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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 (1913-2013)
CANADA, SDA CHURCH IN (1932-2013)
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE (1946-2013)
Guam-Micronesia Mission of SDA (2012-2013)
LAKE UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2013)
MID-AMERICA UNION CONFERENCE (1980-2013)
NORTH PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2013)
PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2013)
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2013)
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-2013)
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
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
ATLANTIC UNION CONFERENCE 573 109,570 5,193 534 911 113,369
CANADA, SDA CHURCH IN 372 65,484 1,850 450 518 66,579
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 709 137,782 4,253 839 1,867 139,571
LAKE UNION CONFERENCE 504 85,071 1,913 538 612 85,665
MID-AMERICA UNION CONFERENCE 455 66,814 1,979 540 676 67,528
NORTH PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE 442 98,520 2,241 908 1,090 98,986
PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE 698 223,917 5,911 1,319 2,650 225,928
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE 1,102 267,591 9,462 1,578 3,940 272,630
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE 572 107,316 4,226 534 2,070 109,079
Guam-Micronesia Mission of SDA 20 4,764 249 13 10 5,035
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION 5,448 1,166,854 37,277 7,253 14,344 1,184,395
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
ATLANTIC UNION CONFERENCE 4.74% 0.49% 0.83% 21.10 197.85
CANADA, SDA CHURCH IN 2.83% 0.69% 0.79% 35.40 178.98
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 3.09% 0.61% 1.36% 32.40 196.86
LAKE UNION CONFERENCE 2.25% 0.63% 0.72% 44.47 169.97
MID-AMERICA UNION CONFERENCE 2.96% 0.81% 1.01% 33.76 148.41
NORTH PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE 2.27% 0.92% 1.11% 43.96 223.95
PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE 2.64% 0.59% 1.18% 37.88 323.68
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE 3.54% 0.59% 1.47% 28.28 247.40
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE 3.94% 0.50% 1.93% 25.39 190.70
Guam-Micronesia Mission of SDA 5.23% 0.27% 0.21% 19.13 251.75
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION 3.19% 0.62% 1.23% 31.30 217.40

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013  
Churches  5,024  5,066  5,094  5,167  5,183  5,224  5,254  5,284  5,333  5,407  5,448
Companies  579  613  643  677  709  734  759  765  792  783  784
Beginning
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  1,146,525  1,166,854
Baptisms  31,027  30,549  30,760  32,656  31,365  33,960  39,305  34,218  33,948  33,286  31,529
Professions
of Faith
 6,418  6,338  5,940  6,062  5,994  5,749  6,114  5,964  5,556  5,774  5,748
Transfers In  31,181  27,047  28,650  31,452  30,278  29,463  29,338  29,247  29,269  29,013  27,619
Transfers Out  27,860  25,562  26,160  29,670  28,960  28,161  28,121  27,957  28,209  27,773  26,775
Deaths  6,977  6,500  6,930  7,168  7,703  7,353  6,991  7,201  7,433  7,148  7,253
Dropped  5,476  5,156  4,813  5,270  4,877  5,423  4,242  4,110  4,518  4,534  6,042
Missing  11,562  12,101  9,762  10,880  11,830  9,264  9,144  9,310  8,212  9,853  8,302
Total Gains  68,626  63,934  65,350  70,170  67,637  69,172  74,757  69,429  68,773  68,073  64,896
Total Losses  51,875  49,319  47,665  52,988  53,370  50,201  48,498  48,578  48,372  49,308  48,372
Adjustment  1,024  -344  33  468  6,237  3,678  -2,939  -2,194  -5,177  1,564  1,017
Net Growth  17,775  14,271  17,718  17,650  20,504  22,649  23,320  18,657  15,224  20,329  17,541
Ending
Membership
 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  1,184,395
Growth Rate  1.82%  1.44%  1.76%  1.72%  1.97%  2.13%  2.15%  1.68%  1.35%  1.77%  1.50%
Accession Rate  3.84%  3.72%  3.65%  3.78%  3.59%  3.74%  4.19%  3.63%  3.51%  3.41%  3.19%
Death Rate  0.72%  0.66%  0.69%  0.70%  0.74%  0.69%  0.64%  0.65%  0.66%  0.62%  0.62%
Ordained
Ministers
 3,440  3,495  3,489  3,498  3,568  3,434  3,376  3,357  3,293  3,417  
Licensed
Ministers
 648  576  560  571  584  763  622  590  687  611