Update: Wards and Branches in the Church
    Footnotes

    “Update: Wards and Branches in the Church,” Ensign, July 1990, 77

    Update: Wards and Branches in the Church

    As of 31 December 1989, there were 11,536 wards and 5,769 branches in the Church. Since 1985, the number of wards has increased by 1,368 and the number of branches has increased by 932, for a total unit increase of 2,300. This represents a 15-percent increase in the total number of wards and branches in the Church.

    [Year]

    Wards

    Branches

    1985

    10,168

    4,837

    1986

    10,528

    4,857

    1987

    10,909

    5,117

    1988

    11,180

    5,356

    1989

    11,536

    5,769