USA '96

140.0 million Christians
010.0 million Muslims
004.3 million Jews

USA by denomination in millions (1996)

59.0 Roman Catholic
15.3 Southern Baptist
10.0 Muslims
08.7 United Methodist
08.2 National Baptist USA
05.5 Church of God in Christ
05.2 Evangelical Lutheran USA
04.4 Mormon
03.7 Presbyterian Church USA
03.5 African Methodist Episcopal Church
02.6 Lutheran Church of Missouri
02.4 Episcopal Church
02.2 Assemblies of God
02.0 United Synagogue of America (Conservative Jews)
01.5 American Baptist
01.5 Baptist Bible Fellowship International
01.5 Greek Orthodox
01.3 United American Hebrew Congregation (Reform Jews)
01.2 African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
01.0 United Orthodox Jewish Congregation of America (Orthodox Jews)
01.0 Disciples of Christ


The Worlds Major Religions Changes

In the last half century...

Confucianism & Taoism decrease 13%
350,600,000
305,000,000

Judaism decrease 4%
15,630,000
15,000,000

Christianity increase 47%
682,400,000
1,000,000,000

Eastern Orthodox decrease 36%
144,000,000
092,000,000

Protestant increase 57%
206,900,000
324,000,000

Catholic increase 70%
331,500,000
565,000,000

Buddhism increase 63%
150,180,000
245,000,000

Hinduism increase 117%
230,150,000
500,000,000

Shintoism increase 152%
25,000,000
63,000,000

Islam increase 235%
209,020,000
700,000,000

Growth rates taken between

World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1935
and
Readers Digest Almanac and Yearbook 1983





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