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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Mennonite Church Canada 8,172 - 117
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Mennonite Church
Mennonite Church (Independent and Unaffiliated Groups) Canada 2,422 - 54
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " "Mennonite Church (Independent and Unaffiliated Groups); Members: Canada - 2,422; USA - 17,751...; Congregations: Canada - 54; USA - 316? "
Mennonite Church General Assembly Canada 14,983 - 117
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " Mennonite Church General Assembly; Members: Canada - 14,983; USA - 96,655... Congregations: Canada - 117; USA - 989? "
Mennonite World Conference Canada 128,633 - - - 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: 15.
Mennonites in Canada, Conference of Canada 35,995 - 223
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Mennonites in 'Canada, Conference of' [Separate listing distinct from 'Mennonite Brethren Churches, Canadian Conference of' and 'Mennonite Church (Canada)']
Methdodist Church, Canada Canada 169,803 - - - 1884 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 199. Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: British Methodism. "(Defunct); (The Methodist Church, Canada no longer exists as a separate entity. It is now a constituent part of the United Church of Canada.)... The Methodist Church, Canada (1884-1925) was formed by a merger of the Methodist Church of Canada with 3 smaller Methodist bodies... Membership: At the time of their merger in 1884, the four uniting churches reported as follows: Methodist Church in Canada, 128,644 members; Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada, 25,671 members; Primitive Methodist Church, 8,090 members; Bible Christian Church, 7,398. "
Methodist Canada - - - - 1925 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. 478. "Unions with other denominations have resulted in the statistical disappearance of some churches as solely Methodist, even though characteristic emphasis in theology, worship, and mission continue within united churches. Thus, in 1925, the United Church of Canada joined together Methodist, Presbyterian, and Congregational churches. "
Methodist Church in Canada Canada 128,644 - - - 1884 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 199. Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: British Methodism. "The Methodist Church, Canada (1884-1925) was formed by a merger of the Methodist Church of Canada with 3 smaller Methodist bodies... Membership: At the time of their merger in 1884, the four uniting churches reported as follows: Methodist Church in Canada, 128,644 members; Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada, 25,671 members; Primitive Methodist Church, 8,090 members; Bible Christian Church, 7,398. "
Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada Canada 3,500 - - - 1837 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 199. Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: British Methodism. "Since most of the meeting halls and members had been lost in the merger, the new church began with almost nothing, but by 1837 reported over 3,500 membes. By 1843 there were over 8,000 members... "
Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada Canada 8,000 - - - 1843 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 199. Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: British Methodism. "...by 1837 reported over 3,500 membes. By 1843 there were over 8,000 members... "
Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada Canada 25,671 - - - 1884 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 199. Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: British Methodism. "The Methodist Church, Canada (1884-1925) was formed by a merger of the Methodist Church of Canada with 3 smaller Methodist bodies... Membership: At the time of their merger in 1884, the four uniting churches reported as follows: Methodist Church in Canada, 128,644 members; Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada, 25,671 members; Primitive Methodist Church, 8,090 members; Bible Christian Church, 7,398. "
Metis Canada 64,530 - - - 1991 *LINK* 1991 Census Highlights of Registered Indians: Annotated Tables, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (1995), pg. 3. Table 1.0: "Ethnic Composition of the Aboriginal Population: Canada, Provinces and Territories, 1991 Census "; NOTE: These figures represent ethnic/tribal affiliation, not stated religious preference.
Metis Canada 480,000 - - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 315. "The Canadian Census of 1991 counted a total of 1,016,335 Native North Americans, including about 500,000 North American Indians; 480,000 Metis and nonstatus Indians; and approximatley 35,000 Inuit. [NOTE: This is an ethnic statistic, NOT a measure of how many people practice traditional Native American religion.]
Missionary Church Canada 6,431 - 92
units
- 1984 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. 158. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Missionary Church of Canada. " Part of worldwide Missionary Church. Became autonomous national church in 1987.
Missionary Church Canada 6,431 - 92
units
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 213. Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness. "Missionary Church... Membership: In 1985 the church reported 26,734 members, 303 churches... in the U.S. and 6,431 members, 92 churches... in Canada. "
Mohawk Canada 9,305 - - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 252. "The total population of Iroquois today is over 60,000 (according to the US Census of 1990 and Canadian Census of 1991). " Table showing tribes of the Iroquois nation (Mohawk, Oneida, Seneca, Tuscarora, Onondaga, Cayaga), and population of the tribe. [NOTE: This is a measure of tribal affiiation. Most Iroquois today are Christian.]
Moravian Church Canada 2,126 - 9
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed as "Moravian Church of America, Northern Province, Canadian District of "
Native American religion Canada 10,840 - - - 1991 *LINK* 1991 Canada Census "Natives and Inuit who follow their aboriginal religions total about 10,840 in Canada (1991 Census). " [Termed "Native American Spirituality " in this source.]
Native Americans Canada 110,000 - - - 1911 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 315. "Historians and archaeologists guess that the Native North American population was in the tens of millions when Europeans first arrived on the continent... The Canadian Native population bottomed out in 1911 at less than 110,000. "
Native Americans Canada 1,016,335 - - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 312, 315. "Native North Americans: Alternate Names: Indians: Location: United States; Canada; Population: 1,959,234 (US); 1,016,335 (Canada) "; Pg. 315: "According the 1990 Census, the total population of Native North Americans in the US was 1,959,234. The Canadian Census of 1991 counted a total of 1,016,335 Native North Americans, including about 500,000 North American Indians; 480,000 Metis and nonstatus Indians; and approximatley 35,000 Inuit. [NOTE: This is an ethnic statistic, NOT a measure of how many people practice traditional Native American religion.]
Native Americans Canada - 3.40% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 315. "Native North Americans currently make up about 0.8% of the total US population, and 3.4% of the total Canadian population. "
Netherlands Reformed Congregations Canada 3,300 - 10
units
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 159. "Membership:...There were an additional 3,300 members in 10 congregations in Canada... "
Netherlands Reformed Congregations Canada 4,660 - 9
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Netherlands Reformed Congregations of North America. "
New Age Canada 1,200 - - - 1991 *LINK* 1991 Canada Census The Canadian Census (1991) recorded only 1,200 people (0.005%) who identify their religion as being New Age. However, this in no way indicates the influence of new age ideas in the country.
New Age Canada 4,100 - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Interactive Bible " (ultra-conservative Evangelical); web page: "Statistics of Religion in North America " (viewed 10 Feb. 1999); Web page by: Steve Rudd, 33 Highcliffe Ave., Hamilton, Ontario Canada L9A 3L3 Table: "[NRMs] in Canada: Membership numbers "; "Scientologist 700; Hare Krishna 450; Moonies 650; Children of god 250; New age type groups 4100 "
New Kadampa Tradition Canada - - 5
units
- 1999 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Directory of NKT Centers for Asia, Australasia and America " (viewed 23 Jan. 1999). counted listings on directory.
New Reinland Mennonite Church of Ontario Canada 613 - 3
units
- 1994 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " "CANADA... New Reinland Mennonite Church of Ontario; Members (1994): 613; Congregations: 3 " [Listed as a separate church from the 'Reinland Mennonite Church']
Nonreligious Canada - 12.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 290. "In Canada, the governmental 1990 General Social Survey also reported that 12% of adults had no religion. "
Nonreligious Canada 3,386,400 12.55% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; listed in table as "No religious affiliation "
Nonreligious Canada - 7.00% - - 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% "
Nonreligious Canada 3,730,000 - - - 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.
Nonreligious Canada - 12.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Nonreligious Canada - 12.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998) "In Canada: 84% of adults identify themselves as Christians. 12% are Atheists, Agnostics, persons who claim no religion, etc. 4% follow non-Christian religions "
Nonreligious & Atheist Canada 1,500,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Web site: "The Global Village Atheist "; web page: "How Many Atheists? " (viewed 6 April 1999); Author: GVAtheist@netscape.net. "The Encyclopedia Brittanica has the number of Atheists at 220 million (3.8%) with 1.67 million ( < 1%) in North America... Comment: I think the estimate of the number of Atheists in North America is absurdly low. I think there are probably 1 million to 1.5 million Atheists in Canada alone with 4 or 5 times that many in the US. [This author is confusing the separate meanings of "nonreligious " and "atheist. "] American Atheists, Inc. places the number of non believers in North America around 10%. Between 5% and 10% seems reasonable. "
North American Baptist Conference Canada 18,125 - 120
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "North American Baptist Conference. "
North American Baptist Conference Canada 17,613 - 122
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
North American Baptist Conference Canada 17,577 - 123
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Baptist Conference, North American
Old Colony Mennonite Church Canada 5,120 - - - 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " "CANADA... Old Colony Mennonite Church - Alberta; Members (1994): 1,050; Congregations: 4... Old Colony Mennonite Church - British Columbia; Members: 300; Congregations: 3... Old Colony Mennonite Church - Manitoba; Members: 1,112; Congregations: 4... Old Colony Mennonite Church - Ontario (and Unaffiliated); Members (1994): 2,243; Congregations: 7... Old Colony Mennonite Church - Saskatchewan; Members (1990): 415 " [Sum for all of these: 5,120 members]
Old Order Amish Church Canada - - 16
units
- 1974 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 280. Table: "The Old Order Amish, Number of Church Districts, 1974 and 1991 "; NOTE: In older, established Amish communities, each church district 125-174 people (adults & children). Newer, smaller settlements often fewer than 100 people.
Old Order Amish Church Canada 900 - - - 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 312. "In 1988 there were approximately... 900 [members] in Canada. "
Old Order Amish Church Canada - - 17
units
- 1991 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 280. Table: "The Old Order Amish, Number of Church Districts, 1974 and 1991 "; NOTE: In older, established Amish communities, each church district 125-174 people (adults & children). Newer, smaller settlements often fewer than 100 people.
Old Order Amish Church Canada - - 17
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Old Order Amish Church. "
Old Order Amish Church Canada - - 930
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Old Order Amish Church
Old Order Amish Church Canada 1,300 - 20
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " Old Order Amish; Members: Canada - 1,300; USA - 68,700; Total - 70,000+/-; Congregations: Canada - 20; USA - 940; Total - 960+/-
Old Order Mennonites Canada 2,470 - - - 1990 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " "CANADA?Old Order Mennonites; Members (1990): 2,470 " [Listed in section of Canada-only Mennonite churches, not with churches which are in both Canada and the U.S.]
Open Bible Standard Churches Canada 1,000 - 4
units
- 1987 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 159. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Open Bible Standard Churches of Canada, " which is Canadian branch of Des Moines,Iowa-based denomination.
Open Bible Standard Churches Canada 1,000 - - - 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 252. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Pentecostals. "Open Bible Standard Churches... In 1987 the Church reported... There were also 1,000 members in Canada... "
Orthodox Catholic Church in America Canada - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 127-128. "Orthodox Catholic Church in America... Milwaukee, WI [H.Q.]... Membership:... Churches are located in [multiple U.S. congregations listed] & Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. "
Orthodox Church in America Canada - - 72
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 159, 164. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Totals of "Orthodox Church in America (Canada section) " & "Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, " an autonomous part of Orthodox Church of America
Orthodox Church in America Canada - - 59
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 159. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Orthodox Church in America (Canadian Section). "
Orthodox Church in America Canada 1,000,000 - 606
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants. Listed as "Orthodox Church in America (Canada Section). "
Orthodox Church in America Canada 1,000,000 - 606
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Orthodox Church in America (Canada Section)
Orthodox Judaism Canada - - 53
units
- 1993 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 156. "A census by the Religious Dept. of the Canadian Jewish Congress indicates 53 of the synagogues are Orthodox, 43 are Conservative, 14 are Reform and two are Reconstructionist. "
other Canada 24,015 0.10% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495. Includes those NOT included already in: Jewish, "Para-religious groups ", "No religious affiliation ",Eastern Orthodox, Islam, Sikh, Buddhist, Hindu, Protestant & Catholic
other Canada 10,600 0.04% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000. Includes those NOT included already in: Jewish, "Para-religious groups ", "No religious affiliation ",Eastern Orthodox, Eastern non-Christian, Protestant & Catholic
other Canada 10,600 0.04% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; listed in table as "Other religions " -- those groups NOT included in: Catholic, Protestant, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Eastern Orthodox, Judaism, Para-religious groups & Nonreligious.
other Canada 180,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Roman Catholic, Protestant, Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism or Nonreligious
Para-religious groups Canada 13,450 0.10% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495. [Apparently "para-religious group " was the term used by the census to referred primarily to Neo-Pagan and New Age groups.]
Para-religious groups Canada 28,200 0.10% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000. [Apparently "para-religious group " was the term used by the census to referred primarily to Neo-Pagan and New Age groups.]
Para-religious groups Canada 28,200 0.10% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " [Apparently "para-religious group " was the term used by the census to referred primarily to Neo-Pagan and New Age groups.]
Pentecostal Canada 338,790 1.40% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Pentecostal Canada 436,400 1.62% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Pentecostal Canada 436,400 1.62% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Canada 178,743 - 1,036
units
- 1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 252. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Pentecostals. "Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada... Toronto, ON, Canada [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1986 there were 1,036 churches, 178,743 members, and 1,377 ministers. "
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Canada 194,972 - 976
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 159. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed in table as "Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. " Broke from Assemblies of God in 1920.
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Canada 218,782 - 1,100
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Canada 218,782 - 1,100
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada
Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland Canada 36,000 - 167
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1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 253. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Pentecostals. "Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland... St. John's, NF, Canada... Pentecostalism spread to Newfoundland in 1910 and on Easter Sunday, 1911, the first assembly, Bethesda Pentecostal Mission, opened at St. John's. The work was incorporated in 1925 as the Bethesda Pentecostal Assemblies, the name by which it was known until it assumed its present name in 1930. That same year, using a ship, The Gospel Messenger, the assemblies moved into towns in Laborador. The assemblies are separate from the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, but maintain close fraternal ties and hold to the same doctrinal position. Membership: In 1987 the assemblies reported 167 churches, 36,000 members, and 190 ministries. "
Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland Canada 33,700 - 160
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 160. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland. " Distinct denomination began in 1910.
Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland Canada 30,992 - 157
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland Canada 29,361 - 140
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland
Pentecostal Holiness Church Canada - - 32
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site counted listings in directory
peyotism Canada - - - - 1945 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 16). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 2172. "The spread of the peyote religion... by the Second World War was spreading among the Crow and Blackfood in Canada. "
Pilgrim Holiness Church of New York Canada 275 - 5
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 227. Chapter: Holiness Family; section: Glenn Griffith Movement. "Pilgrim Holiness Church of New York... Membership: In 1988 the Church reported... 275 members, 5 churches and 5 ministers in Canada. "
PL Kyodan Canada - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Official web site of PL Kyodan; web page: "North American Church Directory Menu " (viewed 11 April 1999). Counted listings in directory: "Ottawa Church, 999 Arnot Rd., Ottawa, ONT K2C OH5 " [1 church in Canada region.]


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