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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Jehovah's Witnesses Solomon Islands 615 0.25% 32
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 Solomon Islands 1,363 0.35% 41
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 5,442.
Jehovah's Witnesses Solomon Islands 1,504 0.36% 41
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 Solomon Islands - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Solomon Islands 2,405 - 32
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 Solomon Islands 5,442 1.42% 41
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 Solomon Islands 5,414 1.30% - - 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.
Nonreligious Solomon Islands - 3.00% - - 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% "
other Solomon Islands 21,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Protestant, Anglican, Roman Catholic
primal-indigenous Solomon Islands 17,074 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 426,855. Anglican 34%, Roman Catholic 19%, Baptist 17%, United (Methodist/Presbyterian) 11%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, other Protestant 5%, traditional beliefs 4%
primal-indigenous Solomon Islands - 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Solomon Islands - 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 93%, traditional religion 4%, cargo cult 3% "
Protestant Solomon Islands - 78.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Solomon Islands 165,000 - - - 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.
Protestant Solomon Islands - 73.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Seventh-day Adventist Solomon Islands - 6.25% - - 1993 *LINK* web site: "Adventist Images "; web page: "Membership Density " (viewed 25 June 1999); "Copyright 1996 - Pacific Union Conference of Seventh Day Adventists " "Adventist Believers - High and Low Density "; Table: "Ratio of church membership to country population "; Ratio: 1:16
Seventh-day Adventist Solomon Islands 42,686 10.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 426,855. Anglican 34%, Roman Catholic 19%, Baptist 17%, United (Methodist/Presbyterian) 11%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, other Protestant 5%, traditional beliefs 4%
United Church in the Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 46,954 11.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 426,855. Anglican 34%, Roman Catholic 19%, Baptist 17%, United (Methodist/Presbyterian) 11%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, other Protestant 5%, traditional beliefs 4%
United Church in the Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 50,000 13.66% 191
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Solomon Islands/United Church in the Solomon Islands (UCSI). " (viewed 31 May 1999). "United Church in the Solomon Islands (UCSI)... Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 366,000... Church information... Members/Congregations: 50,000/191. Needs: To tackle issues of distance, linguistic and ethnic diversity to aid relevant and effective mission, particularly with the Gilbertese/I-Kiribati. In 1996 the United Church in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands separated into two churches - the United Church in Papua New Guinea and the United Church in the Solomon Islands. "
Bantu Somalia 1,288,000 14.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 178. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.
Catholic Somalia 200 0.00% 1
unit
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Christianity Somalia - 0.50% - - 1999 *LINK* "Eastern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "The few Christians in Somali account for less than one-half of one percent of the population. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Somalia 7 - - - 1997 "LDS in Africa: Growing Membership Sees American Church with Unique Vision, " Salt Lake Tribune, 4 April 1998. Reprinted in Sunstone (June 1998, pg. 71). Map: Membership totals as of December 1997.
Islam Somalia 3,400,000 99.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984], pg. 164-165. [Original src: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978).] Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Somalia 5,000,000 100.00% - - 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 Somalia - - - - 1987 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: International Intercessors, January, 1987); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 6.5 million. Somalia is primarily Muslim. Animism is virtually nonexistent. There are only a handful of Christians. The government strictly prohibits direct evangelism.
Islam Somalia - 100.00% - - 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 Somalia 6,590,325 100.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 6,590,325 (July 1997 est.) note: this estimate was derived from an official census taken in 1987 by the Somali Government with the cooperation of the UN and the US Bureau of the Census. Religions: Sunni Muslim.
Islam Somalia - - - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 178. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Principal Religion: Islam (Sunni sect), state religion "
Islam Somalia 7,000,000 99.90% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 386. "Location: Somalia; Population: More than 7 million "; "The official state religion of Somalia is Islam, and almost 100% of the Somali population are Sunni Muslim. "
Islam Somalia 6,526,200 99.70% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
other Somalia 10,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni
SIM International - missionaries Somalia 0 - - - 1999 *LINK* "Eastern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "SIM has been reaching out to Somali people for more than 60 years. During that time, missionaries have been evacuated three times... SIM's Somali Radio Ministry provides a gospel witness to the Somalis in all the countries on the horn of Africa. Though there are currently no missionaries in Somali, SIM's Somali Radio Ministry continues to minister to Somali-speaking people in Kenya and Ethiopia as well as many other parts of the world. "
Sunni Somalia - 100.00% - - 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% "
Sunni Somalia 6,790,000 - - - 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.
Sunni Somalia 6,590,325 100.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 6,590,325 (July 1997 est.) note: this estimate was derived from an official census taken in 1987 by the Somali Government with the cooperation of the UN and the US Bureau of the Census. Religions: Sunni Muslim.
Sunni Somalia 7,000,000 99.90% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 386. "Location: Somalia; Population: More than 7 million "; "The official state religion of Somalia is Islam, and almost 100% of the Somali population are Sunni Muslim. "
Africa Evangelical Fellowship South Africa - - - - 1889 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "The work of Africa Evangelical Fellowship began in 1889, growing from a ministry to military personnel to church planting among both African and Asian people. "
African indigenous churches South Africa 1,500,000 - 2,400
units
- 1938 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974), pg. 656. "separatist churches in South Africa. 20 years later--so rapid had been the process of fragmentation--the number had increased to 2,400, with a total membership of 1.5 million, 20% of African Christians in the Republic. "
African indigenous churches South Africa - - 500
units
- 1938 Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History; Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (1974), pg. 656. "By 1938 there were over 500 separatist churches in South Africa. "
African indigenous churches South Africa 1,000,000 - - - 1968 Walker, Williston. A History of the Christian Church (3rd ed., revised by Robert T. Handy; 1st ed. 1918). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1970), pg. 546. "By the late 1960's it was reported that in South Africa there were over two thousand independent churches with over a million followers. "
African indigenous churches South Africa - 20.00% - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD by P. J. Johnstone; STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 26,100,000. African Independent Churches 20% (approx. 4,500 [churches]).
African indigenous churches South Africa - - - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Southern Africa (PCSA) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): South Africa: 40.6 million... Main religions: South Africa: Christianity (76.7%). Independent Christianity, drawing on traditional African religion and culture, is growing rapidly... "
African indigenous churches South Africa - 17.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
African Protestant Church South Africa 30,000 - - - 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.
African Traditional Religion South Africa 2,793,000 57.00% - - 1900 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR... " (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "
African Traditional Religion South Africa 3,889,210 18.10% - - 1970 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR... " (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "
African Traditional Religion South Africa 4,189,700 17.00% - - 1975 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR... " (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "
African Traditional Religion South Africa - 26.00% - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD by P. J. Johnstone; STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 26,100,000. African Traditionals 26%
African Traditional Religion South Africa 4,534,400 15.90% - - 1980 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR in African Nations "; (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "
African Traditional Religion South Africa 6,519,000 13.10% - - 2000 *LINK* web page: "Geographical Distribution of Followers of ATR in African Nations "; (viewed 13 March 1999); Arranged by Chidi Denis Isizoh from the entries made in: Barret, D.B. World Christian Encylopedia. Nairobi (1982). Table: "Geographical Distribution of Adherents of African Traditional Religion in the Continent of Africa "; Projection, made circa 1982.
amaNazaretha South Africa - - - - 1994 *LINK* Hexham, Irving. Concise Dictionary of Religion. Carol Stream, USA: InterVarsity Press (1994). (v. online 6 Oct. 1999) "AMA-NAZARETHA: known as NAZARITES. The largest Zulu AFRICAN INDEPENDENT CHURCH movement. The THEOLOGY of the Nazarites is a blend of CHRISTIAN and Zulu BELIEFS. Their founder, ISAIA SHEMBE, was a BAPTIST but his followers have tended to deify him and to see him as a Black MESSIAH. The group was founded in 1911 and split into two rival camps following the death of Isaia Shembe's son, JOHANNES GALILEE SHEMBE, in 1976. "
Anglican South Africa 1,280,000 - - - 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.
Anglican South Africa 1,100,000 2.65% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 118. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Principal Religions: Methodist and other Protestant Christians, (10.2 million), Afrikaaner Dutch Reformed, split into three sects (5.2 million), Roman Catholic (1.2 million), Anglican, split into two sects (1.1 million), traditional tribal beliefs, Hindu, Islam. The above figures are of nominal allegiance rather than persons active in religion. "
Anglican South Africa 2,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Barr, Robert (AP). "Bishops Find Agreement Elusive During Conference " in Salt Lake Tribune (Aug. 8, 1998). the Anglican Communion is now mainly an African church: 17.5 million members in Nigeria and 8 million in Uganda dwarf the Church of England's 2 million active members - roughly the size of Anglican churches in Kenya, South Africa and southern India.
Apostolic - other South Africa 460,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; Apostolic Protestants NOT part of the 2 largest Apostolic denominations: Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa and New Apostolic Church.
Apostolic Faith Mission South Africa 337,000 - - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD by P. J. Johnstone; STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Apostolic Faith Mission 337,000 (33% White; Baptists 240,000 (30% White)
Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa South Africa 440,000 - - - 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.
Assemblies of God South Africa 170,000 - - - 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.
attendance - weekly South Africa - 56.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Morin, Richard. "Keeping the Faith " in Washington Post (Jan. 12, 1998). "World Values Survey conducted in 60 countries and directed by the University of Michigan... Nigeria topped the list. There, 89% of those interviewed went to church at least once a week. In the Philippines, 68% were weekly church attendees, as were 56% in South Africa. "
attendance - weekly South Africa - 56.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
Bahai Faith South Africa - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Baptist South Africa 270,000 - - - 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 Convention of South Africa South Africa 32,000 - 130
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 Union of Southern Africa South Africa 46,833 - 426
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 South Africa 78,833 0.20% 556
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.]
Batswana South Africa 3,000,000 - - - 1997 Bolaane, Maitseo & Part T. Mgadla. Batswana (series: The Heritage Library of African Peoples). New York: Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. (1997), pg. 10. "Roughly 3 million Batswana live in South Africa. The Batswana in Botswana and South Africa were separated in the 1800s, when the colonial borders were established by white settlers. "
Bomvana South Africa - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Bushmen of the Kalahari (San) South Africa 4,000 - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 3). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 378. "Only a few thousand bushmen today continue to live as their ancestor lived in South Africa. Less than two centuries ago their people were ruthlessly killed by the Dutch... Their numbers have been further reduced by many tribesmen leaving their old hunting grounds to become 'tamed' by working for white settlers. The remaining representatives of the Bushmen race are mostly found in the Kalahari desert in the south-west. "
Catholic South Africa - 8.60% - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD by P. J. Johnstone; STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 26,100,000. Roman Catholics 8.6%
Catholic South Africa - 10.00% - - 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% "
Catholic South Africa 3,030,000 7.30% 731
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 South Africa 2,560,000 - - - 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 South Africa 1,200,000 2.89% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 118. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Principal Religions: Methodist and other Protestant Christians, (10.2 million), Afrikaaner Dutch Reformed, split into three sects (5.2 million), Roman Catholic (1.2 million), Anglican, split into two sects (1.1 million), traditional tribal beliefs, Hindu, Islam. The above figures are of nominal allegiance rather than persons active in religion. "
Catholic South Africa - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "


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