The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics

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The tables on this page represents Latter-day Saint membership as reported by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as of January 1, 2012.[1][2] The membership count includes adults and children, and also include active and less active members. Except where indicated, general population figures are based on the latest CIA estimates (primarily for July 2013).[3][4] Percentages of LDS members were calculated with this information. The link under the names of each country, territory, etc. corresponds to brief LDS history and statistical information for that particular area. In 2013, the membership of the LDS Church surpassed 15 million.[5]

North America[edit]

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership in North America as of January 1, 2011.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership in North America as a percentage of total population for year 2011.


Country Membership Population % LDS Stakes[6] Districts[6] Wards[7] Branches[7] Total Congregations Missions Temples Family History Centers
Belize 4,502 349,728 1.29% 2 11 11
Canada 190,265 35,344,962 0.54% 47 3 333 146 479 7 8 165
Costa Rica 42,943 4,667,096 0.92% 6 4 43 30 73 1 1
El Salvador 117,234 6,340,000 1.85% 18 2 123 41 164 3 1
Greenland 15 56,370 0.03% 1 1
Guatemala 247,708 15,806,675 1.57% 43 17 243 174 417 6 2
Honduras 160,437 8,555,072 1.88% 23 7 149 77 226 4 1
Mexico 1,344,239 119,713,203 1.12% 227 37 1,535 450 1,980 34 12 266
Nicaragua 84,405 6,071,045 1.39% 9 6 61 40 101 2
Panama 50,062 3,661,868 1.37% 7 4 39 33 72 1 1
United States 6,398,889 317,831,000 2.01% 1,526 9 11,928 1,938 13,866 120 70 1,847

United States[edit]

For a breakdown of membership statistics by state in the United States, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (United States)

Canada[edit]

For a breakdown of membership statistics by province in Canada, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Canada)

Caribbean[edit]

Country Membership Population % LDS Stakes Districts Wards[7] Branches[7] Total Congregations Missions Temples Family History Centers
Antigua and Barbuda 209 90,156 0.23% 1 1
Aruba 507 109,153 0.46% 2 2 1
Bahamas 962 351,461 0.27% 1 2 2 1
Barbados 869 288,725 0.30% 1 3 3 1
Bermuda 156 69,467 0.22% 1 1
Bonaire 78 16,541[8] 0.47% 1 1
British Virgin Islands 150 31,912 0.47% 1 1
Cayman Islands 204 55,456 0.37% 1 1
Cuba 100 11,477,459 0.0009% 2 2
Curaçao 548 150,563 0.36% 1 1 1
Dominica 173 73,286 0.24% 1 1
Dominican Republic 126,413 10,219,630 1.24% 20 9 124 81 205 3 1 29
Grenada 336 109,590 0.31% 1 1
Guadeloupe 488 405,739 0.12% 1 3 3 1
Haiti 19,216 10,413,211 0.18% 4 3 22 21 43 1 6
Jamaica 5,712 2,909,714 0.20% 1 1 19 19 1 2
Martinique 197 392,291 0.05% 1 1 1
Puerto Rico 21,363 3,674,209 0.58% 5 29 12 41 1 8
Saint Kitts and Nevis 194 51,134 0.38% 1 1 1
Saint Lucia 263 162,781 0.16% 2 2
Sint Maarten 232 39,689 0.58% 1 1
Saint Vincent 578 103,220 0.56% 2 2
Trinidad and Tobago 3,179 1,328,019 0.24% 1 5 5 10 1 1
Turks and Caicos Islands 92 47,754 0.19% 1 1
Virgin Islands (US) 585 106,405 0.55% 2 2

South America[edit]

Map[edit]

Membership The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership in South America (2007)
Membership The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership as a percentage of total population in South America (2007)

Table[edit]

Country Membership Population % LDS Stakes Districts Wards Branches Total Congregations Missions Temples Family History Centers
Argentina 421,971 42,610,981 0.99% 73 31 483 309 792 12 1 106
Bolivia 188,261 10,461,053 1.80% 27 10 184 73 257 4 1 32
Brazil 1,250,073 202,857,000 0.62% 251 40 1,537 435 1,972 34 6 325
Chile 583,359 17,773,000 3.28% 75 21 421 193 614 10 1 99
Colombia 185,891 47,681,000 0.39% 29 11 172 94 266 5 1 43
Ecuador 220,247 15,783,300 1.40% 36 9 232 74 306 5 1 43
Falkland Islands 5 3,140 0.16% 1 1
French Guiana 357 237,549 0.15% 1 1
Guyana 5,474 739,903 0.74% 1 13 13 1
Paraguay 86,790 6,783,374 1.28% 10 10 60 79 139 2 1 18
Peru 543,869 30,814,175 1.76% 100 21 619 157 776 12 1 117
Suriname 1,390 566,846 0.25% 1 6 6 1
Uruguay 101,449 3,324,460 3.05% 18 3 112 40 152 2 1 21
Venezuela 161,309 30,206,307 0.53% 34 6 203 66 269 4 1 42

South Pacific[edit]

Country Membership Population % LDS Stakes Districts Wards Branches Total Congregations Missions Temples Family History Centers
American Samoa 15,727 54,719 28.74% 4 31 7 38 4
Australia 140,797 22,262,501 0.63% 37 9 216 80 296 6 5 146
Cook Islands (Rarotonga) 1,844 10,447 17.65% 1 5 5 3
Fiji 17,730 896,758 1.98% 4 1 28 22 50 1 1 8
French Polynesia (Tahiti) 23,594 277,293 8.51% 8 4 56 29 85 1 1 17
Guam 2,239 160,378 1.40% 1 4 4 1 1
Kiribati 16,659 103,248 16.13% 2 1 11 15 26 1
Marshall Islands 6,187 69,747 8.87% 1 1 6 6 12 1 3
Micronesia 4,998 106,104 4.71% 1 3 21 22 6
Nauru 105 9,434 1.11% 1 1
New Caledonia 2,230 264,022 0.84% 1 5 3 8 2
New Zealand 108,912 4,540,950 2.40% 26 3 159 52 211 3 1 49
Niue 280 1,269 22.06% 2 2 1
Northern Mariana Islands 779 51,170 1.52% 1 1 1
Palau(Belau) 447 21,108 2.12% 1 1 1
Papua New Guinea 21,983 6,431,902 0.34% 2 11 10 63 73 2 2
Samoa 75,119 195,476 38.43% 20 121 16 137 1 1 17
Solomon Islands 564 597,248 0.09% 1 4 4
Tonga 61,470 106,322 57.81% 19 2 133 33 166 1 1 18
Tuvalu Islands 205 10,698 1.92% 1 1
Vanuatu 6,103 261,565 2.33% 4 31 31 1 2

Asia[edit]

Country Membership Population % LDS Stakes Districts Wards Branches Total Congregations Missions Temples Family History Centers
Afghanistan 700 28,395,716 0.002% 1 4 4
Azerbaijan 40 9,477,100 0.0004% 1 1
Bahrain 200 1,281,332 0.02% 1 1 1
Bangladesh 43 156,630,000 0.00003% 1 1
Bhutan 20 699,847 0.003% 1
Brunei 100 401,890 0.02% 2
Burma (Myanmar) 170 61,120,000 0.0003% 1 1
Cambodia 12,223 15,184,116 0.08% 2 3 28 28 1 3
China 11,000 1,365,440,000 0.0008% 4 34 34 1
Cyprus 428 1,155,403 0.04% 1 4 4 3
Hong Kong 24,528 7,182,724 0.34% 4 1 25 9 34 1 1 4
India 11,690 1,246,330,000 0.0009% 1 6 6 36 42 2 5
Indonesia 6,920 252,164,800 0.003% 2 1 14 9 23 1 3
Iran 50 77,562,000 0.00006%
Iraq 100 36,004,552 0.0003% 1 1
Israel 253 7,707,042 0.003% 1 4 4
Japan 126,981 127,090,000 0.10% 28 13 164 115 279 7 2 61
Jordan 200 6,269,285 0.003% 3 3
Kazakhstan 240 17,244,000 0.001% 2 2
Kuwait 267 2,695,316 0.01% 1 4
Kyrgyzstan 100 5,431,747 0.002%
Laos 230 6,834,345 0.005% 1 1
Lebanon 210 4,125,247 0.003% 1 1
Macau 1,347 583,003 0.23% 3 3 1
Malaysia 9,259 30,182,000 0.03% 8 34 34 8
Maldives 10 395,650 0.003%
Mongolia 10,763 3,226,516 0.33% 1 2 6 17 23 1 4
Nepal 133 29,391,883 0.0005% 1 1
North Korea 5 25,027,000 0.00002%
Oman 78 3,418,085 0.002% 1 1
Pakistan 3,700 188,020,000 0.002% 3 13 13
Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip) 20 4,119,083 0.0005% 1
Philippines 688,117 99,867,900 0.69% 90 81 556 592 1,148 21 2 168
Qatar 548 2,174,035 0.03% 2 1 3
Saudi Arabia 1,950 29,994,272 0.007% 6
Singapore 3,608 5,460,302 0.07% 1 10 1 11 1 1
South Korea 86,170 50,423,955 0.17% 16 6 83 45 128 4 1 24
Sri Lanka 1,338 21,675,648 0.006% 1 3 3 3
Syria 30 21,987,000 0.0001% 1 1
Taiwan 56,821 23,392,036 0.24% 11 2 80 21 101 2 1 12
Tajikistan 50 7,487,489 0.0007%
Thailand 18,071 64,456,700 0.03% 2 5 7 31 38 1 6
Timor-Leste (East Timor) 20 1,154,625 0.002%
Turkmenistan 50 4,940,916 0.001% 1
United Arab Emirates 1,286 9,446,000 0.01% 1 5 1 6 1
Uzbekistan 100 30,492,800 0.0003% 1
Vietnam 1,600 89,708,900 0.002% 1 3 3
Yemen 50 22,858,238 0.0002% 1 1

Africa[edit]

Country Membership Population % LDS Stakes Districts Wards Branches Total Congregations Missions Temples Family History Centers
Algeria 50 38,700,000 0.0001% 1
Angola 1,436 19,183,590 0.007% 1 8 8 1
Benin 1,439 9,988,068 0.01% 1 11 11 1 1
Botswana 3,021 2,127,825 0.14% 1 6 2 8 1 2
Burkina Faso 6 17,322,796 0.00003%
Burundi 409 10,888,321 0.004% 3 3
Cameroon 1,359 20,549,221 0.007% 1 6 6
Canary Islands 1,000 2,117,519 0.05% 1 10 10
Cape Verde 10,796 531,046 2.03% 3 2 14 17 35 1 2
Central African Republic 187 4,709,000 0.004% 1 1
Chad 5 13,211,000 0.00004%
Comoros 20 773,407 0.002%
Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 22,576 22,400,835 0.10% 6 2 47 25 72 2 9
Democratic Republic of Congo 37,909 69,360,000 0.05% 12 4 92 38 130 2 11
Djibouti 2 886,000 0.0002% 1 1
Egypt 100 86,809,800 0.0001% 1 1
Equatorial Guinea 2 1,622,000 0.0001% 1
Eritrea 10 6,536,000 0.0001%
Ethiopia 1,807 87,952,991 0.002% 1 6 6 1
Gabon 19 1,711,000 0.001% 1 1
Gambia 19 1,882,450 0.001% 1
Ghana 57,748 27,043,093 0.21% 12 8 83 85 168 4 1 34
Guinea 14 10,628,972 0.0001%
Guinea-Bissau 45 1,746,000 0.003%
Kenya 12,184 45,546,000 0.03% 1 2 9 32 41 1 2
Lesotho 940 2,098,000 0.04% 3 3 1
Liberia 8,081 4,397,000 0.18% 3 22 22 1 2
Libya 20 6,253,000 0.0003%
Madagascar 9,826 22,599,098 0.04% 2 2 14 24 38 1 1
Malawi 1,653 16,829,000 0.01% 1 8 8
Mali 10 15,768,000 0.00006%
Mauritania 2 3,557,600 0.00006%
Mauritius 442 1,322,238 0.03% 2 2
Morocco 85 33,320,100 0.0003% 2
Mozambique 6,900 24,096,669 0.03% 2 20 20 1 2
Namibia 775 2,182,852 0.03% 2 2 1
Niger 5 15,306,252 0.00003%
Nigeria 118,139 178,517,000 0.07% 25 20 171 207 400 5 1 45
Republic of Congo 5,787 4,559,000 0.13% 2 10 6 16 1 2
Reunion 903 839,500[9] 0.11% 1 4 4 2
Rwanda 221 12,012,589 0.002% 3 3
Sao Tome and Principe 20 175,808 0.01%
Senegal 13 13,567,338 0.0001%
Seychelles 3 90,024 0.003%
Sierra Leone 13,078 5,612,685 0.23% 1 5 8 22 30 1 2
Somalia 100 9,832,017 0.001%
South Africa 59,385 52,981,991 0.11% 12 4 87 67 154 3 1 61
South Sudan 80 11,739,000 0.0007% 1 1
Sudan 10 37,289,406 0.00003%
Swaziland 1,693 1,403,362 0.12% 1 4 4 2
Tanzania 1,263 48,261,942 0.003% 1 6 6 1
Togo 2,307 6,993,000 0.03% 1 8 4 12 1
Tunisia 50 10,589,025 0.0005% 1 1
Uganda 12,380 35,357,000 0.04% 2 2 6 20 26 1 2
Western Sahara 5 491,519 0.001%
Zambia 2,758 14,222,233 0.02% 2 12 12 1 2
Zimbabwe 25,001 13,182,908 0.19% 6 2 33 27 60 1 4

Europe[edit]

Country Membership Population % LDS Stakes Districts Wards Branches Total Congregations Missions Temples Family History Centers
Albania 2,477 3,011,405 0.08% 1 11 11 1 3
Andorra 70 76,098 0.09% 1 1
Armenia 3,159 3,009,800 0.10% 1 5 5 10 1 2
Austria 4,469 8,527,230 0.05% 2 13 4 17 12
Belarus 600 9,469,200 0.006% 2 2
Belgium 6,415 11,202,066 0.06% 2 10 7 17 1 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 100 3,871,643 0.003% 2 2
Bulgaria 2,402 7,245,677 0.03% 9 9 1 3
Croatia 588 4,475,611 0.01% 1 6 6 1 2
Czech Republic 2,396 10,517,400 0.02% 2 13 13 1 2
Denmark 4,355 5,634,437 0.08% 2 13 10 23 1 1 12
Estonia 1,099 1,315,819 0.08% 1 4 4 2
Finland 4,866 5,460,459 0.09% 2 2 15 15 30 1 1 26
France 37,364 65,959,000 0.06% 10 1 62 45 107 2 67
Georgia 250 4,555,911 0.005% 1 1 1
Germany 38,992 80,716,000 0.05% 15 3 90 81 171 3 2 100
Greece 748 10,772,967 0.007% 4 4 1 1
Hungary 5,050 9,939,470 0.05% 1 2 5 17 22 1 6
Iceland 268 327,050 0.08% 2 2 1
Republic of Ireland 3,071 4,775,982 0.06% 1 1 4 9 13 3
Italy 25,453 61,482,297 0.04% 10 1 53 50 103 2 49
Kosovo 60 1,815,606 0.003% 1 1
Latvia 1,197 2,178,443 0.05% 1 6 6 1 4
Lithuania 934 3,515,858 0.03% 1 5 5 3
Luxembourg 358 549,700 0.07% 1 1
Macedonia 20 2,072,086 0.001% 1 1
Malta 168 411,277 0.04% 1 1 1
Moldova 355 3,619,925 0.01% 1 3 3 1
Montenegro 5 666,730 0.0007% 1 1
Netherlands 9,284 16,863,400 0.06% 3 21 12 33 1 1 13
Norway 4,618 5,124,383 0.09% 1 1 11 11 22 1 14
Poland 1,813 38,496,000 0.005% 3 14 14 1 5
Portugal 41,917 10,477,800 0.40% 6 4 32 40 72 1 24
Romania 2,990 21,790,479 0.01% 2 16 16 1 2
Russia 22,039 146,068,400 0.02% 2 7 12 86 98 7 55
Serbia 334 7,243,007 0.005% 1 3 3 2
Slovakia 239 5,488,339 0.004% 4 4
Slovenia 425 2,063,602 0.02% 1 4 4 1
Spain 51,192 47,370,542 0.11% 13 5 80 60 140 3 1 55
Sweden 9,463 9,684,858 0.10% 4 1 24 16 40 1 1 35
Switzerland 8,741 8,160,900 0.11% 5 26 10 36 1 14
Turkey 319 80,694,485 0.0004% 4 4
Ukraine 11,439 42,825,883 0.03% 1 3 7 49 56 3 1 38
United Kingdom 186,768 64,105,700 0.29% 45 285 49 334 6 2 116

United Kingdom[edit]

For a breakdown of membership statistics by Country in the United Kingdom, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the United Kingdom#Membership statistics

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deseret News Church Almanac, 2013
  2. ^ LDS Newsroom
  3. ^ US Census Buerau Population Estimates
  4. ^ CIA World Fact Book (July 2013 estimates) (population estimates for countries)
  5. ^ "Worldwide Facts and Statistics (LDS)". LDS Church. 15 October 2013. 
  6. ^ a b LDS Stake & Ward Web Site Search.
  7. ^ a b c d LDS Meetinghouse Locator
  8. ^ Bonaire population estimate is unavailable in the CIA World Factbook. This number was already populated, but needs a source.
  9. ^ « Nous sommes 840.000 Réunionnais à La Réunion », Témoignages, 16 March 2012.