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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 (2010-2013)
BOLIVIA UNION MISSION (1996-2013)
CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (1986-2013)
CHILE UNION MISSION (1966-2013)
EAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION (2013-2013)
ECUADOR UNION MISSION (2001-2013)
NORTH BRAZIL UNION MISSION (1919-2013)
NORTH PERU UNION MISSION (2007-2013)
NORTHEAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION (1996-2013)
NORTHWEST BRAZIL UNION MISSION (2010-2013)
PARAGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION (2010-2013)
SOUTH BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (1920-2013)
SOUTH PERU UNION MISSION (2007-2013)
SOUTHEAST BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (2012-2013)
URUGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION (2010-2013)
WEST CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION MISSION (2005-2013)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
Historical
Sub Fields:
Yearbook
Entry:  
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
ARGENTINA UNION CONFERENCE 563 110,448 5,982 993 8,779 106,634
BOLIVIA UNION MISSION 347 89,917 11,941 242 3,676 97,908
CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 1,069 224,324 16,757 1,373 10,382 229,542
CHILE UNION MISSION 670 115,850 6,111 914 10,860 109,592
EAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 890 177,464 16,478 719 8,486 184,073
ECUADOR UNION MISSION 232 53,278 5,897 87 756 58,297
NORTH BRAZIL UNION MISSION 1,418 205,230 38,764 497 14,192 228,804
NORTH PERU UNION MISSION 1,168 191,115 20,961 599 6,555 204,930
NORTHEAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 815 182,550 22,597 465 9,808 194,554
NORTHWEST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 832 130,021 20,536 365 8,985 140,905
PARAGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION 61 12,526 1,043 13 175 13,347
SOUTH BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 993 175,871 18,433 1,191 10,642 182,637
SOUTH PERU UNION MISSION 1,047 205,240 19,217 353 6,970 217,007
SOUTHEAST BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 1,156 172,354 14,166 1,057 6,141 179,265
URUGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION 54 7,762 415 51 135 8,009
WEST CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION MISSION 607 105,418 8,163 474 5,640 107,690
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION 11,922 2,159,368 227,461 9,393 112,182 2,263,194
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
ARGENTINA UNION CONFERENCE 5.42% 0.90% 7.95% 18.46 189.40
BOLIVIA UNION MISSION 13.28% 0.27% 4.09% 7.53 282.16
CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 7.47% 0.61% 4.63% 13.39 214.73
CHILE UNION MISSION 5.27% 0.79% 9.37% 18.96 163.57
EAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 9.29% 0.41% 4.78% 10.77 206.82
ECUADOR UNION MISSION 11.07% 0.16% 1.42% 9.03 251.28
NORTH BRAZIL UNION MISSION 18.89% 0.24% 6.92% 5.29 161.36
NORTH PERU UNION MISSION 10.97% 0.31% 3.43% 9.12 175.45
NORTHEAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 12.38% 0.25% 5.37% 8.08 238.72
NORTHWEST BRAZIL UNION MISSION 15.79% 0.28% 6.91% 6.33 169.36
PARAGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION 8.33% 0.10% 1.40% 12.01 218.80
SOUTH BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 10.48% 0.68% 6.05% 9.54 183.92
SOUTH PERU UNION MISSION 9.36% 0.17% 3.40% 10.68 207.27
SOUTHEAST BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE 8.22% 0.61% 3.56% 12.17 155.07
URUGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION 5.35% 0.66% 1.74% 18.70 148.31
WEST CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION MISSION 7.74% 0.45% 5.35% 12.91 177.41
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION 10.53% 0.43% 5.20% 9.49 189.83

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  7,678  8,151  8,545  8,836  9,251  9,553  10,048  10,500  10,922  11,432  11,922
Companies  9,628  9,624  10,050  10,684  10,841  10,965  11,099  11,363  12,282  12,922  13,334
Beginning
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
Baptisms  260,712  214,394  237,272  219,024  222,234  208,646  214,639  203,410  216,703  214,774  218,613
Professions
of Faith
 3,418  3,192  3,291  3,561  4,698  4,619  5,740  6,042  6,675  7,430  8,848
Transfers In  21,753  15,192  14,006  18,395  24,288  22,359  162,146  113,323  167,593  99,186  126,400
Transfers Out  21,800  15,986  17,177  19,969  25,137  26,678  163,203  113,481  168,492  99,209  126,218
Deaths  6,050  6,071  6,494  7,004  10,015  13,194  14,102  8,441  13,744  7,667  9,393
Dropped  43,775  41,011  54,302  65,356  129,435  158,640  161,015  101,927  156,609  69,383  77,990
Missing  14,039  16,959  18,622  16,438  59,464  162,541  168,788  49,970  75,282  17,514  34,192
Total Gains  285,883  232,778  254,569  240,980  251,220  235,624  382,525  322,775  390,971  321,390  353,861
Total Losses  85,664  80,027  96,595  108,767  224,051  361,053  507,108  273,819  414,127  193,773  247,793
Adjustment  -7,155  -10,520  1,721  -58,752  -58,065  -241,757  -110,027  -123  -3,815  -6,021  -2,242
Net Growth  193,064  142,231  159,695  73,461  -30,896  -367,186  -234,610  48,833  -26,971  121,596  103,826
Ending
Membership
 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  2,263,194
Growth Rate  9.28%  6.26%  6.61%  2.85%  -1.17%  -14.03%  -10.42%  2.42%  -1.31%  5.97%  4.81%
Accession Rate  12.70%  9.57%  9.96%  8.64%  8.57%  8.15%  9.79%  10.39%  10.82%  10.90%  10.53%
Death Rate  0.29%  0.27%  0.27%  0.27%  0.38%  0.50%  0.63%  0.42%  0.67%  0.38%  0.43%
Ordained
Ministers
 1,984  2,050  2,114  2,230  2,313  2,384  2,465  2,548  2,697  2,846  
Licensed
Ministers
 706  705  757  763  837  890  965  1,091  1,171  1,233