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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
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total
pop.
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of
congreg./
churches/
units
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of
countries
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Notes
Protestant Africa 87,332,000 12.80% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Protestantism " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "
Protestant Africa 87,190,000 11.19% - - 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Source: 1999 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 695. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1998 "
Protestant Africa 176,000,000 - - - 2000 Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977); pg. 344. "According to some calculations, black Africa will by 57% Christian by the year 2000, and in Africa as a whole, Christians (175 million Catholics, 176 million Protestants) will surpass the 326 million Moslems. "
Protestant Africa - sub-Saharan - black 4,000,000 3.08% - - 1957 Mazrui, Ali A. The Africans: A Triple Heritage. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company (1986); pg. 135. In 1957 "the Paris Academy of Political and Moral Sciences received some pertinent estimates... Of the total Black population estimated at the time as being 130 million in Africa south of the Sahara, 28 million were Muslim, 13 million were Catholic, 4 million were Protestants and 85 million still followed their own indigenous religions, even though some of these traditionalists were nominally Muslim or Christian. "
Protestant Alabama - 65.00% - - 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?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Albania 8,000 0.23% - - 1998 "First Protestant Church Dedicated " in Christianity Today (July 13, 1998); pg. 19. "Theare are 8,000 Protestants in the nation of 3.5 million [Albania]. "
Protestant Alberta 1,232,000 48.40% - - 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... "
Protestant Alberta 1,219,200 48.40% - - 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 "
Protestant Andorra - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Angola - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Angola 2,360,000 - - - 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.
Protestant Angola 1,582,327 15.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Religions: indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (est.); Total population: 10,548,847.
Protestant Angola 1,629,677 15.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) Religions: indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998 est.); Total population: 10,864,512.
Protestant Angola 2,178,000 19.80% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 27-28. "Location: Angola; Population: 11 million "; Pg. 28: "Angolans are extremely Christianized with nearly 7 in 10 (68.7%) people identifying themselves as Catholic and 19.8% as Protestant. "
Protestant Angola - 20.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Angola - 17.00% - - 1998 *LINK* official country web site Religions: Roman Catholic (51%), Protestant (17%), non-Christian (32%)
Protestant Antigua - 83.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Antigua and Barbuda - 86.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Antigua and Barbuda 27,000 - - - 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.
Protestant Argentina 715,960 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%; Total population: 35,797,985.
Protestant Argentina 725,309 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%; 36,265,463 (July 1998 est.)
Protestant Argentina - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Argentina - 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Note: This web page hosted by Middlebury College and originally viewed circa Sept. 1998 was no longer available when Adherents.com checked back 27 Feb. 1999. Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%
Protestant Arizona - 58.00% - - 1995 *LINK* web site: Arizona State University Factbook; web page: "Arizona Demographics " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Maricopa County Needs Assessment Project 1994-1995. Table: Religious Affiliation of people age 60+.; Listed in table as "Protestant "
Protestant Arizona - 32.00% - - 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?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Arkansas - 69.00% - - 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?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Aruba - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Aruba 5,442 8.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 82%, Protestant 8%, Hindu, Muslim, Confucian, Jewish; Total population: 68,031.
Protestant Aruba 5,466 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 68,325 (July 1998 est.)... Religions: Roman Catholic 82%, Protestant 8%, Hindu, Muslim, Confucian, Jewish "
Protestant Asia 38,482,240 - - - 1981 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Source: 1981 Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 433. Table: Membership in the Major Religions of the World "
Protestant Asia 38,432,240 1.47% - - 1982 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981 2nd edition; updated since 1977 1st ed.). [Orig. source: Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year, 1982]; pg. 405. Table: "Estimated membership of the principal religions of the world "
Protestant Asia 42,836,000 1.24% - - 1995 The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1996 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 646. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1995 "
Protestant Asia 45,326,000 1.29% - - 1996 The World Almanac & Book of Facts 1998 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1997 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 654. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1996 "
Protestant Asia 84,476,000 2.50% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Protestantism " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "; [Geographical regions in this table: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Northern America, Oceania, and Eurasia]
Protestant Asia 43,998,000 1.23% - - 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Source: 1999 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 695. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1998 "
Protestant Australia 4,000,000 25.00% - - 1987 Stark, Al. Australia: A Lucky Land (series: Discovering Our Heritage). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press (1987); pg. 10-11. "...population... just over 16 million... religion for most Australians plays a minor role in day-to-day life. Formally 36% of the population is Anglican... Other Protestant groups make up about 25% of the population... "
Protestant Australia - 47.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Australia - 38.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 204-205. Chart
Protestant Australia 3,020,011 16.88% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Includes Evangelicals, Pentecostals, Apostolics (Apostolic Church of Australia, Apostolic Church of Queensland, New Apostolic Church, "Apostolic Church, so described "), Brethren, "Born Again Christian ", Christian Outreach Centres, Quakers, Revival Crusade, Churches of Christ, "Church of Christ (Non-denominational) ", Congregational, Baptist, Lutheran, RLDS, Reformed, Presbyterian, Bethesda Churches, International Church of Christ, "Other Protestant not elsewhere classified " (2,448), "Other Protestant not further defined " (17,414), Worldwide Church of God, Seventh-day Adventists, Salvation Army, Wesleyan Methodist Church, United Pentecostal, etc. Does not include Anglicans, Catholics, Jehovah's Witnesses, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Christadelphians, Eastern Orthodox, Christian Scientists, and a few other minor non-Protestant Christian groups.]
Protestant Australia - 39.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Austria - 8.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Austria - 8.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 204-205. Chart
Protestant Austria 487,950 6.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 6%, other 9%; Total population: 8,132,505.
Protestant Austria 6,344,216 78.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 8,133,611 (July 1998 est.)... Religions: Roman Catholic 78%, Protestant 5%, other 17% "
Protestant Austria 450,000 6.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 46-47. "Population: 7.5 million "; "About 6% of Austrians are Protestant, either Baptist, Methodist, or members of uniquely Austrian sects such as the churches of the Augsburgian Confession and the Helvetic Confession. "
Protestant Bahamas - 75.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Bahamas 155,000 - - - 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.
Protestant Bahamas - 79.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Bahamas - 72.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Barbados - 65.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Barbados 79,000 - - - 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.
Protestant Barbados 173,367 67.00% - - 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).
Protestant Barbados 173,547 67.00% - - 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)... "
Protestant Barbados 174,870 67.00% - - 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.
Protestant Belarus - - 32
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- 1916 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "Before 1917, Belarus had 2,466 religious congregations, including 1,650 Orthodox, 127 Roman Catholic, 657 Jewish, 32 Protestant, and several Muslim communities. Many congregations were destroyed during the early Soviet years... "
Protestant Belize - 31.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Belize 60,000 30.00% - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 80. "Location: Belize; Population: Over 200,000 "; "In 1993... 30% belonged to various Protestant denominations, including the Anglicans (12%) and Methodists (6%). Evangelical groups like Pentecostals, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Seventh-Day Adventists have been gaining on the mainstream Protestant denominations. "
Protestant Belize 60,000 - - - 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.
Protestant Belize 67,399 30.00% - - 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.
Protestant Belize 69,048 30.00% - - 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). "
Protestant Belize - 40.00% - - 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%.
Protestant Belize - 25.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Benin - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Benin 79,900 2.60% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Pop: 2,106,000. Protestants: 79,900; 2.6%.
Protestant Benin - 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "


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