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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Native Americans Montana 47,679 6.00% - - 1990 Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993), pg. 18-19. Table: "Indian population in each of the 50 states... "; From 1990 U.S. Census: figures include "Indian & Alaska Native Population [both Aleut and Eskimo].
Neo-Paganism Montana 600 - - - 1992 Berger, Helen A. A Community of Witches: Contemporary Neo-Paganism and Witchcraft in the United States. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press (1999), pg. 9-10. Table: "Distribution of Neo-Pagans Participating in Neo-Pagan Census in U.S. "; Cols: State; Number [of Census participants]; % [of particpants]; Pg. xvi: "[Received] more than 2,000 responses... survey was distributed through Wiccan & Neo-Pagan organizations..., published in journals,.. Internet [&] at festivals. [unable] to guarantee that the survey was randomly distributed. "; Pg. 10: "...actual % by state are at best an approximation. "; Raw number presented here based on state % from this table, as a portion of estimated 200,000 [1992] U.S. total (pg. 9).; Montana %: 0.3
New Kadampa Tradition Montana - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Directory of NKT Centers for Asia, Australasia and America " (viewed 23 Jan. 1999). counted listings on directory.
Nonreligious Montana - 10.20% - - 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.
North American Baptist Conference Montana 436 0.05% 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': 343. [Listed as 'North American Baptist Conference.']
Old Order Amish Church Montana - - - - 1974 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 280. Table: "The Old Order Amish, Number of Church Districts, 1974 and 1991 "; NOTE: In older, established Amish communities, each church district 125-174 people (adults & children). Newer, smaller settlements often fewer than 100 people.
Old Order Amish Church Montana 60 - 1
unit
- 1979 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 100. [Original sources: The New American Almanac, 1979 (Baltic, Ohio); Amish directories; and correspondence with Amish informants.] Table 2: "Location and characteristics of the Old Order Amish by state and province "; Columns: Location; Estimated population; Number of districts [i.e., congregation]; Number of settlements. "Estimates are based on mean district size within each settlement. "
Old Order Amish Church Montana 150 0.02% 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 'Old Order Amish Church.']
Old Order Amish Church Montana - - 1
unit
- 1991 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 280. Table: "The Old Order Amish, Number of Church Districts, 1974 and 1991 "; NOTE: In older, established Amish communities, each church district 125-174 people (adults & children). Newer, smaller settlements often fewer than 100 people.
Open Bible Standard Churches Montana - - 5
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc..']
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Montana - 0.00% - - 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 Montana - 1.60% - - 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 Montana 735 0.09% 10
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': 316. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Church of God.']
Pentecostal Holiness Church Montana 54 0.01% 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': 43. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Holiness Church, Inc..']
Plymouth Brethren Montana 290 0.04% 6
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: 155. [Listed as 'Christian (Plymouth) Brethren.']
Presbyterian Montana - 2.40% - - 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.) Montana 11,455 1.43% 54
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': 8,885. [Listed as 'Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).']
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Montana 8,379 0.96% 54
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.) Montana 8,149 0.93% 54
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 "
Protestant - no denomination supplied Montana - 8.80% - - 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 Montana 77 0.01% 7
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': 41. [Listed as 'Friends.']
Reformed Church in America Montana 120 0.02% 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': 58. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Salvation Army Montana - - 1
unit
- 1888 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980), pg. 24. "By July [1887] Seattle had a corps, in August Boise, Idaho, in July 1888, Helena, Montana, and in September, 1889, Reno fell to a Blood-and-Fire squadron. By 1890 there were forty-two corps in the West, and 'several hundred soldiers.' "
Salvation Army Montana 551 0.07% 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': 505. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Seventh-day Adventist Montana 4,140 0.52% 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': 3,246. [Listed as 'Seventh-Day Adventists.']
Seventh-day Adventist Montana - 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.
Skinheads Montana - - 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 Montana 11,776 1.47% 77
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': 9,138.
Theosophical Society Montana - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "Theosophical Society " official organization directory
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Montana 218 0.03% 6
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': 190. [Listed as 'Unitarian Universalist Association.']
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Montana - 0.30% - - 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 Church of Christ Montana 7,915 0.99% 38
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': 6,154. [Listed as 'United Church of Christ.']
United Church of God Montana - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site Counted the churches in their listing.
United Methodist Church Montana 19,461 2.44% 95
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': 15,186. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
Unity Church Montana - - 6
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.
Urantia Book Readers, Fellowship of Montana - - 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) directory: "1996-1997 International Study Group Directory for readers of The Urantia Book "
Wesleyan Church Montana 1,099 0.14% 13
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': 325. [Listed as 'The Wesleyan Church.']
white supremacist groups Montana - - 2
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.
white supremacist groups - other Montana - - 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 "; 'Other' (Not Klan, Skinhead or Nazi)
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Montana 1,067 0.13% 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': 775. [Listed as 'Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.']
Catholic Montserrat 1,000 8.33% 1
unit
- 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 Montserrat - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 12,800. Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Christian denominations
Jehovah's Witnesses Montserrat 30 0.24% 1
unit
- 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 Montserrat 23 0.57% 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 85.
Jehovah's Witnesses Montserrat 14 0.35% 1
unit
- 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 Montserrat 111 - 1
unit
- 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 Montserrat 85 2.12% 1
unit
- 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 Montserrat - - - - 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. [No value was in the Memorial attendance column for Montserrat for 1998 statistics, although there were 14 peak witnesses. There was no explanation why this was the case.]
Seventh-day Adventist Montserrat - 8.33% - - 1993 *LINK* web site: "Adventist Images "; web page: "Membership Density " (viewed 25 June 1999); "Copyright 1996 - Pacific Union Conference of Seventh Day Adventists " "Adventist Believers - High and Low Density "; Table: "Ratio of church membership to country population "; Ratio: 1:12
Moravian Church Moravia - - 90
units
- 1550 C.E. Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990), pg. 168. "By the middle of the sixteenth century there were about 60 congregations in Bohemia, between 80 and 90 in Moravia, and, somewhat later, 40 in Poland. The numbers remained virtually the same until the outbreak of the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). Fierce persecution under the Hapsburgs at that time almost exterminated the church, but it survived. "
Catholic Morocco 24,000 0.08% 46
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 Morocco 400 - - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 10/1/95 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) There are only 400 known believers in all of Morocco, a nation of over 29,000,000.
Christianity Morocco 69,000 0.24% - - 1996 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 300, 302. "Location: Morocco; Population:28,913,000 (1996 estimate) "; Pg. 302: "...about 69,000 are Christian (mainly Roman Catholic), and a minority of 6,000 to 6,000 are Jewish. "
Christianity Morocco 334,306 1.10% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 30,391,423. Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%
Islam Morocco 18,300,000 99.00% - - 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 Morocco 24,000,000 99.00% - - 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 Morocco - 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% "; mostly Sunni
Islam Morocco 26,660,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; Muslim is mostly Sunni
Islam Morocco 28,623,870 99.00% - - 1996 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 300, 302. "Location: Morocco; Population:28,913,000 (1996 estimate) "; Pg. 302: "The overwhelming majority (99%) of Moroccans are Muslim... Islam is the state religion, and although many Moroccans do not outwardly practice all the pillars of Islam, most profess a belief in the religion. "
Islam Morocco 26,900,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997), pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Muslim Populations in the World "; (Rank: 10)
Islam Morocco 29,996,334 98.70% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 30,391,423. Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%
Islam Morocco 33,542,780 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998), pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Muslim Populations in the World "; Rank: #10
Islam Morocco - 98.70% - - 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 Morocco 35,748,000 99.60% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Morocco 91 0.00% 2
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 - Memorial attendance Morocco 186 - 2
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 "
Judaism Morocco 203,000 - - - 1950 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 212. "...the majority of the 203,000 Jews in Morocco (including most of the picturesque Berber-Jews) left that country when Israel was established and anti-Jewish feeling swept the Arab world. "
Judaism Morocco 20,000 - - - 1976 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 9/26/90 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) By 1961 only 130,000 Jews remained, and by the mid-70s less than 20,000. In 1976, King Hassan appealed publicly for the Jews to return from Israel, but very few responded
Judaism Morocco 20,000 - - - 1990 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 212. "...Morocco... country's remaining 20,000 Jews, most of whom live in Casablanca, enjoy equality and prosperity. "
Judaism Morocco 7,000 0.02% - - 1996 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 300, 302. "Location: Morocco; Population:28,913,000 (1996 estimate) "; Pg. 302: "...about 69,000 are Christian (mainly Roman Catholic), and a minority of 6,000 to 6,000 are Jewish. "
Judaism Morocco 60,783 0.20% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 30,391,423. Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%
Judaism Morocco 7,500 - - - 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. "
other Morocco 80,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Muslim
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Morocco - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) Counted listings in directory of parishes.
unknown Morocco - 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% "; Listed as "Unspecified "


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