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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION (2003-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
Sub Fields: CAMEROON UNION MISSION (2013-2013)
CENTRAL AFRICAN UNION MISSION (2013-2013)
EASTERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE (2013-2013)
EASTERN SAHEL UNION MISSION (2013-2013)
NORTHERN GHANA UNION MISSION (2013-2013)
NORTHERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE (2013-2013)
SOUTHERN GHANA UNION CONFERENCE (2013-2013)
WEST AFRICAN UNION MISSION (2003-2013)
WESTERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE (2013-2013)
WESTERN SAHEL UNION MISSION (2013-2013)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
Historical
Sub Fields:
CENTRAL AFRICAN UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
EASTERN NIGERIA UNION MISSION (2005-2012)
GHANA UNION CONFERENCE (2003-2012)
NIGERIA UNION MISSION (2003-2005)
NORTH-WESTERN NIGERIA UNION MISSION (2005-2012)
SAHEL UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
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West-Central Africa 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
CAMEROON UNION MISSION 835 92,503 7,452 941 5,097 84,310
CENTRAL AFRICAN UNION MISSION 141 18,407 947 42 5,475 13,326
EASTERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE 584 159,829 7,057 1,882 33,732 122,947
EASTERN SAHEL UNION MISSION 131 29,081 1,534 40 49 22,001
NORTHERN GHANA UNION MISSION 733 256,864 11,464 620 206 267,406
NORTHERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE 206 42,540 2,441 122 129 34,804
SOUTHERN GHANA UNION CONFERENCE 548 139,951 9,639 454 817 141,438
WEST AFRICAN UNION MISSION 121 39,297 1,335 67 8,783 28,043
WESTERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE 243 75,552 3,115 27 7 42,560
WESTERN SAHEL UNION MISSION 51 12,230 627 5 85 12,772
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION 3,593 866,254 45,611 4,200 54,380 769,607
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
CAMEROON UNION MISSION 8.06% 1.02% 5.51% 12.41 100.97
CENTRAL AFRICAN UNION MISSION 5.14% 0.23% 29.74% 19.44 94.51
EASTERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE 4.42% 1.18% 21.11% 22.65 210.53
EASTERN SAHEL UNION MISSION 5.27% 0.14% 0.17% 18.96 167.95
NORTHERN GHANA UNION MISSION 4.46% 0.24% 0.08% 22.41 364.81
NORTHERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE 5.74% 0.29% 0.30% 17.43 168.95
SOUTHERN GHANA UNION CONFERENCE 6.89% 0.32% 0.58% 14.52 258.10
WEST AFRICAN UNION MISSION 3.40% 0.17% 22.35% 29.44 231.76
WESTERN NIGERIA UNION CONFERENCE 4.12% 0.04% 0.01% 24.25 175.14
WESTERN SAHEL UNION MISSION 5.13% 0.04% 0.70% 19.51 250.43
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION 5.27% 0.48% 6.28% 18.99 214.20

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  2,722  2,896  2,960  3,033  3,080  3,162  3,232  3,304  3,367  3,497  3,593
Companies  3,666  3,874  3,837  3,835  3,834  3,889  3,997  4,009  4,092  3,974  4,239
Beginning
Membership
 657,548  690,027  727,064  756,240  773,621  798,494  825,169  850,219  869,593  878,296  866,254
Baptisms  41,771  46,356  34,244  39,805  39,279  37,944  44,211  35,581  38,588  47,747  44,657
Professions
of Faith
 412  697  563  696  807  1,464  684  555  917  1,017  954
Transfers In  4,338  2,670  2,163  6,455  3,126  2,154  2,584  10,344  3,470  9,904  3,523
Transfers Out  5,355  4,972  4,051  8,173  5,564  5,857  5,101  11,849  3,987  4,641  8,390
Deaths  2,412  2,285  2,161  3,051  3,058  2,759  3,544  2,994  4,048  2,757  4,200
Dropped  2,667  1,649  1,520  5,643  3,932  2,286  3,415  4,265  6,117  21,390  6,767
Missing  3,711  2,552  1,518  6,532  4,240  3,596  8,853  7,836  17,819  16,720  47,613
Total Gains  46,521  49,723  36,970  46,956  43,212  41,562  47,479  46,480  42,975  58,668  49,134
Total Losses  14,145  11,458  9,250  23,399  16,794  14,498  20,913  26,944  31,971  45,508  66,970
Adjustment  103  -1,228  1,456  -6,176  -1,545  -389  -1,516  -162  -2,301  -25,202  -78,811
Net Growth  32,479  37,037  29,176  17,381  24,873  26,675  25,050  19,374  8,703  -12,042  -96,647
Ending
Membership
 690,027  727,064  756,240  773,621  798,494  825,169  850,219  869,593  878,296  866,254  769,607
Growth Rate  4.94%  5.37%  4.01%  2.30%  3.22%  3.34%  3.04%  2.28%  1.00%  -1.37%  -11.16%
Accession Rate  6.42%  6.82%  4.79%  5.36%  5.18%  4.94%  5.44%  4.25%  4.54%  5.55%  5.27%
Death Rate  0.37%  0.33%  0.30%  0.40%  0.40%  0.35%  0.43%  0.35%  0.47%  0.31%  0.48%
Ordained
Ministers
 555  601  658  610  627  661  696  724  721  811  
Licensed
Ministers
 292  318  241  361  342  363  365  378  465  448