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Christianity South Africa: Johannesburg - - - - 1981 Gibbs, Richard. Living in Johannesburg (series: "Living in Famous Cities "). East Sussex, England: Wayland Publishers (1981); pg. 38. "Johannesburg is a city rich in religion... The majority of the blacks are Christians, belong to a variety of sects -- Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Methodist and Apostolic. The Independent Church has the largest following... Most Afrikaners belong to the Dutch Reformed Church... The English-speaking population are mainly Anglicans, Roman Catholics, Methodists or Presbyterians. "
Christianity South America 175,114,000 - - - 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 "
Christianity South America 174,112,000 69.37% - - 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 South Carolina - 93.00% - - 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 South Carolina - 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 South Dakota - 94.00% - - 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 South Dakota - 87.00% - - 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 Soviet Union 8,500,000 50.00% - - 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 Soviet Union 96,700,000 36.10% - - 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 Soviet Union 118,100,000 37.30% - - 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 Sri Lanka - 21.00% - - 1722 *LINK* web site: Library of Congress Country Studies: "Sri Lanka - A Country Guide " (1998) "When the Dutch took control of Sri Lanka, they encouraged their own missionaries of the Dutch Reformed Church. Under their patronage, 21% of the pop. in the low country was officially Christian by 1722. "
Christianity Sri Lanka 378,859 10.60% - - 1900 *LINK* web site: Library of Congress Country Studies: "Sri Lanka - A Country Guide " (1998) "In 1900 a reported 378,859 people, or 10.6% of the population, were officially Christians. "
Christianity Sri Lanka 1,283,600 8.00% - - 1980 *LINK* web site: Library of Congress Country Studies: "Sri Lanka - A Country Guide " (1998) "Although in 1980, the number of Christians had increased to 1,283,600, the percentage of Christians in the total population had declined to approx. 8%... the non-Christian population [had] expanded at a faster rate. "
Christianity Sri Lanka 1,331,176 8.00% - - 1988 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 16,639,695 [Total pop.] (1988). n: Theravada Buddhist, 69 percent; Hindu, 15 percent; Christian, 8 percent; Muslim, 8 percent
Christianity Sri Lanka 1,368,240 8.00% - - 1990 Zimmermann, Robert. Sri Lanka (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1992); pg. 18-19. "The four main religions of the world are represented, though not in equal numbers. 69% of the population is Buddhist; 15%, Hindu; 8%, Muslim; and 8%, Christian. "; Pg. 115: "17,103,000 (1990) "
Christianity Sri Lanka 1,357,500 7.50% - - 1995 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 706-707. "Location: Sri Lanka; Population: 18.1 million... (1995 estimate) "; Pg. 707: "The efects of colonialism are seen in the 7.5% of Sri Lankans who are Christian (mostly Roman Catholic). "
Christianity Sri Lanka 1,497,694 8.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 18,721,178. Buddhist 69%, Hindu 15%, Christian 8%, Muslim 8%
Christianity Sri Lanka: Colombo - 30.00% - - 1985 *LINK* web site: Library of Congress Country Studies: "Sri Lanka - A Country Guide " (1998) "In the 1980s, Christians still were concentrated heavily in the low country in the southwest. They comprised 30 percent of the population in Colombo. "
Christianity Sudan 2,830,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; This figure (2,830,000) for Christian "includes affiliated and nominal Christians " [but then, I assume that's what the figure for total Christians always includes on this table. But there's an explicit footnote to this effect for this stat.]
Christianity Sudan 1,629,706 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 32,594,128. Sunni Muslim 70% (in north), indigenous beliefs 25%, Christian 5% (mostly in south and Khartoum)
Christianity Sudan 6,374,605 19.00% - - 1999 *LINK* "Statistics - Republic of Sudan " in SIM NOW, April 1999 (vol. #86); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Population: 33,550,552... Religion: 70% Sunni Muslim, 19% Christian, 9.9% traditional religions, 1.1% non-religious "
Christianity Suriname - 42.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 42%, Hindu 27%, Muslim 20%, traditional religion 6%, secular 4%, Baha'i 1% "
Christianity Suriname 209,481 48.00% - - 1999 Beatty, Noelle Blackmer. Suriname (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9. "Population: 436,418... Religions: Hindu 27%; Roman Catholic, 23%; Muslim, 20%; Protestant, 25% "
Christianity Swaziland 720,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; This figure for Christian "includes affiliated and nominal Christians " [but then, I assume that's what the figure for total Christians always includes on this table. But there's an explicit footnote to this effect for this stat.]
Christianity Swaziland 618,960 60.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 1,031,600. Christian 60%, indigenous beliefs 40%
Christianity Swaziland 492,480 57.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 150. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Sweden - - - - 829 C.E. Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988); pg. 66. "The first Christian missionary came to Sweden in 829, and surprisingly, he was not martyred. In fact, the Vikings were tolerant of other religions. They would allow the worship of a new god, but they reacted violently when Christian priests tried to banish the old gods. "
Christianity Sweden - - - - 1006 C.E. Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988); pg. 67. "In the year 1006, the ideas of Christianity and country reached a culmination with the baptism of Olof Skotkonung, the first recorded king of a Swedish state larger than a horde. "
Christianity Switzerland - - - - 1989 Schrepfer, Margaret. Switzerland: The Summit of the World (series: Discovering Our Heritage). New York: Dillon Press (1991); pg. 5, 74. "Major Religions: Roman Catholic and Protestant "; Pg. 74: "Most Swiss are Christians, and Catholics and Protestants alike celebrate Christmas in a variety of ways... "
Christianity Syria 1,275,300 13.00% - - 1983 Tarr, David R. & Bryan R. Daves (editors). The Middle East (6th Ed.); Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. (1986); pg. 180. "Population: 9,810,000. Religion: 87% Moslem, 13% Christian. "
Christianity Syria 1,060,000 10.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Approx. 10.6 million in 1986, incl. about 250,000 Palestinian refugees. About 10 percent of population observes some form of Christianity, and about 3 percent are Druzes (see Glossary). Small numbers of Jews, Yazidis, and others.
Christianity Syria - 13.00% - - 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 Syria 1,480,000 - - - 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 Syria 1,613,790 10.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 16,137,899. Sunni Muslim 74%, Alawite, Druze, and other Muslim sects 16%, Christian (various sects) 10%, Jewish (tiny communities in Damascus, Al Qamishli, and Aleppo).
Christianity Syria 390,000 3.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 724-725. "Location: Syria; Population: about 13 million "; Pg. 725: "...10% Christian (mostly Roman Catholic or Eastern Orthodox), and 3% Druze. "
Christianity Syria 1,300,000 10.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 724-725. "Location: Syria; Population: about 13 million "; Pg. 725: "...10% Christian (mostly Roman Catholic or Eastern Orthodox), and 3% Druze. "
Christianity Taiwan 30,000 - - - 1945 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 Taiwan the Christian community has grown since 1945 from 30,000 to more than 700,000... "
Christianity Taiwan 700,000 4.00% - - 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. "In Taiwan the Christian community has grown since 1945 from 30,000 to more than 700,000, numbering more than 4 percent of the population. The most recent growth has been in the mountain tribes and in the indigenous Chinese denominations such as the Pentecostal True Jesus church and Wang Ming-Tao's Little Flock; the traditional Roman Catholic and Presbyterian bodies have leveled off and tended to remain as they were after their postwar spurt in growth. "
Christianity Taiwan 600,000 - - - 1987 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: International Intercessors, May, 1987); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Christianity was introduced on the island in the 1620s. Today there are 600,000 Taiwanese Christians, the majority being Protestant.
Christianity Taiwan 1,050,000 5.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population: 21 million... Main religions: Taoism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Chinese folk-religion, Christianity (5%)... "
Christianity Taiwan 1,590,000 - - - 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 Taiwan 1,000,000 4.46% - - 1996 *LINK* web page: "Religions in Taiwan " (Written by Miss C.Y.Li, 1996, TSA); (viewed 4 July 1999). "Catholicism and Protestantism can trace their earliest beginnings in Taiwan to the 17th century but had limited influences on Taiwan society. Now the number of [Christian] believers is over 1,000,000. "
Christianity Taiwan 976,490 4.50% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 21,699,776. Religions: Mixture of Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%.
Christianity Taiwan - aboriginal - 70.00% - - 1950 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 733-734. "In 1945 Taiwan was returned to China, & with involvement of Chinese and foreign missionaries, some 70% of the Aboriginal People soon became Christian, mainly Presbyterian & Catholic. "
Christianity Taiwan - aboriginal - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 733-734. "Taiwan Aboriginal People: Alternate Names: Austronesian people; Location: Taiwan; Population: 370,000; Religion: Christianity "; Pg. 737: "The Japanese rulers forbade Christian or Buddhist evangelism among the Aboriginal People, but in the early 1930s a Taroko woman named Chi-oang became a Christian, & the new faith spread in secrecy. In 1945 Taiwan was returned to China, & with involvement of Chinese and foreign missionaries, some 70% of the Aboriginal People soon became Christian, mainly Presbyterian & Catholic. Christianity is now a significant marker of Aboriginal identity in Taiwan, distinguishing them from the Chinese [moslty Buddhist] population... Churches have played a key role in preserving Aboriginal identity & promoting Aboriginal rights. "
Christianity Tanzania - 33.00% - - 1986 East Africa (series: Library of Nations). By the editors of Time-Life Books. Amsterdam: Time-Life Books (1986); pg. 8. "In Tanzania, where a large section of the population still holds to traditional faiths, religious categories are less clear-cut. Perhaps one in three accepts some form of Christianity. "
Christianity Tanzania - 33.00% - - 1994 Laure, Jason & Ettagale Blauer. Tanzania (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1994); pg. 70. "Although one-third of Tanzanians are said to be Christians, many continue to practice traditional religions at the same time. The people often take the parts of the different religions that make sense to them and combine them in a way that works for them. Some African Christians have more than one wife because that works better in their society than the Christian way. "
Christianity Tanzania 8,650,000 - - - 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 Tanzania 13,257,339 45.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 29,460,753. mainland - Christian 45%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 20% note: Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
Christianity Tanzania 8,340,000 30.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 182. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Principal Religions: Mainland: Traditional tribal beliefs (40%), Christianity (30%), Islam; on Zanzibar and Pemba almost all are Islamic. "
Christianity Tanzania 10,617,950 35.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 417-418. "Location: Tanzania; Population: 30,337,000 "; "Most Tanzanians profess Islam or Christianity. While Zanzibar is 99% Muslim, the mainland is divided equally between Muslims and Christians (25%-35%). "
Christianity Tanzania - 44.00% - - 1999 McCulla, Patricia E. Tanzania ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 76. "Today most Tanzanians practice either Christianity or Islam, often combined with elements of traditional religions. About 44% are Christian and 37% are Muslim. Approximately 19% follow traditional religions only... The major Christian religions practices include Anglican, Greek Orthodox, Lutheran and Roman Catholics. "
Christianity Tennessee - 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 Tennessee - 82.00% - - 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 Texas - 90.00% - - 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 Texas - 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 Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 3,552,900 91.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Christianity Texas: Houston 3,381,800 91.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Christianity Thailand - - - - 1555 C.E. 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 Thailand, whose Christian roots go back to 1555 and which has seen Roman Catholic Christianity at work continuously since 1662 and Protestants since 1816... "
Christianity Thailand - 0.50% - - 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 Thailand... less than one half of one per cent of the nation's people are Christian and less than one tenth of one percent are Protestant. "
Christianity Thailand - - - - 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. "Today what had been confined to largely moribund Roman Cathoic and Presbyterian ('Church of Christ in Thailand') forms of Christianityhas begun to reach out geographically to fifty hitherto untouched provinces, reawakened by genuine spiritual revivals, which have in many cases transformed nominal Christians. "
Christianity Thailand 330,000 - - - 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 Thailand 297,254 0.50% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 59,450,818 (1997 est.). Buddhism 95%, Muslim 3.8%, Christianity 0.5%, Hinduism 0.1%, other 0.6% (1991)
Christianity Togo 1,069,800 30.00% - - 1990 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Population: 3,566,000 (1990 WA)... Religion: Traditional religion 50%, Christian 30%, Muslim 20% "
Christianity Togo 947,122 20.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 4,735,610. indigenous beliefs 70%, Christian 20%, Muslim 10%


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