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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
other South Africa 30,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " listed in table as "other beliefs, " consisting of those NOT Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, nonreligious or "not stated "
other South Carolina - 3.60% 6
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 166. "Other " includes "Separatist and Independent, Dunker, Mennonite, Huguenot, Sandemanian, and Jewish ".
other South Carolina - 0.50% 6
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 166; "Other " includes "Separatist and Independent, Dunker, Mennonite, Huguenot, Sandemanian, and Jewish ". Denominational % (3.6%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 14%.
other South Carolina - 3.00% - - 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: "Other " [Respondents who identified with a religious group other than the largest ones: Catholic, Baptist, No religion, Christian - no denomination supplied, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Jewish, Latter-day Saints/Mormon, Church of Christ, Nondenominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Islam/Muslim, Buddhist, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist, Refused to answer]
other South Carolina - whites - 1.12% 6
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 166; "Other " includes "Separatist and Independent, Dunker, Mennonite, Huguenot, Sandemanian, and Jewish ". Denominational % (3.6%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 31%. [Figure for whites calculated separately for southern states where large numbers of black slaves, few of whom were religiously affiliated at this time; otherwise southern denominational % figures are skewed lower.]
other South Dakota - 3.00% - - 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: "Other " [Respondents who identified with a religious group other than the largest ones: Catholic, Baptist, No religion, Christian - no denomination supplied, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Jewish, Latter-day Saints/Mormon, Church of Christ, Nondenominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Islam/Muslim, Buddhist, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist, Refused to answer]
other Soviet Union 8,791,427 3.00% - - 1991 Twining, David T. The New Eurasia: A Guide to the Republics of the Former Soviet Union. Westport, CT: Praeger (1993); pg. 1-2. "Until December 25, 1991, the Soviet Union was the largest country in the world. Population: 293,047,571... Religion: Russian Orthodox: 20%; Muslim: 10%; Others: 3% "
other Spain - - - - 1975 Keefe, Eugene K., et al. Area Handbook for Spain (1st Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Foreign Area Studies of The American University (1976; research completed 1975); pg. 130. "The great majority of the nation's 35.5 million people are Roman Catholics. The remainder are Protestants, Jews, or members of smaller religious minorities lacking even formal places of worship. Unlike the situation in the early 19th century, Protestants and Jews practice their faith legally, their communities found mainly in large cities and ports. Other major world religions, including Islam and Hinduis, have insignificant followings. Several hundred small sects and cults are registered in response to the requirement of the 1967 Law on Religious Freedom, but little is known of their organizations or activities. "
other Spain 1,300,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Roman Catholic or Muslim
other Spain 1,960,000 5.00% - - 1999 Miller, Arthur. Spain (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9. "Population: 39,200,000... Religions: Roman Catholic - 95%; other (Protestant, Jewish, Muslim), 5% "
other Sri Lanka 150,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Roman Catholic
other Sudan 370,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni, primal-indigenous or Christianity
other Suriname 50,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Hinduism, Roman Catholic, Islam, Protestant
other Swaziland 20,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Christianity or primal-indigenous
other Sweden 667,600 8.00% - - 1988 Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988); pg. 9. "Population: 8,345,000... Official Religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 92%; Other Religions: Protestant religions, 6%; Roman Catholics, 1.4%; Jews and Bahais, less than 1% "
other Sweden 1,200,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Church of Sweden
other Sweden 309,470 3.50% - - 1999 Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9. "Population: 8,842,000... Official religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 94%... Other Religions: Roman Catholic, 1.5%; Pentecostal, 1.0%; other, 3.5%. "
other Switzerland 990,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Roman Catholic or Protestant
other Syria 150,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni, Shiite, Christianity or Druze
other Syria 260,000 2.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 724-725. "Location: Syria; Population: about 13 million "; Pg. 725: "85% of the population is Muslim..., 10% Christian..., and 3% Druze. The other 2% is made up of various groups of Jews, Baha'is, and others. "
other Taiwan 240,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Chinese folk religion, Buddhism, Christianity
other Tajikistan 890,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni or Shiite Muslim; other is "mostly nonreligious "
other Tennessee - 3.00% - - 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: "Other " [Respondents who identified with a religious group other than the largest ones: Catholic, Baptist, No religion, Christian - no denomination supplied, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Jewish, Latter-day Saints/Mormon, Church of Christ, Nondenominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Islam/Muslim, Buddhist, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist, Refused to answer]
other Texas - 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: "Other " [Respondents who identified with a religious group other than the largest ones: Catholic, Baptist, No religion, Christian - no denomination supplied, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Jewish, Latter-day Saints/Mormon, Church of Christ, Nondenominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Islam/Muslim, Buddhist, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist, Refused to answer]
other Thailand 370,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Christian, Buddhist or Muslim
other Togo 30,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT primal-indigenous, Roman Catholic, Sunni, Protestant
other Tonga 41,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Free Wesleyan or Roman Catholic
other Trinidad and Tobago 143,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Roman Catholic, Hinduism, Protestant, Anglican, Islam
other Tunisia 50,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni
other Turkey 120,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Muslim
other Turkmenistan 90,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Russian Orthodox or Muslim
other Tuvalu 300 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Congregational
other Uganda 970,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Roman Catholic, Anglican, primal-indigenous, Islam
other Ukraine - - - - 1997 Clay, Rebecca. Ukraine: A New Independence (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997); pg. 30. "In recent years, some Ukrainians have become interested in religious brought from western Europe and North America. People who follow the Baptist, Lutheran, and Mormon [Latter-day Saint] faiths have been preaching to Ukrainians, for example. They are teaching Christian concepts that are quite different from those of the Orthodox faiths. "
other United Arab Emirates 100,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni or Shiite
other United Kingdom 180,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Christian, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Sikhism, or nonreligious & atheist
other United Kingdom: Isle of Man 27,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Anglican
other Uruguay 1,090,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Roman Catholic
other Uruguay 981,212 30.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 3,270,707. Roman Catholic 66% (less than one-half of the adult population attends church regularly), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, nonprofessing or other 30%.
other USA 10,000 0.00% - - 1900 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
other USA - 6.60% - - 1948 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 225. Table: "Distribution of Religios Groups by Class " (includes totals) [ "other " is those NOT Protestant, Catholic, or Jewish]
other USA - 6.60% - - 1953 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 226. Table: "Distribution of Religios Groups by Residence, Rural and Urban " (includes totals) [ "other " is those NOT Protestant, Catholic, or Jewish]
other USA - 6.50% - - 1955 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 225. Table: "Distribution of Religios Groups by Educational Level " (includes totals) [ "other " is those NOT Protestant, Catholic, or Jewish]
other USA 450,000 0.20% - - 1970 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
other USA - 2.00% - - 1980 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: Religion in America, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Religion Research Center (1996). Based on surveys conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc.]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 86. Religious Preference, Church Membership, and Attendance: 1980 to 1995 "; "Covers civilian noninstitutional population, 18 yrs. old and over. Data represent averages of the combined results of several surveys during year or period indicated.]; 5 categories: "Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Other, None "
other USA - 4.00% - - 1985 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: Religion in America, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Religion Research Center (1996). Based on surveys conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc.]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 86. Religious Preference, Church Membership, and Attendance: 1980 to 1995 "; "Covers civilian noninstitutional population, 18 yrs. old and over. Data represent averages of the combined results of several surveys during year or period indicated.]; 5 categories: "Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Other, None "
other USA - 4.00% - - 1989 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: Religion in America, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Religion Research Center (1996). Based on surveys conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc.]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 86. Religious Preference, Church Membership, and Attendance: 1980 to 1995 "; "Covers civilian noninstitutional population, 18 yrs. old and over. Data represent averages of the combined results of several surveys during year or period indicated.]; 5 categories: "Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Other, None "
other USA 1,000,000 0.40% - - 1990 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
other USA - 6.00% - - 1990 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: Religion in America, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Religion Research Center (1996). Based on surveys conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc.]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 86. Religious Preference, Church Membership, and Attendance: 1980 to 1995 "; "Covers civilian noninstitutional population, 18 yrs. old and over. Data represent averages of the combined results of several surveys during year or period indicated.]; 5 categories: "Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Other, None "
other USA - 4.00% - - 1990 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 276. "Four percent of the U.S. population is Moslem, Buddhist, or Hindu. Though many adherents are immigrants, there is no doubt that these groups are gaining U.S.-born converts as well. "
other USA - 6.00% - - 1991 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: Religion in America, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Religion Research Center (1996). Based on surveys conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc.]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 86. Religious Preference, Church Membership, and Attendance: 1980 to 1995 "; "Covers civilian noninstitutional population, 18 yrs. old and over. Data represent averages of the combined results of several surveys during year or period indicated.]; 5 categories: "Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Other, None "
other USA - 7.00% - - 1992 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: Religion in America, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Religion Research Center (1996). Based on surveys conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc.]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 86. Religious Preference, Church Membership, and Attendance: 1980 to 1995 "; "Covers civilian noninstitutional population, 18 yrs. old and over. Data represent averages of the combined results of several surveys during year or period indicated.]; 5 categories: "Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Other, None "
other USA - 4.00% - - 1992 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "Religious Preference -- National "; Gallup poll question: "What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish or an Orthodox religion such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? " [Other: religions NOT in Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Orthodox, Mormon, or None]
other USA - 8.00% - - 1993 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: Religion in America, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Religion Research Center (1996). Based on surveys conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc.]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 86. Religious Preference, Church Membership, and Attendance: 1980 to 1995 "; "Covers civilian noninstitutional population, 18 yrs. old and over. Data represent averages of the combined results of several surveys during year or period indicated.]; 5 categories: "Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Other, None "
other USA - 5.00% - - 1993 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "Religious Preference -- National "; Gallup poll question: "What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish or an Orthodox religion such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? " [Other: religions NOT in Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Orthodox, Mormon, or None]
other USA - 4.00% - - 1994 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "Religious Preference -- National "; Gallup poll question: "What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish or an Orthodox religion such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? " [Other: religions NOT in Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Orthodox, Mormon, or None]
other USA 1,050,000 0.40% - - 1995 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
other USA - 34.00% - - 1995 *LINK* web page: "Principle Denominations in the U.S. "; web site: "Supporting Materials: Culture " (Slippery Rock Univ., PA). (viewed 31 Aug. 1999). Last Revised: 12-1-95 Pie chart: "Principal U.S. Denominations "; R. Catholic 25%; Baptist 21%; Methodist 12%; Lutheran 8%; Other "
other USA - 5.00% - - 1995 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "Religious Preference -- National "; Gallup poll question: "What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish or an Orthodox religion such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? " [Other: religions NOT in Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Orthodox, Mormon, or None]
other USA 1,150,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Christian, nonreligious, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, atheism, Hinduism, Bahai, New-Religionist, or Sikhism
other USA - 8.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Roof, Wade Clark. "Religious Kaleidoscope: American Religion in the 1990s " in Temenos 32 (1996), 183-193. (Viewed online, Temenos web site, 30 Jan. 1999). "Today, 8% of the population say they belong to a faith other than Protestant, Catholic, or Jew... that is two or three times as many as did so in the 1950s. In 1978, J. Gordon Melton compiled a list of some 1200 different religious groups active in the United States. In the latest edition of his Encyclopedia of American Religion (1989) the number is upward of 2000 such groups! "
other USA - 2.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Web site: Pew Research Center (1998): "The Diminishing Divide: American Churches, American Politics " "[among] registered voters... Hispanic Catholics 2%, Mormons 2%, Jews 2%, Orthodox Christians 1% and other religions 2%. "; [other here is religions NOT included in Protestant, Catholic, nonreligious (atheist, agnostic, no preference), Latter Day Saint (Mormon), Jewish, & Orthodox Christian]
other USA - 3.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "Religious Preference -- National "; Gallup poll question: "What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish or an Orthodox religion such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? " [Other: religions NOT in Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Orthodox, Mormon, or None]
other USA - 4.00% - - 1999 Woodward, Kenneth L. "2000 Years of Jesus " in Newsweek (March 19, 1999); pg. 54. Graphic with poll results: "What is your religious preference? Percent responding: 62% Protestant; 20% Roman Catholic; 7% No Religion; 4% Non-christian [other]; 3% Jewish "
other USA 1,090,000 0.40% - - 2000 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States. Year 2000 projection done in 1995.


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