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Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
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countries
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Notes
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mississippi 15,000 0.50% 42
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 Mississippi 17,000 0.60% 41
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 Mississippi 17,578 0.60% 41
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 213. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mississippi - 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 Missouri - - - - 1838 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 Missouri 27,877 0.54% 89
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 Missouri 43,000 0.80% 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 Missouri 48,000 0.90% 119
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 Missouri 51,187 0.90% 121
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 214. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Missouri - 1.00% - - 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 Mongolia 400 - 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 Mongolia 550 - 4
units
- 1996 "A Mighty Change in Mongolia " in Ensign (June 1996); pg. 76. "Total membership in the nation now exceeds 550, with three branches in Ulaanbaatar and one branch in Erdenet... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mongolia 1,100 0.04% 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 Mongolia - - 8
units
- 1999 "LDS Scene " in Ensign, Oct. 1999; pg. 79. "In Mongolia, the Church has six branches in Ulaanbaatar, one branch in Darkhan, and one branch in Erdenet. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mongolia 1,850 0.74% 9
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 367. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mongolia 1,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Mongolians Learning Ways of The West in Utah " in Salt Lake Tribune (7 Feb. 1999). Viewed online 8 Feb. 1999. "A foundation representing the LDS Church was legally registered Jan. 17, 1994... full-time missionaries have been working there for several years, baptizing more than 1,000 Mongolians into the church. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Montana 28,620 3.58% 106
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 Montana - 2.47% - - 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 Montana 39,000 4.40% 108
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 Montana 39,000 4.40% 109
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 Montana 39,842 4.50% 114
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 217. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Montana - - - - 1999 *LINK* Olp, Susan. "Christian group calls Mormons cult church " in Billings Gazette, 30 Sept. 1999 (viewed online 6 Oct. 1999). "After the Rev. David Dickbernd got the... letter... he called Russell and then wrote him a letter...: 'I want you to know that I respect your right not to be a Mormon,' Dickbernd, pastor of Pilgrim Congregational Church, wrote. 'I am not a Mormon, either... I even respect your right to teach your own theological positions which are different from those held by Mormons. But, Sir, I do not respect your right to label them as a cult simply because they do not agree with your personal theological position. The word cult, itself, is a pejorative term and should be used very carefully.' Cults, Dickbernd wrote, are marked by absolute mind control... the requirement to sever family times and severe limitations on the possibility of leaving the cult. 'Certainly, Sir, if you are even remotely intellectually honest, you know that these characteristics of a cult are not true of the Mormons... the Mormon Church is a significant part of the Christian... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Montana - 3.00% - - 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 Mozambique 152 - - - 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 Mozambique 200 - 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 Mozambique 311 - 3
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 368. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Myanmar - - 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 Namibia 200 - 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 Namibia 212 - - - 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 Namibia 200 - 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 Namibia 261 0.00% 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 368. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nauru - - 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 Nauru - - 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 Nauru 96 0.96% 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 369. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska 10,556 0.67% 34
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 Nebraska - 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 Nebraska 15,000 0.90% 44
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 Nebraska 17,000 1.00% 48
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 Nebraska 16,000 - 45
units
- 1998 *LINK* Hovey, Art. "Building evidence of growth in religion " in Lincoln Journal Star, 3 Oct. 1999 (v. online 3 Oct. 99). "There were 45 Mormon congregations in Nebraska at the end of 1998 with a combined membership of 16,000. Along with five in Lincoln and 16 in Omaha, the gatherings of the faithful in eastern Nebraska include Columbus, Beatrice, Nebraska City, Fremont, Blair and Fairbury... Kearl said the Mormons weren't out to steal members. 'If our mission helps Methodists become better Methodists, then we've helped the Methodist Church,' he said. 'The biggest threat to any church holding its members is not any other church,' he added. 'It is Lucifer and the temptation we all fall victim to.' "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska 18,613 1.00% 44
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 218. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska 16,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher (compiler). "World View ", subtitle: "Temple in Nebraska " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 26, 1999 (viewed online 26 June 1999). [Orig. source: Associated Press] "The Mormon church plans to build a temple in Omaha, Neb., the first between St. Louis and Denver. Pending city approval, the temple will be built on 1.9 acres of land adjoining the historic Mormon Pioneer Cemetery. The area is known as Winter Quarters because Mormons camped there in 1846 after fleeing religious persecution in Illinois. No date has been set for construction on the temple that will serve 16,000 Mormons in Nebraska. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska - 1.00% - - 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 Netherlands 33 - - - 1863 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 88. "In 1863 Elder van der Woude left Holland... only 33 members were on the Church records and no new missionaries had come to serve in the Netherlands. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Netherlands 1,664 - - - 1900 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 89. "During the 1890s 1,401 new members joined the Church [in the Netherlands] and 289 gathered to Zion. Mission membership stood at 1,664 in 1900. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Netherlands 2,845 - - - 1939 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 104. "In 1939, Church membership in Holland stood at 2,845. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Netherlands 3,200 - - - 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... 3,200 in the Netherlands; 2,700 in Sweden; 1,700 in Denmark; 1,200 in Norway... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Netherlands 7,000 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 133. "In 1992 membership was at approximately 7,000, and three stakes covered the entire country. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Netherlands 7,500 0.04% 37
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 Netherlands 7,500 0.05% 39
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 Netherlands 7,627 0.05% 43
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 369. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Netherlands Antilles - - 2
units
- 1987 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 370. "...Netherlands Antilles... The branch was divided in April 1987, but was rejoined in January 1988. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Netherlands Antilles - - 1
unit
- 1988 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 370. "...Netherlands Antilles... The branch was divided in April 1987, but was rejoined in January 1988. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Netherlands Antilles - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 370. "Members, fewer than 100... Made up of two groups of islands in the Caribbean, the Netherlands Antilles are considered part of The Netherlands. Work was opened and closed on Curacao in 1978-79 by the Venezuela Caracas Mission. However, a branch was created on Curacao Oct. 31, 1979. The branch was divided in April 1987, but was rejoined in January 1988. A meetinghouse was dedicated in August 1988. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nevada 89,033 7.41% 198
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 Nevada - 8.26% - - 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 Nevada 124,000 7.90% 235
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 Nevada 133,000 8.00% 235
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 Nevada 143,372 8.00% 279
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 220. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nevada - 9.00% - - 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 Nevada - South - 6.30% - - 1999 *LINK* Smith, John L. "To the eager candidate, different religions are herds of cattle " in Las Vegas Review-Journal, Thursday, May 20, 1999 (viewed online 21 May 1999). "According to the latest figures, 6.3% of the citizenry [of Southern Nevada] is affiliated with the Mormon Church, while 27.5% is Catholic... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New Brunswick 2,200 0.30% 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 New Brunswick 2,000 0.20% 8
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 New Brunswick 2,060 0.30% 7
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 New Caledonia 20 - 1
unit
- 1961 Johnson, R. Val. "Islands of Light " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 31-32. "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is relatively young in New Caledonia... New Caledonia was introduced to the Church only a few decades ago when Polynesian members came to Noumea to work. Among them was a young Tahitian named Teahumanu Manoi. His story, and how he came to be New Caledonia's first district president is also the story of the church's beginnings here... The Manois returned to Noumea in 1959, and two years later, in 1961, the Noumea Branch was organized... In the beginning, there were only five families in the branch... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New Caledonia - - 2
units
- 1976 Johnson, R. Val. "Islands of Light " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 32. "Other missionaries and converts followed, and in 1976 the branch in Noumea wsa split to become two. That same year, a district was created for New Caledonia as part of the Fiji Suva Mission. "


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