Statistical Report 1995

Presented by F. Michael Watson

Secretary to the First Presidency

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    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 December 31, 1995.

    Church Units

    Stakes

    2,150

    Districts

    699

    Missions

    307

    Wards and Branches

    22,697

    Nations and territories with organized wards or branches

    159

    Church Membership

    Total membership

    9,340,898

    Eight-year-old children of record baptized during 1995

    71,139

    Converts baptized during 1995

    304,330

    Missionaries

    Full-time missionaries

    48,631

    Prominent Members Who Have Passed Away since Last April

    Elder Victor L. Brown, an emeritus General Authority; Doris T. Sill, widow of Elder Sterling W. Sill, an emeritus General Authority; Wendell J. Ashton, former managing director of the Church Public Communications Department and general secretary of the Deseret Sunday School Union; Mark B. Garff, former chairman of the Church Building Committee; Rex E. Lee, past president of Brigham Young University and former Solicitor General of the United States; George W. Romney, former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.