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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 (2013-2014)
Indian Ocean Union Conference (2013-2014)
MALAWI UNION MISSION (2003-2014)
MOZAMBIQUE UNION MISSION (2003-2014)
NORTH-EASTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION (2011-2014)
Sao Tome and Principe Mission (2011-2014)
SOUTHERN AFRICA UNION CONFERENCE (2003-2014)
SOUTH-WESTERN ANGOLA UNION MISSION (2011-2014)
ZAMBIA UNION CONFERENCE (2004-2014)
ZIMBABWE UNION CONFERENCE (2003-2014)
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
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION Map

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Sub Field Data for 2014
Year:
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
Botswana Union Conference 126 37,557 2,669 44 195 40,197
Indian Ocean Union Conference 853 131,295 12,431 150 1,824 141,925
Malawi Union Mission 1,390 429,292 27,116 1,669 7,200 452,994
Mozambique Union Mission 1,031 313,080 15,670 344 1,381 327,052
North-Eastern Angola Union Mission 414 189,793 22,412 505 6,531 156,853
South-Western Angola Union Mission 726 242,016 16,730 843 1,452 254,592
Southern Africa Union Conference 1,202 149,899 12,225 143 488 156,269
Zambia Union Conference 2,338 903,326 78,256 1,579 5,064 1,006,957
Zimbabwe Union Conference 1,903 766,079 49,682 987 6,105 803,521
Sao Tome and Principe Mission 9 4,922 1,229 12 237 6,012
Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division 9,992 3,167,259 238,420 6,276 30,477 3,346,372
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Botswana Union Conference 7.11% 0.12% 0.52% 14.07 319.02
Indian Ocean Union Conference 9.47% 0.11% 1.39% 10.56 166.38
Malawi Union Mission 6.32% 0.39% 1.68% 15.83 325.89
Mozambique Union Mission 5.01% 0.11% 0.44% 19.98 317.22
North-Eastern Angola Union Mission 11.81% 0.27% 3.44% 8.47 378.87
South-Western Angola Union Mission 6.91% 0.35% 0.60% 14.47 350.68
Southern Africa Union Conference 8.16% 0.10% 0.33% 12.26 130.01
Zambia Union Conference 8.66% 0.17% 0.56% 11.54 430.69
Zimbabwe Union Conference 6.49% 0.13% 0.80% 15.42 422.24
Sao Tome and Principe Mission 24.97% 0.24% 4.82% 4.00 668.00
Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division 7.53% 0.20% 0.96% 13.28 334.91

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  6,735  6,973  7,105  7,404  7,627  8,171  8,395  8,767  8,999  9,372  9,992
Companies  12,001  12,413  11,638  11,772  11,978  11,828  12,240  12,431  12,672  13,098  13,068
Beginning
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
Baptisms  180,920  138,787  132,770  143,195  165,561  195,889  218,721  210,753  202,827  218,188  237,182
Professions
of Faith
 4,763  3,048  1,959  2,325  2,032  1,777  1,965  1,883  1,794  1,517  1,238
Transfers In  16,847  20,134  16,100  14,567  14,847  19,605  20,296  20,004  21,049  144,782  30,313
Transfers Out  17,551  19,739  21,039  16,565  18,844  27,015  22,697  23,565  24,385  151,391  36,671
Deaths  7,646  6,782  6,691  6,997  5,597  6,508  6,034  6,126  5,784  5,667  6,276
Dropped  13,406  11,414  11,470  9,679  9,090  12,142  11,252  13,769  13,394  13,510  13,028
Missing  11,412  13,209  9,601  8,122  8,779  13,407  12,209  11,270  13,949  16,159  17,449
Total Gains  202,530  161,969  150,829  160,087  182,440  217,271  240,982  232,640  225,670  364,487  268,733
Total Losses  50,015  51,144  48,801  41,363  42,310  59,072  52,192  54,730  57,512  186,727  73,424
Adjustment  -2,388  -12,985  1,156  3,482  -1,392  5,809  4,551  -3,720  -15,955  -20,106  -16,196
Net Growth  150,127  97,840  103,184  122,206  138,738  164,008  193,341  174,190  152,203  157,654  179,113
Ending
Membership
 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  3,346,372
Growth Rate  8.76%  5.25%  5.26%  5.92%  6.34%  7.05%  7.77%  6.49%  5.33%  5.24%  5.66%
Accession Rate  10.83%  7.61%  6.87%  7.05%  7.66%  8.50%  8.86%  7.92%  7.16%  7.30%  7.53%
Death Rate  0.45%  0.36%  0.34%  0.34%  0.26%  0.28%  0.24%  0.23%  0.20%  0.19%  0.20%
Ordained
Ministers
 831  832  866  898  948  1,015  957  984  1,009    
Licensed
Ministers
 414  476  476  430  451  413  406  415  418