The Mormon Church Statistics
As of 2007, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, more commonly known as the Mormons, claims membership of a little more than 13 million worldwide:
- United States . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Million
- Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1/2 Million
- Latin America . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Million
- Asia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Million
- Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1/4 Million
- South Pacific & Africa . . . . . 1/2 Million
- The Mormon Church was founded on April 6, 1830.
- It was originally called the Church of Jesus Christ.
- The official name of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was adopted in 1837.
- Temples are sacred structures where special Mormon rites are practiced.
- The church built its first temple in 1836 in Kirtland, Ohio.
- There are more than 124 temples world wide with many more under construction as of 2007
- The church distributes over 5 million copies of the Book of Mormon per year.
- There are approximately 800 converts to the Mormon church per day, 300,000 per year.
- There are approximately 50,000 full time missionaries world wide. Most of them are young males in their late teens to early twenties and spend 2 years in the field.
- There are 16 missionary training centers world-wide.
- There are thousands of Mormons who are in field service in different countries doing many charitable works ranging from doctors, to mechanics, to teachers, and more.
- Financial income is in excess of 2 million dollars per day.
- Its net worth holdings are in the billions of dollars.
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