Statistical Report 1989

F. Michael Watson


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 1989. (Membership figures include estimates based on 1989 reports available prior to conference.)

Number of stakes

1,739

Number of districts

432

Number of missions

228

Number of wards

11,536

Number of branches

5,769

Number of nations and territories with organized wards or branches

(These statistics reflect an increase of 32 stakes and 747 wards and branches during 1989.)

128

Total membership at the close of 1989

7,300,000

Children of record baptized

75,000

Converts baptized

318,940

Full-time missionaries

39,739

Prominent Members Who Have Passed Away Since Last April

Elder Theodore M. Burton, Emeritus General Authority; Sister Lois A. Kjar Brown, wife of Elder Victor L. Brown, Emeritus General Authority; Marianne Clark Sharp, former counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency.