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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Catholic Bosnia and Herzegovina 765,000 17.00% - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 71-72.
Catholic Bosnia and Herzegovina 769,000 22.20% 284
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 530,000 - - - 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 483,388 15.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Catholic 15%, Protestant 4%, other 10%; Total pop.: 3,222,584 (July 1997 est.) NOTE: all pop. data is subject to considerable error because of the dislocations caused by military action & ethnic cleansing.
Christianity Bosnia and Herzegovina 143,000 - - - 1732 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 95. "Figures estimated on a different basis for the whole of Bosnia and Hercegovina suggest that the Christian population grew from 143,000 in 1732 to 400,000 in 1817. "
Christianity Bosnia and Herzegovina 400,000 - - - 1817 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 95. "Figures estimated on a different basis for the whole of Bosnia and Hercegovina suggest that the Christian population grew from 143,000 in 1732 to 400,000 in 1817. "
Eastern Orthodox Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,395,000 31.00% - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 71-72. "Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Population: 4.5 million (1992) "; Pg. 72: "Serbians (31% of the pop.) are mostly Eastern Orthodox, and Croatians (17%) are mostly Roman Catholic. "
Eastern Orthodox Bosnia and Herzegovina 999,001 31.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Catholic 15%, Protestant 4%, other 10%; Total pop.: 3,222,584 (July 1997 est.) NOTE: all pop. data is subject to considerable error because of the dislocations caused by military action & ethnic cleansing.
Islam Bosnia and Herzegovina - - - - 1500 C.E. Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 71-72. "From 1328-1878, Bosnia was occupied by the Ottoman Turks. During this time, many Bosnians converted to Islam, the religionof the Ottoman rulers. "; pg. 72: "In the Ottoman era, with the introduction of Islam, many Christians found reason to convert. Motives for conversion ranged from escaping Catholic persecution of the native Bogomil Christian sect, to retaining rank in the local nobility, to escaping taxes placed on the Christian peasantry. About 44% of Bosnians today are Muslim. "
Islam Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,980,000 44.00% - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 71-72. "Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Population: 4.5 million (1992) "; "Before the war began in 1992, Bosnia's population was 4.5 million, approximately 44% Muslim, 31% Serbian, and 17% Croatian, along with a smattering of Gypsies, Albanians... "; pg. 72: "About 44% of Bosnians today are Muslim. "
Islam Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,289,034 40.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Catholic 15%, Protestant 4%, other 10%; Total pop.: 3,222,584 (July 1997 est.) NOTE: all pop. data is subject to considerable error because of the dislocations caused by military action & ethnic cleansing.
Islam Bosnia and Herzegovina - 44.00% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 369. "One of the more interesting cultural elements in Bosnia-Herzegovina is that approximately 44% of the population are Moslems. These Moslems speak Serbo-Croatian, however, and they are a Slavic people who converted to Islam. "
Islam Bosnia and Herzegovina - 44.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 71-72. "Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Population: 4.5 million (1992) "; Pg. 72: "About 44% of Bosnians today are Muslim. Sufism (mystical Islam) also became established in Bosnia. Islam in modern Bosnia evolved into a tolerant form with some practices diverging sharply from what is considered orthodoxy in other Islam countries. Many Bosnians treat their religion as many Americans do theirs--something observed only on the Sabbath and major holidays. Fundamentalism was discouraged both by the Yugoslavian government and the religious community itself. "
Jehovah's Witnesses Bosnia and Herzegovina 796 0.02% 9
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 1,943.
Jehovah's Witnesses Bosnia and Herzegovina 937 0.02% 9
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,943 0.06% 9
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,943 0.05% - - 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 600 - - - 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. "
other Bosnia and Herzegovina 350,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Sunni, Serbian Orthodox, Roman Catholic or Protestant
Protestant Bosnia and Herzegovina 140,000 - - - 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 128,903 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Catholic 15%, Protestant 4%, other 10%; Total pop.: 3,222,584 (July 1997 est.) NOTE: all pop. data is subject to considerable error because of the dislocations caused by military action & ethnic cleansing.
Roma Bosnia and Herzegovina 9,630 - - - 1865 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 116. "Ottoman statistics for 1865 give a total of 9630 Gypsies for Bosnia and Hercegovina... "
Roma Bosnia and Herzegovina 11,500 - - - 1868 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 116. "...a German observer in the late 1860s estimated a total of 11,500 [Gypsies in Bosnia and Herzegovina] "
Roma Bosnia and Herzegovina 5,139 - - - 1870 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 116. "...the 1870 census put it at only 5139 [Gypsies in Bosnia and Hercegovina], but this was a survey of households and probably missed many of the ones who were still nomadic. "
Serbian Orthodox Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,090,000 - - - 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.
Sufism Bosnia and Herzegovina - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 71-72. "Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Population: 4.5 million (1992) "; Pg. 72: "About 44% of Bosnians today are Muslim. Sufism (mystical Islam) also became established in Bosnia. "
Sunni Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,410,000 - - - 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.
Christianity Bosnia: Sarajevo 400 2.15% - - 1599 C.E. Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 68. "By the end of the 16th century [Sarajevo] also included a number of Christians, including a colony of Ragusan merchants, and a small community of Jews. Out of 93 mahalas (quarters - probably of fewer than 40 households each), 2 were Christian and 91 Muslim. "
Islam Bosnia: Sarajevo - 100.00% - - 1530 C.E. Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 68. "By 1530 [Sarajevo] had an entirely Muslim population. The spread of its influence into the area around it can be seen from the fact that 46% of the local administrative district was Muslim too. "
Islam Bosnia: Sarajevo 18,200 97.85% 100
units
- 1599 C.E. Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 68. "By the end of the 16th century [Sarajevo] also included a number of Christians, including a colony of Ragusan merchants, and a small community of Jews. Out of 93 mahalas (quarters - probably of fewer than 40 households each), 2 were Christian and 91 Muslim. There were also six bridges, six hamams, three bezistans, several libraries, six tekkes, five medresas, more than 90 mektebs (primary schools) and more than 100 mosques. "
Judaism Bosnia: Sarajevo 2,000 - - - 1813 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 112. "In one detailed report the French consul in Salonica, who went to Bosnia to gather information about trading conditions in 1813, said that there were 2000 Jews in Sarajevo... "
Judaism Bosnia: Sarajevo 2,618 - - - 1885 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 113. "...growth of the Jewish population in [Sarajevo]: having stayed at around 2000 for most of the century, it rose to 2618 in 1885, 4058 in 1895 and 6397 in 1910. "
Judaism Bosnia: Sarajevo 4,058 - - - 1895 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 113. "...growth of the Jewish population in [Sarajevo]: having stayed at around 2000 for most of the century, it rose to 2618 in 1885, 4058 in 1895 and 6397 in 1910. "
Judaism Bosnia: Sarajevo 6,397 - - - 1910 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 113. "...growth of the Jewish population in [Sarajevo]: having stayed at around 2000 for most of the century, it rose to 2618 in 1885, 4058 in 1895 and 6397 in 1910. "
Roma Bosnia: Sarajevo 1,000 - - - 1868 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 278. "Roskiewicz noted roughly 1000 Gypsies in Sarajevo in the 1860s (Studien uber Bosnien, pp. 179-80) "
Catholic Bosnia: Srebrenica - 66.00% - - 1550 C.E. Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 53. "The most resistant place was Srebrenica, home to a large Catholic German and Ragusan population, which was still two-thirds Catholic in the mid-sixtenth century. "
Islam Bosnia: Travnik 7,000 - - - 1813 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 112. "In one detailed report the French consul in Salonica, who went to Bosnia to gather information... There was also by now a small Jewish community, of roughly sixty people, in Travnik: this town had gained importance as the seat of the governor of Bosnia, and now had a predominantly Muslim population of 70000. "
Judaism Bosnia: Travnik 60 0.86% - - 1813 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 112. "In one detailed report the French consul in Salonica, who went to Bosnia to gather information... There was also by now a small Jewish community, of roughly sixty people, in Travnik: this town had gained importance as the seat of the governor of Bosnia, and now had a predominantly Muslim population of 70000. "
Roma Bosnia: Travnik 300 - - - 1865 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 116. "Efforts had been made to persuade the Gypsies to settle, and in the 19th century [endnotes mention 1860s] there were Gypsy mahalas at Sarajevo, Travnic (where Chaumette-des-Fosses noted 300 Gypsies), Banja Luka and Visoko. "
Africa Evangelical Church Botswana - - - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "We [SIM International] are now working with the Africa Evangelical Church (AEC) to reach the San (Bushman) people of the Kalahari Desert, distribute Bibles and Christian literature through Lesedi Christian Center, and train leaders both locally and at the Shashe Bible Training College. "
African indigenous churches Botswana 170,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; listed as "African Christian "
African indigenous churches Botswana - 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) African Independent Churches (16) 5%. Protestants 26%. Community 172,000. Denominations 16. Largest -Congregational (LMS) 20,000. Lutheran 50,000; Dutch Reformed Church in Africa (DRC) 21,000; Assemblies of God 3,000; Baptists 800. Evangelicals 3%.
African indigenous churches Botswana - 35.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
African Traditional Religion Botswana 102,900 85.70% - - 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 Botswana 347,200 56.30% - - 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 Botswana 362,560 52.50% - - 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 Botswana 390,910 49.20% - - 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 Botswana - 60.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Population: 750,000. African Traditionals 60%.
African Traditional Religion Botswana 390,910 34.40% - - 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.
Assemblies of God Botswana 3,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) African Independent Churches (16) 5%. Protestants 26%. Community 172,000. Denominations 16. Largest -Congregational (LMS) 20,000. Lutheran 50,000; Dutch Reformed Church in Africa (DRC) 21,000; Assemblies of God 3,000; Baptists 800. Evangelicals 3%.
Bahai Faith Botswana - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Baptist Botswana 800 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) African Independent Churches (16) 5%. Protestants 26%. Community 172,000. Denominations 16. Largest -Congregational (LMS) 20,000. Lutheran 50,000; Dutch Reformed Church in Africa (DRC) 21,000; Assemblies of God 3,000; Baptists 800. Evangelicals 3%.
Baptist Convention of Botswana Botswana 657 - 17
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 Botswana 657 0.04% 17
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 Botswana 1,200,000 - - - 1993 Laure, Jason. Botswana (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1993), pg. 6-7. "Botswana is a country whose people are mainly from one ethnic group--the Tswana. However, through the years, the Tswana broke into eight main clans, all related to one another... All these people speak the same language, Setswana... the people in the country of Botswana are known as Batswana... There are about 1.3 million people living in Botswana. Most of them belong to the eight Tswana clans. There also are small groups of people belonging to other cultures who make their home here, including about 25,000 Herero... and... 50,000 people called San.... "
Batswana Botswana - - - - 1997 Bolaane, Maitseo & Part T. Mgadla. Batswana (series: The Heritage Library of African Peoples). New York: Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. (1997), pg. 9, 11, 42-44. Pg. 9: "This book focuses on the Batswana in Botswana. "; Pg. 11: "Batswana make up the majority of Botswana's population of 1.3 million people. Today Botswana included much of the territory that Batswana have occupied for many centuries. "; Pg. 42: The religion, customs, and traditions of Batswana changed after contact with Europeans. Christian missionaries discouraged most Setswana customs... As more and more Batswana received Western education, the practice of Setswana traditions declined. However, many Batswana, particularly in rural areas, continue to follow traditional religious beliefs as well as other Setswana ways of life. "
Batswana Botswana 1,297,200 94.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 104. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Ethnic Background: Tswana subgroups (94%), Bushman (5%), other (1%) "
Bushmen of the Kalahari (San) Botswana 50,000 - - - 1993 Laure, Jason. Botswana (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1993), pg. 7. "There are about 1.3 million people living in Botswana. Most of them belong to the eight Tswana clans. There also are small groups of people belonging to other cultures who make their home here, including... and an estimated 50,000 people called San, also known as the Bushmen of the Kalahari. The San are descendants of the earliest people who lived in Botswana. They once lived throughout southern Africa, but were pushed into the less desirable parts of the land by the arrival of Bantu and European people. Eventually, the San were forced to live in the Kalahari Desert. "
Bushmen of the Kalahari (San) Botswana 69,000 5.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 104. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Ethnic Background: Tswana subgroups (94%), Bushman (5%), other (1%) "
Catholic Botswana - 9.00% - - 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 Botswana 55,000 3.70% 26
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 Botswana 140,000 - - - 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 Botswana - 6.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Population: 750,000. Roman Catholics 6%.
Catholic Botswana - 7.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Christianity Botswana 700,000 50.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Southern Africa (UCCSA) " (viewed 31 May 1999). Population (1994 United Nations estimate):... Botswana: 1.4 million... Main religions:... Botswana: Christianity (50%). Tribal religions (50%)... "
Christianity Botswana 750,382 50.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) indigenous beliefs 50%, Christian 50%; Total population: 1,500,765.
Christianity Botswana 828,000 60.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 104. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Botswana 300 - 3
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 Botswana 463 - - - 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.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Botswana 500 0.04% 2
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of the Nazarene Botswana 222 - 4
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches - 4; Members - 222; last update: 1 Jan. 1998
Churches of Christ Botswana 154 0.01% 7
units
- 1995 *LINK* official organization web site table: "STATUS OF CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA--1995 " (Campbellite)
Congregationalist Botswana 20,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "African Independent Churches (16) 5%. Protestants 26%. Community 172,000. Denominations 16. Largest -Congregational (LMS) [London Missionary Society] 20,000. Lutheran 50,000; Dutch Reformed Church in Africa (DRC) 21,000; Assemblies of God 3,000; Baptists 800. Evangelicals 3%. "
Dutch Reformed Church in Africa (DRC) Botswana 21,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) African Independent Churches (16) 5%. Protestants 26%. Community 172,000. Denominations 16. Largest -Congregational (LMS) 20,000. Lutheran 50,000; Dutch Reformed Church in Africa (DRC) 21,000; Assemblies of God 3,000; Baptists 800. Evangelicals 3%.
Evangelical Botswana - 3.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) African Independent Churches (16) 5%. Protestants 26%. Community 172,000. Denominations 16. Largest -Congregational (LMS) 20,000. Lutheran 50,000; Dutch Reformed Church in Africa (DRC) 21,000; Assemblies of God 3,000; Baptists 800. Evangelicals 3%.


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