Seventh-day Adventist Church Statistics

The following Statistics are for the whole World as of December 31, 2009

Churches

68,225

Companies

63,800

Church Membership

16,307,880

Ordained Ministers, Active

16,949

Total Active Employee

213,267

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

232

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

206

Languages Used in Seventh-day Adventist Publications and Oral Work

901

Divisions

13

Union Conferences and Missions

104

Local Conferences and Missions

575

Educational Program
Total Schools

7,804

Tertiary Institutions (2010 statistic)

111

Worker Training Institutions

47

Primary Schools

5,899

Secondary Schools

1,748

Total Enrollment

1,673,580

Tertiary Institutions enrollment

122,641

Worker Training Institutions enrollment

8,076

Secondary Schools enrollment

457,686

Primary Schools enrollment

1,085,177

Food Industries

21

Healthcare Ministry
Hospitals and Sanitariums

167

Nursing Homes and Retirement Centers

132

Clinics and Dispensaries

351

Orphanages and Children’s Homes

42

Airplanes and Medical Launches

8

Outpatient Visits

16,079,916

Media Centers

13

Publishing Work
Publishing Houses and Branches

63

Literature Evangelists, Credentialed and Licensed

6,975

Languages Used in Publications

372

Sabbath Schools
Sabbath Schools

140,769

Sabbath School Membership

19,563,034

Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA)
Countries and Areas of the World Where ADRA is Involved

118

Total Projects Funded (Supporting Offices)

2,167

Development

1,349

Relief

818

Beneficiaries of Projects (Supporting Offices)

51,812,9878

Value of Total Aid (Supporting Offices)

$272,692,239

Prepared by the Office of Archives and Statistics, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists