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Christianity China: Anhui/Henan: Luyi County 30,000 - - - 1988 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994); pg. 89. Table, showing "total no. of Christians " in various Chinese counties.
Christianity China: Anhui/Henan: Taihe County 40,000 - - - 1988 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994); pg. 89. Table, showing "total no. of Christians " in various Chinese counties.
Christianity China: Zhejiang - - 2,000
units
- 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994); pg. 86. "Zhejiang has seen the largest number of churches opened of any province in China (over 1,200) and there are also over 2,000 meeting points. "
Christianity Christmas Island 111 15.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 55%, Christian 15%, Muslim 10%, other 20% (1991); Total population: 743 (1997 est.).
Christianity Cocos (Keeling) Islands 136 22.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sunni Muslim 57%, Christian 22%, other 21% (1981 est.); Total population: 617 (1997 est.).
Christianity Colombia - 97.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 97%, secular 1%, traditional religion 1% "
Christianity Colorado - 79.90% - - 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, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Colorado - 68.00% - - 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?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Christianity Comoros 4,000 - - - 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.
Christianity Comoros Islands 8,170 2.30% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: P.J. Johnstone's OPERATION WORLD, 1979 edition. BACKGROUND); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 355,000. Independent Comoros (pop. 310,000): Muslims 98%; 520 Christians. Mayotte (pop. 45,000): Muslim 80%; Roman Catholic 15%; Protestant 2%. Most of Protestants are Malagasy people, and largely nominal.
Christianity Comoros Islands - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 106, 108. "Location: Comoros Islands; Population: 500,000 "; "The Comoros Archipelago -- comprising Grande Comore (Njazidja), Anjouan (Nzwani), Mayotte (Mahore), and Moheli (Mwali)... "; Pg. 108: "Islam is the state religion; more than 95% of Comorians are Sunni Muslims. There are a small number of Christians (with origins from Madagascar) particularly on Mayotte, and there is at least one Catholic church in the capital of each island. "
Christianity Comoros Islands (Independent) 520 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: P.J. Johnstone's OPERATION WORLD, 1979 edition. BACKGROUND); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 355,000. Independent Comoros (pop. 310,000): Muslims 98%; 520 Christians. Mayotte (pop. 45,000): Muslim 80%; Roman Catholic 15%; Protestant 2%. Most of Protestants are Malagasy people, and largely nominal.
Christianity Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 1,291,599 50.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian 50%, animist 48%, Muslim 2%; Total population: 2,583,198. [ "Republic of the Congo "]
Christianity Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 1,275,000 50.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 98. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; Republic of Congo
Christianity Connecticut - 85.40% - - 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, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Connecticut - 76.00% - - 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?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Christianity Cook Islands - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian (majority of populace are members of the Cook Islands Christian Church); Total population: 19,776.
Christianity Cook Islands - 98.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 98%, Baha'i 1% "
Christianity Cote d'Ivoire - 12.00% - - 1984 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: INTERNATIONAL INTERCESSORS, November, 1984); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 8.2 million (1980 est.). Animists, traditional beliefs - 63%; Islam (mostly Sunnis) - 25%; Christians (both Protestant and Catholic) - 12%.
Christianity Cote d'Ivoire 1,325,000 12.50% - - 1987 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 10.6 million [total pop.] (1987). In 1980s one-fourth of population Muslim, oneeighth Christian (mostly Roman Catholic), and remainder local religions or, in smaller numbers, syncretic religions.
Christianity Cote d'Ivoire 1,798,346 12.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) indigenous 25%, Muslim 60%, Christian 12%; Total population: 14,986,218.
Christianity Cote d'Ivoire 3,780,000 28.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 41. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Cote d'Ivoire 3,675,000 25.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 226-228. "Ivoirians: Location: West Africa (Cote d'Ivoire); Population: 14.7 million; Language: Approximately 60 ethnic languages... "; Pg. 227: "Even those who profess to follow one of the two major universal religions, Islam and Christianity, generally incorporated traditional practices into their religious observances and daily lives. Many follow syncretic cults loosely based on Islam or Christianity... Christianity was brought by the Europeans. The French established their first missionary work in the 17th century. About one-fourth of the population, mostly in southern cities, belong to either the Roman Catholic (the majority) or Protestant churches. "
Christianity Czech Republic 8,240,000 80.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 117-118. "Location: Czech Republic; Population: About 10.3 million "; Pg. 118: "Over 80% of the population is Christian, either Catholic or Protestant... Today over 40% belong to the Catholic Church. "
Christianity Delaware - 85.40% - - 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, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Delaware - 66.00% - - 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?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Christianity Djibouti 36,000 - - - 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.
Christianity Djibouti 26,047 6.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 94%, Christian 6%; Total population: 434,116.
Christianity Djibouti 44,000 8.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 165. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Dominica 67,896 92.00% - - 1981 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 73,795 total(1981). 1981 census: approx. 92% of pop. various Christian: Roman Catholics comprised 83%; Methodists, 5.3%; Seventh Day Adventists, 3.5%; Pentecostals, 3.2%; Baptists, 2.6%; Anglicans, 0.9%; Church of God, 0.8%, Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.7%.
Christianity Dominica 61,302 92.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 77%, Protestant 15% (Methodist 5%, Pentecostal 3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Baptist 2%, other 2%), none 2%, unknown 1%, other 5%; Total population: 66,633.
Christianity Ecuador - 98.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 98%, secular 1%, traditional religion 1% "
Christianity Egypt - - - - 37 C.E. Nyrop, Richard F., et al. Area Handbook for Egypt (3rd Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1976; research completed 1975); pg. 19. "Christianity arrived early in Egypt, and the new religion spread from Alexandria into the hinterland, reaching Upper Egypt by the second century. According to some Christian traditions, in A.D. 37 Saint Mark brought Christianity to Egypt, and the founding of the church in Alexandria is fixed at around A.D. 40. The Egyptian church had a tendency toward doctrinal movements, in particular Christian gnosticism... and was the early center of the development of Christian monasticism. "
Christianity Egypt - - - - 100 C.E. Casson, Lionel. Ancient Egypt. New York: Time-Life Books (1965); pg. 164. "Christianity had first trickled into Egypt through the land's Jewish communities around the First Century A.D. In the early days it was addressed primarily to the uneducated masses. But there developed in Alexandria, the nation's intellectual capital, a group of Christian thinkers--including the Greek-born Clement, and the Egyptians Origen and St. Athanasius--who helped provide the young religion with its first systematic theology. These three are considered to be among the most influential of the early Church Fathers. "
Christianity Egypt - 100.00% - - 639 C.E. Mahmoud, Zaki Naguib. The Land and People of Egypt (series: Portraits of the Nations Series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1972); pg. 23. "In due time all Egypt turned Christian, and so she remained until the seventh century, when the Arabs, who had just adopted the new religion of Islam, conquered Egypt in the year 640. Gradually, the Egyptians were converted to the new faith and began to use the Arabic language. Christians in Egypt today form a small minority. The proportion of Christians to Moslems is about one to ten. "
Christianity Egypt - - - - 642 C.E. Casson, Lionel. Ancient Egypt. New York: Time-Life Books (1965); pg. 164. "Egypt's long and vital connection with Christian thought came to an abrupt halt in 642 A.D., when the governors representing the Eastern Roman Emperor were driven out by Moslem Arabs, then in the full tide of the great conquest that was to make Islam one of the most important of Christianity's rivals... The Arabs ruled Egypt for almost nine centuries, long enough to transform the land completely into an Arab country. "
Christianity Egypt - 6.00% - - 1900 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 79. "Egypt... once almost entirely Christian... after the Arab conquests the number of Egyptian Christians (Copts) steadily declined, and by the end of the 19th century they formed a small minority, no more than 6%... "
Christianity Egypt - 10.00% - - 1972 Mahmoud, Zaki Naguib. The Land and People of Egypt (series: Portraits of the Nations Series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1972); pg. 23. "Christians in Egypt today form a small minority. The proportion of Christians to Moslems is about one to ten. "
Christianity Egypt - 10.00% - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 12. "Today less than 10% of the Egyptians are Christians. "
Christianity Egypt 2,000,000 - - - 1978 Lengyel, Emil. Modern Egypt. New York: Franklin Watts (revised edition, 1978); pg. 32. "While most Egyptians are Muslims, about 2 million are Christians. Most of these belong to a distinct denomination called Copts. "
Christianity Egypt - 6.00% - - 1987 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 2/23/87 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Christians comprise only 6% of Egypt's population
Christianity Egypt - 10.00% - - 1994 Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn. Islamic Society in Practice; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1994); pg. 86. "Christian minority groups exist in significant numbers in Egypt, where the Coptic minority is 10% of the pop.; in Syria & Iraq, with 13% & 4% minorities, respectively... "
Christianity Egypt 6,090,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "Christian " is "mostly Coptic "
Christianity Equatorial Guinea - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices; Total Population: 442,516.
Christianity Eritrea 1,000,000 50.00% - - 1991 Kurtz, Jane. Ethiopia: The Roof of the World (series: Discovering Our Heritage). New York: Dillon Press (1991); pg. 33. "Eritrea's two million people are divided almost evenly between Christianity and Islam. "
Christianity Eritrea 1,810,000 50.00% - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; Christian is "mostly Eastern Orthodox "
Christianity Eritrea 1,500,000 50.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 157, 159. "Eritrea: Location: Eritrea (Horn of Africa); Population: 3 million "; Pg. 159: "Eritreans are, roughly, half Christians and half Muslims. Some Roman Catholicism exists, centering on Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral in downtown Asmara. Enda Mariam is the principal Ehtiopian Orthodox house of worship in Asmara... "
Christianity Eritrea - 50.00% - - 1998 *LINK* official government web site Eritreans are equally divided between Christians and Moslems with some animists.
Christianity Eritrea - 50.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Eritrea Information Network " About half of Eritrea's population (mainly highlanders) are Orthodox Christians, and about half (mainly lowlanders) are Muslims.
Christianity Estonia - - - - 1193 C.E. Geography Department (Mary M. Rodgers, series editor). Estonia (series: Then and Now). Minneapolis, Minn.: Lerner Publications Co. (1992); pg. 28. "Christianity, a faith that took root in northern Europe in the 11th century, arrived in Estonia in the late 12th century. Christian soldiers called crusaders had the approval of their leader, the Roman Catholic pope, to wage war against any area that was not Christian. The well-equipped crusaders who attacked Estonia belonged to a Germany military order called the Knights of the Sword. The knights invaded Estonia in 1193... After many bloody battles, the crusaders eventually defeated the farmers, and most of Estonia accepted Christianity. "
Christianity Estonia - 10.00% - - 1975 *LINK* web site: "Estonia Country Guide " Under Soviet occupation, atheistic legislation was enforced in Estonia... In the 1970s, fewer than 10 per cent of the population openly admitted to being Christians.
Christianity Estonia - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Evangelical Lutheran, others include Baptist, Methodist, 7th Day Adventist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Word of Life, 7th Day Baptist, Judaism; Total Population: 1,436,558.
Christianity Estonia - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 138. "Pagan and totem worship, along with shamanism, were widely practiced in ancient times. Christianity came to the Estonians in the 11th century AD. Over the next two centuries, the majority of Estonians gradually became Christian. During the period Swedish rule (1629-1710), a state church was established that was based on Lutheran doctrine. Lutheranism is the most widely practiced faith among Estonians today, though also Russian Orthodox and Baptist communities within Estonia... Official antireligious bias and repression by the Soviet government continued to some extent until 1988, but all antireligious legislation was repealed in 1990. Since the end of Soviet rule..., many Estonians have become interested in religion. "
Christianity Ethiopia - 67.00% - - 1965 Kaula, Edna Mason. The Land and People of Ethiopia (series: Portraits of the Nations Series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1965); pg. 21. "Religion plays an enormous role in the lives of most Ethiopians. As a nation they have been Christianized since the fourth century, and today the official claim is that 67% of the population practices Christian ethics. Perhaps a closer estimate is provided by another source, which divides the practicing religions into 35% Orthodox Christian, 35% Muslim, 25% pagan, and 5% miscellaneous. "
Christianity Ethiopia - - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 841. "Ethiopia... The nation is made up of a wide variety of peoples, faiths and cultures; it is dominated by the Monophysite Church... to which the Emperor and most of the ruling class owe allegiance... Yet, although Christianity is the official religion, almost half the population is Moslem and considerable numbers of pagans thrive in isolated groups throughout the land. "
Christianity Ethiopia - 20.00% - - 1974 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 79. "Only in Ethiopia was the position of Christianity vigorously maintained as the religion of state, though the total number of Ethiopian Christians does not exceed 20% of the country's present population. "
Christianity Ethiopia - - - - 1984 Pankhurst, Richard. Let's Visit Ethiopia. London, UK: Burke Publishing Co. (1984); pg. 24-25. "Christianity, which is the most important of the religions in Ethiopia, may well have first arrived in the country at the time of the Apostles. Christianity became the state religion of the Aksumite Kingdom in the early fourth century... In addition to members of the Ethiopian church, there are several thousand Catholics, Lutherans and Adventists in Ethiopia, mainly in the towns. They have been converted by European and American missionaries... "
Christianity Ethiopia 16,800,000 40.00% - - 1988 Fradin, Dennis Brindell. Ethiopia (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1988); pg. 88. "The latest census says that Ethiopia's population is forty-two million... It is estimated that about 40% are Christians and about 40% are Muslims. "
Christianity Ethiopia 20,800,000 40.00% - - 1991 Kurtz, Jane. Ethiopia: The Roof of the World (series: Discovering Our Heritage). New York: Dillon Press (1991); pg. 4, 31. Pg. 4: "Population: 52,000,000 (1991) "; Pg. 31: "...about 40% of the Ethiopian people are Christian. "
Christianity Ethiopia 28,080,000 52.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Mid-1992 [total] population estimated at 54 million. About 50% of pop. Ethiopian Orthodox About 2 percent Protestant and Roman Catholic combined. Approximately 40 percent adherents of Islam. Remainder indigenous religions.
Christianity Eurasia 109,254,000 37.30% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Christianity " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "; [Geographical regions in this table: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Northern America, Oceania, and Eurasia]
Christianity Europe 67,800,000 98.20% - - 1500 C.E. Walls, Andrew. "Christianity " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984]; pg. 71-72. "Figure 2.2: Geography and statistics of Christian profession, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population]
Christianity Europe 368,000,000 - - - 1900 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page (1996 list): "Megatrend 1: Southward shift of Christianity " by Justin D. Long. (viewed 12 March 1999) "Another aspect is the decline in Christianity in certain regions. Europe's Christians as a % of the world total is hit doubly by stabilization of population and a decline in Christianity overall (from 368 million in 1900 to 526 million in 1996, but declining to 512 million by 2025). "
Christianity Europe 410,300,000 86.70% - - 1980 Walls, Andrew. "Christianity " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984]; pg. 71-72. "Figure 2.2: Geography and statistics of Christian profession, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population]
Christianity Europe 342,630,400 - - - 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 "


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