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of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Salvation Army Utah - - 1
unit
- 1887 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980), pg. 24. "In June [1887], Salt Lake City was taken by assault; the first Salvation Army officer to die in the west, Cadet J. M. Burns of Oakland, died in Salt Lake in November of typhoid fever. "
Salvation Army Utah 71 0.00% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 38. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Scientology Utah - - 1
unit
- 1980 *LINK* linked to Brett Achorn's OPPOSING VIEW web site "Hard Data on Scientology " (1998) Organization count based on very detailed analysis of incorporations, creations, closures, etc.
Scientology Utah - - 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site (1998); section: "Global Locator for Scientology Organizations " [Last updated 1997] Counted listings of churches and missions in directory. "Church of Scientology of Utah, 1931 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84106 "
Seventh-day Adventist Utah 1,818 0.11% 14
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,287. [Listed as 'Seventh-Day Adventists.']
Seventh-day Adventist Utah - 0.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Seventh-day Adventist Utah 1,500 - 15
units
- 1998 *LINK* Gorman, Tom & Eric Lichtblau (LA Times). "Privacy-Minded Adventists Shaken by Public Conflict " in Salt Lake Tribune (Aug. 29, 1998). "Utah Adventists number nearly 1,500 in 15 churches statewide and operate four schools. "
Seventh-day Adventist Utah 2,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Seventh-Day Adventists: Elder Unfazed by Y2K " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 26, 1999 (viewed online 26 June 1999). "The Provo SDA church has hosted the camp meetings for the past four decades. It is an event that gives Utah's tiny Adventist community of 2,000 the opportunity to fellowship with their out-of-state co-religionists. 'Our conference is spread out quite a bit. Members don't get together very often, so this provides them a time for a spiritual feast and fellowship,' said Dick Bullock, pastor of the Provo and West Jordan SDA congregations. In all, there are 10 SDA churches in Utah. In addition to Provo, Adventists meet in three Salt Lake area locations and also have congregations in Logan, Ogden, Price, Cedar City, St. George and Moab. "
Skinheads Utah - - 1
unit
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Skinhead groups.
Southern Baptist Convention Utah 14,227 0.83% 52
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 10,012.
Tongans Utah 3,611 - - - 1999 *LINK* Khan, Lubna (AP). "Utah Tongans Wrestle a Culture Gap " in Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Oct. 1999. "According to the 1990 U.S. census, there were 18,000 Tongans in the U.S., 3,611 residing in Utah. The census showed Utah had the fourth highest Polynesian population after Hawaii, California and Washington state. "
True and Living Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of the Last Days Utah - - - - 1998 *LINK* Halleck, John. "FAQ Alt.Religion.Mormon (Frequently Asked Questions) "; "Last-modified: Mon Oct 12 07:20:00 MDT 1998 " "A group of Mormons in Manti Utah have recently [Early 1994] split off, amidst national news coverage. The doctrinal issues are basically the same as the original Fundamentalists. They call themselves the 'True and Living Church of Jesus Christ of Last Days'... The Manti group split into two groups in the later part of 1994, over issues of whether a specific member had the authority to be prophet. "
True and Living Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of the Last Days Utah 500 - - - 1999 *LINK* Associated Press. "Utah polygamists estimated at 25,000 " in Deseret News, Saturday, 24 April 1999. (Viewed online 26 April 1999.) "The following are brief descriptions of the state's prominent polygamist groups, based on information from [Lt. Mike] King & other sources:... The True and Living Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of the Last Days: Headquartered in Manti, the group is governed by James Harmston... Today, he and about 300 to 500 members own several buildings in Manti, including an assembly hall. "
Unification Church Utah 36 - 1
unit
- 1998 "Unification Church Members Sing Praises of Arranged Marriages " in Salt Lake Tribune (Aug. 15, 1998), pg. C2. "Utah's nine-family Unification Church, located in a former Baptist church at 1969 S. View St., in Salt Lake City. " [Derived estimate of 36 adherents based on 4 members per family]
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Utah 718 0.04% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 477. [Listed as 'Unitarian Universalist Association.']
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Utah - 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
United Church of Christ Utah 2,211 0.13% 9
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,552. [Listed as 'United Church of Christ.']
United Church of God Utah - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site Counted the churches in their listing.
United Methodist Church Utah 6,376 0.37% 16
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 4,598. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
Unity Church Utah - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.
Urantia Book Readers, Fellowship of Utah - - 5
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) directory: "1996-1997 International Study Group Directory for readers of The Urantia Book "
white supremacist groups Utah - - 1
unit
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Klan, Nazi, Skinheads and/or Other.
Wicca Utah 5,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Seasonal Witches Take Flight, Wiccans Remain With Us " in Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Oct. 1999 (v. online). "Five centuries later, witches are a far cry from the wretches Shakespeare envisioned huddled in a Scottish cavern or conjuring on a dark, dreary heath. Instead, on a recent evening, 11 of the state's estimated 3,000-5,000 practitioners of Wicca, or 'The Craft,' preferred the front room of a third-floor South Salt Lake apartment complex. "
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Utah 135 0.01% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 70. [Listed as 'Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.']
Zoroastrianism Utah 2 - - - 1999 *LINK* Jones, Jennifer. "Non-LDS students say they find BYU appealing " in "NewsNet@BYU " (online news, viewed 9 Feb. 1999); "This story was posted on Friday, February 5 1999 (c) NewsNet. " "There are only 100,000 Zoroastrians in the world, with only two members in Utah, [Khushchehr] Italia said. This makes attending her own religious meetings difficult since there aren't any Zoroastrian fire temples in Utah, she said. "
miscellaneous regional info Utah - - - - 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "For 2002 Winter Games, Faiths Agree Cooperation Is in, Indoctrination Out " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "Bishop William Swing... was pleasantly taken aback by the desire for interfaith cooperation he found while leading a two-day seminar on spirituality in the upcoming 2002 Winter Games. 'We were surprised by the breadth of religious diversity present and the willingness of people to rise up and make commitments to each other,' said Swing, spiritual leader of California's Episcopalians and founder of the 7-year-old United Religions Initiative (URI). 'The quality of the exchange was from the heart. We were able to address hard issues without people forming into opposition.' Besides the predominant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, faiths represented included Islam, Buddhism, Unitarian, Unity, Baha'i, Greek Orthodox, Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist, United Church of Christ, Lutheran, Southern Baptist, Jewish, Episcopalian, Quakers and Christian Science. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - Tongan 1,806 50.00% 10
units
- 1999 *LINK* Khan, Lubna (AP). "Tongans work to maintain identity " in Deseret News, 9 Oct. 1999 (v. online 9 Oct. 1999). " According to the 1990 U.S. census, there were 18,000 Tongans in the United States, 3,611 residing in Utah... The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a Tongan stake with 10 wards... About half of Utah's Tongans are Mormon... according to the Office of Polynesian Affairs. "
Assemblies of God Utah: Salt Lake City - - 10
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Nontraditional Religions Growing Among Americans " in Salt Lake Tribune (Nov.14, 1998). "Ravan's church is one of more than 20 pentecostal-charismatic congregations listed in the Salt Lake Yellow Pages, and one of 10 affiliated with the Assemblies of God -- the largest of the nation's pentecostal denominations. "
Buddhism - Vietnamese temples Utah: Salt Lake City - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* "Bulletin Board " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 26, 1999 (viewed online 26 June 1999). "BUDDHIST: The Vietnamese Buddhist Tam Bao Temple will hold its annual Vegetarian Festival today, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the temple, 469 N. 700 West, Salt Lake City. The festival is free of charge and will feature games, ethnic activities and prize drawings. "
Calvary Chapel Utah: Salt Lake City - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Christians Long Leery Of Paganism " in Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Oct. 1999 (v. online). Today, pagan communities thrive in America's atmosphere of religious freedom. But the theological debate remains, flaring anew this year with Halloween... The reaction of Utah's Christian leaders to sharing the Sabbath with Halloween range from righteous alarm and calls to either avoid celebrating Halloween or substitute church-sponsored celebrations, to calls for tolerance. For the Rev. Terry Long of Salt Lake City's Calvary Chapel, scripture is clear: Witchcraft... is off-limits to Christians. "Exodus 22:18 reads, 'You shall not permit a sorceress to live.'... " Long said. [Long's statement is consistent with national Calvary policy of persecuting minority religious groups.]
Christian Science Utah: Salt Lake City 48 - 3
units
- 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Healer Mary Baker Eddy Went Where Few Women Went Before " in Salt Lake Tribune (February 27, 1999), viewed online 1 March 1999. "There are 3,000 Christian Science congregations worldwide and six in Utah. The church does not give out membership figures, but three churches in Salt Lake City have at least 16 members and 'societies' with any number of members are meeting in Ogden, Park City and St. George. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah: Salt Lake City - 50.00% - - 1999 Bai, Matt & Andrew Murr. "The Olympics Scandal: Go for the Greed " in Newseek, Jan. 25, 1999, pg. 33. "About half the city [SLC] and 70% of the state [Utah] are Mormon. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah: Salt Lake City - 45.00% - - 1999 Walkom, Thomas (columnist). "A Mighty Presence Felt in Salt Lake City " in Toronto Star newspaper, 19 January 1999. (viewed online 19 Jan. 1999) "In Salt Lake City, which is about 45 per cent Mormon, the Saints are usually referred to as LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - active Utah: Salt Lake City - 40.00% - - 1998 "New Atlas Offers a Fact-filled Tour of Salt Lake City " in Salt Lake Tribune (July 30, 1998), pg. A1. "The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau estimates about 40% of residents are active Mormons. " [NOTE: Other sources indicate just under 50% of SLC residents are LDS. This 40% figure would mean that 80% of LDS in SLC are active. Official LDS estimate definition of activity is attendance of at least one sacrament meeting per month, a stricter definition than the once per year definition used in many Protestant, Anglican, & Catholic statistics.]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Utah: Salt Lake City - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Utah " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "St George 1877; Logan 1884; Manti 1888; Salt Lake City 1893; Ogden 1972; Provo 1972; Jordan River 1981; Bountiful 1995; Mt Timpanogos 1996; Vernal 1997; Monticello 1998 "
Course in Miracles, A Utah: Salt Lake City - - - - 2000 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Who Owns the Words of Jesus?: Copyright holders protecting draft of book, but followers claim unedited version is voice of Christ " in Salt Lake Tribune (19 Feb 2000) "For nearly two decades, the Rev. Brian Eenigenburg has been a devotee of A Course in Miracles, the three-volume work believed to be the words of Jesus dictated from heaven to New York psychologist Helen Schucman in the 1960s and '70s. Imagine Eenigenburg's delight in mid-January when he and hundreds of others received an e-mail of an earlier, 'unedited' version of the work, which included statements and ideas omitted from the official version. It's akin to a Christian finding the Dead Sea Scrolls, Eenigenburg told the members of his 10-member Holy Instant Christian Church in Salt Lake City... In Salt Lake City, the Course has many followers among New Agers and in more traditional groups, Eenigenburg said. "
Greek Orthodox Utah: Salt Lake City 5,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Prayers for Peace: As Orthodox Christians celebrate the hope of Easter, their thoughts turn to the despair of Kosovo " in Salt Lake Tribune (10 April 1999; viewed online 11 April 1999). "It is very unfortunate that this 'ethnic cleansing' is going on [in the former Yugoslavia], " said the Rev. John Kaloudis, leader of Salt Lake City's 5,000-strong Greek Orthodox Community. "It also is unfortunate that Orthodox Christians are not conducting themselves in a way congruent with their beliefs in Christ and the church. "
Holy Instant Christian Church Utah: Salt Lake City 10 - 1
unit
- 2000 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Who Owns the Words of Jesus?: Copyright holders protecting draft of book, but followers claim unedited version is voice of Christ " in Salt Lake Tribune (19 Feb 2000) "For nearly two decades, the Rev. Brian Eenigenburg has been a devotee of A Course in Miracles, the three-volume work believed to be the words of Jesus dictated from heaven to New York psychologist Helen Schucman in the 1960s and '70s. Imagine Eenigenburg's delight in mid-January when he and hundreds of others received an e-mail of an earlier, 'unedited' version of the work, which included statements and ideas omitted from the official version. It's akin to a Christian finding the Dead Sea Scrolls, Eenigenburg told the members of his 10-member Holy Instant Christian Church in Salt Lake City. "
Pentecostal/Charismatic Utah: Salt Lake City - - 20
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Nontraditional Religions Growing Among Americans " in Salt Lake Tribune (Nov. 14, 1998). "Ravan's church is one of more than 20 pentecostal-charismatic congregations listed in the Salt Lake Yellow Pages, and one of 10 affiliated with the Assemblies of God -- the largest of the nation's pentecostal denominations. "
Presbyterian Utah: Salt Lake City - - 1
unit
- 1871 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "135 Years In Utah: First Congregational was first permanent non-LDS church " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "...1870... The First Presbyterian Church came to Salt Lake City the following year. "
Presbyterian Utah: Salt Lake City - - - - 1998 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998), pg. 37. "Presbyterians... Illustration: The Third Presbyterian church in Salt Lake City, Utah... "
Salvation Army Utah: Salt Lake City - - 1
unit
- 1887 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980), pg. 24. "In June [1887], Salt Lake City was taken by assault; the first Salvation Army officer to die in the west, Cadet J. M. Burns of Oakland, died in Salt Lake in November of typhoid fever. "
Seventh-day Adventist Utah: Salt Lake City 120 - 1
unit
- 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Staying to Serve in Utah: Pastor passes on returning to Nigeria to become hereditary chief " in Salt Lake Tribune (26 Feb 2000) "Nwosu chose the near-anonymity of pastoring the 120 members of Salt Lake City's Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church... one of just 5,400 Adventists in the church's Utah-Nevada Conference...

Both American-born faiths of the 19th century, Adventists and the LDS Church have parallel lines of development, and more: Adventists' abstension from coffee, tea, tobacco and alcohol finds an echo in Mormons' 'Word of Wisdom'; and both faiths recently passed the 10 million-member mark worldwide. However, like most other Christian denominations, the LDS Church holds Sunday to be its holy day. Nwosu does not condemn other Christians, but firmly asserts the Adventist Sabbath views. "

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah: Salt Lake County - 40.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Century 21 Coventry Real Estate "; web page: "Area Religious Organizations " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999).; "Copyright 1995-97 CENTURY 21 Coventry Real Estate, Inc. " "All major denominations and faiths are represented in the Salt Lake area. Salt Lake is best known, however, as the international headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) or 'Mormons'. Members of the faith make up about 40% of the total population of Salt Lake County. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Utah: Salt Lake County - - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Utah " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "St George 1877; Logan 1884; Manti 1888; Salt Lake City 1893; Ogden 1972; Provo 1972; Jordan River 1981; Bountiful 1995; Mt Timpanogos 1996; Vernal 1997; Monticello 1998 "
Gosiute Utah: Salt Lake County - - - - 1750 Terrell, John Upton. American Indian Almanac. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co. (1974), pg. 384. "The Gosiute, a small group of the Western Shoshoni, lived in the vicinity of the Great Salt Lake in northern Utah, enduring what was probably the most wretched existence of any Indians in America. "; Pg. 385: "The celebrated scholar and religious [sic], Father Pierre Jean De Smet, was the first missionary to meet Indians of northern Utah. There is some question as to which group he encountered, but they probably were Gosiutes and other Western Shoshoni. He wrote: 'There is not, very likely, in all the universe a more miserable, more degraded and poorer people... they range the barren plains in search of ants and grasshoppers, on which they feed... "
Native Americans Utah: Salt Lake County 8,337 - - - 1990 Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993), pg. 22. Table: Metropolitan statistical areas with highest Indian populations. Data from 1990 U.S. Census.; "Salt Lake City-Ogden, UT "; Includes Alaska natives.
Seventh-day Adventist Utah: Salt Lake County - - 3
units
- 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Seventh-Day Adventists: Elder Unfazed by Y2K " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 26, 1999 (viewed online 26 June 1999). "...Utah's tiny Adventist community of 2,000... In all, there are 10 SDA churches in Utah. In addition to Provo, Adventists meet in three Salt Lake area locations and also have congregations in Logan... "
Assemblies of God Utah: Utah County 160 - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Moore, Carrie A. "Repentance and reconciliation " in Deseret News (26 Feb 2000) "His wife, Marlys, and music minister Ron Coston drafted a formal declaration [asking LDS people for forgiveness]... While the move seemed a catharsis for many in the congregation, the Rev. Jackson says his church lost members steadily afterward until last spring. Membership had swelled to 320 with two Sunday services but declined by half after the landmark service. 'Some just couldn't handle it,' he says, recalling a conversation with one couple who were long-time members. 'You can't spend your whole life hating people and then be told you should start loving them,' they told him. "
ISKCON Utah: Utah County - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher "LDS Foundation Aids Krishna Temple " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 5, 1999 (viewed online 11 June 1999). "Utah's Hare Krishna temple construction fund has received a $25,000 donation from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Foundation. Krishna leaders in Spanish Fork were thrilled with the donation. 'We've always felt welcome in Utah since we arrived 15 years ago, and have had nothing but warm relations with our Mormon friends and neighbors,' says Vaibhavi Devi, the temple's designer. 'And now, when we are struggling for funds to build a temple, their generous response has been so gratifying that I get goose bumps when I think of it.'... In addition to the funds, many local Mormons have contributed labor whenever it was needed, she says. The Radha Krishna Temple will be 15,000 square feet and is modeled after the ancient Palace Temple of Kusum Sarovar... "
Seventh-day Adventist Utah: Utah County - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Seventh-Day Adventists: Elder Unfazed by Y2K " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 26, 1999 (viewed online 26 June 1999). "...Utah's tiny Adventist community of 2,000... In all, there are 10 SDA churches in Utah. In addition to Provo, Adventists meet in three Salt Lake area locations and also have congregations in Logan... "
Baptist World Alliance Uzbekistan 3,800 0.02% 37
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.]
Catholic Uzbekistan - - - - 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. "The majority of the population is Sunni Muslim. A small number of Catholics live in Tashkent. Tot. Pop., 22,840,000.
Eastern Orthodox Uzbekistan 2,112,095 9.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 23,467,724. Muslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%
Islam Uzbekistan - - - - 1990 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 90. "In Uzbekistan, over 200 new mosques were opened in 1989-90. Hundreds of students were enrolled in theological colleges and millions of copies of the Koran were distributed. "
Islam Uzbekistan 20,420,000 - - - 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 Uzbekistan 20,651,598 88.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 23,467,724. Muslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%
Islam Uzbekistan - 88.00% - - 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 Uzbekistan 35,000 - - - 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. "
Kazakhs Uzbekistan 852,040 4.00% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 176. "Population: 21,301,000... Tatars (4.2%), Kazakhs (4%)... "
other Uzbekistan 700,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Muslim or Russian Orthodox; other is mostly nonreligious
Russian Orthodox Uzbekistan 2,090,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; Muslim is "mostly Sunni "
Tatars Uzbekistan 894,642 4.20% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 176. "Population: 21,301,000... Tatars (4.2%), Kazakhs (4%)... "
Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists of Middle Asia Uzbekistan 3,800 - 37
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 "
Anglican Vanuatu 24,000 - - - 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 Vanuatu 27,204 15.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 181,358. Presbyterian 36.7%, Anglican 15%, Catholic 15%, indigenous beliefs 7.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6.2%, Church of Christ 3.8%, other 15.7%
cargo cults Vanuatu 15,730 11.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Population: 143,000 (1991 Honolulu Star-Bulletin)... Religion: Christian 84%, cargo cult 11%, traditional religion 5% "
Catholic Vanuatu - 15.00% - - 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 Vanuatu 26,000 16.00% 18
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 Vanuatu 24,000 - - - 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 Vanuatu 27,204 15.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 181,358. Presbyterian 36.7%, Anglican 15%, Catholic 15%, indigenous beliefs 7.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6.2%, Church of Christ 3.8%, other 15.7%
Christianity Vanuatu 120,120 84.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Population: 143,000 (1991 Honolulu Star-Bulletin)... Religion: Christian 84%, cargo cult 11%, traditional religion 5% "
Christianity Vanuatu - - - - 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. 196. "Principal Religion: Christianity (Presbyterian, Anglican, Catholic) with local influences. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Vanuatu 500 - 2
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Vanuatu 800 4.40% 5
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.


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