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Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Massachusetts: Boston - - - - 1995 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 30. "The Unitarian Universalist Association is not specifically Christian and also ordains lesbians and gay clergy. One of the denomination's largest churches, Arlington Street Unitarian Church in Boston, is led by out lesbian Rev. Kim Crawford. "
unmarried couples living together Massachusetts: Boston - 16.20% - - 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. "
Catholic Massachusetts: Brookline 9,975 - 3
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as "Roman Catholic Church. "
Episcopal Church Massachusetts: Brookline 2,745 - 3
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as "Protestant Episcopal Church. "
Judaism Massachusetts: Brookline 7,500 - 4
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders.; Listed in table as "Jewish Congregations "
Methodist Massachusetts: Brookline 810 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Under category "Methodist bodies " only one church listed: "Methodist Episcopal Church "
Methodist Episcopal Church Massachusetts: Brookline 810 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Under category "Methodist bodies " only one church listed: "Methodist Episcopal Church "
Presbyterian Massachusetts: Brookline 448 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Under category "Presbyterian bodies " only one church listed: "Presbyterian Church in the United States of America "
Presbyterian Church in the United States of America Massachusetts: Brookline 448 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Under category "Presbyterian bodies " only one church listed: "Presbyterian Church in the United States of America "
Unitarian Massachusetts: Brookline 522 - 2
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as "Unitarians ".
Universalist Massachusetts: Brookline 295 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as "Universalist Church ".
homosexual - lesbian Massachusetts: Northampton 3,000 10.00% - - 1995 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 338. "Often absent from these gay neighborhoods, however, are large numbers of lesbians... Of courrse, there are exceptions, even to boystowns. Take Northampton, Massachusetts. Dubbed 'Lesbianville, U.S.A.' by Newsweek magazine, Northampton falls under many lesbian's definitino of an oasis because of its active and visible lesbian population, which is estimated at 3,000 in a town of 30,000. And that number has increased after the run on the town caused by a huge media stir in 1992, when Northampton was the subject of a segment on ABC's newsmagazine 20/20... Many others heard about Northampton and dropped everything to live in a town where lesbians are accepted. The twon newspaper prints announcements of lesbian commitment ceremonies alongside those of heterosexual marriages. It is not uncommon to see women holding hands as they walk down Main Street. "
Shakers Massachusetts: Tyringham 17 - - - 1874 Williams, Jean Kinney. The Shakers. Danbury, Connecticut: Franklin Watts (1997), pg. 84. "Charles Nordhoff had counted only seventeen residents at Tyringham [Massachusetts] in 1874. "
Catholic Mauritania 5,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Operation World 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Muslims 99%. Roman Catholics 5,000 (all expatriates - mostly French). Protestants - approx. 20 (all European and African expatriates)
Catholic Mauritania 4,000 0.20% 6
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.
Islam Mauritania 1,400,000 96.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984], pg. 164-165. [Original src: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978).] Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Mauritania - 99.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Operation World 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Muslims 99%. Roman Catholics 5,000 (all expatriates - mostly French). Protestants - approx. 20 (all European and African expatriates)
Islam Mauritania 2,000,000 100.00% - - 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 Independent Muslim countries pop. was around 784.5 Million. "; "...add (784.5M + 308M [minority Muslim countries]) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 896,080,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Mauritania 1,800,000 99.00% - - 1987 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 1.8 million [total pop.] (1987). Virtually entire population Sunni Muslims and adhere to Maliki rite.
Islam Mauritania - 99.00% - - 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% "
Islam Mauritania 2,411,317 100.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 100%; Total pop.: 2,411,317.
Islam Mauritania 2,200,000 100.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 294, 296. "Location: Mauritania; Population: 2.2 million; Religion: Islam (Sunni Muslim) "; Pg. 296: "All Mauritanians are Sunni Muslims and have adhered to Islam since the 9th century AD. Mauritania's Constitutional Charter of 1985 declared Islam to be the state religion. "
Islam Mauritania - 100.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Muslim Countries of the World "
Islam Mauritania 2,262,200 99.20% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Mauritania 2 0.00% - - 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 - Memorial attendance Mauritania 2 - - - 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 "
Maliki Mauritania 1,800,000 99.00% - - 1987 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 1.8 million [total pop.] (1987). Virtually entire population Sunni Muslims and adhere to Maliki rite.
other Mauritania 10,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni Muslim
Protestant Mauritania 20 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Operation World 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Muslims 99%. Roman Catholics 5,000 (all expatriates - mostly French). Protestants - approx. 20 (all European and African expatriates)
Qadiriya Mauritania - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 296. "In Mauritania, as in much of West Africa, Islamic Sufi brotherhoods, known as tariqas, gained importance around the 13th century... The major ones are the Qadiriyya and Tijaniyya orders. The Qadiriyya brotherhood stresses Islamic learning, humility, generosity, and respect for one's neighbors. "
Sarakole Mauritania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Sufism Mauritania - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 296. "In Mauritania, as in much of West Africa, Islamic Sufi brotherhoods, known as tariqas, gained importance around the 13th century... The brotherhoods transcended ethnic and tribal lines, thus helping to develop a broad national identity beyond that of separate clans and ethnic groups. Mauritania has two major and some minor brotherhoods. The major ones are the Qadiriyya and Tijaniyya orders. "
Sunni Mauritania 1,800,000 99.00% - - 1987 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 1.8 million [total pop.] (1987). Virtually entire population Sunni Muslims and adhere to Maliki rite.
Sunni Mauritania 2,320,000 - - - 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.
Sunni Mauritania 2,200,000 100.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 294, 296. "Location: Mauritania; Population: 2.2 million; Religion: Islam (Sunni Muslim) "; Pg. 296: "All Mauritanians are Sunni Muslims and have adhered to Islam since the 9th century AD. Mauritania's Constitutional Charter of 1985 declared Islam to be the state religion. "
Tijaniyya Mauritania - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 296. "In Mauritania, as in much of West Africa, Islamic Sufi brotherhoods, known as tariqas, gained importance around the 13th century... The major ones are the Qadiriyya and Tijaniyya orders... The Tijaniyya brotherhood places less stress on learning. It is a missionary order that denounces theft, lying, cheating, and killing, and emphasizes continual reflection on God. "
Tukulor Mauritania - - - - 1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Africa Evangelical Fellowship Mauritius - - 6
units
- 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Mauritius is a predominantly Hindu country, with evangelical Christians accounting for less than three percent of the population. Africa Evangelical Fellowship was invited to the island in 1969 and has planted churches in Rose-belle, Rose Hill, Flacq, Vacoas, Petit Paquet, and Blue Bay (an English-speaking church, mainly for expatriates), which are registered individually with the government. They are known as the Mauritian Evangelical Churches (MEC). "
Buddhism Mauritius 18,860 2.00% - - 1981 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Report prepared by Barbara Brown, Institute of Tribal Studies, USCWM.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 943,000. Hindus 49%, 462,070; Buddhists 2%, 18,860; Muslims 16%, 150,880; RC-Christians 32%, 301,760; Protestants 1%, 9,430 (Evangelical 0.05% = 471)
Catholic Mauritius 301,760 32.00% - - 1981 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Report prepared by Barbara Brown, Institute of Tribal Studies, USCWM.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 943,000. Hindus 49%, 462,070; Buddhists 2%, 18,860; Muslims 16%, 150,880; RC-Christians 32%, 301,760; Protestants 1%, 9,430 (Evangelical 0.05% = 471)
Catholic Mauritius - 26.00% - - 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 Mauritius 298,755 27.00% - - 1993 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1,106,516 [total pop.] (1993). Hindu (49 percent), Christian (27 percent Roman Catholic, 0.5 percent Protestant), Muslim (16 percent, of which 95 percent Sunni), and other (7.5 percent).
Catholic Mauritius 285,000 26.10% 49
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 Mauritius 310,000 - - - 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 Mauritius 300,111 26.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Hindu 52%, Christian 28.3% (Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 2.3%), Muslim 16.6%, other 3.1%; Total pop.: 1,154,272.
Christianity Mauritius 304,288 27.50% - - 1993 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1,106,516 [total pop.] (1993). Hindu (49 percent), Christian (27 percent Roman Catholic, 0.5 percent Protestant), Muslim (16 percent, of which 95 percent Sunni), and other (7.5 percent).
Christianity Mauritius 326,659 28.30% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Hindu 52%, Christian 28.3% (Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 2.3%), Muslim 16.6%, other 3.1%; Total pop.: 1,154,272.
Christianity Mauritius 312,000 26.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 162. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mauritius 200 - 1
unit
- 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 Mauritius 235 - - - 1997 "LDS in Africa: Growing Membership Sees American Church with Unique Vision, " Salt Lake Tribune, 4 April 1998. Reprinted in Sunstone (June 1998, pg. 71). Map: Membership totals as of December 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mauritius 200 0.02% 1
unit
- 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.
Churches of Christ Mauritius 25 0.00% 1
unit
- 1995 *LINK* official organization web site table: "STATUS OF CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA--1995 " (Campbellite)
Evangelical Mauritius 471 0.05% - - 1981 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Report prepared by Barbara Brown, Institute of Tribal Studies, USCWM.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 943,000. Hindus 49%, 462,070; Buddhists 2%, 18,860; Muslims 16%, 150,880; RC-Christians 32%, 301,760; Protestants 1%, 9,430 (Evangelical 0.05% = 471)
Evangelical Mauritius - 3.00% - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Mauritius is a predominantly Hindu country, with evangelical Christians accounting for less than three percent of the population. "
Hinduism Mauritius 462,070 49.00% - - 1981 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Report prepared by Barbara Brown, Institute of Tribal Studies, USCWM.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 943,000. Hindus 49%, 462,070; Buddhists 2%, 18,860; Muslims 16%, 150,880; RC-Christians 32%, 301,760; Protestants 1%, 9,430 (Evangelical 0.05% = 471)
Hinduism Mauritius - 50.00% - - 1986 Halverson, Dean C. (ed.) The Compact Guide to World Religions; Colorado Springs, Colorado: International Students Inc. (1996). [Publisher is an Evangelical missionary organization.] [Orig. source: Johnstone, Patrick. "Operation World " (1986)] Pg. 87. "Hindus also comprise a significant portion of the population in seven other countries: Bangladesh (11%), Bhutan (25%), Fiji (41%), Mauritius (50%), Nepal (89%), Sri Lanka (15%), Surinam (27%), and Trinidad (25%). "
Hinduism Mauritius - 53.00% - - 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% "
Hinduism Mauritius - 50.00% - - 1993 *LINK* "Global Dharma: 'View Points' Puts the Fstop On Art and Culture in Mauritius " in Hinduism Today International (Oct., 1993, Volume 15, Number 10) The Indian Ocean island is 50% Hindu in population, and just became a republic last year.
Hinduism Mauritius 542,185 49.00% - - 1993 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1,106,516 [total pop.] (1993). Hindu (49 percent), Christian (27 percent Roman Catholic, 0.5 percent Protestant), Muslim (16 percent, of which 95 percent Sunni), and other (7.5 percent).
Hinduism Mauritius 500,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993). Pg 24-25. map
Hinduism Mauritius 580,000 - - - 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.
Hinduism Mauritius 570,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997), pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Hindu Populations in the World "; (Rank: 8)
Hinduism Mauritius 600,221 52.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Hindu 52%, Christian 28.3% (Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 2.3%), Muslim 16.6%, other 3.1%; Total pop.: 1,154,272.
Hinduism Mauritius 648,000 54.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 162. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Hinduism Mauritius 587,884 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998), pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Hindu Populations in the World "; Rank: #10
Islam Mauritius 200,000 17.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984], pg. 164-165. [Original src: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978).] Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Mauritius 150,880 16.00% - - 1981 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Report prepared by Barbara Brown, Institute of Tribal Studies, USCWM.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 943,000. Hindus 49%, 462,070; Buddhists 2%, 18,860; Muslims 16%, 150,880; RC-Christians 32%, 301,760; Protestants 1%, 9,430 (Evangelical 0.05% = 471)
Islam Mauritius 140,000 19.50% - - 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 Mauritius - 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% "
Islam Mauritius 177,040 16.00% - - 1993 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1,106,516 [total pop.] (1993). Hindu (49 percent), Christian (27 percent Roman Catholic, 0.5 percent Protestant), Muslim (16 percent, of which 95 percent Sunni), and other (7.5 percent).
Islam Mauritius 190,000 - - - 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.
Islam Mauritius 191,609 16.60% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Hindu 52%, Christian 28.3% (Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 2.3%), Muslim 16.6%, other 3.1%; Total pop.: 1,154,272.
Islam Mauritius 180,000 15.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 162. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Mauritius 213,700 17.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Mauritius 600 0.06% 10
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


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