Statistical Report 1992


For the information of the members of the Church, the First Presidency has issued the following statistical report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of 31 December 1992. (The statistics which follow are based on 1992 reports available prior to this conference.)

Church Units

Stakes

1,919

Districts

601

Missions

276

Wards and Branches

20,081

Nations and territories with organized wards or branches

146

Church Membership

Total membership

8,406,895

Eight-year-old children of record baptized during 1992

77,380

Converts baptized during 1992

274,477

Missionaries

Full-time missionaries

46,025

Prominent Members Who Have Passed Away Since Last April

Elder Robert E. Sackley, member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy; Elder John H. Vandenberg, Emeritus General Authority; Elder H. Verlan Andersen, former member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy; Sister Flora Amussen Benson, wife of President Ezra Taft Benson; Sister Sara Merrill Tanner, widow of President N. Eldon Tanner, Counselor in the First Presidency; Sister Ariena S. Vandenberg, widow of Elder John H. Vandenberg, Emeritus General Authority; and Ruth Pingree Smith, widow of Elder Joseph F. Smith, Patriarch to the Church. We also announce the passing in December 1991 of Sister Velma N. Simonsen, former counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency.