The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following report concerning the growth and status of the Church:
Growth of the Church
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formally organized in a small log cabin in upstate New York in 1830. It took 117 years — until 1947 — for the Church to grow from the initial six members to one million.
Total Church Membership: 15,882,417
Published Languages: 188
The Church's missionary program is one of its most recognized characteristics. Mormon missionaries can be seen on the streets of hundreds of major cities in the world.
Missionary Training Centers: 15
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides relief and development projects for humanitarian purposes in countries all over the world.
Countries Receiving Humanitarian Aid: 189
Welfare Services Missionaries (Incl. Humanitarian Service Missionaries): 10,238
Temples are not regular places of Sunday worship for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints emphasizes the importance of continued secular and spiritual education
Universities & Colleges: 4
Seminary Students Enrollment: 404,270
Institute Student Enrollment: 357,760
Genealogy is more than learning about one’s family history for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Latter-day Saints believe families can be together after this life.
Family History Centers: 5,003
Countries with Family History Centers: 138