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Catholic Australia 5,000,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Australia 4,824,000 26.80% - - 1996 *LINK* Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS). "Australia: Statistics Show Australians Religious Affiliation " in ACNS #1315, 3 Sept. 1997 [97.8.5.2] (viewed online 24 June 1999). "According to figures recently released by the Australian government's Bureau of Statistics... of Australia's nearly 18 million people... statistics... from the nation's latest census in 1996 [which] includes the question: 'What is your religion?'... Since 1947 there has been great change in the religious composition of Australian society due to immigration and to conversion. Then, Anglicans were the biggest group - with 39%... Roman Catholics (20.7% in 1947) are now the biggest group at 26.8%... "
Catholic Australia 4,799,000 27.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) -
Catholic Australia 4,799,543 26.82% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Including all Roman Catholic (listed in table as Western Catholic); Maronites (14,148), Melkites (702), Ukrainian Catholics (4,267); Liberal Catholic Church (596); "Catholic not elsewhere classified " (1,612)]
Catholic Australia 4,798,950 26.81% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1996 adherents " [based on 12,582,764 adherents of Christianity equalling 70.3% of total pop., total population = 17,898,669]
Catholic Australia 4,794,094 26.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Anglican 26.1%, Roman Catholic 26%, other Christian 24.3%; Total population: 18,438,824.
Catholic Australia 4,680,000 26.00% - - 1997 Meisel, Jacqueline Drobis. Australia: The Land Down Under (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997); pg. 60. "Population: 18 million... Religion... Protestant (Church of England), 26%; Roman Catholic... "
Catholic Australia 4,839,402 26.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 18,613,087 (July 1998 est.)... Anglican 26.1%, Roman Catholic 26%, other Christian 24.3% "
Catholic Australia - 26.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Australia 4,680,000 26.00% - - 1999 Dolce, Laura. Australia ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 63, 72. Pg. 63: "...Australia's more than 18 million citizens... "; Pg. 72: "At one time the majority of Australians were members of the Church of England, or Anglicans. Today Catholics make up an equal part of churchgoers. Close to 26% of Australians are Catholic. Roughly the same number (26%) are Anglicans. "
Catholic Australia & Oceania 1,883,000 - - - 1936 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 669. "Statistics:... Australia and Oceania 1,883,000... [H. A. Krose in 'Lexikon fur Theologie and Kirche', VIII, 791 (1936)] "
Catholic Australia: New South Wales 1,529,176 - - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in New South Wales, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1986 adherents "
Catholic Australia: New South Wales 1,692,646 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in New South Wales, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1991 adherents "
Catholic Australia: New South Wales 1,756,372 29.19% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in New South Wales, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1991 adherents "; [based on 1996 Islam total adherents of 102,288 = 1.7%, total pop. of New South Wales would be 6,016,941]
Catholic Austria 6,080,646 78.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies In May 1991 census, [total] population 7,795,786. about 78 percent Roman Catholic, 5 percent Protestant, 8 percent other (includes Jewish, Muslim, and Orthodox), and 9 percent no denomination.
Catholic Austria - 84.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Austria - 89.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 204-205. Chart
Catholic Austria 6,677,000 78.20% 3,037
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Austria 6,320,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Austria 6,831,304 85.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 6%, other 9%; Total population: 8,132,505.
Catholic Austria 406,681 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 8,133,611 (July 1998 est.)... Religions: Roman Catholic 78%, Protestant 5%, other 17% "
Catholic Austria 6,675,000 89.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 46-47. "Population: 7.5 million "; "In spite of the official separation of church and state, some 89% of Austrians are Roman Catholic... In the countries, religious festivals, processions, & pageants take place throughout the year. In urban areas, religious observance is often more casual and typically limited to holidays & major events such as births, weddings, and funerals. "
Catholic Austria - 85.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "
Catholic Azerbaijan - - - - 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. "Islam is the prevailing religion. There is a small Catholic community of Polish and Armenian origin near the capital. "
Catholic Bahamas - 19.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Bahamas 47,000 16.80% 29
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Bahamas 53,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Bahamas 52,429 19.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Baptist 32%, Anglican 20%, Roman Catholic 19%, Methodist 6%, Church of God 6%, other Protestant 12%, none or unknown 3%, other 2%; Total population: 275,941.
Catholic Bahamas 53,168 19.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 279,833 (July 1998 est.)... Roman Catholic 19%... "
Catholic Bahamas 54,400 20.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 71-72. "Location: Bahamas; Population: 272,000 "; "Most Bahamians are Christian: Baptists account for about 33% of the population, while Roman Catholics and Anglicans account for about 20% each. "
Catholic Bahamas - 26.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Bahamas - 7.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Bahrain 30,000 5.08% 1
unit
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.; "Population is Muslim; Catholics are foreign workers. Under ecclesiastical jurisdiction of Arabia vicariate apostolic. "
Catholic Bangladesh 231,000 0.19% 73
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Barbados 10,220 4.00% - - 1987 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Total pop. (1987) 255,500. The Church of God and the Roman Catholic and Methodist churches each claimed to minister to between 3 and 4 percent of the population.
Catholic Barbados - 4.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Barbados 10,000 3.80% 6
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Barbados 12,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Barbados 10,350 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, unknown 3%, other 9% (1980); Total population: 258,756 (1997 estimate).
Catholic Barbados 10,361 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 259,025 (July 1998 est.)... Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, unknown 3%, other 9% (1980)... "
Catholic Barbados 10,440 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Barbados: Isle of Dreams " Religion: Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, Other 9%; Population: 261,000.
Catholic Barbados - - 5
units
- 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Fun Barbados " Barbados Religion page: church listing. "Currently there are around 60 Anglican churches that can be found on the island and over the years many other denominations have joined and can be found list below. "
Catholic Belarus - - 127
units
- 1916 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "Before 1917, Belarus had 2,466 religious congregations, including 1,650 Orthodox, 127 Roman Catholic, 657 Jewish, 32 Protestant, and several Muslim communities. Many congregations were destroyed during the early Soviet years... "
Catholic Belarus - - 305
units
- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer... 17 Seventh-Day Adventist, 9 Apostolic Christian, 8 Uniate, 8 New Apostolic, 8 Muslim, 7 Jewish, and 15 others. "
Catholic Belarus 1,245,000 12.00% 338
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Belarus 1,330,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Belgium - 90.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Belgium - 75.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 204-205. Chart
Catholic Belgium 8,462,000 83.70% 3,962
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Belgium 8,790,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Belgium 7,623,794 75.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25%; Total population: 10,165,059.
Catholic Belgium 7,631,192 75.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 10,174,922 (July 1998 est.)... Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25% "
Catholic Belgium 7,740,000 86.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 66-67. "Population: About 9 million "; "Belgium is predominantly a Catholic country; in 1993 about 86% of the population identified itself as Roman Catholic... While Belgian Catholics are commonly baptized and receive a religious education, many do not otherwise actively practice their religion. Some are even outright nonbelievers who avoid leaving the church because of its link with many social services, at the parishes and other levels. "
Catholic Belgium - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 157-158. "Flemings... Location: Belgium (northern region, called Flanders); Population: 5 million "; "The Flemings (or Flemish) are Belgium's ethnic majority... The vast majority of Flemish are Catholics. While virtually all are baptized and receive a Catholic education, many do not actively practice their religion, and some are even nonbelievers who remain nominally Catholic in order to avoid being cut off from the many social services administered through the Church. "
Catholic Belgium - 75.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "
Catholic Belize - - - - 1990 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Estimated at 191,000 [total pop.] in 1990. Majority Roman Catholic, with significant Protestant minorities. Most Anglicans and Methodists reside in Belize City. Evangelical Protestant missionaries active and gaining adherents, especially in rural areas.
Catholic Belize - 62.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Belize 124,000 62.00% - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 80. "Location: Belize; Population: Over 200,000 "; "In 1993, 62% of the Belizean people were Roman Catholic... "
Catholic Belize 123,000 58.00% 13
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Belize 126,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Belize 139,291 62.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 30% (Anglican 12%, Methodist 6%, Mennonite 4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Pentecostal 2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1%, other 2%), none 2%, other 6% (1980); Total population: 224,663.
Catholic Belize 142,699 62.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 230,160 (July 1998 est.)... Roman Catholic 62%... "
Catholic Belize - 55.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Population: 146,000. Roman Catholics 55%. Protestants 40%. Community 38,000. Denominations 9. Major groups: Anglicans 15,000; Methodists 14,000; Nazarenes 3,000; Pentecostals (3) 3,000 adherents. Evangelicals 6%.
Catholic Belize - 64.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Belize - 62.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "


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