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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
primal-indigenous Puerto Rico - - - - 1987 Rodgers, Mary M. (ed). Puerto Rico ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1987); pg. 34. "For the jibaro, spiritualism holds a strong place in island beliefs, and the ancestral religions of the Indians and Africans are still powerful, even though most peasants probably have been baptized formally in the Catholic Church. "
primal-indigenous Russia - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 153,646,000; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Rwanda - 17.00% - - 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% "; Listed in table as "Traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Rwanda 1,710,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; listed in table as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Rwanda 3,476,000 44.00% - - 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.
primal-indigenous Rwanda - 10.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Senegal - 3.00% - - 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% "; Listed in table as "Traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Senegal 84,000 1.00% - - 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.
primal-indigenous Senegal - 3.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Sierra Leone - 52.00% - - 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% "; Listed in table as "Traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Sierra Leone 1,390,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; listed in table as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Sierra Leone 2,070,000 45.00% - - 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.
primal-indigenous Sierra Leone - 30.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 3.5 million. The animists (30%) are strongest in the eastern part.
primal-indigenous Solomon Islands 17,074 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 426,855. Anglican 34%, Roman Catholic 19%, Baptist 17%, United (Methodist/Presbyterian) 11%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, other Protestant 5%, traditional beliefs 4%
primal-indigenous Solomon Islands - 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Solomon Islands - 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 93%, traditional religion 4%, cargo cult 3% "
primal-indigenous South Africa 12,063,326 28.50% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 42,327,458. Christian 68% (includes most whites and Coloreds, about 60% of blacks and about 40% of Indians), Muslim 2%, Hindu 1.5% (60% of Indians), traditional and animistic 28.5%
primal-indigenous South Africa - 24.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous South Africa - 17.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous South America - Andes 3,000,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Kroeber (1939).
primal-indigenous South America - Andes 4,800,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Rosenblat (1954).
primal-indigenous South America - Andes 6,100,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Steward (1949).
primal-indigenous South America - Andes 15,000,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Sapper (1924).
primal-indigenous South America - Andes 37,500,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Dobyns (1966).
primal-indigenous South America - Lowland South America 1,000,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Kroeber (1939).
primal-indigenous South America - Lowland South America 2,000,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Rosenblat (1954).
primal-indigenous South America - Lowland South America 2,900,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Steward (1949).
primal-indigenous South America - Lowland South America 5,000,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Sapper (1924).
primal-indigenous South America - Lowland South America 11,200,000 100.00% - - 1492 C.E. Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 23. Table: "Some Estimates of Aboriginal American Population, ca. 1492 "; Figures from 5 different sources. Source: Dobyns (1966).
primal-indigenous Sudan - 17.00% - - 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% "; Listed in table as "Traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Sudan 5,190,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; listed in table as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Sudan 8,148,532 25.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 32,594,128. Sunni Muslim 70% (in north), indigenous beliefs 25%, Christian 5% (mostly in south and Khartoum)
primal-indigenous Sudan 15,235,000 55.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 202. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Principal Religions: Traditional tribal beliefs (55%), Islam (45%); figures are approximate. Most sources overestimate the ratio of practicing Islamic people compared with the remainder of the population. "
primal-indigenous Sudan 3,321,505 9.90% - - 1999 *LINK* "Statistics - Republic of Sudan " in SIM NOW, April 1999 (vol. #86); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Population: 33,550,552... Religion: 70% Sunni Muslim, 19% Christian, 9.9% traditional religions, 1.1% non-religious "
primal-indigenous Suriname - 15.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 400,000. Animists 6 - 15%, Muslims 22%, Hindus 32%, Roman Catholics 21%. Protestants 20%. Protestant Community 72,000. Denominations 11. Major groups: Moravians 52,000; Reformed 9,700; Lutherans 4,000; Pentecostals 900.
primal-indigenous Suriname 21,228 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 424,569. Hindu 27.4%, Muslim 19.6%, Roman Catholic 22.8%, Protestant 25.2% (predominantly Moravian), indigenous beliefs 5%
primal-indigenous Suriname - 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 42%, Hindu 27%, Muslim 20%, traditional religion 6%, secular 4%, Baha'i 1% "
primal-indigenous Swaziland - 21.00% - - 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% "; Listed in table as "Traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Swaziland 200,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; listed in table as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Swaziland 412,640 40.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 1,031,600. Christian 60%, indigenous beliefs 40%
primal-indigenous Tanzania 10,090,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; listed in table as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Tanzania 5,892,150 20.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 29,460,753. mainland - Christian 45%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 20% note: Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
primal-indigenous Tanzania 11,120,000 40.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 182. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Principal Religions: Mainland: Traditional tribal beliefs (40%), Christianity (30%), Islam; on Zanzibar and Pemba almost all are Islamic. "
primal-indigenous Tanzania 12,134,800 40.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 417-418. "Location: Tanzania; Population: 30,337,000 "; "Most Tanzanians profess Islam or Christianity. While Zanzibar is 99% Muslim, the mainland is divided equally between Muslims and Christians (25%-35%). The rest profess a form of indigenous belief, which usually includes the Muslim/Christian notion of a high god. "
primal-indigenous Tanzania - 13.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Tanzania - 19.00% - - 1999 McCulla, Patricia E. Tanzania ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 76. "Today most Tanzanians practice either Christianity or Islam, often combined with elements of traditional religions. About 44% are Christian and 37% are Muslim. Approximately 19% follow traditional religions only. "
primal-indigenous Thailand - 2.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 43,300,000. Animists 2% -- tribal peoples.
primal-indigenous Togo 1,783,000 50.00% - - 1990 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Population: 3,566,000 (1990 WA)... Religion: Traditional religion 50%, Christian 30%, Muslim 20% "
primal-indigenous Togo 2,510,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; listed in table as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Togo 3,314,927 70.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 4,735,610. indigenous beliefs 70%, Christian 20%, Muslim 10%
primal-indigenous Togo 2,000,000 50.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 64. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
primal-indigenous Togo - 36.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Uganda - 19.00% - - 1994 *LINK* "After 22 years of Exile, Asians Return to a Different Uganda " in Hinduism Today International (Dec. 1994) Uganda is 66% Christian (half Catholic, half Protestant), 15% Muslim and 19% of tribal religion.
primal-indigenous Uganda 2,410,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; listed in table as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Uganda 3,708,877 18.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 20,604,874. Roman Catholic 33%, Protestant 33%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 18%.
primal-indigenous Uganda 5,580,000 30.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 186. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
primal-indigenous Uganda 3,330,000 16.65% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 448-449. "Location:Uganda; Population: 20 million "; Pg. 449: "About two-thirds of Ugandans are Christians, evenly divided between Protestants and Roman Catholics. The remaining third are about evenly divided between Muslims and those who practice indigenous, African religion. "
primal-indigenous Uganda - 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Uganda - - - - 1999 Creed, Alexander. Uganda ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 58. "Some tribes still follow their traditional religions. These groups include the Dodoth, the Jie, and the Karamojong, all of which live in the northeastern sections of the country. And many of the people who practice an organized religion retain some tribal beliefs. Most of Uganda's 40 tribes retain some traditional religions beliefs. Many of these are concerned with the supernatural world--especially the relationship between the world of the living and the world of the dead. Followers often believe in several gods: a high god and a collection of lesser spirits. "
primal-indigenous USA 100,000 0.10% - - 1900 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
primal-indigenous USA 70,000 0.00% - - 1970 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
primal-indigenous USA 45,000 0.00% - - 1990 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
primal-indigenous USA 38,000 0.00% - - 1995 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
primal-indigenous USA 30,000 0.00% - - 2000 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States. Year 2000 projection done in 1995.
primal-indigenous Vanuatu 7,150 5.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Population: 143,000 (1991 Honolulu Star-Bulletin)... Religion: Christian 84%, cargo cult 11%, traditional religion 5% "


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