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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 4,000,000 - - - 1997 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 162. "It has more than 4 million members [in USA], is growing each year, and has an estimated 9 million members worldwide. It is now the sixth largest denomination in America... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 4,924,000 - - - 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 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 4,400,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web page: "Major Religions of the World "; web site: "Supporting Materials: Culture " (Slippery Rock Univ., PA). (viewed 31 Aug. 1999). Last revised 23 June 1999. "Christianity. Founded in the Middle East by Jesus Christ... Numbered 558 million in 1900 (34.4% of world) and 1,930 million in 1997 (33.0% of world). Spread by Roman Empire after Emperor's conversion (313), by later colonial empires, and migration. Major divisions are Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox (split 1066 AD), Protestant and Anglican (Luther 1519, etc.) New denominations in America including Mormon (1830) with 4.4 million. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 5,000,000 - - - 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 USA 4,924,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "News From Bree "; web page: "Fastest Growing Religion? " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); "Last Update on 29th November 1998 " LDS: "Membership data as of December 31, 1997 is at lds.org... Members USA 1997: 4,924,000
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 4,800,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religions and Health Care " by Fr. J Mahoney, M.Div.; web page: "Membership Reported " (viewed 20 Feb. 1999); [Orig. source: J. Gordon Melton. Encyclopedia of American Religions, 6th edition, copyright 1999, Gale Publishing] Table: "Membership Reported "; 3 key columns: "Religious Group ", "Year ", "Membership " (which always specifies location, whether U.S., North America, or Total]; listed in table as "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons, LDS) "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 4,923,100 - 10,811
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- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Orig. sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 692. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Ch. of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 4,800,000 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998). [Original source: 1998 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches]; pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Christian Denominations in the US "; Rank: #7
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 4,800,000 - - - 1998 McCourt, Frank. "God in America " in Life (Dec. 1998); pg. 60. "...4.8 million members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mormon missionaries say that last year they converted 300,000 worldwide to their views, maintaining that true Christianity was restored by Joseph Smith in the 19th century and that prophets are living among us today. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA - 2.00% - - 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 USA 5,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " "They have in excess of 10 million members world-wide, in over 20,000 churches spread across 150 countries (as of mid-1998)... Slightly over half of Mormons now live outside the United States. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 5,113,406 1.80% 9,627
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- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 167. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 5,000,000 - - - 1999 Bushman, Claudia Lauper & Richard Lyman Bushman. Mormons in America (series: "Religion in American Life "). New York: Oxford University Press (1999); pg. 11. "Mormonism, one of the world's fastest-growing Christian religions, doubles its membership every 15 years. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... now claims more than 10 million members, more than half of whom are outside the United States. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 5,000,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* McEntee, Peg. "LDS Church Raised Profile Around Globe " in Salt Lake Tribune, 3 January 1999. "To historian Jan Shipps, an Indiana religion scholar who has studied the 10 million-member LDS Church for more than three decades, the faith's growing presence is due in part to its sheer size -- there are nearly 5 million members in the U.S. and more outside its borders. The Mormon Church now is the nation's fifth-largest, surpassing the Episcopalian, Presbyterian, Disciples of Christ and Congregationalist communities. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA - - - - 1999 *LINK* Moore, Carrie A. "PBS documentary to tell the Joseph Smith story " in Deseret News, 18 Sept. 1999 (viewed online 18 Sept. 1990). "'...time and perspective have allowed the enduring nature of the work Smith established to speak for itself in many ways, she says, noting that it wasn't difficult to find historians who don't believe in Mormonism but can't discount its impact. Interspersed with a patchwork of journal accounts by Smith's contemporaries is footage of scholars responding directly to Groberg's questions about the fast-growing, worldwide religious movement Smith founded and formed in less than 25 years. Swinton is convinced that 'the story fell together with the strength of the scholars who see Joseph today through the historical perspective of what he accomplished during his lifetime... and as a significant contributor to the American experience. They talk about his influence economically, politically, socially, as a builder and an educator. Many of them are comfortable talking about his religious involvement and his teachings and what he understood, how he saw things.' "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 5,000,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Spartos, Carlos. "Practical Piety: A Guide for the Perplexed " in Village Voice (New York), Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 1999; (viewed online, 29 Jan. 1999) "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints... Membership: U.S.: approx. 5 million. World: 10.4 million. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA - - - - 1999 Zelizer, Gerald L. "Gideon Bible reflects how hotels have fallen behind the times " in USA Today, 1 July 1999; pg. 15A. "Marriott Hotels -- partly owned by Bill Marriott, a Mormon -- supplements the Bible with the Book of Mormon, while the St. Regis in New York City provides prayer rugs for its Muslim guests and a statue of Buddha in one suite. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA 5,000,000 - - - 2000 *LINK* Winston, Kimberly. "Fantastic journeys: Mormon authors say faith informs their science fiction " in Dallas Morning News (21 Oct 2000) "The LDS church counts about 5 million Mormons in the United States and 11 million worldwide. According to adherents.com, a Web site that tracks religious affiliation and lists speculative fiction writers by faith, there are 175 published writers in that genre who are current or former LDS members. Compare that with Catholicism, which has 26 million baptized followers in the United States, but just 30 writers of speculative fiction on the list. There are no Hindus or Muslims on the list, one Buddhist and seven Baptists. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA - gay and lesbian - - - - 1995 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995); pg. 315. Table: "Gay and lesbian spiritual organizations within major Christian denominations "; 8 groups listed, for major denominational families: Affirmation (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Mormons); Affirmation (United Methodists); American Baptists Concerned; Dignity (Catholics); Evangelicals Concerned; Integrity (Episcopalians); Integrity (Lutherans)... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints USA - West - - - - 1958 Bennett, Wallace F (U.S. Senator). Why I Am a Mormon. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons (1958); pg. 19. "The highest concentration of Mormon population is still in Utah, more than half of whose citizens are members of the Church. This proportion thins out as one moves away from Utah, but still fairly important in neighboring Western communities and is increasingly substantial on the Pacific Coast. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - - - - 1847 Davis, Kenneth C. Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1992); pg. 338. "Utah (45th state - 1896) is named after the Ute tribe, meaning 'people of the mountains.'...Utah was opened up to white settlers by the great migration of Mormons who came to escape religious persecution in the East beginning in 1847. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - - - - 1847 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998); pg. 31. "...Brigham Young... led the Mormons to the mountains of Utah where they established a close-knit community... Illustration: The LDS temple in Salt Lake City, Utah... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 144,000 - - - 1881 Williams, Jean Kinney. The Mormons. Danbury, Connecticut: Franklin Watts (1996); pg. 80. "By 1881, just after the church celebrated its fiftieth anniversary, Utah had a mostly-Mormon population of nearly 144,000, some 60,000 of whom had arrived in the past decade. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 75.00% - - 1918 Williams, Jean Kinney. The Mormons. Danbury, Connecticut: Franklin Watts (1996); pg. 92. "...in 1918... Also, Utah's voters, 75% of whom were Mormons, elected a Jewish man, Simon Bamberger, as governor. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 350,000 64.00% - - 1940 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 122. "Yet during this time, the membership in Utah increased from 350,000 in 1940 to 1,551,000 in 1997, a 443 percent increase. In 1940, some 64% of Utah residents were LDS, while 76.1 percent of Utah residents in 1997 were LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 87.00% - - 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 Utah 1,300,000 - - - 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 Utah 1,236,242 71.76% 2,924
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- 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 Utah - 69.20% - - 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%. For other states, multiplied state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates. But there are only 4 congreg. of RLDS in Utah, and most RLDS are in Missouri anyway, so such a calculation would create a large distortion in Utah, with such a high proportion of LDS.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,400,000 - - - 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 Utah 1,484,000 75.20% 3,314
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- 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 Utah 1,551,000 76.10% - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 122. "Yet during this time, the membership in Utah increased from 350,000 in 1940 to 1,551,000 in 1997, a 443 percent increase. In 1940, some 64% of Utah residents were LDS, while 76.1 percent of Utah residents in 1997 were LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,551,000 76.10% 3,511
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- 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 Utah - 70.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Nontraditional Religions Growing Among Americans " in Salt Lake Tribune (Nov.14, 1998). "The LDS Church -- which claims 70 percent, or roughly 1.4 million of Utah's population as members -- recorded 318,000 convert baptisms worldwide last year. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " "Their geographical base is in the state of Utah in the US, where more than 70% of the population are Mormon. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,604,686 75.30% 3,747
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 245. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 Bai, Matt & Andrew Murr. "The Olympics Scandal: Go for the Greed " in Newseek, Jan. 25, 1999; pg. 33. "About half the city [SLC] and 70% of the state [Utah] are Mormon. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Bayon, Miguel "Estreno mormon " in "El Pais Digital " (Viernes, 19 febrero 1999 - No. 1022), viewed online 23 Feb. 1999. Original Spanish: "Sobre lo primero dicen ser el 70% de los habitantes de Utah. "; Translation: "On first they claim to be 70% of the inhabitants of Utah. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 Bushman, Claudia Lauper & Richard Lyman Bushman. Mormons in America (series: "Religion in American Life "). New York: Oxford University Press (1999); pg. 116. "Utah, with its 70 percent Mormon population... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,400,000 70.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Catholic Paper Shares Good News for 100 Years " in Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, May 22, 1999 (viewed online 22 May 1999). "In a sea of Mormons -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints claims 70% of Utah's 2 million population -- the paper serves as an island of spiritual identity for the state's 120,000 Catholics. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utah Christians Unite Today in March for Jesus " in Salt Lake Tribune, May 22, 1999 (viewed online 22 May 1999). "Fletcher sees that message as especially welcome in Utah, where Mormons comprise an estimated 70% of the population -- and where other Christians have been fragmented by denominational divisions. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 Moulton, Kristen (AP). "An education from cradle to college " in Dallas Morning News, 28 Aug. 1999; pg. 3G. "Catholicism is Utah's second largest religion, but it is a distant second to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which settled the state 152 years ago. Utah's 100,000 Catholics make up 5 percent of the population, while Mormons make up about 70 percent. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - - - - 1999 *LINK* Shelledy, James (SL Trib. editor). "Letter From The Editor " in Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Oct. 1999. "Major LDS activities are of keen interest to anyone seriously interested in the past, present & future of Utah, which I assume covers far more than the 55% of The Tribune readers who [are LDS]. I am astounded that there continues to be a percentage of Utahns who want to ignore what is occurring in the state's largest & most politically active religion -- an organization that influences every walk of public life in this state & a force that defines Utah culture. The Tribune is most interested. Some readers believe us to be a 'Catholic' newspaper because, I suppose, several of our owners & top executives--including me--are... Catholic... Worse, about 8% of the readers, according to biennial surveys, want us to be anti-Mormon... The Tribune is neither pro-Mormon nor anti-Mormon. We aren't a Catholic newspaper, a Jewish newspaper, [etc.]. Like all secular newspapers, we are agnostic when it comes to covering religion... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Wilson, Melisa Ann. "Redefining RLDS, LDS differences " in Ogden Standard Examiner (Saturday, January 16, 1999); On web site: Standard.NET (viewed 19 January 1999). "With 250,000 members in 35 countries, the RLDS Church is small compared to the LDS Church with around 10 million members. But Brown said he never feels dwarfed, even in Utah where about 70% of residents are LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Unifying the Fractured Body of Christ -- Does It Have a Prayer? Utah Clergy Say Yes " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "Both efforts have drawn the support of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which claims 70 percent of Utahns as members... the church has a history of cooperating with other faiths on humanitarian and public-morals issues. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 58.00% - - 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 "; [Original ARIS publication lists Latter-day Saints at 51% of population, and "Church of Christ " with 6% of Utah population, or roughly 130,000 people, but the denomination only claims 19 congregations w/950 people in average attendance. Study authors later wrote that these 6% were actually Latter-day Saints, incorrectly classified, and that actual number of Latter-day Saints would be 60%. 51 + 6 + remainders = 58%.]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - Tongan 1,806 50.00% 10
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- 1999 *LINK* Khan, Lubna (AP). "Tongans work to maintain identity " in Deseret News, 9 Oct. 1999 (v. online 9 Oct. 1999). " According to the 1990 U.S. census, there were 18,000 Tongans in the United States, 3,611 residing in Utah... The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a Tongan stake with 10 wards... About half of Utah's Tongans are Mormon... according to the Office of Polynesian Affairs. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah: Salt Lake City - 50.00% - - 1999 Bai, Matt & Andrew Murr. "The Olympics Scandal: Go for the Greed " in Newseek, Jan. 25, 1999; pg. 33. "About half the city [SLC] and 70% of the state [Utah] are Mormon. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah: Salt Lake City - 45.00% - - 1999 Walkom, Thomas (columnist). "A Mighty Presence Felt in Salt Lake City " in Toronto Star newspaper, 19 January 1999. (viewed online 19 Jan. 1999) "In Salt Lake City, which is about 45 per cent Mormon, the Saints are usually referred to as LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah: Salt Lake City - 54.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Bernick Jr., Bob. "Utahns like Bush; S.L. split on Rocky " in Deseret News, 15 Apr 2001. "...new Deseret News/KSL-TV poll... In the survey, about 35 percent of the respondents said they are Republicans, 28 percent said they are Democrats and 23 percent said they are independents... A similar split is found among those who said they are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sixty-one percent of the LDS members said they disapprove of Anderson's job performance; 36 percent approved. Nonmembers liked Anderson's actions by varying degrees ?with different religions, and those who said they have no religion ?all approving by greater than 75 percent. Jones found that 54 percent of those he interviewed said they were LDS, 40 percent were non-LDS... Jones surveyed... In Salt Lake City, he surveyed 109 adults with a margin of error of plus or minus 9.5 percent. That's a relatively high margin of error within the city. But even with that it is clear that Anderson's supporters and detractors split along partisan political and religious lines. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah: Salt Lake County - 40.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Century 21 Coventry Real Estate "; web page: "Area Religious Organizations " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999).; "Copyright 1995-97 CENTURY 21 Coventry Real Estate, Inc. " "All major denominations and faiths are represented in the Salt Lake area. Salt Lake is best known, however, as the international headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) or 'Mormons'. Members of the faith make up about 40% of the total population of Salt Lake County. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Vanuatu 500 - 2
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- 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 Vanuatu 800 4.40% 5
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- 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 Vanuatu 1,121 0.64% 8
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- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 415. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Venezuela - - 1
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- 1966 Campos, Alejandro Portal. "Venezuela, Land of Grace " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 77. "Brief History... First branch organized: 2 November 1966 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Venezuela 73,000 0.30% 177
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- 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 Venezuela 71,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1996 the membership in Venezuela was 71,000 with fifteen stakes and four missions.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Venezuela 75,000 - - - 1997 "The Church in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela " in Ensign (Jan. 1997); pg. 79. "Peru has the most members with 300,000, followed by Ecuador with 128,000, Colombia with 115,000, Bolivia with 90,000, and Venezuela with 75,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Venezuela 80,000 0.35% 211
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 Venezuela 89,484 0.43% 219
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- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 416. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Venezuela 89,000 - - - 2000 Campos, Alejandro Portal. "Venezuela, Land of Grace " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 77. "Venezuela at a Glance: Number of members: 89,000; Stakes: 16; Districts: 12; Missions: 4; Meetinghouses: 112; Temples: 1 under construction; Missionaries serving from the area: 203 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Vermont 2,855 0.51% 12
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- 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 Vermont - 0.00% - - 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 Vermont 3,400 0.60% 11
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- 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 Vermont 3,500 0.60% 12
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- 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.


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