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Catholic Poland - 95.00% - - 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 Poland 36,835,000 95.40% 9,514
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 Poland - 95.00% - - 1995 Otfinoski, Steven. Poland (series: Nations in Transition). New York: Facts on File, Inc. (1995); pg. 61. "To say that Poland is a Catholic country is about as much of an understatement as saying the pope is Catholic... Roughly 95% of the population is Roman Catholic. The Polish people, particularly in the villages and rural areas, are among the most devoutly religious Catholics in the world. "
Catholic Poland 35,140,000 - - - 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 Poland - 94.00% - - 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 Poland 36,684,476 95.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 38,615,239. Roman Catholic 95% (about 75% practicing), Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, and other 5%
Catholic Poland 36,290,000 95.00% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 278. "Poland... Population: 38.2 million... Roman Catholic (95%; 75% practicing), Uniate, Greek Orthodox, Protestant and others (5%). "
Catholic Poland 34,650,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 308. "Location: Poland; Population: 38.5 million "; "The Poles are a deeply religious people. Roman Catholicism is the religion of some 90% of Poles, and it exerts an important influence on many aspects of Polish life. "
Catholic Poland - 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 Portugal - 95.00% - - 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 Portugal 10,185,000 97.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 10.5 million [total pop.] (1992). 97 percent nominally Roman Catholic; Protestant denominations 1 percent; others 2 percent.
Catholic Portugal - 95.00% - - 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. 206-207. Chart
Catholic Portugal 9,948,000 92.00% 4,346
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 Portugal 9,380,000 - - - 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 Portugal 9,633,114 97.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 9,931,045. Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant denominations 1%, other 2%
Catholic Portugal 10,185,000 97.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 312. "Location: Portugal; Population: 10.5 million "; "The overwhelming majority of Portuguese (97%) are Roman Catholics, and Catholicism is the center of Portuguese life. "
Catholic Portugal - 94.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 10,429,000
Catholic Portugal - 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 Prince Edward Island 61,400 47.30% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Source: Canadian Census]; pg. 138. "Prince Edward Island is the only province where the numbers of Protestants and Catholics are nearly the same. In 1991, 48.4% of the population, or about 62,800 people, was Protestant... Roman Catholics comprised 47.3% of the population, or about 61,400 people. "
Catholic Prince Edward Island 60,600 47.31% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; "Catholic " here includes: Roman Catholic, Ukrainian Catholic, and "Other Catholic "
Catholic Prince Edward Island 60,625 - 59
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 382-383. Table: Statistics of the Catholic Church in Canada. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995.
Catholic Puerto Rico - 87.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 3,200,000. Roman Catholics 87%.
Catholic Puerto Rico 2,640,000 80.00% - - 1987 Rodgers, Mary M. (ed). Puerto Rico ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1987); pg. 34-37. Pg. 34: "Puerto Rico's population... 3.3 million... "; Pg. 36: "Eighty percent of Puerto Ricans are nominally Catholic. "; Pg. 37: "Although four-fifths of all Puerto Ricans are formally considered Catholics, a smaller number actually practice their religion. "
Catholic Puerto Rico 2,975,000 85.00% - - 1990 Fradin, Dennis Brindell & Judith Bloom Fradin. Puerto Rico (series: "Sea to Shining Sea "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1995) "In 1990, Puerto Ric had more than 3.5 million people... About 85 of 100 Puerto Ricans are Catholic. "
Catholic Puerto Rico 2,975,000 85.00% - - 1990 Kent, Deborah. Puerto Rico (series: America the Beautiful). Chicago: Childrens Press (1992); pg. 22, 25. Pg. 22: "...1990 census... [total] population... 3.5 million... "; pg. 25: "Roman Catholicism runs like a powerful undercurrent through nearly every aspect of Puerto Rican life... About 85% of Puerto Ricans are members of the Catholic church. "
Catholic Puerto Rico - 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 Puerto Rico 3,034,000 82.60% 353
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 Puerto Rico 3,030,000 - - - 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 Puerto Rico 2,583,360 - 323
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 Puerto Rico 3,254,230 85.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 3,828,506. Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant denominations and other 15%
Catholic Puerto Rico - 66.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Puerto Rico - 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 Qatar - - 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.
Catholic Quebec 5,930,500 86.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Source: Canadian Census]; pg. 153. "With the overwhelming majority of its residents Roman Catholic, Quebec is unique to Canada. In 1991, 86% of the population was Roman Catholics, or about 5,930,500 people. "
Catholic Quebec 5,861,200 86.06% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; "Catholic " here includes: Roman Catholic, Ukrainian Catholic, and "Other Catholic "
Catholic Quebec 6,057,315 - 1,892
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 382-383. Table: Statistics of the Catholic Church in Canada. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995.
Catholic Quebec - 85.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Web site: "Conseil Superieur de l'Education: Protestant Committee "; web page: "Statistics " (viewed 24 June 1999). "In 1998-1999, the first year of the Quebec linguistic education system, 90% of the students are registered in the French sector and 10% in the English sector. There are 60 French school boards and 9 English school boards. Preliminary statistics indicate that of the more than one million students registered in the public education system at the elementary and secondary levels, 85% have declared themselves Catholic, 7% have declared other religion, 4.4% have declared themselves Protestant and 3.5% have declared no religion. "
Catholic Reunion - 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 Reunion - 96.00% - - 1993 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 2/20/93 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) European and Asian origin -- and the religions are just as diverse. Although 96% would call themselves Roman Catholic, many follow Islam. Hindu temples are also popular, and a form of witchcraft with Hindu roots has widespread influence.
Catholic Reunion 574,000 88.30% 76
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 Reunion 590,000 - - - 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 Reunion 650,672 94.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 692,204. Roman Catholic 94%, Hindu, Islam, Buddhist
Catholic Reunion - 80.00% - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Eighty percent of the people are professing Roman Catholics, yet animistic practices and witchcraft are common... "
Catholic Rhode Island - 21.40% - - 1860 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "If we examine the regional and ethnic dispersion of American Catholics in 1860, we find that Rhode Island was the most Catholic state. The Irish, and the Italians were no doubt a major component of the 21.4 percent of Rhode Islanders who were Catholic. "
Catholic Rhode Island - 33.00% - - 1890 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 114. "In 1890, the impact of Hispanics on Catholic membership showed up clearly in New Mexico, where 77% [of the total population] were Catholic, and Arizona where 37.5% were Catholic. Then came Rhode Island (33%), Massachusetts (32.3%), and Minnesota (24.5%). "
Catholic Rhode Island 523,000 53.00% - - 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 Rhode Island 633,427 63.12% 165
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 Rhode Island - 61.70% - - 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 Rhode Island 637,554 63.60% 159
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 Rhode Island - 51.00% - - 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 Romania 1,389,210 6.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 23,153,475 [total pop.] (1989). About 70 percent Romanian Orthodox, 6 percent Uniate, 6 percent Roman Catholic, 6 percent Protestant, 12 percent unaffiliated or other.
Catholic Romania 2,654,000 11.70% 1,799
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 Romania 1,140,000 - - - 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 Romania 1,347,785 6.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 22,463,077. Romanian Orthodox 70%, Roman Catholic 6% (of which 3% are Uniate), Protestant 6%, unaffiliated 18%
Catholic Romania - 12.00% - - 1998 *LINK* "Romanian Orthodox invite Pope to visit " on Golden Compass Religious Worldnews (July 20). [Orig. source: Catholic World News] Nearly 70 percent of the Romanian population is Orthodox, while about 12 percent is Catholic.
Catholic Romania - 7.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 23,816,000
Catholic Russia 1,306,000 0.88% - - 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 Russia - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 153,646,000
Catholic Rwanda - 65.00% - - 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 Rwanda - 52.00% - - 1993 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Nov. `93 CHURCH AROUND THE WORLD); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 4,400,000. Roman Catholics 52% have a very powerful influence on national life.
Catholic Rwanda 3,642,000 45.80% 484
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 Rwanda 4,450,000 - - - 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 Rwanda 5,029,399 65.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 7,737,537 (July 1997 est.) NOTE: genocide & civil war in 1994 killed more than 1 million Rwandans and forced more than 2 mil. to flee to neighboring countries. Roman Catholic 65%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 1%, indigenous beliefs & other 25%.
Catholic Rwanda 4,200,000 60.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 360-361. "Location:Rwanda; Population: 7 million "; Pg. 361: "...about 60% of Rwandans today are catholic, and another 20-30% are Protestants of various denominations. "
Catholic Rwanda - 50.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "


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