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Group Where Number
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Adherents
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total
pop.
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of
congreg./
churches/
units
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of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Hinduism Pakistan 2,112,071 - - - 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: #6
Hinduism Pakistan - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 141,599,000
Islam Pakistan 66,000,000 - - - 1950 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 135. "Islam... In most areas there are no exact censuses, but approximate figures for the mid-20th century are as follows, by major groups:... in Iran and Afghanistan, 27,000,000; in Pakistan, 66,000,000; in India, 40,000,000... "
Islam Pakistan 71,000,000 - - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957), pg. 11. "While 71 million Moslems now live in their own state, Pakistan, which was carved out of India in 1947, some 35 million Moslems still remain in India... "
Islam Pakistan - 86.00% - - 1966 Welty, Paul Thomas. The Asians: Their Heritage and Their Destiny (Revised Edition). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1966), pg. 120. "Pakistan... About 86% of the country is Muslim, 13% is Hindu, and the remainder is composed of Christians, Parsis, Buddhists, and others. "
Islam Pakistan 66,000,000 - - - 1969 Hutchinson, John A. Paths of Faith; New York: McGraw-Hill (1969), pg. 481. "Within Pakistan there are some sixty-six million Muslims. "
Islam Pakistan - 97.00% - - 1974 Lang, Robert. The Land and People of Pakistan (Portraits of the Nations series). Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1974), pg. 124. "In Pakistan, where all but three out of every hundred people are Muslims, religion plays a larger role than in most countries. "
Islam Pakistan 72,300,000 97.00% - - 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 Pakistan 63,000,000 96.92% - - 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. 359. "According to recent census figures [Islam] claims in Pakistan 63 million out of a total population of 65 million... "
Islam Pakistan 90,000,000 97.00% - - 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 Pakistan 95,000,000 - - - 1987 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 4/16/87 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) There are more than ninety-five million Muslims in Pakistan that belong to several distinct sects.
Islam Pakistan - 97.00% - - 1989 Brown, Susan. Pakistan and Bangladesh (series: People and Places). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Silver Burdett Press (1989), pg. 35. "In Pakistan, almost 97 percent of the people follow the Islamic religion. "
Islam Pakistan - 97.00% - - 1990 Yusufali, Jabeen. Pakistan: An Islamic Treasure (series: Discovering Our Heritage). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press, Inc. (1990), pg. 10. "About 97% of Pakistanis follow the religion of Islam. Islam not only unifies the different cultural groups in Pakistan, it guides all aspects of life, government, and business. In a land rich with tradition, history, and natural beauty, this strong faith may be its greatest treasure. "
Islam Pakistan - 97.00% - - 1990 Yusufali, Jabeen. Pakistan: An Islamic Treasure (series: Discovering Our Heritage). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press, Inc. (1990), pg. 5. "Major Religions: 97 percent Muslim; a small percentage of people are Christians or Hindus. "
Islam Pakistan - 97.00% - - 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 Pakistan - 97.00% - - 1992 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: February, 1992 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: (1984 estimate) 96,628,000. Muslim 97%, Christian 1.5%, Hindu 1.5%. Pakistan is the third largest Muslim nation in the world. More than half who profess to be Christian are Roman Catholic.
Islam Pakistan 25,800,000 20.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 129 million [total pop.] (1994). About 97 percent of Pakistanis are Muslim, 77 percent of whom are Sunnis and 20 percent Shia; remaining 3 percent of population divided equally among Christians, Hindus, and other religions.
Islam Pakistan 99,330,000 77.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 129 million [total pop.] (1994). About 97 percent of Pakistanis are Muslim, 77 percent of whom are Sunnis and 20 percent Shia; remaining 3 percent of population divided equally among Christians, Hindus, and other religions.
Islam Pakistan 125,130,000 97.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 129 million [total pop.] (1994). About 97 percent of Pakistanis are Muslim, 77 percent of whom are Sunnis and 20 percent Shia; remaining 3 percent of population divided equally among Christians, Hindus, and other religions.
Islam Pakistan 135,863,504 96.70% - - 1995 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 612-614. "Location: Pakistan; Population: 140.5 million... (1995 estimate) "; Pg. 614: "...Pakistanis are overwhelmingly Muslim in religion. There are, however, small religious minorities in the country. These include Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, and Baha'is of Iranian descent... Minority religions account for only 3.3% of the population. "
Islam Pakistan 111,000,000 97.00% - - 1996 Halverson, Dean C. (ed.) The Compact Guide to World Religions; Colorado Springs, Colorado: International Students Inc. (1996). [Publisher is an Evangelical missionary organization.] Pg. 103. "...the four nations with the largest number of Muslims today are all outside the Middle East: Indonesia--166 million, 88% of the population; Pakistan--111 million, 97%, Bangladesh--97 million; India--93 million, 11%. "
Islam Pakistan 136,000,000 - - - 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: 2)
Islam Pakistan 128,219,744 97.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 132,185,299 (July 1997 est.) Note: no national census has been conducted since 1981. Muslim 97% (Sunni 77%, Shi'a 20%), Christian, Hindu, and other 3%.
Islam Pakistan 121,600,000 95.00% - - 1997 Russell, Malcom B. The Middle East and South Asia 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 171. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Pakistan 157,349,296 - - - 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: #1
Islam Pakistan 136,000,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 547-548. "Muslims in South Asia... Pakistan; Bangladesh; India; Sri Lanka; Nepal; Bhutan... "; Pg. 548: "Muslims in South Asia today number around 375 million people. Of these, some two-thirds live in the two Muslim states in the region. Pakistan, in the west of the subcontinent, has 136 million Muslims, while Bangladesh, in the east, has a population of 106 million Muslims. "
Islam Pakistan - 96.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 141,599,000
Islam Pakistan - 97.00% - - 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 Pakistan 133,000,000 95.00% - - 1999 AP. "Nation at a glance " in Dallas Morning News, 13 Oct. 1999, pg. 19A. "Pakistan... More than 95% of its over 140 million people are Muslims. "
Islam Pakistan 142,272,000 96.80% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Ismaili Pakistan - - - - 1974 Lang, Robert. The Land and People of Pakistan (Portraits of the Nations series). Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1974), pg. 129. "An unusual offshoot of the Shi'as is the Ismaili sect, under the leadership of the Agha Khan, the fabulously wealthy young Muslim who graduated from Harvard... and now lives in Paris. There are now Ismailis in Pakistan, particularly on the northwest frontier; the Hunzas in Gilgit are members of this sect. "
Jehovah's Witnesses Pakistan 221 0.00% 6
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 Pakistan 410 0.00% 9
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 1,729.
Jehovah's Witnesses Pakistan 450 0.00% 9
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 Pakistan 658 - 6
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 Pakistan 1,729 0.00% 9
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 Pakistan 1,660 0.00% - - 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.
Methodist Pakistan - - - - 1971 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. 478. "Unions with other denominations have resulted in the statistical disappearance of some churches as solely Methodist, even though characteristic emphasis in theology, worship, and mission continue within united churches. Thus, in 1925, the United Church of Canada joined together Methodist, Presbyterian, and Congregational churches. These three in addition to Anglicans formed the Church of South India, 1947, and the Church of North India and of Pakistan, 1971. "
Orthodox Church of the East Pakistan - - 1
unit
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 143-144. Section: Non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy. "Orthodox Church of the East... Vashon, WA [H.Q.]... Membership:...There is one congregation each in India and Pakistan. "
other Pakistan - 3.00% - - 1974 Lang, Robert. The Land and People of Pakistan (Portraits of the Nations series). Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1974), pg. 124. "In Pakistan, where all but three out of every hundred people are Muslims, religion plays a larger role than in most countries. "
other Pakistan 4,636,500 3.30% - - 1995 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 612-614. "Location: Pakistan; Population: 140.5 million... (1995 estimate) "; Pg. 614: "...Pakistanis are overwhelmingly Muslim in religion. There are, however, small religious minorities in the country. These include Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, and Baha'is of Iranian descent. There is a small Parsi (Zoroastrian) community... Minority religions account for only 3.3% of the population. "
other Pakistan 1,600,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni, Shiite, Christianity, Hinduism
Pakistan Christian Fellowship Pakistan - - - - 1999 *LINK* "Asia " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Today, the SIM-related Pakistan Christian Fellowship has churches in Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, and Sadiqabad, along with several village congregations. "
Parsis Pakistan 5,000 - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 16). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 2137. "Concentrated mainly in... India, where they number about 100,000, and Pakistan, where they total about 5,000, Parsees... "
Parsis Pakistan - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 614. "Pakistanis are overwhelmingly Muslim in religion... There is a small Parsi (Zoroastrian) community, concentrated in Karachi. "
Parsis Pakistan 5,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 627. "Lesser numbers [of Parsis] are found in the cities of Gujarat State, while some 5,000 Parsis live in Pakistan (mostly in Karachi). "
Protestant Pakistan 1,400,000 - - - 1998 "Christians in Pakistan confront chargest of blasphemy " in Christian Century (July 29-Aug. 5, 1998), pg. 717. "Pakistan's approximately 2.8 million Christians constitute about 2 percent of the country's 140 million people... CHristians are split evenly between Catholics and Protestants. "
Protestant Pakistan - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 141,599,000
Qadiyanis Pakistan - - - - 1996 Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996), pg. 437. "The Ahmadiyas split into two secs: the more radical Qadiyanis (named for Ahmad's birthplace in the Punjab), now based in Pakistan, and the Lahoris, who acknowledge Ahmad as a Muslim reformer rather than a prophet? "
Scientology Pakistan - - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* web page (OPPOSING VIEW): "Scientology Worldwide " (viewed 13 Feb. 1999); "Last Update on 10th Feb. 1999 " Number here ( "# congregations ") represent total of all orgs: Dianetic Centers, Celebrity Centers, missions, etc.; "CoS web sites have lists of Missions (1998) & Orgs (1996) from which the Table below is derived. Original concept and research by 'Inducto'. "
Shiite Pakistan - 20.00% - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 222. "Shiites... make up a considerable proportion of Iraq's population, and around 20% of the population of Pakistan. "
Shiite Pakistan 12,000,000 17.00% - - 1994 Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn. Islamic Society in Practice; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1994), pg. 21. Map: "Shi'ite population in the Middle East. Copyright by Diederik Vanderwalle. "
Shiite Pakistan 35,125,000 25.00% - - 1995 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 612-614. "Location: Pakistan; Population: 140.5 million... (1995 estimate) "; Pg. 614: "...some 25% of the population are Shi'ah Muslims, who are often at odds with the Sunni majority. "
Shiite Pakistan 26,700,000 - - - 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.
Shiite Pakistan 26,437,060 20.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 132,185,299 (July 1997 est.) Note: no national census has been conducted since 1981. Muslim 97% (Sunni 77%, Shi'a 20%), Christian, Hindu, and other 3%.
Shiite Pakistan - 25.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 549. "In Pakistan, some 25% of the population are Shi'ahs, belong mostly to the Ismaili and Ashariya sects. "
Sikhism Pakistan - - 1
unit
- 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993). Pg 30-31. Map: Number of Sikh gurdwaras ( "a gurdwara is both a place of worship and community centre ")
SIM International Pakistan - - - - 1999 *LINK* "Asia " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "When SIM entered Pakistan in 1954, there were large pockets of the population with virtually no Christian witness. Today, the SIM-related Pakistan Christian Fellowship has churches in Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, and Sadiqabad, along with several village congregations. "
SIM International - missionaries Pakistan 22 - - - 1999 *LINK* "Asia " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "When SIM entered Pakistan... Twenty-two missionaries serve in seven cities and towns in evangelism, theological education, and church growth. "
Sunni Pakistan 100,130,000 - - - 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 Pakistan 101,782,680 77.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 132,185,299 (July 1997 est.) Note: no national census has been conducted since 1981. Muslim 97% (Sunni 77%, Shi'a 20%), Christian, Hindu, and other 3%.
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Pakistan 100 - - - 1998 *LINK* directory on offical church web site In the Khasi Hills of Meghalayain the Northeast corner of India there are 32 congregations and a five fellowships with about 9,000 members.
unknown Pakistan - 2.00% - - 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 "
Zoroastrianism Pakistan 5,000 - - - 1976 Eliade, Mircea & Ioan P. Couliano. The Eliade Guide to World Religions. Harper Collins: New York (1991). Pg. 254. "According to a 1976 poll, the total number of Zoroastrians in the world reached 130,000, of which 77,000 lived in India, 25,000 in Iran, 5,000 in Pakistan, and 23,000 in the United States. "
Zoroastrianism Pakistan - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 614. "Pakistanis are overwhelmingly Muslim in religion... There is a small Parsi (Zoroastrian) community, concentrated in Karachi. "
Christianity Pakistan: Punjab - 2.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 643. "Today, Punjab Province in Pakistan is 97% Muslim and 2% Christian, with small numbers of Hindus and other groups in the population. "
Islam Pakistan: Punjab - 97.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 643. "Today, Punjab Province in Pakistan is 97% Muslim and 2% Christian, with small numbers of Hindus and other groups in the population. "
Shiite Pakistan: Punjab 5,500,000 - - - 1994 Halm, Heinz. Shi'a Islam: From Religion to Revolution. Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers (1997). Translated from German by Allison Brown. (German version publ. 1994 in Munich by Verlag C.H. Beck). Page ix-x. "...on the Indian subcontinent, there are larger islands of predominantly Shi'i populations in the Pakistani Punjab (approx. 5.5 million); other Shi'i populations exist in India, around Avadh (Oudh) north of the Ganges and around Hyderabad in the central Deccan peninsula, as well as the Kashmir region disputed by India and Pakistan (together approx. 23 million). "
Bahai Faith Palau - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Palau 6,164 33.00% - - 1990 *LINK* web site: "REPUBLIC OF PALAU AN AREA STUDYFEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY Region IX "; Written "October 1992 "; (1998) [1990 Census: Palauans 15,004, non-Palauans residing in the Republic was 3,674] "RELIGION... All of the islands of Palau are predominately Christian with one-third of the population practicing Catholicism... "
Catholic Palau 8,000 50.00% 2
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 Palau 7,000 - - - 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 Palau - 40.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Christianity Palau - - - - 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. 194. "Principal Religion: Predominantly Roman Catholic and Protestant Christianity. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Palau 400 - 2
units
- 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] "


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