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Map[edit]

This article needs a map of the areas in order to get a better view of the how they are geographically divided. -- 159.182.1.4 20:20, 6 July 2007 (UTC)

We cannot use the one made by the LDS Church due to copyright issues. I am working on making one. –SESmith 23:27, 6 July 2007 (UTC)
Map is up now. –SESmith 07:42, 7 July 2007 (UTC)
Looks good, thanks for creating it! -- 71.35.46.20 23:27, 8 July 2007 (UTC)

There's no map now. Where did it go? -- 208.81.184.4 (talk) 00:25, 18 November 2010 (UTC)

Europe East HQ: Moscow?[edit]

Last I knew, Europe East headquarters were in Moscow. Although it may make sense that they would be moved to Kiev when the temple there is complete, I have not heard that this is the case. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 38.112.184.20 (talk) 22:54, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

Middle East/Africa North Area[edit]

An article in the Church News on May 15, 2010 listed the countries that comprise this area (http://www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/59335/Area-leadership-named-in-Middle-EastAfrica-North-Area.html).

According to the article, the Area includes Afghanistan, which is not currently listed on the Wikipedia page. The CN article does not list Cape Verde, which is currently shown on Wikipedia. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ktbnyc (talkcontribs) 14:55, 28 June 2010 (UTC)

Page needs to be updated.[edit]

This page is out of date. The area assignments given are accurate, but the statistics of each area are out of date and need to be updated. I would take care of it myself if I had the time. On second thought, I will do what I can today. Please post here with questions/comments BEFORE reverting any changes I make. --Jgstokes-We can disagree without being disagreeable (talk) 19:12, 8 February 2012 (UTC)

Page updated, but needs to be tweaked to remove errors. HELP! Thanks. --Jgstokes-We can disagree without being disagreeable (talk) 22:46, 8 February 2012 (UTC)

Just figured out what I did wrong and fixed it myself. The area statistics section is up-to-date and no longer erroneous, but the rest of the page needs an accuracy/update check as well. If no one gets to it before I do, I'll do it myself. Thanks. --Jgstokes-We can disagree without being disagreeable (talk) 05:36, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

The area leadership section has been updated with the changes announced on February 11, 2012. So the entire page should be up-to-date now. Thank you. --Jgstokes-We can disagree without being disagreeable (talk) 15:52, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

August 2012 Changes[edit]

Once August 1 arrives, this page will have to be updated with the following information about Areas.

As of August 1, 2012, there will be 25 areas, NOT 26. The areas are listed and the area presidencies listed in order: President, First Counselor, Second Counselor, with quorum listed in parentheses.
Asia: Kent D. Watson (2nd); Gerrit W. Gong (1st); Larry Y. Wilson (2nd).
Asia North: Michael T. Ringwood (1st); Kazuhiko Yamashita (1st); Koichi Aoyagi (2nd)
Caribbean: Wilford W. Andersen (2nd); J. Devn Cornish (2nd); Claudio D. Zivic (1st).
Central America: James B. Martino (2nd); Carlos H. Amado (1st); Robert C. Gay (1st).
Chile: Consolidated into the South America South Area.
Europe: Jose A. Teixeira (1st); Patrick Kearon (1st); Kent F. Richards (2nd).
Europe East: Larry R. Lawrence (2nd); Randall K. Bennett (2nd); Per G. Malm (2nd).
Idaho: Craig C. Christensen (Presidency).
Mexico: Only change here is that Jose L. Alonso (1st) is replacing Octaviano Tenorio (1st) as Second Counselor.
Middle East/Africa North: Only change here is that Bruce A. Carlson (2nd) is replacing Paul B. Pieper (1st) as Area Co-supervisor.
North America Central: Craig C. Christensen (Presidency).
North America Northeast: Donald L. Hallstrom (Presidency).
South America South: Chile consolidated into this area. Presidency: Mervyn B. Arnold (1st); Jorge F. Zeballos (1st); Francisco J. Viñas (1st).

Hope this information is helpful to you. Thanks. --Jgstokes-We can disagree without being disagreeable (talk) 04:49, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

Did some major work on this page. As far as I can ascertain, it is up-to-date. Thank you. --Jgstokes-We can disagree without being disagreeable (talk) 19:15, 14 August 2012 (UTC)

August 2013 Changes in Area Leadership[edit]

Based on information available in the Church News and the August 2013 Ensign, I have made changes in Area Presidencies on this page. Please feel free to post here with comments, questions, etc. --Jgstokes-We can disagree without being disagreeable (talk) 07:03, 3 August 2013 (UTC)

Area statistics January 1, 2013 or 2014.[edit]

I am posting here because I am deeply concerned about something. Our area statistics are VERY out of date. If the Deseret News had published an Almanac for 2014, we would have area statistics as of 1 January 2013, but even those would be outdated. So my question is, with no Church Almanac, how can we obtain the latest statistics? Temple information and what each area covers stays the same unless the Church announces otherwise, in which case we can make those changes. But we can't guess on the numbers and statistics. So what can we do to get the latest information? I've looked on LDS.org and all I've found is country information, not area. Thoughts? --Jgstokes (talk) 06:20, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

I found one source that we might be able to use, but, unfortunately, I don't have access to it right now. It's a two-volume work covering the growth of the Church throughout the world, and its statistics are current as of mid-2013, which is 1 1/2 years more current than what we have now. It's available on Kindle for $20 each. I looked all over LDS.org and couldn't find the area statistics. Again, I found country statistics no problem, bit no area statistics. What a nuisance! Thoughts? I could really use feedback on this issue. --Jgstokes (talk) 01:57, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

Accessed the Church's country and area websites and was able to find current information on the Africa and Africa West Areas, so I updated those statistics. Finding statistics for the Asia Area is where I ran into a problem. They don't have an official Area page, so I had to click on the individual country websites. Information there was sparse. Here's what I was able to get so far:

Asia Area:
Cambodia: 8,729 members; 1 mission; 7 districts; 30 branches.
China: 24,528 members; 1 mission; 34 congregations.
India: 11,690 members; 2 missions; 42 congregations.
Indonesia: 6,920 members; 1 mission; 23 congregations.
Laos: No information available.
Latvia: 1,197 members; 1 mission; 6 congregations.
Malaysia: 9,259 members; 33 congregations.
Mongolia: 10,763 members; 1 mission; 23 congregations.
Nepal: No information available.
Singapore: No information available.
Taiwan: No information available.
Thailand: No information available.

If anyone knows where to find the country statistics we are missing or knows where to find overall area information, please let me know. --Jgstokes (talk) 05:58, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

Here I am again. Just updated the Brazil Area and completed my analysis of the available Church statistical information for the Caribbean Area, Here's what I've been able to come up with so far:
Caribbean Area:
Antigua and Barbuda: 209 members; 1 congregation.
Bahamas: 962 members; 3 congregations.
Barbados: 869 members; 3 congregations.
Dominica: 173 members; 1 congregation.
Dominican Republic: 126,413 members; 3 missions; 205 congregations; 1 temple.
Grenada: 336 members; 1 congregation.
Guyana: 5,474 members; 13 congregations.
Haiti: 19,216 members; 1 mission; 43 congregations.
Jamaica: 5,712 members; 1 mission; 19 congregations.
Saint Kitts and Nevis: 194 members; 1 congregation.
Saint Lucia: 263 members; 2 congregations.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: 578 members; 2 congregations.
Suriname: 1,390 members; 6 congregations.
Trinidad and Tobago: 3,179 members; 1 mission; 10 congregations.
Anguilla: No information available.
Aruba: 507 members; 2 congregations.
Cayman Islands: 204 members; 1 congregation.
French Guiana: 357 members; 1 congregation.
Guadaloupe: No information available.
Martinique: 197 members; 1 congregation.
Montserrat: No information available.
Netherlands Antilles: No information available.
Puerto Rico: 21,363 members; 1 mission; 41 congregations.
Saint Barthelemy: No information available.
Saint Martin: No information available.
Turks and Caicos Islands: No information available.
Virgin Islands (UK): No information available.
Virgin Islands (US): 585 members; 2 congregations.
Again, if anyone knows where we might be able to find the missing information, please post here. I very much appreciate any help anyone wants to offer. --Jgstokes (talk) 07:28, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

Just finished updating the Central America Area statistics. If all goes well, I should have more time tomorrow to finish updating the statistical information for the remaining areas. Anyone is welcome to help if they are able and willing to. My next task will be tackling the Europe Area. Thanks! --Jgstokes (talk) 08:30, 18 May 2014 (UTC)

The Europe Area has been analyzed. Once again, I found that many countries in this area lacked official information on LDS.org. Here's what I was able to find out so far:
Europe Area:
Albania: 2,477 members; 1 mission; 11 congregations.
Andorra: No information available.
Austria: 4,469 members; 17 congregations.
Belgium: 6,415 members; 17 congregations.
Croatia: 588 members; 1 mission; 6 congregations.
Czech Republic: 2,396 members; 1 mission; 13 congregations.
Denmark: 4,355 members; 1 mission; 23 congregations; 1 temple.
Finland: 4,866 members; 1 mission; 30 congregations; 1 temple.
France: 37,364 members; 2 missions; 107 congregations.
Germany: 38,992 members; 3 missions; 171 congregations; 2 temples.
Greece: 748 members; 1 mission; 4 congregations.
Hungary: 5,050 members; 1 mission; 22 congregations.
Iceland: 268 members; 2 congregations.
Ireland: 3,071 members; 13 congregations.
Italy: 25,453 members; 2 missions; 103 congregations.
Liechtenstein: No information available.
Luxembourg: 358 members; 1 congregations.
Republic of Macedonia: No information available.
Malta: 168 members, 1 congregation.
Moldova: 355 members; 3 congregations.
Monaco: No information available.
Netherlands: 9,284 members; 1 mission; 33 congregations; 1 temple.
Norway: 4,618 members; 1 mission; 22 congregations.
Poland: 1,813 members; 1 mission; 14 congregations.
Portugal: 41,917 members; 1 mission; 72 congregations.
Romania: 2,990 members; 1 mission; 16 congregations.
San Marino: No information available.
Slovakia: 239 members; 4 congregations.
Slovenia: 425 members; 4 congregations.
Spain: 51,192 members; 3 missions; 140 congregations; 1 temple.
Sweden: 9,463 members; 1 mission; 40 congregations; 1 temple.
Switzerland: 8,741 members; 36 congregations; 1 temple.
United Kingdom: 186,768 members; 6 missions; 334 congregations; 2 temples.
Azores: No information available.
Canary Islands: No information available.
Gibraltar: No information available.
Greenland: No information available.
If anyone knows where I might find the missing information, please post here. In the meantime, on to the next Area! --Jgstokes (talk) 23:44, 18 May 2014 (UTC)

Just finished the Europe East area analyzation. Once again, there were quite a few missing pieces of data. If anyone knows where to find this information, please post here. In the meantime, here's what I've been able to come up with so far:

Europe East Area
Armenia: 3,159 members; 1 mission; 10 congregations.
Belarus: No information available.
Bulgaria: 2,402 members; 1 mission; 9 congregations.
Cyprus: 428 members; 4 congregations.
Estonia: 1,099 members; 4 congregations.
Georgia: 250 members; 1 congregation.
Latvia: 1,197 members; 1 mission; 6 congregations.
Lithuania: 934 members; 5 congregations.
Montenegro: No information available.
Russia: 22,039 members; 7 missions; 98 congregations.
Serbia: 334 members; 3 congregations.
Ukraine: 11,439 members; 4 missions; 56 congregations; 1 temple.

I'm really hoping we can find the information we lack somewhere. Thanks for any help anyone is able/willing to give to get this page up-to-date. On to the Idaho Area! --Jgstokes (talk) 00:11, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Updated Idaho and Mexico Areas. Tried to find information about the Middle East/Africa North Area with no success. So I guess we'll have to look for those statistics elsewhere. --Jgstokes (talk) 05:10, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Found most of the stastics for the North America Central Area. The tricky thing about the United States and Canada areas are that they are not divided evenly along state and province lines. Here's the data I was able to dig up:

North America Central Area:
Alberta: 79,023 members; 2 missions; 212 congregations; 3 temples.
Colorado: 149,876 members; 4 missions; 306 congregations; 1 temple.
Illinois: 56,932 members; 3 missions; 127 congregations; 2 temples.
Iowa: 26,547 members; 1 mission; 69 congregations.
Kansas: 35,902 members; 1 mission; 75 congregations.
Manitoba: 4,452 members; 1 mission; 12 congregations.
Minnesota: 31,871 members; 1 mission; 75 congregations; 1 temple.
Missouri: 68,962 members; 2 missions; 151 congregations; 2 temples.
Montana: 48,344 members; 1 mission; 124 congregations; 1 temple.
Nebraska: 24,140 members; 1 mission; 60 congregations; 1 temple.
Northwest Territories: 141 members; 1 congregation.
North Dakota: 9,994 members; 21 congregations; 1 temple.
Nunavut: No information available (possibly no members).
Saskatchewan: 5,406 members; 15 congregations; 1 temple.
South Dakota: 10,644 members; 1 mission; 33 congregations.
Wisconsin: 25,693 members; 1 mission; 68 congregations.
Wyoming: 66,259 members; 155 congregations.
British Columbia: Unclear how small “small eastern section” is.
Ontario: Taking up most of the western part of Ontario, unclear how much that is.
Michigan: Wasn’t able to find out how much area the “Upper Peninsula” took up and therefore couldn’t find statistics.

If anyone knows where to find the missing information, again, please post here. Thanks! --Jgstokes (talk) 06:16, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Just finished analyzing the statistics for the North America Northeast Area, and I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that I was able to find most of the statistics for this area. The bad news: the unavailable and missing information is sufficient that I don't feel confident updating the statistics for this area. Here's what I was able to find out. Again, if anyone knows where to find the statistics we are missing, please post here. Thanks.
North America Northeast Area
Connecticut: 15,352 members; 34 congregations.
Delaware: 5,192 members; 12 congregations.
Maine: 10,845 members; 27 congregations.
Massachusetts: 26,423 members; 1 mission; 52 congregations; 1 temple.
New Brunswick: 2,302 members; 6 congregations.
Newfoundland: 748 members; 3 congregations.
New Hampshire: 8,298 members; 1 mission; 19 congregations.
New Jersey: 33,066 members; 1 mission; 61 congregations.
New York: 80,535 members; 4 missions; 149 congregations; 2 temples.
Nova Scotia: 4,912 members; 1 mission; 14 congregations; 1 temple.
Ontario: 51,902 members; 1 mission; 98 congregations; 1 temple.
Pennsylvania: 51,527 members; 2 missions; 106 congregations.
Prince Edward Island: 490 members; 3 congregations.
Quebec: 11,306 members; 1 mission; 35 congregations; 1 temple.
Rhode Island: 4,133 members; 8 congregations.
Vermont: 4,600 members; 12 congregations.
Virginia (since most of the state is in this area, including complete statistics here): 93,395 members; 3 missions; 197 congregations.
Washington D. C.: 2,488 members; 3 congregations.
Bermuda: Statistic not available.
Saint Pierre and Miquelon: Statistics not available.
Hope we can find the missing statistics somewhere. --Jgstokes (talk) 18:44, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Just finished analyzing the North America Northwest Area. I was able to find statistics for the whole area, with the exception of the small part of California that is part of that area. But I looked at an area map, and the portion of California that is in the area is so small that I will just list California statistics in the area that holds most of it. That said, should have the updated statistics for this area on the page within the next 5 minutes. --Jgstokes (talk) 19:08, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Just finished analyzing the North America Southeast Area. Since most of the state of Kentucky falls in this area, I am including Kentucky's entire state statistics in the listing for this area. Likewise, since only small portions of Texas and Virginia are included in this area, I will list those statistics into the area/areas where most of Texas and Virginia fall. Should have statistics for this area on the page within the next 5 minutes. --Jgstokes (talk) 21:39, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Just finished analyzing the North America Southwest Area. Was able to get statistics for the whole states relatively easily, but couldn't figure out where the boundary lines are for the parts of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Utah that make up this area, and the Church doesn't list area statistics. Here's what I was able to find out:

North America Southwest Area:
Arizona: 410,263 members; 6 missions; 836 congregations; 4 temples.
Nevada: 180,600 members; 3 missions; 327 congregations; 2 temples.
New Mexico: 69,703 members; 2 missions; 142 congregations; 1 temple.
Oklahoma: 45,734 members; 2 missions; 86 congregations; 1 temple.
Texas: 325,946 members; 8 missions; 620 congregations; 4 temples.

Unless we find the area statistics somewhere, we're out of luck updating this area's statistics. If anyone knows where to find these missing statistics, please post here. Thanks! --Jgstokes (talk) 22:36, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

North America West statistics have been updated. No missing information there. Next project: Pacific Area. Hope we can find all the relevant information.--Jgstokes (talk) 23:20, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Just finished analyzing the Pacific Area. I was able to find statistical information for all but the last three islands on the list. If anyone has that information, please post here. In the meantime, here's what I came up with:

Pacific Area:
Australia: 140,797 members; 6 missions; 296 congregations; 5 temples.
Fiji: 17,730 members; 1 mission; 50 congregations; 1 temple.
Kiribati: 16,659 members; 26 congregations.
Marshall Islands: 6,187 members; 1 mission; 12 congregations.
Nauru: 105 members; 1 congregation.
New Zealand: 108,912 members; 3 missions; 211 congregations; 1 temple.
Papua New Guinea: 21,983 members; 2 missions; 73 congregations.
Samoa: 75,119 members; 1 mission; 137 congregations; 1 temple.
Solomon Islands: 564 members; 4 congregations.
Tonga: 61,470 members; 1 mission; 166 congregations; 1 temple.
Tuvalu: 205 members; 1 congregation.
Vanuatu: 6,103 members; 1 mission; 31 congregations.
American Samoa: 15,727 members; 38 congregations.
Cook Islands: 1,844 members; 5 congregations.
French Polynesia: 23,594 members; 1 mission; 85 congregations; 1 temple.
New Caledonia: 2,230 members; 8 congregations.
Niue: 280 members; 2 congregations.
Pitcairn Islands: No information available.
Tokelau: No information available.
Wallis and Futuna: No information available.

Any comments would be appreciated. Thanks. --Jgstokes (talk) 00:18, 20 May 2014 (UTC)

Found and updated statistics for the Philippines, South America Northwest and South America South Areas. Went to update statistics for the three Utah Areas and couldn't find anything out about the individual areas. Just general statistics for Utah, which I post here:
Utah Statistics: 1,975,939 members; 9 missions; 4,916 congregations; 13 temples.
If we want individual area statistics, I don't know where to find them. Any thoughts? --Jgstokes (talk) 01:08, 20 May 2014 (UTC)

August 2014 Changes.[edit]

The following changes will have to be implemented into this article on August 1:

Under the heading "List":
Africa Southeast: Carl B. Cook (1st); Stanley G. Ellis (1st); Kevin S. Hamilton (2nd)
Asia: Gerrit W. Gong (1st); Randy D. Funk (2nd); Chi Hong (Sam) Wong (1st)
Caribbean: J. Devn Cornish (2nd); Claudio D. Zivic (1st); Hugo E. Martinez (2nd)
Central America: Kevin R. Duncan (1st); Adrian Ochoa (2nd); Jose L. Alonso (1st)
Europe East: Bruce D. Porter (1st); Randall K. Bennett (2nd); Jörg Klebingat (1st)
Mexico: Benjamin De Hoyos (1st); Paul B. Pieper (1st); Arnulfo Valenzuela (1st)
Middle East/Africa North: Bruce A. Carlson (2nd); Larry S. Kacher (2nd)
Pacific:Kevin W. Pearson (1st); O. Vincent Haleck (2nd); S. Gifford Nielsen (1st)
Philippines: Ian S. Ardern (1st); Shayne M. Bowen (1st); Larry J. Echo Hawk (1st)

Hope this information helps. --Jgstokes (talk) 01:39, 7 May 2014 (UTC)

One additional change needs to be made. Under the heading "List":
Brazil: Claudio R. M. Costa (1st); Jairo Mazzagardi (2nd); Marcos A. Aidukaitis (1st)
Hope this information is helpful to you. --Jgstokes (talk) 09:23, 21 July 2014 (UTC)

Updated Area Statistics from LDS.org and cumorah.com[edit]

With the help of lds.org and cumorah.com, I have been able to find many of the previously "missing" statistics for each area. I am posting the new information so we have a record of it, but I will also be using it to update the article. Thank goodness! I was beginning to lose hope of ever finding the information! --Jgstokes (talk) 07:45, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

Here's what I was able to find on the Asia Area:
Afghanistan: 700 members; 5 congregations.
Bangladesh: 100 members; 1 congregation.
Bhutan: No significant church presence.
Brunei: less than 100 members; 2 congregations.
Cambodia: 12,223 members; 1 mission; 28 congregations.
China: 24,528 members; 1 mission; 34 congregations; 1 temple.
East Timor: No significant church presence.
India: 11,690 members; 2 missions; 42 congregations.
Indonesia: 6,920 members; 1 mission; 23 congregations.
Kyrgyzstan: less than 100 members; no congregations.
Laos: 100 members; 1 congregation.
Malaysia: 9,259 members; 33 congregations.
Maldives: No significant church presence.
Mongolia: 10,763 members; 1 mission; 23 congregations.
Myanmar: Official membership unknown.
Nepal: 133 members; 1 congregation
Pakistan: 2,000 members; 10 congregations.
Singapore: 3,608 members; 1 mission; 11 congregations.
Sri Lanka: 1,277 members; 3 congregations.
Tajikistan: No significant church presence.
Taiwan: 56,821 members; 2 missions; 101 congregations; 1 temple.
Thailand: 18,071 members; 1 mission; 38 congregations.

So here's my question: For countries where we have "Less than 100 members," how do we figure that into the total membership? For those with "no significant church presence," there are less than 50 members. Should those be included in the count? And what about Myanmar, a country for which I could find no information available? Any feedback anyone has would be helpful. If all else fails, I'll just do the best I can with the numbers I have tomorrow and hope for the best. --Jgstokes (talk) 08:34, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

Caribbean Area
Antigua and Barbuda: 209 members; 1 congregation.
Bahamas: 962 members; 3 congregations.
Barbados: 869 members; 3 congregations.
Dominica: 173 members; 1 congregation.
Dominican Republic: 126,413 members; 3 missions; 205 congregations; 1 temple.
Grenada: 336 members; 1 congregation.
Guyana: 5,474 members; 13 congregations.
Haiti: 19,216 members; 1 mission; 43 congregations.
Jamaica: 5,712 members; 1 mission; 19 congregations.
Saint Kitts and Nevis: 194 members; 1 congregation.
Saint Lucia: 263 members; 2 congregations.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: 578 members; 2 congregations.
Suriname: 1,390 members; 6 congregations.
Trinidad and Tobago: 3,179 members; 1 mission; 10 congregations.
Anguilla: No official church presence.
Aruba: 507 members; 2 congregations.
Cayman Islands: 204 members; 1 congregation.
French Guiana: 357 members; 1 congregation.
Guadaloupe: 423 members; 3 congregations.
Martinique: 197 members; 1 congregation.
Montserrat: No official church presence.
Netherlands Antilles: approximately 900 members; 3 congregations.
Puerto Rico: 21,363 members; 1 mission; 41 congregations.
Saint Barthelemy: No official church presence.
Saint Martin: 232 members; 1 congregation.
Turks and Caicos Islands: No official church presence.
Virgin Islands (UK): No official church presence.
Virgin Islands (US): 585 members; 2 congregations.
Will have the Caribbean Area statistics updated ASAP. --Jgstokes (talk) 20:17, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

Having updated the Caribbean Area, I turned my attention to the Europe Area. Here's what I was able to find out:

Europe Area
Albania: 2,477 members; 1 mission; 11 congregations.
Andorra: 64 members; 1 congregation.
Austria: 4,469 members; 17 congregations.
Belgium: 6,415 members; 17 congregations.
Croatia: 588 members; 1 mission; 6 congregations.
Czech Republic: 2,396 members; 1 mission; 13 congregations.
Denmark: 4,355 members; 1 mission; 23 congregations; 1 temple.
Finland: 4,866 members; 1 mission; 30 congregations; 1 temple.
France: 37,364 members; 2 missions; 107 congregations.
Germany: 38,992 members; 3 missions; 171 congregations; 2 temples.
Greece: 748 members; 1 mission; 4 congregations.
Hungary: 5,050 members; 1 mission; 22 congregations.
Iceland: 268 members; 2 congregations.
Ireland: 3,071 members; 13 congregations.
Italy: 25,453 members; 2 missions; 103 congregations.
Liechtenstein: less than 100 members; 0 congregations.
Luxembourg: 358 members; 1 congregations.
Republic of Macedonia: less than 50 members; 1 congregation.
Malta: 168 members, 1 congregation.
Moldova: 355 members; 3 congregations.
Monaco: No official church presence.
Netherlands: 9,284 members; 1 mission; 33 congregations; 1 temple.
Norway: 4,618 members; 1 mission; 22 congregations.
Poland: 1,813 members; 1 mission; 14 congregations.
Portugal: 41,917 members; 1 mission; 72 congregations.
Romania: 2,990 members; 1 mission; 16 congregations.
San Marino: No official church presence.
Slovakia: 239 members; 4 congregations.
Slovenia: 425 members; 4 congregations.
Spain: 51,192 members; 3 missions; 140 congregations; 1 temple.
Sweden: 9,463 members; 1 mission; 40 congregations; 1 temple.
Switzerland: 8,741 members; 36 congregations; 1 temple.
United Kingdom: 186,768 members; 6 missions; 334 congregations; 2 temples.
Azores: No official church presence.
Canary Islands: Part of Spain (see statistics above).
Gibraltar: 16 members.
Greenland: 15 members.

Will have these statistics added up and incorporated onto the page in a jiffy. --Jgstokes (talk) 22:02, 15 August 2014 (UTC) Have analyzed the Europe East Area and found missing information. Here's what I've been able to find out:

Europe East Area
Armenia: 3,159 members; 1 mission; 10 congregations.
Azerbajan: No official church presence.
Belarus: 500 members; 4 congregations.
Bulgaria: 2,402 members; 1 mission; 9 congregations.
Cyprus: 428 members; 4 congregations.
Estonia: 1,099 members; 4 congregations.
Georgia: 250 members; 1 congregation.
Kazakhstan: 141 members; 2 congregations.
Latvia: 1,197 members; 1 mission; 6 congregations.
Lithuania: 934 members; 5 congregations.
Montenegro: less than 20 members; 1 congregation.
Russia: 22,039 members; 7 missions; 98 congregations.
Serbia: 334 members; 3 congregations.
Turkey: 221 members; 4 congregations.
Turkmenistan: less than 50 members; 1 congregation.
Ukraine: 11,439 members; 4 missions; 56 congregations; 1 temple.
Uzbekistan: less than 100; 1 congregation.

I will post it directly after calculating the necessary figures. --Jgstokes (talk) 23:12, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

Middle East/Africa North Area analyzed and figures found. I even found numbers for West Bank and the Gaza Strip. I was thrown off when I couldn't find them, so I googled them and found out that the two combined regions make up Palestine. So this is what I found out:
Middle East/Africa North Area
Algeria: less than 100 members; 0 congregations
Bahrain: 281 members; 1 or 2 congregations.
Cape Verde: 7,149 members; 18 congregations.
Egypt: less than 100 members; 1 congregation.
Iran: less than 50 members; 0 congregations.
Iraq: 1,300 members; 36+ congregations.
Israel: 234 members; 4 congregations.
Jordan: less than 200 members; 3 congregations.
Kuwait: 70 members; 1 congregation.
Lebanon: less than 200 members; 1 congregation.
Libya: less than 20 members; 0 congregations.
Morocco: less than 100 members; 2 congregations.
Oman: around 100 members; 1 congregation.
Qatar: 300 members; 2 congregations.
Saudi Arabia: 800+ members; ~6 congregations
Syria: less than 30 members; 1 congregation
Tunisia: less than 50 members; 1 congregation
United Arab Emirates: 800+ members; 5 congregations
Yemen: less than 50 members; 1 congregation.
West Bank and Gaza Strip (Palestine): less than 20 members; 0 congregations.
Will have these statistics implemented onto the page as soon as I do the necessary math. YAY! Since the North America Areas are tricky (in light of the confusing boundary lines), my next project will likely be the Pacific Area. --Jgstokes (talk) 01:05, 16 August 2014 (UTC)

Changed my mind and decided to see what I could do about the North America Areas. In working on the North America Central Area, I was able to find the following information:

North America Central Area:
Alberta: 79,023 members; 2 missions; 212 congregations; 3 temples.
Colorado: 149,876 members; 4 missions; 306 congregations; 1 temple.
Illinois: 56,932 members; 3 missions; 127 congregations; 2 temples.
Iowa: 26,547 members; 1 mission; 69 congregations.
Kansas: 35,902 members; 1 mission; 75 congregations.
Manitoba: 4,452 members; 1 mission; 12 congregations.
Minnesota: 31,871 members; 1 mission; 75 congregations; 1 temple.
Missouri: 68,962 members; 2 missions; 151 congregations; 2 temples.
Montana: 48,344 members; 1 mission; 124 congregations; 1 temple.
Nebraska: 24,140 members; 1 mission; 60 congregations; 1 temple.
Northwest Territories: 141 members; 1 congregation.
North Dakota: 9,994 members; 21 congregations; 1 temple.
Nunavut: No church presence.
Saskatchewan: 5,406 members; 15 congregations; 1 temple.
South Dakota: 10,644 members; 1 mission; 33 congregations.
Wisconsin: 25,693 members; 1 mission; 68 congregations.
Wyoming: 66,259 members; 155 congregations.
British Columbia: Unclear how small “small eastern section” is.
Ontario: Taking up most of the western part of Ontario, unclear how much that is.
Michigan: Wasn’t able to find out how much area the “Upper Peninsula” took up and therefore couldn’t find statistics.

If anyone knows where to find this missing information, please post here. I think I might call it quits for the day. I've got other things that need my attention. But I will come back to this tomorrow and will keep coming back to it until it's finished. --Jgstokes (talk) 02:12, 16 August 2014 (UTC)

I'm back! Just worked on the North America Northeast Area. Here's what I was able to find.
North America Northeast Area
Connecticut: 15,352 members; 34 congregations.
Delaware: 5,192 members; 12 congregations.
Maine: 10,845 members; 27 congregations.
Massachusetts: 26,423 members; 1 mission; 52 congregations; 1 temple.
New Brunswick: 2,302 members; 6 congregations.
Newfoundland: 748 members; 3 congregations.
New Hampshire: 8,298 members; 1 mission; 19 congregations.
New Jersey: 33,066 members; 1 mission; 61 congregations.
New York: 80,535 members; 4 missions; 149 congregations; 2 temples.
Nova Scotia: 4,912 members; 1 mission; 14 congregations; 1 temple.
Ontario: 51,902 members; 1 mission; 98 congregations; 1 temple.
Pennsylvania: 51,527 members; 2 missions; 106 congregations.
Prince Edward Island: 490 members; 3 congregations.
Quebec: 11,306 members; 1 mission; 35 congregations; 1 temple.
Rhode Island: 4,133 members; 8 congregations.
Vermont: 4,600 members; 12 congregations.
Virginia (since most of the state is in this area, including complete statistics here): 93,395 members; 3 missions; 197 congregations.
Washington D. C.: 2,488 members; 2 missions; 3 congregations; 1 temple.
Bermuda: No official church presence.
Saint Pierre and Miquelon: No official church presence.
Will have this area updated as soon as I can add the figures together. Thanks. --Jgstokes (talk) 06:01, 16 August 2014 (UTC)

The North America Northeast Area figures seemed abnormally low, so I double checked what we had listed in the area against what the Church Almanac had the area covering. I found we were missing 5 states that should have been in on the count. No wonder my figures were off! The 5 (and their statistics) are:

Indiana: 42,856 members; 1 mission; 99 congregations.
Maryland: 43,459 members; 2 missions; 81 congregations; 1 temple.
Michigan: 43,579 members; 2 missions; 95 congregations; 1 temple.
Ohio: 60,364 members; 3 missions; 125 congregations; 1 temple.
West Virginia: 17,227 members; 1 mission; 37 congregations.

Adding these to the figures I already obtained should give us a more accurate number. Glad I found that error! --Jgstokes (talk) 07:21, 16 August 2014 (UTC)

Had to backtrack a little when I realized I may have overlooked reanalyzing the North America Central Area. Here's what I was able to find out: British Columbia has only 1 stake in the North America Central Area (hardly significant enough to classify it as being small eastern sections), so I will list BC where most of it falls, with the North America Northwest Area. Again, I failed to find the statistical numbers for the "Upper Peninsula" of Michigan. So that's all guess work. According to the 2013 Church Almanac, no stakes in Ontario belong to the North America Central Area, but they do belong to the North America Northeast Area, as cited above. So what remains are the statistics I was able to find, which I include below. Hopefully that gives us a total close to correct. Here goes!
North America Central Area:
Alberta: 79,023 members; 2 missions; 212 congregations; 3 temples.
Colorado: 149,876 members; 4 missions; 306 congregations; 1 temple.
Illinois: 56,932 members; 3 missions; 127 congregations; 2 temples.
Iowa: 26,547 members; 1 mission; 69 congregations.
Kansas: 35,902 members; 1 mission; 75 congregations.
Manitoba: 4,452 members; 1 mission; 12 congregations.
Minnesota: 31,871 members; 1 mission; 75 congregations; 1 temple.
Missouri: 68,962 members; 2 missions; 151 congregations; 2 temples.
Montana: 48,344 members; 1 mission; 124 congregations; 1 temple.
Nebraska: 24,140 members; 1 mission; 60 congregations; 1 temple.
Northwest Territories: 141 members; 1 congregation.
North Dakota: 9,994 members; 21 congregations; 1 temple.
Nunavut: No official church presence.
Saskatchewan: 5,406 members; 15 congregations; 1 temple.
South Dakota: 10,644 members; 1 mission; 33 congregations.
Wisconsin: 25,693 members; 1 mission; 68 congregations.
Wyoming: 66,259 members; 155 congregations.
Should have the figures added and the totals up ASAP. Thanks. --Jgstokes (talk) 23:32, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

Finished the figures for the North America Central Area. Now moving on to the North America Northwest Area. Only thing to note here is that the part of California that is part of this area is so insignificant that I'm not counting it. That being said, here's what I was able to find out:

North America Northwest Area
Alaska: 33,204 members; 1 mission; 84 congregations; 1 temple.
British Columbia: 29,296 members; 1 mission; 79 congregations; 1 temple.
Oregon: 152,011 members; 3 missions; 306 congregations; 2 temples.
Washington: 279,492 members; 7 missions; 543 congregations; 3 temples.
Yukon: 287 members; 1 congregation.

This is one of the smaller North America Areas. I will have the figures added up and input in the article within the next few minutes. --Jgstokes (talk) 00:48, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Ran the numbers for the North America Northwest Area. Then moved on to analyze and collect data for the North America Southeast Area. A few notes in advance of the data report: I determined that since the boundaries of the North America Southeast Area covered most of Kentucky I would just use the statistics of the whole state, especially as the Almanac makes no differentiation between how much of the state belonged to the Southeast and how much belonged to the Northeast (which was, by comparison, a small amount not worth noting). Likewise, since a majority of Virginia is in the North America Northeast Area, I counted none of it as belonging to the Southeast Area, even though reportedly a "small portion" does. And Texas, too, only has a small corner in this area, so I will be counting it with the North America Southwest Area. That is why you will see only the 10 full states listed here. That said, here's the datea I gathered:
North America Southeast Area:
Alabama: 36,255 members; 1 mission; 78 congregations; 1 temple.
Arkansas: 29,345 members; 1 mission; 66 congregations.
Florida: 146,509 members; 5 missions; 238 congregations; 1 temple.
Georgia: 81,563 members; 3 missions; 150 congregations; 1 temple.
Kentucky: 33,757 members; 1 mission; 77 congregations; 1 temple.
Louisiana: 29,682 members; 1 mission; 53 congregations; 1 temple.
Mississippi: 21,699 members; 1 mission; 44 congregations.
North Carolina: 81,189 members; 2 missions; 154 congregations; 1 temple.
South Carolina: 39,473 members; 1 mission; 68 congregations; 1 temple.
Tennessee: 48,612 members; 2 missions; 102 congregations; 2 temples.

I will have this data compiled and incorporated into the page within the next few minutes. Then it's on to the North America Southwest Area! --Jgstokes (talk) 03:01, 18 August 2014 (UTC) Just finished analyzing the North America Southwest Area. The Almanac doesn't make it clear which portions of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Utah are in this area, so statistics for those portions would be purely guesswork. I do know from looking at the Almanac that there is one temple in one of the partial states: Monticello Utah. So I will add that into my figures. But I will put down what I came up with and hope that the partial states' figures don't make that much of a difference. Here's what I was able to find out:

North America Southwest Area:
Arizona: 410,263 members; 6 missions; 836 congregations; 4 temples.
Nevada: 180,600 members; 3 missions; 327 congregations; 2 temples.
New Mexico: 69,703 members; 2 missions; 142 congregations; 1 temple.
Oklahoma: 45,734 members; 2 missions; 86 congregations; 1 temple.
Texas: 325,946 members; 8 missions; 620 congregations; 4 temples.

I hope this doesn't mess up the stats too badly. Next up: North America West Area! --Jgstokes (talk) 04:58, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

In the North America West Area, there are only three states: California, Hawaii, and Arizona. Only a very small portion of Arizona is in that area. I looked it up in the Almanac. It's one stake only. Additionally, I already listed Arizona's statistics with the North America Southwest Area, so that one stake is hardly worth mentioning. Accordingly, I compiled the data from California and Hawaii and this is what I found:
North America West Area
California: 780,200 members; 19 missions; 1,355 congregations; 7 temples.
Hawaii: 73,471 members; 1 mission; 138 congregations; 2 temples.
Should be a simple matter to add those two together to get the total area figures. I will do so immediately and get them on the page within the next few minutes. Next up: Pacific Area (for which I hope I can find an Area page)! --Jgstokes (talk) 05:43, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Well, as luck would have it, the Pacific Area statistics webpage is about three years out of date. So I had to do things the old-fashioned way and get each individual number. Here's what I was able to find out:

Pacific Area:
Australia: 140,797 members; 6 missions; 296 congregations; 5 temples.
Fiji: 17,730 members; 1 mission; 50 congregations; 1 temple.
Kiribati: 16,659 members; 26 congregations.
Marshall Islands: 6,187 members; 1 mission; 12 congregations.
Nauru: 105 members; 1 congregation.
New Zealand: 108,912 members; 3 missions; 211 congregations; 1 temple.
Papua New Guinea: 21,983 members; 2 missions; 73 congregations.
Samoa: 75,119 members; 1 mission; 137 congregations; 1 temple.
Solomon Islands: 564 members; 4 congregations.
Tonga: 61,470 members; 1 mission; 166 congregations; 1 temple.
Tuvalu: 205 members; 1 congregation.
Vanuatu: 6,103 members; 1 mission; 31 congregations.
American Samoa: 15,727 members; 38 congregations.
Cook Islands: 1,844 members; 5 congregations.
French Polynesia: 23,594 members; 1 mission; 85 congregations; 1 temple.
New Caledonia: 2,230 members; 8 congregations.
Niue: 280 members; 2 congregations.
Pitcairn Islands: No significant LDS presence.
Tokelau: No significant LDS presence.
Wallis and Futuna: No significant LDS presence.

Oddly enough, the Newsroom page does give an option, when you click on a territory/region/state within a given nation/country to see that country's statistics. What they show for the Pacific isn't what I'm getting as I do my calculations. But I'm more inclined to trust my numbers because they provide an increase at a more reasonable interval. I will have those numbers posted in a few minutes. Then it's on to the Philippines Area, whether they have an area page or not. --Jgstokes (talk) 07:01, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Well, I just got two areas nearly done in one fell swoop. The Philippines Area was easy to do, as it only had two components, and adding them was a cinch. Then I moved on to collect data about the South America Northwest Area. Only 5 components there. All I have left to do is add them. For now, to keep track of what I'm doing, I will post what I've done. Here are the numbers for the Philippines Area:
Philippines: 688,117 members; 21 missions; 1,148 congregations; 2 temples.
Northern Mariana Islands: 735 members; 1 congregation.
And here are the numbers for the South America Northwest Area:
Bolivia: 188,261 members; 4 missions; 257 congregations; 1 temple.
Colombia: 185,891 members; 5 missions; 266 congregations; 1 temple.
Ecuador: 220,247 members; 5 missions; 306 congregations; 1 temple.
Peru: 543,869 members; 12 missions; 776 congregations; 1 temple.
Venezuela: 161,309 members; 4 missions; 269 congregations; 1 temple.
I fully expect to have the numbers added up and the area updated in a few minutes. Then it's on to the South America South Area, which should also be relatively easy. The one thing I don't know is how to handle acquiring the updated statistics for the Utah areas. All we have are general Utah numbers, not area specific. I guess if all else fails, I'll post those. Phew! Almost done! --Jgstokes (talk) 07:52, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Here are the South America South Area statistics as promised. I will add them up and incorporate them onto the page ASAP. I still don't know what to do about the Utah areas. I guess we'll just leave them as they are unless we unearth the information somewhere at some point. I'll take another look at LDS.org and see what I can find, but we may only find general Utah statistics. Anyways, here are the South America South numbers, as promised:

Argentina: 421,971 members; 12 missions; 792 congregations; 1 temple.
Chile: 583,359 members; 10 missions; 614 congregations; 1 temple.
Paraguay: 86,790 members; 2 missions; 139 congregations; 1 temple.
Uruguay: 101,449 members; 2 missions; 152 congregations; 1 temple.

I will add the numbers up and get the data entered ASAP. Then I'll see what I can find out about the the Utah areas. Wish me luck! --Jgstokes (talk) 08:19, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Turns out the only statistical information the Church has about Utah is by state. Unfortunate for us, but there it is, such as it is. Well, there you have it. Took several months, but this page is now current as of at least mid-2013. Post here with comments or questions. Thanks.--Jgstokes (talk) 08:27, 18 August 2014 (UTC)