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Islam Cyprus 210,000 33.00% - - 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 Cyprus 132,594 18.00% - - 1995 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 224-226. " Location: Cyprus; Population: 736,636 "; Pg. 225: "...Cypriot population was estimated in 1995 to be 736,636 persons for the entire island. "; Pg. 226: "the Muslim religion of the Turkish Cypriots accounts for 18% of the population "
Islam Cyprus 110,000 - - - 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 Cyprus 135,505 18.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, Maronite, Armenian Apostolic, and other 4%; Total population: 752,808.
Islam Cyprus 126,000 18.00% - - 1997 Russell, Malcom B. The Middle East and South Asia 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 56. "Population: 700,000 (estimates)... Ethnic Background: The people are divided by language and tradition into Greeks (about 78%); Turks (about 18%); Armenian and other (about 4%)... Principal Religions: Most Greek Cypriots profess Greek Orthodox Christianity; most Turkish Cypriots profess Sunni Islam, but tiny religious minorities also found. "
Islam Cyprus - 22.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 737,000
Islam Cyprus - 18.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Welcome to Cyprus/The World of Cyprus " RELIGIONS: Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, Maronite, Armenian, Apostolic, and other 4%
Islam Delaware - 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.
Islam Delaware - 2.00% - - 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 "
Islam Denmark 90,000 1.80% - - 1994 *LINK* Rothstein, Mikael. "Patterns of Diffusion and Religious Globalization: An Empirical Survey of New Religious Movements " in Temenos 32 (1996), 195-220. (Viewed online, Temenos web site, 30 Jan. 1999); [Orig. source: "Jensen, Tim (ed.) 1994 Religionsguiden - en vejviser til flygtninges og indvandreres religioner og trossamfund i Danmark. Dansk Flygtningehjælp. Denmark. "] "Denmark is a small country with a population of just over 5 million... Due to some immigration over the past decades, the largest minority religion in Denmark is Islam, counting around 90,000 individuals. "
Islam Denmark - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 5,129,000
Islam Denmark 16,000 0.30% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Djibouti - 94.00% - - 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 Djibouti 568,000 - - - 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 Djibouti 408,069 94.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 94%, Christian 6%; Total population: 434,116.
Islam Djibouti 506,000 92.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 165. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Djibouti - 94.00% - - 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 Djibouti 171,800 91.90% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Egypt - - - - 642 C.E. Casson, Lionel. Ancient Egypt. New York: Time-Life Books (1965); pg. 164. "Egypt's long and vital connection with Christian thought came to an abrupt halt in 642 A.D., when the governors representing the Eastern Roman Emperor were driven out by Moslem Arabs, then in the full tide of the great conquest that was to make Islam one of the most important of Christianity's rivals... The Arabs ruled Egypt for almost nine centuries, long enough to transform the land completely into an Arab country. "
Islam Egypt - - - - 970 C.E. Nyrop, Richard F., et al. Area Handbook for Egypt (3rd Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1976; research completed 1975); pg. 2. "The acceptance of Islam was such that by the tenth century Egypt had become a prominent center for Islamic studies. Al Azhar Mosque, the forerunner of Al Azhar University, was founded in Cairo in 970 and soon became renowned as perhaps the world's most prestigious center for the study of Islamic theology and law. "
Islam Egypt - 90.00% - - 1972 Mahmoud, Zaki Naguib. The Land and People of Egypt (series: Portraits of the Nations Series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1972); pg. 23. "The proportion of Christians to Moslems is about one to ten. "
Islam Egypt 34,200,000 90.00% - - 1975 Nyrop, Richard F., et al. Area Handbook for Egypt (3rd Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1976; research completed 1975); pg. 111. "The state religion and the faith of approximately 90% of the population, Islam has nevertheless felt the presure of drastic and social and political change. "
Islam Egypt 34,200,000 90.00% - - 1975 Nyrop, Richard F., et al. Area Handbook for Egypt (3rd Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1976; research completed 1975); pg. vii. "Population: Possibly 38 million by late 1975... Sunni Islam is the state religion and faith of about 90% of population. "
Islam Egypt 33,300,000 90.00% - - 1975 Von Haag, Michael. Egypt: The Land and its People. Morristown, NJ: Macdonald Educational (1975); pg. 54. "Population: 37 million (estimated 1975)... Religion: 90% Muslim, the remainder being primarily Coptic Christians, who are particularly numerous in Middle Egypt, south of Luxor in Upper Egypt, and in the larger Delta towns. "
Islam Egypt - 90.00% - - 1975 Von Haag, Michael. Egypt: The Land and its People. Morristown, NJ: Macdonald Educational (1975); pg. 14. "Egypt's profoundly religious Muslims represent 90% of the population. "
Islam Egypt 35,400,000 91.00% - - 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 Egypt 42,188,520 93.00% - - 1983 Tarr, David R. & Bryan R. Daves (editors). The Middle East (6th Ed.); Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. (1986); pg. 138-139. "Population: 45,364,000. Religion: 93% Moslem, 7% Coptic Christian and others.
Islam Egypt 51,000,000 93.00% - - 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 Egypt - 80.00% - - 1988 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Egypt ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1988); pg. 48. "Islam, the faith of more than 80% of the Egyptian population, is the official religion of the country... Most Egyptians are Sunni Muslims. "
Islam Egypt - 90.00% - - 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 Egypt 47,250,000 90.00% - - 1995 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Estimated at more than 52.5 million in mid 1990. Almost 90 percent Sunni Muslims, 8.5 percent Coptic Christians, 1.5 percent other Christians.
Islam Egypt 54,810,000 - - - 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 Egypt 53,730,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997); pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Muslim Populations in the World "; (Rank: 7)
Islam Egypt 60,935,000 94.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim (mostly Sunni) 94% (official estimate), Coptic Christian and other 6% (official estimate); Total Population: 64,824,466.
Islam Egypt 60,160,000 94.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 215. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Egypt 57,624,096 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Muslim Populations in the World "; Rank: #8
Islam Egypt - 85.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 60,470,000
Islam Egypt - - - - 1998 *LINK* official government web site: "Egypt State Information Service " Religion: Islam is the principal religion of the country.
Islam Egypt - 94.00% - - 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 Egypt 53,273,300 82.50% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Egypt: Cairo - - - - 1978 Lengyel, Emil. Modern Egypt. New York: Franklin Watts (revised edition, 1978); pg. 13. "Originally, Cairo was called 'the Tent' (El Fustat in Arabic). 'The Tent' today holds about 4.9 million people, by far the most populous city in Africa and the most populous Muslim city in the world. "
Islam Egypt: Cairo - - 1,000
units
- 1988 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Egypt ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1988); pg. 48. "Cairo has been one of the great centers for religious study in the Muslim world. They city has more than 1,000 mosques and schools if Islamic learning. "
Islam Equatorial Guinea 70,000 25.00% - - 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 Equatorial Guinea - 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% "
Islam Equatorial Guinea 2,500 0.50% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Eritrea 1,000,000 50.00% - - 1991 Kurtz, Jane. Ethiopia: The Roof of the World (series: Discovering Our Heritage). New York: Dillon Press (1991); pg. 33. "Eritrea's two million people are divided almost evenly between Christianity and Islam. "
Islam Eritrea 1,650,000 51.56% - - 1994 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 1/4/94 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "PRAY FOR A STRONG CHURCH AMONG THE 1,650,000 MUSLIMS OF ERITREA BY THE YEAR 2000... Eritrea, with 3.2 million inhabitants... Though there are also Christians and animists in Eritrea, a major force in the fledgling country may well prove to be Islam. "
Islam Eritrea 1,810,000 50.00% - - 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 Eritrea 1,500,000 50.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 157, 159. "Eritrea: Location: Eritrea (Horn of Africa); Population: 3 million "; Pg. 159: "Eritreans are, roughly, half Christians and half Muslims. "
Islam Eritrea - 51.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Eritrea - 50.00% - - 1998 *LINK* official government web site Eritreans are equally divided between Christians and Moslems with some animists.
Islam Eritrea - 50.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Eritrea Information Network " About half of Eritrea's population (mainly highlanders) are Orthodox Christians, and about half (mainly lowlanders) are Muslims.
Islam Ethiopia - 50.00% - - 1945 Fradin, Dennis Brindell. Ethiopia (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1988); pg. 49. "Many were angry that the Amhara, who comprised about 20% of the population, dominated political life. The Muslims, comprising almost half the population, were rarely appointed to government positions. "
Islam Ethiopia - 35.00% - - 1965 Kaula, Edna Mason. The Land and People of Ethiopia (series: Portraits of the Nations Series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1965); pg. 21. "Religion plays an enormous role in the lives of most Ethiopians... another source, which divides the practicing religions into 35% Orthodox Christian, 35% Muslim, 25% pagan, and 5% miscellaneous... Islam has its legion of followers in Ethiopia also, having made abortive attempts at conquest in both the tenth and the sixteenth centuries. Several thousand Moslems live in Ethiopia. As many more encircle the country except in the southwest, which is occupied by pagans. "
Islam Ethiopia - 45.00% - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 841. "Ethiopia... Yet, although Christianity is the official religion, almost half the population is Moslem and considerable numbers of pagans thrive in isolated groups throughout the land. "
Islam Ethiopia 11,800,000 40.00% - - 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 Ethiopia - - - - 1984 Pankhurst, Richard. Let's Visit Ethiopia. London, UK: Burke Publishing Co. (1984); pg. 25. "Islam, the second of the major religions in Ethiopia, made its first appearance at the time of the Prophet Muhammad, several of whose earliest followers found refuge at Aksum. Their faith has many adherents in modern Ethiopia, particularly towards the east, south and west of the country. "
Islam Ethiopia 27,000,000 65.00% - - 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 Ethiopia 16,800,000 40.00% - - 1988 Fradin, Dennis Brindell. Ethiopia (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1988); pg. 88. "The latest census says that Ethiopia's population is forty-two million... It is estimated that about 40% are Christians and about 40% are Muslims. "
Islam Ethiopia 23,400,000 45.00% - - 1991 Kurtz, Jane. Ethiopia: The Roof of the World (series: Discovering Our Heritage). New York: Dillon Press (1991); pg. 4, 33. Pg. 4: "Population: 52,000,000 (1991) "; Pg. 33: "Perhaps 45% of the country's people are Muslims. "
Islam Ethiopia - 31.00% - - 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 Ethiopia 21,600,000 40.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Mid-1992 [total] population estimated at 54 million. About 50% of pop. Ethiopian Orthodox About 2 percent Protestant and Roman Catholic combined. Approximately 40 percent adherents of Islam. Remainder indigenous religions.
Islam Ethiopia 17,060,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; Islam: Mostly Sunni
Islam Ethiopia 29,366,288 50.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 45%-50%, Ethiopian Orthodox 35%-40%, animist 12%, other 3%-8%; Total Population: 58,732,577.
Islam Ethiopia 5,400,000 10.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 168. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.


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