ÔÇ£ÔǪatheists are a small minority in the early years of ┬á21st┬ácentury. Only 13% say they are atheists. They are mostly ┬áconcentrated in East Asia where 47% of the Chinese and 31% of the Japanese say they are atheists; and Western Europe, 14% of whose population says the same. Elsewhere sizeable majorities claim to be religious; the global average is 59%ÔǪÔÇØ