Christianity now dominant religion in sub-Sahara Africa

A study released this month shows Christianity is now the dominant religion in sub-Sahara Africa. Where once Christians and Muslims combined made up less than a quarter of its population, the region now has 21 percent of the world’s Christians.

The number of Muslims grew from 11 million in 1900 to 234 million in 2010.
Christians have grown from 7 million in 1990 to  the current 470 million. Fifty-seven percent of the population is Christian while 29 percent is Muslim.