Quick Statistics on the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Summary of Statistics as of December 31, 2013

(Except Where Indicated as December 31, 2014)

Churches, Companies, Membership
Churches, December 31, 2013 76,364
December 31, 2014 78,810
Companies, December 31, 2013 68,845
December 31, 2014 69,213
Church Membership, December 31, 2013 18,143,745
December 31, 2014 18,479,257
Total Accessions, December 31, 2013 1,091,222
Baptisms 1,057,645
Professions of Faith 33,577
Ordained Ministers, Active 18,846
Total Active Employees 260,181
Mission to the World
Countries and Areas of the World as Recognized by the United Nations 237
Countries and Areas of the World in Which Seventh-day Adventist Work is Established 216
Languages Used in Seventh-day Adventist Publications and Oral Work 947
Divisions 13
Union Conferences 60
Union Missions 59
Union of Churches Conferences 9
Union of Churches Missions 4
Local Conferences 348
Local Missions 278
Educational Program
Total Schools 7,579
Tertiary Institutions 114
Worker Training Institutions 44
Secondary Schools 2,050
Primary Schools 5,371
Total Enrollment 1,807,693
Tertiary Institutions 134,091
Worker Training Institutions 5,545
Secondary Schools 581,173
Primary Schools 1,086,884
Food Industries 21
Healthcare Ministry
Hospitals and Sanitariums 173
Nursing Homes and Retirement Centers 126
Clinics and Dispensaries 294
Orphanages and Children’s Homes 34
Airplanes and Medical Launches 7
Outpatient Visits 18,052,715
Media Centers 15
Publishing Work
Publishing Houses and Branches 63
Literature Evangelists, Credentialed and Licensed 5,864
Languages Used in Publications 366
Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA)
Countries and Areas of the World Where ADRA is Involved* more than 130
Total Projects Funded* 1,007
Beneficiaries of Projects* 21,696,545
Total Value of Aid* $291,556,608

(*Supporting and Implementing)

Prepared by the Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Updated March 16, 2015