Quick Statistics on the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Here you will find our most recent Quick Statistics about the Seventh-day Adventist Church. For even more detailed statistics, browse our Adventist Statistics website, which you can navigate to by clicking on 'Statistics' at the top of the page.

SUMMARY OF STATISTICS AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2021:

Churches, Companies, Membership

Churches

95,297

Companies

72,975

Church Membership

21,912,161

Total Accessions

1,069,234

SUMMARY OF STATISTICS AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2020:

Churches, Companies, Membership

Churches

92,876

Companies

72,562

Church Membership

21,723,992

Total Accessions

803,430

Denominational Employees

Ordained Ministers, Active (Full time and Part time)

20,924

Total Active Employees (Full time, Part time, Casual)

322,120

Mission to the World

Countries and Areas of the World as Recognized by the United Nations

235

Countries and Areas of the World in Which Seventh-day Adventist Work is Established

212

Languages Used in Seventh-day Adventist Publications and Oral Work

535

Divisions

13

Union Conferences

63

Union Missions

60

Union of Churches Conferences

11

Union of Churches Missions

4

Local Conferences

418

Local Missions

313

Educational Program

Total Schools

9,419

Tertiary Institutions

118

Worker Training Institutions

38

Secondary Schools

2,640

Primary Schools

6,623

Total Enrollment

2,023,844

Tertiary Institutions

160,997

Worker Training Institutions

7,159

Secondary Schools

587,283

Primary Schools

1,268,405

Food Industries

22

Healthcare Ministry

Hospitals and Sanitariums

229

Nursing Homes and Retirement Centers

129

Medical Clinics and Dispensaries

1,475

Dental Clinic

128

Orphanages and Children’s Homes

15

Inpatient Visits

over 1 million

Outpatient Visits

over 21 million

Media Centers

18

Publishing Work

Publishing Houses and Branches

57

Literature Evangelists, Full time Cred & Lic, Interns, Part Time

22,258

Literature Evangelists, Credentialed and Licensed Only

5,261

Languages Used in Publications

342

Languages Heard in Broadcasts

313

Languages and Dialects Used in Oral Work

496

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

Countries and Areas of the World Where ADRA is Present

over 130

Total Projects Funded

1,506

Beneficiaries of Projects

20,777,127

Prepared by the
Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists®
Updated February 14, 2022