Number of Lutherans Worldwide
How many Lutherans are there in the world?
NationMaster website reports that the Lutheran population amounts to 104 million people throughout the world ‘“ this number includes not only Lutheran Church members, but also people who claim to be Lutheran. If only Lutheran Church members are considered, this number scales down to about 70 million (data provided by the Lutheran World Foundation). Europe is the continent which has the highest number of Lutherans: 66 million; in Germany alone there are about 40 million Lutherans.