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congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
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Notes
Christianity Nigeria 42,851,788 40.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 107,129,469. Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
Christianity Nigeria 40,800,000 34.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 74. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Nigeria - 45.00% - - 1998 "Pope John Paul III visits Nigeria " in Christian Century (Apr. 8, 1998); pg. 33. "Each faith group [Muslims and Christians] includes about 45 percent of Nigeria's population. "
Christianity Nigeria 38,969,000 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 76. Table: "Top 10 Largest Christian Populations in the World "; Rank: #9
Christianity Nigeria 54,788,848 49.05% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 330. "Location: Nigeria; Population: 111.7 million "; "Nigerians widely hold to their traditional African religious beliefs in addition to subscribing to various branches of Islam and Christianity... Muslims now constitute 45% of the population... Currently, Protestants account for 26.35%, Catholics 12.1%, and African Christian 10.6% of the population. "
Christianity Nigeria 50,464,320 48.00% - - 1998 Owhonda, John. Nigeria: A Nation of Many Peoples. Parsipany, New Jersey: Dillon Press (1998); pg. 6-7. "Population: 105,134,000 (1995 estimated)... Major Religions:... Followers of Islam form 48% of the population, Christians 34%, with the rest of the population divided among various ethnic religions. "
Christianity Nigeria: Abeokuta - 8.00% - - 1921 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 296-297. "In Abeokuta... to which Christianity had been introduced as early as the 1940's, 71% still followed the traditional religion in 1921, and only 8% were counted as Christians. "
Christianity Nigeria: Ekiti - 69.00% - - 1952 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 336. "in the relatively remote district of Ekiti... only 23% of the pop. were pagans, as many as 69% were Christians, & Muslims numbered no more than 8%. "
Christianity Nigeria: Ibadan - - 58
units
- 1950 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 336. "by 1950... 200 mosques had been constructed to meet the needs of Muslim worshippers, while the Christian community, divided among 9 foreign missionary societies & 14 separatist sects, maintained 58 churches. "
Christianity Nigeria: Ibadan - 30.00% - - 1952 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974). [Source: G. Parrinder, Religion in an African City (London, 1953)]; pg. 336. "A survey of religious observances in the Yoruba city of Ibadan [1952]... showed that no more than 13%... were still adherents of the old 'pagan' religion, while 30% were Christian & 57% Muslim "
Christianity Nigeria: Ijebu - 23.00% - - 1921 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 295-296. "Ijebu, lying between Lagos and Ibadan, was one of the largest Yoruba states... By 1923 23% of the people of Ijebu were classified as Christian, 29% as Muslim. "
Christianity North America 0 0.00% - - 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 profesion, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population]
Christianity North America - 96.60% - - 1900 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long. Table: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 "; "North America, defined by the U.N. to include Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, St. Pierre & Miquelon & U.S. "; listed in table as: "Christians "
Christianity North America - 93.20% - - 1925 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long. Table: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 "; "North America, defined by the U.N. to include Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, St. Pierre & Miquelon & U.S. "; listed in table as: "Christians "
Christianity North America - 88.70% - - 1950 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long. Table: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 "; "North America, defined by the U.N. to include Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, St. Pierre & Miquelon & U.S. "; listed in table as: "Christians "
Christianity North America - 86.80% - - 1975 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long. Table: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 "; "North America, defined by the U.N. to include Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, St. Pierre & Miquelon & U.S. "; listed in table as: "Christians "
Christianity North America 219,800,000 88.30% - - 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 profesion, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population]
Christianity North America 237,096,496 - - - 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 "; North America in this table "includes Central America and West Indies. "
Christianity North America 238,028,496 63.31% - - 1982 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981 2nd edition; updated since 1977 1st ed.). [Orig. source: Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year, 1982]; pg. 405. Table: "Estimated membership of the principal religions of the world "; [NOTE: This figure may be based on AFFILIATED Christianity--those with membership in a church, though this is not stated explicitly in the text]
Christianity North America 241,000,000 - - - 1990 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long circa 1998. "Christianity is the largest professed religion in [North America], with 241 million members in AD 1990... "
Christianity North America 249,276,992 85.12% - - 1995 The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1996 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 646. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by 6 Continental Areas,1995 "; "Christians: Followers of Jesus Christ affiliated w/ churchs (church members, incl. children: 1,791,227,000 [world total] plus persons professing in censuses or polls though not affiliated. "
Christianity North America 255,542,000 86.43% - - 1996 The World Almanac & Book of Facts 1998 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1997 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 654. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by 6 Continental Areas,1996 "; "Christians: Followers of Jesus Christ affiliated w/ churchs (church members, incl. children: 1,782,809,000 [world total] plus persons professing in censuses or polls though not affiliated. "
Christianity North America 239,004,000 85.40% - - 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 "
Christianity North America 202,000,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "Status of Global Mission 1997 " by Justin D. Long, 1997 (viewed 5 March 1999) "309 million live in Africa, 299 million in Asia, 526 million in Europe, 450 million in Latin America, 202 million in North America and 19 million in Oceania. "
Christianity North America 256,882,000 84.48% - - 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Source: 1999 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 695. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1998 "; "Total Christians include those affiliated with churches not shown [Roman Catholic; Protestants; Orthodox; Anglicans], plus other persons professing in censuses or polls to be Christians but not affiliated with any church. "
Christianity North America - 85.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long circa 1998. "Great Commission Christians (those interested in mission and evangelism) are growing at 1.06%, adding 123,000 members through conversion each year. Even so, they comprise just 25% of the population--far less than Christianity is total 85%. "
Christianity North America 253,600,000 85.60% - - 2000 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 profesion, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population; year 2000 figures are projections, made circa 1980]
Christianity North America 262,000,000 - - - 2000 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long circa 1998. "Christianity is the largest professed religion in [No. America], with 241 million members in AD 1990 growing to 262 million by the year 2000. However, its size hides its slow decline. Although Christianity adds 2.2 million members annually through births to Christian households, it also loses 164,700 members through defections to other faiths. Its net growth rate of 0.8%--slightly under the region's population growth rate--means it is losing its share of the total population. "
Christianity North America - 84.90% - - 2000 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long. Table: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 "; "North America, defined by the U.N. to include Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, St. Pierre & Miquelon & U.S. "; listed in table as: "Christians "; [Year 2000 projection made circa 1997]
Christianity North America - 83.30% - - 2025 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long. Table: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 "; "North America, defined by the U.N. to include Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, St. Pierre & Miquelon & U.S. "; listed in table as: "Christians "; [Year 2025 projection made circa 1997]
Christianity North Carolina - 90.60% - - 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 North Carolina - 80.00% - - 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 North Dakota - 94.50% - - 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 North Dakota - 86.00% - - 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 Northern Mariana Islands - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 53,552. Christian (Roman Catholic majority, although traditional beliefs and taboos may still be found)
Christianity Nubia - - - - 550 C.E. *LINK* web site: "Joseph Schaffner Library: Resources for History B94: History of Ancient Egypt "; web page: "Nubia: The Land Upriver " (viewed 21 April 1999). "Postscript: Later History: From Late Antiquity and into the early Middle Ages, Upper and Lower Nubia formed three independent kingdoms, Nubadia (called Nubia in Arabic) between the First and Third Cataracts, Makuria between the Third and Fifth Cataracts, and Alodia (called Alwa in Arabic) above the Fifth Cataract. These kingdoms converted to Christianity around the sixth century AD, long after Egypt had become Christian. However, they maintained that faith centuries after Egypt had succumbed to the forces of Islam. "
Christianity Nubia - 0.00% - - 1599 C.E. Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 79. "In Nubia, also once a Christian country, the practice of the faith disappeared by the end of the sixteenth century. "; [On a "History of Ancient Egypt " web site, a sub-page, "Nubia: The Land Upriver " describes where Nubia is: "Geographical Limits. The land of ancient Nubia was bounded on the north by the First Cataract of the Nile River-- located just south of Elephantine--and on the far south by the Sixth Cataract--located north of modern Khartum... Nubia was the country that bordered ancient Egypt on the south... "
Christianity Nubia - 0.00% - - 1599 C.E. Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875. Ann Arbor, Michigan: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 79. "In Nubia, also once a Christian country, the practice of the faith disappeared by the end of the 16th century. "
Christianity Oceania 0 0.00% - - 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 profesion, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population]
Christianity Oceania - 79.00% - - 1900 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "Pacific: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 " by Justin D. Long, 1998 (viewed 5 March 1999) "Ethnoreligionists were the largest non-Christian religious bloc in 1900, with 21% of the population. Virtually anyone who wasn't a Christian belonged to an ethnic religion. By 1925, this level had fallen to about 7% of the total population... "
Christianity Oceania - 75.00% - - 1900 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "Pacific: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 " by Justin D. Long, 1998 (viewed 5 March 1999) "Pacific area... defined by the U.N. to include Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, & several other smaller islands in the south Pacific area. "; "At the turn of the century three-quarters of the population professed to be part of Christianity, fairly evenly split between Anglicans, Catholics and Protestants with Anglicans having the most. "
Christianity Oceania 20,300,000 86.40% - - 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 profesion, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population]
Christianity Oceania 18,058,500 - - - 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 "; Oceania: "Includes Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific Islands "
Christianity Oceania 18,158,000 78.95% - - 1982 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981 2nd edition; updated since 1977 1st ed.). [Orig. source: Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year, 1982]; pg. 405. Table: "Estimated membership of the principal religions of the world "
Christianity Oceania - - - - 1990 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "Pacific: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 " by Justin D. Long, 1998 (viewed 5 March 1999) "Pacific area... defined by the U.N. to include Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, & several other smaller islands in the south Pacific area. "; "At the turn of the century three-quarters of the population professed to be part of Christianity, fairly evenly split between Anglicans, Catholics and Protestants with Anglicans having the most. By 1990 the situation had changed, with Catholics in the lead, Protestants second, and Anglicans third. During the same period of time, classical Evangelicals, Pentecostals and Great Commission Christians all gained members at varying rates. "
Christianity Oceania 23,840,000 83.51% - - 1995 The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1996 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 646. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by 6 Continental Areas,1995 "; "Christians: Followers of Jesus Christ affiliated w/ churchs (church members, incl. children: 1,791,227,000 [world total] plus persons professing in censuses or polls though not affiliated. "
Christianity Oceania 24,253,000 83.71% - - 1996 The World Almanac & Book of Facts 1998 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1997 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 654. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by 6 Continental Areas,1996 "; "Christians: Followers of Jesus Christ affiliated w/ churchs (church members, incl. children: 1,782,809,000 [world total] plus persons professing in censuses or polls though not affiliated. "
Christianity Oceania 22,628,000 83.10% - - 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 "
Christianity Oceania 19,000,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "Status of Global Mission 1997 " by Justin D. Long, 1997 (viewed 5 March 1999) "309 million live in Africa, 299 million in Asia, 526 million in Europe, 450 million in Latin America, 202 million in North America and 19 million in Oceania. "
Christianity Oceania 24,451,000 83.00% - - 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Source: 1999 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 695. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1998 "; "Total Christians include those affiliated with churches not shown [Roman Catholic; Protestants; Orthodox; Anglicans], plus other persons professing in censuses or polls to be Christians but not affiliated with any church. "
Christianity Oceania 27,700,000 84.80% - - 2000 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 profesion, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population; year 2000 figures are projections, made circa 1980]
Christianity Oceania - 83.00% - - 2000 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "Pacific: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 " by Justin D. Long, 1998 (viewed 5 March 1999) "Pacific area... defined by the U.N. to include Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, & several other smaller islands in the south Pacific area. "; "Though Christianity as a whole adds more than 300,000 members annually, 66,000 through conversion, it will slip to 83% of the population by 2000 and to 82% by 2025. "
Christianity Oceania - 82.00% - - 2025 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "Pacific: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 " by Justin D. Long, 1998 (viewed 5 March 1999) "Pacific area... defined by the U.N. to include Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, & several other smaller islands in the south Pacific area. "; "Though Christianity as a whole adds more than 300,000 members annually, 66,000 through conversion, it will slip to 83% of the population by 2000 and to 82% by 2025. "
Christianity Ohio - 86.10% - - 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 Ohio - 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 Oklahoma - 86.20% - - 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 Oklahoma - 78.00% - - 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 Oman - - - - 550 C.E. Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 596. "The original inhabitants of Oman were pantheists, worshiping various goddesses and gods. Many later converted to Christianity. When the Islamic revolution swept through in the 7th centur AD, Omanis were the first to adopt the new religion. "
Christianity Oman 450 - - - 1984 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 3/8/84 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) As a result, after almost 100 years there are still only 450 Omani Christians.
Christianity Oregon - 76.10% - - 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 Oregon - 65.00% - - 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 Pakistan - 1.50% - - 1992 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: February, 1992 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: (1984 estimate) 96,628,000. Muslim 97%, Christian 1.5%, Hindu 1.5%. Pakistan is the third largest Muslim nation in the world. More than half who profess to be Christian are Roman Catholic.
Christianity Pakistan 2,670,000 - - - 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 Pakistan 2,800,000 - - - 1998 "Christians in Pakistan confront chargest of blasphemy " in Christian Century (July 29-Aug. 5, 1998); pg. 717. "Pakistan's approximately 2.8 million Christians constitute about 2 percent of the country's 140 million people... CHristians are split evenly between Catholics and Protestants. "
Christianity Pakistan 2,800,000 2.00% - - 1998 "Pakistani bishop kills himself " in Christian Century (May 20-27, 1998). "Christians constitute just 2 percent of Pakistan's more than 140 million mainly Muslim people. "


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