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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION (2003-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
Sub Fields: CENTRAL AFRICAN UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
EASTERN NIGERIA UNION MISSION (2005-2012)
GHANA UNION CONFERENCE (2003-2012)
NORTH-WESTERN NIGERIA UNION MISSION (2005-2012)
SAHEL UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
WEST AFRICAN UNION MISSION (2003-2012)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
Historical
Sub Fields:
NIGERIA UNION MISSION (2003-2005)
Yearbook
Entry:  
West-Central Africa Division
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION Map

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Sub Field Data for 2012
Year:
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
CENTRAL AFRICAN UNION MISSION 997 125,404 9,481 457 23,183 110,910 176
EASTERN NIGERIA UNION MISSION 548 155,852 8,272 640 1,136 159,829 237
GHANA UNION CONFERENCE 1,243 382,915 18,281 1,226 2,498 396,815 377
NORTH-WESTERN NIGERIA UNION MISSION 411 126,697 5,669 141 349 118,092 266
SAHEL UNION MISSION 175 40,643 2,088 40 130 42,601 49
WEST AFRICAN UNION MISSION 123 46,785 4,973 253 10,814 38,007 51
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION 3,497 878,296 48,764 2,757 38,110 866,254 1,259
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
CENTRAL AFRICAN UNION MISSION 7.56% 0.36% 18.49% 13.23 111.24 5.66 630.17
EASTERN NIGERIA UNION MISSION 5.31% 0.41% 0.73% 18.84 291.66 2.31 674.38
GHANA UNION CONFERENCE 4.77% 0.32% 0.65% 20.95 319.24 3.30 1,052.56
NORTH-WESTERN NIGERIA UNION MISSION 4.47% 0.11% 0.28% 22.35 287.33 1.55 443.95
SAHEL UNION MISSION 5.14% 0.10% 0.32% 19.47 243.43 3.57 869.41
WEST AFRICAN UNION MISSION 10.63% 0.54% 23.11% 9.41 309.00 2.41 745.24
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION 5.55% 0.31% 4.34% 18.01 247.71 2.78 688.05

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