The Mormon Church Statistics

by Matt Slick

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 worldwide 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 worldwide.  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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