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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1913-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
Sub Fields: ATLANTIC UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2012)
CANADA, SDA CHURCH IN (1932-2012)
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE (1946-2012)
Guam-Micronesia Mission of SDA (2012-2012)
LAKE UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2012)
MID-AMERICA UNION CONFERENCE (1980-2012)
NORTH PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2012)
PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2012)
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2012)
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2012)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
Historical
Sub Fields:
CANADA UNION CONFERENCE (1961-1972)
CANADIAN UNION CONFERENCE (1950-1960)
CENTRAL UNION CONFERENCE (1913-1979)
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE (1913-1945)
EASTERN CANADIAN UNION (1913-1931)
HAWAII MISSION (1922-1928)
NORTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-1979)
SOUTHEASTERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-1931)
WESTERN CANADIAN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-1931)
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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Sub Field Data for 2012
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
ATLANTIC UNION CONFERENCE 571 107,124 4,396 529 1,569 109,570 319
CANADA, SDA CHURCH IN 369 63,681 2,238 427 564 65,484 325
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 696 135,278 4,412 687 1,884 137,782 532
LAKE UNION CONFERENCE 506 84,262 2,126 587 564 85,071 302
MID-AMERICA UNION CONFERENCE 457 65,773 1,786 469 412 66,814 258
NORTH PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE 443 98,265 2,471 871 1,561 98,520 350
PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE 692 221,917 6,524 1,487 3,328 223,917 703
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE 1,101 260,692 10,501 1,507 2,974 267,591 852
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE 551 105,019 4,370 567 1,529 107,316 319
Guam-Micronesia Mission of SDA 20 4,486 235 17 2 4,764 17
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION 5,407 1,146,525 39,060 7,148 14,387 1,166,854 4,028
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
ATLANTIC UNION CONFERENCE 4.10% 0.49% 1.46% 24.37 191.89 1.79 343.48
CANADA, SDA CHURCH IN 3.51% 0.67% 0.89% 28.45 177.46 1.14 201.49
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 3.26% 0.51% 1.39% 30.66 197.96 1.31 258.99
LAKE UNION CONFERENCE 2.52% 0.70% 0.67% 39.63 168.12 1.68 281.69
MID-AMERICA UNION CONFERENCE 2.72% 0.71% 0.63% 36.83 146.20 1.77 258.97
NORTH PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE 2.51% 0.89% 1.59% 39.77 222.39 1.27 281.49
PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE 2.94% 0.67% 1.50% 34.02 323.58 0.98 318.52
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE 4.03% 0.58% 1.14% 24.83 243.04 1.29 314.07
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE 4.16% 0.54% 1.46% 24.03 194.77 1.73 336.41
Guam-Micronesia Mission of SDA 5.24% 0.38% 0.04% 19.09 238.20 1.18 280.24
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION 3.41% 0.62% 1.25% 29.35 215.80 1.34 289.69

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012  
Churches  4,958  5,024  5,066  5,094  5,167  5,183  5,224  5,254  5,284  5,333  5,407
Companies  538  579  613  643  677  709  734  759  765  792  783
Beginning
Membership
 955,076  974,271  992,046  1,006,317  1,024,035  1,041,685  1,062,189  1,084,838  1,108,158  1,126,815  1,146,525
Baptisms  30,510  31,027  30,549  30,760  32,656  31,365  33,960  39,305  34,218  33,948  33,286
Professions
of Faith
 6,386  6,418  6,338  5,940  6,062  5,994  5,749  6,114  5,964  5,556  5,774
Transfers In  29,358  31,181  27,047  28,650  31,452  30,278  29,463  29,338  29,247  29,269  29,013
Transfers Out  27,595  27,860  25,562  26,160  29,670  28,960  28,161  28,121  27,957  28,209  27,773
Deaths  6,372  6,977  6,500  6,930  7,168  7,703  7,353  6,991  7,201  7,433  7,148
Dropped  5,193  5,476  5,156  4,813  5,270  4,877  5,423  4,242  4,110  4,518  4,534
Missing  7,772  11,562  12,101  9,762  10,880  11,830  9,264  9,144  9,310  8,212  9,853
Total Gains  66,254  68,626  63,934  65,350  70,170  67,637  69,172  74,757  69,429  68,773  68,073
Total Losses  46,932  51,875  49,319  47,665  52,988  53,370  50,201  48,498  48,578  48,372  49,308
Adjustment  -127  1,024  -344  33  468  6,237  3,678  -2,939  -2,194  -5,177  1,564
Net Growth  19,195  17,775  14,271  17,718  17,650  20,504  22,649  23,320  18,657  15,224  20,329
Ending
Membership
 974,271  992,046  1,006,317  1,024,035  1,041,685  1,062,189  1,084,838  1,108,158  1,126,815  1,142,039  1,166,854
Growth Rate  2.01%  1.82%  1.44%  1.76%  1.72%  1.97%  2.13%  2.15%  1.68%  1.35%  1.77%
Accession Rate  3.86%  3.84%  3.72%  3.65%  3.78%  3.59%  3.74%  4.19%  3.63%  3.51%  3.41%
Death Rate  0.67%  0.72%  0.66%  0.69%  0.70%  0.74%  0.69%  0.64%  0.65%  0.66%  0.62%
Ordained
Ministers
 3,478  3,440  3,495  3,489  3,498  3,568  3,434  3,376  3,357  3,293  3,417
Licensed
Ministers
 636  648  576  560  571  584  763  622  590  687  611