Predominant confessions in Germany by district

Christianity is the largest religion in Germany (58.5% of the population). The second-largest religion in Germany is Islam (5%). About 35% of the country’s population is not affiliated with any church or religion.

The two largest churches of the country are the Roman Catholic Church and the Evangelical Church in Germany, a Protestant confederation of United Protestant (Lutheran and Reformed) churches. The two churches together comprised 55% of the population, of whom 28.6% belonged to the Catholic Church and 26.6% to the Evangelical Church. In 2016, Orthodox Christianity constituted ~2% of the population and other minor Christian churches.

Map of confessions in Germany by district

On this map, you can clearly see the differences between the former West and East Germany.

East and West Germany
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