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attendance - weekly Nigeria - 89.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted in 60 countries and directed by the University of Michigan... Nigeria topped the list. There, 89% of those interviewed went to church at least once a week. In the Philippines, 68% were weekly church attendees, as were 56% in South Africa. "
attendance - weekly Nigeria - 89.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Nigeria - 89.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly North America - 25.00% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Interactive Bible " (ultra-conservative Evangelical); web page: "Statistics of Religion in North America " (viewed 10 Feb. 1999); Web page by: Steve Rudd, 33 Highcliffe Ave., Hamilton, Ontario Canada L9A 3L3 Table: "Understanding the difference ": "Attenders (committed) 25%: Already attend weekly, Strong church social ties, Steeped in False doctrine, Hard to teach truth; Non-attenders (uncommitted) 75%: Don't attend anywhere, Few church social ties, Superficial belief system, Easy to teach truth "
attendance - weekly Norway - 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Norway - 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Peru - 43.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Peru - 43.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Philippines - 68.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted in 60 countries and directed by the University of Michigan... Nigeria topped the list. There, 89% of those interviewed went to church at least once a week. In the Philippines, 68% were weekly church attendees, as were 56% in South Africa. "
attendance - weekly Philippines - 68.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Philippines - 68.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Poland - 55.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Poland - 55.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Portugal - 47.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the 1990-1991... World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Portugal - 47.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Puerto Rico - 52.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Puerto Rico - 52.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Quebec - 10.00% - - 1998 "Graham Unites English, French in Ottawa Crusade " in Christianity Today (Aug. 10, 1998); pg. 17. "In Quebec, where church attendance has fallen to less than 10 percent of the population during the past 40 years, Protestants are still considered cultic by some Catholics. "
attendance - weekly Romania - 20.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the 1990-1991... World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Romania - 20.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Russia - 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted in 60 countries and directed by the University of Michigan... attended church once a week, a figure that doesn't count attendance at weddings, funerals, christenings and baptisms... despite the fall of communism in Russia, only 2% of all Russians interviewed said they went to church once a week, the lowest level of weekly attendance of any of the countries included in the project. "
attendance - weekly Russia - 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Russia - 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Serbia - 7.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Serbia - 7.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Slovakia - 47.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Slovakia - 47.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Slovenia - 22.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Solvenia - 22.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly South Africa - 56.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted in 60 countries and directed by the University of Michigan... Nigeria topped the list. There, 89% of those interviewed went to church at least once a week. In the Philippines, 68% were weekly church attendees, as were 56% in South Africa. "
attendance - weekly South Africa - 56.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly South Africa - 56.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Spain - 25.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Spain - 25.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Sweden - 4.00% - - 1997 "Religious Spirit " in American Demographics (Aug. 1998); pg. 62. Survey question: "attend church once a week, excluding funerals and christenings. " National sample of adults in 60 countries by Diane Swanbrow at University of Michigan.
attendance - weekly Sweden - 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted in 60 countries and directed by the University of Michigan... attended church once a week, a figure that doesn't count attendance at weddings, funerals, christenings and baptisms... Churches were virtually deserted in Sweden: Just 4% of those interviewed said they went to church weekly. "
attendance - weekly Sweden - 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Sweden - 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. "...according to a worldwide study based at the University of Michigan. Fully 44% of Americans attend church once a week, not counting funerals, christenings and baptisms, compared with 27% of people in Great Britain, 21% of the French, 4% of Swedes and 3% of Japanese. "
attendance - weekly Sweden - 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Switzerland - 16.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Switzerland - 16.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Taiwan - 11.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Taiwan - 11.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Tonga - - - - 1989 Douglas, Norman & Ngaire Douglas. Tonga: A Guide. Newstead, Brisbane, Australia: Albion Press (1989); pg. 167. "Sunday rules and regulations are strictly adhered to and it is only with the advent of tourism in Tonga that some people are permitted to actually work on Sunday. Even so, only the most necessary tasks are performed; the servicing of hotel rooms does not normally come under this classification... Sunday is for going to church and being with the family and whether the visitor has religious interests or not, attending any church service in Tonga is an excellent activity to occupy an hour or two on what can otherwise be a very quiet day. The Tongans often attend several services during the course of the day... The overflowing churches resound with their rich voices lifted in song... "
attendance - weekly Turkey - 43.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Turkey - 43.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Ukraine - 10.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Ukraine - 10.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly United Kingdom - 2.00% - - 1996 Gallagher, Winifred. Working on God. New York: Random House (1999). [Orig. source: George H. Gallup, Jr. Religion in America (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Religion Research Center, 1996).]; pg. 17. "Forty percent of Americans attend services weekly--an astounding rate when contrasted with the United Kingdom's 2 percent, say, or Italy's 5 percent. "
attendance - weekly United Kingdom - 27.00% - - 1997 "Religious Spirit " in American Demographics (Aug. 1998); pg. 62. Survey question: "attend church once a week, excluding funerals and christenings. " National sample of adults in 60 countries by Diane Swanbrow at University of Michigan.
attendance - weekly United Kingdom - 27.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted in 60 countries and directed by the University of Michigan... attended church once a week, a figure that doesn't count attendance at weddings, funerals, christenings and baptisms... only 27% of people interviewed in Great Britain said they attended church once a week "
attendance - weekly United Kingdom 6,000,000 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 76. "...it is difficult to put a precise figure on nominal membership (a declared religious persuasion) rather than active participation (regular attendance at a place of worship). For example, the total Christian population of the U.K. was estimated to be 37,394,000 in 1995, but it is estimated that the population who regularly attend church services (who would be classified as practicing Christians) is just over 6,000,000. Even taking into account other denominations in the UK, there is clearly a wide gulf between thought and deed. "
attendance - weekly United Kingdom: Britain - 15.00% - - 1981 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981) [2nd edition is updated since 1977 1st edition]; pg. 421. "In an average week, about 40% of the American pop. attends a church service. This attendance rate is by far the highest in the advanced industrial societies of the world; in Britain, by comparison, weekly attendance is only 15%. "
attendance - weekly United Kingdom: Britain - 27.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the 1990-1991... World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly United Kingdom: Britain - 27.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly United Kingdom: Great Britain - 27.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. "...according to a worldwide study based at the University of Michigan. Fully 44% of Americans attend church once a week, not counting funerals, christenings and baptisms, compared with 27% of people in Great Britain, 21% of the French, 4% of Swedes and 3% of Japanese. "
attendance - weekly United Kingdom: Northern Ireland - 58.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the 1990-1991... World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly United Kingdom: Northern Ireland - 58.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly Uruguay - 31.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Swanbrow, Diane. University of Michigan, Dec. 1997. "Church Attendance Figures " web page; "Sociology at Hewitt " site, Hewitt School, Norfolk, UK Table: "Percentage of Adult Population that Attends Church at Least Once a Week "; Source: Based on latest available data from the... 1995-1997 World Values surveys.
attendance - weekly Uruguay - 31.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
attendance - weekly USA - 41.00% - - 1939 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 323. "See Emerging Trends, Dec. 1985, 1, for Gallup figures on church attendance since 1939. Because of variations in sampling, early figures fluctuate considerably, for example, from 41% in 1939 to 37% in 1940. "
attendance - weekly USA - 37.00% - - 1940 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 323. "See Emerging Trends, Dec. 1985, 1, for Gallup figures on church attendance since 1939. Because of variations in sampling, early figures fluctuate considerably, for example, from 41% in 1939 to 37% in 1940. "
attendance - weekly USA - 58.00% - - 1944 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 49. "In 1944 an American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup) poll revealed that 58% of adult Americans stated that they had attended a religious service in the past four weeks "
attendance - weekly USA - 42.00% - - 1946 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 15-16. "A more reliable [than Gallup] study was conducted in 1946 by the fledgling National Opinion Research Center, still located at the University of Denver. According to this poll, two persons in three attended religious services at least once a month, and 42% of the public attended every week. "
attendance - weekly USA - 50.00% - - 1955 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Stats Show Mormons Buck Secularization: Social research numbers portray high conservatism, low divorce " in Salt Lake Tribune, March 6, 1999 (viewed online 7 March 1999) "From a high of more than 75% 40 years ago, U.S. church and synagogue membership hovered just above 65% in 1996, and weekly attendance of religious services has dipped from a high of nearly 50% in the late 1950s to 39% in 1998, Duke found. "


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