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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
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of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Reformed Australia 9,978 0.06% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Reformed ", distinctly written down rather than "Presbyterian ", one of the main choices available.]
Reformed Florida - - - - 1564 C.E. Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 24. "Among the very first European Christians in the New World were members of the Reformed chuch. As early as 1564, Huguenots (French Protestants), fleeing persecution, settled along the St. John's River near present-day Jacksonville, Florida. The colony was destroyed the next year by the Spanish who had already claimed the territory. "
Reformed Hungary 2,120,000 20.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 10.6 million [total pop.] (1989). About 67.5 percent Roman Catholic, 20 percent Reformed (Calvinist), 5 percent Lutheran, and 5 percent unaffiliated. Small numbers of other Protestant sects, Uniates, Orthodox, and Jews.
Reformed Hungary 2,000,000 20.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 186-187. "Location: Hungary; Population: About 10 million "; "About 65% of Hungarians are Roman Catholic, 20% Reformed Calvinists, and 5% Lutherans "
Reformed Netherlands 1,250,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; Listed in table as "Reformed Churches "
Reformed Netherlands 1,240,000 8.00% - - 1999 Seth, Ronald. Netherlands (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9. "Population: 15,500,000... Religions: Unaffiliated, 36%; Roman Catholic, 34%; Dutch Reformed church, 18%; Reformed churches, 8%; Muslim, 3%; other, 1% "
Reformed Netherlands: Friesland - 85.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 164-165. "Location [of Frisians]: The Netherlands (province of Friesland); Germany; Denmark; North America; [Total] Population [of world's Frisians]: 600,000 "; "While only about one-third of all Netherlanders are Protestants, Protestantism is the majority religion in Friesland. About 85% of its residents belong to one of two Calvinist churches, the Dutch Reformed Church (Hervormde Kerk) or the Reformed Church (Gereformeerde Kerk), and 5% are Mennonites. "
Reformed Netherlands: Friesland - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 164-165. "Location [of Frisians]: The Netherlands (province of Friesland); Germany; Denmark; North America; [Total] Population [of world's Frisians]: 600,000 "; "While only about one-third of all Netherlanders are Protestants, Protestantism is the majority religion in Friesland. About 85% of its residents belong to one of two Calvinist churches, the Dutch Reformed Church (Hervormde Kerk) or the Reformed Church (Gereformeerde Kerk)... "
Reformed New Zealand 2,232 0.07% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Reformed New Zealand 2,691 0.08% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Reformed New Zealand 3,282 0.09% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Reformed Nova Scotia - - - - 1749 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 24. "With the establishment of Halifax in 1759, German and Dutch members of the Reformed church, as well as Congregationalists and Presbyterians (primarily from Scotland), became residents of the new city. At first they shared the same building. As years passed they spread through Nova Scotia founding new churches. Growth of the Reformed faith was greatly augmented by the arrival of the Loyalists, many from New England, after the American Revolution. The first synods were formed in 1795 and 1796 by two factions of the Scottish Presbyterians. "
Reformed Suriname 9,700 - - - 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.
Reformed USA 443,325 - - - 1982 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1982. New York: Newspaper Enterprise Association, 1982, pp. 351-352.]; pg. 446. Table: "Religious Membership in the United States "
Reformed USA 161,000 - - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 15-17. Table 1-2: Self-Described Adherence of U.S. Adult Population 1990. Phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by Graduate School of City U. of New York.; [This category listed in table as "Reformed / Dutch Reformed ", i.e. those who identified their religion as Reformed or Dutch Reformed. Obviously many others are in churches which descend from the Reform tradition, such as Presbyterians, but which don't think of their current affiliation primarily as "Reformed "]
Reformed USA 2,039,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " Table: "Christian Organizations "; "Membership numbers, as supplied by various denominations "
Reformed USA 2,039,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " Table: "Largest Religious Groups: The 16 US faith groups and ethical systems with memberships over 1 million are: "; listed in table as "Reformed Churches "
Reformed world - - - - 1981 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. 608. "Reformed churches have been dominant in the Reformed cantons of Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Scotland. They were strong minority movements in France, Germany, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. Immigration established Reformed churches in the U.S., Northern Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Missionary activity planted churches in Africa, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, and Latin America. "
Reformed world 43,445,520 - - - 1985 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1997, DK Publishing: New York (1996); pg. 84. Table: "Top 10 Christian Affiliations in the World " (listing of religious "affiliations ", or denominational families, with largest numbers of adherents, based on mid-1980s. Ranked #8; Listed in table as "Reformed (Presbyterian) "
Reformed world 70,000,000 - - 78
countries
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. 118. "Most of the Calvinist Churches are members of The World Alliance of Reformed Churches which was formed in 1970 by the union of the World Presbyterian Alliance (1875) and the International Congregational Council (1891). At its full General Council in 1982 it was reported that scattered throughout 78 countries are 157 autonomous Churches holding the Reformed tradition of which 66 per cent are situated in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The communicant membership was over 70 million and this number would be greatly increased if adherents to the faith were also counted. "
Reformed world - - - - 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. 118. "In Europe the Reformed Church is strong in Switzerland, Holland and Scotland. In England the United Reformed Church, the union of Presbyterians and Congregationalists, is firmly in the Calvinist tradition. In Eastern Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand there is a strong presence. In South Korea, Indonesia and Brazil the Reformed Church is fast growing in strength. In the USA most denominations have felt the considerable influence of Calvinism and the Presbyterian Churches. "
Reformed world - - - - 1994 *LINK* Hexham, Irving. Concise Dictionary of Religion. Carol Stream, USA: InterVarsity Press (1994). (v. online 6 Oct. 1999) "REFORMED CHURCH: a member of a family of CHURCHES which trace their roots to that branch of the PROTESTANT REFORMATION associated with the work of John CALVIN. They include PRESBYTERIANS, the DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH, and to a limited extent the ANGLICANS. "
Reformed world 70,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* official web site of the United Reformed Church; home page (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) "The URC stands in the historic Reformed tradition, whose member denominations make up the largest single strand of Protestantism with more than 70 million members world-wide. "; [ "Reformed Christian (a tradition, not a denomination) "]
Reformed Zambia 90,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Anglicans 90,000; Reformed Church (S. African DRC) 90,000+; Baptists (3 groups) 16,000; Brethren (CMML) 50,000; Evangelical (AEF) 20,000; Brethren in Christ 6,000.
Reformed - Dutch or French New York: New York City - 80.92% - - 1695 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 215. "Even as late as 1695, 700 of New York City's 865 families were Dutch or French Reformed. "
Reformed - independent North America 4,800 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Page created 1997 by Daniel Knight. Graphs: "Dutch Reformed Denominational Membership: North America and Netherlands "; [Listed here as "Independent (non-denominational members of Alliance of Reformed Churches) "]
Reformed - non-Dutch Netherlands - 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. 206-207. Chart
Reformed Adventist churches (outside of SDA) Germany 800 - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Religionswissenschaftlicher Medien- und Informationsdienst e.V. " [REMID: Religious Studies Media and Information Service, Marburg, Germany]; web page: "Informationen und Standpunkte " (viewed 2 Aug. 1999). Table: "Religious communities in Germany: Numbers of members " [data published July, 1999]; Listed as "Reformadventistische Gemeinden (außerhalb der STA) " in table. Source: REMID. [ "outside of the STA ", meaning outside of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.]
Reformed Baptist world - - 300
units
2
countries
1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 52. "Reformed Baptist... a fellowship of churches, rather than a denomination.,... made up of some 250 to 300 congregations in the U.S. & Canada, not all of which use the name Reformed. Some do not wish to be called Baptist. "
Reformed Baptist world - - 400
units
2
countries
1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). "This group is a fellowship of churches rather than a denomination, and is made up of some 300 to 400 congregations in the U.S. and Canada. "
Reformed Church in America Alabama 95 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members' column: 45. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Arizona 2,666 0.07% 9
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,398. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America California 37,092 0.12% 48
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 14,400. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Canada 6,779 - 40
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 244-247, 161. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Reformed Church in Canada, " which is Canadian branch of Reformed Church in America.
Reformed Church in America Canada 6,490 - 41
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Orig. sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 694. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Reformed Church in Canada
Reformed Church in America Colorado 3,099 0.09% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,547. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Florida 4,350 0.03% 16
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,454. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Georgia, USA 249 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 167. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Idaho 877 0.09% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 449. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Illinois 20,196 0.18% 56
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 12,520. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Indiana 3,418 0.06% 9
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,094. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Iowa 33,337 1.20% 74
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 21,297. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Kansas 612 0.02% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 314. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Kentucky 367 0.01% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 173. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Massachusetts 166 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 79. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Michigan 88,399 0.95% 162
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 53,029. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Minnesota 8,910 0.20% 26
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 5,474. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Missouri 150 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 85. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Montana 120 0.02% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 58. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America Nebraska 2,088 0.13% 7
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,137. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America New Jersey 41,392 0.54% 140
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 21,436. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America New Mexico 575 0.04% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 175. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America New York 79,865 0.44% 253
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 38,407. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in America North America 105,000 - - - 1880 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 125,000 - - - 1890 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 150,000 - - - 1900 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 160,000 - - - 1910 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 180,000 - - - 1920 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 210,000 - - - 1930 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 220,000 - - - 1940 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 240,000 - - - 1950 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 325,000 - - - 1960 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 386,835 - - - 1966 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) "Membership peaked at 386,835 total members and 233,020 active professing members in 1966. The peak in non-professing baptized members was 119,465 in 1967... inactive members peaked at 47,982 in 1987. "
Reformed Church in America North America 325,000 - - - 1970 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]
Reformed Church in America North America 355,000 - - - 1980 *LINK* web site: "Reformed.Net " (1998) Graph: "Reformed Church in America, membership in thousands " [count is for total members]


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