SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 4, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released its 2020 statistical report, which shows trends for the numbers of church memberships, missionaries, temples and more.
A comparison with the 2019 statistical report shows some fluctuations likely based on the the impact of the global pandemic.
Here’s the change between 2019 and 2020 reports:
- Stakes: Up by 26
- Missions: Up by 6
- Districts: Down by 5
- Wards and Branches: Up by 196
- Total membership: Up by 98,627
- New children on record: Down by 28,826
- Converts baptized: Down by 122,905
Full-time missionaries: Down by 15,202
Church service missionaries: Down 806
Temples in operation: Up by 1