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Seventh-day Adventist World Church Statistics 2011

Summary of Statistics as of December 31, 2011

Churches, Companies, Membership
Churches72,144
Companies67,078
Church Membership17,479,890
Total Accessions1,139,000
    Baptisms1,109,219
    Professions of Faith29,781
Ordained Ministers, Active17,530
Total Active Employees232,168
Mission to the World
Countries and Areas of the World as Recognized by the United Nations232
Countries and Areas of the World in Which Seventh-day Adventist Work is Established208
Languages Used in Seventh-day Adventist Publications and Oral Work927
Divisions13
Union Conferences52
Union Missions57
Union of Churches Conferences9
Union of Churches Missions4
Local Conferences326
Local Missions274
Educational Program
Total Schools7,883
    Tertiary Institutions112
    Worker Training Institutions48
    Secondary Schools1,908
    Primary Schools5,815
Total Enrollment1,750,651
    Tertiary Institutions136,548
    Worker Training Institutions8,397
    Secondary Schools521,041
    Primary Schools1,084,665
Food Industries20
Healthcare Ministry
Hospitals and Sanitariums172
Nursing Homes and Retirement Centers133
Clinics and Dispensaries238
Orphanages and Children’s Homes36
Airplanes and Medical Launches10
Outpatient Visits16,088,528
Media Centers14
Publishing Work
Publishing Houses and Branches62
Literature Evangelists, Credentialed and Licensed6,808
Languages Used in Publications370
Sabbath School Membership (incomplete reporting)18,703,212
ContributionsIn US Dollars
Tithe$2,267,603,977
Tithe Per Capita$136.52
Sabbath School Mission Offerings$72,622,887
Ingathering$7,914,514
Total Tithe and Offerings$3,182,472,411
Total Tithe and Offerings Per Capita$191.59
Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA)
Countries and Areas of the World Where ADRA is Involved*120
Total Projects Funded*1,537
Beneficiaries of Projects*20,233,685
Total Value of Aid*$263,948,967
(*Supporting and Implementing)

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