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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 (2010-2014)
BOLIVIA UNION MISSION (1996-2014)
CENTRAL BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (1986-2014)
CHILE UNION MISSION (1966-2014)
East Brazil Union Mission (2013-2014)
ECUADOR UNION MISSION (2001-2014)
NORTH BRAZIL UNION MISSION (1919-2014)
North Peru Union Mission (2007-2014)
NORTHEAST BRAZIL UNION MISSION (1996-2014)
NORTHWEST BRAZIL UNION MISSION (2010-2014)
PARAGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION (2010-2014)
SOUTH BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (1920-2014)
SOUTH PERU UNION MISSION (2007-2014)
SOUTHEAST BRAZIL UNION CONFERENCE (2012-2014)
URUGUAY UNION OF CHURCHES MISSION (2010-2014)
West Central Brazil Union Mission (2005-2014)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
Historical
Sub Fields:
Yearbook
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South American Division
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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Sub Field Data for 2014
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
Argentina Union Conference 575 106,634 5,384 538 3,001 108,480
Bolivia Union Mission 356 97,908 10,978 128 2,190 106,621
Central Brazil Union Conference 1,089 229,542 16,604 1,447 9,275 235,478
Chile Union Mission 665 109,592 6,218 935 12,689 101,624
East Brazil Union Mission 959 184,073 18,143 889 10,107 190,488
Ecuador Union Mission 250 58,297 5,597 187 3,736 59,769
North Brazil Union Mission 1,472 228,804 42,028 711 22,972 246,158
North Peru Union Mission 1,189 204,930 20,295 859 9,938 214,192
Northeast Brazil Union Mission 856 194,554 23,662 467 8,324 208,842
Northwest Brazil Union Mission 869 140,905 19,857 423 15,138 144,829
Paraguay Union of Churches Mission 62 13,347 1,071 109 3,450 10,804
South Brazil Union Conference 1,040 182,637 18,314 1,158 11,669 188,408
South Peru Union Mission 1,082 217,007 20,445 1,117 29,244 206,484
Southeast Brazil Union Conference 1,195 179,265 14,833 1,077 5,782 187,120
Uruguay Union of Churches Mission 54 8,009 378 71 81 8,233
West Central Brazil Union Mission 626 107,690 9,674 523 5,582 111,715
South American Division 12,339 2,263,194 233,481 10,639 153,178 2,329,245
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Argentina Union Conference 5.05% 0.50% 2.81% 19.81 188.66
Bolivia Union Mission 11.21% 0.13% 2.24% 8.92 299.50
Central Brazil Union Conference 7.23% 0.63% 4.04% 13.82 216.23
Chile Union Mission 5.67% 0.85% 11.58% 17.62 152.82
East Brazil Union Mission 9.86% 0.48% 5.49% 10.15 198.63
Ecuador Union Mission 9.60% 0.32% 6.41% 10.42 239.08
North Brazil Union Mission 18.37% 0.31% 10.04% 5.44 167.23
North Peru Union Mission 9.90% 0.42% 4.85% 10.10 180.14
Northeast Brazil Union Mission 12.16% 0.24% 4.28% 8.22 243.97
Northwest Brazil Union Mission 14.09% 0.30% 10.74% 7.10 166.66
Paraguay Union of Churches Mission 8.02% 0.82% 25.85% 12.46 174.26
South Brazil Union Conference 10.03% 0.63% 6.39% 9.97 181.16
South Peru Union Mission 9.42% 0.51% 13.48% 10.61 190.84
Southeast Brazil Union Conference 8.27% 0.60% 3.23% 12.09 156.59
Uruguay Union of Churches Mission 4.72% 0.89% 1.01% 21.19 152.46
West Central Brazil Union Mission 8.98% 0.49% 5.18% 11.13 178.46
South American Division 10.32% 0.47% 6.77% 9.69 188.77

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014  
Churches  8,151  8,545  8,836  9,251  9,553  10,048  10,500  10,922  11,432  11,922  12,339
Companies  9,624  10,050  10,684  10,841  10,965  11,099  11,363  12,282  12,922  13,334  13,603
Beginning
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
Baptisms  214,394  237,272  219,024  222,234  208,646  214,639  203,410  216,703  214,774  218,613  225,375
Professions
of Faith
 3,192  3,291  3,561  4,698  4,619  5,740  6,042  6,675  7,430  8,848  8,106
Transfers In  15,192  14,006  18,395  24,288  22,359  162,146  113,323  167,593  99,186  126,400  129,392
Transfers Out  15,986  17,177  19,969  25,137  26,678  163,203  113,481  168,492  99,209  126,218  129,306
Deaths  6,071  6,494  7,004  10,015  13,194  14,102  8,441  13,744  7,667  9,393  10,639
Dropped  41,011  54,302  65,356  129,435  158,640  161,015  101,927  156,609  69,383  77,990  99,798
Missing  16,959  18,622  16,438  59,464  162,541  168,788  49,970  75,282  17,514  34,192  53,380
Total Gains  232,778  254,569  240,980  251,220  235,624  382,525  322,775  390,971  321,390  353,861  362,873
Total Losses  80,027  96,595  108,767  224,051  361,053  507,108  273,819  414,127  193,773  247,793  293,123
Adjustment  -10,520  1,721  -58,752  -58,065  -241,757  -110,027  -123  -3,815  -6,021  -2,242  -3,699
Net Growth  142,231  159,695  73,461  -30,896  -367,186  -234,610  48,833  -26,971  121,596  103,826  66,051
Ending
Membership
 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  2,329,245
Growth Rate  6.26%  6.61%  2.85%  -1.17%  -14.03%  -10.42%  2.42%  -1.31%  5.97%  4.81%  2.92%
Accession Rate  9.57%  9.96%  8.64%  8.57%  8.15%  9.79%  10.39%  10.82%  10.90%  10.53%  10.32%
Death Rate  0.27%  0.27%  0.27%  0.38%  0.50%  0.63%  0.42%  0.67%  0.38%  0.43%  0.47%
Ordained
Ministers
 2,050  2,114  2,230  2,313  2,384  2,465  2,548  2,697  2,846    
Licensed
Ministers
 705  757  763  837  890  965  1,091  1,171  1,233