Atheists, agnostics and other people who don’t affiliate with a religion will make up a smaller fraction of the world’s population in 2050, according to a new study.
The Pew Research Center study released Thursday found that the growth of major religious groups will outpace the rise in the unaffiliated population despite trends in the United States and other Western countries, where the proportion of religiously unaffiliated people is expected to grow. By 2050, the total global population is expected to rise to 9.3 billion from 6.9 billion today.
Islam will expand [much] faster than any other major religion, according to the report. . .(Read more from “The World Is Becoming More Religious and You Will Never Guess Which Religion Is Growing the Fastest” HERE)