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Protestant Ethiopia - 53.00% - - 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 Ethiopia - 14.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Eurasia 9,858,000 3.40% - - 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 Europe - - - - 1550 C.E. 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. 171. "...other pioneers, the reformers of the sixteenth century came into confliect with Rome and formed separate Protestant churches across northwest Europe. Under Henry VIII the Church of England refused to obey the pope and became independent. Scotland, the Netherlands, much of Switzerland, all of Scandinavia, many territories in Germany, and large factions in France followed the Protestant lead. "
Protestant Europe 100,507,504 - - - 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 Europe 110,557,504 14.66% - - 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 Europe 80,000,000 11.00% - - 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 Europe 79,534,000 10.93% - - 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 Europe 73,939,000 14.80% - - 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 "; [Geographical regions in this table: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Northern America, Oceania, and Eurasia]
Protestant Europe 85,924,000 11.78% - - 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 Faroe Islands - 94.00% - - 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 "; location listed as "Faeroe Islands "
Protestant Fiji - 42.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Finland - 90.00% - - 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 Florida - 44.00% - - 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 Florida - 0.00% - - 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.]; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Protestant Florida: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale 1,270,400 39.70% - - 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 ". Self-identification. Total area pop: 3.2 million. Strictly defined Protestants. Does NOT include LDS (Mormons), Jehovah's Witnesses, Orthodox Christian (Eastern), Unitarians.
Protestant France 750,000 - - - 1975 Norbrook, Dominique. Passport to France. New York: Franklin Watts (1986); pg. 26. "...in the mid-1970s... Protestant numbered about 750,000. "
Protestant France - 4.00% - - 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 France - 2.00% - - 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 France 1,170,000 - - - 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 France 1,172,186 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 90%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim (North African workers) 1%, unaffiliated 6%; Total Population: 58,609,285.
Protestant France 1,140,000 2.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 160-161. "Location: France; Population: About 57 million "; "Protestants account for roughly 2%, mostly Calvinist or Lutheran. "
Protestant France - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 57,188,000
Protestant French Guiana 2,200 5.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Material from OPERATION WORLD 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 60,000. Roman Catholics 88%. Protestants 5%. Community 2,200. Denominations 4. Brethren 250 members. Assemblies of God 200 members. Evangelicals 2%.
Protestant French Guiana - 4.00% - - 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 French Guiana - 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant French Polynesia 63,250 55.00% - - 1988 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 733. "Tahiti had a population of 115,000 people as 1988; the current population is estimated at over 120,000. "; Pg. 733: "Today, Protestants account for 55% of the population and Catholics for 30%... "
Protestant French Polynesia - 55.00% - - 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 French Polynesia 88,000 - - - 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 French Polynesia 70,046 30.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Protestant 54%, Roman Catholic 30%, other 16%; Total Population: 233,488.
Protestant French Polynesia 66,000 55.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 733. "Tahiti had a population of 115,000 people as 1988; the current population is estimated at over 120,000. "; Pg. 733: "Today, Protestants account for 55% of the population and Catholics for 30%... "
Protestant Gabon - 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 Gabon 240,000 20.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 173-174. "Location: Gabon; Population: About 1.2 million "; Pg. 174: "Seventy-five percent of Gabonese identify themselves as Roman Catholic, 20% as Protestants, less than 1% as Muslim, and the rest as animist. In reality, however, many Gabonese hold animist belifes while at the same time practicing Christianity or Islam. "
Protestant Georgia, USA - 64.00% - - 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 Germany 33,311,040 42.00% - - 1990 Hargrove, Jim. Germany (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1991); pg. 130. "Religion: About 42% of the Germans are Protestants; most of this group belong to the Lutheran church. "
Protestant Germany 28,875,000 - - - 1992 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Protestant Germany - 47.00% - - 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 Germany 28,460,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Protestant Germany 28,197,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Protestant Germany 27,869,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Protestant Germany 36,850,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; Protestant is "mostly Evangelical Lutheran "
Protestant Germany 31,187,270 38.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Protestant 38%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 1.7%, unaffiliated or other 26.3%; Total Population: 82,071,765.
Protestant Germany - 37.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 80,000,000
Protestant Germany 31,080,000 37.00% - - 1999 Dolan, Sean. Germany (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9. "Population: 84 million... Religion: Roughly 45% Catholic, 37% Protestant, 18% unaffiliated or other "; Pg. 110: "The north is predominantly Protestant, the south Catholic. "
Protestant Germany, East 7,845,240 47.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Approximately 16,692,000 [total pop.], including East Berlin (July 1986). Active participation very low. About 47% Protestant, 7% Roman Catholic, 46% unaffiliated or other; less than 5% of Protestants and 25% of Roman Catholics active participants.
Protestant Germany, East - 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 "; [location listed as: Germany, East (GDR)]
Protestant Germany, West - 42.00% - - 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 Ghana - 44.00% - - 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 Ghana 4,300,000 25.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 17.2 million [total pop.] (mid-1994).1985 est.: 62% Christian, 15% Muslim, 22% indigenous or nonbelievers. Christians: Protestants (25%, esp. Methodists & Presbyterians), Roman Catholics (15%), Pentecostals (8%), & Independent African Churches (about 14%)
Protestant Ghana 3,390,000 - - - 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 Ghana - 28.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Gibraltar 3,180 11.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 74%, Protestant 11% (Church of England 8%, other 3%), Muslim 8%, Jewish 2%, none or other 5% (1981); Total Population: 28,913 (1997). (Territory of United Kingdom)
Protestant Greece 15,500 - - - 1972 Marty, Martin E. Protestantism (History of Religion Series). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1972); pg. 15. "Greece, which withstood a Communist surge in the 1950s and vacillates between democratic and repressive right-wing regimes, has never been hospitable soil for Protestant work, and except for the 15,000-member Greek Evangelical Church, is touched by only a few hundred conservative converts of missionaries. "
Protestant Greece - 98.00% - - 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 Greenland - 98.00% - - 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 Grenada 49,000 35.00% - - 1985 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Total pop. (1985) 90,000. Approximately 65% of pop. was Roman Catholic, a lingering effect of periodic French domination. Remaining 35% primarily belonged to 3 Protestant denominations: Anglican, Methodist, & Presbyterian. Also a small Rastafarian sect.
Protestant Grenada - 35.00% - - 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 Grenada 44,902 47.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 53%, Anglican 13.8%, other Protestant sects 33.2%; Total Population: 95,537.
Protestant Grenada 35,000 35.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 195-196. "Location: Grenada; Population: 100,000 "; "About 65% of Grenadians are Roman Catholic. Most of the rest belong to Protestant denominations including Anglican (20%), Methodist, Seventh-Day Adventist, and Baptist. "
Protestant Grenada - 35.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Guadeloupe - 3.50% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Operation World 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 370,000. Roman Catholics 94%. Protestants 3.5%. Community 115,000. Significant groups - WIM and Baptists. Evangelicals 1.5%.
Protestant Guadeloupe 4,118 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 95%, Hindu and pagan African 4%, Protestant sects 1%; Total Population: 411,823. (Guadeloupe is an overseas department of France).
Protestant Guadeloupe - 6.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Guam - 16.00% - - 1987 Lutz, William. Guam; USA: Chelsea House Publishers (1987); pg. 53. "Guam... is also very much a Roman Catholic island. 80% of all Guamanians are Catholic. Another 16% are Protestant. The remainder follow other faiths or are nonreligious. "
Protestant Guam - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "


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