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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION (2003-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
Sub Fields: BOTSWANA UNION CONFERENCE (2013-2013)
INDIAN OCEAN UNION CONFERENCE (2013-2013)
MALAWI UNION MISSION (2003-2013)
MOZAMBIQUE UNION MISSION (2003-2013)
NORTH-EASTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION (2011-2013)
Sao Tome and Principe Mission (2011-2013)
SOUTHERN AFRICA UNION CONFERENCE (2003-2013)
SOUTH-WESTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION (2011-2013)
ZAMBIA UNION CONFERENCE (2004-2013)
ZIMBABWE UNION CONFERENCE (2003-2013)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
Historical
Sub Fields:
ANGOLA UNION MISSION (2003-2010)
ATTACHED FIELDS TO SID (2003-2003)
BOTSWANA UNION MISSION (2004-2012)
INDIAN OCEAN UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
ZAMBIA UNION MISSION (2003-2003)
Yearbook
Entry:  
Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division
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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Sub Field Data for 2013
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
BOTSWANA UNION CONFERENCE 118 35,573 2,539 28 482 37,557
INDIAN OCEAN UNION CONFERENCE 842 132,897 9,990 141 1,662 131,295
MALAWI UNION MISSION 1,365 408,798 28,352 1,323 6,268 429,292
MOZAMBIQUE UNION MISSION 1,011 297,900 14,583 378 1,020 313,080
NORTH-EASTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION 405 197,671 23,674 395 3,028 189,793
SOUTHERN AFRICA UNION CONFERENCE 1,193 143,302 5,549 199 371 149,899
SOUTH-WESTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION 702 225,615 20,007 420 1,777 242,016
ZAMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 2,229 830,368 70,870 1,764 7,016 903,326
ZIMBABWE UNION CONFERENCE 1,498 732,827 43,795 1,013 7,993 766,079
Sao Tome and Principe Mission 9 4,654 346 6 52 4,922
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION 9,372 3,009,605 219,705 5,667 29,669 3,167,259
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
BOTSWANA UNION CONFERENCE 7.14% 0.08% 1.35% 14.01 318.28
INDIAN OCEAN UNION CONFERENCE 7.52% 0.11% 1.25% 13.30 155.93
MALAWI UNION MISSION 6.94% 0.32% 1.53% 14.42 314.50
MOZAMBIQUE UNION MISSION 4.90% 0.13% 0.34% 20.43 309.67
NORTH-EASTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION 11.98% 0.20% 1.53% 8.35 468.62
SOUTHERN AFRICA UNION CONFERENCE 3.87% 0.14% 0.26% 25.82 125.65
SOUTH-WESTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION 8.87% 0.19% 0.79% 11.28 344.75
ZAMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 8.53% 0.21% 0.84% 11.72 405.26
ZIMBABWE UNION CONFERENCE 5.98% 0.14% 1.09% 16.73 511.40
Sao Tome and Principe Mission 7.43% 0.13% 1.12% 13.45 546.89
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION 7.30% 0.19% 0.99% 13.70 337.95

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  6,479  6,735  6,973  7,105  7,404  7,627  8,171  8,395  8,767  8,999  9,372
Companies  11,525  12,001  12,413  11,638  11,772  11,978  11,828  12,240  12,431  12,672  13,098
Beginning
Membership
 1,624,282  1,713,768  1,863,895  1,961,735  2,064,919  2,187,125  2,325,863  2,489,871  2,683,212  2,857,402  3,009,605
Baptisms  118,592  180,920  138,787  132,770  143,195  165,561  195,889  218,721  210,753  202,827  218,188
Professions
of Faith
 2,884  4,763  3,048  1,959  2,325  2,032  1,777  1,965  1,883  1,794  1,517
Transfers In  15,537  16,847  20,134  16,100  14,567  14,847  19,605  20,296  20,004  21,049  144,782
Transfers Out  16,540  17,551  19,739  21,039  16,565  18,844  27,015  22,697  23,565  24,385  151,391
Deaths  6,583  7,646  6,782  6,691  6,997  5,597  6,508  6,034  6,126  5,784  5,667
Dropped  13,776  13,406  11,414  11,470  9,679  9,090  12,142  11,252  13,769  13,394  13,510
Missing  11,204  11,412  13,209  9,601  8,122  8,779  13,407  12,209  11,270  13,949  16,159
Total Gains  137,013  202,530  161,969  150,829  160,087  182,440  217,271  240,982  232,640  225,670  364,487
Total Losses  48,103  50,015  51,144  48,801  41,363  42,310  59,072  52,192  54,730  57,512  186,727
Adjustment  576  -2,388  -12,985  1,156  3,482  -1,392  5,809  4,551  -3,720  -15,955  -20,106
Net Growth  89,486  150,127  97,840  103,184  122,206  138,738  164,008  193,341  174,190  152,203  157,654
Ending
Membership
 1,713,768  1,863,895  1,961,735  2,064,919  2,187,125  2,325,863  2,489,871  2,683,212  2,857,402  3,009,605  3,167,259
Growth Rate  5.51%  8.76%  5.25%  5.26%  5.92%  6.34%  7.05%  7.77%  6.49%  5.33%  5.24%
Accession Rate  7.48%  10.83%  7.61%  6.87%  7.05%  7.66%  8.50%  8.86%  7.92%  7.16%  7.30%
Death Rate  0.41%  0.45%  0.36%  0.34%  0.34%  0.26%  0.28%  0.24%  0.23%  0.20%  0.19%
Ordained
Ministers
 827  831  832  866  898  948  1,015  957  984  1,009  
Licensed
Ministers
 401  414  476  476  430  451  413  406  415  418