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 Church Membership Growth since 1970


 Year ending      Church membership          Growth during 
                                           the previous year
31 Dec 1970         2,930,810                123,354

31 Dec 1971         3,090,953                160,143

31 Dec 1972         3,218,908                127,955

31 Dec 1973         3,306,658                 87,750

31 Dec 1974         3,409,987                103,329

31 Dec 1975         3,572,202                162,215

31 Dec 1976         3,742,749                170,547

31 Dec 1977         3,969,220                226,471

31 Dec 1978         4,166,854                197,634

31 Dec 1979         4,404,121                237,267

31 Dec 1980         4,639,822                235,701

31 Dec 1981         4,920,449                280,627

31 Dec 1982         5,162,619                242,170

31 Dec 1983         5,351,724                189,105

31 Dec 1984         5,641,054                289,330

31 Dec 1985         5,919,483                278,429

31 Dec 1986         6,166,974                247,491

31 Dec 1987         6,394,314                227,340

31 Dec 1988         6,721,210                326,896

31 Dec 1989         7,308,444                587,234

31 Dec 1990         7,761,179                452,735

31 Dec 1991         8,089,848                328,669

31 Dec 1992         8,404,087                314,239

31 Dec 1993         8,689,168                285,081

31 Dec 1994         9,024,368                335,200

31 Dec 1995         9,338,859                314,491

31 Dec 1996         9,692,441                353,582

31 Dec 1997        10,071,783                379,342

31 Dec 1998        10,354,241                282,458

31 Dec 1999        10,752,986                398,745

31 Dec 2000        11,068,861                315,875

31 Dec 2001        11,394,522                325,661

31 Dec 2002        11,721,548                327,026

31 Dec 2003        11,985,254                263,706

31 Dec 2004        12,275,822                290,568

31 Dec 2005        12,560,869                285,047

31 Dec 2006        12,868,606                307,737

31 Dec 2007        13,193,999                325,393

31 Dec 2008        13,508,509                314,510

31 Dec 2009        13,824,854                316,345

31 Dec 2010        14,131,467                306,613

31 Dec 2011        14,441,346                309,879

31 Dec 2012        14,782,473                341,127

31 Dec 2013        15,082,028                299,555

31 Dec 2014        15,372,337                290,309

31 Dec 2015        15,634,199                261,862

31 Dec 2016        15,882,417                248,218

31 Dec 2017        16,118,168                235,751

31 Dec 2018        16,313,735                195,167


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