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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Catholic Guatemala 9,045,000 85.00% 407
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 Guatemala 8,200,000 - - - 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 Guatemala - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic, Protestant, traditional Mayan; Total Population: 11,685,695.
Catholic Guatemala 8,000,000 80.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 206-207. "Location: Guatemala; Population: 10 million "; "Some 67% to 80% of all Guatemalans are Roman Catholic. Within this faith, however, the Indians have preserved ancient Mayan beliefs... Most priests in Guatemala are foreigners. Perhaps 25% to 33% of the population are Protestant. "
Catholic Guatemala - 70.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; "But resurgent Mayan religions have attracted many nominal Christians. "
Catholic - nuns Guatemala 1,018 - - - 1972 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 3.1: "Growth or Decline in Religious Sisters, 1972-1996 "
Catholic - nuns Guatemala 1,648 - - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 3.1: "Growth or Decline in Religious Sisters, 1972-1996 "
Catholic - priests Guatemala 644 - - - 1972 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 2: "Increase in Priests, 1972-1996 "
Catholic - priests Guatemala 901 - - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 2: "Increase in Priests, 1972-1996 "
Catholic - seminarians Guatemala 69 - - - 1972 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 1.1: "Increase in Seminarians "
Catholic - seminarians Guatemala 475 - - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 1.1: "Increase in Seminarians "
Central American Mission Guatemala 23,000 - 95
units
- 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 506. "The oldest and largest [of the Indian/Maya churches] is the Central American Mission, which pioneered Maya Indian evangelization and showed 95 churches with over 23,000 active members (or 28% of all Indian Protestants) representing some 8 different language groups. "
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Guatemala 12 - - - 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GUATEMALA: Church of God in Christ, Mennonite; Members: 12
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Guatemala 148,000 1.30% 389
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 Guatemala 164,000 1.30% 409
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 Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Guatemala 166,000 - - - 1998 "The Church in Central America " in Ensign (Aug. 1998), pg. 79. "The Church has grown quickly in Guatemala, with about 166,000 members presently, the most of any Central American country. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Guatemala - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Guatemala - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Guatemala City
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Guatemala - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Guatemala - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "South America " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Sao Paulo Brasil 1978; Santiago Chile 1983; Guatemala City Guatemala 1984 [in Central America]; Lima Peru 1986; Buenos Aires Argentina 1986 "
Church of the Nazarene Guatemala 43,298 0.41% 369
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 9 Jan 1998; total population: 10,621,000
Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Guatemala 90 - 5
units
- 1994 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GUATEMALA... Conservative Mennonite Fellowship, Inc.; Members (1994): 90+/-; Congregations: 5
Convention of Baptist Churches of Guatemala Guatemala 25,000 - 200
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 Guatemala 2,730,000 - - - 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.
Iglesia Evangelica Menonita de Guatemala Guatemala 700 - 8
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GUATEMALA... Iglesia Evangelica Menonita de Guatemala; Members: 700+/-; Congregations: 8
Iglesia Nacional Evangelica Menonita Guatemalteca Guatemala 5,000 - 70
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GUATEMALA... Iglesia Nacional Evangelica Menonita Guatemalteca; Members: 5,000+/-; Congregations: 70
Jehovah's Witnesses Guatemala 6,630 0.09% 104
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
Jehovah's Witnesses Guatemala 17,304 0.19% 253
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 55,973.
Jehovah's Witnesses Guatemala 19,359 0.21% 264
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 - Memorial attendance Guatemala 24,189 - 104
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 "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Guatemala 55,973 0.62% 253
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 Guatemala 54,669 0.59% - - 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.
Judaism Guatemala 1,200 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Maya Guatemala - 43.00% - - 1997 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 504. "government census figures identify 43% of the population as ethnically Maya. " [This refers to ethnic status, not formal self-identified religious affiliation, although Mayan custom and spirituality are found in contemporary Mayan life regardless of declared religion.]
Mennonite Air Missions Guatemala 170 - - - 1990 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GUATEMALA... Mennonite Air Missions; Members (1990): 170
Mennonite World Conference Guatemala 5,972 - - - 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: 5.
Presbyterian Guatemala 12,000 - 45
units
- 1950 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 502. "By 1950, when the Presbyterians organized their own denominational synod, they had some 45 local churches, 35 pastors, and some twelve thousand active members (IENPG 1983, 150) [in Guatemala]. "
Presbyterian - Maya Guatemala 6,000 - 26
units
- 1973 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 506. "The Presbyterians, who also pioneered Indian work in western Guatemala among the Quiche and the Mam people, showed a total of 26 churches and 6,000 active members in 1973 in 3 language groups. "
Presbyterian - Maya Guatemala 10,000 - 40
units
- 1988 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 506. "By 1988, Presbyterians had expanded their work to include over 40 local Indian churches, 10,000 active members, and 7 self-governing presbyteries or local associations within 5 different language groups. "
primal-indigenous Guatemala - 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
Protestant Guatemala 60,000 - - - 1962 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 503. "In this same period between 1962 and 1982, Protestants increased their number from 60,000 to over 330,000 baptized adherents active in some 5,000 local organized churches and 2,000 daughter congregations belonging to over 200 autonomous church groups. "
Protestant Guatemala 330,000 - 7,000
units
- 1982 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 503. "In this same period between 1962 and 1982, Protestants increased their number from 60,000 to over 330,000 baptized adherents active in some 5,000 local organized churches and 2,000 daughter congregations belonging to over 200 autonomous church groups. "
Protestant Guatemala - 25.00% - - 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 Guatemala 2,739,000 33.00% - - 1997 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 497. "While my own study suggests that 35% of Guatemala may be called Protestant in any active sense, even the Catholic Church concedes that perhaps as many as 33% of Guatemala's 8.3 million people belong to the Protestant extended family (McCoy 1989). "
Protestant Guatemala 500,000 - - - 1997 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 503. "Based on an annual 5.5% increase since 1981, it is fair to estimate that today over 500,000 persons identify themselves as active or baptized adult Protestants, or evangelicos as they call themselves in Guatemala. "
Protestant Guatemala 3,300,000 33.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 206-207. "Location: Guatemala; Population: 10 million "; "Some 67% to 80% of all Guatemalans are Roman Catholic... Perhaps 25% to 33% of the population are Protestant. "
Protestant Guatemala - 24.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; "But resurgent Mayan religions have attracted many nominal Christians. "
Protestant - active Guatemala 40,000 - - - 1940 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 502. "Figures suggest that by 1940, there were forty thousand active Protestants in Guatemala (Read, Monterroso, and Johnson 1969, 160) "
Protestant - active Guatemala - 4.40% - - 1967 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 503. "At a growth rate approx. 3 times faster than the population increase, active baptized (communicant members) Protestants made up 4.4% of the total population in 1967 (Read, Monterroso, and Johnson 1969). "
Protestant - active Guatemala - 6.00% - - 1981 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 503. "At a growth rate approx. 3 times faster than the population increase, active baptized (communicant members) Protestants made up 4.4% of the total population in 1967... Today, some 25 years later, the percentage has increased to nearly 6% of the general population. "
Protestant - active Guatemala 2,075,000 25.00% - - 1997 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 497. "While my own study suggests that 35% of Guatemala may be called Protestant in any active sense, even the Catholic Church concedes that perhaps as many as 33% of Guatemala's 8.3 million people belong to the Protestant extended family (McCoy 1989). "
Protestant - Aguacatec-speaking Guatemala 1,200 - 4
units
- 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 506. "Among the 17 language groups compared [among Guatemelan Maya], the Aguacatec had the greatest percentage of Protestants with over 12% and with some 1,200 members in four churches. (Lloret 1976, 245). "
Protestant - Cakchiquel-speaking Guatemala 10,359 - - - 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 505. "Among the four largest language groups [among Guatemelan Maya] in order of size -- that is, Quiche, Mam, Cakchiquel, and Kekchi -- the largest number of Protestants were found among the Quiche with 14,460 and Cakchiquel with 10,359 baptized believers in 1975. "
Protestant - Maya Guatemala 83,836 - - - 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 503. "According to Lloret's analysis, more than a third of all Guatemalan Protestants are Maya. Projecting from the 1975 total of 83,836 Maya Protestants with a modest growth of 6% annually, it seems that we can say that today's Maya Indian Protestants probably number between 190,000 & 200,000 active adult members. "
Protestant - Quiche-speaking Guatemala - - 217
units
- 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 505-506. "Among the four largest language groups [among Guatemelan Maya] in order of size -- that is, Quiche, Mam, Cakchiquel, and Kekchi... Although the Quiche showed the greatest number of local churches with 217, the highest percentage of Protestants was found among the Cakchiquel with 5.2% overall. "
Protestant - Quiche-speaking Guatemala 14,460 - - - 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 505. "Among the four largest language groups [among Guatemelan Maya] in order of size -- that is, Quiche, Mam, Cakchiquel, and Kekchi -- the largest number of Protestants were found among the Quiche with 14,460 and Cakchiquel with 10,359 baptized believers in 1975. "
Scientology Guatemala - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web page (OPPOSING VIEW): "Scientology Worldwide " (viewed 13 Feb. 1999); "Last Update on 10th Feb. 1999 " Number here ( "# congregations ") represent total of all orgs: Dianetic Centers, Celebrity Centers, missions, etc.; "CoS web sites have lists of Missions (1998) & Orgs (1996) from which the Table below is derived. Original concept and research by 'Inducto'. "
Protestant Guatemala - Aguacatec-speaking 1,200 12.00% 4
units
- 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 506. "Among the 17 language groups compared [among Guatemelan Maya], the Aguacatec had the greatest percentage of Protestants with over 12% and with some 1,200 members in four churches. (Lloret 1976, 245). "
Protestant Guatemala - Cakchiquel-speaking - 5.20% - - 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 505-506. "Among the four largest language groups [among Guatemelan Maya] in order of size -- that is, Quiche, Mam, Cakchiquel, and Kekchi... Although the Quiche showed the greatest number of local churches with 217, the highest percentage of Protestants was found among the Cakchiquel with 5.2% overall. "
Central American Mission Guatemala - Indian/Maya 23,000 28.00% 95
units
- 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 506. "The oldest and largest [of the Indian/Maya churches] is the Central American Mission, which pioneered Maya Indian evangelization and showed 95 churches with over 23,000 active members (or 28% of all Indian Protestants) representing some 8 different language groups. "
Pentecostal Guatemala - Indian/Maya - 37.00% - - 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 506. "according to Lloret's analysis, about 37% of Maya believers were found in some 8 Pentecostal denominations (Lloret 1976, 259). "
Protestant Guatemala - Mam-speaking - 2.00% - - 1975 Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: A Maya Protestant Spirituality " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 505-506. "Among the four largest language groups [among Guatemelan Maya] in order of size -- that is, Quiche, Mam, Cakchiquel, and Kekchi... The Mams demonstrated the lowest percentage of Protestants among the four major language groups with just under 2%. "
Anglican Guernsey 43,000 - - - 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.
Anglican Guernsey - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Congregational, Methodist; Total Population: 63,731. (British Crown dependency.)
other Guernsey 23,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Anglican
African Traditional Religion Guinea 414,015 41.80% - - 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 Guinea 1,194,364 30.50% - - 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 Guinea 1,324,580 30.00% - - 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 Guinea 1,481,260 29.50% - - 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 Guinea 1,921,700 22.70% - - 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.
Catholic Guinea 129,000 2.00% 35
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.
Christianity Guinea 300,000 - - - 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.
Christianity Guinea 592,430 8.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 85%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 7%; Total Population: 7,405,375.
Christianity Guinea - - - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 49. "Principal Religions: Islam (about 85%), traditional beliefs (about 15%); there is a small handful of Christians. "
Christianity Guinea 700,000 10.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 197-198. "Location: Guinea; Population: 6-7 million... "; "Christians, mainly Catholics, make up 10% of the population... The Coastal Region has the largest number of Christians, where the missionary presence since the 19th century was strongest. "


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