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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Taoism Hong Kong - - - - 1998 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998), pg. 67. "Most Hong Kong Chinese practice a mix of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism... In all, there are more than 600 Buddhist and Taoist temple in the territory. "
Tenrikyo Hong Kong - - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* official Tenrikyo web site; page: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo: 1 of 2 " (viewed 10 Dec. 1999) Table: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo 1998 ". Church-supplied data. 1 mission centers; 2 mission stations
Tenrikyo - graduated from Shuyoka Hong Kong 0 - - - 1998 *LINK* official Tenrikyo web site; page: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo: 2 of 2 " (viewed 10 Dec. 1999) Table: "Statistics on followers who... graduated from Shuyoka... between Jan. and Dec. 1998. "; "Data by Research Section and Overseas Mission Department "
Tenrikyo - new Besseki Pledge Hong Kong 10 - - - 1998 *LINK* official Tenrikyo web site; page: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo: 2 of 2 " (viewed 10 Dec. 1999) Table: "Statistics on followers who took the Besseki Pledge... between Jan. and Dec. 1998. "; "Data by Research Section and Overseas Mission Department "
Tenrikyo - received the Sazuke Hong Kong 7 - - - 1998 *LINK* official Tenrikyo web site; page: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo: 2 of 2 " (viewed 10 Dec. 1999) Table: "Statistics on followers who... received the Sazuke... between Jan. and Dec. 1998. "; "Data by Research Section and Overseas Mission Department "
Traditional Christian Catholic Church Hong Kong - - 1
unit
- 1972 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 93. "Membership: In 1972 the Church reported one parish in Canada, three missions in the U.S., three missions in Western Europe, two missions in Eastern Europe and one mission in Hong Kong. "
attendance - weekly Hungary - 21.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
Baptist Union of Hungary Hungary 11,026 - 243
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 Hungary 11,026 0.11% 243
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.]
Calvinist Hungary 2,046,480 20.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%; Total Population: 10,232,404.
Calvinist Hungary - - - - 1997 Steins, Richard. Hungary: Crossroads of Europe (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997), pg. 24. "Today, two thirds of the people are Roman Catholics. Protestants form the next-largest group. Most of these are Calvinists, and they live in the northeastern part of the country. "
Catholic Hungary 7,155,000 67.50% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 10.6 million [total pop.] (1989). About 67.5 percent Roman Catholic, 20 percent Reformed (Calvinist), 5 percent Lutheran, and 5 percent unaffiliated. Small numbers of other Protestant sects, Uniates, Orthodox, and Jews.
Catholic Hungary - 62.00% - - 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 Hungary 6,602,000 64.60% 2,175
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 Hungary 6,920,000 - - - 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 Hungary - 68.00% - - 1997 Burke, Patrick. Eastern Europe. Austin, Texas: Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers (1997), pg. 24. "Most East Europeans are Christians, and the majority are Roman Catholics (94% of all Poles, 68% of Hungarians and 60% of Slovaks). "
Catholic Hungary 6,906,872 67.50% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%; Total Population: 10,232,404.
Catholic Hungary 6,600,000 66.00% - - 1997 Steins, Richard. Hungary: Crossroads of Europe (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997), pg. 21, 24. "Hungary... Its entire population is only a little over 10 million... "; Pg. 24: "Today, two thirds of the people are Roman Catholics. "
Catholic Hungary 6,500,000 65.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 186-187. "Location: Hungary; Population: About 10 million "; "About 65% of Hungarians are Roman Catholic, 20% Reformed Calvinists, and 5% Lutherans "
Catholic Hungary - 61.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 10,509,000
Catholic Hungary - 68.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "
Catholic - attend at least monthly Hungary 840,000 8.00% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... France, 45%; Hungary, 12%. " [Austria: 12% * est. 67% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 7 million) = 8% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hungary 2,100 - 20
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 Hungary 2,800 0.03% 19
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.
Evangelical Lutheran Church Hungary 430,000 - - - 1948 *LINK* web site: "Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Hungary " "The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary is the second largest among the Protestant churches of the country. According to the latest census (1948) it has 430,000 baptized members, some of them of Slovak and German nationalities. "
Evangelical Lutheran Church Hungary 250,000 - - - 1998 Email response from Gabor Bogdanyi (bogdanyi@csi.com), who maintains web site: "Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Hungary ". "According to today's highly UNOFFICIAL estimates the number of members in the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Hungary is about 250,000. "
Evangelical Lutheran Church Hungary - - 320
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Hungary " At present, we have 320 parishes with the ministration of 300 pastors.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary Hungary 430,000 - - - 1948 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Introduction/About the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Hungary "; (viewed 5 July 1999). "The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary is the second largest among the Protestant churches of the country. According to the latest census (1948) it has 430,000 baptized members, some of them of Slovak and German nationalities. This can be accounted for by the fact that the Lutheran Reformation was especially strong among the German and Slovak population in the northern villages and towns of the country in the first half of the l6th century... "
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary Hungary - - 320
units
- 1999 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Introduction/About the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Hungary "; (viewed 5 July 1999). "The Constitution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary was drawn up by the Synod of 1891-94. At present, we have 320 parishes with the ministration of 300 pastors... "
Faith Hungary 100,000 - - - 1997 Burke, Patrick. Eastern Europe. Austin, Texas: Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers (1997), pg. 24. "Newer Christian churches are also attracting followers. In Hungary, the evangelical movement known as 'Faith' has about 100,000 members. "
Islam Hungary - - - - 1300 C.E. Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 51. "Speculation... is all that is possible on the relation between Bosnia and the Muslims of medieval Hungary--Arab merchants, descendants of Islamicized Turkic tribes and other immigrants. They are known to have lived in many parts of the Hungarian lands, including Srem, the area adjoining northeastern Bosnia, until their eventual expulsion from Hungary, along with the Jews, in the 14th century. "
Islam Hungary 3,000 - - - 1997 Burke, Patrick. Eastern Europe. Austin, Texas: Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers (1997), pg. 25. Graphic: "Muslim Populations, 1992-95 "; Bulgaria: 1,140,000; Hungary: 3,000; Poland: 4,000; Romania: 55,000.
Islam Hungary 2,000 0.02% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Hungary 19,457 0.19% 234
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 41,922.
Jehovah's Witnesses Hungary 20,690 0.20% 233
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 Hungary 41,922 0.41% 234
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 Hungary 40,003 0.39% - - 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 Hungary - - - - 1925 Bermant, Chaim. The Jews. New York: NY Times Books (1977), pg. 128. "...by 1925... In Hungary at this time about half of the doctors, veterinary surgeons and engineers were Jewish. "
Judaism Hungary 440,000 5.60% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Hungary 600,000 - - - 1939 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 277. "Hungary also has about 80,000 Jews, a remnant of the estimated 600,000 Jews who lived in Hungary prior to World War II. "
Judaism Hungary 550,000 - - - 1939 Steins, Richard. Hungary: Crossroads of Europe (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997), pg. 24. "The Jewish population of Hungary was once quite large, but it is very small today. More than 550,000 Hungarian Jews were killed by the Nazis in the 1940s, during World War II. "
Judaism Hungary - 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% "
Judaism Hungary 72,625 0.70% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 262. "Hungary... Population: 10,375,000... Ethnic Background: Magyaar (92.4%); Gypsy (3.3%); German (2.5%), Jewish (0.7%)... "
Judaism Hungary 80,000 - - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 277. "Hungary also has about 80,000 Jews, a remnant of the estimated 600,000 Jews who lived in Hungary prior to World War II. "
Judaism Hungary 80,000 - - - 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. "
Judaism Hungary - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 10,509,000
Lutheran Hungary 530,000 5.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 10.6 million [total pop.] (1989). About 67.5 percent Roman Catholic, 20 percent Reformed (Calvinist), 5 percent Lutheran, and 5 percent unaffiliated. Small numbers of other Protestant sects, Uniates, Orthodox, and Jews.
Lutheran Hungary 511,620 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%; Total Population: 10,232,404.
Lutheran Hungary 500,000 5.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 186-187. "Location: Hungary; Population: About 10 million "; "About 65% of Hungarians are Roman Catholic, 20% Reformed Calvinists, and 5% Lutherans "
Nonreligious Hungary - 13.00% - - 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% "
Nonreligious Hungary - 12.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 10,509,000
Nonreligious & Atheist Hungary 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.
other Hungary 230,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Roman Catholic, Protestant, nonreligious and atheist
Presbyterian Hungary 2,000,000 - - - 1963 Rosten, Leo (ed.). Religions in America; New York: Simon & Schuster (1963), 8th ed. [1st pub. in 1952. 8th ed. completely revised], pg. 151. "There are, for instance, more than two million Presbyterians in communist Hungary, six hundred thousand in Rumania, and between one-third and one-half million in Czechoslovakia. "
Protestant Hungary - 24.00% - - 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 Hungary 256,000 - - - 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 Hungary - - - - 1997 Steins, Richard. Hungary: Crossroads of Europe (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997), pg. 24. "Today, two thirds of the people are Roman Catholics. Protestants form the next-largest group. Most of these are Calvinists, and they live in the northeastern part of the country. Another Protestant group is the Lutherans. "
Protestant Hungary - 24.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 10,509,000
Reformed Hungary 2,120,000 20.00% - - 1989 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 10.6 million [total pop.] (1989). About 67.5 percent Roman Catholic, 20 percent Reformed (Calvinist), 5 percent Lutheran, and 5 percent unaffiliated. Small numbers of other Protestant sects, Uniates, Orthodox, and Jews.
Reformed Hungary 2,000,000 20.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 186-187. "Location: Hungary; Population: About 10 million "; "About 65% of Hungarians are Roman Catholic, 20% Reformed Calvinists, and 5% Lutherans "
Revival Fellowship Hungary - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site directory of assemblies (or contacts?). This is the number of listings in a particular country, but I'm not sure it can be taken as a count of congregations.
Roma Hungary 342,375 3.30% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 262. "Hungary... Population: 10,375,000... Ethnic Background: Magyaar (92.4%); Gypsy (3.3%); German (2.5%), Jewish (0.7%)... "
Roma Hungary 500,000 5.00% - - 1997 Steins, Richard. Hungary: Crossroads of Europe (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997), pg. 21-23. "Hungary... Its entire population is only a little over 10 million... About 90% of the people are ethnic Hungarians... The remainder of the population consists of Gypsies; people of Germanic background...; Pg. 22: "...the Gypsies of Hungary, who are the largest ethnic minority in the country today... Today, Hungarian Gypsies do not usually trvel in wagons. They are, however, among the poorest people in Hungary. And they still live apart, in communities on the fringes of large cities. Many of them are poorly paid unskilled workers and day laborers. "
Scientology Hungary - - 14
units
- 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'. "
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Hungary 25,000 - 33
units
- 1998 *LINK* directory on offical church web site CONGREGATIONS: 12 congregations; 21 fellowships; MEMBERS: 25,000 total
miscellaneous regional info Hungary - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 186-187. "Location: Hungary; Population: About 10 million "; "About 65% of Hungarians are Roman Catholic, 20% Reformed Calvinists, and 5% Lutherans, with smaller numbers of Jews, members of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and other Protestant sects. "
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Hungary & Romania 80,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* web site (1998): Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua NH (Copyright 1994) "How many UUs are there? There are 200,000 in the United States and Canada, 80,000 in Rumania and Hungary, 10,000 in Great Britain and Europe, and small groups in India, the Philippines and Nigeria. "
Atheism Iceland 7,860 3.00% - - 1994 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 190-191. "Location: Iceland; Population: 262,000 " [1994 pop. est.]; Pg. 191: "Over 90% of Icelanders belong to the official state church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church... Under 4%... belong to other Lutheran denominations......1% are Roman Catholics, and about 3% describe themselves as atheists. "
attendance - weekly Iceland - 4.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
Catholic Iceland - 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% "
Catholic Iceland 2,620 1.00% - - 1994 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 190-191. "Location: Iceland; Population: 262,000 " [1994 pop. est.]; Pg. 191: "...1% are Roman Catholics... "
Catholic Iceland 3,000 1.11% 4
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 Iceland - - - - 1550 C.E. *LINK* web page: "The Republic of Iceland " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999); by Úlfar Erlingsson In the year 1550 Iceland was forced to disown Catholisism, which had been its Christian faith, and adopt Lutheranism, which, being a state religion, gave the Danish monarch more power.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Iceland - - - - 1860 Derry, T. K. A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press (1979), pg. 256. "Emigration from Denmark was on a smaller scale; indeed, after 1900 it was sometimes belog the European average. Since a larger proportion of cottars had viable holdings, the movement was chiefly from the smaller, more stagnant towns; allowing for the early settlements in Utah, the Danes by 1900 were probably as urban in their preferences as the Swedes. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Iceland - - - - 1860 Derry, T. K. A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press (1979), pg. 256. "In Iceland the Mormon missionaries played a part, as in Denmark, but large-scale emigration was confined to the years 1873-90, during which a population of little more than 70,000 sent out at least 12,000 to the U.S. and especially to newly opened-up areas in Canada... "


Iceland, continued

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