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Islam Mississippi - 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 Missouri - 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 Missouri - 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 Mongolia 100,000 10.00% - - 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 Mongolia 85,020 4.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 2,125,463 [total pop.] (1989). Predominantly Yellow Sect of Tibetan Buddhism (Lamaism); about 4 percent Muslim (primarily in southwest), some shamanism.
Islam Mongolia 90,000 - - - 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 Mongolia 101,528 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 2,538,211. predominantly Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim 4% note: previously limited religious activity because of communist regime
Islam Mongolia 29,000 1.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Montana - 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 Montana - 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 Morocco 18,300,000 99.00% - - 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 Morocco 24,000,000 99.00% - - 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 Morocco - 99.00% - - 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% "; mostly Sunni
Islam Morocco 26,660,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; Muslim is mostly Sunni
Islam Morocco 28,623,870 99.00% - - 1996 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 300, 302. "Location: Morocco; Population:28,913,000 (1996 estimate) "; Pg. 302: "The overwhelming majority (99%) of Moroccans are Muslim... Islam is the state religion, and although many Moroccans do not outwardly practice all the pillars of Islam, most profess a belief in the religion. "
Islam Morocco 26,900,000 - - - 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: 10)
Islam Morocco 29,996,334 98.70% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 30,391,423. Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%
Islam Morocco 33,542,780 - - - 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: #10
Islam Morocco - 98.70% - - 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 Morocco 35,748,000 99.60% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Mozambique 1,000,000 10.00% - - 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 Mozambique - 12.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: P.J. Johnstone's OPERATION WORLD, 1979 edition); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 9,300,000. Muslims 12% - mostly among Macua, Yao and Maconde.
Islam Mozambique 2,200,000 29.00% - - 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 Mozambique - 13.00% - - 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 Mozambique 1,550,000 10.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Southern Africa (UCCSA) " (viewed 31 May 1999). Population (1994 United Nations estimate):.. Mozambique: 15.5 million... Main religions:... Mozambique: Indigenous beliefs (60%). Christianity (30%). Islam (10%). "
Islam Mozambique 2,320,000 - - - 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 Mozambique 3,633,095 20.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 18,165,476. indigenous beliefs 50%, Christian 30%, Muslim 20%
Islam Mozambique 800,000 5.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 110. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Mozambique 1,800,000 10.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 315-316. "Location: Mozambique; Population: 18 million "; Pg. 316: "Roughly 60% of the population practice traditional African religions, 30% are christian, and 10% are Muslim. "
Islam Mozambique - 13.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Mozambique - 20.00% - - 1999 James, R. S. Mozambique ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 65. "About 20% of Mozambicans, mostly in the north, are Muslims. "
Islam Mozambique 2,471,000 14.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Myanmar - - - - 800 C.E. *LINK* website: Free Rohingya Campaign (home page) (viewed 17 April 2005) "The Naaf River marks part of the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar. The Rakhine State (historically known as Arakan), is one of seven ethnic minority states which were formed under the constitution of 1974. The Rohingya population is mostly concentrated in the three northern townships: Maungdaw, Buthidaung and Rathedaung... The first Muslims who settled in this region were believed to be Arab mariners and traders that arrived on the Rakhine coast in the 8th and 9th centuries. "
Islam Myanmar 1,300,000 4.00% - - 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 Myanmar 3,000,000 10.00% - - 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 Myanmar 1,600,000 4.00% - - 1990 Noss., David S. & John B. Noss. A History of the World's Religions. Macmillian (1990).; pg. 227-228. "Burma's recent population is etimated to be nearly forty million, approximately 85% Buddhist. About 5% could be described as animist, 4% Hindu, 4% Muslim and 2% Christian... The Burmese of today are profoundly Theravadin... "
Islam Myanmar - 4.00% - - 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 Myanmar 1,824,000 4.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 45.6 million... Main religions: Buddhism (85%), Christianity (5%), Islam (4%), Animist (3%)... "
Islam Myanmar 1,758,450 3.80% - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: April, 1995 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 46,275,000. Buddhist 87.8 percent. Muslim 3.8 percent (Rohingya and Bengalis). Animist 1.1 percent. Hindu 0.5 percent. Christian 6.5 percent.
Islam Myanmar 1,750,000 - - - 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 Myanmar 5,550,000 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam Myanmar 1,872,878 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist beliefs 1%, other 2%; Total population: 46,821,943.
Islam Myanmar - 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Myanmar 1,976,000 3.60% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Myanmar 8,000,000 16.00% - - 2005 *LINK* website: Arakan Rohingya National Organisation; webpage: "Rohingya Summary ": "Facts About the Rohingya Muslims of Arakan, " article by Nurul Islam, president of Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) (viewed 17 April 2005). "Burma is a home to numours [sic] ethnic groups and about 60% of the area is inhabited by nearly 140 ethnic races and Rohingya is one of them. Burma has a population of about 50 million of which nearly 8 millions are Muslims. "
Islam Myanmar - 5.00% - - 2005 *LINK* website: Free Rohingya Campaign (home page) (viewed 17 April 2005) "The total Muslim population in Myanmar, the majority of whom live in urban areas throughout the country, is estimated at between 4 ?5% of the total population. The word Rohingya refers to the Muslim population in northern Rakhine State, who have developed a distinct culture and dialect. There are also other Muslim communities in Rakhine State, who prefer to identify themselves as 'Arakanese Muslims'. "
Islam Myanmar - Northern Rakhine State 640,000 80.00% - - 2005 *LINK* website: Free Rohingya Campaign (home page) (viewed 17 April 2005) "The population of Northern Rakhine State (Maungdaw, Buthidaung and Rathedaung) is estimated at some 800,000 people, of which 80% are Muslims. "
Islam Myanmar - Rakhine State 1,150,000 50.00% - - 2002 *LINK* website: Free Rohingya Campaign (home page) (viewed 17 April 2005) [Source, according to footnote: Burma (Myanmar): The Time for Change, Martin Smith, Minority Rights Group International, London 2002, p.18.] "The population of Rakhine State is estimated at some three million people. Apart from the majority Rakhine population, there are between 700,000 and 1 1? million Muslims, most of them Rohingyas from northern Rakhine State. "
Islam Myanmar - Rakhine State 1,500,000 50.00% - - 2005 *LINK* website: "Burma Issues; webpage: Rohingya (viewed 17 April 2005). Written by Karen Pillar [Source: Source: Amnesty International Report: The Rohingya Minority, Amnesty International, 2004] "The Rohingyas are a Muslim ethnic minority group who are concentrated in the northern part of Rakhine State. This is a geographically isolated area in western Burma, bordering Bangladesh. The Rohingya population is mostly concentrated in three northern townships of Rakhine State: Maungdaw, Buthidaung and Rathedaung. Whilst it is difficult to determine the exact number of Rohingyas living in Rakhine State, it estimated that of the approximately three million people living in Rakhine State, between 700,000 and 1.5 million of them are Muslims, the vast majority of which are Rohingyas from northern Rakhine State. "
Islam Namibia 34,000 5.00% - - 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. [Listed in table as "Nambia "]
Islam Nebraska - 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 Nebraska - 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 Nepal - 2.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD -1979 edition); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Hindus and Buddhists 97% -- a strange fusion of the two in this land. Muslims 2% along southern border region. Christians -- a few hundred Nepalis and a further 150 Santali believers.
Islam Nepal 500,000 4.00% - - 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 Nepal 600,000 - - - 1989 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 7/19/89 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) It also gives the 600,000 Muslims of Nepal an emotional outlet to express their hostility for the Hindu majority of their country.
Islam Nepal 516,936 2.70% - - 1990 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 19,145,800 [total pop.] (1989). Only official Hindu state in world, but in practice is synthesis of Hindu & Buddhist beliefs. About 89.5% Hindu, Approx. 5.3% Buddhist, 2.7% Muslim. Remainder other religions, including Christianity.
Islam Nepal - 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 Nepal 1,000,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 5/9/94 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) About 1,000,000 Muslims, Urdu speakers, mainly in the Terai region of Nepal. Other Muslims who live in different regions of Nepal adopt the languages of those areas. It's been claimed that Muslim population may be twice as large as reported.
Islam Nepal 740,000 - - - 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 Nepal 693,224 3.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 23,107,464. Hindu 90%, Buddhist 5%, Muslim 3%, other 2% (1981) note: only official Hindu state in the world, although no sharp distinction between many Hindu and Buddhist groups
Islam Nepal 750,000 3.80% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 548. "Nepal has roughly 750,000 Muslims (3.8% of the population), located mainly in the southern lowland belt. "
Islam Nepal 817,000 3.80% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 565, 567. "Location: Nepal; Population: 21.5 million "; "The religious makeup of the population is: Hindu (86.2%), Buddhist (7.8%), Muslim (3.8%), Christian (0.2%), Jain (0.1%), and others (1.9%). "
Islam Nepal - 3.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 23,107,464
Islam Nepal 652,000 2.80% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Netherlands 200,000 1.50% - - 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.


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