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Pensacola world 160 - - - 1726 Terrell, John Upton. American Indian Almanac. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co. (1974); pg. 93. Table: "Gulf Coasts and Tidal Swamps: Earliest Population Estimates " (mainly relying on James Mooney, John R. Swanson, & A. L. Kroeber); "Pensacola (1726): 160 (?) "
Pentecostal Africa - - - - 2000 *LINK* Tucker, Neely (Knight Ridder). "Growth of Christianity Is Exploding in Africa " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "The Pentecostal Church, through its many independent denominations, has more than doubled in the past decade in several countries, particularly in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation. Storefront Pentecostal churches are on almost every street in Lagos' crowded slums. "
Pentecostal Alabama - 2.60% - - 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.
Pentecostal Alabama - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "
Pentecostal Alberta 53,500 2.10% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Source: Canadian Census]; pg. 6. "In 1991, 48.4% of the population, or about 1,232,000 people, was Protestant, including... 53,500 Pentecostals, and 48,400 Presbyterians... "
Pentecostal Alberta 53,000 2.10% - - 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 "
Pentecostal Arizona - 1.30% - - 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.
Pentecostal Arizona - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "
Pentecostal Arkansas - 5.90% - - 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.
Pentecostal Arkansas - 6.00% - - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "
Pentecostal Australia - 0.00% - - 1947 *LINK* Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS). "Australia: Statistics Show Australians Religious Affiliation " in ACNS #1315, 3 Sept. 1997 [97.8.5.2] (viewed online 24 June 1999). "Since 1947 there has been great change in the religious composition of Australian society due to immigration and to conversion. Then, Anglicans were the biggest group - with 39% - and Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and Pentecostals were undetectable. " [national census data]
Pentecostal Australia 107,000 - - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1986 adherents "
Pentecostal Australia 150,600 0.90% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) -
Pentecostal Australia 150,665 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1991 adherents "
Pentecostal Australia 174,700 1.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) -
Pentecostal Australia 145,754 0.81% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Categories combined for this figure: Pentecostal not further defined (76,216), Assemblies of God (61,763), Pentecostal not elsewhere classified (5,517), United Pentecostal (712), Foursquare (1,546)]
Pentecostal Australia 174,720 0.98% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1996 adherents " [based on 12,582,764 adherents of Christianity equalling 70.3% of total pop., total population = 17,898,669]
Pentecostal Barbados 20,700 8.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, unknown 3%, other 9% (1980); Total population: 258,756 (1997 estimate).
Pentecostal Barbados 20,722 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 259,025 (July 1998 est.)... Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, unknown 3%, other 9% (1980)... "
Pentecostal Barbados 20,880 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Barbados: Isle of Dreams " Religion: Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, Other 9%; Population: 261,000.
Pentecostal Barbados - - 5
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- 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Fun Barbados " Barbados Religion page: church listing. "Currently there are around 60 Anglican churches that can be found on the island and over the years many other denominations have joined and can be found list below. "
Pentecostal Belarus - - 170
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- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer... 17 Seventh-Day Adventist, 9 Apostolic Christian, 8 Uniate, 8 New Apostolic, 8 Muslim, 7 Jewish, and 15 others. "
Pentecostal Belize 4,493 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 30% (Anglican 12%, Methodist 6%, Mennonite 4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Pentecostal 2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1%, other 2%), none 2%, other 6% (1980); Total population: 224,663.
Pentecostal Belize 4,603 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 230,160 (July 1998 est.)... Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 30% (Anglican 12%, Methodist 6%, Mennonite 4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Pentecostal 2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1%, other 2%), none 2%, other 6% (1980). "
Pentecostal Belize 3,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Population: 146,000. Roman Catholics 55%. Protestants 40%. Community 38,000. Denominations 9. Major groups: Anglicans 15,000; Methodists 14,000; Nazarenes 3,000; Pentecostals (3) 3,000 adherents. Evangelicals 6%.
Pentecostal Brazil 5,000,000 - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 16). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 2162. "Some authorities consider that... the numbers [of Pentecostalists] in Brazil are estiamted as between four and five million. "
Pentecostal Brazil 4,000,000 - - - 1976 Quebedeaux, Richard. The New Charismatics: The Origins, Development, and Significance of Neo-Pentecostalism; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1976); pg. 46-47. "thanks to Prudencio Damboriena and Walter Hollenweger's work, we can offer a very approximate estimate of total [Classical] Pentecostal adherents in nations where the movement has had a measurable impact... "
Pentecostal Brazil 9,000,000 - - - 1977 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 564. "The fastest growing Christian movement after World War II, the Pentecostal churches claimed some 35,000,000 adherents in over 120 nations in 1977, with the largest number (9,000,000) in Brazil. "
Pentecostal Brazil - 3.20% - - 1980 *LINK* Kamm, Thomas. "Evangelicals, Stressing 'Cures' for Masses' Misery, Make Inroads in Roman Catholic Latin America " in The Wall Street Journal, 10/16/91. (viewed 30 July 1999, web site: RickRoss.com) "In a poll taken last week, only 72% of Brazilians described themselves as Roman Catholics, down from 89% in the 1980 census. Meanwhile, the number describing themselves as Pentecostalists surged to 6% from 3.2%, and traditional Protestants to 4% from 3.4%. "
Pentecostal Brazil - 6.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Kamm, Thomas. "Evangelicals, Stressing 'Cures' for Masses' Misery, Make Inroads in Roman Catholic Latin America " in The Wall Street Journal, 10/16/91. (viewed 30 July 1999, web site: RickRoss.com) "In a poll taken last week, only 72% of Brazilians described themselves as Roman Catholics, down from 89% in the 1980 census. Meanwhile, the number describing themselves as Pentecostalists surged to 6% from 3.2%, and traditional Protestants to 4% from 3.4%. "
Pentecostal British Columbia 72,200 2.20% - - 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. 24. "In 1991, 44.5% of British Columbia's population, or about 1,460,500 people, was Protestant, including... 72,200 Pentecostals, 65,600 Presbyterians. "
Pentecostal British Columbia 70,600 2.17% - - 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 "
Pentecostal California - - - - 1906 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998); pg. 35. "Pentecostals. One foggy evening in the spring of 1906, a group of Christians met in a Los Angeles warehouse to worship and pray. As Reverent William J. Seymour was preaching... Every day for the next three years, from early morning until midnight, thousands flocked to the warehouse on Azusa Street... Pentecostalism had begun... "
Pentecostal California - 1.50% - - 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.
Pentecostal California - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "
Pentecostal California: Alameda-Contra Costa-Oakland 67,200 3.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God) Total area pop: 2.1 million.
Pentecostal California: Los Angeles County 115,700 1.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God) Total LA County pop: 8.9 million.
Pentecostal California: Orange County 16,800 0.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God) Total Orange County pop: 2.4 million.
Pentecostal California: San Diego County 40,000 1.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God) Total San Diego County pop: 2.5 million.
Pentecostal California: San Francisco-Marin-San Mateo 11,200 0.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God) Total area pop: 1.6 million.
Pentecostal Canada 338,790 1.40% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Pentecostal Canada 436,400 1.62% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Pentecostal Canada 436,400 1.62% - - 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 "
Pentecostal Chile - 14.00% - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 16). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 2162. "Some authorities consider that more than 14% of the population of Chile are now practising Pentecostalists... "
Pentecostal Chile 1,000,000 - - - 1976 Quebedeaux, Richard. The New Charismatics: The Origins, Development, and Significance of Neo-Pentecostalism; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1976); pg. 46-47. "thanks to Prudencio Damboriena and Walter Hollenweger's work... 460,000 - 1,000,000, where 80% of the Protestant population is Pentecostal "
Pentecostal Chile - 10.00% - - 1987 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987); pg. 133. "In Chile, some 10% of the total population are Pentecostals. "
Pentecostal Colorado - 1.00% - - 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.
Pentecostal Colorado - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "
Pentecostal Connecticut - 1.40% - - 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.
Pentecostal Connecticut - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "
Pentecostal Delaware - 3.40% - - 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.
Pentecostal Delaware - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "
Pentecostal Dominica 2,368 3.20% - - 1981 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 73,795 total(1981). 1981 census: approx. 92% of pop. various Christian: Roman Catholics comprised 83%; Methodists, 5.3%; Seventh Day Adventists, 3.5%; Pentecostals, 3.2%; Baptists, 2.6%; Anglicans, 0.9%; Church of God, 0.8%, Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.7%.
Pentecostal Dominica 1,999 3.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 77%, Protestant 15% (Methodist 5%, Pentecostal 3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Baptist 2%, other 2%), none 2%, unknown 1%, other 5%; Total population: 66,633.
Pentecostal El Salvador 10,000 0.26% - - 1974 Haverstock, Nathan A. & John P. Hoover. El Salvador in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). New York: Sterling Publishing, Inc. (1974); pg. 28, 40. "El Salvador has nearly 3,900,000 people... "; Pg. 40: "Most Protestants in El Salvador are affiliated with the Pentecostal churches, with about 10,000 members, and the Assemblies of God, with 9,000. "
Pentecostal Europe - - - - 1920 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 564. "Pentecostal churches... Pentecostalism spread rapidly around the world after 1906, due to a vigorous missionary program, and by 1920 it was established in Europe under the leadership of Norwegian Methodist T. B. Barratt... "
Pentecostal Europe - Western - - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 16). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 2162. "...in Western Europe there are certainly several hundred thousand [Pentecostalists]. "
Pentecostal Finland 50,000 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Christian Religion With statistics of other religions in Finland "; by Osmo Joronen, 1998 Table: "Churches and religions in Finland "
Pentecostal Finland 50,000 1.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Evangelical Church in Finland official web site; web page: "Churches and religions in Finland "; (viewed 5 July 1999). Table: "Churches and religions in Finland "
Pentecostal Finland - - - - 1999 *LINK* Evangelical Church in Finland official web site; web page: "Churches and religions in Finland "; (viewed 5 July 1999). "Orthodox believers make up 1% of the population, as do Pentecostals. "
Pentecostal Florida - 2.40% - - 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.
Pentecostal Florida - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "
Pentecostal Florida: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale 83,200 2.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God) Total area pop: 3.2 million.
Pentecostal Georgia, USA - 1.80% - - 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.
Pentecostal Georgia, USA - 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: "Pentecostal/Charismatic "


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