Religions often define a culture’s behaviors, morals and customs, affecting all walks of life. Music, art, marriage, funerals, holiday celebrations — you name it, religion often casts its influence one way or another. And that's not to mention, religious places of worship are some of the most-visited among locals and tourists alike.
But when it comes to religions of the world, how many do you know? There are hundreds of religions that you have likely never even heard of. These religions date as far back as several-thousand years to as recently as just 60 years ago. There are religions that are concentrated in a very small portion of the globe and ones that have adherents (or followers) in the majority of the world's countries.
So, which ones are the world’s most popular? Far + Wide took a look at the top 20 most-practiced religions across the globe and broke them down for you to see just how popular they are, where they are practiced and what makes each of them unique. Do you see your chosen faith on the list? Read on to find out more.