Sunday, December 16, 2007

Countries with the most members without a temple

Here is a list of the top 10 countries which do not have a temple. Information is provided about the number of units in each country as well as a ratio of the number of members per unit. Data is from Dec. 31st, 2006 or more recent. Maps for each country showing stakes and mission districts for countries with a membership over 20,000 and wards and branches for nations with a membership under 20,000 are also provided and are current as of the date of this blog entry. Yellow squares are stakes; green squares are mission districts.
If you click on the map, it will open up in a new window and be much clearer.








1. Nicaragua – 55,369 members

8 stakes
6 districts
46 wards
44 branches
1 mission
615 members per unit













2. Portugal – 38,130 members

6 stakes
4 districts
34 wards
43 branches
2 missions
495 members per unit












3. France – 33,828 members

9 stakes
2 districts
61 wards
63 branches
2 missions
277 member per unit











4. Italy – 22,212 members

5 stakes
9 districts
25 wards
79 branches
3 missions
213 members per unit






5. Puerto Rico – 19,609 members

5 stakes
2 districts
27 wards
15 branches
2 missions
445 members per unit

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6. Russia – 19,180 members

0 stakes
15 districts
0 wards
121 branches
8 missions
158 members per unit




























7. DR of Congo – 18,276 members

4 stakes
4 districts
43 wards
17 branches
1 mission
305 members per unit












8. Zimbabwe – 16,240 members

2 stakes
2 districts
18 wards
27 branches
1 mission
360 members per unit














9. Papua New Guinea – 15,517 members

1 stake
8 districts
5 wards
48 branches
1 mission
292 members per unit








10. Thailand – 15,108 members

1 stake
5 districts
7 wards
32 branches
1 mission
387 members per unit

3 comments:

President and Sister Livingstone said...

Just to let you know there are 5 stakes in the DRC, another likely to be created later this year; a stake just across the Congo River in Brazzaville, and the possibilities of several more stakes during 2009. So the area has 7 now with the possibility of several more, which obviously can't be disclosed until they are formed.

Matt said...

Thanks for the information. I created this post back in December of 2007, before the new stake was created in Kinshasa last April. Thanks for the information about other new stakes likely to be formed soon. I'll be anxiously waiting to hear when it happens.

Pack said...

I would be interested in seeing an updated list of the top 10 countries without temples, now that some of these countries have had new temples announced. Also it would be interesting to see a similar list for the top 10 US states without temples.