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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Colorado 105,000 2.70% 221
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 170-266. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Colorado 112,232 2.70% 238
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 181. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Colorado - 2.00% - - 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?'; Listed in table: "Mormon/LDS "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 1,000 - 6
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 Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 1,375 - - - 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. [ "Republic of the Congo "]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 1,400 0.05% 7
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. [Republic of Congo]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 1,602 0.06% 6
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 311. Year-end 1999; Location: "Republic of Congo "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Connecticut 8,075 0.25% 24
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Connecticut - 0.00% - - 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 (%). Based on self-identification, using 113,000-person sample, phone interviews conducted by City U. of New York. Table has data for "Latter Day Saints, " meaning all LDS denominations. But U.S. splinter LDS (outside the main SLC-based church) number only about 125,000, primarily RLDS. 125,000 / 2,487,000 (Kosmin U.S. total LDS) = 5%. Multiply state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Connecticut 11,000 0.30% 31
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 Connecticut 12,000 0.40% 32
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 170-266. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Connecticut 12,163 0.40% 34
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 183. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Connecticut - 2.00% - - 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?'; Listed in table: "Mormon/LDS "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cook Islands 900 5.30% 7
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 Cook Islands 900 4.50% 7
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. [Location listed as "Cook Islands (Rarotonga) "]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cook Islands 880 4.63% 6
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 311. Year-end 1999; Location: "Cook Islands (Rarotonga) "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Corsica - - 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] " [Corsica is politically a part of France, but culturally completely independent.]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Costa Rica 214 - - - 1960 "Costa Rica: Rising in Majesty and Strength " in Ensign (Dec. 1996); pg. 24. "Church membership grew from 214 in 1960 to 1,700 in 1970... Today four stakes, six districts, and 23,000 Latter-day Saints reflect the steady growth in this land during the past two decades. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Costa Rica 1,700 - - - 1970 "Costa Rica: Rising in Majesty and Strength " in Ensign (Dec. 1996); pg. 24. "Church membership grew from 214 in 1960 to 1,700 in 1970... Today four stakes, six districts, and 23,000 Latter-day Saints reflect the steady growth in this land during the past two decades. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Costa Rica 25,000 0.70% 68
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 Costa Rica 23,000 - - - 1996 "Costa Rica: Rising in Majesty and Strength " in Ensign (Dec. 1996); pg. 24. "Church membership grew from 214 in 1960 to 1,700 in 1970... Today four stakes, six districts, and 23,000 Latter-day Saints reflect the steady growth in this land during the past two decades. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Costa Rica 28,000 0.77% 72
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 Costa Rica 29,000 - - - 1998 "The Church in Central America " in Ensign (Aug. 1998); pg. 79. "The Church has about 29,000 members there. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Costa Rica - 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 Costa Rica 30,118 0.88% 78
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 312. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cote d'Ivoire 1,000 - - - 1992 "Pioneers in Ivory Coast " in Ensign (Sept. 1997); pg. 30. "In 1992 there were nearly 1,000 members in Ivory Coast; two years later Church membership had more than doubled to 2,500. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cote d'Ivoire 2,000 - - - 1995 "Gospel Flourishes in Ivory Coast " in Ensign (Sept. 1996); pg. 79. "Today the Ivory Coast Abidjan Mission has fourteen French-speaking branches, two districts, and more than two thousand members. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cote d'Ivoire 2,800 - 14
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 Cote d'Ivoire 3,835 - - - 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 Cote d'Ivoire 3,500 - 14
units
- 1997 "Pioneers in Ivory Coast " in Ensign (Sept. 1997); pg. 30. "Today the Church has approximately 3,500 members, 2 districts, and 14 branches... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cote d'Ivoire 3,800 0.02% 14
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 Cote d'Ivoire 5,402 0.04% 14
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 346. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Croatia - - 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 Croatia 300 0.01% 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 Croatia 299 0.01% 4
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 313. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cuba - - 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 Cuba 10 - - - 1998 "Long Journey Takes Cuban to LDS Faith " in Salt Lake Tribune (Aug. 15, 1998); pg. C1. "Pratt, who supervises the affairs of the LDS Church in Cuba, said the Church has fewer than a dozen members and no organized presence on the island. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Curaco 300 - 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 Cyprus - - 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 Cyprus 100 0.01% 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 Cyprus 99 0.01% 2
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 313. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Czech Republic 1,200 - 18
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 Czech Republic 1,500 0.01% 20
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 Czech Republic 1,654 0.02% 20
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 314. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Czechoslovakia 7 - - - 1929 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 104. "When President Widstow dedicated the land [Czechoslovakia] for the preaching of the gospel on 24 July 1929, only seven Church members resided in the country. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Czechoslovakia 700 - 4
units
- 1939 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 104. "Approximately 700 Czechs joined the Church in four branches before German occupation and the onslaught of World War II. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Czechoslovakia 200 - - - 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 Delaware 2,786 0.42% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Delaware - 0.00% - - 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 (%). Based on self-identification, using 113,000-person sample, phone interviews conducted by City U. of New York. Table has data for "Latter Day Saints, " meaning all LDS denominations. But U.S. splinter LDS (outside the main SLC-based church) number only about 125,000, primarily RLDS. 125,000 / 2,487,000 (Kosmin U.S. total LDS) = 5%. Multiply state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Delaware 3,400 0.50% 8
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 Delaware 3,500 0.50% 8
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 170-266. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Delaware 3,730 0.50% 8
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 185. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Delaware - 0.00% - - 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?'; Listed in table: "Mormon/LDS "; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Denmark 135 - 2
units
- 1850 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 56. "By the end of 1850 there were 135 members in Denmark in two branches. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Denmark 500 - 12
units
- 1851 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 57. "by the end of 1851, in spite of intense persecution Church membership in Denmark soared to over 500 in twelve branches... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Denmark - - - - 1855 Derry, T. K. A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press (1979); pg. 231-232. "Danish emigration, which did not start until the 1850s, was strongly influenced at first by Mormon missionaries who were busy proselytising in Scandinavia; in that decade, nearly 2,000 Danes arrived in Utah. However, in the early 1860s the annual average of emigrants amounted to no more than 4,710 from Morway, 2,509 from Sweden, and 1,049 from Denmark, which as a proportion of the population was significant only in the case of Norwegians, who were leaving for the New World at the rate of 2.86 per thousand inhabitants. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Denmark 2,317 - - - 1857 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 58. "In 1857... there were 3,353 Saints in Scandinavia: 2,317 Danes, 726 Swedes, & 310 Norwegians. Approximately 25% of the Scandinavian converts emigrated to Utah in the 1850s. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Denmark 1,700 - - - 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; 8,000 in West Germany; 6,000 in East Germany; 3,200 in the Netherlands; 2,700 in Sweden; 1,700 in Denmark; 1,200 in Norway; 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 Denmark 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. 127. "In 1992 Denmark had approx. 4,500 members and two stakes. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Denmark 5,000 0.10% - - 1994 *LINK* Rothstein, Mikael. "Patterns of Diffusion and Religious Globalization: An Empirical Survey of New Religious Movements " in Temenos 32 (1996), 195-220. (Viewed online, Temenos web site, 30 Jan. 1999); [Orig. source: "Jensen, Tim (ed.) 1994 Religionsguiden - en vejviser til flygtninges og indvandreres religioner og trossamfund i Danmark. Dansk Flygtningehjaelp. Denmark. "] "Denmark is a small country with a population of just over 5 million... There are approximately 25,000 Chatholics, 19,000 Jehova's Witnesses, 5,000 Jews, a similar number of Mormons and even smaller groups of Sikhs, Hindus and Buddhists of various denominations. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Denmark 4,700 0.09% 24
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 Denmark 4,600 0.09% 24
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 Denmark 4,527 0.09% 25
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 315. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Diego Garcia - - 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] "; [Diego Garcia is a British Indian Ocean Territory, with U.S. military presence. Former indigenous inhabitants were moved to Mauritius to make way for military base.]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Dominican Republic 54,000 0.60% 141
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] "


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