- There are 64,373 missionaries currently serving (previous high was 61,638 in 2002)
- An average of 1,400 missionary applications have been received a week since January 1st, 2013 (immediately following the announcement of reduced minimum ages for missionary service in October 2012 as many as 4,000 applications were received a week).
- Since January 1st, 57% of mission calls are for elders, 36% are for sisters, and 7% are for senior couples.
- Facilities nearby the Provo MTC are going to be utilized for accommodating the influx in missionaries within the coming months.
The Church may call as many as 70,000 missionaries in 2013 if it continues to perpetuate the average of 1,400 missionary applications per week for the entire year. This may result in the Church surpassing 100,000 missionaries serving by late 2013 or early 2014 and necessitate the organization of dozens of additional missions for 2014.