World Christian Encyclopedia Online

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Authors: Todd M. Johnson and Gina A. Zurlo

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This in the online version of the 3rd edition of the World Christian Encyclopedia, which documents the changing status of World Christianity over the past 120 years from historical and social scientific perspectives. It records the continued shift of Christianity to the Global South and contains estimates for religious and nonreligious affiliation in every country of the world, including detail on Christianity to the denominational level. This reference work features comprehensive descriptions of all Christian traditions, including current information on the uniqueness of Christian experiences around the world.

The online version is fully text searchable, contains cross references and additional photo material.

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Faeroe Islands

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Føroyar/Færøerne (The Faeroe Islands) Demographics (United Nations) Population 49,900 Area 1,400 sq. km (540 sq. mi) Population density 36/sq. km (92/sq. mi) Growth rate p.a. 0.38% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 10) Under 15 years 16% Urban dwellers 42% (0.89% p.a.) Capital city Tórshavn 20,100 Languages & peoples (World Christian Database) Mother tongues 97% Faroese, 2% Danish Peoples 97% Faeroe Islander; 3% Danish (Dane) Socioeconomics Development Index (max 100) 92 Corruption Index (max 100) 20 Income per capita (US$) $42,800 Education 87% Adult literacy 100% Internet users 93% H…

Falkland Islands

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Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Demographics (United Nations) Population 2,900 Area 12,000 sq. km (4,700 sq. mi) Population density 0.24/sq. km (0.6/sq. mi) Growth rate p.a. 0.19% (per 1,000: births 12, deaths 9) Under 15 years 18% Urban dwellers 79% (0.53% p.a.) Capital city Stanley 2,200 Languages & peoples (World Christian Database) Mother tongues 93% English, 4% Spanish, 1% Japanese Peoples 93% British; 4% Latin American White; 1% Japanese Socioeconomics Development Index (max 100) 76 Corruption Index (max 100) 64 Income per capita (US$) $14,600 Education 61% Adult literacy 98% Int…