Membership Statistics

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Total membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the end of the year 2017 is 16,118,169. Statistics announced for the end of 2017 also included the following: 67,049 missionaries currently serving full-time missions in 421 missions; 553 Districts; 30,506 wards and branches (congregations) currently functioning in 3,341 stakes (administrated groups of congregations). There are 36,172 members serving Church-service missions.

Each column of the table is sortable. (For more information, go to 2017 Statistical Report for 2018 April General Conference)

Worldwide Membership Statistics

Country Members Missions Congregations Temples Notes
Albania 2,888 1 12 0  
American Samoa 16,180 0 41 0  
Andorra 511,491 44 1,452 12  
Angola 2,123 1 11 0  
Antigua and Barbuda 230 0 1 0  
Argentina 445,108 14 769 2  
Armenia 3,612 1 11 0  
Aruba 564 0 2 0  
Australia 148,862 6 312 5  
Austria 4,618 0 17 0  
Bahamas 1,029 0 3 0  
Bangladesh Under 100 0 1 0  
Barbados 1,0005 1 3 0  
Belgium 6,742 0 16 0  
Belize 5,332 0 11 0  
Benin 2,638 1 14 0  
Bermuda under 100 0 1 0  
Bolivia 199,057 5 248 1  
Botswana 3,235 1 13 0  
Brazil 1,354,127 34 2,055 6 2 temples under construction: Manaus; Fortaleza
British Virgin Islands 597 0 2 0  
Bulgaria 2,429 1 9 0  
Cambodia 13,716 1 30 0  
Cameroon 1,628 0 11 0  
Canada 195,180 7 494 8 Winnipeg Manitoba Temple under construction
Canary Islands 3,500 (2010) 0 10 0  
Verde Cape Verde 13,504 1 42 0  
Cayman Islands 216 0 1 0  
Central African Republic 216 0 1 0  
Chile 585,887 10 602 1 1 under construction: Concepcion
Colombia 196,668 5 256 1  
Cook Islands 1,843 0 5 0  
Costa Rica 47,474 2 75 1  
Croatia 617 1 6 0  
Curacao 550 0 1 0  
Cyprus 457 0 4 0  
Czech Republic 2,549 1 12 0  
Democratic Republic of the Congo 42,689 2 145 0  
Denmark 4,408 1 23 1  
Dominica 165 0 1 0  
Dominican Republic 131,907 3 194 1  
Ecuador 229,294 5 308 1  
Egypt Under 100 0 1 0
El Salvador 124,650 3 164 1
Equatorial Guinea 339 (2010) 0 1 0  
Estonia 1,106 0 4 0  
Ethiopia 1,854 0 6 0  
Falkland Islands 4 0 0 0  
Fiji 18,340 1 50 1  
Finland 4,902 1 30 1  
France 37,812 2 107 0 1 Under Construction in Paris  
French Guiana 373 0 1 0  
French Polynesia 24,755 1 88 1  
Gabon 50 (2010) 0 1 0 Fewer than 100
Georgia 274 0 1 0  
Germany 39,401 3 171 2  
Ghana 62,031 4 207 1  
Gibraltar Under 100 0 1 0  
Greece Greece 742 1 4 0  
Greenland 14 0 1 0  
Grenada 416 0 1 0  
Guadeloupe 519 0 3 0  
Guam 2,265 1 0 4 0  
Guatemala 267,470 6 430 2
Guernsey Under 100 0 1 0  
Guyana 5,575 0 13 0  
Haiti 22,323 1 46 0  
Honduras 172,253 4 235 1 1 temple under construction: Tegucigalpa
Hong Kong 24,746 1 37 1  
Hungary 5,123 1 22 0  
Iceland 275 0 2 0  
India 12,257 2 43 0  
Indonesia 7,016 1 23 0  
Ireland 3,451 0 13 0  
Isle of Man 310 0 1 0  
Italy 25,956 2 103 0 1 under construction: Rome
Ivory Coast 18,602 1 53 0  
Jamaica 6,346 1 18 0  
Japan 127,635 7 267 2 Sapporo Temple under construction  
Jersey 312 0 1 0  
Kazakhstan 281 0 2 0  
Kenya 12,471 1 46 0  
Kiribati 16,795 0 26 0  
Korea, Republic of 86,719 4 126 1  
Latvia 1,189 1 5 0  
Lesotho 867 0 2 0  
Liberia 8,929 1 24 0  
Liechtenstein Under 100 0 0 Fewer than 100
Lithuania 969 0 5 0  
Luxembourg 405 0 1 0  
Macau 1,398 0 3 0  
Madagascar 10,322 1 38 0  
Malawi 1,931 0 8 0  
Malaysia 9,476 0 34 0  
Malta 177 0 1 0  
Marshall Islands 6,865 1 14 0  
Martinique 212 0 1 0  
Mauritius 458 0 2 0  
Mexico 1,417,011 34 2,016 13
Micronesia 5,643 0 21 0  
Moldova, Republic of 360 0 4 0  
Mongolia 11,028 1 23 0  
Mozambique 7,943 1 26 0  
Namibia 763 0 2 0  
Nauru 101 0 1 0  
Nepal 50 0 1 0 Fewer than 100
Netherlands 9,247 1 32 1  
Netherlands Antilles 797? 0 ? 0  
New Caledonia 2,138 0 8 0  
New Zealand 107,511 2 207 1  
Nicaragua 95,768 2 109 0  
Nigeria 109,998 4 350 1  
Niue 281 0 2 0  
Northern Mariana Islands 756 0 1 0  
Norway 4,556 1 23 0  
Palau 430 0 1 0  
Panama 52,702 1 72 1
Papua New Guinea 21,265 1 77 0  
Paraguay 84,806 2 145 1  
Peru 527,759 10 786 1 1 under construction: Trujillo
Philippines 675,166 17 1,134 2 1 temple under construction: Urdanetta
Poland 1,780 1 14 0  
Portugal 40,941 1 68 0 1 temple announced: Lisbon
Puerto Rico 23,328 1 41 0  
Republic of the Congo 5,750 0 17 0  
Réunion 882 0 5 0  
Romania 3,002 1 18 0  
Russian 21,709 7 99 0  
Saint Kitts and Nevis 238 0 1 0  
Saint Lucia 351 0 2 0  
Saint Marten 281 0 1 0  
Saint Vincent 653 0 2 0  
Samoa 73,827 1 135 1  
Serbia and Montenegro 308 0 3 0  
Sierra Leone 11,664 1 27 0  
Singapore 3,573 1 11 0  
Slovakia 221 0 4 0  
Slovenia 411 0 4 0  
Solomon Islands 509 0 4 0  
Somalia 50 0 1 0 Fewer than 100
South Africa 59,807 3 152 1  
Spain 50,049 3 138 1  
Sri Lanka 1,319 0 3 0  
Suriname 1,323 0 1 0  
Swaziland 1,522 0 4 0  
Sweden 9,404 1 40 1  
Switzerland 8,456 2 36 1  
Taiwan 55,805 2 100 1  
Tanzania, United Republic of 1,220 0 6 0  
Thailand 17,424 1 38 0  
Togo 1,861 0 11 0  
Tonga 60,680 1 166 1  
Trinidad and Tobago 3,454 1 9 0  
Turkey 313 0 4 0  
Tuvalu 200 0 1 0  
Uganda 11,442 1 25 0  
Ukraine 11,178 3 56 1
United Kingdom 188,462 6 333 2  
United Arab Emirates Ex-pats in the UAE 0 2 0
United States of America 6,592,195 124 14,225 78 14 temples under construction or announced
Uruguay 99,758 2 159 1  
Vanuatu 5,491 1 30 0  
Venezuela 157,795 4 281 1  
Viet Nam 50 0 1 0 Fewer than 100
Virgin Islands 597 0 2 0  
Zambia 3,044 1 12 0  
Zimbabwe 23,117 1 60 0  

Countries with Highest Percentage of Members as of 2017

LDS Church Growth by researcher Matt Martinich

In a post on LDS Church Growth, researcher Matt Martinich lists the countries with the highest percentages using data from the CIA World Factbook and United Nations. Here are the top 10, as of 2017:

  • Tonga: 60.88%. 64,824 Church members in a country of 106,479.
  • Samoa: 40.2%. 80,437 Church members in a country of 200,108.
  • American Samoa: 31.72%. 16,339 Church members in a country of 51,504.
  • Cook Islands: 19.84%. 1,835 Church members in a country of 9,290.
  • Niue: 18.76%. 305 Church members in a country of 1,626.
  • Kiribati: 18.21%. 19,690 Church members in a country of 108,145.
  • Marshall Islands: 10.15%. 7,446 Church members in a country of 73,376.
  • French Polynesia: 9.56%. 27,521 Church members in a country of 287,881.
  • The Federal States of Micronesia: 5.97%. 6,217 Church members in a country of 104,196.
  • Chile: 3.32%. 590,124 Church members in a country of 17,789,267.

Notes

  • For those countries marked as "Fewer than 100" I have assumed membership of 50 so that percentages can be calculated.
  • Source of membership statistics is LDS Newsroom.
  • Temple statistics are current.
  • The following countries are listed as not having any members:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Anguilla, Antarctica, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bouvet Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, China (see Hong Kong and Macau), :Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Cuba, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Faroe Islands, Gambia, Greenland, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Heard & McDonald Islands, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel, Jordan, Democratic :People's Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Monaco, Monserrat, Morocco, Myanmar, Niger, Norfolk Island, Oman, Pakistan, Pitcairn, Qatar, Rwanda, San :Marino, Sao Tome & Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, St. Helena, St. Pierre & Miquelon, Sudan, Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tokelau, Tunisia, :Turkmenistan, Turks & Caicos Islands, Uzbekistan,
Vatican City State, Wallis & Futuna Islands, Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia, and Zaire.

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