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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
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countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Judaism Belarus 107,350 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998), pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Jewish Populations in the World "; Rank: #10
Judaism Belarus 60,000 - - - 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. "
New Apostolic Church Belarus - - 8
units
- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer... 17 Seventh-Day Adventist, 9 Apostolic Christian, 8 Uniate, 8 New Apostolic, 8 Muslim, 7 Jewish, and 15 others. "
Old Believers Belarus - - 26
units
- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer (a breakaway Orthodox sect dating back to the 17th century)... "
other Belarus - - 15
units
- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer... 17 Seventh-Day Adventist, 9 Apostolic Christian, 8 Uniate, 8 New Apostolic, 8 Muslim, 7 Jewish, and 15 others. "
other Belarus 50,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = not Belarussian Orthodox or Roman Catholic
other Belarus 2,081,810 20.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 10,409,050 (July 1998 est.)... Eastern Orthodox 80%, other (including Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 20%... "
Pentecostal Belarus - - 170
units
- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer... 17 Seventh-Day Adventist, 9 Apostolic Christian, 8 Uniate, 8 New Apostolic, 8 Muslim, 7 Jewish, and 15 others. "
Protestant Belarus - - 32
units
- 1916 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 63. "Before 1917, Belarus had 2,466 religious congregations, including 1,650 Orthodox, 127 Roman Catholic, 657 Jewish, 32 Protestant, and several Muslim communities. Many congregations were destroyed during the early Soviet years... "
Seventh-day Adventist Belarus - - 17
units
- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer... 17 Seventh-Day Adventist, 9 Apostolic Christian, 8 Uniate, 8 New Apostolic, 8 Muslim, 7 Jewish, and 15 others. "
Union of Evangelical Christian Baptists of Belarus Belarus 11,414 - 188
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 "
attendance - weekly Belgium - 44.00% - - 1991 *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. "
Baptist Belgium 850 - 19
units
- 1998 "Briefly noted " in Christian Century (Jan. 21, 1998), pg. 51. "There are 19 Baptist churches with a total of 850 members in the small nation. "
Baptist World Alliance Belgium 917 0.01% 32
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.]
Byelorussian Autocephalic Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. Belgium - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 118-119. "The Church also oversees parishes in England (3), Belgium, & Australia. "
Catholic Belgium - 90.00% - - 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 Belgium - 75.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992). Pg. 204-205. Chart
Catholic Belgium 8,462,000 83.70% 3,962
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 Belgium 8,790,000 - - - 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.
Catholic Belgium 7,623,794 75.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25%; Total population: 10,165,059.
Catholic Belgium 7,631,192 75.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 10,174,922 (July 1998 est.)... Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25% "
Catholic Belgium - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 157-158. "Flemings... Location: Belgium (northern region, called Flanders); Population: 5 million "; "The Flemings (or Flemish) are Belgium's ethnic majority... The vast majority of Flemish are Catholics. While virtually all are baptized and receive a Catholic education, many do not actively practice their religion, and some are even nonbelievers who remain nominally Catholic in order to avoid being cut off from the many social services administered through the Church. "
Catholic Belgium 7,740,000 86.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 66-67. "Population: About 9 million "; "Belgium is predominantly a Catholic country; in 1993 about 86% of the population identified itself as Roman Catholic... While Belgian Catholics are commonly baptized and receive a religious education, many do not otherwise actively practice their religion. Some are even outright nonbelievers who avoid leaving the church because of its link with many social services, at the parishes and other levels. "
Catholic Belgium - 75.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "
Catholic - attend at least monthly Belgium 4,800,000 48.00% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Belgium, 60%; Italy, 53%... " [Belgium: 60% * est. 80% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 8 million) = 48% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 900 - - - 1950 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 117. "1950... Approx. 6,550 members resided in the British Isles... 1,700 in Switzerland; 900 in Belgium; 800 in Austria; 300 in France; and 200 in Czechoslovakia. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 3,000 - - - 1970 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 133. "By 1970 Church membership went over 3,000 in Belgium. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 4,500 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 134. "In 1992 Church membership [in Belgium] was over 4,500. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 6,000 0.05% 28
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] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium - - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 13. "On Aug. 23, 1997, Church members in Charleroi, Belgium, sponsored a parade to observe the Pioneer Sesquicentennial. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Belgium 5,700 0.05% 28
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.
Conseil Pastoral des Assemblees Mennonites de Belgique Belgium 39 - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Europe: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " BELGIUM: Conseil Pastoral des Assemblees Mennonites de Belgique; Members: 39; Congregations: 3
Fleming Belgium 5,596,207 55.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 10,174,922 (July 1998 est.)... Ethnic groups: Fleming 55%, Walloon 33%, mixed or other 12% "
Hasidic Jews Belgium 15,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 776. "In Europe, London and Manchester together have a Traditional-Orthodox community of about 15,000, and Antwerp is home to an equal number. "
Islam Belgium - 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% "
Islam Belgium 250,000 2.78% - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 66-67. "Population: About 9 million "; "Muslims, mostly migratory workers from Turkey and North Africa, are the second-largest religious group, numbering 250,000 in 1993. "
Islam Belgium 350,000 - - - 1998 "Muslims have organized their Belgian Community " from Le Monde, "reputed as the most serious newspaper in France, Luc, ROSENZWEIG "; posted to by Roger Gonnet. "A representative council has been elected for the 350,000 Begian Muslims elected, Sunday, Dec. 13th, ater a vote organized by the Belgian Interior Dept. "
Islam Belgium 120,000 1.10% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Belgium 20,230 0.21% 289
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 Belgium 27,102 0.27% 376
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 49,000.
Jehovah's Witnesses Belgium 27,718 0.27% 377
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 Belgium 40,236 - 289
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 Belgium 49,000 0.48% 376
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 Belgium 46,904 0.46% - - 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 Belgium 44,000 0.80% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Belgium - 0.40% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992). Pg. 204-205. Chart
Judaism Belgium 32,000 0.36% - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 66-67. "Population: About 9 million "; "In [1993] Belgium had a Jewish population of over 32,000. "
Judaism Belgium 40,000 - - - 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. "
Judaism Belgium - - - - 1998 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998), pg. 25. "Jews. In the ancient land of Canaan near the Mediterranean Sea lived a man named Abraham... Illustration: Bouwneesterstraat Synagogue at Antwerp, Belgium... "
Mennonite World Conference Belgium 39 - - - 1997 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site; page: "Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership Totals " (viewed 8 Aug. 1999). Table: "Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership Totals "; "based on the most recent data available... from 1996 or 1997... statistics indicate baptized members "; Dif. religious bodies: 1.
Methodist Belgium - - - - 1978 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. 479. "Unions with other denominations have resulted in the statistical disappearance of some churches as solely Methodist... In Belgium, 1978, Methodists united with other Protestants. "
New Kadampa Tradition Belgium - - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Directory of European NKT Centres " (viewed 23 Jan. 1999). counted listings on directory.
Nonreligious Belgium - 8.00% - - 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% "
Occidental Orthodox Parishes, Association of Belgium - - 1
unit
- 1984 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 116. "Internationally, the Western Orthodox Church had 60 parishes, most in France, but including two each in Switzerland and Spain and one each in Germany, Belgium, and Argentina. "
other Belgium 1,400,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = not Roman Catholic
other Belgium 2,543,730 25.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 10,174,922 (July 1998 est.)... Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25% "
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Belgium - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) Counted listings in directory of parishes.
Scientology Belgium - - 1
unit
- 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'. "
Union of Evangelical Baptists in Belgium Belgium 917 - 32
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 "
Urantia Book Readers, Fellowship of Belgium - - 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) directory: "1996-1997 International Study Group Directory for readers of The Urantia Book "
Walloon Belgium 3,357,724 33.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 10,174,922 (July 1998 est.)... Ethnic groups: Fleming 55%, Walloon 33%, mixed or other 12% "
miscellaneous regional info Belgium - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 157-158. "Flemings... Location: Belgium (northern region, called Flanders); Population: 5 million "; "The Flemings (or Flemish) are Belgium's ethnic majority... The vast majority of Flemish are Catholics. While virtually all are baptized and receive a Catholic education, many do not actively practice their religion, and some are even nonbelievers who remain nominally Catholic in order to avoid being cut off from the many social services administered through the Church. Flanders also has a Protestant minority that includes Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, and other denominations. There are also Jewish and Muslim communities among the Flemish. "
miscellaneous regional info Belgium: Wallonia - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 398-399. "Location: Belgium (southern region, called Wallonia); Population: 3.2 million [Walloons, not Belgium in general] "; "While Catholicism is the traditional religion of Wallonia, as it is throughout Belgium, the Walloons are generally less religious than the Flemings to ther north, a difference that hs become even more pronounced in recent years, with parish churches closing due to lack of attendance. Even the elderly who keep statues of the Virgin Mary in their windows often are not regular churchgoers. However, southern Europeans who have emigrated to the region maintain stronger religious ties than do native Walloons. Immigrants from Turkey and North Africa make up a growing Islamic community that is beginning to call for public recognition. Other religious minorities include Protestants, Jews, Russian Orthodox, and Greek Orthodox. "
Altkolonier Mennonitengemeinde Belize 1,454 - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " BELIZE: Altkolonier Mennonitengemeinde... Members: 1,454; Congregations: 3
Anglican Belize 24,000 12.00% - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 80. "Location: Belize; Population: Over 200,000 "; "In 1993... 30% belonged to various Protestant denominations, including the Anglicans (12%) and Methodists (6%). "
Anglican Belize 15,000 - - - 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 Belize 26,960 12.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 30% (Anglican 12%, Methodist 6%, Mennonite 4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Pentecostal 2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1%, other 2%), none 2%, other 6% (1980); Total population: 224,663.
Anglican Belize 27,619 12.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 230,160 (July 1998 est.)... Anglican 12%... "
Anglican Belize 15,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Population: 146,000. Roman Catholics 55%. Protestants 40%. Community 38,000. Denominations 9. Major groups: Anglicans 15,000; Methodists 14,000; Nazarenes 3,000; Pentecostals (3) 3,000 adherents. Evangelicals 6%.
Bahai Faith Belize - - - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 80. "Location: Belize... Religion: Roman Catholicism (62%); various Protestant denominations (30%); evangelical groups such as Pentecostals, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Seventh-Day Adventists; Mennonites; Mormons; Baha'is "
Bahai Faith Belize - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Baptist Association of Belize Belize 1,965 - 48
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 Belize 1,965 0.85% 48
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.]
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Belize 33 - 2
units
- 1971 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 281. Original source: "Mennonite Yearbook 1972 " and "Mennonite Yearbook 1992 " Table: "The Beachy Amish, Congregations and Membership, 1971 and 1991 "
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Belize 126 - 5
units
- 1991 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 281. Original source: "Mennonite Yearbook 1972 " and "Mennonite Yearbook 1992 " Table: "The Beachy Amish, Congregations and Membership, 1971 and 1991 "


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