Diversity. The latest Pew poll on religion found that out of nearly 20 percent of Americans who call themselves unaffiliated, 2.4 percent identify as atheists. There are 50 Muslim-majority countries worldwide, or countries where over 50% of the population is Muslim. Yet for an atheist to make our ranking of the 50 top atheists in the world—given in ascending order—it is not enough merely to deny that God exists. have advised caution with WIN/Gallup International figures since more extensive surveys which have used the same wording for decades and have bigger sample sizes, have consistently reached lower figures. WE KNOW the religious composition of the world and the largest religions in the US, but what about the countries that don’t believe?What are the most atheist countries in the world? Sweden, the Czech Republic and the UK are the next least religious countries. According to the CIA World Factbook, non-religious people make up 9.66%, while one fifth of them are atheists. Hinduism is the third-largest religion globally. More is required. The WIN-Gallup International Association (WIN/GIA) poll results below are the totals for "not a religious person" and "a convinced atheist" combined. Looking at other end of the ranking, Saudi Arabia came in last place, being ranked the worst country in the world to be an atheist. In April 2017, WIN (Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research) and GALLUP International surveyed more than 66,000 people in 68 countries and only 9% consider themselves atheists. Statistics on atheism are often difficult to represent accurately for a variety of reasons. In Sweden, 18% of people define themselves as atheist and 55% as non-religious, while the Czech Republic is 25% atheist and 47% non-religious. The overall ranking of Best Countries measure global performance on a variety of metrics. The world's most populous country is also the globe's least religious. People walk by the snow-covered Cloud Gate sculpture (also known as The Bean) in Milennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, December 13, 2016. In the UK, 11% of people claim to be atheist and 58% non-religious. The final ranking was made according to the number of those people who marked themselves as nonreligious and atheists and the overall number of … According to a new study, 90 percent of all Chinese consider themselves to be atheists or not to be religious. Hinduism. As with the atheism ranking, most high scores are achieved in Europe (leaving little room for the explicitly faithful): Ireland, Finland, Denmark and the … Keysar et al. | (Photo: Reuters/Kamil Krzaczynski) A secular watchdog group has ranked the best and worst countries for atheists and non-religious people, finding the United States to be among the best, with Islamic regimes making up the worst. Hinduism is considered dharma, or way of life. Countries and regions. It originated on the Indian subcontinent and is widely practiced throughout Southeast Asia. Atheism is a position compatible with other forms of identity including religions. The total lack of atheist congressional representation is somewhat surprising in the broader context of nationwide faith and non-faith trends. 50 Top Atheists in the World Today Atheists deny that God exists.