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Islam Burundi 60,000 1.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 69. "Location: Burundi; Population: More than 6,000,000 "; "About 1% of Burundians are Muslim. "
Islam Burundi 73,000 1.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam California - 0.60% - - 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.
Islam California - 0.00% - - 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: "Muslim/Islamic "; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Islam California: Alameda-Contra Costa-Oakland 10,500 0.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 2.1 million.
Islam California: Los Angeles County 71,200 0.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total LA County pop: 8.9 million.
Islam California: Orange County 36,000 1.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Orange County pop: 2.4 million.
Islam California: San Diego County 12,500 0.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total San Diego County pop: 2.5 million.
Islam California: San Francisco-Marin-San Mateo 11,200 0.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 1.6 million.
Islam Cambodia 70,000 1.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Questionable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Muslim Minorities countries had around 308 Million Muslim.. "; "...add (784.5M [independent Muslim countries]+ 308M) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 317,391,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Cambodia - 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% "
Islam Cambodia 220,000 - - - 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.
Islam Cambodia 400,000 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam Cambodia - 3.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Cambodia 500,000 5.56% - - 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Cambodia - A Hidden Kingdom " [Jason's Domicile] RELIGION: Theravada Buddhism (official religion) : 95% of population Muslims : 500,000 Christians : 60,000 ; POPULATION Total : Approximately 9 million
Islam Cambodia 500,000 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "CAMBODIA - Journey of a life time " RELIGION: Theravada Buddhism: official religion; Islam: ( ~ 500,000); Christianity: ( ~ 60,000); [total] POPULATION: ~ 10 millions
Islam Cambodia 217,220 2.00% - - 1999 Canesso, Claudia. Cambodia (in "Major World Nations " series), Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 63, 75. Pg. 63: "Of Cambodia's estimated population of 10,861,000, about 90% are... Khmer. "; pg. 75: "About 2% of Cambodians are Muslims; this group includes all of the Chams and some Khmer of the south... "
Islam Cambodia 364,000 2.30% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Cameroon 1,000,000 15.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991 reprint; 1st pub 1984). [Orig. source: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978)]; pg. 164-165. Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Cameroon 6,200,000 55.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Questionable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Independent Muslim countries pop. was around 784.5 Million. "; "...add (784.5M + 308M [minority Muslim countries]) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 896,080,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Cameroon - 22.00% - - 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% "
Islam Cameroon 2,970,000 - - - 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.
Islam Cameroon 2,348,402 16.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) indigenous beliefs 51%, Christian 33%, Muslim 16%; Total population: 14,677,510.
Islam Cameroon 2,750,000 22.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 66. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Cameroon 2,730,000 21.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 73-74. "Location: Cameroon; Population: 13 million "; "Cameroon is mainly Catholic (34.7%) and Protestant (17.5%), but a large Muslim population exists, especially in the north (21%). "
Islam Cameroon - 18.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Pop.: 6,500,000. Muslims 18% - mostly in the centre and north.
Islam Cameroon 2,780,000 24.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Canada 98,165 0.40% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Islam Canada 100,000 0.50% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Questionable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Muslim Minorities countries had around 308 Million Muslim.. "; "...add (784.5M [independent Muslim countries]+ 308M) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 317,391,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Canada 253,260 - - - 1991 *LINK* 1991 Canada Census Statistics Canada reports that 253,260 Canadians identified themselves as Muslims (0.9% of the total population) during the 1991 census. Those figures are believed to be an under-estimate.
Islam Canada 253,300 0.94% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Islam Canada 253,300 0.94% - - 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 "
Islam Canada 280,000 - - - 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.
Islam Canada 120,000 - - - 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997). [Orig. sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 653. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Islam Canada 500,000 1.67% - - 1998 "Interfaith group fights redefinition of 'spouse' " in Christian Century (Apr. 22-29, 1998); pg. 426. "There are 500,000 Muslims in Canada. "
Islam Canada 120,000 - - - 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. 694. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Islam
Islam Canada - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Canada 200,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "United Church of Canada Inter-Faith Dialogue "; web page: "Islam " (viewed 19 Feb. 1999), written by Fritz B. Voll, "Updated: Tue Jun 9 23:39:38 1998 " "About 200,000 Muslims from diverse Asian and African countries live in Canada, besides those, of course, who were born here of Islamic parents and those who converted to Islam. "
Islam Canada 464,000 1.50% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Central African Republic 100,000 5.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991 reprint; 1st pub 1984). [Orig. source: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978)]; pg. 164-165. Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Central African Republic - 6.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Population: 2,370,000. Muslim 6% - two small Muslim tribes and a sprinkling of Muslims in most other tribes.
Islam Central African Republic 2,000,000 55.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Questionable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Independent Muslim countries pop. was around 784.5 Million. "; "...add (784.5M + 308M [minority Muslim countries]) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 896,080,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Central African Republic - 3.00% - - 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% "
Islam Central African Republic 490,000 - - - 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.
Islam Central African Republic 501,308 15.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) indigenous beliefs 24%, Protestant 25%, Roman Catholic 25%, Muslim 15%, other 11% note: animistic beliefs and practices strongly influence the Christian majority; Total population: 3,342,051.
Islam Central African Republic 121,000 3.60% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Chad 2,100,000 50.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991 reprint; 1st pub 1984). [Orig. source: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978)]; pg. 164-165. Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Chad 2,600,000 50.00% - - 1985 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Estimated at 5 million to 5.2 million in 1985 [total pop.]. More than half of population Muslim; rest adhere to traditional African religions or Christianity.
Islam Chad 4,000,000 85.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Questionable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Independent Muslim countries pop. was around 784.5 Million. "; "...add (784.5M + 308M [minority Muslim countries]) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 896,080,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Chad - 44.00% - - 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% "
Islam Chad - 35.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: April, 1992 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Population: 5,200,000. Muslim 35%; Animist 31%; Christian 34% (17% nominal, 17% affiliated).
Islam Chad 3,520,000 - - - 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.
Islam Chad 3,583,012 50.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 50%, Christian 25%, indigenous beliefs (mostly animism) 25%; Total population: 7,166,023.
Islam Chad 2,700,000 45.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 193. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Chad 3,355,000 55.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 88-89. "Location: Chad; Population: 6.1 million "; "In Chad, the religious and social spheres are closely intertwined. Nominally, Chadians profess one of three religious traditions: traditional African religion (35%), Islam (55%), or Christianity (10%). "
Islam Chad - 50.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Muslim Countries of the World "
Islam Chad 3,249,000 47.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Chechnia - - 2,675
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- 1925 Gall, Carlotta & Thomas de Waal. Chechnya: Calamity in the Caucasus; New York University Press (1998); pg. 33. "Chechnya became in its own way a strongly Islamic republic and in the 1920s there were an astonishing 2675 mosques and housees of prayer, 140 religious schools and 850 mullahs in Chechnya. "
Islam Chechnia - 90.00% - - 1955 Gall, Carlotta & Thomas de Waal. Chechnya: Calamity in the Caucasus; New York University Press (1998); pg. 34. "Willi Weisserth, a German who grew up with the Chechens... says the Chechens he first knew in the 1940s and 1950s stood out for their... religious feeling... '...they submitted completely, 90 per cent I would say, to Islam.'
Islam Chechnia - - - - 1980 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 96. "Islam is the traditional Chechen religion. Despite efforts of the atheistic Soviet regime to eradicate the practice of Islam, the Chechens continued to adhere strongly to their relgion throughout the years of Soviet power. However, because the practice of Islam was not permitted during these years, many conventions if Islam, particularly pubic prayers, were not maintained. Instead, a sect of Islam called Sufism gained strength in Chechnia. Because Sufism emphasized secrecy and mysticism, it was well-suited to the need to observe religion in secrecy during the Soviet period. "
Islam Chechnia 1,000,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Originally published in Religious Studies News, Sept. 1995, Vol. 10, No. 3., p. 10. The Religious Roots of Conflict: Russia and Chechnya, An Essay by David Damrel. just under a million Muslim Chechens
Islam Chechnia - - - - 1998 Gall, Carlotta & Thomas de Waal. Chechnya: Calamity in the Caucasus; New York University Press (1998); pg. 34. "Soviet years had done enormous damage, wiping out a lot of tradition, & there are now very few Islamic teachers. Islam [the majority religion] was not a big factor in the 1991 nationalist movement and there is huge ignorance about it... "
Islam Chechnia - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 96. "Islam remained a strong force among Chechens. The weakening of Soviet repression during the late 198s intensified the public expression of religion. The daily prayers (namaz) were heard again, religious publications became more widely available, and people began to make the traditional pilgrimage to Mecca. Traditional dress, featuring head-covering for both men and women, became more widespread. The public celebration of major Islamic festivals... also increased. However, like most cultural practices in Chechnia, the development and revival of organized, publicly-observed religion was disrupted by the war with Russia. "
Islam Chile 5,000 0.03% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam China 48,104,240 - 42,371
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- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 145. "There are in China 48,104,241 Mohammedan followers and 42,371 mosques, largely in Sinkiang, Chinghai, Manchuria, Kansu, Yunnan, Shensi, Hopei, and Honan. "


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