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Protestant Papua New Guinea 2,640,000 - - - 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 Papua New Guinea - 61.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Paraguay - 2.00% - - 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 Paraguay - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 361-362. "Paraguay; Population: 4.1 million "; Pg. 361: "The state religion of Paraguay is Roman Catholicism, although the Church is weaker and less influential than in most other Latin American countries... At the same time, fundamentalist Protestants have not had as much success in finding converts in Paraguay as they have in other Latin American countries, although the Mennonites have had some influence among Chaco Indians since they arrived in the 1930s. "
Protestant Paraguay - 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Pennsylvania - 43.00% - - 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 Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 742,400 46.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Self-identification. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million. Strictly defined Protestants. Does NOT include LDS (Mormons), Jehovah's Witnesses, Orthodox Christian (Eastern), Unitarians.
Protestant Peru 1,024,539 4.50% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 22,767,543 [total pop.] (1992). Protestantism, including Mormonism, accounting for about 4.5% of Peruvians in 1990. Other denominations in 1990 included the Anglican Communion; the Methodist Church, with about 4,200 adherents; and the Bahai Faith.
Protestant Philippines 1,500,000 5.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD (orig. source: 1979) by P. J. Johnstone); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 45,000,000. Protestants 5% Community 1,500,000. Denominations 70. Evangelicals 3%. Growth of Protestants -- very small overall until 1970s.
Protestant Philippines 4,680,000 9.00% - - 1987 Bjener, Tamiko; Rhoda Sherwood, et al. Philippines (series: Children of the World). Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing (1987); pg. 51, 53. "About 83% of the people are Catholic, 9% Protestant, 5% Muslim, and 3% other religions. "; Pg. 51: "...Philippines' population of 52 million... "
Protestant Philippines 5,950,530 9.00% - - 1990 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 66,117,284 [total pop.] (1990).
Protestant Philippines - 10.00% - - 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 Philippines 3,900,000 - - - 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 Philippines 6,849,321 9.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 76,103,564. Roman Catholic 83%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 5%, Buddhist and other 3%
Protestant Philippines 1,320,000 2.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 203, 206. " Location: Philippines; Population: 66 million "; Pg. 206: "...various Protestant sects, such as baptist or Methodist, which now count about 2% of the population among their followers. " [This figure does NOT include 1.3% in Iglesia ni Kristo or 3.9% in Aglipayan Church.]
Protestant Philippines - 7.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Philippines: Camarines Sur: Buhi 128 0.21% - - 1995 *LINK* web site: "MICRO-PROFILE OF BUHI Home of Sinarapan, the World's smallest Edible Fish " (1998) "1995 national census... Buhi is a community of Catholics with a number of 59,093 (97.20%) professing majority of the total pop... Iglesia ni Kristo ranks 2nd [with] 554 (0.91%), Jehovah's Witnesses rank next with 170 members(0.28%), Protestants 128 (0.21%). "
Protestant Philippines: Negros Occidental 121,466 4.99% - - 1995 *LINK* web site: "Republic of the Philippines: Province of Negros Occidental " (1998); web page: "Negros Occidental: Religious Sects "; [original sources: NSO, Bacolod] Table: "Type of Religion: Negros Occidental, 1995 "
Protestant Philippines: Pampanga: Guagua 3,813 4.00% - - 1994 *LINK* web site: Census data for municipality of Guagua in province of Pampanga in Philippines "[Total] population: 95,374 as of September 1995 Census "; Table: "From April 1994 Census of Municipality of Guagua "
Protestant Portugal 100,000 - - - 1972 Marty, Martin E. Protestantism (History of Religion Series). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1972); pg. 16-17. "Portugal and Spain have remained virtually untouched by Protestants culture or churches since the 16th century... In recent times some evangelicals have known successes in Portugal, and figures as high as 100,000 adherents have been claimed, the vast majority of them being listed under Missionaria e Educational. "
Protestant Portugal - 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 Portugal 105,000 1.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 10.5 million [total pop.] (1992). 97 percent nominally Roman Catholic; Protestant denominations 1 percent; others 2 percent.
Protestant Portugal - 1.00% - - 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. 206-207. Chart
Protestant Portugal 99,310 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 9,931,045. Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant denominations 1%, other 2%
Protestant Portugal - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 10,429,000
Protestant Prince Edward Island 62,800 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. 138. "Prince Edward Island is the only province where the numbers of Protestants and Catholics are nearly the same. In 1991, 48.4% of the population, or about 62,800 people, was Protestant... "
Protestant Prince Edward Island 62,000 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 Puerto Rico - 12.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 3,200,000. Protestants 12%. Community 400000. Membership 168,000. Denominations 26. Largest: Pentecostals (7) 67,000 members; United Methodists 14,000; Baptists (2) 15,000; Disciples of Christ 11,000; CMA 5,000. Evangelicals 8% of population.
Protestant Puerto Rico - - - - 1979 Perl, Lila. Puerto Rico: Island Between Two Worlds. New York: William Morrow and Company (1979); pg. 79-80. "The American takeover of Puerto Rico in 1898 separated the Catholic church from the government and saw the introduction of those Protestant faiths that predominated on the mainland. Largely through missionary activity, conversions were made to the Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, and other denominations. Most popular, however, were the revivalist sects with their emotional appeal and evangelistic public gatherings. Today there are many small, homegrown revivalist offshoots that are housed on storefront churches both on the island and in the Puerto Rican barrios of North American cities. "
Protestant Puerto Rico - - - - 1987 Rodgers, Mary M. (ed). Puerto Rico ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1987); pg. 34. "Protestantism, unknown on the island prior to its occupation by North Americans, is fairly well represented. But on a strangly regimented basis. In order to prevent overlapping of effort, the first missionaries zoned the island by areas, and today that zoning is still apparent. The Baptists occupy a broad diagonal strip that runs across the island from Ponce to San Juan. The Methodists are located in the north near Arecibo. The western end of the island is heavily Presbyterian, and the eastern end is Congregationalist. The United Brethren are located on the south coast, and the Episcopalians are mainly in the large cities and suburbs. "
Protestant Puerto Rico - 5.00% - - 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 Puerto Rico - - - - 1992 Kent, Deborah. Puerto Rico (series: America the Beautiful). Chicago: Childrens Press (1992); pg. 25. "About 85% of Puerto Ricans are... Catholic... Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, and Episcopalian congregations also meet in many cities. In recent decades, Evangelical Protestant sects have gained popularity in Puerto Rico, as they have in Central America and the Dominican Republic... "
Protestant Puerto Rico - 28.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Quebec 406,900 5.90% - - 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. 153-154. "Only 5.9% of the population, or about 406,900 people, was Protestant... "
Protestant Quebec 398,700 5.85% - - 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 Quebec - 4.40% - - 1998 *LINK* Web site: "Conseil Superieur de l'Education: Protestant Committee "; web page: "Statistics " (viewed 24 June 1999). "In 1998-1999... Preliminary statistics indicate that of the more than one million students registered in the public education system at the elementary and secondary levels, 85% have declared themselves Catholic... 4.4% have declared themselves Protestant... "
Protestant Rhode Island - 22.00% - - 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 Romania 1,389,210 6.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 23,153,475 [total pop.] (1989). About 70 percent Romanian Orthodox, 6 percent Uniate, 6 percent Roman Catholic, 6 percent Protestant, 12 percent unaffiliated or other.
Protestant Romania - 80.00% - - 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 Romania 1,347,785 6.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 22,463,077. Romanian Orthodox 70%, Roman Catholic 6% (of which 3% are Uniate), Protestant 6%, unaffiliated 18%
Protestant Romania - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 23,816,000
Protestant Russia - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 153,646,000
Protestant Rwanda - 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 Rwanda 660,000 18.00% - - 1993 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Nov. `93 CHURCH AROUND THE WORLD); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 4,400,000. Protestants 18%. Community 660,000. Denominations 6 - almost all evangelical in theology, though the largest is the S.D.A. Church. Evangelicals 13%.
Protestant Rwanda 620,000 - - - 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 Rwanda 696,378 9.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 7,737,537 (July 1997 est.) NOTE: genocide & civil war in 1994 killed more than 1 million Rwandans and forced more than 2 mil. to flee to neighboring countries. Roman Catholic 65%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 1%, indigenous beliefs & other 25%.
Protestant Rwanda 2,100,000 30.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 360-361. "Location:Rwanda; Population: 7 million "; Pg. 361: "...about 60% of Rwandans today are catholic, and another 20-30% are Protestants of various denominations. "
Protestant Rwanda - 30.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Saint Kitts and Nevis - 83.00% - - 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis - 82.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Saint Lucia - 11.00% - - 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 Saint Lucia 10,544 7.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 150,630. Roman Catholic 90%, Protestant 7%, Anglican 3%
Protestant Saint Lucia - 18.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Saint Vincent 96,300 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 390, 392. "Location: St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Population: About 107,000 "; Pg. 392: "Between 80% and 90% of the population are Protestant, with Anglicans representing the greatest share, and other sects including Methodists and Seventh-Day Adventists. "
Protestant Saint Vincent - 72.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - 77.00% - - 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 Samoa, American - 52.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Samoa, Western - 72.00% - - 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 Samoa, Western - 53.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Sao Tome and Principe 30,000 - - - 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 Saskatchewan 528,088 53.40% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Source: Canadian Census]; pg. 172. "In 1991, 53.4% of the population, or 528,088 people was Protestant. "
Protestant Saskatchewan 521,700 53.45% - - 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 Saudi Arabia 1,000 - - - 1972 Marty, Martin E. Protestantism (History of Religion Series). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1972); pg. 13. "In large but lightly populated Saudi Arabia fewer than 1,000 Protestants could be found, and a Protestant population would be virtually nonexistent in Yemen. "
Protestant Senegal - 0.10% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, A Handbook for World Intercession, by P.J. Johnstone. (orig. source: 1979?)); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Protestants 0.1%. Community 2,400. Membership 450. Most of believers in Assemblies of God, some in WEC [Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ] related Evangelical Church and few in several other groups. Evangelicals 0.05%
Protestant Senegal - Wolof 30,000 1.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 456. "Wolof: Location: Senegal; Population: About 3 million; Religion: Islam (Sunni Muslim); Roman Catholic; small percentage of Protestants "; "The overwhelming majority of Wolof are Muslim, belonging to the Malikite branch of the Sunni group. The remaining 10% are Roman Catholic. Less than 1% are Protestant. There has been some syncretism of traditional, Muslim, and Christian beliefs... "


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