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Five Years At A Glance: MEMBERSHIP
November 17, 2018(Statistics are totals, show averages)
 
General20172016201520142013
Churches Reporting 9,304 9,453 9,644 9,833 10,038
 
Membership20172016201520142013
Membership 1,414,663 1,481,970 1,571,841 1,667,019 1,759,885
Attendance 565,467 617,072 648,175 696,937 748,774
Female Members 825,695 864,830 917,161 971,577 1,026,663
Male Members 588,968 617,140 654,720 695,442 733,222
Active 1,414,663 1,481,970 1,571,841 1,667,019 1,759,885
Baptized 114,523 119,069 132,874 139,819 163,202
Participants 71,980 71,044 71,227 71,282 63,052
Afflilates 19,255 17,393 17,491 19,651 19,703
Total Adherents 1,601,166 1,672,083 1,775,893 1,878,120 1,986,139
 
Membership GAINS20172016201520142013
Under 17 10,716 11,245 11,933 13,811 14,905
Over 18 19,599 20,623 21,662 24,050 27,595
Certificate 12,960 13,645 14,969 16,204 18,022
Other 8,867 9,713 10,550 10,916 12,497
Total 52,142 54,549 58,099 64,425 72,274
 
Membership LOSSES20172016201520142013
Certificate 12,846 14,197 16,548 17,412 16,488
Death 25,565 26,190 27,468 28,383 28,728
Other 71,087 71,827 76,092 74,243 79,600
Total 109,187 112,165 120,104 120,029 124,801
 
Attendance20172016201520142013
Average Attendance 565,467 617,072 648,175 696,937 748,774
 
Membership by Age20172016201520142013
Age 25 and Under 143,025 151,466 167,655 181,295 194,076
Age 26 to 45 216,077 227,825 248,225 267,647 288,654
Age 46 to 55 167,018 176,022 195,505 212,589 233,694
Age 56 to 65 210,407 218,445 236,830 251,253 267,692
Over Age 65 417,388 417,344 438,659 455,358 471,217