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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kiribati - - - - 1999 "LDS Scene " in Ensign (May 1999); pg. 120. "Teburoro Tito, president of the 36-island, mid-Pacific republic of Kiribati, was recently the guest of honor at a celebration held by members at Church-owned Moroni Community School. Focusing on the theme of 'We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law' (A of F 1:12), the celebration featured feasting and traditional dancing groups from eight wards in the Tarawa Kiribati Stake. In his closing remarks, President Tito commented on the spirit of cooperation among Latter-day Saints and on the rapid growth of the Church in Kiribati. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kiribati 7,877 9.97% 23
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 351. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kiribati - - - - 2000 *LINK* "Indonesian, LDS leaders dine together " in Deseret News (online, 27 Jan. 2000) "President Hinckley... Earlier in the trip, he... stopped in Tarawa, Kiribati, a coral atoll in the Pacific, where 1,500 people met the plane. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kiribati - - - - 2000 "Two New Temples Dedicated, President Hinckley Visits Saints in Pacific " in Ensign (April 2000); pg. 74-76. "...in January... President Hinckley... met with... 1,500 at the airport in Tarawa... In Kiribati, President Hinckley was welcomed by Kaiaotika Tekee, minister of Environment and Social Welfare for Kiribati, representing the president of his country. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Korea, South 21,802 - - - 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: 83%; Location listed as "Korea "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Korea, South 67,000 0.15% 161
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 Korea, South 60,000 - - - 1996 "The Church in Japan, Korea, and Far-East Russia " in Ensign (Nov. 1996); pg. 110. "In Korea, where Christians make up a much higher percentage of the population than in Japan, we have more than 60,000 members in 16 stakes. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Korea, South 69,000 0.14% 171
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 Korea, South 71,166 0.16% 175
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 352. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kosovo - - - - 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 14. "A shipment of 78,500 pounds of food was sent by the Church April 10, 1999, to assist refugees from Kosovo, just one week after the assistance was announced by President Hinckley in general conference. A shipment of 200,000 pounds of clothing was also sent by the Church. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latin America 3,000,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site (1998): "Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry "; web page: "The Mormon Church Statistics " "As of 1997, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... claims membership of a little more than 10 million worldwide. US: 5 Million; Latin America: 3 Million; Asian: 2 Million; South Pacific & Africa: 1/2 Million "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latin America 2,200,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Goering, Laurie (Chicago Tribune). "Straight-Laced LDS Win Souls in Sensual Brazil " in Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, Aug. 7, 1999. (Viewed online 14 Aug. 1999). "...Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... church membership in Latin America has boomed to 2.2 million, almost half the U.S. membership. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latvia 200 - 5
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 Latvia - - 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 Latvia 178 0.01% 4
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 353. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lesotho 300 - 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 Lesotho 351 - - - 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 Lesotho 300 0.02% 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 Lesotho 411 0.02% 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 354. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Liberia 1,600 - 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 Liberia 2,017 - - - 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 Liberia 2,000 0.07% 9
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 Liberia 2,694 0.10% 12
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 354. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lithuania 100 - 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 Lithuania 400 0.01% 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 Lithuania 499 0.01% 3
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 355. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Louisiana 300 - - - 1948 *LINK* Kay, Julie. "'A Dream Come True' " in The Advocate, 3 July 1999 (viewed online 9 July 1999). "Louisiana membership has grown significantly over the past several decades. In 1948, there were 300 Latter-day Saints members in New Orleans. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Louisiana 16,000 - - - 1980 *LINK* Kay, Julie. "'A Dream Come True' " in The Advocate, 3 July 1999 (viewed online 9 July 1999). "In 1948, there were 300 Latter-day Saints members in New Orleans. By 1980, there were 16,000 members in the state. Now, there are an estimated 24,000, according to the denomination. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Louisiana 15,182 0.36% 56
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 Louisiana - 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 Louisiana 24,000 0.50% 66
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 Louisiana 24,000 0.50% 66
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 Louisiana 24,143 0.50% 63
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 204. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Louisiana 24,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Kay, Julie. "'A Dream Come True' " in The Advocate, 3 July 1999 (viewed online 9 July 1999). "In 1948, there were 300 Latter-day Saints members in New Orleans. By 1980, there were 16,000 members in the state. Now, there are an estimated 24,000, according to the denomination. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Louisiana - 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 Louisiana: Baton Rouge 3,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Kay, Julie. "'A Dream Come True' " in The Advocate, 3 July 1999 (viewed online 9 July 1999). "In the area encompassing Baton Rouge, there are roughly 3,000 members and another 2,000 in the Denham Springs and Slaughter regions, Rawson said. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Luxembourg 100 - 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 Luxembourg 100 0.02% 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 Luxembourg 155 0.04% 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 356. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Macau 700 - 1
unit
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac (Latest nat'l membership stats: 1995) "Macao "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Macau 700 0.18% 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 Macau - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 308. "Macau, which has one branch, became part of China in 1999. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Madagascar 400 - 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 Madagascar 737 - - - 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 Madagascar 700 - 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 Madagascar - - - - 1999 "LDS Scene " in Ensign, Sept. 1999; pg. 77. "The Church's first meetinghouses in two nations were recently constructed... In Antananarivo, Madagascar, Elder Dennis E. Simmons of the Seventy... dedicated a new meetinghouse before a congregation of about 600. The new building is home to two wards and also includes the mission home and offices for the Madagascar Antananarivo Mission. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Madagascar 1,349 0.01% 6
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 356. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Maine 5,956 0.49% 23
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 Maine - 0.76% - - 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 Maine 7,900 0.60% 25
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 Maine 7,900 0.60% 25
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 Maine 8,569 0.70% 26
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 207. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Maine - 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 "; Evidently some error regarding Maine data: the columns add up to 107%.; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Malawi 250 - 2
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 357. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Malaysia 700 - 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 Malaysia 800 - 9
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 Malaysia 1,141 0.01% 12
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 357. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Malta - - 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 Malta - - 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 Malta 120 0.03% 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 358. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Manitoba 3,900 0.34% 11
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 Manitoba 3,700 0.30% 12
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 Manitoba 3,866 0.30% 12
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 296. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Manitoba: Winnipeg 1,952 0.31% - - 1999 Kruckenberg, Janet. "Winnipeg: Diversity of Cultures " in Ensign (Feb. 1999); pg. 78. "Included in the 1,852 members in the city--which has a population over 637,000--are members from Germany, France, Italy, the British Isles, Central and South America, the Philippines, Ehtiopia, China, Australia, and the East Indies. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Marshall Islands 2,900 4.80% 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] "


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