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Islam Netherlands 462,000 3.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Reformed Churches in the Netherlands (RCN) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 15.4 million... Main religions: Christianity (60%), Islam (3%)... "
Islam Netherlands 600,000 - - - 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 Netherlands 469,492 3.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 15,649,729 (1997 est.). Roman Catholic 34%, Protestant 25%, Muslim 3%, other 2%, unaffiliated 36% (1991)
Islam Netherlands - 2.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 15,312,000
Islam Netherlands 465,000 3.00% - - 1999 Seth, Ronald. Netherlands (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9-10. "Population: 15,500,000... Religions: Unaffiliated, 36%; Roman Catholic, 34%; Dutch Reformed church, 18%; Reformed churches, 8%; Muslim, 3%; other, 1% "
Islam Netherlands 192,000 1.20% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Netherlands Antilles 400 0.10% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Nevada - 0.20% - - 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 Nevada - 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 New Brunswick 300 0.04% - - 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 New Caledonia - 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 New Caledonia 5,000 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam New Caledonia 7,200 4.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 570-571. "Location: New Caledonia...; Population: 180,000 "; Pg. 571: "Islam is the religion of approximately 4% of the New Caledonian population, and the vast majority of the Muslims are from Indonesia. "
Islam New Caledonia - 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 90%, secular 5%, Muslim 4% "
Islam New Caledonia 9,400 3.80% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam New Hampshire - 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 New Hampshire - 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 New Jersey - 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 New Jersey - 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 New Mexico - 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 New Mexico - 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 New York - 0.80% - - 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 New York - 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 New York: New York City 109,500 1.50% - - 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 NY pop: 7.3 million.
Islam New York: New York City - - - - 1999 Zelizer, Gerald L. "Gideon Bible reflects how hotels have fallen behind the times " in USA Today, 1 July 1999; pg. 15A. "Marriott Hotels -- partly owned by Bill Marriott, a Mormon -- supplements the Bible with the Book of Mormon, while the St. Regis in New York City provides prayer rugs for its Muslim guests and a statue of Buddha in one suite. "
Islam New Zealand 2,544 0.08% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1986 NZ population: 3,263,228.
Islam New Zealand 5,772 0.17% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1991 NZ population: 3,373,853.
Islam New Zealand 9,900 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam New Zealand 13,362 0.37% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1996 NZ population: 3,616,633.
Islam New Zealand 2,000 0.05% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Newfoundland - - - - 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. 73. "In 1991, 61% of the population, or about 346,800 people was Protestant... The province also had... less than 600 people of the following: people of the Eastern Orthodox faith, Moslems, and Hindus. "
Islam Newfoundland 300 0.05% - - 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 Niger 4,200,000 85.00% - - 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 Niger - - - - 1985 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: INTERNATIONAL INTERCESSORS, Feb., 1985); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 5.4 million. Islam is the predominant religion. About 15 percent of the people still adhere to traditional religion.
Islam Niger 4,500,000 91.00% - - 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 Niger - 80.00% - - 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 Niger 8,360,000 95.00% - - 1994 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 334, 336. "Location: Niger; Population: 8.8 million (1994) "; Pg. 336: "Today, 95% of the Nigerien population is said to be Muslim, though in many cases being a follower of Mohammed is not antithetical to the propitiation of spirits or the use of divination. "
Islam Niger 7,511,087 80.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 9,388,859. Muslim 80%, remainder indigenous beliefs and Christians
Islam Niger - - - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 200. "Principal Religions: Islam. There is a small number of Christians. "
Islam Niger - 80.00% - - 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 Niger 8,799,000 92.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Nigeria 31,300,000 47.00% - - 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 Nigeria 100,000,000 75.00% - - 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 Nigeria 32,668,000 - - - 1987 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 4/9/87 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "PRAY FOR THE 32,668,000 MUSLIMS IN NIGERIA. "
Islam Nigeria 52,593,000 47.00% - - 1988 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Nigeria ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1988); pg. 33, 38. Pg. 33: "...Nigeria's 111.9 million people... "; Pg. 38: "Approximately 37% of Nigerians are Muslims. Islamic religious practices are strictly followed in the north, although in remote areas practices may be less traditional. "
Islam Nigeria - 39.00% - - 1988 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 3/11/88 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Official statistics indicate that Nigeria's population is currently 39% Muslim while it is 49% Christian. Less than one-fifth of the population exclusively adheres to traditional tribal religions... Evangelicals are 14% of Nigeria's Christian pop.
Islam Nigeria - 45.00% - - 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 Nigeria 41,595,000 47.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 88.5 million [total pop.] (1992). In last officially accepted census (1963), about 47 percent of population self-identified as Muslims (chiefly adherents of Sunni Islam)
Islam Nigeria 51,960,000 - - - 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 Nigeria 47,720,000 - - - 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: 8)
Islam Nigeria 53,564,736 50.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 107,129,469. Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
Islam Nigeria 56,400,000 47.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 74. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Nigeria - 45.00% - - 1998 "Pope John Paul III visits Nigeria " in Christian Century (Apr. 8, 1998); pg. 33. "Each faith group [Muslims and Christians] includes about 45 percent of Nigeria's population. "
Islam Nigeria 42,000,000 39.25% - - 1998 "Pope's Visit Blindsides Evangelicals " in Christianity Today (May 18, 1998); pg. 22. "With a total population of 107 million people, Nigeria has 42 million Muslims. The country includes 10 million Roman Catholics, 6.7 million Pentecostals and 5.7 million Anglicans, according to World Churches Handbook. "
Islam Nigeria 46,384,120 - - - 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: #9
Islam Nigeria 50,265,000 45.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 330. "Location: Nigeria; Population: 111.7 million "; "Nigerians widely hold to their traditional African religious beliefs in addition to subscribing to various branches of Islam and Christianity... Muslims now constitute 45% of the population... Currently, Protestants account for 26.35%, Catholics 12.1%, and African Christian 10.6% of the population. "
Islam Nigeria - 40.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Nigeria 35,745,560 34.00% - - 1998 Owhonda, John. Nigeria: A Nation of Many Peoples. Parsipany, New Jersey: Dillon Press (1998); pg. 6-7. "Population: 105,134,000 (1995 estimated)... Major Religions:... Followers of Islam form 48% of the population, Christians 34%, with the rest of the population divided among various ethnic religions. "
Islam Nigeria - 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 Nigeria 61,195,200 45.40% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Nigeria: Ekiti - 8.00% - - 1952 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 336. "in the relatively remote district of Ekiti... only 23% of the pop. were pagans, as many as 69% were Christians, & Muslims numbered no more than 8%. "
Islam Nigeria: Ibadan - - 200
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- 1950 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 336. "by 1950... 200 mosques had been constructed to meet the needs of Muslim worshippers, while the Christian community, divided among 9 foreign missionary societies & 14 separatist sects, maintained 58 churches. "
Islam Nigeria: Ibadan - 57.00% - - 1952 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974). [Source: G. Parrinder, Religion in an African City (London, 1953)]; pg. 336. "A survey of religious observances in the Yoruba city of Ibadan [1952]... showed that no more than 13%... were still adherents of the old 'pagan' religion, while 30% were Christian & 57% Muslim "
Islam Nigeria: Ijebu - 29.00% - - 1921 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974); pg. 295-296. "Ijebu, lying between Lagos and Ibadan, was one of the largest Yoruba states... By 1923 23% of the people of Ijebu were classified as Christian, 29% as Muslim. "
Islam North America - 0.00% - - 1900 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check "; web page: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions " (viewed 25 Feb. 1999), written by Justin D. Long. Table: "North America: Decline & Fall of World Religions, 1900-2025 "; "North America, defined by the U.N. to include Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, St. Pierre & Miquelon & U.S. "; listed in table as: "Muslims "


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