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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 MISSION (2004-2012)
INDIAN OCEAN UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
MALAWI UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
MOZAMBIQUE UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
NORTH-EASTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION (2011-2012)
Sao Tome and Principe Mission (2011-2012)
SOUTHERN AFRICA UNION CONFERENCE (2003-2012)
SOUTH-WESTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION (2011-2012)
ZAMBIA UNION CONFERENCE (2004-2012)
ZIMBABWE UNION CONFERENCE (2003-2012)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
Historical
Sub Fields:
ANGOLA UNION MISSION (2003-2010)
ATTACHED FIELDS TO SID (2003-2003)
ZAMBIA UNION MISSION (2003-2003)
Yearbook
Entry:  
Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION Map

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
BOTSWANA UNION MISSION 105 32,827 2,048 53 226 35,573 51
INDIAN OCEAN UNION MISSION 811 139,494 13,278 98 549 132,897 164
MALAWI UNION MISSION 1,353 381,784 36,187 1,382 5,904 408,798 161
MOZAMBIQUE UNION MISSION 1,000 284,807 14,641 477 1,197 297,900 53
NORTH-EASTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION 423 184,029 17,456 384 3,977 197,671 87
SOUTHERN AFRICA UNION CONFERENCE 1,127 131,595 11,921 273 1,434 143,302 316
SOUTH-WESTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION 663 225,108 9,233 332 1,632 225,615 155
ZAMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 2,119 772,929 60,990 1,671 4,548 830,368 193
ZIMBABWE UNION CONFERENCE 1,389 700,779 38,227 1,104 7,848 732,827 222
Sao Tome and Principe Mission 9 4,050 640 10 28 4,654 11
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION 8,999 2,857,402 204,621 5,784 27,343 3,009,605 1,427
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
BOTSWANA UNION MISSION 6.24% 0.16% 0.69% 16.03 338.79 2.06 697.51
INDIAN OCEAN UNION MISSION 9.52% 0.07% 0.39% 10.51 163.87 4.95 810.35
MALAWI UNION MISSION 9.48% 0.36% 1.55% 10.55 302.14 8.40 2,539.12
MOZAMBIQUE UNION MISSION 5.14% 0.17% 0.42% 19.45 297.90 18.87 5,620.75
NORTH-EASTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION 9.49% 0.21% 2.16% 10.54 467.31 4.86 2,272.08
SOUTHERN AFRICA UNION CONFERENCE 9.06% 0.21% 1.09% 11.04 127.15 3.57 453.49
SOUTH-WESTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION 4.10% 0.15% 0.72% 24.38 340.29 4.28 1,455.58
ZAMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 7.89% 0.22% 0.59% 12.67 391.87 10.98 4,302.42
ZIMBABWE UNION CONFERENCE 5.45% 0.16% 1.12% 18.33 527.59 6.26 3,301.02
Sao Tome and Principe Mission 15.80% 0.25% 0.69% 6.33 517.11 0.82 423.09
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION 7.16% 0.20% 0.96% 13.96 334.44 6.31 2,109.04

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012  
Churches  6,479  6,735  6,973  7,105  7,404  7,627  8,171  8,395  8,767  8,999
Companies  11,525  12,001  12,413  11,638  11,772  11,978  11,828  12,240  12,431  12,672
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
Baptisms  118,592  180,920  138,787  132,770  143,195  165,561  195,889  218,721  210,753  202,827
Professions
of Faith
 2,884  4,763  3,048  1,959  2,325  2,032  1,777  1,965  1,883  1,794
Transfers In  15,537  16,847  20,134  16,100  14,567  14,847  19,605  20,296  20,004  21,049
Transfers Out  16,540  17,551  19,739  21,039  16,565  18,844  27,015  22,697  23,565  24,385
Deaths  6,583  7,646  6,782  6,691  6,997  5,597  6,508  6,034  6,126  5,784
Dropped  13,776  13,406  11,414  11,470  9,679  9,090  12,142  11,252  13,769  13,394
Missing  11,204  11,412  13,209  9,601  8,122  8,779  13,407  12,209  11,270  13,949
Total Gains  137,013  202,530  161,969  150,829  160,087  182,440  217,271  240,982  232,640  225,670
Total Losses  48,103  50,015  51,144  48,801  41,363  42,310  59,072  52,192  54,730  57,512
Adjustment  576  -2,388  -12,985  1,156  3,482  -1,392  5,809  4,551  -3,720  -15,955
Net Growth  89,486  150,127  97,840  103,184  122,206  138,738  164,008  193,341  174,190  152,203
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
Growth Rate  5.51%  8.76%  5.25%  5.26%  5.92%  6.34%  7.05%  7.77%  6.49%  5.33%
Accession Rate  7.48%  10.83%  7.61%  6.87%  7.05%  7.66%  8.50%  8.86%  7.92%  7.16%
Death Rate  0.41%  0.45%  0.36%  0.34%  0.34%  0.26%  0.28%  0.24%  0.23%  0.20%
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