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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 Guatemala - 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 Guatemala 174,784 1.59% 449
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 335. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Guyana 500 - 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 Guyana 700 0.10% 3
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 Guyana 700 0.06% 3
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 337. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Haiti 5,100 0.07% 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 Haiti 5,800 0.09% 16
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 Haiti 5,300 - - - 1997 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1997 there were about 5,300 members in Haiti.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Haiti 8,157 0.12% 19
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 337. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hawaii - - - - 1850 Bell, Wally. "Hawaiian Sains on the Big Island " in Ensign, July 1999; pg. 78. "The history of the Church in the Hawaiian Islands dates back to 1850, when the first Latter-day Saint missionaries arrived in Honolulu on the island of Oahu. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hawaii 38,303 3.46% 109
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 Hawaii 55,000 4.60% 110
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 Hawaii 54,000 4.60% 108
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 Hawaii 55,361 4.70% 111
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 191. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hawaii: Kona 6,400 - 15
units
- 1999 Bell, Wally. "Hawaiian Sains on the Big Island " in Ensign, July 1999; pg. 79. "Today there are two stakes on the island [Kona]: the Hilo Hawaii Stake, with six wards and one branch and a total membership of 3,400, and the Kona Hawaii Stake, with eight wards and 3,000 members. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Honduras 65,000 1.20% 149
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 Honduras 82,000 1.30% 175
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 Honduras 84,000 - - - 1998 "The Church in Central America " in Ensign (Aug. 1998); pg. 79. "Honduras, with 84,000 members, is the country where the Church is currently growing the fastest in Central Ameria. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Honduras - 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 Honduras 95,750 1.80% 216
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 338. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hong Kong 1,700 - 8
units
- 1955 "A Dream Come True in Hong Kong " in Ensign (June 1996); pg. 48. "In 1955... Membership numbered about 1,700 with eight branches. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hong Kong 19,000 0.30% 35
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 Hong Kong 20,000 - - - 1996 "A Dream Come True in Hong Kong " in Ensign (June 1996); pg. 48. "Hong Kong Church membership numbers approximately 20,000 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hong Kong 19,000 0.33% 25
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 Hong Kong 20,256 0.30% 39
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 308. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hong Kong 19,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Warbuton, Emily. "Ricks instructor gets baptized " in Rick College newspaper Scroll (viewed online 11 March 1999). "There are only 19,500 members of the Church in China, 19,000 of which live in Hong Kong. Most of the others are foreign teachers businessmen or diplomats. There is no proselyting in the People's Republic of China. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hungary 2,100 - 20
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 Hungary 2,800 0.03% 19
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 Hungary 3,191 0.03% 19
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 339. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Iceland - - - - 1860 Derry, T. K. A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press (1979); pg. 256. "Emigration from Denmark was on a smaller scale; indeed, after 1900 it was sometimes belog the European average. Since a larger proportion of cottars had viable holdings, the movement was chiefly from the smaller, more stagnant towns; allowing for the early settlements in Utah, the Danes by 1900 were probably as urban in their preferences as the Swedes. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Iceland - - - - 1860 Derry, T. K. A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press (1979); pg. 256. "In Iceland the Mormon missionaries played a part, as in Denmark, but large-scale emigration was confined to the years 1873-90, during which a population of little more than 70,000 sent out at least 12,000 to the U.S. and especially to newly opened-up areas in Canada... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Iceland 300 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 127. "Iceland's population is only a little over 250,000... In 1992 membership was still less than 300 with three branches and one distict on the island. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Iceland 200 0.07% 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 Iceland 200 0.07% 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 Iceland 200 - - - 1999 "LDS Scene " in Ensign (May 1999); pg. 119. "About 200 members live in Iceland, and 10 missionaries from the Denmark Copenhagen Mission serve there. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Iceland 248 0.09% 2
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 340. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Idaho - 43.00% - - 1957 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957]; pg. 218. "Church... membership numbering 87% of Utah and 43% of Idaho. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Idaho 290,000 - - - 1989 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 135. "Membership is largest in Utah (1.3 million) and contiguous states--Idaho, 290,000, and Arizona, 230,000--but there are 685,000 Saints in California and 175,000 in the state of Washington. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Idaho 268,060 26.63% 662
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 Idaho - 28.98% - - 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 Idaho 309,000 - - - 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Idaho 327,000 27.80% 766
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 Idaho 333,000 - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 122. "The western states have the highest proportions of members, with California, 733,000; Idaho, 333,000; Arizona, 289,000; Washington, 219,000; and Texas with 198,000... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Idaho 333,000 27.80% 795
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 Idaho 343,489 27.40% 832
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 193. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Idaho - 14.00% - - 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 Illinois 5,600 - - - 1839 "Pioneer and Patriotic Observances " in Ensign, Oct. 1999; pg. 77. "In the winter of 1839, about 5,600 Latter-day Saint refugees journeyed under threat of extermination from Missouri to Quincy, Illinois, where they were welcomed and sheltered. As part of the Quincy Heritage Celebration on 24 July 1999, an estimated 2,000 members participated in a reenactment of that exodus. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois - - - - 1840 Walker, Williston. A History of the Christian Church (3rd edition, revised by Robert T. Handy of Union Theological Seminary, NY; 1st edition 1918; 2nd edition revised by Cyril C. Richardson, et al.). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1970); pg. 516. "The first Mormon Church was organized in 1830, in Fayette, New York. It was soon largely recruited in the neighborhood of Kirtland, Ohio... In 1838 the Mormon leaders removed to Missouri, and in 1840 founded Nauvoo, Illinois. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois - - - - 1844 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998); pg. 31. "Smith founded The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830, but many other Christians believed that Mormons were wrong. They drove Mormons from state to state until Smith was killed by a mob in 1844 [in Illinois]. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois 30,352 0.27% 85
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 Illinois - 0.19% - - 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 Illinois 43,000 0.30% 106
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 Illinois 45,000 0.40% 111
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 Illinois 46,135 0.40% 115
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 198. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois - 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 Illinois: Chicago 5,320 0.19% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Chicago pop: 2.8 million. 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 Illinois: Nauvoo 12,000 - - - 1846 *LINK* Anderson, Vern (AP). "Rising Again: Nauvoo Temple Will Rise Again to Fulfill Dream " in Salt Lake Tribune, 1 May 1999 (viewed online 1 May 1999). "When the Mormons were driven from Nauvoo... their sojourn in western Illinois from 1839 to 1846. The faith's young founder and prophet was murdered by a mob in nearby Carthage less than four years after selecting the site of the Nauvoo Temple, the spiritual center of the bustling city of 12,000 that almost rivaled Chicago in population. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois: Nauvoo 123 10.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Anderson, Vern (AP). "Rising Again: Nauvoo Temple Will Rise Again to Fulfill Dream " in Salt Lake Tribune, 1 May 1999 (viewed online 1 May 1999). "Today, down a verdant, sloping hill from the modern town of 1,227 lies the Nauvoo Historic District, a National Historic Landmark containing more than two dozen restored houses and shops, visitor centers and a 700-acre farm. The sites drew more than 200,000 visitors last year. Though only about 10% of Nauvoo's inhabitants now are Mormon... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois: Nauvoo 120 10.00% 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Campbell, Joel. "Nauvoo: Top of Utah residents help to spread the word " in Ogden Standard-Examiner (viewed online on StandardNET, 19 June 1999). "Loren Burton, an Ogden native who serves as LDS church public affairs spokesman in Nauvoo, estimates that 85 percent of Nauvoo's visitors are LDS. On any given Sunday during the tourist season, the 500-member congregation of the Nauvoo LDS Ward can expand to four times its size to accommodate visitors... The temple is expected to tower over this small midwestern community, which had forgotten much of its Mormon past until the LDS Church began significant restoration efforts 30 years ago. The town, where only about 10 percent of the 1,200 residents are Mormon... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois: Nauvoo - - - - 1999 *LINK* Campbell, Joel. "Nauvoo: Top of Utah residents help to spread the word " in Ogden Standard-Examiner (viewed online on StandardNET, 19 June 1999). "Across the street from the temple site, the LDS church is also expanding. It has purchased eight acres where a Catholic boarding school and monastery stand. The school will be home to a new Brigham Young University travel study center. Beginning in fall 2000, 120 students will be housed at the site. The study experience will be open to students from LDS church-sponsored colleges and undergraduates who attend LDS Institute at other colleges. Along with its Carthage Jail visitors center, the LDS Church maintains 33 historic sites and a visitors center in Nauvoo. Among the attractions are historic homes, a printing office, post office, drug store, blacksmith shop, boot shop, brickyard, school and gun shop. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois: Nauvoo 300 25.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Kloehn, Steve (Tribune Religion Writer). "Nauvoo's Prospects on Rise With Mormons' Temple Plans " in Chicago Tribune, May 24, 1999 (viewed online 25 May 1999). "NAUVOO, Ill. -- The leading attraction in this riverfront town of 1,200 is a meticulously landscaped, historically significant, theologically momentous hole in the ground... the growing Mormon population -- about 150 permanent residents, plus another 150 temporary church workers and missionaries--is ecstatic. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois: Nauvoo 20,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Kloehn, Steve (Tribune Religion Writer). "Nauvoo's Prospects on Rise With Mormons' Temple Plans " in Chicago Tribune, May 24, 1999 (viewed online 25 May 1999). "Built between 1841 and 1846, the Nauvoo temple was completed a year after Smith had been murdered by an angry mob and dedicated even as some 20,000 of his followers began to flee the town in fear of their lives. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois: Nauvoo 150 12.50% 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Martin, Stephen A. "Nauvoo clears way for LDS temple " in Deseret News, 20 Oct. 1999 (v. online). "NAUVOO, Ill. ?The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will get to build its temple, and the city will get $471,440 in cash and thousands more in services in an agreement reached Tuesday... the City Council voted 5-1 to approve a building permit for the $23 million structure [in] the city of 1,200 residents. 'Legally, they didn't have to give us a dime,' Alderman John McCarty said. McCarty said the church understood Nauvoo's unusual circumstances and agreed to help the city with infrastructure and other needs in a town already overwhelmed by some 250,000 tourists a year. 'There wasn't much more we could have asked for,' he said... A small church building down about two blocks from Nauvoo's Temple Square serves that purpose for the approximately 150 permanent LDS residents of Nauvoo. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Illinois: Nauvoo - 10.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Swensen, Jason. "News elicits cheers and tears in Nauvoo " in Deseret News (5 April 1999; viewed online 5 April 1999). "President Nelson said he does not anticipate any opposition in the area to rebuilding the temple. LDS Church members make up about 10 percent of the population of Nauvoo and regularly play host to thousands of tourists who visit the area year-round. The LDS Church owns much of historic Nauvoo, where it has restored several homes and operates a visitors center featuring young missionaries who perform musical programs for visiting tourists. Several missionary couples operate a variety of enterprises there, re-creating much of what life was like in the mid 1800s, including a foundry, print shop, candlemaking operation and brick mason production... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints India 1,800 - 20
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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