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Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
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countries
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Notes
Judaism Europe - Eastern 2,186,000 - - - 1830 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Eastern 8,000,000 - - - 1920 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Eastern 8,100,000 - - - 1939 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Eastern 3,000,000 - - - 1948 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Eastern 3,000,000 - - - 1970 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Eastern 2,790,000 - - - 1979 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Eastern 1,710,000 - - - 1984 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Roma Europe - Eastern 5,000,000 - - - 1994 Kephart, William M. & William W. Zellner. Extraordinary Groups: An Examination of Unconventional Life-Styles (5th Ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press (1994), pg. 100. "How many Gypsies are there in the world today? Estimates vary from 5 to 10 million, with the latter figure probably being closer to the truth. (More than half are in Eastern Europe.) "
Traditional Christian Catholic Church Europe - Eastern - - 2
units
- 1972 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 93. "Membership: In 1972 the Church reported one parish in Canada, three missions in the U.S., three missions in Western Europe, two missions in Eastern Europe and one mission in Hong Kong. "
Eastern Orthodox Europe - Ossetians 451,200 80.00% - - 1989 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 288-289. "Location: Caucasus Mountains between Russia and Georgia (Ossetian territory); Population: 564,000 (1989); Religion: Orthodox Christian; Muslim "; "Contemporary religion was adopted by Ossetians relatively recently, in the mid-19th century. Most Ossetians adopted the Orthodox Christian faith. However, a significant minority, between 15% to 20%, adopted Islam... "
Islam Europe - Ossetians 112,800 20.00% - - 1989 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 288-289. "Location: Caucasus Mountains between Russia and Georgia (Ossetian territory); Population: 564,000 (1989); Religion: Orthodox Christian; Muslim "; "Contemporary religion was adopted by Ossetians relatively recently, in the mid-19th century. Most Ossetians adopted the Orthodox Christian faith. However, a significant minority, between 15% to 20%, adopted Islam... "
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Europe - other 300 - 7
units
- 1998 *LINK* directory on offical church web site CONGREGATIONS: 7 fellowships, many members at large; MEMBERS: about 200 adults and 100 children scattered all over Europe. A little over half of these are members of UU Fellowships, the rest are members-at-large.
Cham Europe - Western 1,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 154-155. "Today, there are approximately 7,000 Cham living beyond the borders of Cambodia and Vietnam. These include 3,000 Cham in Malaysia, approximately 3,000 Cham in the United States, 1,000 in Western Europe, and a few hundred in Canada, Australia, several Arab countries, and Indonesia. "
Christianity - attend very regularly Europe - Western 38,000,000 - - - 1996 Decoo, Wilfried. "Issues in Writing European History and in Building the Church in Europe " in Journal of Mormon History (Spring 1997), pg. 164. "...the approximately 10 percent [of Christians] that still go 'very regularly' represent 38 million people in Western Europe. Islam counts almost 10 million faithful in European countries. About 100 million West Europeans are 'occassional' church-goers. "
Christianity - occasional churchgoers Europe - Western 100,000,000 - - - 1996 Decoo, Wilfried. "Issues in Writing European History and in Building the Church in Europe " in Journal of Mormon History (Spring 1997), pg. 164. "...the approximately 10 percent [of Christians] that still go 'very regularly' represent 38 million people in Western Europe. Islam counts almost 10 million faithful in European countries. About 100 million West Europeans are 'occassional' church-goers. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Europe - Western 99,994 - - - 1980 Stark, Rodney. "The Rise of a New World Faith " in Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members, edited by James T. Duke. Religious Studies Center, BYU: Provo, UT (1998), pg. 17. "Table: 1.3: Two Years of Mormon Growth, 1978-80 "; Two columns: "Percentage rate of membership growth 1978-80 " and "Number of members in 1980 "; Growth 1978-80: 22%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Europe - Western 347,000 0.09% - - 1996 Decoo, Wilfried. "Issues in Writing European History and in Building the Church in Europe " in Journal of Mormon History (Spring 1997), pg. 164. "...1996 estimated Church membership in Western Europe... 347,000 members represent 0.09 percent of the total population... about one out of four members is active. Our effective membership in Europe... about 87,000 or 0.02 percent. " [includes UK]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Europe - Western 170,000 - 814
units
- 1997 "The Church in Western Europe " in Ensign (Dec. 1997), pg. 66. Western Europe area: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Azores, Madeira Islands, Canary Islands, Cape Verde.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - active Europe - Western 87,000 - - - 1996 Decoo, Wilfried. "Issues in Writing European History and in Building the Church in Europe " in Journal of Mormon History (Spring 1997), pg. 164. "...1996 estimated Church membership in Western Europe... 347,000 members represent 0.09 percent of the total population... about one out of four members is active. Our effective membership in Europe... about 87,000 or 0.02 percent. " [includes UK]; [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.]
Islam - active Europe - Western 10,000,000 - - - 1996 Decoo, Wilfried. "Issues in Writing European History and in Building the Church in Europe " in Journal of Mormon History (Spring 1997), pg. 164. "...the approximately 10 percent [of Christians] that still go 'very regularly' represent 38 million people in Western Europe. Islam counts almost 10 million faithful in European countries. About 100 million West Europeans are 'occassional' church-goers. "
Judaism Europe - Western 800,000 - - - 1830 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Western 2,000,000 - - - 1920 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Western 1,200,000 - - - 1939 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Western 780,000 - - - 1948 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Western 1,000,000 - - - 1970 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Western 1,000,000 - - - 1977 Bermant, Chaim. The Jews. New York: NY Times Books (1977), pg. 4. "Western Europe (which contains about a million Jews)... "
Judaism Europe - Western 1,300,000 - - - 1979 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism Europe - Western 1,050,000 - - - 1984 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990), pg. 148. [Orig. source: "American Jewish Yearbook " (Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987). Table: "World Jewish Population "
Pentecostal Europe - Western - - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 16). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 2162. "...in Western Europe there are certainly several hundred thousand [Pentecostalists]. "
Traditional Christian Catholic Church Europe - Western - - 3
units
- 1972 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 93. "Membership: In 1972 the Church reported one parish in Canada, three missions in the U.S., three missions in Western Europe, two missions in Eastern Europe and one mission in Hong Kong. "
Judaism Europe, Eastern & Russia 3,000,000 - - - 1993 Kertzer, Morris N. & Lawrence A. Hoffman. What is a Jew (New & Completely Revised Ed.); New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1993), pg. xxix. "It is estimated that the entire world's Jewish population is somewhere in the region of 13 million... and (until 1990) up to 3 million in Russia & eastern Europe. Of the large Jewish community that was once behind 'the Iron Curtain,' there may be a million or more who still remember what Judaism is, and who want to reclaim their Jewish heritage. "
Islam Europe, Eastern & Turkey 25,000,000 - - - 1950 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 135. "Islam... In most areas there are no exact censuses, but approximate figures for the mid-20th century are as follows, by major groups:... in Turkey and eastern Europe, 25,000,000; in the Soviet Union, 21,000,000... "
Catholic Falkland Islands 570 13.57% 1
unit
- 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.
Christianity Falkland Islands - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) primarily Anglican, Roman Catholic, United Free Church, Evangelist Church, Jehovah's Witnesses, Lutheran, Seventh-Day Adventist; Total Population: 2,432.
Christianity Falkland Islands - 70.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 70%, secular 27%, other 3% "
Jehovah's Witnesses Falkland Islands 3 0.16% 1
unit
- 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Adherent count here is from "1983 Peak Publishers " column
Jehovah's Witnesses Falkland Islands 9 0.40% 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 15.
Jehovah's Witnesses Falkland Islands 9 0.41% 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 Falkland Islands 11 - 1
unit
- 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Data from columns: "No. of congs. " and "Memorial attendance "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Falkland Islands 15 0.68% 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 Falkland Islands 15 0.68% - - 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.
other Falkland Islands - 3.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 70%, secular 27%, other 3% "
secular Falkland Islands - 27.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 70%, secular 27%, other 3% "
Catholic Faroe Islands 100 0.21% 1
unit
- 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.
Evangelical Lutheran Church Faroe Islands 32,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; Listed as "Evangelical Lutheran "
Evangelical Lutheran Church Faroe Islands - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Evangelical Lutheran; Total Population: 39,873.
Jehovah's Witnesses Faroe Islands 83 0.19% 4
units
- 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Adherent count here is from "1983 Peak Publishers " column
Jehovah's Witnesses Faroe Islands 80 0.18% 4
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 110.; listed as "Faeroe Islands "
Jehovah's Witnesses Faroe Islands 77 0.17% 4
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 Faroe Islands 135 - 4
units
- 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Data from columns: "No. of congs. " and "Memorial attendance "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Faroe Islands 110 0.25% 4
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 Faroe Islands 118 0.26% - - 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.
other Faroe Islands 12,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Evangelical Lutheran
Protestant Faroe Islands - 94.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "; location listed as "Faeroe Islands "
Baptist World Alliance Fiji 750 0.09% 14
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.]
cargo cults Fiji - - - - 1885 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 3). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 409-410. "The cargo cults are generally thought to have started, sometime around the 1880s, in Fiji, and since then the pattern has remained roughly the same. "
Catholic Fiji 79,000 9.90% 7
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 Fiji 71,320 9.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian 52% (Methodist 37%, Roman Catholic 9%), Hindu 38%, Muslim 8%, other 2%; NOTE: Fijians are mainly Christian, Indians are Hindu, and there is a Muslim minority (1986); Total Population: 792,441 (1997 est.).
Catholic Fiji - 9.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Christianity Fiji 424,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; Christian is mostly Roman Catholic and Methodist
Christianity Fiji 412,069 52.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian 52% (Methodist 37%, Roman Catholic 9%), Hindu 38%, Muslim 8%, other 2%; NOTE: Fijians are mainly Christian, Indians are Hindu, and there is a Muslim minority (1986); Total Population: 792,441 (1997 est.).
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Fiji 11,000 1.40% 34
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 Fiji 11,000 1.40% 37
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 Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Fiji - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Fiji Baptist Convention Fiji 750 - 14
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 "
Hinduism Fiji - 41.00% - - 1986 Halverson, Dean C. (ed.) The Compact Guide to World Religions; Colorado Springs, Colorado: International Students Inc. (1996). [Publisher is an Evangelical missionary organization.] [Orig. source: Johnstone, Patrick. "Operation World " (1986)] Pg. 87. "Hindus also comprise a significant portion of the population in seven other countries: Bangladesh (11%), Bhutan (25%), Fiji (41%), Mauritius (50%), Nepal (89%), Sri Lanka (15%), Surinam (27%), and Trinidad (25%). "
Hinduism Fiji - 50.00% - - 1988 Hubner, John & Lindsey Gruson. Monkey on a Stick: Murder, Madness and the Hare Krishnas; New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers (1988), pg. 367. "Tamal Krishna is guru for the American Southwest & the island of Fiji. Fiji's population is 50% Hindu, & Tamal is trying to convert them so that the island will be the 'world's first Krishna-conscious nation.' Tamal plans to build a large Krishna temple in Fiji. "
Hinduism Fiji - 38.00% - - 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% "
Hinduism Fiji 375,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993). Pg 24-25. map
Hinduism Fiji 306,000 - - - 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.
Hinduism Fiji 301,128 38.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian 52% (Methodist 37%, Roman Catholic 9%), Hindu 38%, Muslim 8%, other 2%; NOTE: Fijians are mainly Christian, Indians are Hindu, and there is a Muslim minority (1986); Total Population: 792,441 (1997 est.).
Hinduism Fiji - 37.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Fiji 60,000 11.00% - - 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 Fiji - 8.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994) pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Islam Fiji 63,000 - - - 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.


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