absence of religion, an indifference towards religion, a rejection of religion, or hostility towards religion

Irreligion (or not religious) is the term that describes people who do not have a specific religion.

The term irreligious is sometimes used as an umbrella term, particularly for atheists, agnostics, deists and ignostics.[1]

No religion groupsEdit

There are, at least, three different groups of "not religious" people:


  1. 2012, Joseph F. Healey, Statistics: A Tool for Social Research, Ninth Edition, Cengage Learning, ISBN 978-1-111-18636-4, page 242