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How to determine “population statistics” for population dependant Halachot?

There appear to be several halachot that are based on "a majority of Israel". For example: Mishnah Berachot 54a: הרואה מקום שנעשו בו נסים לישראל אומר ברוך שעשה נסים לאבותינו במקום הזה IF ONE ...
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Orthodox Jewish Divorce Statistics

A Kohain may not marry a divorcee. (Vayikra 21:7) I am wondering if anyone ever did statistics of Orthodox Jews and divorce to see if there is a smaller percentage of Kohanim that get divorced ...
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How many mitzvos derabanan are there?

We know that there are 613 Mitzvos min HaTorah, but are there any authoritative opinions who have counted up the total number of Rabbinic Mitzvos (I'd imagine that there are differing opinions and ...
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How many words are there in the Zohar?

Zohar (with and w/o the Tikunei Zohar) Tikkunei Zohar Also is there a site/place that lists or otherwise aids in wordcounts for different Jewish books /Seforim ? TYVM
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Number of total occurrence of holy names in the Torah and its significance

Rambam Yesodey Hatorah 6.2: וְשִׁבְעָה שֵׁמוֹת הֵם. הַשֵּׁם הַנִּכְתָּב יוּ''ד הֵ''א וָא''ו הֵ''א וְהוּא הַשֵּׁם הַמְפֹרָשׁ. אוֹ הַנִּכְתָּב אֲדֹנָי. וְאֵל. אֱלוֹהַּ. וֵאלֹהִים. וֵאלֹהֵי. ...