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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Islam Turkmenistan - 89.00% - - 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 "
Judaism Turkmenistan 1,200 - - - 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. "
Kurds Turkmenistan 22,000 - - - 1926 Chaliand, Gerard (ed). A People Without a Country: The Kurds and Kurdistan. New York: Olive Branch Press (1993 - revised first American edition), pg. 203. "A similarly peculiar situation prevails in the Turkoman SSR, another Turkish and Muslim Soviet Republic. The 1926 Census mentions some 22,000 Kurds living there. "
Kurds Turkmenistan 20,000 - - - 1956 Chaliand, Gerard (ed). A People Without a Country: The Kurds and Kurdistan. New York: Olive Branch Press (1993 - revised first American edition), pg. 203. "A similarly peculiar situation prevails in the Turkoman SSR, another Turkish and Muslim Soviet Republic. The 1926 Census mentions some 22,000 Kurds living there. Thirty years later the official estimate was 20,000. "
Kurds Turkmenistan 2,933 - - - 1970 Chaliand, Gerard (ed). A People Without a Country: The Kurds and Kurdistan. New York: Olive Branch Press (1993 - revised first American edition), pg. 203. "In 1970, the official figure [of Kurds living in Turkoman SSR] had fallen to 2,933. The Kurds had not been subjected to any deportations during this period and one can hardly be expected to believe that 'voluntary assimilation and intermingling' is the sole explanation. It would therefore seem very likely that the Turkoman authorities... Kurds were being systematically put down as Turkoman in the official registers. "
Kurds Turkmenistan 50,000 - - - 1970 Chaliand, Gerard (ed). A People Without a Country: The Kurds and Kurdistan. New York: Olive Branch Press (1993 - revised first American edition), pg. 203. "My Kurdish sources estimate the population of the Kurdish-speaking colony in the Turkoman SSR at about 50,000, implanted in Achkhabad, the capital, in the towships of Baguire and Bayram Ali and in various other districts such as Ciok-Tepe, Kakhka, Kara-Kala, Tejen, etc. "
other Turkmenistan 90,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Russian Orthodox or Muslim
Russian Orthodox Turkmenistan 500,000 - - - 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.
Seventh-day Adventist Turkmenistan - 0.00% - - 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: 1:76,923
Anglican Turks and Caicos Islands 2,677 18.30% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 14,631 (1997 est.). Baptist 41.2%, Methodist 18.9%, Anglican 18.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.7%, other 19.9% (1980).
Baptist Turks and Caicos Islands 6,028 41.20% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 14,631 (1997 est.). Baptist 41.2%, Methodist 18.9%, Anglican 18.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.7%, other 19.9% (1980).
Catholic Turks and Caicos Islands 1,000 9.09% 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.
Jehovah's Witnesses Turks and Caicos Islands 33 0.44% 1
unit
- 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 Turks and Caicos Islands 121 0.83% 3
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 470.
Jehovah's Witnesses Turks and Caicos Islands 117 0.72% 3
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 Turks and Caicos Islands 122 - 1
unit
- 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 Turks and Caicos Islands 470 3.21% 3
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 Turks and Caicos Islands 454 2.79% - - 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 Turks and Caicos Islands 2,765 18.90% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 14,631 (1997 est.). Baptist 41.2%, Methodist 18.9%, Anglican 18.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.7%, other 19.9% (1980).
Seventh-day Adventist Turks and Caicos Islands 249 1.70% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 14,631 (1997 est.). Baptist 41.2%, Methodist 18.9%, Anglican 18.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.7%, other 19.9% (1980).
Bahai Faith Tuvalu - 1.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994) pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Bahai Faith Tuvalu 103 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 10,297. Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%, Baha'i 1%, other 0.6%.
Bahai Faith Tuvalu - 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 95%, Baha'i 5% "
Catholic Tuvalu 100 1.11% - - 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 Tuvalu 9,782 95.00% - - 1997 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Tuvalu/Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT)?Country information: Population: 10,297 (July 1997).. Main religions: Christianity (95%)... Church information... Members/Congregations: 9,715/13. "
Christianity Tuvalu - 95.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 95%, Baha'i 5% "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tuvalu - - 1
unit
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Congregationalist Tuvalu 9,200 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table [listed in table as "Congregational "]
Council for World Mission Tuvalu 9,715 94.35% 13
units
- 1997 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Tuvalu/Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT)... Country information: Population: 10,297 (July 1997).. Main religions: Christianity (95%)... Church information... Members/Congregations: 9,715/13. " [EKT is the only Council for World Missions church in Tuvalu]
Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu Tuvalu 9,988 97.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 10,297. Church of Tuvalu [i.e. Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu] (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%, Baha'i 1%, other 0.6%.
Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu Tuvalu 9,715 94.35% 13
units
- 1997 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Tuvalu/Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT)... Country information: Population: 10,297 (July 1997).. Main religions: Christianity (95%)... Church information... Members/Congregations: 9,715/13. "
Jehovah's Witnesses Tuvalu 23 0.29% 1
unit
- 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; Location listed as "Tuvalu Islands "
Jehovah's Witnesses Tuvalu 49 0.54% 3
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 144.
Jehovah's Witnesses Tuvalu 49 0.52% 3
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 Tuvalu 155 - 1
unit
- 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 Tuvalu 144 1.59% 3
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 Tuvalu 189 2.01% - - 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; "Memorial attendance " column indicates attendance at yearly communion meeting.
other Tuvalu 300 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Congregational
Protestant Tuvalu - 98.00% - - 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 "
Seventh-day Adventist Tuvalu 144 1.40% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 10,297. Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%, Baha'i 1%, other 0.6%.
Acholi Uganda - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
African indigenous churches Uganda - 5.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD `79); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 11,900,000. African Independent Churches 5%.
African indigenous churches Uganda - - - - 1986 Mazrui, Ali A. The Africans: A Triple Heritage. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company (1986), pg. 155. "Kenya and Uganda also contain a variety of syncretist churches, founded by prophets, rejecting foreign guidance and emphasising African cultural practices. "
African indigenous churches Uganda - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
African Traditional Religion Uganda 2,416,700 91.20% - - 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 Uganda 2,152,300 21.90% - - 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 Uganda 1,962,700 17.30% - - 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 Uganda - 21.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD `79); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 11,900,000. African Traditionals 21%.
African Traditional Religion Uganda 1,661,000 12.60% - - 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 Uganda 1,208,000 5.00% - - 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.
ancestor veneration Uganda - - - - 1999 Creed, Alexander. Uganda ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 58. "Some tribespeople believe in the ancestral cult, which holds that dead ancestors have the power to shape everyday lives... "
Anglican Uganda 5,010,000 - - - 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 Uganda 8,000,000 - - - 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.
Baganda Uganda 1,000,000 - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, Jim & Joann Biondi. From Afar to Zulu: A Dictionary of African Cultures. New York: Walker Publishing Co. (1995), pg. 24-27. "Baganda: Population: 1,000,000; Location: Uganda; Language: Luganda, English "; Pg. 26: "Today the Baganda make up 20 percent of the Uganda population and are divided into 36 clans, each named for an animal or plant. "; Pg. 27: "Religion has traditionally held great importance for the Baganda. As a result of their experience with British rule, the majority have adopted Christian beliefs. Some 15% are Muslim. Like many other African peoples, the Baganda originally worshipped the spirits of their ancestors as well as gods important to both the entire Baganda culture and to particular clans. Some Baganda still hold to those beliefs, along with newer Christian or Muslim ones. "
Baganda Uganda 3,000,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 35, 37. "Baganda: Alternate Names: The King's Men; Location: Uganda; Population: About 3 million; Religion: Christianity (Protestantism and Roman Catholicism); Islam "; Pg. 37: "The majority of present-day Baganda are Christian, about evenly divided between Catholic and Protestant. Approximately 15% are Muslim... Contemporary Baganda are considered to be extremely religious, whatever their faith, although the Balubaale cult no longer exists. " [3 million is measure of tribal affiliation, NOT a distinct faith group, because Baganda no longer practice traditional Baganda religion.]
Bagisu Uganda - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Bahai Faith Uganda - 2.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Bakiga Uganda - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Banyaruanda Uganda - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Baptist Union of Uganda Uganda 20,626 - 566
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 Uganda Uganda - - - - 1999 Creed, Alexander. Uganda ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 57-58. "About 33% of Ugandans are Protestant. Many of these belong to the Church of Uganda. Others belong to the Anglican church, the Pentecostal Assembly of God, or the Baptist Church of Uganda. " [There is no religious body named "Baptist Church of Uganda " listed as a member of the Baptist World Alliance. I'm speculating that the "Baptist Church of Uganda " referred to here is the same body as the Baptist Union of Uganda.]
Baptist World Alliance Uganda 20,626 0.10% 566
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.]
Basoga Uganda - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Batoro Uganda - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Bokora Uganda - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Catholic Uganda 150,000 - - - 1914 Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977), pg. 343. "The Baganda or Ugandans... By the time of the First World War the White Fathers and their Mill Hill collegues could count nearly 150,000 converts. "
Catholic Uganda - 47.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD `79); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 11,900,000. Roman Catholics 47%.
Catholic Uganda 5,577,000 33.00% - - 1990 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 16.9 million [total pop.] (1990). 66% Christian, equally divided between Roman Catholics & Protestants; largest Protestant denomination Anglican (Episcopal). About 15% Muslim. Remainder traditional or no religion.
Catholic Uganda - 50.00% - - 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 Uganda - 33.00% - - 1994 *LINK* "After 22 years of Exile, Asians Return to a Different Uganda " in Hinduism Today International (Dec. 1994) Uganda is 66% Christian (half Catholic, half Protestant), 15% Muslim and 19% of tribal religion.
Catholic Uganda 9,143,000 42.90% 367
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 Uganda 9,490,000 - - - 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 Uganda 6,799,608 33.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 20,604,874. Roman Catholic 33%, Protestant 33%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 18%.
Catholic Uganda 6,660,000 33.30% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 448-449. "Location:Uganda; Population: 20 million "; Pg. 449: "About two-thirds of Ugandans are Christians, evenly divided between Protestants and Roman Catholics. "
Catholic Uganda - 52.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "


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