Statistical Report, 2005

F. Michael Watson


Brothers and sisters, the First Presidency has issued the following report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of December 31, 2005:

Number of Church Units

Stakes

2,701

Missions

341

Districts

643

Wards and Branches

27,087

Church Membership

Total Membership

12,560,869

Increase in Children of Record

93,150

Converts Baptized

243,108

Missionaries

Number of Full-Time Missionaries

52,060

Temples

Temples Dedicated during 2005

(San Antonio Texas, Aba Nigeria, Newport Beach California)

3

Temples Rededicated during 2005

(Apia Samoa)

1

Total Number of Temples Currently in Operation

122

Prominent Church Members Who Have Passed Away since Last April

Elder Rex C. Reeve, an emeritus General Authority; Elder F. Arthur Kay, a former member of the Seventy; Elder Helvécio Martins, a former member of the Seventy; Sister Amelia Smith McConkie, widow of Elder Bruce R. McConkie, a former member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Geniel Johnson Christensen, wife of Elder Shirley D. Christensen of the Seventy.