Statistical Report 1995

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 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.