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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
BOTSWANA UNION MISSION (2004-Present)
Parent Field:  SOUTHERN AFRICA-INDIAN OCEAN DIVISION (2003-Present)
Sub Fields: North Botswana Conference (2008-2012)
South Botswana Conference (2005-2012)
Historical
Sub Fields:
North Botswana Field (2004-2007)
South Botswana Field (2004-2004)
Yearbook
Entry:  
Botswana Union Conference

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Sub Field Data for 2012
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
North Botswana Conference 58 16,634 1,393 31 211 18,114 21
South Botswana Conference 47 16,193 655 22 15 17,459 25
BOTSWANA UNION MISSION 105 32,827 2,048 53 226 35,573 51
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
North Botswana Conference 8.37% 0.19% 1.27% 11.94 312.31 2.76 862.57
South Botswana Conference 4.04% 0.14% 0.09% 24.72 371.47 1.88 698.36
BOTSWANA UNION MISSION 6.24% 0.16% 0.69% 16.03 338.79 2.06 697.51

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012  
Churches  71  79  82  86  85  88  94  102  105
Companies  114  121  119  115  116  110  104  99  105
Beginning
Membership
 24,285  24,873  26,059  27,145  27,921  28,601  29,634  30,852  32,827
Baptisms  1,339  1,002  1,389  993  1,386  1,118  1,353  2,225  2,037
Professions
of Faith
 57  20  51  11  12  19  5  9  11
Transfers In  121  159  119  123  41  93  107  150  219
Transfers Out  144  197  78  135  49  95  92  153  186
Deaths  90  34  58  29  11  37  43  39  53
Dropped  69  21  21  35  5  14  38  25  28
Missing  626  20  316  86  24  52  74  42  198
Total Gains  1,517  1,181  1,559  1,127  1,439  1,230  1,465  2,384  2,267
Total Losses  929  272  473  285  89  198  247  259  465
Adjustment  0  277  0  -66  -670  1  0  -150  944
Net Growth  588  1,186  1,086  776  680  1,033  1,218  1,975  2,746
Ending
Membership
 24,873  26,059  27,145  27,921  28,601  29,634  30,852  32,827  35,573
Growth Rate  2.42%  4.77%  4.17%  2.86%  2.44%  3.61%  4.11%  6.40%  8.37%
Accession Rate  5.75%  4.11%  5.53%  3.70%  5.01%  3.98%  4.58%  7.24%  6.24%
Death Rate  0.37%  0.14%  0.22%  0.11%  0.04%  0.13%  0.15%  0.13%  0.16%
Ordained
Ministers
 17  16  14  13  15  20  20  22  23
Licensed
Ministers
 17  20  21  22  22  17  17  17  28