"This is the revolution and the evolution beyond the plague,
open your eyes and march into the future,
stand tall on this new ground,
a place purged of ancient ritual and dogma,
this is the Atheist Empire."
850,000,000 people around the world are Atheist, Agnostic or Non-Religious. That's more than 1 out of 10 people, making up the 4th largest belief group.
Statistics have shown that the more educated an individual, the less likely they are to be religious or believe in a god. 72% of the National Academy of Sciences members have a 'personal disbelief in god' and another 20% claim 'doubt or agnosticism'.
Less than 1% of the US prison population is 'atheist' vs. about 10% in the general population.
The Divorce rate among atheists and agnostics is 21% vs. 30% for Jews, 27% for Born again Christians, and 24% for other Christians. More Atheist Statistics...
The Atheist Empire web site was created in 1998 and is one of the largest and most popular resources for Atheists and Non-believers, featuring over 70 pages of content and has accumulated over 840,000 page views. The Great Minds Quotes section is ranked in the top two for 'atheist quotes' on both Google and Yahoo. Other sections such as the Downloads, Music and Movie Guides, Population Statistics and Godless Humor sections have gained popular appeal. More about the Atheist Empire...