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Catholic Slovakia 3,240,000 - - - 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 Slovakia - 60.00% - - 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 Slovakia 3,248,762 60.30% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 5,387,665. Roman Catholic 60.3%, atheist 9.7%, Protestant 8.4%, Orthodox 4.1%, other 17.5%
Catholic Slovakia 3,195,900 60.30% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 316. "Slovak Republic... Population: 5.3 million... Roman Catholic (60.3%), Protestant (8.4%), Orthodox (4.1%), Atheist (9.7%), Other (17.5%). "
Catholic Slovakia 3,300,000 60.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 355-356. "Location: Slovakia; Population: 5.5 million [population of country--86% of those are Slovaks [culturally/ethnically] "; "Most Slovaks (about 60% of the population) belong to the Roman Catholic Church and are closely affiliated with their community church. Slovak Catholicism is generally more traditional than the more liberal Czech version. "
Catholic Slovakia - 60.00% - - 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 Slovenia 1,772,087 90.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 359-360. "Location: Slovenia; Population: [Slovenian population is] 1,727,018 million, or 88% of Slovenia's total population of 1,965,986 (1991 census) "; "Slovenes are mostly Roman Catholic... Although 90% of Slovenes claim to be nominally Catholic, considerably fewer practice their religion (go to mass regularly and receive the sacraments). But Slovene culture is inseparable from Catholicism. "
Catholic Slovenia 1,654,000 83.50% 797
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 Slovenia 1,840,000 - - - 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 Slovenia 1,396,952 70.80% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 1,973,096. Roman Catholic 70.8% (including 2% Uniate), Lutheran 1%, Muslim 1%, other 27.2%
Catholic Slovenia - 71.00% - - 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 Solomon Islands - 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 Solomon Islands 72,000 18.90% 28
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 Solomon Islands 76,000 - - - 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 Solomon Islands 81,102 19.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 426,855. Anglican 34%, Roman Catholic 19%, Baptist 17%, United (Methodist/Presbyterian) 11%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, other Protestant 5%, traditional beliefs 4%
Catholic Solomon Islands - 19.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Somalia 200 0.00% 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 South Africa - 8.60% - - 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.) Total population: 26,100,000. Roman Catholics 8.6%
Catholic South Africa - 10.00% - - 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 South Africa 3,030,000 7.30% 731
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 South Africa 2,560,000 - - - 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 South Africa 1,200,000 2.89% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 118. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Principal Religions: Methodist and other Protestant Christians, (10.2 million), Afrikaaner Dutch Reformed, split into three sects (5.2 million), Roman Catholic (1.2 million), Anglican, split into two sects (1.1 million), traditional tribal beliefs, Hindu, Islam. The above figures are of nominal allegiance rather than persons active in religion. "
Catholic South Africa - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic South Africa - 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic South Africa - blacks 1,600,000 6.79% - - 1986 Stein, R. Conrad. South Africa (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1986); pg. 24, 37. Pg. 24: "estimated 1986 population of South Africa stood at 33,185,000... Using the government-created categories, 71% of the people were black, 17% were white, colored made up 9%...; Pg. 37: "Other black Christians, include 700,000 Lutherans, 800,000 Anglicans, 360,000 Presbyterians, and 1.6 million Roman Catholics. "
Catholic South America - - 14,148
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 South America 162,488,992 - - - 1981 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Source: 1981 Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 433. Table: Membership in the Major Religions of the World "
Catholic South America 161,488,992 64.34% - - 1982 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981 2nd edition; updated since 1977 1st ed.). [Orig. source: Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year, 1982]; pg. 405. Table: "Estimated membership of the principal religions of the world "
Catholic South America - - 14,885
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 South America - 90.00% - - 1987 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987); pg. 88. "The Church claims that 90% of the population of South America is Roman Catholic, while in the Far East that figure drops to 2%... "
Catholic South America - - 16,307
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 South America - - 18,074
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 South America 276,089,984 88.40% 19,065
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 368. Table: Catholic World Statistics. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995.
Catholic South America - - 19,047
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 South Carolina 100,000 3.00% - - 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 South Carolina 78,768 2.26% 120
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 South Carolina - 5.70% - - 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 South Carolina 109,629 3.00% 86
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 South Carolina - 7.00% - - 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 South Dakota 219,000 31.00% - - 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 South Dakota 143,776 20.66% 271
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 South Dakota - 25.70% - - 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 South Dakota 160,916 22.60% 224
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 South Dakota - 25.00% - - 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 Soviet Union 20,070,190 7.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 286,717,000 [Total pop.] (1989). Reliable statistics unavailable, but about 18% Russian Orthodox; 17% Muslim; and nearly 7% Roman Catholic, Protestant, Armenian Orthodox, Georgian Orthodox, & Jewish combined. Officially, most of remainder atheist.
Catholic Soviet Union - 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. 206-207. Chart
Catholic Spain - - - - 1975 Keefe, Eugene K., et al. Area Handbook for Spain (1st Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1976; research completed 1975); pg. 127. "Spain is perhaps the most avidly Roman Catholic country in Europe, both in the sense of its official affiliation with the church in Rome and to the degree that the culture is permeated and uniquely colored by it. Nearly all of the country's 35 million inhabitants are at least nominally Roman Catholic, and over the centuries Spain has been broadly characterized as 'more papist than the pope.' Secularism has made deep inroads; nevertheless the influence of the church remains pervasive, penetrating to the roots of an overwhelmingly Catholic society. "
Catholic Spain - - - - 1975 Keefe, Eugene K., et al. Area Handbook for Spain (1st Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1976; research completed 1975); pg. xi-xii. "Population: About 35.5 millino in mid-1975... Religion: Roman Catholicism is official religion under terms of Concordat of 1953 signed with Vatican. Concordat provided that church property would be tax exempt, government wuld pay clerical salaries, only Catholic marriages would be valid, and instruction in Catholicism would be given in all schools... Organic Law of 1967 established religious freedom for very small minority of non-Catholics. "
Catholic Spain 38,907,000 99.00% - - 1987 Woods, Geraldine. Spain: A Shining New Democracy (series: Discovering Our Heritage). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press (1987); pg. 7-8. "Population: 39,300,000... Religion: Spain is 99% Roman Catholic "
Catholic Spain - - - - 1987 Woods, Geraldine. Spain: A Shining New Democracy (series: Discovering Our Heritage). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press (1987); pg. 110-111. "Almost everyone in Spain is Catholic, and the church plays an important role in everyday life. All the major events in life--birth, marriage, and death--are marked by religious ceremonies... In most villages, the church is an important social center as well. Children go there for religious instruction, choir practice, and youth groups. Adults meet after services to exchange greetings with their neighbors... The entire town attends Sunday services. "
Catholic Spain 39,600,000 99.00% - - 1990 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Projected 40 million [Total pop.] for year 1990. 99 percent nominally Roman Catholic. Other 1 percent mostly other Christian faiths. Small Jewish community. Society generally becoming more secular as society and economy became more modern and developed.
Catholic Spain - 97.00% - - 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 Spain - 90.00% - - 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 Spain 36,956,000 94.20% 21,641
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 Spain 37,520,000 - - - 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 Spain 38,716,832 99.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 39,107,912. Roman Catholic 99%, other 1%
Catholic Spain 38,000,000 95.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 365. "Historically, Spain has been one of Europe's most staunchly Catholic countries. Over 95% of the Spanish people (about 38 million) are Roman Catholics and Catholicism is the country's established religion, although many Spaniards, while observing baptism and other important Catholic rites, do not attend church regularly. "
Catholic Spain - 78.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 40,060,000
Catholic Spain - 99.00% - - 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 Spain 37,240,000 95.00% - - 1999 Miller, Arthur. Spain (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9-10. "Population: 39,200,000... Religions: Roman Catholic - 95%; other (Protestant, Jewish, Muslim), 5% "
Catholic Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka 1,129,568 7.04% 313
units
- 1980 *LINK* web site: Library of Congress Country Studies: "Sri Lanka - A Country Guide " (1998) "In 1980... number of Christians had increased to 1,283,600, the percentage of Christians in the total pop. had declined to approx. 8%... Some 88% of the Christians were Roman Catholics... In 1985 there were... 313 parishes... "
Catholic Sri Lanka 1,210,000 6.60% 373
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 Sri Lanka 1,260,000 - - - 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 Sudan - 6.00% - - 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% "


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