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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Catholic Guyana - 11.00% - - 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 Guyana 88,000 10.60% 30
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 Guyana 130,000 - - - 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 Guyana - 13.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Haiti - 70.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Operation World 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Roman Catholicism 70%, the state religion, but considerable compromised by close contacts with Voodooism. Voodooism is really the national religion -- an outgrowth of African spiritism and witchcraft.
Catholic Haiti - 80.00% - - 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 Haiti 6,255,000 87.10% 237
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 Haiti 5,410,000 - - - 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 Haiti 5,289,126 80.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 80% (of which an overwhelming majority also practice Voodoo), Protestant 16% (Baptist 10%, Pentecostal 4%, Adventist 1%, other 1%), none 1%, other 3% (1982); Total Population: 6,611,407 (1997 est.).
Catholic Haiti 5,271,200 80.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 215, 219. "Location: Haiti; Population: 6,589,000 "; "Religion is an integral part of Haitian life and culture. Vodou (a mixture of African animism and Christianity, also known as Voodoo) and Roman Catholicism are the two main religions. Over 90% of Haitians participate in Vodou religion. Because Vodou is nonexclusive, 80% of Haitians are also Roman Catholic, and Protestants of various denominations account for the other 20%, many of whom do not generally participate in Vodou. All three religious sectors are organized at the national level and are officially organized. "
Catholic Haiti - 80.00% - - 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 "; "80% (majority practice Voodoo) "
Catholic Hawaii - 33.00% - - 1957 Chegaray, Jacques. Hawaii: Isle of Dreams; New York: Sterling Publishing Co. (1957); pg. 181. "To-day Hawaii reckons a third of its population Catholic, one-third Protestant (including Mormons, Lutherans, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Latter-Day Saints, Seventh Day Adventists, Baptists, etc.), and one-third Buddhist (Japanese and Chinese). "
Catholic Hawaii 231,000 22.00% - - 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 Hawaii 232,780 21.00% 102
units
- 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 Hawaii 232,780 19.70% 69
units
- 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 Hawaii - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 225. "Most Hawaiians are Christian, with a majority of those being Roman Catholic. Buddhists and followers of Shinto religion are the largest minorities in the state. "
Catholic Herzegovina - eastern - - 14
units
- 1624 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 70. "By 1624 there were still 14 Catholic parishes churches in eastern Hercegovina... "
Catholic Herzegovina - eastern - - 11
units
- 1639 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 70. "By 1624 there were still 14 Catholic parishes churches in eastern Hercegovina; 15 years later the total had sunk to eleven, of which four were said to be almost in ruins. "
Catholic Honduras - 97.00% - - 1987 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: International Intercessors -- March, 1987); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) About 97 percent of the people are Roman Catholic. There is a small Protestant minority... Most Catholics: "Popular Catholicism " or "Crito-paganism are terms often used to indicate the nominal character of their faith.
Catholic Honduras - 85.00% - - 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 Honduras - - - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 5.1 million [total pop.] (1992). Predominantly Roman Catholic, although Protestant denominations growing rapidly.
Catholic Honduras 5,517,000 92.70% 144
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 Honduras 4,820,000 - - - 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 Honduras 5,578,842 97.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant minority; Total Population: 5,751,384.
Catholic Honduras 4,750,000 95.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 233. "Location: Honduras; Population: 5 million "; "Nearly 95% of the population is Roman Catholic. "
Catholic Honduras - 97.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Honduras.com: general country web site (1998) Religions: Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant minority
Catholic Honduras - 85.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Honduras - 97.00% - - 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 Hong Kong - - 1
unit
- 1841 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998); pg. 70. "A Roman Catholic church was established in Hong Kong in 1841. "
Catholic Hong Kong - - 97
units
- 1841 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998); pg. 70. "There are 62 parishes and 35 centers for Mass. "
Catholic Hong Kong 100,000 - - - 1977 Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977); pg. 342. "There are also communities of at least 100,000 Catholics in Pakistan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Ceylon, Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand. "
Catholic Hong Kong 350,000 7.00% - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 181. "In Hong Kong some 12 pecent of the population of over 5 million was Christian by the early 1980s. Roman Catholics are slightly over half... "
Catholic Hong Kong 237,000 3.80% 62
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 Hong Kong 260,000 - - - 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 Hong Kong 325,000 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* 1997 Religious Studies News Recent studies on the numbers of religious residents in the population of Hong Kong (now about 6.5 million) indicate ... about 10 percent are Christians... The numbers of Protestant and Catholic believers are approximately equal.
Catholic Hong Kong - 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Hungary 7,155,000 67.50% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 10.6 million [total pop.] (1989). About 67.5 percent Roman Catholic, 20 percent Reformed (Calvinist), 5 percent Lutheran, and 5 percent unaffiliated. Small numbers of other Protestant sects, Uniates, Orthodox, and Jews.
Catholic Hungary - 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 Hungary 6,602,000 64.60% 2,175
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 Hungary 6,920,000 - - - 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 Hungary - 68.00% - - 1997 Burke, Patrick. Eastern Europe. Austin, Texas: Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers (1997); pg. 24. "Most East Europeans are Christians, and the majority are Roman Catholics (94% of all Poles, 68% of Hungarians and 60% of Slovaks). "
Catholic Hungary 6,906,872 67.50% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%; Total Population: 10,232,404.
Catholic Hungary 6,600,000 66.00% - - 1997 Steins, Richard. Hungary: Crossroads of Europe (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997); pg. 21, 24. "Hungary... Its entire population is only a little over 10 million... "; Pg. 24: "Today, two thirds of the people are Roman Catholics. "
Catholic Hungary 6,500,000 65.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 186-187. "Location: Hungary; Population: About 10 million "; "About 65% of Hungarians are Roman Catholic, 20% Reformed Calvinists, and 5% Lutherans "
Catholic Hungary - 61.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 10,509,000
Catholic Hungary - 68.00% - - 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 Iceland - 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 Iceland 2,620 1.00% - - 1994 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 190-191. "Location: Iceland; Population: 262,000 " [1994 pop. est.]; Pg. 191: "...1% are Roman Catholics... "
Catholic Iceland 3,000 1.11% 4
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 Idaho 121,000 23.00% - - 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 Idaho 73,897 7.34% 115
units
- 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 Idaho - 11.50% - - 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 Idaho 116,500 10.00% 73
units
- 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 Idaho 120,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher ( "compiler "). "World View... ", subhead: "New Bishop in Boise " in Salt Lake Tribune (March 20, 1999), viewed online 21 March 1999. [Orig. source: Associated Press] "Bishop Michael Driscoll was installed on Thursday as the seventh leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise. Driscoll, 59, who has been in the city for less than a week, will lead the 120,000 Catholics in Idaho. "
Catholic Idaho - 15.00% - - 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 Illinois 3,806,000 33.00% - - 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 Illinois 3,611,033 31.59% 1,089
units
- 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 Illinois - 33.10% - - 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 Illinois 3,650,022 31.00% 1,057
units
- 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 Illinois - 29.00% - - 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 Illinois: Chicago - - - - 1958 Reeves, Thomas C. Twentieth Century America: A Brief History. New York: Oxford University Press (2000); pg. 158. "Between 1948 and 1958, the Archdiocese of Chicago, the nation's largest, opened an average of six new parishes every year. "
Catholic Illinois: Chicago 1,080,800 38.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Chicago pop: 2.8 million.
Catholic India 300,000 - - - 1557 C.E. Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 367. "There were said to be as many as three hundred thousand Roman Catholic Christians [in India] as early as 1557. Today they number well over 3 million. "
Catholic India 3,334,938 - - - 1938 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 367. "The Statistical Survey of the World Mission (International Missionary Council, N.Y. 1938)... Roman Catholic church... reported 3,334,938 Catholics... "
Catholic India 6,000,000 - - - 1962 Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977); pg. 337. "By 1962 Catholics numbered some six million [in India], with the large majority of them concentrated south of an imaginary line drawn between Goa and Madras. "


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