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2009 Statistical Report for 2010 April General Conference

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 as of 31 December 2009:


Number of Stakes - 2,865

Missions - 344           

Districts - 616

Wards and Branches - 28,424


Total Church membership - 13,824,854

New children of record during 2009 - 119,722

Converts baptized during 2009 - 280,106


Number of full-time missionaries - 51,736


Temples dedicated during 2009 - 2 (Draper Utah and Oquirrh Mountain Utah)

Total number of temples currently in operation - 130

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