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Four graphs show the continued growth of the Church over 193 years – Church News

The growth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—as measured by the number of members, dedicated temples, branches, and stakes—continues 194 years after the faith’s founding.

Fever graph showing church membership from 1830 to 2023.
The church’s membership totaled more than 17.25 million in 2023. | Graphic church news

The 2023 statistical report for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was released April 6 during the church’s 194th annual general conference. The church’s membership stood at 17.25 million in 2023, over a quarter of a million more than at the end of 2022.

These charts are compiled from statistics from the Church Almanac, Church Newsroom, and annual statistical reports read or released during the April general conferences.

Fever graph shows the increase in the number of Latter-day Saint temples from 1877 to 2023.
The number of dedicated temples reached 186 at the end of 2023, an increase of 11 compared to 2022. | Graphic church news

When 2023 ended, the Church had 186 dedicated temples. The eleven temples dedicated in 2023 were the Temples of San Juan Puerto Rico, Richmond Virginia, Helena Montana, Saratoga Springs Utah, Brasília Brazil, Bentonville Arkansas, Moses Lake Washington, McAllen Texas, Feather River California, Bangkok Thailand, and Okinawa Japan .

So far, six temples have been dedicated in 2024: Lima Peru Los Olivos, Orem Utah, Red Cliffs Utah, Urdaneta Philippines, Puebla Mexico and Taylorsville Utah.

Fever graph showing the increase in the number of departments and divisions between 1830 and 2023.
The number of Latter-day Saint congregations reached 31,490 in 2023. | Graphic church news
Fever graph showing the number of bets from 1834 to 2023.
At the end of 2023, the Church had 3,565 stakes. | Graphic church news

The number of wards and branches increased from 31,330 to 31,490 in 2023, and the number of stakes from 3,521 to 3,565.

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