A List of Orthodox Christians in Various Countries By Population


The number of Orthodox Christians in the world, according to different accounts is somewhere between 125 and 180 million. It is often difficult to keep track of exact clear-cut numbers, which results in the number being approximate:

Russia: about 50 000 000 - 80 000 000 
(Source: http://www.pravoslavie.ru/put/worldorth.htm)
Ukraine: 20 000 000
Romania: 19 800 000
Greece: 9 000 000
Serbia: 8 000 000
Bulgaria: 6 000 000
Belarus: 6 000 000
Moldova: 3 000 000
Georgia: 2 000 000
Macedonia: 1 000 000
Poland: 1 000 000
Cyprus: 550 000
Lebanon: 370 000
Syria: 300 000
Albania: 165 000
Slovakia: 80 000
Estonia: 75 000
Finland: 58 000
Egypt: 18 000
Jerusalem and Jordan: 15 000
Czech Republic: 10 000
Turkey: 5 000
United States: 5 000 000
Australia: 1 000 000
Canada: 680 000
Germany: 660 000
Brazil: 180 000
France: 150 000
Argentina: 140 000
Sweden: 94 000
Mexico: 75 000 
Chile: 70 000
Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg): 67 000
Italy: 32 000
Switzerland: 23 000
Missions:
Kenia: 400 000
South Africa: 38 000

Added by readers:
Montenegro: 446 858 (source:Montenegro entry in Wikipedia,Demographics section,which provides a link to the census data - www.wikipedia.com)

79% of Russians are Orthodox, Approx. 113 million
(Source: https://rg.ru/2013/01/15/sociologia.html)



Source: http://www.pravoslavie.ru/put/worldorth.htm

Editor’s note: The following numbers are estimates only and may be outdated. If you have, any updated information on any of the countries listed or would like to add another country that is not on the list, please leave a comment in the comments section below. If you would like your information included in the post, please include a valid link source.

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  2. Don't forget Montenegro.According to the 2011 census,there are 446,858 Eastern Orthodox in Montenegro,or 72.07% of the population.Almost all of them belong to the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littorals.
    source:Montenegro entry in Wikipedia,Demographics section,which provides a link to the census data - www.wikipedia.com

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  3. What about the 40 Million Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Christians?????

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  4. Why india is not been included in this list

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    1. We appologize, could you provide the statistics with a source, we will gladly add to this list

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  5. According to the Russian Acsdemy of Sciences, 79% of Russians are Orthodox, which is around 113 million. Here is the link(in Russian): https://rg.ru/2013/01/15/sociologia.html

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  6. The Coptic Orthodox in Egypt make up between 10-15% of the population. The population in Egypt currently stands at around 92million people. Hence, the Copts are numbered a minimum of 10million. They are the largest Christian group in the middle east.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_in_Egypt

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