Overview

As of 2010, there were 344,530,000 people of all ages living in North America. More than three-quarters of North America’s population is Christian (77%), and about one-in-six North Americans do not identify with any religion (17%). Jews comprise nearly 2% of the region’s total population, while Muslims and Buddhists each make up 1%. Hindus and followers of folk or traditional religions each make up less than 1% of North America’s population, as do adherents of other religions.