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Adherents
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total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
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countries
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Notes
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tonga - 32.00% - - 1995 "Tonga: A Heritage of Faith " in Ensign (Aug. 1995); pg. 33. "Representing nearly a third of the entire population of the Kingdom of Tonga... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tonga 40,000 38.00% 138
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 Tonga 13,225 13.63% - - 1996 *LINK* "Tonga's Census of Church Members Released " (March 12, 1998 - PACNEWS); posted on Tonga history newsgroup web page: "Re: % of Christians in Tongan population " (viewed 22 May 1999). "Of a total population of approximately 97,000... according to the kingdom's latest census of churchgoers.... Tongan government statistics department. The Roman Catholic Church ranked second in Tongan church members with 15,309, followed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with 13,225. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tonga 43,000 40.00% 144
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 Tonga - 40.00% - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 122. "The Kingdom of Tonga has the greatest proportion of members of any country in the world with about 40% of the population LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tonga - 33.00% - - 1998 "Church Members Honor Tonga's King " in Ensign (Oct. 1998); pg. 77. "Since missionaries first started preaching the gospel in Tonga in 1891, more than a third of the nation's 106,000 residents have joined the Church. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tonga - 9.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 84%, Mormon 9%, Baha'i 3% "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tonga 44,819 42.28% 147
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 405. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tonga - 30.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Khan, Lubna (AP). "Tongans work to maintain identity " in Deseret News, 9 Oct. 1999 (v. online 9 Oct. 1999). "...in Tonga 30 percent of the population is Mormon, according to the Office of Polynesian Affairs. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Trinidad and Tobago 1,000 0.05% 4
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 Trinidad and Tobago 1,100 0.05% 5
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 Trinidad and Tobago 1,581 0.05% 6
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 407. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tunisia - - 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 Tuvalu - - 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 Uganda 1,300 - 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 Uganda 800 - - - 1996 "Missionary Efforts Spur Growth in Uganda, Africa " in Ensign (July 1996); pg. 79. "From these early beginnings, the Church has grown to more than 800 members in just five years. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Uganda 1,694 - - - 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 Uganda 1,700 0.01% 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.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Uganda 2,375 0.01% 12
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 407. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ukraine 3,100 - 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 Ukraine - - 42
units
- 1997 "'Standing All Amazed' in Ukraine " in Ensign (June 1997); pg. 76. "Just six years after missionary work began, the Kiev mission has 23 branches divided into 3 districts... newer mission in Donetsk... has 19 branches... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ukraine 5,000 0.01% 52
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 Ukraine 5,000 - - - 1998 "More Small Temples Announced " in Ensign (Oct. 1998); pg. 74. "Since the Church was organized in Ukraine six years ago, about 5,000 people have been baptized. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ukraine 6,369 0.01% 59
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 408. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom 6,550 - - - 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... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom 6,500 - - - 1951 "Preston: The Fruits of Faith " in Ensign (June 1998); pg. 49. "As late as 1951, there were only 6,500 Latter-day Saints in the United Kingdom. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom 14,000 - - - 1960 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 122. "By 1960 membership in the British Mission reached 14,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom 150,000 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 125. "in 1992 over 150,000 Church members resided in the United Kingdom. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom - - - - 1995 *LINK* "Religion; Secularisation " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Note also the recent growth in smaller (uncounted) sects, e.g. Jehovah's witnesses, Mormons, Krishna Consciousness. Finally, what of the enormous impact of Islam in some areas of Britain - Bradford alone has some 28 Mosques. There is a growing movement for Moslem and Jewish schools.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom 165,700 0.28% 369
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac (Latest nat'l membership stats: 1995) Figure given for "U.K./Ireland Total "; subtracted figures for Ireland alone to obtain United Kingdom-only figures.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom 168,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Web site: "Latter-day Saints Online " (UK); web page: "Church History " "The dedication of the temple was attended by around 12,000 members in 1958. By the end of 1995 British membership had risen to 168,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom 130,700 0.22% 370
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 United Kingdom 176,493 0.29% 370
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 408. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom & Ireland - - 400
units
- 1998 *LINK* Web site: "Latter-day Saints Online " (UK); web page: "Church History " "There are around 400 congregations (wards and branches) today in the UK and Ireland divided into 45 Stakes. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 600 - - - 1837 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. 12. "...by 1837 they had 600 members in Britain. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 600 - - - 1837 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 3,626 - - - 1840 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 30,747 - - - 1850 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 32,000 - - - 1851 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 80. "The all-time high (before the modern era) was reached in 1851 when over 32,000 members of the Church resided in Britain; this figure was higher than the total membership in all of North America. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 13,853 - - - 1860 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 12,851 - - - 1863 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 83. "In 1863, Saints in Britain numbered 12,851; in 1871, membership was down to 7,206; by 1874, it had decreased to 5,423. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 8,804 - - - 1870 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 7,206 - - - 1871 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 83. "In 1863, Saints in Britain numbered 12,851; in 1871, membership was down to 7,206; by 1874, it had decreased to 5,423. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 5,423 - - - 1874 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 83. "In 1863, Saints in Britain numbered 12,851; in 1871, membership was down to 7,206; by 1874, it had decreased to 5,423. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 5,112 - - - 1880 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 2,770 - - - 1890 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 4,183 - - - 1900 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 6,864 - - - 1910 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 6,797 - - - 1920 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 6,491 - - - 1930 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 7,000 - - - 1939 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 17. "As World War II began, there were more members in Germany (15,000) and Britain (7,000) than in any other nations besides the United States. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 6,364 - - - 1940 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 6,357 - - - 1950 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 17,332 - - - 1960 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 68,217 - - - 1970 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 90,982 - - - 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. 13. "Table 1.1: Mormon Membership in Britain: 1837-1980 "; "Source: LDS Church "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Britain 180,000 - - - 1998 Chryssides, George. Exploring New Religions. London, U.K.: Cassells (1999). [Orig. source: LDS Church.] "I have selected the best available [statistics], providing a range where adjudication is impossible... Latter-day Saints: Britain: 180,000 (1998); World: 10,000,000 world-wide (1998) "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: England 127,000 0.30% 283
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 United Kingdom: England 133,000 0.28% 290
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 United Kingdom: England 135,748 0.29% 290
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 408. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Great Britain 12,139 - - - 1846 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 54. "The size of the British Mission shot forward amazingly during this period. At the end of 1846 Church membership stoodat 12,139. By the end of 1850 there were 30,747 on the records of the Church in the British Isles. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Great Britain 30,747 - - - 1850 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 54. "The size of the British Mission shot forward amazingly during this period. At the end of 1846 Church membership stoodat 12,139. By the end of 1850 there were 30,747 on the records of the Church in the British Isles. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Great Britain 8,000 - - - 1914 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 98. "Church membership in Britain remained at about 8,000 during the war [World War I] years. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Great Britain 8,000 - - - 1920 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 100. "Coincidentally Church membership in the British Isles stood at about 8,000 in both 1920 and the beginning of World War II. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Great Britain 8,000 - - - 1940 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992); pg. 100. -


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