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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Norwegian Seaman's Church New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 155. "The seven in the U.S. are located in San Pedro [CA], San Francisco, Houston, New Orleans, Miami, Baltimore, and New York City. "
Occidental Orthodox Parishes, Association of New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1984 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 116. "Membership: In 1984 the Association had 5 parishes (New York City; Brooklyn, NY; Chicago; Dorchester, MA; and Fullerton, CA) and a monastery in Jacksonville, Florida. "
Oneida Community New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1870 Kephart, William M. & William W. Zellner. Extraordinary Groups: An Examination of Unconventional Life-Styles (5th Ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press (1994), pg. 63. "At one time or another, there were 7 branches, all under the leadership of John Humphrey Noyes. In addition to the main group at Oneida [Oneida Creek, NY], there were smaller branches at Willow Place, New York; Cambridge, Vermont; Newark, New Jersey; Wallingford, Connecticut; New York City; and Putney, Vermont... " [NOTE: These were not necessarily all open at one time.]
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) New York: New York City 58,400 0.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Orthodox Judaism - eastern European New York: New York City - - 300
units
- 1900 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990), pg. 112. "By 1900, however, 300 eastern European Orthodox synagogues were in existence in New York City alone, although many had only a handful of members. "
Pentecostal New York: New York City 167,900 2.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God)
prayer meeting movement New York: New York City 10,000 - - - 1855 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988), pg. 104. "...the prayer meeting movement which developed in New York City in the 1850s... By the end of six months it was estimated to have drawn more than 10,00 participants. Remaining genuinely interdenominational rather than forming new sects or churches, it was eventually credited with having added some 500,000 new members to the city's churches. "
Presbyterian New York: New York City 87,600 1.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Protestant New York: New York City 2,000,200 27.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Self-identification. Total NY pop: 7.3 million. Strictly defined Protestants. Does NOT include LDS (Mormons), Jehovah's Witnesses, Orthodox Christian (Eastern), Unitarians.
Protestant - other New York: New York City 496,400 6.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Self-identification. Total NY pop: 7.3 million. Includes Protestants NOT in: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, & Episcopalian.
Reconstructionist Judaism - affiliated New York: New York City 8,000 - - - 1993 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993), pg. 162. "Reconstructionist movement... The Federation of Reconstructionist Congregations and Havurot... In the New York area, where close to half of America's Jews live, some two thousand families are affiliated. "
Redeemed Assembly of Jesus Christ, Apostolic New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 268. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals. "In 1980 the Church had six congregations, one in Richmond, Virginia, one in New York City, and four in the Washington, D.C. area. "
Reformed - Dutch or French New York: New York City - 80.92% - - 1695 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973), pg. 215. "Even as late as 1695, 700 of New York City's 865 families were Dutch or French Reformed. "
Roma New York: New York City 5,000 - - - 1962 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 9). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 1195. "A more recent estimate, in 1962, placed nearly 5000 gypsies in New York, nearly 10,000 in Los Angeles -- cities where the gypsies tend to congregate during the winter. "
Salvation Army - German corps New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1893 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. 49. "A German corps was opened in Buffalo in 1893, and then a second in New York. "
Salvation Army - Swedish corps New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1887 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. 47. "The mission to Scandinavian immigrants began in a characteristically spontaneous way. In the winter of 1887 four Swedish laundresses... began holding services in their native language after the regular services were over... Ballington Booth appointed the sisters to command the new corps, Brooklyn No. 3, which opened on December 23, 1887. The work progressed with amazing rapidity; clearly The War Cry was right in boasting that the Swedes were 'a nationality peculiarly affected by our methods and doctrines.' "
Search for God New York: New York City - - 60
units
- 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982), pg. 45. "Today A.R.E. has more than 13,000 members (at $35 a year) but thousands more meet in weekly 'Search for God' group sessions across the country. In New York City alone there are sixty such groups, plus others that also study Cayce's readings though unaffiliated with the national group. "
Seicho-No-Ie New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) worldwide directory of "Truth of Life Centers ": [directory link] "Seicho-No-Ie New York, 247 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022 "
Sikhism New York: New York City 75,000 - - - 1999 New York Times News Service. "Sikhs mark 300th anniversary of faith's core concept " in Dallas Morning News (Monday, 5 April 1999), pg. 5A. "According to the American region of the World Sikh Council, there are about 7,500 Sikhs in the New York metropolitan area. "
Times Square Church New York: New York City 2,000 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in New York City, NY; pastor David Wilkerson.
True Grace Memorial House of Prayer New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 277. "In the 1970s there were eight congregations which could be found in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, Savannah, [Hollywood], Florida and in North Carolina. "
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist New York: New York City 29,200 0.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
United Wesleyan Methodist Church of America New York: New York City - - 4
units
- 1978 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 202. Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: British Methodism. "United Wesleyan Methodist Church of America... New York, NY [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1978 there were 4 congregatoins, all in New York City. "
Universal Church of the Kingdom of God New York: New York City 6,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Nascimento, Elma Lia. "Praise the Lord and pass the catch-up ", "news from Brazil, November 1995; dateline: Brazzil ". (viewed 30 July 1999, web site: RickRoss.com) "In a same Sunday in September the Igreja Universal assembled 50,000 people in Johannesburg, South Africa, for a session of exorcism and close to 6,000 in New York for a celebration called Domingo dos Milagres (Sunday of Miracles). "
Universal Church of the Kingdom of God New York: New York City 8,000 - 5
units
- 1995 *LINK* Nascimento, Elma Lia. "Praise the Lord and pass the catch-up ", "news from Brazil, November 1995; dateline: Brazzil ". (viewed 30 July 1999, web site: RickRoss.com) "Of Universal's nine US temples, five are in New York... known in the United States as the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God. For half an hour every day Edir Macedo presents a program on Telemundo, a Spanish-speaking cable TV network. It's estimated that the church has 8,000 members only in New York. In a Brooklyn neighborhood church, for example, most of the faithful are Hispanic, the same as in LA. "
unmarried couples living together New York: New York City - 8.90% - - 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. "
Judaism New York: New York City: Lower East Side 353,000 - - - 1916 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972), pg. 81. "Thus the Lower East Side of New York City, which held 353,000 Jews in 1916, held only 121,000 in 1930. "
Judaism New York: New York City: Lower East Side 121,000 - - - 1930 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972), pg. 81. "Thus the Lower East Side of New York City, which held 353,000 Jews in 1916, held only 121,000 in 1930. "
Judaism New York: New York City: Manhattan - 20.00% - - 1990 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 217. "...the majority live in the biggest cities: New York (where the population of Manhattan is estimated to be 20 per cent Jewish)... "
Sikhism New York: New York City: Manhattan 2 - - - 1960 New York Times News Service. "Sikhs mark 300th anniversary of faith's core concept " in Dallas Morning News (Monday, 5 April 1999), pg. 5A. "Dr. I. J. Singh, a professor of dentistry at New York University, marveled at the crowd. 'When I came to the U.S. in 1960, there were two Sikhs in Manhattan, and one was me,' he said. "
Judaism - attend synagogue New York: Rochester - - - - 1980 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993), pg. 49. "While there is ample evidence that synagogue attendance earlier in the century was quite low, it appears that in recent decades attendance at synagogue services is even lower. In Rochester, for example, 14% claimed to have attended services weekly in 1961, compared with 2% in 1980; attendance only on High Holy Days rose from 19% to 45%.
Judaism New York: White Plains 12,000 - - - 1963 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993), pg. 19. "With the assassination [of JFK, 1963] occurring on a Friday afternoon, stunned Jews flooded into their synagogues... An estimated 6,000 worshipers attended services at New York City's Temple Emanu-El; and in White Plains, N.Y., the same number of Jews attended synagogues, comprising half the Jewish community in that suburban city. "
Adventist New Zealand - 0.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Listed in table as "Adventist (not further defined) "; Seventh-Day Adventist (much bigger in numbers) are listed separately.
Adventist New Zealand 288 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Listed in table as "Adventist (not further defined) "; Seventh-Day Adventist (much bigger in numbers) are listed separately.
Aetherius Society New Zealand - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site directory of branches and groups
Anglican New Zealand 791,901 24.27% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Main Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Anglican New Zealand 735,079 21.40% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 573-574. "Location: New Zealand; Population: 3,434,950 "; Pg. 574: "The majority of New Zealanders are Christians. In 1991 most of the population belonged to one of four main churches: the Church of England, 21.4%... "
Anglican New Zealand 732,048 22.07% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Main Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Intro page: "We need to be reminded that census figures for Christianity do not mean that those people are necessarily Christian in terms of their church attendance, adherence to Christian moral standards, statements of belief "
Anglican New Zealand 790,000 - - - 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.
Anglican New Zealand 631,767 17.46% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Main Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Intro page: "We need to be reminded that census figures for Christianity do not mean that those people are necessarily Christian in terms of their church attendance, adherence to Christian moral standards, statements of belief "
Anglican New Zealand 860,946 24.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 3,587,275 (1997 est.). Anglican 24%, Presbyterian 18%, Roman Catholic 15%, Methodist 5%, Baptist 2%, other Protestant 3%, unspecified or none 33% (1986)
Apostolic Church New Zealand 4,290 0.13% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Pentecostal groups (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Apostolic Church New Zealand 6,804 0.20% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Pentecostal groups (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Apostolic Church New Zealand 8,922 0.25% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Pentecostal groups (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Assemblies of God New Zealand 14,922 0.46% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Pentecostal groups (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Assemblies of God New Zealand 17,226 0.51% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Pentecostal groups (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Assemblies of God New Zealand 17,532 0.48% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Pentecostal groups (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Associated Churches of Christ New Zealand 522 0.02% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Associated Churches of Christ New Zealand 531 0.02% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Associated Churches of Christ New Zealand 984 0.03% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Assyrian Orthodox New Zealand 174 0.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Orthodox Christian groups (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1996 NZ population: 3,616,633.
Bahai Faith New Zealand 2,079 0.06% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1986 NZ population: 3,263,228.
Bahai Faith New Zealand 2,865 0.08% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1991 NZ population: 3,373,853.
Bahai Faith New Zealand 3,104 - - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "News From Bree "; web page: "Millions of Members? " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); "Last Update on 29th November 1998 " "A Christian Web site has extracted the 'what religion' answers from New Zealand censuses... There were 41,169 Mormons [Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints], 19,530 Jehovah's Witnesses and 3,104 Baha'i "
Bahai Faith New Zealand 3,104 0.09% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1996 NZ population: 3,616,633.
Baptist New Zealand 68,016 2.08% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Main Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Intro page: "We need to be reminded that census figures for Christianity do not mean that those people are necessarily Christian in terms of their church attendance, adherance to Christian moral standards, statements of belief "
Baptist New Zealand 70,155 2.11% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Main Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Intro page: "We need to be reminded that census figures for Christianity do not mean that those people are necessarily Christian in terms of their church attendance, adherance to Christian moral standards, statements of belief "
Baptist New Zealand 80,000 - - - 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.
Baptist New Zealand 53,424 1.48% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Main Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Intro page: "We need to be reminded that census figures for Christianity do not mean that those people are necessarily Christian in terms of their church attendance, adherance to Christian moral standards, statements of belief "
Baptist New Zealand 71,746 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 3,587,275 (1997 est.). Anglican 24%, Presbyterian 18%, Roman Catholic 15%, Methodist 5%, Baptist 2%, other Protestant 3%, unspecified or none 33% (1986)
Baptist Union and Missionary Society of New Zealand New Zealand 22,770 - 253
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 "
Baptist World Alliance New Zealand 22,770 0.60% 253
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.]
Bible Baptist New Zealand - - - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Bible Baptist New Zealand - 0.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Bible Baptist New Zealand 192 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Brethren New Zealand 19,758 0.61% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Brethren New Zealand 20,337 0.60% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Brethren New Zealand 19,947 0.55% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Buddhism New Zealand 6,516 0.20% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1986 NZ population: 3,263,228.
Buddhism New Zealand 12,765 0.38% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1991 NZ population: 3,373,853.
Buddhism New Zealand 28,128 0.78% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1996 NZ population: 3,616,633.
Buddhism New Zealand - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic New Zealand 496,389 15.21% - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Main Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Intro page: "We need to be reminded that census figures for Christianity do not mean that those people are necessarily Christian in terms of their church attendance, adherance to Christian moral standards, statements of belief "
Catholic New Zealand 508,373 14.80% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 573-574. "Location: New Zealand; Population: 3,434,950 "; Pg. 574: "In 1991 most of the population belonged to one of four main churches: the Church of England, 21.4%; the Presbyterian Church, 16%; the Roman Catholic Church, 14.8%; and the Methodist Church, 4.1%. "
Catholic New Zealand 498,612 15.03% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Main Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Intro page: "We need to be reminded that census figures for Christianity do not mean that those people are necessarily Christian in terms of their church attendance, adherance to Christian moral standards, statements of belief "


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