Sunday, June 1, 2008

Recent growth trends in the United States

Increase in Church membership since 2001
  • 2001 - 101,771
  • 2002 - 99,946
  • 2003 - 92,648
  • 2004 - 95,985
  • 2005 - 91,495
  • 2006 - 88,644

Increase in wards (large congregations) since 2001

  • 2001 - 146
  • 2002 - 159
  • 2003 - 199
  • 2004 - 210
  • 2005 - 211
  • 2006 - 200

Increase in branches (small congregations) since 2001

  • 2001 - 23
  • 2002 - -11
  • 2003 - 34
  • 2004 - 141
  • 2005 - 79
  • 2006 - 57

Increase in total congregations since 2001

  • 2001 - 169
  • 2002 - 148
  • 2003 - 233
  • 2004 - 351
  • 2005 - 290
  • 2006 - 257

Annual growth rates since 2001

  • 2001 - 1.95%
  • 2002 - 1.88%
  • 2003 - 1.71%
  • 2004 - 1.74%
  • 2005 - 1.63%
  • 2006 - 1.56%

Members per congregation since 2001

  • 2001 - 459
  • 2002 - 461
  • 2003 - 463
  • 2004 - 462
  • 2005 - 457
  • 2006 - 453

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