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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Hinduism Pakistan - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 141,599,000
Hinduism Pennsylvania - 0.10% - - 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 Poland - - - - 1992 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994); pg. 243-244. "In Poland he found (Maxwell, 1992:37) the following NRMs: 22 Zen Buddhist organizations; 13 Hindu orgs.; 2 Theosophical orgs; Hawaiian Kahuna, a magic movement; Ordo Lux, a Pagan occult movement; 2 esoteric Yoga groups; a Sikh group; a Bahai' group; a Rastafarian gorup. " [these are number of organizations, not necessarily be number of "units "]
Hinduism Prince Edward Island - 0.00% - - 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 "
Hinduism Qatar - 1.00% - - 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 Quebec 13,800 0.20% - - 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. 153-154. "Only 5.9% of the population, or about 406,900 people, was Protestant... Quebec also had... 48,300 Moslems, 34,500 Buddhists, 13,800 Hindus and 6,900 Sikhs. "
Hinduism Quebec 14,100 0.21% - - 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 "
Hinduism Rhode Island - 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 Saint Lucia - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Hinduism Saint Vincent - 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Hinduism Saskatchewan 1,700 0.17% - - 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 "
Hinduism Saskatchewan: Saskatoon - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: Saskatoon Free-Net:Religion (viewed 1998) citywide religion directory for Saskatoon & area
Hinduism Seychelles - 1.00% - - 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 Singapore 131,075 4.90% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 2,674,362 [total pop.] (1994). Hindu, 4.9 percent
Hinduism Singapore - 5.00% - - 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 Singapore 145,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* "Global Dharma " in Hinduism Today International (Oct. 1994) As Singapore readies to enter its 30th year of independence, it will do so with a new publication to serve its 145,000 Hindus. TDGK Trading is launching a Singapore Edition of Hinduism Today this month.
Hinduism Singapore 108,000 - - - 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 Singapore - 5.00% - - 1998 "The Only Way " in Christianity Today (Jan. 12, 1998); pg. 37. Or again, Singapore is "pluralistic " since it is roughly 41% Buddhist, 18% Christian, 17% Muslim, 17% secularist, and 5% Hindu.
Hinduism South Africa - 2.00% - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD by P. J. Johnstone; STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 26,100,000. Hindus 2% - Indians.
Hinduism South Africa 560,000 1.69% - - 1986 Stein, R. Conrad. South Africa (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1986); pg. 24, 32, 37. Pg. 24: "estimated 1986 population of South Africa stood at 33,185,000... Using the government-created categories, 71% of the people were black, 17% were white, colored made up 9%, and Asians 3% "; Pg. 34: "Some 800,000 people classified as Asians live in South Africa. Most of them reside in the state of Natal. "; Pg. 37: "Some of the country's Asians are Christians, but many practice the religion of their origins. The Asians are either Hindu (70%), Muslim (20%), or Buddhist or Christian (10%). "
Hinduism South Africa 890,000 - - - 1989 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 3/1/89 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) SIZE OF GROUP: 890,000 including all Indian languages.
Hinduism South Africa - 2.00% - - 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 South Africa 1,200,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* "Publisher's Desk: Hinduism Today in Africa " in Hinduism Today International (Oct. 1993, Vol. 15, No. 10) on the continent there are major Hindu populations in South Africa (1.2 million), Tanzania (60,000), Kenya (60,000), Nigeria (30,000) and Zambia (20,000) with significant communities in Zimbabwe, Somalia and Botswana.
Hinduism South Africa 700,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993); pg. 24. map
Hinduism South Africa 1,200,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* "Freedom! " in Hinduism Today International (July 1994) Joining 20 million Blacks, most of the nation's 1.2 million Hindus reveled, rejoiced, danced and drummed, prayed and partied, celebrating emancipation from 300 years of white domination.
Hinduism South Africa 852,600 2.10% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Southern Africa (PCSA) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): South Africa: 40.6 million... Main religions: South Africa: Christianity (76.7%)... Jewish (0.5%). Hindu (2.1%). Muslim (1.3%)... "
Hinduism South Africa 430,000 - - - 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 South Africa 420,000 - - - 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: 9)
Hinduism South Africa 700,000 - - - 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. 90. "There are 700,000 Hindus in South Africa, 575,000 in North America and 500,000 in the United Kingdom. "
Hinduism South Africa 634,912 1.50% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 42,327,458. Christian 68% (includes most whites and Coloreds, about 60% of blacks and about 40% of Indians), Muslim 2%, Hindu 1.5% (60% of Indians), traditional and animistic 28.5%
Hinduism South Africa 649,980 - - - 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: #9
Hinduism South Africa - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Hinduism South Africa - Asians 560,000 70.00% - - 1986 Stein, R. Conrad. South Africa (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1986); pg. 24, 32, 37. Pg. 24: "estimated 1986 population of South Africa stood at 33,185,000... Using the government-created categories, 71% of the people were black, 17% were white, colored made up 9%, and Asians 3% "; Pg. 34: "Some 800,000 people classified as Asians live in South Africa. Most of them reside in the state of Natal. "; Pg. 37: "Some of the country's Asians are Christians, but many practice the religion of their origins. The Asians are either Hindu (70%), Muslim (20%), or Buddhist or Christian (10%). "
Hinduism South America 533,000 - - - 1977 Edmonds, I.G. Hinduism; New York: Franklin Watts (1979); pg. 51. "The 1977 estimate... South America has 533,000 [Hindus]; Europe 350,000; Africa 490,500; and Oceania (islands of the Pacific) 640,000. "
Hinduism South America 850,000 - - - 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 "
Hinduism South America 852,000 0.34% - - 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 "
Hinduism South Carolina - 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 South Dakota - 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 Sri Lanka - 15.00% - - 1986 Halverson, Dean C. (ed.) The Compact Guide to World Religions; Colorado Springs, Colorado: International Students Inc. (1996). [Publisher is an Evangelical missionary organization.] [Orig. source: Johnstone, Patrick. "Operation World " (1986)]; pg. 87. "Hindus also comprise a significant portion of the population in seven other countries: Bangladesh (11%), Bhutan (25%), Fiji (41%), Mauritius (50%), Nepal (89%), Sri Lanka (15%), Surinam (27%), and Trinidad (25%). "
Hinduism Sri Lanka 2,495,955 15.00% - - 1988 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 16,639,695 [Total pop.] (1988). n: Theravada Buddhist, 69 percent; Hindu, 15 percent; Christian, 8 percent; Muslim, 8 percent
Hinduism Sri Lanka 2,565,450 15.00% - - 1990 Zimmermann, Robert. Sri Lanka (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1992); pg. 18-19. "The four main religions of the world are represented, though not in equal numbers. 69% of the population is Buddhist; 15%, Hindu; 8%, Muslim; and 8%, Christian. "; Pg. 115: "17,103,000 (1990) "
Hinduism Sri Lanka - 16.00% - - 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 Sri Lanka 2,500,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993); pg. 24. map
Hinduism Sri Lanka 2,805,500 15.50% - - 1995 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 706-707. "Location: Sri Lanka; Population: 18.1 million... (1995 estimate) "; Pg. 707: "Hindus make up 15.5% of Sri Lanka's population... "
Hinduism Sri Lanka 2,840,000 - - - 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 Sri Lanka 2,800,000 - - - 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: 4)
Hinduism Sri Lanka 2,808,177 15.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 18,721,178. Buddhist 69%, Hindu 15%, Christian 8%, Muslim 8%
Hinduism Sri Lanka 2,713,900 - - - 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: #5
Hinduism Suriname - 32.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 400,000. Animists 6 - 15%, Muslims 22%, Hindus 32%, Roman Catholics 21%. Protestants 20%. Protestant Community 72,000. Denominations 11. Major groups: Moravians 52,000; Reformed 9,700; Lutherans 4,000; Pentecostals 900.
Hinduism Suriname - 27.00% - - 1986 Halverson, Dean C. (ed.) The Compact Guide to World Religions; Colorado Springs, Colorado: International Students Inc. (1996). [Publisher is an Evangelical missionary organization.] [Orig. source: Johnstone, Patrick. "Operation World " (1986)]; pg. 87. "Hindus also comprise a significant portion of the population in seven other countries: Bangladesh (11%), Bhutan (25%), Fiji (41%), Mauritius (50%), Nepal (89%), Sri Lanka (15%), Surinam (27%), and Trinidad (25%). "
Hinduism Suriname - 27.00% - - 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 Suriname 128,538 33.30% - - 1993 *LINK* "How the Hindus Came to Suriname " in Hinduism Today International (Oct. 1993) One-third of its 386,000 citizens are Hindus, descendants of indentured servants who came in the 19th century.
Hinduism Suriname 119,000 - - - 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 Suriname 116,332 27.40% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 424,569. Hindu 27.4%, Muslim 19.6%, Roman Catholic 22.8%, Protestant 25.2% (predominantly Moravian), indigenous beliefs 5%
Hinduism Suriname - 23.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Hinduism Suriname - 27.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 42%, Hindu 27%, Muslim 20%, traditional religion 6%, secular 4%, Baha'i 1% "
Hinduism Suriname 117,833 27.00% - - 1999 Beatty, Noelle Blackmer. Suriname (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9. "Population: 436,418... Religions: Hindu 27%; Roman Catholic, 23%; Muslim, 20%; Protestant, 25% "
Hinduism Suriname 161,475 37.00% - - 1999 Beatty, Noelle Blackmer. Suriname (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 42. "Hindus... make up 37 percent of the population. They continue to speak Hindi and have retained many of the traditions of northern India, where most of their ancestorys were born. These traditions revolve largely around the practice of their religion, Hinduism. "
Hinduism Suriname - - - - 1999 Beatty, Noelle Blackmer. Suriname (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 40. "Followers of Hinduism form the largest religious group in Suriname. No area is very far from a Hindu temple filled with images of gods and goddesses in many forms, including cows, elephants, and dancing figures with many arms. "
Hinduism Sweden 8,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* "News In Brief " in Hinduism Today International (March 1994: Vol. 16, No. 3) Europe's largest Hindu population is 1.3-million in the United Kingdom, followed by Holland, 150,000; Germany, 30,000; Spain and Portugal, over 10,000; Switzerland, 8,000; Sweden, 8,000; and Norway, 2,000.
Hinduism Switzerland 8,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* "News In Brief " in Hinduism Today International (March 1994: Vol. 16, No. 3) Europe's largest Hindu population is 1.3-million in the United Kingdom, followed by Holland, 150,000; Germany, 30,000; Spain and Portugal, over 10,000; Switzerland, 8,000; Sweden, 8,000; and Norway, 2,000.
Hinduism Tanzania 60,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* "Publisher's Desk: Hinduism Today in Africa " in Hinduism Today International (Oct. 1993, Vol. 15, No. 10) on the continent there are major Hindu populations in South Africa (1.2 million), Tanzania (60,000), Kenya (60,000), Nigeria (30,000) and Zambia (20,000) with significant communities in Zimbabwe, Somalia and Botswana.
Hinduism Tanzania 20,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* "Hindus Stand Strong In Ancient Tanzania " in Hinduism Today International (Feb., 1996: Vol, 18, No. 2) The total population of Hindus in Tanzania is estimated at 20,000--the largest of the Asian communities here.
Hinduism Tennessee - 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 Tennessee: Nashville - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "...Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is]... There are also several mosques, a Baha'i worship center, and a lavish Hindu temple. "


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