Church Membership Reaches Nine Million
    Footnotes

    “Church Membership Reaches Nine Million,” Ensign, Apr. 1995, 77

    Church Membership Reaches Nine Million

    Church membership has reached nine million according to estimates from the Member and Statistical Records Division. Recent statistics show that the Church has added a million members since 1 September 1991, when membership reached eight million.

    The rate of growth since September 1991 has been about 840 new members each day, the equivalent of about two wards. The equivalent of a typical stake of 3,800 members was created every four and a half days.

    1947

    1 million

    1963

    2 million

    1971

    3 million

    1978

    4 million

    1982

    5 million

    1986

    6 million

    1989

    7 million

    1991

    8 million

    1995

    9 million