethiopia, who has also been mentioned as one of the top ten Christian countries in the world. It’s interesting to note that both countries have had their share of conflict over religious beliefs – this can be traced back to ancient times when there was great tension between Christianity and Islam.
6. Barbados – Population: 277,000 – 90% Christian
Barbados is a small island nation in the Caribbean Sea. The country is located on an archipelago of more than 30 islands, but only three of them are inhabited: Barbados itself, Carlisle (home to Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park), and Ragged Island.
The population of Barbados is 277,000. 90% of these people are Christian; approximately 80% belong to the Anglican Church while another 10% are Roman Catholic (the remaining 10% hold other religious beliefs).
Barbados became an English colony in 1627 and was granted internal self-government within the Commonwealth in 1967. It remains a member state today despite gaining full independence from Britain in 1966. The official language is English; however there are several local dialects which have evolved over time thanks to immigration patterns brought about by British rule during this period when slavery was still legal here until 1834 when it was abolished worldwide due to pressure from countries like France who had already been doing so since 1793 – almost two decades earlier!
7. Jamaica- Population: 2.7 Million – 89% Christian
Jamaica is a country in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the island of Jamaica itself and several smaller islands. The island was first inhabited by Arawak and Taino Indians.
Today, there are just over 2 million people living on this beautiful island. The official language is English and their religion is Christianity. About 89% of Jamaicans are Christian!
8. Romania- Population: 19 Million – 86% Christian
Romania is a country in southeastern Europe. It has the eighth largest population of any European nation. The country has a population of 19 million people, 86% of which are Christian. Romania is ranked as the highest ranked country in Europe for its percentage of Christians, being more than twice as large as any other European nation with a similar proportion (France has 77%, Germany 77%, and Spain 75%).
9 Ethiopia- Population: 97 Million – 63% Christian
Ethiopia is the 9th most Christian country in the world, and it has a population of 97 million people. This means that about 63% of Ethiopia’s population is Christian. Ethiopia has been called one of the last frontier markets by many economists because of its rich resources such as gold, platinum and crude oil.
Ethiopia is located in East Africa on the Horn of Africa. The capital city of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa which is also its largest city with 2 million inhabitants (2017). Other major cities include Gondar with around 300 000 people and Dire Dawa with around 400 000 inhabitants (2017).
10 Moldova-Population- 3.5 Million- 61% Christian
Moldova is a country in Eastern Europe. It has a population of 3.5 million people, 61% of whom are Christian. Moldova is the 10th most Christian country in the world.
Here are the Top 10 Most Christian Countries
The following is a list of the top 10 most Christian countries in the world. The percentages are based on population, geographical area, and land mass.
- Holy See (Vatican City) – 100% Christian
- Armenia – 99% Christian
- Georgia – 99% Christian
- Kazakhstan – 98% Christian
- Moldova – 97% Christian
- Belarus – 95% Christian
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In this article, we have listed 10 of the most Christian countries in the world. There are many other countries that are also predominantly Christian, but for reasons like low population or having a different religion as its main religion, they have not made our list.