Muslim births to overtake Christian births in two decades: Study

Although Christians accounted for 33 per cent of global births in recent years — slightly more than Muslim births — they also accounted for 37 per cent of worldwide deaths, nearly twice the share of deaths from other religions.

While Christianity remained the largest religious group globally in 2015 – comprising almost a third (31 per cent) of the world’s 7.3 billion people – its number is in decline in Europe.

‘Christianity is literally dying in Europe,’ Conrad Hackett, the lead researcher on the study, told the Wall Street Journal.

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