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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Salvation Army Australia 74,145 0.41% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Salvation Army Australia 74,145 0.41% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1996 adherents " [based on 12,582,764 adherents of Christianity equalling 70.3% of total pop., total population = 17,898,669]
Salvation Army Barbados - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Fun Barbados " Barbados Religion page: church listing. "Currently there are around 60 Anglican churches that can be found on the island and over the years many other denominations have joined and can be found list below. "
Salvation Army British Columbia - - - - 1998 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998); pg. 41. "Salvation Army... Illustration: A corps building in Dawson City, British Columbia, Canada, built in 1900... "
Salvation Army California - - 4
units
- 1884 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "The Salvation Army in California stuggled on. Progress was slow, against 'terrible difficulties.' California was so wicked that the air seemed 'filled with devils.' In July, 1884, on the first anniversary of The Salvation Army out west, there were only four corps... "
Salvation Army California - - 8
units
- 1886 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "In July, 1884, on the first anniversary of The Salvation Army out west, there were only four corps [in California]; in 1886 there were eight, four of these barely flickering. "
Salvation Army California 11,047 0.04% 96
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': 9,941. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army California: Los Angeles - - 1
unit
- 1887 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "On May 8, 1887, two officers--one of them Happy Joe, the Turk--opened fire on Los Angeles, in a tent on a lot on the corner of Fort and Temple Streets. "
Salvation Army California: San Francisco 13 - - - 1883 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 23. "By July, 1883, the original forty members [in San Francisco] had been reduced to thirteen; Sergeant Milsaps remained among the faithful. "
Salvation Army Canada - - 565
units
- 1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 215. "Salvation Army... Membership: In 1986... There were 565 centers and churches in and 1,991 ministers in Canada. "
Salvation Army Canada 99,658 - 402
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Salvation Army in Canada. "
Salvation Army Canada 95,763 - 370
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997). [Orig. sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 653. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Salvation Army Canada 95,763 - 370
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 Salvation Army in Canada
Salvation Army Colorado 628 0.02% 11
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': 500. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Connecticut 1,461 0.04% 18
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': 1,357. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Delaware 239 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': 161. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Florida 4,880 0.04% 37
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': 4,516. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Georgia, USA 3,074 0.05% 27
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': 2,872. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Germany 2,000 - - - 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 "Heilsarmee " in table. Source: REMID.
Salvation Army Hawaii 1,267 0.11% 11
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': 1,155. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Idaho - - 1
unit
- 1887 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "By July [1887] Seattle had a corps, in August Boise, Idaho, in July 1888, Helena, Montana, and in September, 1889, Reno fell to a Blood-and-Fire squadron. By 1890 there were forty-two corps in the West, and 'several hundred soldiers.' "
Salvation Army Idaho 622 0.06% 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': 546. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Illinois 7,209 0.06% 57
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': 6,611. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Illinois: Chicago 800 - - - 1885 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 32. "The Army opened in Chicago in February 1885: within the first year 547 separate conversions were reported in The War Cry--and this figure represents only 36 weekly reports; at the same rate for 52 weeks, there would have been 800 converts. "
Salvation Army Indiana 4,500 0.08% 41
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': 4,043. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Iowa 2,794 0.10% 21
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': 2,486. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Kansas 2,128 0.09% 20
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': 1,936. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Kentucky 1,915 0.05% 18
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': 1,759. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Louisiana 952 0.02% 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': 921. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Maine 1,037 0.08% 10
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': 924. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Maryland 1,150 0.02% 11
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': 1,097. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Massachusetts 2,609 0.04% 29
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': 2,322. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Michigan 7,896 0.08% 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': 6,873. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Minnesota 2,923 0.07% 21
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': 2,670. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Mississippi 1,378 0.05% 14
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': 1,298. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Missouri 3,147 0.06% 24
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': 2,892. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Montana - - 1
unit
- 1888 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "By July [1887] Seattle had a corps, in August Boise, Idaho, in July 1888, Helena, Montana, and in September, 1889, Reno fell to a Blood-and-Fire squadron. By 1890 there were forty-two corps in the West, and 'several hundred soldiers.' "
Salvation Army Montana 551 0.07% 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': 505. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Nebraska 1,708 0.11% 12
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': 1,529. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Nevada - - 1
unit
- 1889 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "By July [1887] Seattle had a corps, in August Boise, Idaho, in July 1888, Helena, Montana, and in September, 1889, Reno fell to a Blood-and-Fire squadron. By 1890 there were forty-two corps in the West, and 'several hundred soldiers.' "
Salvation Army Nevada 505 0.04% 4
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': 470. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army New Hampshire 763 0.07% 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': 679. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army New Jersey 2,108 0.03% 24
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': 1,883. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army New Mexico 796 0.05% 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': 711. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army New York 8 - - - 1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 1. "Led by an amiable eccentric... were seven women... down the gangplank of the steamer Australia at castle Garden, New York City, on March 10, 1880, to claim America for God. George Scott Railton, the leader of the 'splendid seven,' was a pioneer in more ways than one. His arrival in New York made him the first officially-authorized Salvation Army missionary, the first sent... to carry the gospel... beyond the confines of its native Britain. "
Salvation Army New York 6,711 0.04% 77
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': 5,893. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army New Zealand 16,818 0.52% - - 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.
Salvation Army New Zealand 19,992 0.59% - - 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.
Salvation Army New Zealand 14,622 0.40% - - 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.
Salvation Army North America - - 11,156
units
- 1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 215. "Salvation Army... Membership: In 1986, the Army reported 432,893 members, 10,591 corps (churches), and 5,301 officers in the U.S. There were 565 centers and churches in and 1,991 ministers in Canada. "
Salvation Army North Carolina 3,924 0.06% 35
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': 3,685. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army North Carolina: New Hanover County - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site (1998): Wilmington Morning Star (N. Carolina newspaper); Special/Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998 "in New Hanover County... This list of active religious groups is based primarily on Southern Bell's Yellow Pages and the Morning Star's weekly list of worship services " [List of churches & # of congregations]
Salvation Army North Dakota 443 0.07% 6
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': 425. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Ohio 6,455 0.06% 63
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': 5,644. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Ohio: Cincinnati - - 4
units
- 1894 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 49. "Half the soldiers in Cincinnati's two flourishing American corps spoke or understood German in 1894, for instance, while the two small German corps languished. "
Salvation Army Oklahoma 2,263 0.07% 18
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': 2,071. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Oregon - - 1
unit
- 1886 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "In August, Mrs. Stillwell traveled north [from California] to open the work in Portland, Oregon. Major J. H. Britton arrived in October from New York to take command, so that Stillwell was able to join his wife in Oregon in December, when a new division was organized there. "
Salvation Army Oregon 1,619 0.06% 19
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': 1,333. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Pennsylvania 8,163 0.07% 81
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': 7,276. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - 6
units
- 1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 16. "Philadelphia was clearly a center of lively interest in the Army; in fact, it was the center of Army activity in the U.S. for another year. In May [1880], when Railton reported to the General that there were eight corps in America, six of them were in Philadelphia... "
Salvation Army Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - 6
units
- 1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 37. "In the summer of 1880 there were eight corps in the U.S., six of them in Philadelphia: in the summer of 1890 there were 410 corps in 36 states. "
Salvation Army Philippines: Ilocos Norte 92 0.02% - - 1990 *LINK* web site: "Province of Ilocos Norte Home Page " "Table 3: HOUSEHOLD POPULATION BY RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION IN ILOCOS NORTE 1990 "; "Ilocos Norte had a pop. of 461,661 in 1990 " [table lists # of households & percentage. Adherent numbers here are based on % of total pop.]
Salvation Army Rhode Island 297 0.03% 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': 277. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army South Africa 40,000 - - - 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.
Salvation Army South Carolina 1,626 0.05% 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': 1,544. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']


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