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Hinduism Cambodia - - - - 1150 C.E. 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. 321. "The eleventh and twelfth centuries saw the climax of Indianized civilizations with Angkor in Cambodia, Champa in southern Vietnam, Pagan in Burma, and Majapahit in Java. "
Islam Cambodia 70,000 1.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Unreliable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Muslim Minorities countries had around 308 Million Muslim.. "; "...add (784.5M [independent Muslim countries]+ 308M) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 317,391,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Cambodia - 2.00% - - 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 Cambodia 220,000 - - - 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 Cambodia 400,000 - - - 1996 RISEAP. Muslim Almanac - Asia Pacific. Table: Muslim Population in Asia Pacific Region (1996)
Islam Cambodia - 3.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Cambodia 500,000 5.56% - - 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Cambodia - A Hidden Kingdom " [Jason's Domicile] RELIGION: Theravada Buddhism (official religion) : 95% of population Muslims : 500,000 Christians : 60,000 ; POPULATION Total : Approximately 9 million
Islam Cambodia 500,000 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "CAMBODIA - Journey of a life time " RELIGION: Theravada Buddhism: official religion; Islam: ( ~ 500,000); Christianity: ( ~ 60,000); [total] POPULATION: ~ 10 millions
Islam Cambodia 217,220 2.00% - - 1999 Canesso, Claudia. Cambodia (in "Major World Nations " series), Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 63, 75. Pg. 63: "Of Cambodia's estimated population of 10,861,000, about 90% are... Khmer. "; pg. 75: "About 2% of Cambodians are Muslims; this group includes all of the Chams and some Khmer of the south... "
Islam Cambodia 364,000 2.30% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jarai Cambodia 15,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 540. Chapter about Mon-Khmer Groups: "The Jarai live in northeastern Cambodia and are related to even larger numbers of Jarai in central Vietnam. Between 10,000 and 15,000 Jarai reside in Cambodia, while over 200,000 Jarai live in Vietnam. "
Jehovah's Witnesses Cambodia 20 0.00% 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 164.
Jehovah's Witnesses Cambodia 29 0.00% 1
unit
- 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 Cambodia 164 0.00% 1
unit
- 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 Cambodia 193 0.00% - - 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.
Mnong Cambodia 25,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 539-540. "The Mnong live in eastern Cambodia along the border with Vietnam. They number between 20,000 and 25,000. " [Not to be confused with Hmong.]
Mon-Khmer hill tribespeople Cambodia - 1.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 539-540. "Mountain Mon-Khmer Groups: Alternate Names: Hill tribespeople; Location: Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; Viet Nam; Population: 70,000-100,000; Language: Mon-Khmer; Austronesian; Religion: Traditional spirit-based beliefs "; "Among the ethnic Khmer, Chinese, Vietnamese, and other groups who live in Cambodia are the hill tribespeople. These tribespeople are not ethnic Khmer, as are the vast majority of Cambodians. Numbering less than 1 or 2% of the Cambodian population... "
Nonreligious Cambodia - 7.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
other Cambodia 290,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Buddhist or Muslim
Pear Cambodia 1,000 - - - 1981 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 539-540. Chapter about Mountain Mon-Khmer Groups: "The Pear numbered about 1,000 in 1981. Also known as the 'Bahr' or 'Pohr,' they live in southwest Cambodia. "; Pg. 540: The people of the hill tribes continue the traditional beliefs and practices of their ancestors... Among the Pearic tribal groups, each village has two important sorcerers whose main duty is to control the weather. By so doing, they protect the community from natural calamities and aid in the timely development of the crops. "; Pg. 544: "Most tribal groups now practice wet rice cultivation rather than horticulture and frequently intermarry with Khmer. Most Chong and Pear, for example, are not assimilated into Cambodian society. "
primal-indigenous Cambodia - 2.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
Rade Cambodia 20,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 540. Chapter about Mon-Khmer Groups: "The Rade are closely related to the Jarai. Approximately 20,000 Rade live in Cambodia with more than 100,000 Rade living across the border in Vietnam. "
Saoch Cambodia 500 - - - 1981 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 539-540. Chapter about Mountain Mon-Khmer Groups: "The Saoch numbered about 500 in 1981. They are located in southwest Cambodia and are closely related to the Pear and the Chong. "; Pg. 540: The people of the hill tribes continue the traditional beliefs and practices of their ancestors... "; Pg. 540: Saoch are included in the "Pearic " group of tribes.
Sarvastivada Buddhism Cambodia - - - - 550 C.E. Fischer-Schreiber, Ingrid, et al. The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy & Religion: Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen. Shambhala: Boston (English: pub. 1994; orig. German: 1986), pg. 51. "Buddhism in Cambodia: This region was in contact with a Sanskrit tradition of Buddhism in the 3rd century C.E., probably that of the Sarvastivada school, which reached its zenith in the 5th and 6th centuries. "
Seventh-day Adventist Cambodia - 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: 1:47,619
Shafii Islam Cambodia - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 154-155. "Scholars... in 1975 [suggested] there were between 150,000 and 200,000 Muslims in Cambodia "; "Cambodian Cham are Muslims. Islam has been their defining characteristic... All Cambodian Cham are Sunni Muslim of the Shafii school, although there are traditionalist & orthodox branches... "
Shaivism Cambodia - - - - 1250 C.E. Fischer-Schreiber, Ingrid, et al. The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy & Religion: Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen. Shambhala: Boston (English: pub. 1994; orig. German: 1986), pg. 51. "An inscription from the year 791 found in the neighborhood of Angkor Wat bears witness to the existence of the Mahayan in Cambodia. The country was also under the influence of Shaivism. The synthesis that developed out of the mixture of the two religions was characterized by the cult of the bodhisattva Lokeshvara, a fusion of Avalokiteshvara and Shiva. Later the Shaivite element seems to have been eliminated. However, again in the 13th century an upsurge of the Shiva cult took place, in the course of which the Buddhist sangha was exposed to severe persecution. "
Stieng Cambodia 25,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 539-540. Chapter about Mon-Khmer Groups: "The Stieng of Cambodia number approximately 25,000, with about double that number in Vietnam. "; Pg. 540: The people of the hill tribes continue the traditional beliefs and practices of their ancestors... "
Taoism Cambodia 108,610 1.00% - - 1999 Canesso, Claudia. Cambodia (in "Major World Nations " series), Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 63, 73, 75. Pg. 63: "Of Cambodia's estimated population of 10,861,000, about 90% are... Khmer. "; pg. 73: "Today, about 1 percent of the country's people are ethnically Chinese, and they live mostly in Phnom Penh and other large towns. "; pg. 75: "...almost all of the Chinese are Taoist... "
Theravada Buddhism Cambodia 6,800,000 85.00% - - 1975 The Peoples and Cultures of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, Washington, D.C.: Center for Applied Linguistics/Language and Orientation Resource Center (1981), pg. 15, 18. Pg. 15: "The population of Cambodia was estimated at 7.1 million in 1972 and 8 million in 1975. "; pg. 18: "Theravada Buddhism has been the official religion in Cambodia and is followed by nearly 85% of the population. "
Theravada Buddhism Cambodia - - - - 1986 Fischer-Schreiber, Ingrid, et al. The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy & Religion: Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen. Shambhala: Boston (English: pub. 1994; orig. German: 1986), pg. 51. "The first inscription in Pali is from the yar 1309; it makes clear that the Theravada was under the protection of the royal house. Since that time it has been the dominant form of Buddhism in Cambodia. Toward the end of the 19th century the Dhammayut school of Thailand gained a foothold in Cambodia. "
Theravada Buddhism Cambodia 7,300,000 - - - 1987 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies In 1987 estimates vary from 6.3 to 7.3 million [total pop.]. Religion: Theravada Buddhism, suppressed by Khmer Rouge, revived but controlled under successor regime.
Theravada Buddhism Cambodia 10,605,668 95.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Theravada Buddhism 95%, other 5%; Total population: 11,163,861.
Theravada Buddhism Cambodia 8,550,000 95.00% - - 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Cambodia - A Hidden Kingdom " [Jason's Domicile] RELIGION: Theravada Buddhism (official religion) : 95% of population Muslims : 500,000 Christians : 60,000 ; POPULATION Total : Approximately 9 million
Vipassana Meditation Centers Cambodia - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Vipassana Meditation "; web page: "Vipassana Meditation Centers in South Asia " (viewed 13 Feb. 1999) counted meditation centers listed in directory; Cambodia; Yangon, Myanmar; Mandalay, Myanmar; Mogok, Myanmar; Kathmandu, Nepal; Lumbini, Nepal; Sri Lanka; Taiwan; Bangkok, Thailand; Phitsanulok, Thailand
Christianity Cambodia: Phnom Penh 30,000 - - - 1975 The Peoples and Cultures of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, Washington, D.C.: Center for Applied Linguistics/Language and Orientation Resource Center (1981), pg. 19. "In 1975, it was estimated that 30,000 Christians lived in Phnom Penh alone. "
African Traditional Religion Cameroon 2,479,500 94.60% - - 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 Cameroon 1,864,000 31.90% - - 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 Cameroon 1,688,700 26.40% - - 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 Cameroon 1,530,900 21.60% - - 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 Cameroon - 30.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Pop.: 6,500,000. African traditionals 30%.
African Traditional Religion Cameroon 1,530,900 10.60% - - 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.
Bamileke Cameroon - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Baptist Cameroon 46,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Pop.: 6,500,000. In the west (English speaking): Baptists 30,000. In the east (French speaking): Baptists 16,000.
Baptist World Alliance Cameroon 172,061 1.20% 1,263
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.]
Beti Cameroon - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Cameroon Baptist Convention Cameroon 73,160 - 745
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 "
Catholic Cameroon - 35.00% - - 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 Cameroon 3,431,000 25.80% 554
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 Cameroon 4,730,000 - - - 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 Cameroon 4,511,000 34.70% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 73-74. "Location: Cameroon; Population: 13 million "; "Cameroon is mainly Catholic (34.7%) and Protestant (17.5%), but a large Muslim population exists, especially in the north (21%). "
Catholic Cameroon - 27.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Pop.: 6,500,000. Roman Catholic 27%.
Christianity Cameroon 4,843,578 33.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) indigenous beliefs 51%, Christian 33%, Muslim 16%; Total population: 14,677,510.
Christianity Cameroon 6,625,000 53.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 66. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Cameroon 6,786,000 52.20% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 73-74. "Location: Cameroon; Population: 13 million "; "Cameroon is mainly Catholic (34.7%) and Protestant (17.5%), but a large Muslim population exists, especially in the north (21%). "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cameroon 200 - 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] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cameroon 176 - - - 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 Cameroon 200 - 1
unit
- 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.
Churches of Christ Cameroon 3,150 0.02% 127
units
- 1995 *LINK* official organization web site table: "STATUS OF CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA--1995 " (Campbellite)
Eglise Baptiste Camerounaise of the Cameroon Cameroon 50,851 - 142
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 "
Evangelical Cameroon - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Pop.: 6,500,000. Protestants 25%. Community 1,000,000. Membership 450,000. Major denominations: In the west (English speaking): and in the east (French Speaking)... Evangelicals 8%.
Evangelical Mission Society Cameroon 140,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Pop.: 6,500,000. In the east (French speaking) Ev. Miss. Soc. 140,000
Fang Cameroon - - - - 1995 Haskins, Jim & Joann Biondi. From Afar to Zulu: A Dictionary of African Cultures. New York: Walker Publishing Co. (1995), pg. 70. "In Cameroon the Fang are a small minority, but several have prominent government jobs. "
Fulani Cameroon 1,250,000 10.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 66. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Cameroon 1,000,000 15.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984], pg. 164-165. [Original src: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978).] Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Cameroon 6,200,000 55.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Unreliable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Independent Muslim countries pop. was around 784.5 Million. "; "...add (784.5M + 308M [minority Muslim countries]) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 896,080,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Cameroon - 22.00% - - 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 Cameroon 2,970,000 - - - 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 Cameroon 2,348,402 16.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) indigenous beliefs 51%, Christian 33%, Muslim 16%; Total population: 14,677,510.
Islam Cameroon 2,750,000 22.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 66. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Cameroon 2,730,000 21.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 73-74. "Location: Cameroon; Population: 13 million "; "Cameroon is mainly Catholic (34.7%) and Protestant (17.5%), but a large Muslim population exists, especially in the north (21%). "
Islam Cameroon - 18.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total Pop.: 6,500,000. Muslims 18% - mostly in the centre and north.
Islam Cameroon 2,780,000 24.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Cameroon 26,042 0.19% 534
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 84,399.
Jehovah's Witnesses Cameroon 26,498 0.18% 600
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 "


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