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, 2019:

Churches, Companies, Membership

Churches

91,140

Companies

72,605

Church Membership

21,556,837

Total Accessions

1,321,047

Denominational Employees

Ordained Ministers, Active (Full time and Part time)

20,802

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

323,072

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

516

Divisions

13

Union Conferences

63

Union Missions

58

Union of Churches Conferences

11

Union of Churches Missions

5

Local Conferences

419

Local Missions

297

Educational Program

Total Schools

9,489

Tertiary Institutions

118

Worker Training Institutions

37

Secondary Schools

2,713

Primary Schools

6,621

Total Enrollment

2,044,709

Tertiary Institutions

162,335

Worker Training Institutions

7,263

Secondary Schools

637,723

Primary Schools

1,237,388

Food Industries

23

Healthcare Ministry

Hospitals and Sanitariums

227

Nursing Homes and Retirement Centers

133

Clinics and Dispensaries

673

Orphanages and Children’s Homes

15

Inpatient Visits

over 1 ½ million

Outpatient Visits

over 20 million

Media Centers

16

Publishing Work

Publishing Houses and Branches

60

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

20,931

Literature Evangelists, Credentialed and Licensed Only

5,137

Languages Used in Publications

311

Languages Heard in Broadcasts

306

Languages and Dialects Used in Oral Work

500

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

Countries and Areas of the World Where ADRA is Present

over 118

Total Projects Funded

1,180

Beneficiaries of Projects

13,940,983

Prepared by the
Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists®
Updated January 4, 2021