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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Andorra 208 - 1
unit
- 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Data from columns: "No. of congs. " and "Memorial attendance "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Andorra 258 0.40% 2
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site From 1997 Statistics "Memorial attendance " column. Count of all who attend this once-a-year meeting, whether or not a "publisher " in full standing. Most would be considered adherents.
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Andorra 244 0.37% - - 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; "Memorial attendance " column indicates attendance at yearly communion meeting.
other Andorra 6,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = not Roman Catholic
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 "
African indigenous churches Angola - 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed as "Indigenous Sects "
African Traditional Religion Angola 2,953,000 99.40% - - 1900 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR... " (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "
African Traditional Religion Angola 1,100,250 19.40% - - 1970 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR... " (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "
African Traditional Religion Angola 881,920 13.90% - - 1975 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR... " (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "
African Traditional Religion Angola 683,500 9.50% - - 1980 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR in African Nations "; (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "
African Traditional Religion Angola 2,870,000 35.00% - - 1988 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1988 total pop. 8.2 million. About 46% of population under age fifteen in 1986. Christians (Roman Catholics and various Protestant denominations) estimated at between 65 and 88% of pop. in 1988; remainder practiced traditional African religions.
African Traditional Religion Angola 252,400 2.00% - - 2000 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR in African Nations "; (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "; Projection, made circa 1982.
Bakongo Angola 1,365,000 13.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 80. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.
Bakongo Angola 1,412,386 13.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) Ethnic groups: Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and Native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%; Total population: 10,864,512.
Baptist Evangelical Church Angola 34,558 - 55
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "
Baptist World Alliance Angola 66,460 0.55% 175
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "; [BWA stats. in individual countries are sum of figures for member bodies of BWA in the countries.]; [County population figures for 1998 from United Nations data available here.]
Cabindans Angola 600,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* Gamming, Jenny. They have a flag-but no country " in Swedish Expressen, 17 Aug. 1997. (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site. Translated by SSF/Goran Hansson. "500,000 people live in Cabinda. Another 100,000 live as refugees outside the nation of Cabinda, which is part of Angola but is situated in between CongoBrazzaville and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Cabinda is one of the few territories, which were never de-colonialised. From being a Portuguese protectoate Cabinda was handed over to Angola when that country became independent. "
Catholic Angola - 69.00% - - 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% "
Catholic Angola 6,523,000 58.90% 255
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Angola 8,180,000 - - - 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.
Catholic Angola 4,008,562 38.00% - - 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.
Catholic Angola 4,128,514 38.00% - - 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.
Catholic Angola 7,557,000 68.70% - - 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. "
Catholic Angola - 59.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Angola - 51.00% - - 1998 *LINK* official country web site Religions: Roman Catholic (51%), Protestant (17%), non-Christian (32%)
Christianity Angola 7,216,000 88.00% - - 1988 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1988 total pop. 8.2 million. About 46% of population under age fifteen in 1986. Christians (Roman Catholics and various Protestant denominations) estimated at between 65 and 88% of pop. in 1988; remainder practiced traditional African religions.
Christianity Angola 1,680,000 16.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 80. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Angola 5,758,192 53.00% - - 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.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Angola 473 - - - 1997 "LDS in Africa: Growing Membership Sees American Church with Unique Vision, " Salt Lake Tribune, 4 April 1998. Reprinted in Sunstone (June 1998, pg. 71). Map: Membership totals as of December 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Angola 500 - 1
unit
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of the Nazarene Angola - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches - 1; Members - n/a
Convencao Baptista de Angola Angola 15,470 - 87
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "
Evangelical Angola 990,000 9.00% - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Since 1975, a civil war between the Marxist government and UNITA nationalists has oppressed and impoverished Angola's 11 million people, most of whom identify themselves as Christians, although evangelical Christians account for less than nine percent of the population. "
Igreja Baptista Livre em Angola Angola 16,432 - 33
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "
Igreja Evangelica Irmaos Mennonitas em Angola Angola 2,600 - 20
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Africa: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " "ANGOLA: Igreja Evangelica Irmaos Mennonitas em Angola?Members (1990): 2,600+/-; Congregations: 20 "
Islam Angola 1,500,000 25.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Unreliable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Muslim Minorities countries had around 308 Million Muslim.. "; "...add (784.5M [independent Muslim countries]+ 308M) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 317,391,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Jehovah's Witnesses Angola 34,337 0.28% 478
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 160,414.
Jehovah's Witnesses Angola 38,161 0.30% 600
units
- 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; This adherent/member count is for "1998 Peak Witnesses "
Jehovah's Witnesses Angola - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Angola 160,414 1.31% 478
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site From 1997 Statistics "Memorial attendance " column. Count of all who attend this once-a-year meeting, whether or not a "publisher " in full standing. Most would be considered adherents.
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Angola 147,429 1.17% - - 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; "Memorial attendance " column indicates attendance at yearly communion meeting.
Kimbundu Angola - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures; listed in table as "Kimbundo "
Kimbundu Angola 2,415,000 23.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 80. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.
Kimbundu Angola 2,716,128 25.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) Ethnic groups: Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and Native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%; Total population: 10,864,512.
Mbunda Angola - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Mennonite World Conference Angola 2,600 - - - 1997 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site; page: "Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership Totals " (viewed 8 Aug. 1999). Table: "Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership Totals "; "based on the most recent data available... from 1996 or 1997... statistics indicate baptized members "; Dif. religious bodies: 1.
Methodist Angola - - - - 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. 478. "[Methodist] Churches having more than 20,000 members are found in Angola, Congo, Dahomey-Togo, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone... "
non-Christian Angola - 32.00% - - 1998 *LINK* official country web site Religions: Roman Catholic (51%), Protestant (17%), non-Christian (32%)
other Angola 230,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = not Roman Catholic, Protestant or traditional beliefs
other Angola 220,000 2.00% - - 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. Traditional religion is practiced by 9.5%, and other religons make up the remaining 2.0%. "
Ovambo Angola - - - - 1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Ovimbundu Angola - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Ovimbundu Angola 3,990,000 38.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 80. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.
Ovimbundu Angola 4,019,870 37.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) Ethnic groups: Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and Native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%; Total population: 10,864,512.
primal-indigenous Angola - 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% "; Listed in table as "Traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Angola 1,130,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Angola 4,957,958 47.00% - - 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.
primal-indigenous Angola 8,820,000 84.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 80. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
primal-indigenous Angola 5,106,320 47.00% - - 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.
primal-indigenous Angola 1,045,000 9.50% - - 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: "Traditional religion is practiced by 9.5%, and other religons make up the remaining 2.0%. "
primal-indigenous Angola - 14.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
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%)
Union de Igrejas Evangelicas de Angola Angola - - - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Our [SIM's] missionaries work alongside the UIEA Church (Union de Igrejas Evangelicas de Angola), which grew out of the ministries of Africa Evangelical Fellowship... "
Anglican Anguilla 4,314 40.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Anglican 40%, Methodist 33%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7%, Baptist 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, other 12%; Total population: 10,785.
Anglican Anguilla 4,459 40.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) Anglican 40%, Methodist 33%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7%, Baptist 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, other 12%; Total population: 11,147 (July 1998 est).
Baptist Anguilla 539 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Anglican 40%, Methodist 33%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7%, Baptist 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, other 12%; Total population: 10,785.
Baptist Anguilla 557 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) Anglican 40%, Methodist 33%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7%, Baptist 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, other 12%; Total population: 11,147 (July 1998 est).
Catholic Anguilla 200 2.86% 1
unit
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Anguilla 324 3.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Anglican 40%, Methodist 33%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7%, Baptist 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, other 12%; Total population: 10,785.


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