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Christianity Missouri - 88.70% - - 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, 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 Missouri - 77.00% - - 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 Mongolia 7,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* [Orig. source: Field report. Name withheld for security reasons.] Five years ago the number of Christians in MONGOLIA could be counted on one hand, but today there are 3,000 to 7,000 believers. Most of the Mongolian Christians are teen-aged girls
Christianity Montana - 84.80% - - 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 Montana - 73.00% - - 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 Montserrat - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 12,800. Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Christian denominations
Christianity Morocco 400 - - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 10/1/95 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) There are only 400 known believers in all of Morocco, a nation of over 29,000,000.
Christianity Morocco 69,000 0.24% - - 1996 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 300, 302. "Location: Morocco; Population:28,913,000 (1996 estimate) "; Pg. 302: "...about 69,000 are Christian (mainly Roman Catholic), and a minority of 6,000 to 6,000 are Jewish. "
Christianity Morocco 334,306 1.10% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 30,391,423. Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%
Christianity Mozambique - 40.00% - - 1984 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: INTERNATIONAL INTERCESSORS, May, 1984); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "Almost half of the people still adhere to tribal religions, but 40 percent of the remainder are Christian, with 3.2 million Catholic and 700,000 Protestant. "
Christianity Mozambique 1,500,000 100.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Southern Africa (UCCSA) " (viewed 31 May 1999). Population (1994 United Nations estimate):... Namibia: 1.5 million... Main religions:.. Namibia: Christianity/Independent Christianity (100%) "
Christianity Mozambique 4,650,000 30.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Southern Africa (UCCSA) " (viewed 31 May 1999). Population (1994 United Nations estimate):.. Mozambique: 15.5 million... Main religions:... Mozambique: Indigenous beliefs (60%). Christianity (30%). Islam (10%). "
Christianity Mozambique 5,449,643 30.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 18,165,476. indigenous beliefs 50%, Christian 30%, Muslim 20%
Christianity Mozambique 8,000,000 50.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 110. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Mozambique 5,400,000 30.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 315-316. "Location: Mozambique; Population: 18 million "; Pg. 316: "Roughly 60% of the population practice traditional African religions, 30% are christian, and 10% are Muslim... Mozambican Christians continue to practice the witchcraft, sorcery, spells, and magic associated with traditional religions. "
Christianity Mozambique - 30.00% - - 1999 James, R. S. Mozambique ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 65. "...about 16% of the population has continued to worship in Catholic churches, especially in the south... Another 14% of the population consists of Protestants, who are scattered throughout the country. "
Christianity Myanmar 1,000,000 3.57% - - 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. "In Burma, where evangelization had been a mark of the Christian church, just as isolation had been since 1945, a mark of Burmese national policy, Christian Kachin tribesmen are severely persecuted, and much of the tribal evangelism curtailed or severely limited by military edict. Yet individual Christians are prominent in local, regional, and national government, and the churches have been reporting growth of 3 percent or more each year. Of about 1 million Christians in a population of 28 million, a little over half are Baptists and a little over a quarter are Roman Catholics. Most are members of tribal rather than Burmese ethnic groups. "
Christianity Myanmar 800,000 2.00% - - 1990 Noss., David S. & John B. Noss. A History of the World's Religions. Macmillian (1990).; pg. 227-228. "Burma's recent population is etimated to be nearly forty million, approximately 85% Buddhist. About 5% could be described as animist, 4% Hindu, 4% Muslim and 2% Christian... The Burmese of today are profoundly Theravadin... "
Christianity Myanmar 2,280,000 5.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 45.6 million... Main religions: Buddhism (85%), Christianity (5%), Islam (4%), Animist (3%)... "
Christianity Myanmar 3,007,875 6.50% - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: April, 1995 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 46,275,000. Buddhist 87.8 percent. Muslim 3.8 percent (Rohingya and Bengalis). Animist 1.1 percent. Hindu 0.5 percent. Christian 6.5 percent.
Christianity Myanmar 2,250,000 - - - 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 Myanmar 1,872,878 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist beliefs 1%, other 2%; Total population: 46,821,943.
Christianity Myanmar - 7.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Info Burma "; web page: "A Prayer for Burma: Christians Concerned About Burma " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) "Some estimates place the percentage of Christians at over 7%, most concentrated among the ethnic minorities "
Christianity Namibia - 39.00% - - 1993 Laure, Jason. Botswana (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1993); pg. 116. "Religion:... Traditional African beliefs are very strong; some one-half of the population follows traditional beliefs. Christianity is the second-largest religion, with Protestants 29% and Roman Catholics 10%... "
Christianity Namibia - 90.00% - - 1993 Laure, Jason. Namibia (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1993); pg. 116. "There is no official religion, although some 90% of the population is Christian. The majority of the Christians are Lutheran, followed by Roman Catholic, Dutch Reformed, and Anglican. The rest of the population practice traditional African religions. "
Christianity Namibia 1,554,465 90.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 1,727,183. Christian 80% to 90% (Lutheran 50% at least, other Christian denominations 30%, native religions 10% to 20%
Christianity Namibia 1,665,000 90.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 114. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Namibia 1,530,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 320-321. "Location: Namibia; Population: 1,700,000 "; Pg. 321: "Namibians describe themselves as very spiritual. European missionaries saw early success here, and today 90% are Christians, mostly Lutheran. While it is typical for Africans to incorporate traditional animist beliefs and practices into their religious life, less than 20% of Namibians claim to do so. "
Christianity Namibia - 90.00% - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Although 9 out of 10 Namibians consider themselves Christians, the understanding of Christianity for most is nominal and mixed with traditional beliefs. "
Christianity Nauru 10,390 100.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 10,390. Christian (two-thirds Protestant, one-third Roman Catholic)
Christianity Nauru - 83.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 83%, Chinese traditional religion 8%, secular 8%, Baha'i 1% "
Christianity Nebraska - 88.40% - - 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 Nebraska - 81.00% - - 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 Nepal 15,000 - - - 1984 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 3/16/84 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Today, largely because of Nepali Christians like himself, there are perhaps 15,000, nearly all of whom are subject to arrest at any moment.
Christianity Nepal 100,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: MAY, 1994 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) While most of the nation follows Hindu gods, over 100,000 Nepali citizens now worship the true living God. This news becomes truly exciting when one realizes that in 1940 only one known Christian lived there.
Christianity Nepal 43,000 0.20% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 565, 567. "Location: Nepal; Population: 21.5 million "; "The religious makeup of the population is: Hindu (86.2%), Buddhist (7.8%), Muslim (3.8%), Christian (0.2%), Jain (0.1%), and others (1.9%). "
Christianity Nepal - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 23,107,464
Christianity Nepal 300,000 - 2,000
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- 1998 *LINK* web site: Caleb Project; [Orig. source: Luis Bush, AD2000, via DAWN FridayFax, 7-96. Original Links: Dawn FridayFax or ad2000.org] Today, [Nepal] has over 2,000 local churches with an estimated total of between 200,000 and 300,000 members.
Christianity Netherlands 9,240,000 60.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Reformed Churches in the Netherlands (RCN) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 15.4 million... Main religions: Christianity (60%), Islam (3%)... "
Christianity Netherlands Antilles - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 211,093. Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Seventh-Day Adventist
Christianity Netherlands: Friesland - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 164-165. "Location [of Frisians]: The Netherlands (province of Friesland); Germany; Denmark; North America; [Total] Population [of world's Frisians]: 600,000 "; "While only about one-third of all Netherlanders are Protestants, Protestantism is the majority religion in Friesland. About 85% of its residents belong to one of two Calvinist churches, the Dutch Reformed Church (Hervormde Kerk) or the Reformed Church (Gereformeerde Kerk), and 5% are Mennonites. Some Frisians still retain certain pre-Christian beliefs (called byleauwe) dating back to the period before the introduction of Christianity to Friesland by the Franks in the 8th and 9th centuries. "
Christianity Nevada - 78.30% - - 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 Nevada - 74.00% - - 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 New Caledonia 162,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 570-571. "Location: New Caledonia...; Population: 180,000 "; Pg. 571: "Christianity is the majority religion in New Caledonia, with around 90% of the population claiming to be Christian. Of these, 60% are Roman Catholic and the other 30% are Protestant. "
Christianity New Caledonia - 90.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 90%, secular 5%, Muslim 4% "
Christianity New Hampshire - 85.50% - - 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 New Hampshire - 72.00% - - 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 New Jersey - 85.00% - - 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 New Jersey - 70.00% - - 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 New Mexico - 85.20% - - 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 New Mexico - 75.00% - - 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 New York - 79.80% - - 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 New York - 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 New York: New York City 5,504,200 75.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Christianity New Zealand - - - - 1840 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 13). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 1732. "The first Christian sermon was preached by Samuel Marsden on Christmas Day 1814, in the Bay of Islands, North Aukland; an area more influenced by European contact at that time than any othe rpart of the country. But progress was slow. As the historian Keith Sinclair says in his History of New Zealand (1969): 'It was nine years before the first Maori was baptized -- a girl about to marry a European; eleven before the next and death-bed conversion. No substantial progress was made until the eighteen-thirties.' After that, Maori attitudes changed relatively quickly. The traditional social order was destroyed, and with it the complex and all-embracing nature of Maori religion. After the British annexation of 1840, conversion was very rapid. "
Christianity New Zealand 2,359,500 65.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "New Zealand (CUNZ)/Congregational Union of New Zealand (CUNZ) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1996): 3.63 million... Main religions: Christianity (65%)? "
Christianity New Zealand - 57.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Intro page (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand "2. Christian population. The total Christian population continued to fall to 57% of the population in 1996. This represents a 7% drop in the last five years. At this rate, Christianity will be down to just on half of the New Zealand population in four years time. "
Christianity Niger 88,000 1.00% - - 1994 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 334, 336. "Location: Niger; Population: 8.8 million (1994) "; Pg. 336: "During the colonia period, Christian missions were established throughout Niger. Today, they are still active but Catholics and Protestants make up less than 1% of Niger's population. "
Christianity Niger - - - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 200. "Principal Religions: Islam. There is a small number of Christians. "
Christianity Nigeria 750,000 - - - 1921 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 336. "In 1921 there were about half a million Christians in Eastern Nigeria, a quarter of a million in Western Nigeria. "
Christianity Nigeria 5,000,000 - - - 1974 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 336. "Today the numerical difference is even more sharply marked with about 4 million Christians in Eastern Africa, 1 million in Western Nigeria. "
Christianity Nigeria 41,403,000 37.00% - - 1988 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Nigeria ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1988); pg. 33, 40. Pg. 33: "...Nigeria's 111.9 million people... "; Pg. 40: "...34% of the population now practices Christianity. "
Christianity Nigeria - 49.00% - - 1988 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 3/11/88 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Official statistics indicate that Nigeria's population is currently 39% Muslim while it is 49% Christian. Less than one-fifth of the population exclusively adheres to traditional tribal religions... Evangelicals are 14% of Nigeria's Christian pop.
Christianity Nigeria 30,975,000 35.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 88.5 million [total pop.] (1992). In last officially accepted census (1963), nearly 35% Christians. Mission-related Christian churches (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Methodist, and others), African independent churches, and Aladura Church present.
Christianity Nigeria 38,180,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997); pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Christian Populations in the World "; (Rank: 9)


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