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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Christianity India: Himachal Pradesh 7,687 0.13% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Jammu and Kashmir 20,299 0.20% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Jharkhand 1,093,382 4.06% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Karnataka 859,478 1.91% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Karnataka 1,009,164 1.91% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Kerala 5,621,510 19.23% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Kerala 6,000,000 20.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 721. "Syrian Christians in Kerala are currently estimated to number around 5.6 million people. When this figure is added to the roughly 400,000 Christians who belong to non-Syrian Christian churches, the total number of Christians in Kerala rises to 6 million people. This represents about 20% of the state's population and is nearly 30% of the total Christian population of India. It is by far the largest concentration of Chrisians found in the Indian subcontinent. "
Christianity India: Kerala 7,000,000 20.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Ecumenical News International. "Religion around the world ", title of subsection: "CHRISTIANS IN INDIA FAST FOR REDUCTION IN ALCOHOL USE " in Desert News, Saturday, March 20, 1999 (viewed online 14 May 1999). "Kerala, with 7 million Christians -- about 20% of the state's 35 million citizens -- has the biggest Christian community of India's 27 states. It also has the highest alcohol consumption in the country -- on average 8.3 liters per head every year, according to anti-alcohol campaigners. "
Christianity India: Kerala 8,619,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Syro-Malabar Catholic Mission "; web page: "Church History " (viewed 23 July 1999). "Note: The figures given above are approximate, worked out from various sources. The exact numbers are not readily available. " "Total Christians in Kerala - 8,619,000 "
Christianity India: Kerala 6,057,427 19.02% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Lakshadweep 509 0.84% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Madhya Pradesh 170,381 0.28% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Maharashtra 885,030 1.12% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Maharashtra 1,058,313 1.09% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Manipur 626,669 34.11% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Manipur 737,578 34.04% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion; Actually: Manipur (excl. 3 sub-divisions)
Christianity India: Meghalaya 1,146,092 64.58% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Meghalaya 1,628,986 70.25% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Mizoram 591,342 85.73% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Mizoram 772,809 86.97% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Nagaland - 66.00% - - 1977 Wallechinsky, David & Irving Wallace; The People's Almanac: #2; New York: William Morrow & Co.: (1978); pg. 323. "Two thirds of the population is Christian, and when evangelist Billy Graham visited Nagaland in 1973, his meetings drew 100,000 people. "
Christianity India: Nagaland - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 709. "Conversion to Christianity... has resulted in a total abandonment of tribal faiths in such areas as Nagaland, where foreign missionaries have been active since the end of the nineteenth century. "
Christianity India: Nagaland 1,057,940 87.47% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Nagaland 1,790,349 89.97% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Nagaland - Naga - 92.97% - - 1981 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 553. "By 1947, about half of the Naga population had accepted Christianity. This number has been increasing in recent decades, and the 1981 census showed 92.97% of the Naga in Nagaland State as Christian. "
Christianity India: Nicobar Islands 20,689 94.23% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 589. "The 1981 Census of India recorded a population of 21,956 Nicobarese in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands... Few Nicobarese follow their ancient religion today. The 1981 census records that 94.23% of the Nicobarese identified themselves as Christian. "
Christianity India: Orissa 425,000 1.70% - - 1986 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Global Prayer Digest 9/4/86); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "PRAY FOR THE 24 MILLION HINDUS OF ORISSA STATE, INDIA Still today, of the nearly 25 million people in Orissa, only 1.7 percent claim to be Christians. More than 96 percent are Hindus. "
Christianity India: Orissa 666,220 2.10% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Orissa 897,861 2.44% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Pondicherry 67,688 6.95% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Punjab - 1.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 643. "Sikhs account for 61% of the people in India's Punjab State, while 37% are Hindu, and 1% each are Muslim and Christian. "
Christianity India: Punjab 292,800 1.20% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Rajasthan 47,989 0.11% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Rajasthan 72,660 0.13% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Sikkim 13,413 3.30% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Sikkim 36,115 6.68% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Tamil Nadu 3,179,410 5.69% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Tamil Nadu 3,785,060 6.07% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Tripura 46,472 1.69% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Tripura 102,489 3.20% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Uttar Pradesh 120,000 - - - 1987 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Global Prayer Digest 9/26/87); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Uttar Pradesh, a state in Northern India that has nearly half the population of the United States, but only 120,000 Christians!
Christianity India: Uttar Pradesh 199,575 0.14% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: Uttar Pradesh 212,578 0.13% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: Uttaranchal 27,116 0.32% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity India: West Bengal 383,477 0.56% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Christianity India: West Bengal 515,150 0.64% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Christianity Indiana - 87.50% - - 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, 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 Indiana - 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 Indonesia - 10.00% - - 1971 Poole, Frederick King. Indonesia; New York, NY: Franklin Watts, Inc. (1971); pg. 28. "Of the remaining ten percent, only about half are Christians, in spite of centuries of efforts by Roman Catholic and Protestant missionaries from the West. Many of the resident Chinese are Christians, but most are Buddhists. "
Christianity Indonesia 5,000,000 4.17% - - 1977 Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977); pg. 341. "Remarkable success has also attended missionary efforts in Indonesia... A recent figure has 7 million Protestants and 5 million Catholics--nearly 10% of the country's total population. "
Christianity Indonesia 7,000,000 5.80% - - 1977 Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977); pg. 341. "Remarkable success has also attended missionary efforts in Indonesia... A recent figure has 7 million Protestants and 5 million Catholics--nearly 10% of the country's total population. "
Christianity Indonesia 12,000,000 10.00% - - 1977 Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977); pg. 341. "Remarkable success has also attended missionary efforts in Indonesia... A recent figure has 7 million Protestants and 5 million Catholics--nearly 10% of the country's total population. "
Christianity Indonesia - 10.00% - - 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.) Christianity 10% - Roman Catholics 2.3%; Protestants 7%; Other groups: "KINGMI " (CMA) 250,000 community... Evangelicals 4%.
Christianity Indonesia 12,000,000 10.00% - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 181. "Indonesia, fifth largest nation in the world (over 120 million and growing rapidly), is officially over 80 percent Muslim, but there is continued spectacular growth of the 10 percent Christian minority. "
Christianity Indonesia - 5.00% - - 1985 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: June, 1985 issue of INTERNATIONAL INTERCESSORS); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) The population is 90% Muslim; some 5% are Christian. The island of Bali retains its Buddhist-Hindu heritage.
Christianity Indonesia - 25.00% - - 1991 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: J. Lee Grady, "New Missions Strategies for a Rapidly Changing World, " National & International Religion Report 5, no. 3, 28 Jan. 1991]; pg. 224. "Indonesia may be 25% Christian by now. (But government leaders in the officially Islamic country won't print the statistics.) "
Christianity Indonesia 19,356,050 10.00% - - 1993 Hintz, Martin. Indonesia (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1993); pg. 29. "Christianity was introducted to the islands in the sixteenth century by Portuguese and Spanish traders who converted quite a few people of Maluku to the Roman Catholic faith. Later the Dutch colonists, most of whom were Protestants, built churches that some of the Indonesians joined. Today about one of every ten or eleven Indonesians is Christian. Most of them are concentrated in Maluku, North Sulawesi, and North Sumatra. "
Christianity Indonesia 50,000,000 25.00% - - 1996 *LINK* "News in Brief " in Hinduism Today International (July 1996 -- Vol. 18, No. 7); original source: National & International Religion Report. nearly a quarter of Indonesia's 200-million people are now Christians, according to an Assembly of God mission executive. That's a 10% growth in five-years.
Christianity Indonesia 20,000,000 - - - 1998 "Riots Traumatize Chinese Christians " in Christianity Today (July 13, 1998); pg. 18. "...Indonesia's 20 million Christians... "
Christianity Indonesia 17,550,000 9.00% - - 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%) "
Christianity Indonesia - Ambonese 408,000 51.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 31, 33. "Ambonese: Location: Indonesia; Population: 800,000; Religion: Christianity; Islam "; "The Ambonese divide almost evenly into Christians (51%) and Muslims (49%)... Indigenous beliefs focusing on ancestral spirits remain strong, though they coexist more harmoniously with Islam than with Protestantism... "
Christianity Indonesia - Batak 1,000,000 - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 181. "The Batak churches in northern Sumatra total over a million members; some have undergone deep spiritual revival and doubled their membership in two or three years. "
Christianity Indonesia - Irian Barat - 65.00% - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 181. "Contemporary people's movements among small, tough, remote tribes have brought results such as the conversion of more than 65 percent of the population of the Irian Barat area. "
Christianity Indonesia - Karo 155,000 31.00% - - 1990 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 101-102. "Assuming the percentages given in the 1930 colonial census are still accurate, one can break the total down as follows: 1.65 million Toba, living around Lake Toba, on Samosir Island, & in the highlands to the south; 500,000 Karo to the northwest of the lake "; "Some 12% of Karo profess Islam, while 31% are Christian (converts were few until the 1965 suppression of communism compelled every Indonesian to declare adherence to a universal religion). "
Christianity Indonesia - Toraja 250,800 76.00% - - 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. "


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