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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Baptist Myanmar - - 215,415
units
- 1955 Armstrong, O.K. & Marjorie Armstrong. The Baptists in America. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1979) [revised 2nd edition; originally published in 1967 under the title The Indomitable Baptists], pg. 385. "...1955 when the number of Baptist church members, not including children, reached 197,000, and the Burma Christian Council reported a grand total of Protestants as 215,415. "
Baptist Myanmar 500,000 1.79% - - 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. 181. "In Burma... Of about 1 million Christians in a population of 28 million, a little over half are Baptists and a little over a quarter are Roman Catholics. Most are members of tribal rather than Burmese ethnic groups. "
Baptist Myanmar 1,404,658 3.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist beliefs 1%, other 2%; Total population: 46,821,943.
Baptist World Alliance Myanmar 555,063 1.25% 3,640
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.]
Buddhism Myanmar - - - - 450 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. 50-51. "After the 5th century, there is evidence of a flourishing Buddhist life in Burma. Activity of the Theravada and that of another school (probably the Sarvastivada)... can be documented. In the 7th century both Hinayana and Mahayana (especially in the north) coexisted. "
Buddhism Myanmar 12,348,037 - - - 1931 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 368. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] Table: "The latest census gives the following enumeration of the adherents... " [1921 and 1931 figures.] Figure of 12,786,806 given, of which "12,348,037 in Burma. " Burma was then a territory, but "hardly India proper. "
Buddhism Myanmar - 85.00% - - 1986 Fischer-Schreiber, Ingrid, et al. The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy & Religion: Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen. Shambhala: Boston (English: pub. 1994; orig. German: 1986), pg. 51. "Today about 85 percent of the population of Burma is Buddhist. Buddhism is the official religion of the country. "
Buddhism Myanmar 34,000,000 85.00% - - 1990 Noss., David S. & John B. Noss. A History of the World's Religions. Macmillian (1990). pg. 227-228. "Burma's recent population is etimated to be nearly forty million, approximately 85% Buddhist. About 5% could be described as animist, 4% Hindu, 4% Muslim and 2% Christian... The Burmese of today are profoundly Theravadin... "
Buddhism Myanmar - 89.00% - - 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% "
Buddhism Myanmar 38,760,000 85.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 45.6 million... Main religions: Buddhism (85%), Christianity (5%), Islam (4%), Animist (3%)... "
Buddhism Myanmar 40,630,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 4/1/95 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "PRAY FOR (A STRONG CHURCH AMONG) THE 40,630,000 BUDDHISTS IN BURMA "
Buddhism Myanmar 40,629,448 87.80% - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: April, 1995 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 46,275,000. Buddhist 87.8 percent. Muslim 3.8 percent... Animist 1.1 percent. Hindu 0.5 percent. Christian 6.5 percent.
Buddhism Myanmar 40,960,000 - - - 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 Myanmar 41,610,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997), pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Buddhist Populations in the World "; (Rank: 5)
Buddhism Myanmar - 85.00% - - 1997 Breuilly, Elizabeth, et al. Religions of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions & Festivals. Facts on File Inc.: New York, NY (1997). Pg. 10-11. "There are over 3 million Buddhists worldwide... More than 85% of the population of Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand is Buddhist, as is more than 70% of that in Cambodia, Laos, and Japan. " NOTE: The 3 million figure is obviously a typographical error.
Buddhism Myanmar 41,671,528 89.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist beliefs 1%, other 2%; Total population: 46,821,943.
Buddhism Myanmar 44,354,408 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998), pg. 76. Table: "Top 10 Largest Buddhist Populations in the World "; Rank: #3
Buddhism Myanmar - 88.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Myanmar 100,000 - - - 1977 Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977), pg. 342. "There are also communities of at least 100,000 Catholics in Pakistan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Ceylon, Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand. "
Catholic Myanmar 250,000 0.89% - - 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. 181. "In Burma... Of about 1 million Christians in a population of 28 million, a little over half are Baptists and a little over a quarter are Roman Catholics. Most are members of tribal rather than Burmese ethnic groups. "
Catholic Myanmar 538,000 1.10% 252
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 Myanmar 468,219 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist beliefs 1%, other 2%; Total population: 46,821,943.
Catholic Myanmar - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Chakmas Myanmar 20,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 150-151. "...Burma (Myanmar) which has 20,000 Chakmas. " [NOTE: This is a tribal/ethnic group, not a distinct religion.]
Chin Myanmar - - - - 1997 Leibo, Steven A. East, Southeast Asia, and the Western Pacific 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 91. "Population: 45 million... Ethnic Background:... Chin and Kachin (5%) in the western mountain and extreme north... "
Chin Myanmar 1,200,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 163-164. "The Chin people as a whole number about two million. In Myanmar (Burma), 400,000 live in the Chin state and about 800,000 Chin are scattered in other parts of Burma... " [NOTE: This statistic is of cultural/ethnic affiliation, NOT a count of current practitioners of traditional Chin religion, as almost all Chin today are Christian.]
Christianity Myanmar 1,000,000 3.57% - - 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. 181. "In Burma, where evangelization had been a mark of the Christian church, just as isolation had been since 1945, a mark of Burmese national policy, Christian Kachin tribesmen are severely persecuted, and much of the tribal evangelism curtailed or severely limited by military edict. Yet individual Christians are prominent in local, regional, and national government, and the churches have been reporting growth of 3 percent or more each year. Of about 1 million Christians in a population of 28 million, a little over half are Baptists and a little over a quarter are Roman Catholics. Most are members of tribal rather than Burmese ethnic groups. "
Christianity Myanmar 800,000 2.00% - - 1990 Noss., David S. & John B. Noss. A History of the World's Religions. Macmillian (1990). pg. 227-228. "Burma's recent population is etimated to be nearly forty million, approximately 85% Buddhist. About 5% could be described as animist, 4% Hindu, 4% Muslim and 2% Christian... The Burmese of today are profoundly Theravadin... "
Christianity Myanmar 2,280,000 5.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 45.6 million... Main religions: Buddhism (85%), Christianity (5%), Islam (4%), Animist (3%)... "
Christianity Myanmar 3,007,875 6.50% - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: April, 1995 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 46,275,000. Buddhist 87.8 percent. Muslim 3.8 percent... Animist 1.1 percent. Hindu 0.5 percent. Christian 6.5 percent.
Christianity Myanmar 2,250,000 - - - 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.
Christianity Myanmar 1,872,878 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist beliefs 1%, other 2%; Total population: 46,821,943.
Christianity Myanmar - 7.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Info Burma "; web page: "A Prayer for Burma: Christians Concerned About Burma " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) "Some estimates place the percentage of Christians at over 7%, most concentrated among the ethnic minorities "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Myanmar - - 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 the Nazarene Myanmar 986 - 13
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 5 Jan. 1998; total population: 46,275,000
Council for World Mission Myanmar 29,500 0.06% 230
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM)... Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 45.6 million... Members/Congregations: 29,500/230. " [PCM is the only Council for World Missions church in Myanmar]
God's Army Myanmar 200 - - - 2000 AP. "Thai forces raid hospital, kill 9 rebels " in Dallas Morning News, 25 Jan. 2000, pg. 6A. "The rebels were said to be members of a shadowy, ethnic minority Karen rebel group called God's Army, a breakaway faction of a larger Karen guerrilla force. God's Army is led by two 12-year-old twins, Johnny and Luther Htoo, whose 200-odd followers believe that the boys possess mystical powers... God's Army is one of dozens of ethnic insurgent bands that have been fighting the central government in Myanmar for half a century. "
Hinduism Myanmar - - - - 1150 C.E. 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. 321. "The eleventh and twelfth centuries saw the climax of Indianized civilizations with Angkor in Cambodia, Champa in southern Vietnam, Pagan in Burma, and Majapahit in Java. "
Hinduism Myanmar - 3.00% - - 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. 324. "...overseas Indians remain as an element in the ethnic mosaic of the region, and particularly in Burma where the constitute 2 to 3 percent of the population... "
Hinduism Myanmar 1,600,000 4.00% - - 1990 Noss., David S. & John B. Noss. A History of the World's Religions. Macmillian (1990). pg. 227-228. "Burma's recent population is etimated to be nearly forty million, approximately 85% Buddhist. About 5% could be described as animist, 4% Hindu, 4% Muslim and 2% Christian... The Burmese of today are profoundly Theravadin... "
Hinduism Myanmar - 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% "
Hinduism Myanmar 325,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993). Pg 24-25. map
Hinduism Myanmar 231,375 0.50% - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: April, 1995 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 46,275,000. Buddhist 87.8 percent. Muslim 3.8 percent... Animist 1.1 percent. Hindu 0.5 percent. Christian 6.5 percent.
Hinduism Myanmar 230,000 - - - 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 Myanmar - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Myanmar 1,300,000 4.00% - - 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 Myanmar 3,000,000 10.00% - - 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 Myanmar 1,600,000 4.00% - - 1990 Noss., David S. & John B. Noss. A History of the World's Religions. Macmillian (1990). pg. 227-228. "Burma's recent population is etimated to be nearly forty million, approximately 85% Buddhist. About 5% could be described as animist, 4% Hindu, 4% Muslim and 2% Christian... The Burmese of today are profoundly Theravadin... "
Islam Myanmar - 4.00% - - 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 Myanmar 1,824,000 4.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 45.6 million... Main religions: Buddhism (85%), Christianity (5%), Islam (4%), Animist (3%)... "
Islam Myanmar 1,758,450 3.80% - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: April, 1995 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 46,275,000. Buddhist 87.8 percent. Muslim 3.8 percent... Animist 1.1 percent. Hindu 0.5 percent. Christian 6.5 percent.
Islam Myanmar 1,750,000 - - - 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 Myanmar 5,550,000 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam Myanmar 1,872,878 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist beliefs 1%, other 2%; Total population: 46,821,943.
Islam Myanmar - 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Myanmar 1,976,000 3.60% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Myanmar 1,214 0.00% 70
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 Myanmar 2,470 0.01% 99
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 6,325.
Jehovah's Witnesses Myanmar 2,573 0.01% 96
units
- 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; This adherent/member count is for "1998 Peak Witnesses "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Myanmar 3,334 - 70
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 Myanmar 6,325 0.01% 99
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 Myanmar 5,416 0.01% - - 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.
Karens Myanmar 3,150,000 7.00% - - 1997 Leibo, Steven A. East, Southeast Asia, and the Western Pacific 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 91. "Population: 45 million... Ethnic Background: Oriental Mongoloid mixtures, including Burman (72%) in the central valley area, Karen (7% - in the Pegu Yoma and Karen States)... "
Mons Myanmar 4,000,000 - - - 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 4 million people who consider themselves Mons. They live in the Mon State in the southeastern Burma. The land consists of hills and mountains as well as several small islands in the Andarman Lake. In 1947 the Mon People demanded their own state. The Burmese said no and that resulted in a civil war, which is still going on. At the present moment there exist a cease-fire but tens of thousands of Mons are still living in refugee camps near the Thai border. "
Myanmar Baptist Convention Myanmar 370,176 - 2,735
units
- 1978 Armstrong, O.K. & Marjorie Armstrong. The Baptists in America. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1979) [revised 2nd edition; originally published in 1967 under the title The Indomitable Baptists], pg. 153. "According the The American Baptist, in its May and June issues, 1978, the Burma Baptist Convention reported 340,176 baptized believers in 2,375 congregations. At the 107th general meeting of the Convention, 1977, the peak attendance was 15,000 registered delegates... "
Myanmar Baptist Convention Myanmar 500,000 - - - 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). "Overseas Baptists in partner conventions outnumber American Baptists, with 1,800,000.. [including] Myanmar Baptist Convention, with a reported 500,000 members "
Myanmar Baptist Convention Myanmar 555,063 - 3,640
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 "
other Myanmar 70,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, primal-indigenous, Hinduism
Presbyterian Church of Myanmar Myanmar 29,500 0.06% 230
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM)... Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 45.6 million... Members/Congregations: 29,500/230. "
primal-indigenous Myanmar 2,000,000 5.00% - - 1990 Noss., David S. & John B. Noss. A History of the World's Religions. Macmillian (1990). pg. 227-228. "Burma's recent population is etimated to be nearly forty million, approximately 85% Buddhist. About 5% could be described as animist, 4% Hindu, 4% Muslim and 2% Christian... The Burmese of today are profoundly Theravadin... "
primal-indigenous Myanmar 1,368,000 3.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 45.6 million... Main religions: Buddhism (85%), Christianity (5%), Islam (4%), Animist (3%)... "
primal-indigenous Myanmar 509,025 1.10% - - 1995 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: April, 1995 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 46,275,000. Buddhist 87.8 percent. Muslim 3.8 percent... Animist 1.1 percent. Hindu 0.5 percent. Christian 6.5 percent.
primal-indigenous Myanmar 530,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; listed as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Myanmar 468,219 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist beliefs 1%, other 2%; Total population: 46,821,943.
primal-indigenous Myanmar - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "


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