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Eastern non-Christian - other, continued...

Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Eastern non-Christian - other Saskatchewan 1,100 0.11% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "Other Eastern non-Christian ", i.e. those groups NOT part of Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism or Sikhism
Eastern non-Christian - other Yukon 300 1.08% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "Other Eastern non-Christian ", i.e. those groups NOT part of Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism or Sikhism
Eastern Orthodox Africa 13,306,000 - - - 1981 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Source: 1981 Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 433. Table: Membership in the Major Religions of the World "
Eastern Orthodox Africa 13,106,000 2.71% - - 1982 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981 2nd edition; updated since 1977 1st ed.). [Orig. source: Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year, 1982]; pg. 405. Table: "Estimated membership of the principal religions of the world "
Eastern Orthodox Africa 29,645,000 4.07% - - 1995 The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1996 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 646. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1995 "
Eastern Orthodox Africa 25,215,000 3.37% - - 1996 The World Almanac & Book of Facts 1998 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1997 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 654. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1996 "
Eastern Orthodox Africa 28,549,000 4.20% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Eastern Orthodoxy " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "
Eastern Orthodox Albania - 20.00% - - 1800 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 27. "Until the 16th century, almost all of Albania was Christian... In the 17th century, the Turks began a policy of Islamization by using, among other methods, economic incentives to convert the population... By the 19th century, Islam became the predominant religion, claiming about 70% of the population while some 20% remained Orthodox and 10% Roman Catholic. These groupings remained stable until the Communist government outlawed religion in 1967... "
Eastern Orthodox Albania - 20.00% - - 1966 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 27. "Until the 16th century, almost all of Albania was Christian... In the 17th century, the Turks began a policy of Islamization by using, among other methods, economic incentives to convert the population... By the 19th century, Islam became the predominant religion, claiming about 70% of the population while some 20% remained Orthodox and 10% Roman Catholic. These groupings remained stable until the Communist government outlawed religion in 1967... "
Eastern Orthodox Albania 667,000 20.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Total pop. 3,335,000 (1991), growth rate 1.8% (1991). In 1992, an estimated 70% of people were Muslim, 20% Orthodox, and 10% Roman Catholic. In 1967 all mosques/churches were closed & religious observances prohibited; in Dec.1990, religious ban lifted.
Eastern Orthodox Albania - 25.00% - - 1997 Wright, David K. Albania ( "Enchantment of the World Second Series "). New York: Children's Press (1997); pg. 95. "Religions of Albania: Muslim, 60%; Orthodox, 25%; Roman Catholic, 15% "; "Orthodox priests from Greece serve Greek-speaking congregations in southern Albania. "
Eastern Orthodox Albania - 25.00% - - 1997 Wright, David K. Albania ( "Enchantment of the World Second Series "). New York: Children's Press (1997); pg. 102. "Today, despite several decades of atheistic Communist rule, 60% of the people call themselves either Bektashi or Sunni Muslims. More than 25% are Orthodox Christians, while about 15% are Roman Catholic. "
Eastern Orthodox Albania - 11.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 3,521,000
Eastern Orthodox Alberta 43,300 1.70% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Source: Canadian Census]; pg. 6. "In 1991, 48.4% of the population, or about 1,232,000 people, was Protestant... Alberta also had... 43,300 people of Eastern Orthodox faith, 30,500 Moslems... "
Eastern Orthodox Alberta 42,700 1.69% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Eastern Orthodox Asia 2,428,000 - - - 1981 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Source: 1981 Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 433. Table: Membership in the Major Religions of the World "
Eastern Orthodox Asia 2,328,000 0.09% - - 1982 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981 2nd edition; updated since 1977 1st ed.). [Orig. source: Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year, 1982]; pg. 405. Table: "Estimated membership of the principal religions of the world "
Eastern Orthodox Asia 14,881,000 0.43% - - 1995 The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1996 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 646. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1995 "
Eastern Orthodox Asia 13,970,000 0.40% - - 1996 The World Almanac & Book of Facts 1998 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1997 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 654. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1996 "
Eastern Orthodox Asia 3,655,000 0.10% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Eastern Orthodoxy " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "; [Geographical regions in this table: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Northern America, Oceania, and Eurasia]
Eastern Orthodox Australia 474,900 2.80% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) -
Eastern Orthodox Australia 497,000 2.80% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) -
Eastern Orthodox Australia - 3.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Eastern Orthodox Belarus - - 1,650
units
- 1916 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "Before 1917, Belarus had 2,466 religious congregations, including 1,650 Orthodox, 127 Roman Catholic, 657 Jewish, 32 Protestant, and several Muslim communities. Many congregations were destroyed during the early Soviet years... "
Eastern Orthodox Belarus - 60.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "In the early 1990s, about 60% of Belarusans identified themselves as Orthodox. "
Eastern Orthodox Belarus - - 787
units
- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer... 17 Seventh-Day Adventist, 9 Apostolic Christian, 8 Uniate, 8 New Apostolic, 8 Muslim, 7 Jewish, and 15 others. "
Eastern Orthodox Belarus 6,242,880 60.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 10,404,862 (July 1994 [total pop.] estimate). About 60 percent Orthodox (early 1990s). Other denominations include Roman Catholic, Apostolic Christian, Baptist, Muslim, New Apostolic, Old Believer, Pentecostal, Seventh-Day Adventist, and Uniate.
Eastern Orthodox Belarus 8,329,775 80.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Eastern Orthodox 80%, other (including Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 20%; Total population: 10,412,219.
Eastern Orthodox Belarus 8,327,240 80.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 10,409,050 (July 1998 est.)... Eastern Orthodox 80%, other (including Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 20%... "
Eastern Orthodox Bosnia 450,000 - - - 1624 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 54. "...the Albanian priest and apostolic visitor Peter Masarechi, sent a more carefully researched report in 1624; unfortunately, the figures he gave for Bosnia have been misconstrued by almost all the historians who have cited them. What he actually reported was that there were 150,000 Catholics, roughly 75,000 Eastern Orthodox, and 450,000 Muslims. "
Eastern Orthodox Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,395,000 31.00% - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 71-72. "Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Population: 4.5 million (1992) "; Pg. 72: "Serbians (31% of the pop.) are mostly Eastern Orthodox, and Croatians (17%) are mostly Roman Catholic. "
Eastern Orthodox Bosnia and Herzegovina 999,001 31.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Catholic 15%, Protestant 4%, other 10%; Total pop.: 3,222,584 (July 1997 est.) NOTE: all pop. data is subject to considerable error because of the dislocations caused by military action & ethnic cleansing.
Eastern Orthodox British Columbia 23,000 0.70% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Orig. source: Canadian Census]; pg. 24. "In 1991, 44.5% of British Columbia's population, or about 1,460,500 people, was Protestant... British Columbia also had... 23,000 people of Eastern Orthodox faith, 75,500 Sikhs... "
Eastern Orthodox British Columbia 23,500 0.72% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Eastern Orthodox Bulgaria - 85.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 80. "The Bulgarians are not known for being a strongly religious people. The major organized religion in Bulgaria is Eastern Orthodox Christianity, which over 85% of Bulgarians list as their religion, although many have a limited familiarity with its teachings. Their religious observance is mostly a matter of tradition rather than deeply held personal beliefs. "
Eastern Orthodox Bulgaria - 67.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 9,036,000
Eastern Orthodox Bulgaria - 86.60% - - 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Tourism Bulgaria " The official religion is Eastern Orthodox which is professed by 86.6% of the population. 13.1% of the population profess Islam and 0.3 profess other kinds of religion.
Eastern Orthodox Canada 361,565 1.50% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Eastern Orthodox Canada 387,400 1.44% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Eastern Orthodox Canada 387,400 1.44% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Eastern Orthodox Canada 420,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Eastern Orthodox Canada - 3.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Eastern Orthodox Croatia 517,783 11.10% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Catholic 76.5%, Orthodox 11.1%, Slavic Muslim 1.2%, Protestant 0.4%, others and unknown 10.8%; Total population: 4,664,710.
Eastern Orthodox Croatia - 11.10% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Welcome to Croatia " 76.5 percent of the population is Roman Catholic. The Orthodox religion has a congregation of 11.1 percent, and Muslims 1.2 percent. The remaining 11.2 percent are of various religions with relatively small congregations, and atheists.
Eastern Orthodox Cyprus - 75.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 737,000
Eastern Orthodox Czech Republic 20,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Eastern Orthodox Czech Republic 308,950 3.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) atheist 39.8%, Roman Catholic 39.2%, Protestant 4.6%, Orthodox 3%, other 13.4%; Total population: 10,298,324.
Eastern Orthodox Czech Republic 312,000 3.00% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 246. "Czech Republic... Population: 10.4 million... Roman Catholic (38=9%), Protestant (4.6%), Orthodox (3%), Atheist (37%), Other (16.2%) "
Eastern Orthodox Egypt - 13.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 60,470,000
Eastern Orthodox Eritrea - 40.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Eastern Orthodox Estonia - 33.00% - - 1935 *LINK* web site: "Eesti-info serveri sisu "; web page: "ESTONIA TODAY: The Orthodox Church in Estonia Challenges in re-establishing Orthodox traditions " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) "1935 one-third of the total Estonian population was Orthodox Christian under the Patriarch of Constantinople, including the President of Estonia, Konstantin Pa "ts. "
Eastern Orthodox Ethiopia - 43.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Eastern Orthodox Eurasia 93,705,000 32.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Eastern Orthodoxy " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "; [Geographical regions in this table: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Northern America, Oceania, and Eurasia]
Eastern Orthodox Europe 55,035,600 - - - 1981 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Source: 1981 Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 433. Table: Membership in the Major Religions of the World "
Eastern Orthodox Europe 53,035,600 7.03% - - 1982 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981 2nd edition; updated since 1977 1st ed.). [Orig. source: Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year, 1982]; pg. 405. Table: "Estimated membership of the principal religions of the world "
Eastern Orthodox Europe 165,795,008 22.81% - - 1995 The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1996 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 646. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1995 "
Eastern Orthodox Europe 171,664,992 23.59% - - 1996 The World Almanac & Book of Facts 1998 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1997 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 654. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1996 "
Eastern Orthodox Europe 36,165,000 7.20% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Eastern Orthodoxy " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "; [Geographical regions in this table: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Northern America, Oceania, and Eurasia]
Eastern Orthodox Europe - Ossetians 451,200 80.00% - - 1989 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 288-289. "Location: Caucasus Mountains between Russia and Georgia (Ossetian territory); Population: 564,000 (1989); Religion: Orthodox Christian; Muslim "; "Contemporary religion was adopted by Ossetians relatively recently, in the mid-19th century. Most Ossetians adopted the Orthodox Christian faith. However, a significant minority, between 15% to 20%, adopted Islam... "
Eastern Orthodox Finland - 1.60% - - 1920 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by religion "
Eastern Orthodox Finland - 1.70% - - 1950 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by religion "
Eastern Orthodox Finland - 1.10% - - 1980 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by religion "
Eastern Orthodox Finland - 1.10% - - 1995 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by religion "
Eastern Orthodox Finland - 1.10% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by religion "
Eastern Orthodox Finland - 1.10% - - 1997 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by religion "


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