Statistical Report, 2000


Brothers and sisters, for the information of the members of the Church, the First Presidency has issued the following statistical report concerning the membership growth and standing of the Church as of 31 December 2000. These statistics are based on reports available prior to the conference.

Number of Church Units

Stakes

2,581

Districts

621

Missions

334

Wards and Branches

25,915

Church Membership

Increase in children of record

81,450

Converts baptized

273,973

Total Church membership

11,068,861

Missionaries

Number of full-time missionaries

60,784

Temples

Temples dedicated in 2000

34

Prominent Members Who Have Passed Away Since Last April

Elder Hugh W. Pinnock, a member of the Seventy; Elder Bernard P. Brockbank, an emeritus General Authority; Wilford W. Kirton Jr., former Church General Counsel.