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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1915-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
Sub Fields: ARGENTINA UNION CONFERENCE (2010-2012)
BOLIVIA UNION MISSION (1996-2012)
CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (1986-2012)
CHILE UNION MISSION (1966-2012)
ECUADOR UNION MISSION (2001-2012)
NORTH BRAZIL UNION MISSION (1919-2012)
NORTH PERU UNION MISSION (2007-2012)
NORTHEAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION (1996-2012)
NORTHWEST BRAZIL UNION MISSION (2010-2012)
PARAGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION (2010-2012)
SOUTH BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (1920-2012)
SOUTH PERU UNION MISSION (2007-2012)
SOUTHEAST BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (2012-2012)
URUGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION (2010-2012)
WEST CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION MISSION (2005-2012)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
Historical
Sub Fields:
Yearbook
Entry:  
South American Division
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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
ARGENTINA UNION CONFERENCE 551 112,907 6,226 1,154 7,442 110,448 316
BOLIVIA UNION MISSION 340 79,997 10,866 70 1,102 89,917 132
CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 1,036 221,644 16,094 1,395 10,995 224,324 564
CHILE UNION MISSION 658 113,022 7,502 532 3,670 115,850 246
ECUADOR UNION MISSION 220 46,896 6,944 35 312 53,278 83
NORTH BRAZIL UNION MISSION 1,320 184,302 33,924 317 12,115 205,230 269
NORTH PERU UNION MISSION 1,111 169,841 24,188 256 2,454 191,115 289
NORTHEAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 1,628 346,341 36,792 1,157 20,305 360,014 495
NORTHWEST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 788 120,276 19,469 315 8,825 130,021 197
PARAGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION 61 11,845 1,029 50 323 12,526 36
SOUTH BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 936 169,761 16,834 976 9,208 175,871 433
SOUTH PERU UNION MISSION 1,026 186,032 21,970 210 2,400 205,240 263
SOUTHEAST BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 1,135 166,141 12,931 858 5,319 172,354 394
URUGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION 50 7,441 332 0 7 7,762 31
WEST CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION MISSION 572 101,326 7,103 342 2,420 105,418 271
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION 11,432 2,037,772 222,204 7,667 86,897 2,159,368 4,079
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
ARGENTINA UNION CONFERENCE 5.51% 1.02% 6.59% 18.13 200.45 1.74 349.52
BOLIVIA UNION MISSION 13.58% 0.09% 1.38% 7.36 264.46 2.58 681.19
CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 7.26% 0.63% 4.96% 13.77 216.53 1.84 397.74
CHILE UNION MISSION 6.64% 0.47% 3.25% 15.07 176.06 2.67 470.93
ECUADOR UNION MISSION 14.81% 0.07% 0.67% 6.75 242.17 2.65 641.90
NORTH BRAZIL UNION MISSION 18.41% 0.17% 6.57% 5.43 155.48 4.91 762.94
NORTH PERU UNION MISSION 14.24% 0.15% 1.44% 7.02 172.02 3.84 661.30
NORTHEAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 10.62% 0.33% 5.86% 9.41 221.14 3.29 727.30
NORTHWEST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 16.19% 0.26% 7.34% 6.18 165.00 4.00 660.01
PARAGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION 8.69% 0.42% 2.73% 11.51 205.34 1.69 347.94
SOUTH BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 9.92% 0.57% 5.42% 10.08 187.90 2.16 406.17
SOUTH PERU UNION MISSION 11.81% 0.11% 1.29% 8.47 200.04 3.90 780.38
SOUTHEAST BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 7.78% 0.52% 3.20% 12.85 151.85 2.88 437.45
URUGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION 4.46% 0.00% 0.09% 22.41 155.24 1.61 250.39
WEST CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION MISSION 7.01% 0.34% 2.39% 14.27 184.30 2.11 389.00
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION 10.90% 0.38% 4.26% 9.17 188.89 2.80 529.39

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  7,145  7,678  8,151  8,545  8,836  9,251  9,553  10,048  10,500  10,922  11,432
Companies  9,296  9,628  9,624  10,050  10,684  10,841  10,965  11,099  11,363  12,282  12,922
Beginning
Membership
 1,922,373  2,080,151  2,273,215  2,415,446  2,575,141  2,648,602  2,617,706  2,250,520  2,015,910  2,064,743  2,037,772
Baptisms  218,796  260,712  214,394  237,272  219,024  222,234  208,646  214,639  203,410  216,703  214,774
Professions
of Faith
 3,151  3,418  3,192  3,291  3,561  4,698  4,619  5,740  6,042  6,675  7,430
Transfers In  43,382  21,753  15,192  14,006  18,395  24,288  22,359  162,146  113,323  167,593  99,186
Transfers Out  42,803  21,800  15,986  17,177  19,969  25,137  26,678  163,203  113,481  168,492  99,209
Deaths  5,794  6,050  6,071  6,494  7,004  10,015  13,194  14,102  8,441  13,744  7,667
Dropped  39,156  43,775  41,011  54,302  65,356  129,435  158,640  161,015  101,927  156,609  69,383
Missing  14,950  14,039  16,959  18,622  16,438  59,464  162,541  168,788  49,970  75,282  17,514
Total Gains  265,329  285,883  232,778  254,569  240,980  251,220  235,624  382,525  322,775  390,971  321,390
Total Losses  102,703  85,664  80,027  96,595  108,767  224,051  361,053  507,108  273,819  414,127  193,773
Adjustment  -4,848  -7,155  -10,520  1,721  -58,752  -58,065  -241,757  -110,027  -123  -3,815  -6,021
Net Growth  157,778  193,064  142,231  159,695  73,461  -30,896  -367,186  -234,610  48,833  -26,971  121,596
Ending
Membership
 2,080,151  2,273,215  2,415,446  2,575,141  2,648,602  2,617,706  2,250,520  2,015,910  2,064,743  2,037,772  2,159,368
Growth Rate  8.21%  9.28%  6.26%  6.61%  2.85%  -1.17%  -14.03%  -10.42%  2.42%  -1.31%  5.97%
Accession Rate  11.55%  12.70%  9.57%  9.96%  8.64%  8.57%  8.15%  9.79%  10.39%  10.82%  10.90%
Death Rate  0.30%  0.29%  0.27%  0.27%  0.27%  0.38%  0.50%  0.63%  0.42%  0.67%  0.38%
Ordained
Ministers
 1,903  1,984  2,050  2,114  2,230  2,313  2,384  2,465  2,548  2,697  2,846
Licensed
Ministers
 641  706  705  757  763  837  890  965  1,091  1,171  1,233