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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 India 16,016,000 1.70% 7,247
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 India 14,000,000 - - - 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 India - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 904,800,000
Catholic Indiana 879,000 16.00% - - 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 Indiana 699,188 12.61% 476
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 Indiana - 19.50% - - 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 Indiana 739,084 11.40% 440
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 Indiana - 20.00% - - 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 Indonesia - 2.30% - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, by P. J. Johnstone STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Roman Catholics 2.3%, majority on Flores
Catholic Indonesia - 3.00% - - 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 Indonesia 5,870,520 3.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 195,683,531 [total pop.] (1992). Most (87 percent) observe Islam; 6 percent Protestant, 3 percent Roman Catholic, 2 percent Hindu, 1 percent Buddhist, 1 percent other.
Catholic Indonesia 5,380,000 2.70% 991
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 Indonesia 7,100,000 - - - 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 Indonesia 6,293,224 3.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 87%, Protestant 6%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 2%, Buddhist 1%, other 1% (1985); Total Population: 209,774,138 (1997 est.).
Catholic Indonesia 5,850,000 3.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 297. "Location: Indonesia; Population: 195 million; Religion: Islam (87%); Protestantism (6%); Catholicism (3%); Hinduism (3%); Buddhism (1%) "
Catholic Indonesia - 3.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Indonesia - Batak 450,000 10.00% - - 1990 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 101-102. "Batak: Location: Indonesia (North Sumatra); Population: 3 to 6 million "; Pg. 102: "...about 10% of all Batak are Catholics, missionary work having begun only after independence. "
Catholic Indonesia - Toraja 39,600 12.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 661-662. "Sa'dan Toraja: Location: Indonesia; Population: 330,000 "; "Since Indonesian independence, Christianity has grown rapidly among the Toraja, claiming 64% as Protestants ans 12% as Catholics. "
Catholic Indonesia: Flores 1,190,000 85.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 478-479. "Manggarai: Location: Indonesia (island of Flores); Population: 400,000; Language: Manggarai; Bahasa Indonesia; Religion: Roman Catholic majority; traditional animism "; "The mountainous island of Flores... Inhabiting the western third of the island, the Manggarai are the largest single ethnic group, numbering 400,000 out of the total Flores population of 1.4 million. "; "The island of Flores as a whole is 85% Catholic, an anomaly in the world's largest Muslim country. "
Catholic Indonesia: Kalimantan Tengah - 1.94% - - 1980 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 581. "According to the 1980 census... of the population of Kalimantan Tengah... 14.27% of the provincial population was Protestant and 1.94% was Catholic... "
Catholic Indonesia: Nias 35,714 7.14% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 584-585. "Niasans: Location: Indonesia (island of Nias); Population: 500,000 "; Pg. 585: "Six out of seven Niasans are Protestant; the remainder are about evenly divided between Muslim (mostly immigrants from elsewhere in Indonesia) and Catholic. "
Catholic Indonesia: West Sumba - 20.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 711. "In recent decades, Protestantism has come to claim 51% of the population in East Sumba and 34% in West Sumba, while the Catholic population now includes 20% of the total in West Sumba. "
Catholic Iowa 750,000 26.00% - - 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 Iowa 520,322 18.79% 564
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 Iowa - 21.50% - - 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 Iowa 509,141 18.30% 511
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 Iowa - 23.00% - - 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 Iowa: Dubuque - 70.00% - - 1990 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 142. "For example, Catholics were sufficiently established in Dubuque, Iowa, by 1837--long before substantial Catholic immigration had begun--that a bishop was appointed... Catholics still make up 70 percent of the population of Dubuque in the 1990s "
Catholic Iran 21,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979 edition); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) There remain [of Christians]: Armenians 108,000; Nestorian 25,000; Roman Catholics 21,000
Catholic Iran 13,000 0.02% 18
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 Iran 13,000 - - - 1999 "Iran president, pope call for interfaith dialogue " in Dallas Morning News (March 12, 1999); pg. 11A. "Tens of thousands of Christians have emigrated from Iran since 1979, cutting the Christian population by nearly two-thirds, to roughly 120,000, of which only 13,000 are Catholic. "
Catholic Iraq 621,000 3.00% 92
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 Iraq 262,000 1.19% - - 1998 *LINK* Religious News Service. "Pope Meets Iraqi Catholic, Muslim Leaders. Papal Visit Now More Likely " in Salt Lake Tribune. Saturday, 15 May 1999 (viewed online 15 May 1999). "About 5% of officially secular but overwhelmingly Muslim Iraq's 22 million people are Christian. There are about 262,000 Catholics in Iraq, the most numerous being those associated with the Chaldean rite, according to the 1999 Catholic Almanac. "
Catholic Ireland - 97.00% - - 1984 Fradin, Dennis B. The Republic of Ireland (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1984); pg. 85. "About 97% of the people in the Republic of Ireland are catholics. Few countries have a larger proportion of people of one religion... Religion is still important in the personal lives of most of the Irish. Almost every city and town has at least one Catholic church, and on Sundays most of the churches are filled. The country's many priests are respected and their opinions are valued. The priests visit the sick, give advice to people regarding their everyday problems, and help in the planning of events such as weddings. "
Catholic Ireland 3,268,406 95.00% - - 1988 Pomeray, J. K. Ireland (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988); pg. 9. "Population: 3,440,427... Religions: Roman Catholic, 95%; Anglican (Church of Ireland), 2.9%; Methodist, Presbyterian & other Protestant, 1%; Jewish, 0.06% "
Catholic Ireland - 97.00% - - 1988 Pomeray, J. K. Ireland (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988); pg. 91-92. "Almost 97% of the people in the Republic of Ireland are Catholic. For most, to be Irish is to be Catholic; the two are almost inseparable... Today, the Catholic church still plays a vital role in the life of almost every Irish citizen... "
Catholic Ireland - 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 Ireland - 94.00% - - 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 Ireland 3,372,500 95.00% - - 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.; "Catholics in Ireland [NOT incl. Northern Ireland] were about 95% of the estimated total population of 3,550,000. "
Catholic Ireland 3,300,000 - - - 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 Ireland 3,354,465 93.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 93%, Anglican 3%, none 1%, unknown 2%, other 1% (1981); Total population: 3,606,952 (1997 est.).
Catholic Ireland 3,472,620 93.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Ireland Statistics "; by Barry McCarthy, 1997 (Dec. 1998) "Population: 3,734,000 as of 1989; Religions: Roman Catholic 93%, Protestant 3% "
Catholic Ireland 3,420,000 95.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 194-195. "Location: Ireland; Population: 3.6 million "; Pg. 195: "Ireland is a staunchly Catholic country. Roman Catholics account for about 95% of Ireland's population, and nearly 90% of the Irish people attend mass every week. Pilgrimages to shrines and holy places at home and abroad attrct tens of thousands annually. Catholicism is strongly woven into the fabric of Irish life, influencing its laws, education, architecture, and daily life... "
Catholic Ireland - 91.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 3,900,000
Catholic Ireland - 93.00% - - 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 Israel 90,000 1.62% 74
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 Israel - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 5,438,000; "Five different rites, including Roman Catholic "
Catholic Italy - 95.00% - - 1929 Keefe, Eugene K., et al. Area Handbook for Italy (1st Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1977; research completed 1976); pg. 74. "Church-state relations were normalized with the negotiation of the Lateran Pacts of 1929... The state desired the tacit support of the church in a country where over 95% of the population professed Catholicism... "
Catholic Italy - 97.12% - - 1950 *LINK* web site: Secular Web (1 Jan. 1999); web page: "The Lies And Fallacies Of The Encyclopedia Britanica How Powerful And Shameless Clerical Forces Castrated A Famous Work Of Reference " by Joseph McCabe (who died 1955); "Copyright Internet Infidels 1995-1998. " "The historical section of the article "Italy " -- a country which is described as 97.12 percent Catholics even now that Communists and Socialists dominate it -- ought to have been revised... "
Catholic Italy - 90.00% - - 1965 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 268. "Catholics continue to be approximately the same proportion of the population in all five countries that they were twenty years ago--nine-tenths in Italy, two-fifths in the BRD [West Germany], a quarter in the United States and Australia, and a tenth in Britain. "
Catholic Italy 54,320,000 97.00% - - 1976 Keefe, Eugene K., et al. Area Handbook for Italy (1st Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1977; research completed 1976); pg. 73. "Religon has always been a prime unifying force among the Italian people. Italy is almost wholley Roman Catholic; according to the Catholic Almanac, 1976 the proportion is as high as 97% of the country's population. "
Catholic Italy 54,320,000 97.00% - - 1976 Keefe, Eugene K., et al. Area Handbook for Italy (1st Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1977; research completed 1976); pg. vii. "Population: Estimated at about 56 million in January 1976... Religion: Estimated at 97% Roman Catholic. "
Catholic Italy - - 29,764
units
- 1976 Keefe, Eugene K., et al. Area Handbook for Italy (1st Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1977; research completed 1976); pg. 75. "In 1976 there were 29,764 parishes in Italy. Parish size varied. A rural parish could include as few as 500 people; urban parishes could have as many as 40,000. There were 41,816 diocesan clergy to serve the various clergy. "
Catholic Italy - 90.00% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 268. "Catholics continue to be approximately the same proportion of the population in all five countries that they were twenty years ago--nine-tenths in Italy, two-fifths in the BRD [West Germany], a quarter in the United States and Australia, and a tenth in Britain. "
Catholic Italy - 83.00% - - 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 Italy - 97.00% - - 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 Italy 55,599,000 97.20% 25,769
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 Italy 47,780,000 - - - 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 Italy 55,693,896 98.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 98%, other 2%; Total population: 56,830,508.
Catholic Italy 55,916,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* Zenit. "DOSSIER: BRAZIL AND MEXICO HAVE LARGEST NUMBER OF CATHOLICS " on "Zenit News Agency " web site (online Catholic news); Archives: 13 June 1999 (ZE99061302). (Viewed 19 June 1999). "The country in the world with the largest number of Catholics is Brazil... followed by Mexico... the Philippines... the United States, with 58,078 million, and Italy, with 55,916 million. These are some of the figures given in the latest edition of the Church's Statistical Yearbook for 1997... "
Catholic Italy 56,430,000 99.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 160-161. "Location: Italy; Population: About 57 million "; "Italy is an overwhelmingly Catholic country: 99% of Italians describe themselves as Roman Catholics, although the extent and nature of religious observance vary widely. It is estimated that only about one-third of Italian Catholics attend mass regularly. "
Catholic Italy - 78.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 57,592,000
Catholic Italy - 98.00% - - 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 Italy 47,725,000 83.00% - - 1999 Bonomi, Kathryn. Italy (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9-10. "Population: 57.5 million... Religions: Roman Catholic, 83%; other, 17% (includes 16% nonreligious and atheist and 1% other religions) "
Catholic Italy - 80.00% - - 1999 Foster, Leila Merrell. Italy (series: Modern Nations of the World). San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1999); pg. 15. "While 80% of all Italians state that they are Roman Catholics, religious minorities (mostly Protestant, Muslim, and Jewish) are guaranteed freedom of worship. "


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