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Data Stories: Historical, Political, and Regional Religious Trends

These charts show the spread of world religions, political trends among religious leaders, and smaller religious populations.

 

The Span of History

Business Insider

‎This animated visualization from Business Insider shows how each of the major religions spread over time.

 

The Relationship Between Religion and Politics 

NYTimes

This series of charts from the New York Times maps religious leaders along political lines and shows the age and gender breakdown of various denominations.

 

America’s Second Place Religions 

NPR

NPR provides this map of the second most popular religion in each state in the U.S. and explains the history behind the Baha’i in South Carolina.

 

About the Author

Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her at lstares@tdwi.org.


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