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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Indiana - 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Orthodox Church in America Indiana - - 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Orthodox Church in America.']
Pentecostal Indiana - 2.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Pentecostal Church of God Indiana 2,321 0.04% 33
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 895. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Church of God.']
Pentecostal Church of Zion Indiana - - 5
units
- 1974 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 254. "In 1974 there were 5 congregations in Indiana and 1 in Oregon. "
Pentecostal Holiness Church Indiana 61 0.00% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 47. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Holiness Church, Inc..']
Plymouth Brethren Indiana 479 0.01% 10
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members' column: 307. [Listed as 'Christian (Plymouth) Brethren.']
Presbyterian Indiana - 4.80% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 252-288. Table A.2: "Denominational Adherents per 1,000 Population, 1850 "; "The adherence rates were estimated from Bureau of the Census (1854) reports on the number of churches, the seating capacity of churches & the value of church property. "
Presbyterian Indiana - 2.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Indiana 86,194 1.55% 277
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 68,579. [Listed as 'Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).']
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Indiana 62,192 1.07% 271
units
- 1995 *LINK* official organization web page: Comparative Statistics; [original source for states pop. data: U.S. Bureau of the Census] Table: "PCUSA Membership by State/Territory -- 1995 "; Columns: "Number of Members ", "Members as a Percent of State Population " and "Number of Congregations "
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Indiana 60,282 1.03% 267
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web page: Comparative Statistics; [original source for states pop. data: U.S. Bureau of the Census] Table: "PCUSA Membership by State/Territory -- 1997 "; Columns: "Number of Members ", "Members as a Percent of State Population " and "Number of Congregations "
Presbyterian Church in America Indiana 2,001 0.04% 12
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,564. [Listed as 'Presbyterian Church in America.']
Primitive Baptist Indiana 478 0.01% 20
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 381. [Listed as 'Primitive Baptists Associations.']
Primitive Methodist Church in the U.S.A. Indiana 69 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 39. [Listed as 'Primitive Methodist Church U.S.A..']
Protestant - no denomination supplied Indiana - 14.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Quaker Indiana 16,167 0.29% 128
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 12,915. [Listed as 'Friends.']
Reformed Church in America Indiana 3,418 0.06% 9
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,094. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America Indiana - - 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America.']
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Indiana - - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) Counted listings in directory of parishes.
Salvation Army Indiana 4,500 0.08% 41
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 4,043. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Scientology Indiana - - 1
unit
- 1989 *LINK* linked to Brett Achorn's OPPOSING VIEW web site "Hard Data on Scientology " (1998) Organization count based on very detailed analysis of incorporations, creations, closures, etc.
Scientology Indiana - - - - 1991 *LINK* linked to Brett Achorn's OPPOSING VIEW web site "Hard Data on Scientology " (1998) Organization count based on very detailed analysis of incorporations, creations, closures, etc. [Zero churches listed for Indiana, 1991]
Seventh-day Adventist Indiana 11,459 0.21% 87
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 9,114. [Listed as 'Seventh-Day Adventists.']
Seventh-day Adventist Indiana - 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Skinheads Indiana - - 1
unit
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Skinhead groups.
Southern Baptist Convention Indiana 115,560 2.08% 306
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 92,174.
Theosophical Society Indiana - - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "Theosophical Society " official organization directory
Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists Indiana 24 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members' column: 20. [Listed as 'Two-Seed-In-The-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists.']
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of America (Ecumenical Patriarchate) Indiana - - 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Amer (Ecum Patr).']
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Indiana 3,038 0.05% 17
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,340. [Listed as 'Unitarian Universalist Association.']
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Indiana - 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
United Baptists Indiana 3,017 0.05% 20
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,435. [Listed as 'United Baptists.']
United Brethren in Christ Indiana 3,433 0.06% 30
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 3,257. [Listed as 'United Brethren in Christ.']
United Church of Christ Indiana 60,773 1.10% 173
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 48,253. [Listed as 'United Church of Christ.']
United Church of God Indiana - - 7
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site Counted the churches in their listing.
United Methodist Church Indiana 343,930 6.20% 1,373
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 272,999. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
Unity Church Indiana - - 8
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.
Urantia Book Readers, Fellowship of Indiana - - 5
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) directory: "1996-1997 International Study Group Directory for readers of The Urantia Book "
Wesleyan Church Indiana 34,025 0.61% 238
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 12,483. [Listed as 'The Wesleyan Church.']
white supremacist groups Indiana - - 3
units
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Klan, Nazi, Skinheads and/or Other.
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Indiana 1,660 0.03% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,190. [Listed as 'Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.']
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 4
units
- 1890 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 6
units
- 1900 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 8
units
- 1910 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 10
units
- 1920 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 12
units
- 1930 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 18
units
- 1940 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 25
units
- 1950 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 29
units
- 1960 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 37
units
- 1970 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
Old Order Amish Church Indiana: Elkhart County - - 47
units
- 1979 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 99. [Original sources: Mennonite Yearbook (Scottdale, Pa.), 1905-1967; The New American Almanac (Baltic, Ohio), 1930-1979; U.S., Census of Religious Bodies, 1890; and Amish informants.] Table: "Old Order Amish church districts and population by decade "; 6 columns: Year; Total number of districts; Estimated population; [Districts in vicinity of] Lancaster County; Holmes County; Elkhart County.
unmarried couples living together Indiana: Indianapolis - 5.00% - - 1990 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 365. Table. "1990 Census... unmarried couples living together in the largest 20 cities follows. "
Aluk To Dolo Indonesia - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 300. "Hinduism (3% of the population) in Indonesia means almost exclusively the religion of Bali, which is not a direct transplant of Indian religion but rather a synthesis of indigenous and Indian elements. In addition, some ethnic groups have succeeded in legitimizing their own animist religions by having them reclassified as 'Hinduism,' e.g., the Aluk To Dolo of the Sa'dan Toraja, and the Kaharingan of the Dayak. "
Ambonese Indonesia 800,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 31, 33. "Ambonese: Location: Indonesia; Population: 800,000; Religion: Christianity; Islam "; "The Ambonese divide almost evenly into Christians (51%) and Muslims (49%)... Indigenous beliefs focusing on ancestral spirits remain strong, though they coexist more harmoniously with Islam than with Protestantism... Coexisting with Muslim and Christian religious authorities, the mauweng mediates between humans and ancestral spirits... This folk religious specialist also heals the sick... " [NOTE: This statistic (800,000) is a count of tribal/cultural affiliation, NOT necessarily how many practice Ambonese traditional religion.]
Angkola and Mandailing Indonesia 650,000 - - - 1990 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 101. "Batak: Location: Indonesia (North Sumatra); Population: 3 to 6 million "; "According to the 1990 census, speakers of the... [three] Batak languages... numbered over 3.1 million... Assuming the percentages given in the 1930 colonial census are still accurate, one can break the total down as follows: 1.65 million Toba, living around Lake Toba, on Samosir Island, & in the highlands to the south; 500,000 Karo to the northwest of the lake; 200,000 Simalungun, east of the lake; 100,000 Dairi, west of the lake; & 650,000 Angkola and Mandailing between the Toba & the Minangkabau. " [NOTE: These are tribal/cultural (NOT religious) stats.]
Asmat Indonesia 65,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 52. "Asmat: Location: Indonesian province of Irian Jaya on the island of New Guinea; Population: Approximately 65,000; Religion: Christianity; Asmat religion based on spirit worship "; "The Asmat are a Melanesian, or Papuan, people... "; "Prior to the introduction of Christianity into the territory, the Asmat religion was based on a belief in spirits which inhabited things in the natural world... "; [NOTE: This is a measure of cultural/ethnic affiliation, NOT how many practice traditional Asmat religion.]
Bajau Indonesia 15,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 76-77. "Bajau: Alternate Names: Badjao, 'Sea Gypsies'; Location: Indonesia (Sulu Archipelago); Population: 12,000 (1970s estimate for Sulu); 10-15,000 (estimate for Indonesia); Language: Samal; Religion: Islam; indigenous beliefs "
Balinese Hinduism Indonesia - - - - 1500 C.E. Welty, Paul Thomas. The Asians: Their Heritage and Their Destiny (Revised Edition). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1966), pg. 296. "Indians carried Hinduism and Buddhism to Indonesia... There they found an indigenous body of beliefs and practices which substantially stemmed from animism. It was around the first century A.D. that Hinduism and Buddhism began to become known to Indonesia... These two religions mingled with the original animism... the resulting religious pattern was a combination of Hinduism, Buddhism, and animism plus some other customary beliefs and practices. This fusion... endured until Islam became the dominant religion of Indonesia around the beginning of the sixteenth century. "
Balinese Hinduism Indonesia 3,000,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 80-81. "Balinese: Location: Indonesia; Population: 3 million; Language: Balinese; Religion: Native version of Hinduism "
Banjarese Indonesia 2,755,000 - - - 1990 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 97-98. "Banjarese: Location: Indonesia (Borneo); Population: Over 2,755,000; Religion: Islam "; Pg. 98: "Being Banjarese by definition includes professing Islam "; [NOTE: This statistic is of cultural/ethnic affiliation, NOT a distinct religion.]
Baptist World Alliance Indonesia 120,939 0.06% 463
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.]
Batak Indonesia 6,000,000 - - - 1990 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 101. "Batak: Location: Indonesia (North Sumatra); Population: 3 to 6 million; Religion: Christianity (Protestant, Toba church [Huria Kristen Batak Protestant], Catholic; Pebegu (indigenous animist religion); Islam "; "The name 'Batak' (which also applies to a totally different ethnic group on the Philippine Island of Palawan)... The Batak descend from the earliest Austronesians to have settled on Sumatra... According to the 1990 census, speakers of the Batak language (actually, of the three Batak languages) numbered over 3.1 million (other sources put the Batak population as high as 6 million). " [NOTE: This statistic is of an ethnic/cultural group, NOT a distinct religion.]
Buddhism Indonesia - - - - 650 C.E. Fischer-Schreiber, Ingrid, et al. The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy & Religion: Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen. Shambhala: Boston (English: pub. 1994; orig. German: 1986), pg. 53. "In the 7th century Sumatra and Java were already important study centers for Buddhism... The dominant current was Mahayana; in addition, however, there were also Hinayana communities, which probably belonged to the Sarvastida school... "
Buddhism Indonesia - 2.00% - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, by P. J. Johnstone STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Buddhists 2% - mostly Chinese.
Buddhism Indonesia 1,956,840 1.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 195,683,531 [total pop.] (1992). Most (87 percent) observe Islam; 6 percent Protestant, 3 percent Roman Catholic, 2 percent Hindu, 1 percent Buddhist, 1 percent other.
Buddhism Indonesia 2,040,000 - - - 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.
Buddhism Indonesia 2,097,742 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 87%, Protestant 6%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 2%, Buddhist 1%, other 1% (1985); Total Population: 209,774,138 (1997 est.).
Buddhism Indonesia 1,950,000 1.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 297, 300. "Location: Indonesia; Population: 195 million; Religion: Islam (87%); Protestantism (6%); Catholicism (3%); Hinduism (3%); Buddhism (1%) "; Pg. 300: "Buddhism (no more than 1% of the population) claims mostly Chinese adherents, whose traditional practices combine Mahayana Buddhism with Taoism and Confucianism. "
Buddhism Indonesia - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Indonesia - 2.30% - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, by P. J. Johnstone STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Roman Catholics 2.3%, majority on Flores
Catholic Indonesia - 3.00% - - 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 Indonesia 5,870,520 3.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 195,683,531 [total pop.] (1992). Most (87 percent) observe Islam; 6 percent Protestant, 3 percent Roman Catholic, 2 percent Hindu, 1 percent Buddhist, 1 percent other.
Catholic Indonesia 5,380,000 2.70% 991
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 Indonesia 7,100,000 - - - 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.


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