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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
General Conference (1901-Present)
Sub Fields: EAST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION (2003-2013)
EURO-ASIA DIVISION (1991-2013)
INTER-AMERICAN DIVISION (1922-2013)
INTER-EUROPEAN DIVISION (2012-2013)
ISRAEL FIELD (2012-2013)
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA UNION MISSION (2012-2013)
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1913-2013)
NORTHERN ASIA-PACIFIC DIVISION (1997-2013)
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1915-2013)
SOUTH PACIFIC DIVISION (1985-2013)
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION (2003-2013)
SOUTHERN ASIA DIVISION (1920-2013)
SOUTHERN ASIA-PACIFIC DIVISION (1997-2013)
TRANS-EUROPEAN DIVISION (1986-2013)
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION (2003-2013)
Historical Names: Church Total (1863-1900)
General Conference (1901-Present)
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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
EAST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION 12,710 2,820,485 226,537 5,591 92,564 2,856,708
EURO-ASIA DIVISION 1,878 119,629 3,014 2,037 4,019 116,013
INTER-AMERICAN DIVISION 12,128 3,635,633 182,893 10,906 105,585 3,686,255
INTER-EUROPEAN DIVISION 2,525 177,874 4,197 2,341 1,622 178,199
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION 5,448 1,166,854 37,277 7,253 14,344 1,184,395
NORTHERN ASIA-PACIFIC DIVISION 2,165 672,887 8,229 576 654 679,907
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION 11,922 2,159,368 227,461 9,393 112,182 2,263,194
SOUTH PACIFIC DIVISION 2,012 401,549 22,121 1,872 13,034 420,962
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION 9,372 3,009,605 219,705 5,667 29,669 3,167,259
SOUTHERN ASIA DIVISION 4,349 1,547,323 31,067 690 60,257 1,510,326
SOUTHERN ASIA-PACIFIC DIVISION 7,035 1,216,369 80,827 3,282 29,914 1,222,546
TRANS-EUROPEAN DIVISION 1,167 83,734 2,095 881 1,201 84,428
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION 3,593 866,254 45,611 4,200 54,380 769,607
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA UNION MISSION 49 3,210 139 17 46 3,151
ISRAEL FIELD 11 717 49 3 8 795
General Conference 76,364 17,881,491 1,091,222 54,709 519,479 18,143,745
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
EAST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION 8.03% 0.20% 3.28% 12.45 224.76
EURO-ASIA DIVISION 2.52% 1.70% 3.36% 39.69 61.77
INTER-AMERICAN DIVISION 5.03% 0.30% 2.90% 19.88 303.95
INTER-EUROPEAN DIVISION 2.36% 1.32% 0.91% 42.38 70.57
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION 3.19% 0.62% 1.23% 31.30 217.40
NORTHERN ASIA-PACIFIC DIVISION 1.22% 0.09% 0.10% 81.77 314.04
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION 10.53% 0.43% 5.20% 9.49 189.83
SOUTH PACIFIC DIVISION 5.51% 0.47% 3.25% 18.15 209.23
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION 7.30% 0.19% 0.99% 13.70 337.95
SOUTHERN ASIA DIVISION 2.01% 0.04% 3.89% 49.81 347.28
SOUTHERN ASIA-PACIFIC DIVISION 6.64% 0.27% 2.46% 15.05 173.78
TRANS-EUROPEAN DIVISION 2.50% 1.05% 1.43% 39.97 72.35
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION 5.27% 0.48% 6.28% 18.99 214.20
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA UNION MISSION 4.33% 0.53% 1.43% 23.09 64.31
ISRAEL FIELD 6.83% 0.42% 1.12% 14.63 72.27
General Conference 6.10% 0.31% 2.91% 16.39 237.60

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  55,826  57,850  60,273  61,818  64,017  65,961  68,225  70,188  72,144  74,299  76,364
Companies  58,707  59,887  61,352  61,361  61,700  62,430  63,800  65,157  67,078  67,669  68,845
Beginning
Membership
 12,894,015  13,406,554  13,936,932  14,399,072  15,115,806  15,660,347  15,921,408  16,307,880  16,923,239  17,479,890  17,881,491
Baptisms  966,541  1,042,510  1,032,330  1,074,938  1,011,174  1,005,720  1,030,037  1,023,882  1,109,219  1,082,654  1,057,645
Professions
of Faith
 25,176  28,625  25,522  32,487  29,468  27,814  25,275  26,903  29,781  31,920  33,577
Transfers In  257,620  152,753  247,996  226,333  157,875  350,604  329,699  287,369  394,100  214,130  369,370
Transfers Out  258,887  171,753  262,693  241,153  169,617  372,646  341,327  301,803  404,430  215,806  391,568
Deaths  45,069  47,211  47,360  48,558  48,982  50,917  53,077  48,573  54,916  47,780  54,709
Dropped  136,004  161,791  243,021  159,364  210,602  235,544  242,603  189,302  264,638  239,672  220,175
Missing  213,720  201,249  233,330  108,790  130,507  227,506  234,000  167,741  178,755  214,523  299,304
Total Gains  1,249,337  1,223,888  1,305,848  1,333,758  1,198,517  1,384,138  1,385,011  1,338,154  1,533,100  1,328,704  1,460,592
Total Losses  653,680  582,004  786,404  557,865  559,708  886,613  871,007  707,419  902,739  717,781  965,756
Adjustment  -83,118  -111,506  -57,304  -59,159  -94,268  -236,464  -127,532  -15,376  -73,710  -209,322  -232,582
Net Growth  512,539  530,378  462,140  716,734  544,541  261,061  386,472  615,359  556,651  401,601  262,254
Ending
Membership
 13,406,554  13,936,932  14,399,072  15,115,806  15,660,347  15,921,408  16,307,880  16,923,239  17,479,890  17,881,491  18,143,745
Growth Rate  3.98%  3.96%  3.32%  4.98%  3.60%  1.67%  2.43%  3.77%  3.29%  2.30%  1.47%
Accession Rate  7.69%  7.99%  7.59%  7.69%  6.88%  6.60%  6.63%  6.44%  6.73%  6.38%  6.10%
Death Rate  0.35%  0.35%  0.34%  0.34%  0.32%  0.33%  0.33%  0.30%  0.32%  0.27%  0.31%
Ordained
Ministers
 15,229  15,381  15,735  15,813  15,916  16,615  16,949  17,272  17,530  18,182  
Licensed
Ministers
 6,625  6,138  6,220  6,638  6,724  6,425  6,492  6,765  7,226  7,099