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Catholic - bishops Argentina 83 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - nuns Argentina 12,536 - - - 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 Argentina 11,134 - - - 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 - practicing Argentina 7,253,092 20.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%; 36,265,463 (July 1998 est.)
Catholic - practicing Argentina - 20.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Note: This web page hosted by Middlebury College and originally viewed circa Sept. 1998 was no longer available when Adherents.com checked back 27 Feb. 1999. Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%
Catholic - practicing Argentina - 20.00% - - 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 "; "90% (nominally; less than 20% practicing) "
Catholic - priests Argentina 5,236 - - - 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 Argentina 5,845 - - - 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 Argentina 306 - - - 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 Argentina 2,046 - - - 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 "
Chiriguano Argentina - - - - 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. 702. Chapter: "South American Tribal Religions "; map: "Tribal Locations "
Christianity Argentina - 96.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 96%, Jewish 2%, secular 2% "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 800 - - - 1946 "The Church in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay " in Ensign (Oct. 1998), pg. 79. "The Church in Argentina has grown from 800 members in 1946 to 40,000 members in 1978 to 171,000 members in 1990. With a total pop. of about 35 million people, Argentina today has 282,273 members... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 30,020 - - - 1976 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 40,000 - - - 1978 "The Church in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay " in Ensign (Oct. 1998), pg. 79. "The Church in Argentina has grown from 800 members in 1946 to 40,000 members in 1978 to 171,000 members in 1990. With a total pop. of about 35 million people, Argentina today has 282,273 members... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 39,270 - - - 1978 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 60,972 - - - 1980 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 65,936 - - - 1980 Stark, Rodney. "The Rise of a New World Faith " in Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members, edited by James T. Duke. Religious Studies Center, BYU: Provo, UT (1998), pg. 17. "Table: 1.3: Two Years of Mormon Growth, 1978-80 "; Two columns: "Percentage rate of membership growth 1978-80 " and "Number of members in 1980 "; Growth 1978-80: 68%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 78,220 - - - 1982 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 79,212 - - - 1984 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 103,000 - - - 1986 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 114,000 - - - 1988 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 171,000 - - - 1990 "The Church in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay " in Ensign (Oct. 1998), pg. 79. "The Church in Argentina has grown from 800 members in 1946 to 40,000 members in 1978 to 171,000 members in 1990. With a total pop. of about 35 million people, Argentina today has 282,273 members... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 153,000 - - - 1990 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 182,000 - - - 1992 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 205,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 235,000 0.60% 697
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 Argentina 235,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* LDS-GEMS Chart
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 268,000 0.74% 796
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 Argentina 265,000 - - - 1998 "Argentina's Bright and Joyous Day " in Ensign (Feb. 1998), pg. 37. "...today Latter-day Saints in Argentina number more than 265,000 members in 62 stakes. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina 282,273 0.81% 816
units
- 1998 "The Church in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay " in Ensign (Oct. 1998), pg. 79. "With a total pop. of about 35 million people, Argentina today has 282,273 members organized into 63 stakes, 386 wards, 430 branches, 10 missions, and 39 districts. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Argentina - 0.50% - - 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 Argentina - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Buenos Aires
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Argentina - - 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 Argentina - - 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 Argentina 9,506 0.03% 150
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 13 Jan. 1998; total population: 34,264,000
Difunta Correa Argentina - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 57. "The Catholic religion also faces its own internal conflicts, particularly where popular beliefs differ from official doctrine--such as the example of the cult of Difunta Correa, based in the San Juan province. Despite a determined campaign by the church authorities to undermine her veneration, hundreds of Argentine Catholics continue to make annual pilgrimages and offerings. "
Evangelical Baptist Convention of Argentina Argentina 56,450 - 420
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 "; [Listed in table as "Evangelical Baptist. Conv. Of Argentina "]
Guarani Argentina - - - - 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. 702. Chapter: "South American Tribal Religions "; map: "Tribal Locations "; in an area where southernmost Brazil borders Argentina and Uruguay
Iglesia Evangelica Menonita Argentina Argentina 2,585 - 35
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " ARGENTINA... Iglesia Evangelica Menonita Argentina... Members: 2,585+/-; Congregations: 35
Islam Argentina 500,000 2.00% - - 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.
Islam Argentina - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Argentina 70,000 0.20% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Argentina 46,245 0.17% 638
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 Argentina 116,151 0.36% 1,663
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 245,935.
Jehovah's Witnesses Argentina 121,829 0.37% 1,675
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 Argentina - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Argentina 102,839 - 638
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 Argentina 245,935 0.75% 1,663
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 Argentina 250,445 0.75% - - 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 Argentina 300,000 - - - 1981 Unterman, Alan. "Judaism " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984], pg. 25. Map: "Figure 1.4: Main centres of Jewish population, 1981 "
Judaism Argentina 228,000 - - - 1984 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: top seven countries of Jewish population in 1984 (USA, Israel, USSR, France, U.K., Canada, Argentina)
Judaism Argentina 350,000 - - - 1990 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 216. "...two thirds of the Jewish population [in Argentina] -- now numbering 350,000 -- live in Buenos Aires. "
Judaism Argentina 250,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997), pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Jewish Populations in the World "; (Rank: 7)
Judaism Argentina - 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) "nominally Roman Catholic 90%..., Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6% "
Judaism Argentina 253,666 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998), pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Jewish Populations in the World "; Rank: #8
Judaism Argentina 725,309 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%; 36,265,463 (July 1998 est.)
Judaism Argentina 250,000 - - - 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 Argentina - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Judaism Argentina - 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Note: This web page hosted by Middlebury College and originally viewed circa Sept. 1998 was no longer available when Adherents.com checked back 27 Feb. 1999. "Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 90%..., Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6% "
Judaism Argentina - 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 96%, Jewish 2%, secular 2% "
Mapuche Argentina 200,000 - - - 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. "There are 1.7 million Mapuche Indians. Most of them live in Chile, but at least 200,000 live in Argentina. "
Mapuche Argentina 200,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Mapuche " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "The number of the Mapuche is approximately 1.5 million, constituting over 10% of the total population in Chile and 200,0000 in Argentina. "
Mennonite World Conference Argentina 3,070 - - - 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: 3.
Mocovi Argentina - - - - 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. 702. Chapter: "South American Tribal Religions "; map: "Tribal Locations "
Occidental Orthodox Parishes, Association of Argentina - - 1
unit
- 1984 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 116. "Internationally, the Western Orthodox Church had 60 parishes, most in France, but including two each in Switzerland and Spain and one each in Germany, Belgium, and Argentina. "
Ona Argentina - - - - 1968 Pinney, Roy. Vanishing Tribes. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co. (1968), pg. viii. "The Yahgan, Alacaluf, and Ona of Tierra del Fuego, who endured the world's worst climate for countless generations and are known to have numbered in the thousands, have almost totally disappeared. The few individuals who can still be traced are highly acculturated; they have become almost wholly detached from their native customs and traditions. "
Ona Argentina - - - - 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. 702. Chapter: "South American Tribal Religions "; map: "Tribal Locations "; southernmost Chile and Argentina
other Argentina 3,180,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = not Roman Catholic
other Argentina 2,175,928 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%; 36,265,463 (July 1998 est.)
PL Kyodan Argentina - - 6
units
- 1999 *LINK* Official web site of PL Kyodan; web page: "South America PL Church Directory " (viewed 11 April 1999). Counted listings on directory: "Buenos Aires Central, H. Yrigoyen 2532/38, (1090) Buenos Aires; Palermo; Liniers; Lanus; Posadas; Mar Del Plata "
Plymouth Brethren Argentina - - 8
units
- 1998 *LINK* web page: "'Plymouth Brethren' FAQ "; "Author: Shawn Abigail; November1998; Version 1.6.1 " Besides whatever "open " meetings there are there: Assemblies: 31 in Peru, 8 in Argentina, 33 in the Dominican Republic, more than 8 in Brasil, and about 28 in Mexico in fellowship with the "TW " (exclusive) meetings.
Protestant Argentina 715,960 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%; Total population: 35,797,985.
Protestant Argentina 725,309 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) nominally Roman Catholic 90% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%; 36,265,463 (July 1998 est.)
Protestant Argentina - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "


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