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 3 329 143 479 7 8 165
Costa Rica 42,943 4,667,096 0.92% 6 4 40 33 73 1 1
El Salvador 117,234 6,340,000 1.85% 18 2 123 39 164 3 1
Greenland 15 56,370 0.03% 1 1
Guatemala 247,708 15,806,675 1.57% 42 18 236 180 417 6 2
Honduras 160,437 8,555,072 1.88% 23 7 145 81 226 4 1
Mexico 1,344,239 119,713,203 1.12% 225 36 1,535 450 1,980 34 12 266
Nicaragua 84,405 6,071,045 1.39% 9 6 60 42 101 2
Panama 50,062 3,661,868 1.37% 7 5 39 33 72 1 1
United States 6,398,889 317,831,000 2.01% 1,497 9 11,627 2,001 13,866 120 69 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 3 3 1
Barbados 869 288,725 0.30% 1 3 3 1
Bermuda 153 69,467 0.22% 1 1
Bonaire 88 16,541[8] 0.53% 1 1
British Virgin Islands 144 31,912 0.45% 2 2
Cayman Islands 204 55,456 0.37% 1 1
Cuba 50 11,477,459 0.0004% 1 1
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% 19 9 120 82 205 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 20 43 1 6
Jamaica 5,712 2,909,714 0.20% 2 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 82 47,754 0.17% 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% 72 34 489 326 792 12 1 106
Bolivia 188,261 10,461,053 1.80% 27 10 184 72 257 4 1 32
Brazil 1,250,073 201,009,622 0.62% 250 41 1,504 437 1,972 34 6 325
Chile 583,359 17,216,945 3.39% 74 23 425 197 614 10 1 99
Colombia 185,891 45,745,783 0.41% 29 11 179 94 266 5 1 43
Ecuador 220,247 15,439,429 1.43% 35 9 234 74 306 5 1 43
Falkland Islands 10 3,140 0.32% 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 6,623,252 1.31% 10 11 61 84 139 2 1 18
Peru 543,869 29,849,303 1.82% 100 23 617 169 776 12 1 117
Suriname 1,390 566,846 0.25% 1 6 6 1
Uruguay 101,449 3,324,460 3.05% 18 3 115 44 152 2 1 21
Venezuela 161,309 28,459,085 0.57% 34 6 208 73 269 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 5 38 4
Australia 140,797 22,262,501 0.63% 37 9 208 82 296 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 27 21 50 1 1 8
French Polynesia (Tahiti) 23,594 277,293 8.51% 8 4 54 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 11 15 26 1
Maldives 10 395,650 0.003%
Marshall Islands 6,187 69,747 8.87% 1 1 6 6 12 1 3
Micronesia 4,998 106,104 4.71% 1 4 21 21 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 4,365,113 2.50% 26 3 156 51 211 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 11 66 73 2 2
Samoa 75,119 195,476 38.43% 20 119 16 137 1 1 17
Seychelles 10 88,430 0.01%
Solomon Islands 564 597,248 0.09% 1 4 4
Tonga 61,470 106,322 57.81% 19 2 130 36 166 1 1 18
Tuvalu Islands 205 10,698 1.92% 1 1
Vanuatu 6,103 261,565 2.33% 3 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 5 28
Azerbaijan 40 8,238,672 0.0005% 1 1
Bahrain 162 1,281,332 0.02% 1 1 1
Bangladesh 100 156,050,883 0.00006% 1 1
Bhutan 20 699,847 0.003% 1
Brunei 100 401,890 0.02% 2
Burma (Myanmar) 170 48,137,741 0.0003% 1 1
Cambodia 12,223 15,205,539 0.08% 6 28 28 1 3
China 11,000 1,330,141,295 0.0008% 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 24 9 34 1 1 4
India 11,690 1,220,800,359 0.001% 1 6 6 34 42 2 5
Indonesia 6,920 237,424,363 0.003% 2 1 14 9 23 1 3
Iran 50 66,429,284 0.00008%
Iraq 1,300 29,671,605 0.004% 6 30
Israel 253 7,707,042 0.003% 1 4 4
Japan 126,981 127,253,075 0.10% 29 13 164 117 279 7 2 61
Jordan 200 6,269,285 0.003% 3 3
Kazakhstan 240 17,736,896 0.001% 1 1
Kuwait 223 2,695,316 0.01% 1 1
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% 2 2 1
Malaysia 9,259 29,628,392 0.03% 8 34 34 8
Mongolia 10,763 3,226,516 0.33% 1 2 6 17 23 1 4
Nepal 160 29,391,883 0.0005% 1 1
North Korea 5 24,457,492 0.00002%
Oman 50 3,418,085 0.001% 1 1
Pakistan 3,700 176,242,949 0.002% 3 13 13
Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip) 20 4,119,083 0.0005% 1
Philippines 688,117 105,720,644 0.65% 88 83 537 597 1,148 21 2 168
Qatar 480 2,042,444 0.02% 2 2
Saudi Arabia 1,950 26,686,633 0.007% 6
Singapore 3,608 5,460,302 0.07% 1 10 1 11 1 1
South Korea 86,170 48,955,203 0.18% 16 6 83 45 128 4 1 24
Sri Lanka 1,338 21,675,648 0.006% 1 3 3 3
Syria 30 22,198,110 0.0001% 1 1
Taiwan 56,821 23,299,716 0.24% 11 2 79 21 101 2 1 12
Tajikistan 50 7,487,489 0.0007%
Thailand 18,071 67,448,120 0.03% 1 5 6 32 38 1 6
Timor-Leste (East Timor) 20 1,154,625 0.002%
Turkmenistan 50 4,940,916 0.001% 1
United Arab Emirates 965 5,473,972 0.02% 1 5 1 6 1
Uzbekistan 100 27,865,738 0.001% 1
Vietnam 1,300 88,576,758 0.001% 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 34,178,188 0.0001% 1
Angola 1,436 18,565,269 0.008% 1 8 8 1
Benin 1,439 9,877,292 0.01% 1 11 11 1 1
Botswana 3,021 2,127,825 0.14% 1 6 2 8 1 2
Burundi 171 10,888,321 0.002% 2 2
Burkina Faso 10 16,751,455 0.00006%
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% 2 2 6 17 31 1 2
Central African Republic 187 5,166,510 0.004% 1 1
Chad 50 10,758,945 0.0005%
Comoros 20 773,407 0.002%
Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 22,576 22,400,835 0.10% 5 2 35 18 72 1 9
Democratic Republic of Congo 37,909 75,507,308 0.05% 12 3 73 34 130 2 11
Djibouti 50 740,528 0.007% 1 1
Egypt 70 80,471,869 0.00009% 1 1
Equatorial Guinea 50 633,441 0.008% 1
Eritrea 10 5,647,168 0.0002%
Ethiopia 1,807 93,877,025 0.002% 1 6 6 1
Gabon 20 1,576,665 0.001% 1 1
Gambia 20 1,778,081 0.001% 1
Ghana 57,748 25,199,609 0.23% 12 8 72 57 168 4 1 34
Guinea 50 10,057,975 0.0005%
Guinea-Bissau 10 1,565,126 0.0006%
Kenya 12,184 44,037,656 0.03% 1 2 9 32 41 1 2
Lesotho 838 1,936,181 0.04% 2 2 1
Liberia 8,081 3,989,703 0.20% 2 22 22 1 2
Libya 20 6,461,454 0.0003%
Madagascar 9,826 22,599,098 0.04% 2 2 13 24 38 1 1
Malawi 1,653 16,777,547 0.01% 1 8 8
Mali 50 13,443,225 0.0004%
Mauritania 10 3,205,060 0.0003%
Mauritius 442 1,322,238 0.03% 2 2
Morocco 100 31,285,174 0.0003% 2
Mozambique 6,900 24,096,669 0.03% 2 21 21 1 2
Namibia 775 2,182,852 0.03% 2 2 1
Niger 50 15,306,252 0.0003%
Nigeria 118,139 174,507,539 0.07% 22 22 139 176 378 5 1 45
Republic of Congo 5,787 4,492,689 0.13% 1 9 8 16 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%
Sierra Leone 13,078 5,612,685 0.23% 1 4 8 19 30 1 2
Somalia 100 9,832,017 0.001%
South Africa 59,385 48,601,098 0.12% 12 4 78 73 154 3 1 61
South Sudan 80 8,000,000 0.001% 1 1
Sudan 10 37,000,000 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 7,154,237 0.03% 1 12 12 1
Tunisia 50 10,589,025 0.0005% 1 1
Uganda 12,380 34,758,809 0.04% 2 2 6 19 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% 5 2 31 29 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 66 85,293 0.08% 1 1
Armenia 3,159 2,974,184 0.11% 1 1 10 10 1 4
Austria 4,469 8,221,646 0.05% 2 13 4 17 12
Belarus 500 9,648,533 0.005% 3 3
Belgium 6,415 10,444,268 0.06% 2 9 8 17 1 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 60 4,613,414 0.001% 1 1
Bulgaria 2,402 6,981,642 0.03% 9 9 1 3
Croatia 588 4,475,611 0.01% 1 6 6 1 2
Czech Republic 2,396 10,162,921 0.02% 2 13 13 1 2
Denmark 4,355 5,556,452 0.08% 2 13 10 23 1 1 12
Estonia 1,099 1,266,375 0.09% 1 4 4 2
Finland 4,866 5,266,114 0.09% 2 2 15 15 30 1 1 26
France 37,364 62,814,233 0.06% 10 1 60 48 107 2 67
Georgia 250 4,555,911 0.005% 1 1 1
Germany 38,992 81,147,265 0.05% 14 3 89 82 171 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 268 315,281 0.09% 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% 8 5 48 52 103 2 49
Kosovo 30 1,804,838 0.002% 1 2
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 358 514,862 0.07% 1 1
Macedonia 15 2,072,086 0.0007% 1 1
Malta 168 411,277 0.04% 1 1 1
Moldova 355 3,619,925 0.01% 1 3 3 1
Montenegro 10 666,730 0.001% 1 1
Netherlands 9,284 16,805,037 0.06% 3 21 12 33 1 1 13
Norway 4,618 4,722,701 0.10% 1 1 7 16 22 1 14
Poland 1,813 38,383,809 0.005% 2 14 14 1 5
Portugal 41,917 10,799,270 0.39% 6 4 32 36 72 1 24
Romania 2,990 21,790,479 0.01% 2 16 16 1 2
Russia 22,039 142,500,482 0.02% 2 7 12 87 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 1,992,690 0.02% 1 4 4 1
Spain 51,192 47,370,542 0.11% 13 5 69 69 140 3 1 55
Sweden 9,463 9,119,423 0.10% 4 1 24 16 40 1 1 35
Switzerland 8,741 7,996,026 0.11% 5 26 10 36 1 14
Turkey 319 80,694,485 0.0004% 4 4
Ukraine 11,439 44,573,205 0.03% 1 3 8 48 56 4 1 38
United Kingdom 186,768 63,395,574 0.29% 45 282 50 334 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.