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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Islam Guyana 103,000 8.20% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Haiti 2,500 0.04% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Herzegovina - - - - 1469 C.E. Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 52. "The best source of information is the ottoman 'defters', tax-registers which recorded property-ownership & categorized people by their religion... The earliest defters, from 1468/9... The scholar who first analysed these documents, Nedim Filipovic, also noted that Islamicization was very slight in Hercegovina, and that it was most advanced, not surprisingly, in the small area round Sarajevo which had been held by the Turks since the 1440s. "
Islam Honduras 2,500 0.04% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Hong Kong 4,000 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 Hong Kong 50,000 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam Hong Kong 37,000 0.57% - - 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.
Islam Hong Kong 50,000 - 4
units
- 1998 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998); pg. 72. "Islam: There are approximately 50,000 Muslims in Hong Kong. The majority are Chinese, with the rest mainly from Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Middle East, and Africa. There are three mosques on Hong Kong Island and one in Kowloon. "
Islam Hong Kong - - 4
units
- 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. "
Islam Hong Kong - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Hong Kong 26,000 0.50% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Hungary - - - - 1300 C.E. Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 51. "Speculation... is all that is possible on the relation between Bosnia and the Muslims of medieval Hungary--Arab merchants, descendants of Islamicized Turkic tribes and other immigrants. They are known to have lived in many parts of the Hungarian lands, including Srem, the area adjoining northeastern Bosnia, until their eventual expulsion from Hungary, along with the Jews, in the 14th century. "
Islam Hungary 3,000 - - - 1997 Burke, Patrick. Eastern Europe. Austin, Texas: Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers (1997); pg. 25. Graphic: "Muslim Populations, 1992-95 "; Bulgaria: 1,140,000; Hungary: 3,000; Poland: 4,000; Romania: 55,000.
Islam Hungary 2,000 0.02% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam 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.
Islam Idaho - 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 Illinois - 0.40% - - 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 Illinois - 1.00% - - 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 Illinois: Chicago 28,000 1.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Chicago pop: 2.8 million.
Islam 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, more Muslims than Jews. "
Islam India - - 1
unit
- 1150 C.E. Peddicord, Kathleen (ed). The World's Best: The Ultimate Book for the International Traveler. Baltimore, MD: Agora, Inc. (1992); pg. 298. "Ten miles south of Delhi is Qutb Minar, a 234-foot victory tower known as the Seventh Wonder of Hindustan... At the foot of the tower lies the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque. The first mosque built in India, it was erected in the 12th century on the foundations of a Hindu temple. "
Islam India 68,735,232 21.74% - - 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.]
Islam India 77,677,544 22.16% - - 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.]
Islam India 40,000,000 - - - 1950 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 135. "Islam... In most areas there are no exact censuses, but approximate figures for the mid-20th century are as follows, by major groups:... in Iran and Afghanistan, 27,000,000; in Pakistan, 66,000,000; in India, 40,000,000... "
Islam India 35,000,000 - - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957); pg. 11. "While 71 million Moslems now live in their own state, Pakistan, which was carved out of India in 1947, some 35 million Moslems still remain in India... "
Islam India 366,527,008 10.70% - - 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])
Islam India 40,000,000 - - - 1966 Welty, Paul Thomas. The Asians: Their Heritage and Their Destiny (Revised Edition). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1966); pg. 124. "The republic of India has a population of Muslims estimated at between 30 and 40 million. "
Islam India 61,418,000 11.20% - - 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])
Islam India 61,000,000 11.16% - - 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 "
Islam India 50,000,000 8.77% - - 1972 Raman, T. A. India; Grand Rapids, Michigan: Fideler Company (1972); pg. 44, 48. Pg. 44: "The population of the Republic of India is about 570 million... "; Pg. 48: "More than fifty million of India's people follow Islam... "
Islam India 80,000,000 13.00% - - 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 India 75,512,000 11.40% - - 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])
Islam India 72,000,000 12.10% - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 359. "According to recent census figures [Islam] claims in Pakistan 63 million out of a total population of 65 million... and in India, 72 million out of 595 million... "
Islam India 100,000,000 12.00% - - 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 India 90,000,000 - - - 1989 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Global Prayer Digest 1/10/89); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "PRAY FOR THE 90,000,000 MUSLIMS OF INDIA. "
Islam India 101,596,000 12.10% - - 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])
Islam India 92,000,000 10.90% - - 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 "
Islam India - 10.00% - - 1991 Wolpert, Stanley. India. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (1991); pg. 72. "About 10% of India's population continue to follow the religion of Islam... "
Islam India - 11.00% - - 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 India 101,090,000 11.00% - - 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%)? "
Islam India 93,000,000 11.00% - - 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. 103. "...the four nations with the largest number of Muslims today are all outside the Middle East: Indonesia--166 million, 88% of the population; Pakistan--111 million, 97%, Bangladesh--97 million; India--93 million, 11%. "
Islam India 103,000,000 - - - 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: 4)
Islam India 135,349,648 14.00% - - 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.
Islam India 104,500,000 11.00% - - 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.
Islam India 130,316,248 - - - 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: #4
Islam India 131,000,000 14.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 548. "Although only 14% of India's population is Muslim, the total number of Muslims in India is over 131 million, second in the world only to China. Muslims in India are concentrated in the areas adjacent to Pakistan and Bangladesh, on theplains of the Gangese Valley, and in the interior of the Deccan. "
Islam India 131,600,000 14.00% - - 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%)... "
Islam India - 12.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 904,800,000
Islam India - 10.00% - - 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. "
Islam India 120,000,000 12.00% - - 2000 *LINK* AP. "India Christians urged to form a national church " in Deseret News (21 Oct 2000) "India, a nation of 1 billion people, is overwhelmingly Hindu. Muslims form 12 percent of the population... "
Islam India 127,131,000 12.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam India 138,188,000 13.40% - - 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])
Islam India 138,188,240 13.43% - - 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
Islam India: Andaman and Nicobar Islands 29,265 8.22% - - 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
Islam India: Andhra Pradesh 5,923,954 8.91% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Islam India: Andhra Pradesh 6,986,856 9.17% - - 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
Islam India: Arunachal Pradesh 11,922 1.38% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Islam India: Arunachal Pradesh 20,675 1.88% - - 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
Islam India: Assam 6,373,204 28.43% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Islam India: Assam 8,240,611 30.92% - - 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
Islam India: Bihar 11,000,000 - - - 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.
Islam India: Bihar 12,787,985 14.81% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Mission India " Table: "Religion 1991 " [based on census]
Islam India: Bihar 13,722,048 16.53% - - 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
Islam India: Chandigarh 35,548 3.95% - - 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
Islam India: Chhattisgarh 409,615 1.97% - - 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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