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Here Is the 2019 Statistical Report Released at April 2020 General Conference

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statistical report online during the Saturday afternoon session of April 2020 general conference.

The statistical report includes stakes, missions, and number of temples dedicated.

According to the report, the number of Church members worldwide is 16,565,036 members. In April 2019 general conference, worldwide membership for 2018 was reported as 16,313,735 members. Newly baptized members have also increased from 234,332 to 248,835 between 2018 and 2019.

Temples dedicated in 2019 include the Rome Italy Temple, the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple, the Fortaleza Brazil Temple, the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple, the Lisbon Portugal Temple, and the Arequipa Peru Temple for for a total of six temples. In 2018, two temples were dedicated—the Concepcion Chile Temple and the Barranquilla Colombia Temple

Temples rededicated during 2019 were the Memphis Tennessee, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, Oakland California, Raleigh North Carolina, Frankfurt Germany, Asunción Paraguay, and Baton Rouge Louisiana temples. During 2018, the Houston Texas Temple and the Jordan River Utah Temple were rededicated.

In 2019, the number of full-time missionaries of the Church totaled 67,021 compared to 65,137 in 2018. Church service missionaries dropped to 31,333 in 2019, in contrast to 37,963 in 2018. Currently, there are 399 missions, whereas in 2018 there were 407 missions.

Church Units

Stakes

3,437

Missions

399

Districts

542

Wards and Branches

30,940

Church Membership

Total membership

16,565,036

New children of record during 2019

94,266

Converts baptized during 2019

248,835

Missionaries

Full-time missionaries

67,021

Church-service Missionaries

31,333

Temples

Temples dedicated during 2019—Rome Italy, Kinshasa DR Congo, Fortaleza Brazil, Port-au-Prince Haiti, Lisbon Portugal, and Arequipa Peru

6

Temples rededicated during 2019—Memphis Tennessee, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, Oakland California, Raleigh North Carolina, Frankfurt Germany, Asunción Paraguay, and Baton Rouge Louisiana

7

Temples in operation

167

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Danielle Christensen

Danielle is a features writer and editor for LDS Living. Previously, she served as web producer for Church News, where she managed their website and social media platforms. Danielle is a graduate of Brigham Young University in English and has been published with Deseret NewsChurch NewsBYU Magazine, and Spires Intercollegiate Arts and Literary Magazine.

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