The 2024 World Watch List

The World Watch List is Open Doors’ annual ranking of the 50 countries where Christians face the most extreme persecution. In this year's list, we see both the horrors of persecution—and the extravagance of God's grace:

There are several ways to learn more about persecution and the 2024 World Watch List. You can scroll down to read about individual countries, or you can download the entire prayer guide booklet for free! You can also order a free physical copy of the booklet to be sent to your home. Regardless of how you experience the 2024 World Watch List, may it strengthen your faith, and your commitment to stand with your persecuted brothers and sisters around the world.  

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☰ Ranking

  • Leader
  • No. of Christians
  • Main Religion
  • Government
Persecution Level
  • Violence
  • Private Life
  • Family Life
  • Community Life
  • National Life
  • Church Life
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Persecution Source
Main Religion
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