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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
General Conference (1901-Present)
Sub Fields: EAST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION (2003-2014)
EURO-ASIA DIVISION (1991-2014)
INTER-AMERICAN DIVISION (1922-2014)
INTER-EUROPEAN DIVISION (2012-2014)
ISRAEL FIELD (2012-2014)
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA UNION MISSION (2012-2014)
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1913-2014)
Northern Asia-Pacific Division (1997-2014)
SOUTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1915-2014)
SOUTH PACIFIC DIVISION (1985-2014)
SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION (2003-2014)
SOUTHERN ASIA DIVISION (1920-2014)
SOUTHERN ASIA-PACIFIC DIVISION (1997-2014)
TRANS-EUROPEAN DIVISION (1986-2014)
WEST-CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION (2003-2014)
Historical Names: Church Total (1863-1900)
General Conference (1901-Present)
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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Sub Field Data for 2014
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
East-Central Africa Division 13,423 2,856,708 253,764 6,218 31,496 3,046,313
Euro-Asia Division 1,874 116,013 2,834 2,150 1,626 114,879
Inter-American Division 12,618 3,686,255 176,860 12,057 207,464 3,608,385
Inter-European Division 2,529 178,199 3,912 2,213 1,663 178,460
North American Division 5,455 1,184,395 34,930 7,429 12,323 1,201,366
Northern Asia-Pacific Division 2,020 679,907 16,846 1,219 7,858 688,106
South American Division 12,339 2,263,194 233,481 10,639 153,178 2,329,245
South Pacific Division 2,028 420,962 28,186 1,942 16,990 429,136
Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division 9,992 3,167,259 238,420 6,276 30,477 3,346,372
Southern Asia Division 4,377 1,510,326 27,483 678 9,891 1,527,238
Southern Asia-Pacific Division 7,099 1,222,546 95,499 1,744 18,529 1,285,341
Trans-European Division 1,162 84,428 2,364 905 967 85,081
West-Central Africa Division 3,835 769,607 53,012 2,429 8,657 635,081
Israel Field 11 795 47 4 10 831
Middle East and North Africa Union Mission 48 3,151 158 7 4 3,423
General Conference 78,810 18,143,745 1,167,796 55,910 501,133 18,479,257
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
East-Central Africa Division 8.88% 0.22% 1.10% 11.26 226.95
Euro-Asia Division 2.44% 1.85% 1.40% 40.94 61.30
Inter-American Division 4.80% 0.33% 5.63% 20.84 285.97
Inter-European Division 2.20% 1.24% 0.93% 45.55 70.57
North American Division 2.95% 0.63% 1.04% 33.91 220.23
Northern Asia-Pacific Division 2.48% 0.18% 1.16% 40.36 340.65
South American Division 10.32% 0.47% 6.77% 9.69 188.77
South Pacific Division 6.70% 0.46% 4.04% 14.94 211.61
Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division 7.53% 0.20% 0.96% 13.28 334.91
Southern Asia Division 1.82% 0.04% 0.65% 54.95 348.92
Southern Asia-Pacific Division 7.81% 0.14% 1.52% 12.80 181.06
Trans-European Division 2.80% 1.07% 1.15% 35.71 73.22
West-Central Africa Division 6.89% 0.32% 1.12% 14.52 165.60
Israel Field 5.91% 0.50% 1.26% 16.91 75.55
Middle East and North Africa Union Mission 5.01% 0.22% 0.13% 19.94 71.31
General Conference 6.44% 0.31% 2.76% 15.54 234.48

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  57,850  60,273  61,818  64,017  65,961  68,225  70,188  72,144  74,299  76,364  78,810
Companies  59,887  61,352  61,361  61,700  62,430  63,800  65,157  67,078  67,669  68,845  69,213
Beginning
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
Baptisms  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  1,128,263
Professions
of Faith
 28,625  25,522  32,487  29,468  27,814  25,275  26,903  29,781  31,920  33,577  39,533
Transfers In  152,753  247,996  226,333  157,875  350,604  329,699  287,369  394,100  214,130  369,370  365,503
Transfers Out  171,753  262,693  241,153  169,617  372,646  341,327  301,803  404,430  215,806  391,568  378,836
Deaths  47,211  47,360  48,558  48,982  50,917  53,077  48,573  54,916  47,780  54,709  55,910
Dropped  161,791  243,021  159,364  210,602  235,544  242,603  189,302  264,638  239,672  220,175  243,865
Missing  201,249  233,330  108,790  130,507  227,506  234,000  167,741  178,755  214,523  299,304  257,268
Total Gains  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  1,533,299
Total Losses  582,004  786,404  557,865  559,708  886,613  871,007  707,419  902,739  717,781  965,756  935,879
Adjustment  -111,506  -57,304  -59,159  -94,268  -236,464  -127,532  -15,376  -73,710  -209,322  -232,582  -261,908
Net Growth  530,378  462,140  716,734  544,541  261,061  386,472  615,359  556,651  401,601  262,254  335,512
Ending
Membership
 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  18,479,257
Growth Rate  3.96%  3.32%  4.98%  3.60%  1.67%  2.43%  3.77%  3.29%  2.30%  1.47%  1.85%
Accession Rate  7.99%  7.59%  7.69%  6.88%  6.60%  6.63%  6.44%  6.73%  6.38%  6.10%  6.44%
Death Rate  0.35%  0.34%  0.34%  0.32%  0.33%  0.33%  0.30%  0.32%  0.27%  0.31%  0.31%
Ordained
Ministers
 15,381  15,735  15,813  15,916  16,615  16,949  17,272  17,530  18,182    
Licensed
Ministers
 6,138  6,220  6,638  6,724  6,425  6,492  6,765  7,226  7,099