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