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Catholic Czech Republic 4,030,000 - - - 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 Czech Republic 4,036,943 39.20% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) atheist 39.8%, Roman Catholic 39.2%, Protestant 4.6%, Orthodox 3%, other 13.4%; Total population: 10,298,324.
Catholic Czech Republic 4,056,000 39.00% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 246. "Czech Republic... Population: 10.4 million... Roman Catholic (38=9%), Protestant (4.6%), Orthodox (3%), Atheist (37%), Other (16.2%) "
Catholic Czech Republic 4,120,000 40.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 117-118. "Location: Czech Republic; Population: About 10.3 million "; Pg. 118: "Today over 40% belong to the Catholic Church. The Communist regime used various methods to eliminate religion from the lives of the Czechs, but the Catholic Church maintained an underground presence. After the 1989 demonstrations and uprisings, people who had been forced to say Mass in hideouts were able to pray openly. In April 1990 Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass in Prague before a crowd of over half a million Czechs. "
Catholic Czech Republic - 39.00% - - 1998 *LINK* official government info web site Table
Catholic Czechoslovakia - 66.00% - - 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 Delaware - 9.00% 6
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- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 67.
Catholic Delaware - 1.80% 6
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- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 67. Denominational % (9%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 20%.
Catholic Delaware 167,000 27.00% - - 1989 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990). [Original sources: Official Catholic Directory, based on parish-level reporting, & U.S. 1989 Statistical Abstract]; pg. 112. Table: "Catholic Population by State "; [Greeley (author) has conduced a somewhat detailed analysis, adding some adjustments to account for statistically observed undercount, plus some other factors.]
Catholic Delaware 116,341 17.46% 45
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- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Catholic Church.']
Catholic Delaware - 26.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Catholic Delaware 164,973 15.70% 55
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- 1996 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 432-437. Tables: "Catholic Population of the United States " and "Percentage of Catholics in Total Population in U.S. ". Figures are as of Jan. 1, 1997.
Catholic Delaware - 9.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Catholic "
Catholic Denmark - - - - 1450 C.E. Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Denmark ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1991); pg. 24-25. "In the 15th century, the Roman Catholic Church in Denmark was powerful and wealthy. The church's large income came from the estates and farms it owned and from the percentage it received of all the grain produced in the country. People began to reject the church as they watched religious officials--most of whome were membesr of the Danish nobility--amass greater wealth. "
Catholic Denmark - 1.00% - - 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 Denmark - 1.00% - - 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 Denmark 25,000 0.50% - - 1994 *LINK* Rothstein, Mikael. "Patterns of Diffusion and Religious Globalization: An Empirical Survey of New Religious Movements " in Temenos 32 (1996), 195-220. (Viewed online, Temenos web site, 30 Jan. 1999); [Orig. source: "Jensen, Tim (ed.) 1994 Religionsguiden - en vejviser til flygtninges og indvandreres religioner og trossamfund i Danmark. Dansk Flygtningehjælp. Denmark. "] "Denmark is a small country with a population of just over 5 million... There are approximately 25,000 Chatholics, 19,000 Jehova's Witnesses, 5,000 Jews, a similar number of Mormons and even smaller groups of Sikhs, Hindus and Buddhists of various denominations. "
Catholic Denmark 32,000 0.60% 50
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 Denmark - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 5,129,000
Catholic Djibouti - 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 Djibouti 8,000 1.40% 5
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- 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 Dominica 61,254 83.00% - - 1981 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 73,795 total(1981). 1981 census: approx. 92% of pop. various Christian: Roman Catholics comprised 83%; Methodists, 5.3%; Seventh Day Adventists, 3.5%; Pentecostals, 3.2%; Baptists, 2.6%; Anglicans, 0.9%; Church of God, 0.8%, Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.7%.
Catholic Dominica - 77.00% - - 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 Dominica 57,000 79.00% 17
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 Dominica 52,000 - - - 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 Dominica 51,307 77.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 77%, Protestant 15% (Methodist 5%, Pentecostal 3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Baptist 2%, other 2%), none 2%, unknown 1%, other 5%; Total population: 66,633.
Catholic Dominica 65,600 80.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 157-158. "Location: Dominica; Population: 72,000-82,000 "; "The historical French influence on Dominica left the island's population predominantly Roman Catholic. About 80% of Dominicans belong to the Catholic Church. "
Catholic Dominica - 74.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Dominican Republic 2,250,000 90.00% - - 1985 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Total pop. (mid-1980s) approx. 2.5 million. More than 90 percent Roman Catholic. Protestant groups also active; Evangelicals most successful in attracting converts.
Catholic Dominican Republic - 92.00% - - 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 Dominican Republic 7,162,000 90.50% 320
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 Dominican Republic 6,850,000 - - - 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 Dominican Republic 7,475,294 95.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 95%; Total population: 7,868,731.
Catholic Dominican Republic 7,254,000 93.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 161-162. "Location: Dominican Republic...; Population: 7.8 million in the Dominican Republic "; "While some 93% of the population is Roman Catholic, many do not attend church regularly, and, as in many other Catholic countries, the women are generally more observant than the men. "
Catholic Dominican Republic - 96.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 4,800,000. Roman Catholics 96%.
Catholic Dominican Republic - 91.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Dominican Republic - 72.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Dominican Republic - 95.00% - - 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 Ecuador - - 635
units
- 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Ecuador - - 700
units
- 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Ecuador - - - - 1986 Lepthien, Emilie U. Ecuador (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Children's Press (1986); pg. 114?. "Religion: The overwhelming majority of people are Catholic. Less than 1% are Protestant. "
Catholic Ecuador - - 820
units
- 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Ecuador 10,340,000 94.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Estimates of total population in 1989 ranged from 10.8 to 11 million. Approximately 94 percent Roman Catholic. Beginning in late 1960s, significant gains made by Protestant evangelical and Pentecostal churches.
Catholic Ecuador - 94.00% - - 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 Ecuador - - 974
units
- 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Ecuador 10,729,000 93.60% 1,123
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 Ecuador 10,910,000 - - - 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 Ecuador 11,499,868 95.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 95%; Total Population: 12,105,124.
Catholic Ecuador - - 1,041
units
- 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Ecuador - 90.00% - - 1998 "Protestant church torched in Ecuador " in Christian Century (March 18-25, 1998); pg. 282. "About 90 percent of Ecuadorans are Roman Catholic. "
Catholic Ecuador - 93.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Ecuador - 95.00% - - 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 Egypt 213,000 0.35% 221
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 El Salvador 3,120,000 80.00% - - 1974 Haverstock, Nathan A. & John P. Hoover. El Salvador in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). New York: Sterling Publishing, Inc. (1974); pg. 28, 39-40. "El Salvador has nearly 3,900,000 people... "; Pg. 39: "About 80% of the Salvadoran population professes the Roman Catholic faith, between 2 and 3% Protestantism, and the rest apparently do not actively participate in any church. "
Catholic El Salvador - - 175
units
- 1974 Haverstock, Nathan A. & John P. Hoover. El Salvador in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). New York: Sterling Publishing, Inc. (1974); pg. 39-40. "There are 175 parishes at the present time, staffed by almost 400 priests and about 800 nuns. Half of the priests belong to religious orders, chiefly the Salesians and the Jesuits. Almost all of these are foreigners, mostly from Italy and Spain, although there are a few priests and nuns from the U.S. "
Catholic El Salvador - - - - 1988 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Population estimated at 5.4 million in 1988. Overwhelmingly Roman Catholic, although Protestant missionary groups, especially evangelicals, active and continued to make significant number of converts.
Catholic El Salvador - 93.00% - - 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 El Salvador 5,399,000 93.50% 292
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 El Salvador 4,420,000 - - - 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 El Salvador 4,246,370 75.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 75% note: there is extensive activity by Protestant groups throughout the country; by the end of 1992, there were an estimated 1 million Protestant evangelicals in El Salvador; Total Population: 5,661,827.
Catholic El Salvador 4,500,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 394-395. "El Salvador... Population: About 5 million ";Pg. 395: "More than 90% of all Salvadorans are Roman Catholic. "
Catholic El Salvador - 75.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic El Salvador - 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 Equatorial Guinea 364,000 88.00% 48
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 Equatorial Guinea 390,000 - - - 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.


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