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poll - say religion not at all important to them Germany, West - 14.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977), pg. 555. [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.] Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them Germany, West - 37.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977), pg. 555. [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.] Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them Germany, West - 17.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983), pg. 449. [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.] "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them Germany, West - 17.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977), pg. 555. [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.] Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them Germany, West - 17.00% - - 1976 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983), pg. 432. "According to an international gallup poll taken in 1976, the U.S. is much more religious than most other advanced societies. 56% of Americans say that religion 'is very important' in their lives, whereas only 36% of Italians, 17% of West Germans, and 17% of Scandinavians say the same. "
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 "
Rajneesh Foundation/Osho Germany, West 41,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; "This movement was 'officially' disbanded... after these statistics were compiled " but many followers still consider themselves disciples.; Total: 41,000; Full-time: 1,000.
Rajneesh Foundation/Osho - full-time Germany, West 1,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; "This movement was 'officially' disbanded... after these statistics were compiled " but many followers still consider themselves disciples.; Total: 41,000; Full-time: 1,000.
Rajneesh Foundation/Osho - full-time Germany, West 6,500 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. "Another more detailed assessment for West Germany covering many more movements concludes that well over one million people are involved or 'influenced' by new religions, with a 'full-time' membership of 64,200. The estimated full time membership for 12 of these movements is: " [table]
Sathya Sai Baba Germany, West 400 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. "Another more detailed assessment for West Germany covering many more movements concludes that well over one million people are involved or 'influenced' by new religions, with a 'full-time' membership of 64,200. The estimated full time membership for 12 of these movements is: " [table]; [listed in table as "Sai Baba "]
Scientology Germany, West 80,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; Total: 75-8000; Full-time: 10-20,000
Scientology - active Germany, West 14,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. "Another more detailed assessment for West Germany covering many more movements concludes that well over one million people are involved or 'influenced' by new religions, with a 'full-time' membership of 64,200. The estimated full time membership for 12 of these movements is: " [table]
Scientology - full-time Germany, West 20,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; Total: 75-8000; Full-time: 10-20,000
Sri Chinmoy Germany, West 300 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. "Another more detailed assessment for West Germany covering many more movements concludes that well over one million people are involved or 'influenced' by new religions, with a 'full-time' membership of 64,200. The estimated full time membership for 12 of these movements is: " [table]
Transcendental Meditation Germany, West 35,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. "Another more detailed assessment for West Germany covering many more movements concludes that well over one million people are involved or 'influenced' by new religions, with a 'full-time' membership of 64,200. The estimated full time membership for 12 of these movements is: " [table]
Transcendental Meditation Germany, West 100,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; Total: 100,000; Full-time: "1,000 (teachers) "
Transcendental Meditation - teachers Germany, West 1,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; Total: 100,000; Full-time: "1,000 (teachers) "
Unification Church Germany, West 3,400 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; Total: 3,400; Full-time: 900.
Unification Church - full-time Germany, West 900 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; Total: 3,400; Full-time: 900.
Unification Church - full-time Germany, West 1,500 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. "Another more detailed assessment for West Germany covering many more movements concludes that well over one million people are involved or 'influenced' by new religions, with a 'full-time' membership of 64,200. The estimated full time membership for 12 of these movements is: " [table]
Judaism Germany: Dresden 6,000 - - - 1939 *LINK* "Columbus donates to new synagogue in Germany " by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press Writer. Published on Ohio Wire (Ohio.com), Nov. 5, 1998. "There were about 6,000 Jews in Dresden before the war. "
Judaism Germany: Dresden 250 - - - 1998 *LINK* "Columbus donates to new synagogue in Germany " by Andrew Welsh-Huggins (AP). Published on Ohio Wire (Ohio.com), Nov. 5, 1998. "Today, Dresden's approximately 250 Jews worship in a building at the Jewish cemetery, contrary to Jewish religious law... "
Jehovah's Witnesses Germany: West Berlin 4,968 0.27% 61
units
- 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 "; Adherent count here is from "1983 Peak Publishers " column; Location listed in table as "West Berlin " [this was during the period when Berlin was divided, between Communist and western rule.]
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Germany: West Berlin 7,891 - 61
units
- 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 "
Evangelische Kirche von Westfalen Germany: Westphalia 2,840,000 35.50% - - 1996 *LINK* Evangelische Kirche von Westfalen web site; section: English; web page: "Westphalia? Where on earth is Westphalia? " (viewed 5 July 1999). "About 8 million people live in Westphalia, 2.84 million of them are members of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia. "
Universelles Leben Germany: Wuerzburg 1,000 - - - 1999 Rink, Steffen. Post on nurel-l newsgroup list, 1 April 1999. Rink's organization: REMID, Religious Studies Media- and Information Service, Religionswissenschaftlicher Medien- und Informationsdienst e. V. Wehrdaer Weg 16 a, D-35037 Marburg, Germany. "Universelles Leben, a german new religion, says that they do not have a membership. But thousends and hundredthousends listen to their radio-programme. They say that in the near of their centre, in Wuerzburg, live 800 to 1000 believers. If you read their journals, there are about 50 local groups. Recommending that there are 20 to 50 visitors - as you see if you go to these local groups - one can say that they have about 3,000 followers plus 1000 at Wuerzburg. "
Aetherius Society Ghana - - 5
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site directory of branches and groups
African indigenous churches Ghana 2,408,000 14.00% - - 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%)
African indigenous churches Ghana 4,960,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; listed as "African Christian "
African indigenous churches Ghana - 16.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
African Traditional Religion Ghana 1,987,000 90.30% - - 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 Ghana 2,864,000 33.20% - - 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 Ghana 2,690,600 27.30% - - 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 Ghana 2,451,400 21.40% - - 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 Ghana - 45.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: DECEMBER '92 GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 15 million. 45% traditional religions. About 12% are Muslim, concentrated in the north and in cities. About 43% are Christian, living mostly in the south.
African Traditional Religion Ghana 1,177,500 5.60% - - 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.
Ahanta Ghana - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Akan Ghana - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Akan Ghana 7,920,000 44.00% - - 1999 Barnett, Jeanie M. Ghana ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 24. "The Akan are Ghana's largest ethnic group. About 44% of Ghana's 18 million people belong to the Akan and its subgroups, such as the Asante, Akyem, Akwapim, Akwamu, Agona, Kwahu, Denkyira, Nzema, Brong, Krobo, and Fante. The Akan-related people live primarily in the southern half of the country, and have had the longest contact with Europeans and Western life-styles. All Akan speak a common language called Twi, but each ethnic subgroup has its own dialect... "
Ashanti Ghana - - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 725-726. Chapter: Drums. "The religion of the Ashanti in Ghana lays great emphasis on drumming during public worship. "; "The dance mode of drumming is equally important in Ashanti religious practice, for the dance is a form of dramatic expression... Hence for the Ashanti it is a vital element of worship... "
Baptist World Alliance Ghana 60,000 0.31% 684
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.]
Catholic Ghana - 19.00% - - 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 Ghana 2,580,000 15.00% - - 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%)
Catholic Ghana 2,109,000 12.00% 244
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 Ghana 2,490,000 - - - 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 Ghana - 18.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Christianity Ghana 5,973,560 43.00% - - 1987 Hintz, Martin. Ghana (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1987), pg. 111. "Religion: About 45% of the population holds traditional beliefs, 43% are Christians; 12% are Muslims... Population: Estimated 1986 population - 13,892,000... "
Christianity Ghana - 43.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: DECEMBER '92 GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 15 million. 45% traditional religions. About 12% are Muslim, concentrated in the north and in cities. About 43% are Christian, living mostly in the south.
Christianity Ghana 10,664,000 62.00% - - 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%)
Christianity Ghana 4,344,168 24.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) indigenous beliefs 38%, Muslim 30%, Christian 24%, other 8%; Total Population: 18,100,703.
Christianity Ghana 7,310,000 43.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 46. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Ghana - 43.00% - - 1998 *LINK* official government web site The population of Ghana comprises Christians (43 per cent), animists (38 per cent) and Muslims (12 per cent). There is complete freedom of religion in Ghana.
Christianity Ghana 4,320,000 24.00% - - 1999 Barnett, Jeanie M. Ghana ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 24-26. "...Ghana's 18 million people... "; pg. 25: "About 24% of Ghana's people are Christians... Today most Christians are found in the southern part of the country. "
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Ghana 22 - - - 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Africa: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GHANA: Church of God in Christ, Mennonite; Members: 22
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ghana - - 4
units
- 1968 LeBaron, E. Dale "Steadfast African Pioneers " in Ensign (Dec. 1999), pg. 47. "By 1968 Joseph Johnson had built up four congregations... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ghana 1,000 - 10
units
- 1978 LeBaron, E. Dale "Steadfast African Pioneers " in Ensign (Dec. 1999), pg. 48. "Over years of dedicated service, Brother Johnson, along with other faithful converts, had built up 10 congregations with about 1,000 followers. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ghana 14,000 0.07% 48
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ghana 10,000 0.06% 50
units
- 1996 "Ghana: A Household of Faith " in Ensign (March 1996), pg. 36. "Current population of Ghana: nearly 17,000,000; Members: More than 100,000 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ghana 16,060 - - - 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 Ghana 16,000 0.08% 57
units
- 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 Living Word Ghana - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Nazarene Ghana 1,525 - 9
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 2 Jan 1998
Churches of Christ Ghana 31,500 0.20% 483
units
- 1995 *LINK* official organization web site table: "STATUS OF CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA--1995 " (Campbellite)
Dagomba Ghana - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Eden Revival Church Ghana - - - - 1986 Mazrui, Ali A. The Africans: A Triple Heritage. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company (1986), pg. 155. "In Ghana the most notable independent church is the Eden Revival Church founded by its prophet Charles Yebea-Korie in 1963. "
Evalue Ghana - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Ewe Ghana 2,340,000 13.00% - - 1999 Barnett, Jeanie M. Ghana ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 24. "...Ghana's 18 million people... "; pg. 25: "Two other major ethnic groups are th Ewe and the Ga-Adangme. The Ewe, who make up 13% of the population, live in the Volta region along Ghana's eastern border and speak Ewe. "
Fanti Ghana - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Ga Ghana - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Ga-Adangme Ghana 1,440,000 8.00% - - 1999 Barnett, Jeanie M. Ghana ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 24-25. "...Ghana's 18 million people... "; pg. 25: "Two other major ethnic groups are the Ewe and the Ga-Adangme... The Ga-Adangme inhabit the coastal region around Accra; they make up about 8% of Ghana's population and speak Ga. "
Ghana Baptist Convention Ghana 60,000 - 684
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 "
Ghana Mennonite Church Ghana 3,000 - 15
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Africa: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GHANA... Ghana Mennonite Church... Members: 3,000+/-; Congregations: 15
Gonja Ghana - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Islam Ghana 2,000,000 19.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984], pg. 164-165. [Original src: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978).] Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Ghana 3,000,000 30.00% - - 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.


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