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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Chinese Philippines - 1.00% - - 1996 Knoke, William. Bold New World: The Essential Road Map to the Twenty-First Century. New York: Kodansha International (1996), pg. 200. Chapter 10: "The Global Tribes " "In the Philippines, ethnic Chinese form only 1% of the population, yet their companies comprise 35% of the sales of Philippine companies and two-thirds of the fifty largest enterprises. "
Christian and Missionary Alliance Philippines 30,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD (orig. source: 1979) by P. J. Johnstone); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Methodists 100,000; All Baptists 80,000; All Pentecostals 150,000; Alliance Church (CMA) 30,000 [It appears this refers to the Christian and Missionary Alliance]; Assoc. of Bible Churches (OMF, FECC) 10,000.
Christianity Philippines - - - - 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. 180. "Although in nearly every country around the rim of Asia an identifiable Christianity could be found, only in the islands of the sea, in the Philipines, in Papua New Guinea, and in South Korea was it the obvious and perfasive religion of the land... "
Christianity Philippines 47,840,000 92.00% - - 1987 Bjener, Tamiko; Rhoda Sherwood, et al. Philippines (series: Children of the World). Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing (1987), pg. 51, 53. "About 83% of the people are Catholic, 9% Protestant, 5% Muslim, and 3% other religions. "; Pg. 51: "...Philippines' population of 52 million... "
Christianity Philippines 63,470,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997), pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Christian Populations in the World "; (Rank: 5)
Christianity Philippines 60,390,000 91.50% - - 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. 136. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Philippines 65,217,000 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998), pg. 76. Table: "Top 10 Largest Christian Populations in the World "; Rank: #5
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Philippines 211 - - - 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Asia/Pacific: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " PHILIPPINES: Church of God in Christ, Mennonite... Members: 211
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 41,802 - - - 1980 Stark, Rodney. "The Rise of a New World Faith " in Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members, edited by James T. Duke. Religious Studies Center, BYU: Provo, UT (1998), pg. 17. "Table: 1.3: Two Years of Mormon Growth, 1978-80 "; Two columns: "Percentage rate of membership growth 1978-80 " and "Number of members in 1980 "; Growth 1978-80: 59%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 100,000 - - - 1984 "'Faithful, Good, Virtuous, True': Pioneers in the Philippines " in Ensign (Aug. 1997), pg. 57. "When the Manila Philippines Temple was dedicated in 1984... the Church had grown from a handful of Filipino members to nearly 100,000 Latter-day Saints... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 76,000 - - - 1984 *LINK* web site: History of the Church in the Philippines "Membership in 1984 was 76,000 and 237,000 in 1990. Today [1998], membership is approximately 370,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 102,000 - - - 1985 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 114. Graphic: "Church growth: selected countries "; Shows membership in 1985, 1990, 1995, and 1997 in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Philippines.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 240,000 - - - 1990 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 114. Graphic: "Church growth: selected countries "; Shows membership in 1985, 1990, 1995, and 1997 in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Philippines.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 237,000 - - - 1990 *LINK* web site: History of the Church in the Philippines "Membership in 1984 was 76,000 and 237,000 in 1990. Today [1998], membership is approximately 370,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 293,000 - - - 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995).
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 355,000 - - - 1995 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 114. Graphic: "Church growth: selected countries "; Shows membership in 1985, 1990, 1995, and 1997 in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Philippines.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 354,000 0.40% 995
units
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1996: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 400,000 - - - 1997 "'Faithful, Good, Virtuous, True': Pioneers in the Philippines " in Ensign (Aug. 1997), pg. 57. "Today the growth of the Church continues at a rapid pace, with the number of members approaching 400,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 389,000 - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 114. Graphic: "Church growth: selected countries "; Shows membership in 1985, 1990, 1995, and 1997 in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Philippines.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 389,000 - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 122. "The Philippines is the most populous LDS nation in Asia. Membership in the Philippines has grown from a handful in the early 1960s to more than 389,000 in 1997. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 389,000 0.50% 1,001
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 354,000 - 995
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: History of the Church in the Philippines "The following is an update of membership statistics in the Philippines. Members: 354,000; Total congregations: 995. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 370,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: History of the Church in the Philippines "Membership in 1984 was 76,000 and 237,000 in 1990. Today [1998], membership is approximately 370,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines 389,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* "Dateline: Monday-April-05-1999 - Barbados - News-General "; Barbados Nation Online newspaper (viewed online 6 April 1999). "Mexico and Brazil, with 783 000 and 640 000 members, respectively, follow the United States in membership, and Chile and Peru are fifth and sixth. The country with the fourth highest Latter-Day Saints membership is the Philippines, with 389 000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Philippines - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; "Manila Philippines Temple " in Quezon City, Philippines
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Philippines - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Philippines - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Asia " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Tokyo Japan 1980; Manilla Phillipines 1984; Taipei Taiwan 1984; Seoul Korea 1985; Kowloon Hong Kong 1996 "
Church of the Living Word Philippines - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Nazarene Philippines 14,081 0.02% 222
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 5 Jan. 1998; total population: 69,922,000
Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches Philippines 97,827 - 703
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 "; [Listed in table as "Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches, Inc. "]
Evangelical Philippines - 3.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD (orig. source: 1979) by P. J. Johnstone); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 45,000,000. Protestants 5% Community 1,500,000. Denominations 70. Evangelicals 3%. Growth of Protestants -- very small overall until 1970s.
Evangelical Philippines 3,566,022 5.10% - - 1995 *LINK* web site: "SEND in Philippines " (SEND International, an Evangelical missionary org.); (Dec. 1998) "Population - 69,922,000 (1995); People - Malayo-Indonesian Filipino; 95% Religion - Traditional Catholic, Muslim, Evangelical; Evangelical - 5.1% "
General Baptist Church of the Philippines Philippines 13,450 - 313
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 "; [Listed in table as "General Baptist Church of the Philippines, Inc. "]
Hiligaynon Philippines 5,393,333 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 252-253. "Hiligaynon: Location: Philippines (Western Visayas); Population: 5,393,333; Language: Hiligaynon; Religion: Pre-Christian belief system, coexisting with Catholicism "; "Among the Hiligaynon, a pre-Christian belief system coexists with the Catholic one brought by the Spaniards. The two exert mutual influence on each other... "
Ifugao Philippines - - - - 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. 710. "The Ifugaos of the highlands of Luzon have similar ideas: they posit the existence of five realms, the known world of humans being contrasted with a skyworld and an underworld and with a region downstream and one upstream... In marked contrast to this limited pantheon among the Semang, the Ifugaos, a horticultural people living in the mountains of Luzon, recognize some forty classes of different types of divinities. Perhaps as many as fifteen hundred different named supernatural beings have been identified for the Ifugaos, although not all beings are recognized in a single Ifugao community. "
Ifugao Philippines 100,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 275. "Ifugao: Alternate Names: Igorots, Kiangan; Location: Philippines (northern Luzon); Population:Approximately 100,000; Religion: Native beliefs "
Iglesia ni Cristo Philippines - - 2,415
units
- 1969 *LINK* web site: "Let Us Reason Ministries "; OPPOSING VIEW web page: "INC: Who Are They? " (Viewed 4 July 1999). "Igleslia Ni Christo... In 1969 (over 30 years ago), this organization listed 2,415 congregations throughout the rest of the Philippines... "
Iglesia ni Cristo Philippines 1,400,000 - - - 1974 *LINK* web site: "Let Us Reason Ministries "; OPPOSING VIEW web page: "INC: Who Are They? " (Viewed 4 July 1999). "The INC organization keeps the number of its members a secret. Operation Mobilization, however, determined that in 1974 the membership of Iglesia Ni Cristo in the Philippines was 1,400,000. "
Iglesia ni Cristo Philippines 500,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD (orig. source: 1979) by P. J. Johnstone); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 45,000,000. Syncretic Sects 3% -- over 200. Largest: the aggressive Iglesia ni Cristo with over 500,000 adherents. SDAs also strong and growing (114,000 adherents).
Iglesia ni Cristo Philippines 1,000,000 - - - 1984 Turner, Harold W. "New Religious Movements in Primal Societies " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984], pg. 449. "The Iglesia ni Cristo in the Philippines may have the 1 million members it claims, and there are probably well over 500 other [syncetistic new religious] movements there. "
Iglesia ni Cristo Philippines 1,680,000 - - - 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.
Iglesia ni Cristo Philippines 858,000 1.30% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 203, 206. " Location: Philippines; Population: 66 million "; Pg. 206: "Another 1.3% of Filipinos adhere to another indigenous church, the evangelical Iglesia ni Kristo (Church of Christ), founded in 1914... "
Iglesia ni Cristo Philippines 3,000,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Let Us Reason Ministries "; OPPOSING VIEW web page: "INC: Who Are They? " (Viewed 4 July 1999). "We can get a fairly accurate idea of how many INC members there are in the Philippines today from some facts reported in a leading Filipino newspaper. The article, entitled 'The Iglesia Factor In Manila's Poll', reported that 200,000 voters out of Manila's 1 million voters were INC members. Using this 20% figure it is possible to determine the approximate number of INC members living in the Metro Manila area (Metro Manila consists of Manila and the 12 cities that surround it). The population of Metro Manila easily exceeds 10 million so we can assume there are at least 2 million adult INC members in Metro Manila alone. Considering all these factors, the worldwide membership of the INC organization could be 3 million or more... "
Igorot Philippines 1,100,000 2.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Cordillera (Philippines) " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "CORDILLERA (PHILIPPINES)... Cordillera is situated on the island of Luzon, one of the main islands of the Republic of Philippines between the South-China Sea to the West and the Pacific Ocean in the East. Area... The Cordillera people are indigenous Igorots. The population of the Cordillera is 1.1 million, about 2% of the Philippine population. Languages: There are seven ethno-linguistic groups in five provinces which have a common background and language called Ilocano. Organisations: The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) on the Philippines represents Cordilleras in UNPO. It is a federation of more than 120 organisations of the indigenous peoples of the Cordillera. Its major aim is to unite the Igorot people to fight a common cause. "
Ilongot Philippines 2,500 - - - 1975 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 283-284. "Ilongot: Alternate Names: Bugkalut; Location: Philippines (northern Luzon); Population: 2,500 (1970s); Religion: Native beliefs; Protestantism "; "Since the 1950s, Protestant missionaries have been making conversions among the Ilongot. "
indigenous non-white Christian sects Philippines - 8.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Integrated Mennonite Churches Philippines 1,365 - 23
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Asia/Pacific: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " PHILIPPINES... Integrated Mennonite Churches, Inc.... Members: 1,365; Congregations: 23
International Christian Churches Philippines - - 7
units
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 296. "There are however, an additional seven churches in the Philipines "
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Philippines - - 5,168
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site The Foursquare Church in the Philippines reports 5,168 established churches and meeting places.
Islam Philippines - 5.00% - - 1977 Nance, John. The Land and People of the Philippines (series: Portraits of the Nations Series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1977), pg. 25. "...5 percent are Moslems... "
Islam Philippines 2,300,000 5.00% - - 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 Philippines - 6.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD (orig. source: 1979) by P. J. Johnstone); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 45,000,000. Muslims 6% -- mostly in Mindanao, Sulu Islands and Palawan in the south.
Islam Philippines 5,000,000 12.00% - - 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 Philippines 2,600,000 5.00% - - 1987 Bjener, Tamiko; Rhoda Sherwood, et al. Philippines (series: Children of the World). Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing (1987), pg. 51, 53. "About 83% of the people are Catholic, 9% Protestant, 5% Muslim, and 3% other religions. "; Pg. 51: "...Philippines' population of 52 million... "
Islam Philippines 3,305,864 5.00% - - 1990 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 66,117,284 [total pop.] (1990).
Islam Philippines - 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 Philippines 3,280,000 - - - 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 Philippines 3,805,178 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 76,103,564. Roman Catholic 83%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 5%, Buddhist and other 3%
Islam Philippines 1,650,000 2.50% - - 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. 136. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Philippines - - - - 1998 Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe. "Religion " in The Future Now: Predicting the 21st Century. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (1998), pg. 78. "There are movements of resistance by Muslim minorities waging war in Thailand, the Philippines and incipiently in Xinjiang. "
Islam Philippines 3,300,000 5.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 203, 206. " Location: Philippines; Population: 66 million "; Pg. 206: "First adopted in the 15th century, Islam, the majority religion of neighboring Indonesia and Malaysia, claims about 5% of the population, concentrated in the south of the country. "
Islam Philippines - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Philippines 3,410,000 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Philippines1 " (1998); web page: "Life & Living/Basic Facts " "Population: 68.2 million... Religion: Predominantly Roman Catholic (85% of the pop.). About 5% are Muslim, concentrated principally in western Mindanao, Palawan & Sulu archipelago... "
Islam Philippines 4,000,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* "Asia " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "SIM began work here in 1984 and now has four missionaries serving in Manila and two in Mindanao, working among the nearly four million Muslims of the Philippines. "
Islam Philippines 3,857,000 4.30% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Philippines 71,912 0.14% 2,236
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 Philippines 126,211 0.18% 3,491
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 388,130.
Jehovah's Witnesses Philippines 128,134 0.18% 3,534
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 Philippines - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Philippines 203,991 - 2,236
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 Philippines 388,130 0.55% 3,491
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 Philippines 403,643 0.57% - - 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.
Judaism Philippines 250 - - - 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. "
Kalinga Philippines 40,000 - - - 1975 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 363. "Kalinga; Location: Philippines (northern Luzon); Population: Estimated at 40,000 in the 1970s; Language: Kalinga; Religion: Native spirit beliefs "; "In the 1970s, the Kalinga numbered 40,000 (though the population is much larger now)... "; "Christian conversion (mostly to Catholicism) has remained limited due to the daunting geographical barriers to missionary penetration. "
Luzon Convention of Southern Baptist Churches Philippines 34,160 - 427
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 "; [Listed in table as "Luzon Convention of Southern Baptist Churches, Inc. "]


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