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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Niue 300 15.00% 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 Niue 171 10.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 1,708. Ekalesia Nieue (Niuean Church) 75% - a Protestant church closely related to the London Missionary Society, Latter-Day Saints 10%, other 15% (mostly Roman Catholic, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-Day Adventist)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Niue 2,000 11.50% 4
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 375. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North America 2,450,000 - - - 1990 Bushman, Claudia Lauper & Richard Lyman Bushman. Mormons in America (series: "Religion in American Life "). New York: Oxford University Press (1999); pg. 127-128. "In 1947 the church population was about 1 million. By 1990 the number was over 7 million, reaching 10 million during 1997. In 1950, fewer than 8% of Mormons lived outside the U.S. and Canada. By 1990 the number was more like 35%. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North America 5,075,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* official web site; web page: "Membership Distribution " in "Global Media Guide " section, (viewed 22 March 1999). Map, with membership figures shown for following areas: Canada, USA, Mexico, South America, Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia, Central America, South Pacific; "Membership Worldwide, Dec. 31, 1997 "; "North America " here was obtained by adding U.S. figure (4,924,000) to Canada figure (151,000).
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Carolina 19,000 - - - 1977 *LINK* Shimron, Yonat. "Mormons to build first N.C. temple " in The News-Observer On the Web (10 Sept. 1998). In the past 20 years, the number of Mormons across the state [North Carolina] has nearly tripled, from 19,000 in 1977 to 53,000. Of the Southern states, only Florida and Virginia have more.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Carolina 33,079 0.50% 112
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 North Carolina - 0.66% - - 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 North Carolina 51,000 0.70% 109
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 North Carolina 53,000 0.70% 112
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 North Carolina 53,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Shimron, Yonat. "Mormons to build first N.C. temple " in The News-Observer On the Web (10 Sept. 1998). In the past 20 years, the number of Mormons across the state [North Carolina] has nearly tripled, from 19,000 in 1977 to 53,000. Of the Southern states, only Florida and Virginia have more.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Carolina 56,261 0.70% 116
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 228. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Carolina 53,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Shimron, Yonat. "Mormons choose Apex for site of their North Carolina temple " in The News-Observer, 30 January 1999. (Viewed online 1 Feb. 1999). "There are an estimated 53,000 Mormons in North Carolina, and the church expects to grow significantly over the next decade. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Carolina - 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 North Carolina: Apex 200 1.25% - - 1999 *LINK* Shimron, Yonat. "Mormons choose Apex for site of their North Carolina temple " in The News-Observer, 30 January 1999. (Viewed online 1 Feb. 1999). "The town [Apex, North Carolina], which has grown from 4,900 residents in 1990 to 16,400 last year... There are already an estimated 150 to 200 Mormons living in Apex and two or three new families move in each month, said Bruce Nay, the bishop of the Apex ward... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Dakota 2,358 0.37% 12
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 North Dakota - 0.38% - - 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 North Dakota 5,200 0.80% 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 North Dakota 5,000 - - - 1997 "5 more temples for Canada, U.S. " in LDS Church News (Aug. 15, 1998); pg. 3. "Membership in [North Dakota] at year-end 1997 was 5,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Dakota 5,000 0.70% 15
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 North Dakota 5,070 0.80% 15
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 229. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Dakota 5,200 - - - 1999 *LINK* Herzog, Karen. "Temple opens its doors " in Bismarck Tribune, 10 Sept. 1999 (viewed online 15 Sept. 1999). "The church has more than 5,200 members in North Dakota, and 450 members in the Bismarck ward. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints North Dakota - 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 Northern Mariana Islands 500 0.10% 4
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac (Latest nat'l membership stats: 1995) "North Mariana Islands "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Northern Mariana Islands 600 1.40% 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 Northern Mariana Islands 870 1.71% 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 375. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Northern Mariana Islands: Rota - - 1
unit
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 267-410. "Rota - Tinian: Elders Stephen Jones and Kamealoha Kaniho were assigned to open Rota, an island in the Northern Marianas, for proselyting on Sept. 5, 1986. Work was opened on Tinian Aug.. 14, 1992, by Elder James Adamson and Elder Ryan C. McCune. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Northwest Territories 100 0.10% 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 Northwest Territories 200 0.29% 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 Northwest Territories 200 0.29% 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 302. Year-end 1999; "Northwest Territories & Nonnative: Nanavut became a territory in 1999. The Yellowknife Branch in the Northwest Territories covers half a million square miles an is called the largest branch in area in the Church. Half the members live in Yellowknife and half are scattered in the communities of Hay River, Fort Smith, Coppermine, Inuvik, Rankin Inlet, and Iqaluit. Members occasionally travel hundreds of miles for socials and meetings. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Norway 310 - - - 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 Norway 1,200 - - - 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; 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 Norway 4,000 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 129. "Church membership in Norway, a country of over four million people, reached approx. 4,000 by 1992. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Norway 4,100 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 Norway 4,100 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 Norway 4,120 0.10% 25
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 376. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nova Scotia 4,000 0.40% 16
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 Nova Scotia 4,200 0.40% 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 Nova Scotia 4,268 0.40% 18
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 297. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Oceania 340,000 - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 114. Graphic: "Church membership worldwide "; "Total: 10 million; Estimate Nov. 2, 1997. "; Location given as "South Pacific ", includes Australia and New Zealand.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Oceania 339,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* official web site; web page: "Membership Distribution " in "Global Media Guide " section, (viewed 22 March 1999). Map, with membership figures shown for following areas: Canada, USA, Mexico, South America, Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia, Central America, South Pacific [Oceania]; "Membership Worldwide, Dec. 31, 1997 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ohio - - - - 1835 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 Ohio 30,979 0.29% 95
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 Ohio - 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 Ohio 43,000 0.30% 105
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 Ohio 43,000 0.40% 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 Ohio 47,437 0.40% 115
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 230. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ohio 43,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Associated Press. "Mormons build first Ohio temple since 1838 " in The Beacon Journal (Ohio), Aug. 21, 1999 (viewed online 24 Aug. 1999). "Many of the 43,000 Ohio members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ohio 43,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Hoover, Felix. "Sacred and new: Temple a testament to Mormon growth " in Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), Aug. 20, 1999 (viewed online 24 Aug. 1999). "Like many of the 43,000 other Ohio members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Christofferson and her family must travel hundreds of miles -- to suburban Washington, D.C. -- to visit the nearest temple for baptisms, marriages and other religious ceremonies. But such trips won't be necessary beginning early next month, when a temple opens on the West Side [in Columbus]. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ohio - 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 Oklahoma 19,107 0.61% 65
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 Oklahoma - 0.28% - - 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 Oklahoma 31,000 0.90% 73
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 Oklahoma 32,000 1.00% 75
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 Oklahoma 33,721 1.00% 75
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 232. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Oklahoma - 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 Ontario 34,000 0.30% 91
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 Ontario 39,000 0.34% 93
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 Ontario 40,289 0.35% 92
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 298. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Oregon 89,601 3.15% 228
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 Oregon 113,000 - - - 1990 *LINK* Hernandez, Romel. "Mormon temple will rise in Southern Oregon " in The Oregonian (Wednesday March 24, 1999), viewed online (www.oregonlive.com), 25 March 1999. "Oregon has 130,000 LDS members, an increase from 113,000 at the start of the decade. The church built its only other temple in the state -- a massive structure just off Interstate 5 -- in Lake Oswego a decade ago. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Oregon - 2.28% - - 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 Oregon 126,000 4.00% 263
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 Oregon 130,000 4.00% 271
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 Oregon - - - - 1997 Stefoff, Rebecca. Oregon (series: Celebrate the States). New York: Marshall Cavendish (1997); pg. 77. "The church with the most members statewide is the Roman Catholic Church, followed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) "


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