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Christian traditions
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The table below illustrates the demographic changes in minor traditions within each of the major traditions (Catholic, Independent, Orthodox and Protestant). Data is provided for each of these for 1970, 2000 and 2020. Growth rates per year for 50 years 1970–2020 and for 10 years 2010–2020 are calculated. These figures are global sums of data from the churches and denominations tables in 234 countries, with 2020 projected from 2010-2015. Pentecostals/Charismatics and Evangelicals are present in most…

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“Christian traditions”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2020

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