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pop.
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congreg./
churches/
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Notes
Hinduism Guyana 432,000 54.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 210-211. "Location: Guyana; Population: 800,000 "; "About 54% of the population are Hindu, 27% are Christian, and 15% are Muslim. Many Asian Indians accept baptism and membership in Christian churches without abandoning their participation in Hindu rituals. "
Hinduism Guyana - 34.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Hinduism Guyana - 36.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 50%, Hindu 36%, Muslim 9%, traditional religion 3%, secular 2% "
Hinduism Guyana - 33.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Guyana: Land of Siz Peoples " Religions: Christian 57%, Hindu 33%, Muslim 9%, other 1%
Hinduism Hong Kong 12,000 0.18% - - 1997 *LINK* 1997 Religious Studies News Turning to the minority traditions, the Muslim population has been estimated at 37,000 and Hindus at 12,000, some living in Hong Kong for several generations.
Hinduism Hong Kong 12,000 - 1
unit
- 1998 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998); pg. 73. "Hinduism: The religious and social activities of Hong Kong's 12,000-strong Hindu community are centered in the Hindu Temple in Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island. "
Hinduism Hong Kong - - 1
unit
- 1998 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998); pg. 67. "In all, there are more than 600 Buddhist and Taoist temple in the territory. There are also almost 800 Christian churches and chapels, four mosques, a Hindu temple, a Sikh temple, and a Jewish synagogue. "
Hinduism Idaho - 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 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Hinduism Illinois - 0.20% - - 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 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Hinduism Illinois: Chicago - - - - 1996 Knoke, William. Bold New World: The Essential Road Map to the Twenty-First Century. New York: Kodansha International (1996); pg. 296. "American cities like Chicago now have more Hindus than Episcopalians, more Buddhists than Hindus... "
Hinduism Illinois: Chicago - - - - 1998 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998); pg. 19. "Hindus... Illustration: Rajgopuram or entrance to Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago... "
Hinduism India 216,260,624 68.41% - - 1921 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 368. Table: "The latest census gives the following enumeration of the adherents... " [1921 and 1931 figures.]
Hinduism India 239,195,136 68.24% - - 1931 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 368. Table: "The latest census gives the following enumeration of the adherents... " [1921 and 1931 figures.]
Hinduism India 300,000,000 - - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957); pg. 11. "...Hinduism, the faith of more than 300 million human beings in India... "
Hinduism India 300,000,000 - - - 1958 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Western Publishing Co. (1972). [11th printing; original edition: 1958]; pg. 15. "...the religion known as Hinduism... is the faith of more than 300 million human beings in India and of about 15 million more elsewhere. "
Hinduism India 439,235,008 83.40% - - 1961 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion; PDF file: "Presentation on Religon " (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Table: Population by religious communities, India - 1961 to 2001; Table: Percentage distribution (unadjusted) of population by religious communities India - 1961 to 2001 Census (without excluding Assam and Jammu & Kashmir [no census conducted there in 1981, 1991])
Hinduism India 453,292,000 82.70% - - 1971 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion; PDF file: "Presentation on Religon " (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Table: Population by religious communities, India - 1961 to 2001; Table: Percentage distribution (unadjusted) of population by religious communities India - 1961 to 2001 Census (without excluding Assam and Jammu & Kashmir [no census conducted there in 1981, 1991])
Hinduism India 453,000,000 82.88% - - 1971 *LINK* web site: Invest India; web page: Religions of India (viewed 16 Jan. 1999) "The 1971 census produced the following statistics: 453 million Hindu; 61 million Muslim; 14 million Christian; 10 million Sikh; 3.8 million Buddhist; 2.6 million Jain; 2.2 million Parsis, Jews and others "
Hinduism India 485,000,000 85.09% - - 1972 Raman, T. A. India; Grand Rapids, Michigan: Fideler Company (1972); pg. 44, 49. Pg. 44: "The population of the Republic of India is about 570 million... "; Pg. 49: "The Hindus are the most numerous of the peoples of India... There are about 485 million Hindus in India. "
Hinduism India - 85.00% - - 1979 Edmonds, I.G. Hinduism; New York: Franklin Watts (1979); pg. 51. "The majority of Hindus live in India, which is 85% Hindu. "
Hinduism India 549,779,008 82.60% - - 1981 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion; PDF file: "Presentation on Religon " (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Table: Population by religious communities, India - 1961 to 2001; Table: Percentage distribution (unadjusted) of population by religious communities India - 1961 to 2001 Census (without excluding Assam and Jammu & Kashmir [no census conducted there in 1981, 1991])
Hinduism India - 83.08% - - 1981 *LINK* "News in Brief " in Hinduism Today International (Feb.1996: Vol. 18, No. 2) NDIA'S RELATIVE HINDU population dropped by 0.68% according to a 1995 Census Commissioner's report based on 1991 census data. In 1981 Hindus comprised 83.08% of India and only 82.41% in 1991--a result of a higher growth rate among other communities.
Hinduism India 547,000,000 79.00% - - 1984 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987); pg. 186. "Of the 700 million inhabitants of the Republic of India in 1984 more than 547 million (or 79 per cent of the total population) were Hindus. "
Hinduism India 595,000,000 - - - 1986 Pastva, Loretta. Great Religions of the World; Winona, Minnesota: Saint Mary's Press, Christian Brothers Publications (1995) [9th printing. 1st printing in 1986]; pg. 73. "Hinduism today is the religion of 85% of the nearly 700 million people of India. "
Hinduism India 600,000,000 - - - 1989 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Global Prayer Digest 7/29/89); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "PRAY FOR THE 600,000,000 HINDUS OF INDIA "
Hinduism India 687,646,976 82.00% - - 1991 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion; PDF file: "Presentation on Religon " (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Table: Population by religious communities, India - 1961 to 2001; Table: Percentage distribution (unadjusted) of population by religious communities India - 1961 to 2001 Census (without excluding Assam and Jammu & Kashmir [no census conducted there in 1981, 1991])
Hinduism India - 82.41% - - 1991 *LINK* "News in Brief " in Hinduism Today International (Feb.1996: Vol. 18, No. 2) NDIA'S RELATIVE HINDU population dropped by 0.68% according to a 1995 Census Commissioner's report based on 1991 census data. In 1981 Hindus comprised 83.08% of India and only 82.41% in 1991--a result of a higher growth rate among other communities.
Hinduism India 700,000,000 83.00% - - 1991 Neusner, Jacob (ed). World Religions in America: An Introduction; Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press (1994); pg. 179. Table: "breakdown of major religions in India, according to the population totals of the 1991 census, is roughly as follows "
Hinduism India - 85.00% - - 1991 Wolpert, Stanley. India. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (1991); pg. 72. "Most of the world's Hindus inhabit India, representing about 85% of her population. "
Hinduism India 760,000,000 85.00% - - 1992 *LINK* "Hindu Timeline #5 " in Hinduism Today International (Dec. 1994) 1992: World population is 5.2 billion; 17% or 895 million, live in India. Of these, 85%, or 760 million, are Hindu.
Hinduism India - 83.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Hinduism India 650,000,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993); pg. 24. map
Hinduism India 753,580,032 82.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "India (CNI)/Church of North India (CNI) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 919 million... Main religions: Hinduism (82%), Islam (11%), Christianity (2%), Sikhism (2%)? "
Hinduism India 765,000,000 - - - 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.
Hinduism India 700,000,000 82.00% - - 1996 Halverson, Dean C. (ed.) The Compact Guide to World Religions; Colorado Springs, Colorado: International Students Inc. (1996). [Publisher is an Evangelical missionary organization.]; pg. 87. "The vast majority of Hindus--some 700 million--live in India, where they account for 82% of the population. "
Hinduism India 751,000,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997); pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Hindu Populations in the World "; (Rank: 1)
Hinduism India 650,000,000 - - - 1997 Breuilly, Elizabeth, et al. Religions of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions & Festivals. Facts on File Inc.: New York, NY (1997); pg. 10 to 11. "There are nearly 750 million Hindus worldwise, almost all living in southern Asia. In INdia, where the Hindu religion began, there are 650 million Hindus. "
Hinduism India 773,426,560 80.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Hindu 80%, Muslim 14%, Christian 2.4%, Sikh 2%, Buddhist 0.7%, Jains 0.5%, other 0.4%; Total Population: 966,783,171.
Hinduism India 800,000,000 - - - 1997 Koul, Sudha. Come with Me to India On a Wonderful Voyage Through Time; Pennington, NJ: Cashmir, Inc. (1997); pg. 89. "Hindus constitute the largest religious group in India and number well over 800 million. "
Hinduism India 798,000,000 84.00% - - 1997 Russell, Malcom B. The Middle East and South Asia 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 77. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Hinduism India 814,632,960 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Hindu Populations in the World "; Rank: #1
Hinduism India 752,000,000 80.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 287. "Location: India; Population: About 940 million; Religion: Hinduism (80%); Islam (14%); Christianity (2.4%); Sikhism (2%); Buddhism (0.7%); Jainism (0.5%)... "
Hinduism India 800,000,000 - - - 1998 McCourt, Frank. "God in America " in Life (Dec. 1998); pg. 62. "About 80% of India's one billion people consider themselves Hindus; there are perhaps 30 million Hindus elsewhere, including a million in the U.S. "
Hinduism India - 79.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 904,800,000
Hinduism India - 75.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "The 'Right' India Strategy? " by Justin D. Long, 1998 (viewed 5 March 1999) "About three-quarters of India's population are Hindus, 10% Muslim, and 6% Christian. "
Hinduism India 827,579,008 80.50% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion; PDF file: "Presentation on Religon " (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Table: Population by religious communities, India - 1961 to 2001; Table: Percentage distribution (unadjusted) of population by religious communities India - 1961 to 2001 Census (without excluding Assam and Jammu & Kashmir [no census conducted there in 1981, 1991])
Hinduism India 827,578,880 80.46% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India - Oraons 1,119,597 60.00% - - 1981 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 603, 605. "The Oraons are concentrated in southwestern Bihar and neighboring areas of Orissa, and in Madhya Pradesh States. In Madhya Pradesh, they are also known as Dhanka and Dhangad. Numbers of Oraons have migrated... to areas of West Bengal... A few live in Tripura State... The 1981 Census places the total number of Oroans at 1,865,995 people. "; Pg. 605: "Census returns show that nearly 60% of Oraons are now Hindu. "
Hinduism India: Andaman and Nicobar Islands 175,778 72.80% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " "Religiously, 72.80% are Hindus. The Christians are the second largest religious group having 16.80% in this District. "; "Population: 241,453 "
Hinduism India: Andaman and Nicobar Islands 246,589 69.24% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Andhra Pradesh 59,281,952 89.14% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Hinduism India: Andhra Pradesh 67,836,648 89.01% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Arunachal Pradesh 320,212 37.04% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Hinduism India: Arunachal Pradesh 379,935 34.60% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Assam 15,047,293 67.13% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Hinduism India: Assam 17,296,456 64.89% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Bihar 387,260 45.56% - - 1981 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 544-545. "The 1981 census reported 850,000 Mundas in Bihar State, where most of the Munda population is found... "; Pg. 545: "Some Mundas have accepted Hinduism and Christianity, although they preserve many of their earlier religious practices. The 1981 census recorded 45.56% of Mundas as Hindus, 27.72% as Christian, and 26.54% as following the traditional religion. "
Hinduism India: Bihar 63,000,000 - - - 1987 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Global Prayer Digest 2/9/87); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Meanwhile, there are 11 million Muslims without any reported evangelistic work and another 63 million unreached Hindus.
Hinduism India: Bihar 71,193,416 82.42% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Hinduism India: Bihar 69,076,920 83.23% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Chandigarh 707,978 78.61% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Chhattisgarh 19,729,670 94.70% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Dadra and Nagar Haveli 206,203 93.52% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Daman and Diu 141,901 89.69% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion
Hinduism India: Delhi 11,358,049 82.00% - - 2001 *LINK* website: Census of India 2001; webpage: Data on Religion (Office of the Registrar General, India) (viewed 18 April 2005) Census 2001 data table: Religion


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