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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 USA 12,000,000 - - - 1900 Marty, Martin E. Pilgrims in Their Own Land: 500 Years of Religion in America. Boston: Little, Brown and Co. (1984); pg. 272. "In 1800 only 50,000 Catholics lived in the United States; by 1850, theirs was the largest church in America, and in 1900 it claimed 12,000,000 members. "
Catholic USA 10,775,000 - - - 1901 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA 10,977,000 - - - 1902 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA 11,290,000 - - - 1903 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA 11,887,000 - - - 1904 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA 12,463,000 - - - 1905 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA 12,652,000 - - - 1906 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA 14,000,000 17.00% - - 1906 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "Indeed, the largest increase in the proportion who were Catholic occurred between 1890, when the census recorded more than 7 million Catholics (making up 12 percent of the population), and 1906, when the census found more than 14 million Catholics (making up 17 percent of the population). "
Catholic USA 14,211,000 17.00% - - 1906 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 114. Table 4.1: "Catholics as Percentage of Total Population and Church Adherents, 1850-1926 "; "Source: The years 1850, 1860, 1870 are based on membership estimates (Finke and Stark, 1986). Other years from Bureau of the Census. " [32% of adherents]
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1906 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 13,089,000 - - - 1907 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1907 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 13,877,000 - - - 1908 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1908 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 14,235,000 - - - 1909 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1909 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 14,347,000 - - - 1910 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1910 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 14,619,000 - - - 1911 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1911 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 15,016,000 - - - 1912 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1912 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 15,154,000 - - - 1913 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1913 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 16,068,000 - - - 1914 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1914 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 16,309,000 - - - 1915 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1915 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 16,584,000 - - - 1916 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA 15,722,000 16.00% - - 1916 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 114. Table 4.1: "Catholics as Percentage of Total Population and Church Adherents, 1850-1926 "; "Source: The years 1850, 1860, 1870 are based on membership estimates (Finke and Stark, 1986). Other years from Bureau of the Census. " [30% of adherents]
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1916 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1916 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 256. "From 1916 through the 1930s Catholic adherents had hovered between 150 and 160 per 1,000 population [in the U.S.]. "
Catholic USA 17,023,000 - - - 1917 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1917 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 17,416,000 - - - 1918 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1918 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 17,549,000 - - - 1919 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1919 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 17,736,000 - - - 1920 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1920 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 20,000,000 - - - 1920 *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; "Copyright Internet Infidels 1995-1998. " "One of the arch-sophists of the American regiment of propagandists, Mgr. Peter Guilday, is permitted to tell the situation of the church in the world today. It is enough to repeat what he says about America. He says that in 1920 there were 22,233,254 Catholics in America so there were probably about 25,000,000 (the Catholic Directory claimed only 20,000,000) in 1928. "
Catholic USA 22,233,254 - - - 1920 *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; "Copyright Internet Infidels 1995-1998. " "One of the arch-sophists of the American regiment of propagandists, Mgr. Peter Guilday, is permitted to tell the situation of the church in the world today. It is enough to repeat what he says about America. He says that in 1920 there were 22,233,254 Catholics in America so there were probably about 25,000,000 (the Catholic Directory claimed only 20,000,000) in 1928. "
Catholic USA 17,886,000 - - - 1921 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1921 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 18,105,000 - - - 1922 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1922 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 18,261,000 - - - 1923 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1923 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 18,560,000 - - - 1924 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1924 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 18,654,000 - - - 1925 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1925 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA 18,879,000 - - - 1926 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1926 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 1002. Table showing percentage of U.S. population who are Protestant or Roman Catholic, in 1926, 1940, 1950, 1955, and 1958.
Catholic USA 18,605,000 16.00% - - 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 114. Table 4.1: "Catholics as Percentage of Total Population and Church Adherents, 1850-1926 "; "Source: The years 1850, 1860, 1870 are based on membership estimates (Finke and Stark, 1986). Other years from Bureau of the Census. " [28% of adherents]
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. "From 1906 through 1926 the Catholic 'market share' remained constant at 16 percent of the [U.S.] population. "
Catholic USA - 16.00% - - 1926 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960). [Source: Yearbook of American Churches, edition for 1960, pp. 261-62]; pg. 160. Table: "Percentage of total population (Protestants, Catholics) "
Catholic USA 18,608,004 - - - 1926 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 218. "There were 18,608,003 Catholics in the U.S. in 1926. "
Catholic USA 19,483,000 - - - 1927 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Catholics: "Beginning 1923, incl... Alaska, & [since] 1927, in Hawaii. "
Catholic USA 19,689,000 - - - 1928 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Catholics: "Beginning 1923, incl... Alaska, & [since] 1927, in Hawaii. "
Catholic USA 25,000,000 - - - 1928 *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; "Copyright Internet Infidels 1995-1998. " "One of the arch-sophists of the American regiment of propagandists, Mgr. Peter Guilday, is permitted to tell the situation of the church in the world today. It is enough to repeat what he says about America. He says that in 1920 there were 22,233,254 Catholics in America so there were probably about 25,000,000 (the Catholic Directory claimed only 20,000,000) in 1928. "
Catholic USA 20,113,000 - - - 1929 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Catholics: "Beginning 1923, incl... Alaska, & [since] 1927, in Hawaii. "
Catholic USA 20,204,000 - - - 1930 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Catholics: "Beginning 1923, incl... Alaska, & [since] 1927, in Hawaii. "
Catholic USA 20,215,000 - - - 1931 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Catholics: "Beginning 1923, incl... Alaska, & [since] 1927, in Hawaii. "
Catholic USA 20,236,000 - - - 1932 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Catholics: "Beginning 1923, incl... Alaska, & [since] 1927, in Hawaii. "


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