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of
Adherents
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total
pop.
Number
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congreg./
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 100,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web page (1998): Radio National Transcripts: The Religion Report: "Religious Life in Australia " (Wednesday, 23 July, 1997.) [Discussion of results of 1997 Australian nationwide census, bases on self-identification.] "Bruce Hafen: The Mormons have grown very fast in Australia. There were about 3,000 Mormons here in about 1960 and currently it's nearly 100,000. I'm told from other sources, that this is if not the fastest, one of the fastest growing churches in Australia. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 100,000 - 326
units
- 1998 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998); pg. 40. Table: "Australia Today "; "1998: Population 18.3 million... Church membership 100,000 (about 0.5 percent of population)... Missions 7; Stakes 29; Districts 13; Wards 305; Branches 21; Meetinghouses 180... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 99,121 0.50% 275
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 276. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia & New Zealand - - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 13. "President Hinckley toured New Zealand and Australia May 8-17, 1997, speaking 15 times in seven cities to a total of more than 55,000 members. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia & Oceania 354,516 - 1,009
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 581. Table: "Membership and units by countries " [with region/continent totals, as of Dec. 31, 1999] Location: "South Pacific ", includes Oceania, Australia, New Zealand, NOT Philippines (which is part of Asia)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia: Western Australia 6,900 - - - 1999 "Temple Update " in Ensign, Sept. 1999; pg. 77. "The Perth Australia Temple, Australia's fifth temple, will serve about 6,900 members living in four stakes in Western Australia. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Austria 800 - - - 1950 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 117. "1950... Approx. 6,550 members resided in the British Isles... 1,700 in Switzerland; 900 in Belgium; 800 in Austria; 300 in France; and 200 in Czechoslovakia. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Austria 3,200 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 142. "In 1992 membership in Austria stood at approximately 3,200. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Austria 4,000 0.05% 23
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Austria 3,800 0.04% 22
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Austria 3,889 0.05% 22
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 279. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Azores - - 2
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 387. "One district with four branches has been established in the Madeira Islands, as well as two districts in the Azores. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bahamas 400 0.10% 2
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bahamas 400 0.10% 2
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bahamas 503 0.20% 2
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 279. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bahamas 440 - 1
unit
- 2000 Thomas, Janet. "Pioneers in the Bahamas " in Ensign (Feb 2000); pg. 77. "Number of members: About 440; Branches: 1; Organized: January 1981 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bangladesh - - 1
unit
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bangladesh - - 1
unit
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bangladesh - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 280. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Barbados 500 0.19% 4
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Barbados 600 0.23% 4
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Barbados - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Fun Barbados " Barbados Religion page: church listing. "Currently there are around 60 Anglican churches that can be found on the island and over the years many other denominations have joined and can be found list below. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Barbados 568 0.22% 3
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 280. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belarus 200 - 4
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac (Latest nat'l membership stats: 1995) Belarus (Byelorussia)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belarus 300 - 2
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belarus 372 - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 280. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 900 - - - 1950 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 117. "1950... Approx. 6,550 members resided in the British Isles... 1,700 in Switzerland; 900 in Belgium; 800 in Austria; 300 in France; and 200 in Czechoslovakia. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 3,000 - - - 1970 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 133. "By 1970 Church membership went over 3,000 in Belgium. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 4,500 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 134. "In 1992 Church membership [in Belgium] was over 4,500. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 6,000 0.05% 28
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 5,700 0.05% 28
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium - - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 13. "On Aug. 23, 1997, Church members in Charleroi, Belgium, sponsored a parade to observe the Pioneer Sesquicentennial. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 5,771 0.06% 29
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 280. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belize 1,300 - 7
units
- 1992 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1992, there were 1,300 members in Belize, in three districts and seven branches.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belize - - - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 80. "Location: Belize... Religion: Roman Catholicism (62%); various Protestant denominations (30%); evangelical groups such as Pentecostals, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Seventh-Day Adventists; Mennonites; Mormons; Baha'is "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belize 1,800 0.80% 10
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belize 2,300 1.00% 13
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belize 2,300 1.09% - - 1998 "The Church in Central America " in Ensign (Aug. 1998); pg. 79. "About 211,000 people live [in Belize]... Church growth has been steady in Belize, with about 2,300 members presently... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belize 2,000 - 15
units
- 1998 *LINK* LDS-GEMS By 1998, there were about 2,000 Belizians Church members, comprising three districts and fifteen branches. Additional branches were expected to be created soon.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belize - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belize 2,605 1.20% 16
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 281. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bermuda - - 1
unit
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bermuda 100 0.16% 1
unit
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bermuda 101 0.16% 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 413. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 350 - - - 1968 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1968 the Church had about 350 members, but it jumped to 1,685 in 1970. There were 9,700 in 1977; 14,000 in 1980; 64,000 in 1990; and 88,000 in 1996 with sixteen stakes, eight districts, and two missions.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 1,685 - - - 1970 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1968 the Church had about 350 members, but it jumped to 1,685 in 1970. There were 9,700 in 1977; 14,000 in 1980; 64,000 in 1990; and 88,000 in 1996 with sixteen stakes, eight districts, and two missions.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 9,700 - - - 1977 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1968 the Church had about 350 members, but it jumped to 1,685 in 1970. There were 9,700 in 1977; 14,000 in 1980; 64,000 in 1990; and 88,000 in 1996 with sixteen stakes, eight districts, and two missions.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 14,000 - - - 1980 "Pioneering in the Andes " in Ensign (Jan. 1997); pg. 16. "By 1980 membership had jumped to 14,000 in Boliva alone, 19,000 in Ecuador, and 23,000 in Peru. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 14,000 - - - 1980 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1968 the Church had about 350 members, but it jumped to 1,685 in 1970. There were 9,700 in 1977; 14,000 in 1980; 64,000 in 1990; and 88,000 in 1996 with sixteen stakes, eight districts, and two missions.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 64,000 - - - 1990 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1968 the Church had about 350 members, but it jumped to 1,685 in 1970. There were 9,700 in 1977; 14,000 in 1980; 64,000 in 1990; and 88,000 in 1996 with sixteen stakes, eight districts, and two missions.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 89,000 1.10% 194
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 88,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1968 the Church had about 350 members, but it jumped to 1,685 in 1970. There were 9,700 in 1977; 14,000 in 1980; 64,000 in 1990; and 88,000 in 1996 with sixteen stakes, eight districts, and two missions.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 90,000 - - - 1997 "The Church in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela " in Ensign (Jan. 1997); pg. 79. "Peru has the most members with 300,000, followed by Ecuador with 128,000, Colombia with 115,000, Bolivia with 90,000, and Venezuela with 75,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 100,000 1.30% 239
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bolivia 112,222 1.40% 232
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 282. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bonaire - - 1
unit
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Botswana 300 - 3
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Botswana 463 - - - 1997 "LDS in Africa: Growing Membership Sees American Church with Unique Vision, " Salt Lake Tribune, 4 April 1998. Reprinted in Sunstone (June 1998; pg. 71). Map: Membership totals as of December 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Botswana 500 0.04% 2
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Botswana 700 0.05% 3
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 283. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brazil 45,747 - - - 1976 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brazil 51,080 - - - 1978 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brazil 71,510 - - - 1980 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brazil 81,504 - - - 1980 Stark, Rodney. "The Rise of a New World Faith " in Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members, edited by James T. Duke. Religious Studies Center, BYU: Provo, UT (1998); pg. 17. "Table: 1.3: Two Years of Mormon Growth, 1978-80 "; Two columns: "Percentage rate of membership growth 1978-80 " and "Number of members in 1980 "; Growth 1978-80: 59%


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