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Adherents
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total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
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of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Islam Rhode Island - 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 Rhode Island - 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 Romania 200,000 20.00% - - 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 Romania - 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 Romania 55,000 - - - 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 Romania - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 23,816,000
Islam Romania 300,000 1.20% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Russia - - - - 1992 Geography Department (Mary M. Rodgers, series editor). Russia (series: Then and Now). Minneapolis, Minn.: Lerner Publications Co. (1992); pg. 26. "Islam... is practiced in areas bordering the former Soviet republics of central Asia. Many Muslims... in these republics are forming new alliances with Iran, Turkey, and other Middle Eastern states in which Islam is the dominant faith. "
Islam Russia 7,000,000 - - - 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. While the majority of the former Soviet Union's 48 million Muslims gained independence with the dissolution of the USSR in 1991, the Russian Federation still contains over seven million ethnically and linguistically diverse Muslim peoples.
Islam Russia 64,624,768 - - - 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: #7
Islam Russia - 8.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 153,646,000
Islam Russia - Maris - - - - 1989 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 247-249. "Location: Russia (Middle Volga River region); Population: 670,900 (1989) "; "As a result of their long contact with Tatars, many Mari communities, especially Lowland Maris, became Muslim, but these groups became assimilated into Tatar society, and their descendants came to consider themselves Muslims and Tatars, rather than Maris. "
Islam Russia: Dagestan - - - - 1989 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 294-295. "The few peoples of Dagestan who are not Muslim include... "
Islam Rwanda - 9.00% - - 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 Rwanda 70,000 - - - 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 Rwanda 77,375 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 7,737,537 (July 1997 est.) NOTE: genocide & civil war in 1994 killed more than 1 million Rwandans and forced more than 2 mil. to flee to neighboring countries. Roman Catholic 65%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 1%, indigenous beliefs & other 25%.
Islam Rwanda 79,000 1.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 89. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Rwanda 350,000 5.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 360-361. "Location:Rwanda; Population: 7 million "; Pg. 361: "There are some Muslims in Rwanda, but they make up less than 5% of the population. "
Islam Rwanda - 10.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Rwanda 784,000 9.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Saint Lucia - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Saint Vincent - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Samoa, American 12 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam Samoa, Western 70 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam Saskatchewan 1,200 0.12% - - 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 Saskatchewan: Saskatoon - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: Saskatoon Free-Net:Religion (viewed 1998) citywide religion directory for Saskatoon & area
Islam Saudi Arabia 7,200,000 95.00% - - 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 Saudi Arabia 10,500,000 100.00% - - 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 Saudi Arabia - 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 Saudi Arabia 20,087,964 100.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 20,087,965 (July 1997 est.) note : includes 5,164,790 non-nationals (July 1997 est.). Religions: Muslim 100%
Islam Saudi Arabia 18,000,000 100.00% - - 1997 Russell, Malcom B. The Middle East and South Asia 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 195. "Population: 18 million, estimated... Religion: Islam (officially 100%, except for foreign residents). "
Islam Saudi Arabia - 100.00% - - 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 Saudi Arabia 20,107,000 98.10% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Senegal 4,300,000 82.00% - - 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 Senegal - 89.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, A Handbook for World Intercession, by P.J. Johnstone. (orig. source: 1979?)); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 8,448,000. Muslim 89% and increasing among the Diola, Serere and other smaller animistic tribes.
Islam Senegal - 90.00% - - 1982 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: WORLD CHRISTIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA, A comparative survey of churches and religions in the modern world; Edited by David B. Barrett; published by Oxford University Press, 1982.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Islam with its strength concentrated in the north (among the Wolofs) and east (among the Fulani) is the dominant religion of Senegal, with 90% of the population.
Islam Senegal 7,000,000 95.00% - - 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 Senegal - 91.00% - - 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 Senegal 3,600,000 90.00% - - 1993 Clarke, Peter B. (editor), The Religions of the World: Understanding the Living Faiths, Marshall Editions Limited: USA (1993); pg. 113. "Today more than 90 percent of Senegal's four million inhabitants are Muslims. "
Islam Senegal - 91.00% - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: June, 1995 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Ninety-one percent of the nation is Muslim, most of whom are members of the three largest Sufi brotherhoods, the Tijani, the Mouride, and the Qadri.
Islam Senegal 8,651,262 92.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 9,403,546. Muslim 92%, indigenous beliefs 6%, Christian 2% (mostly Roman Catholic)
Islam Senegal 7,476,000 89.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 59. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Senegal 8,100,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 366. "Location: Senegal; Population: 9 million "; "The Senegalese are overwhelmingly Muslim. Some 90% of the population belong to the Sunni branch of Islam. The remaining 10% are Roman Catholic. "
Islam Senegal - 91.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Senegal - 92.00% - - 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 Senegal - 95.00% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: Senegal-Online; web page: "LES RELIGIONS AU SÉNÉGAL " (viewed Jan. 1999) Translation from French: "The Islam which is in regular progression through all West Africa is the religion of more than 95% of the population senegalaise. "
Islam Senegal 7,599,000 93.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Senegal - Wolof 2,670,000 89.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 456. "Wolof: Location: Senegal; Population: About 3 million; Religion: Islam (Sunni Muslim); Roman Catholic; small percentage of Protestants "; "The overwhelming majority of Wolof are Muslim, belonging to the Malikite branch of the Sunni group. The remaining 10% are Roman Catholic. Less than 1% are Protestant. There has been some syncretism of traditional, Muslim, and Christian beliefs... The Wolof depend on marabous, teachers of the faith, who also exercise much political and economic influence. People give a portion of their salaries to the marabous, to build mosques and make charitable donations. "
Islam Serbia and Montenegro 2,132,532 19.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 11,223,853 (July 1997 est.) (Montenegro - 680,212; Serbia - 10,543,641). Orthodox 65%, Muslim 19%, Roman Catholic 4%, Protestant 1%, other 11%
Islam Seychelles 310 0.30% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Sierra Leone 1,000,000 30.00% - - 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 Sierra Leone 3,000,000 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 Sierra Leone - 39.00% - - 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 Sierra Leone 2,934,928 60.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 4,891,546. Muslim 60%, indigenous beliefs 30%, Christian 10%
Islam Sierra Leone 1,380,000 30.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 62. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Sierra Leone - 60.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 3.5 million. Muslims comprise 60% of the people. They are strong in the North West and parts of the coast. The Ahmadiy Muslim Mission is located in the country.
Islam Sierra Leone - 60.00% - - 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 Sierra Leone 2,457,900 43.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Singapore 400,000 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 Singapore 428,000 16.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 2,674,362 [total pop.] (1994). Islam, 16 percent
Islam Singapore - 16.00% - - 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 Singapore 468,000 - - - 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 Singapore - 17.00% - - 1998 "The Only Way " in Christianity Today (Jan. 12, 1998); pg. 37. Or again, Singapore is "pluralistic " since it is roughly 41% Buddhist, 18% Christian, 17% Muslim, 17% secularist, and 5% Hindu.
Islam Singapore 506,400 16.20% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Islam Slovenia 19,731 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 1,973,096. Roman Catholic 70.8% (including 2% Uniate), Lutheran 1%, Muslim 1%, other 27.2%


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