1986 Service Year Report

Service Year Report for Jehovah's Witnesses

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1986 Service Year Report

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YearCountry or TerritoryPopulationPeak PublishersRatio, 1 Publisher toAverage Publishers% IncreaseBaptismsAverage Pioneer PublishersCongregationsMemorial Attendance
1986Alaska529,2002,0182621,8685132243264,610
1986Algeria22,000,00043511,62837920384
1986American Samoa35,6008840577-412101340
1986Andorra44,5961084139814351239
1986Anguilla6,5241836216002152
1986Antigua70,794225315212721284656
1986Argentina30,000,00061,37348959,348115,5877,823877149,905
1986Aruba66,20036917934515433651,063
1986Australia15,851,80044,36235742,99842,2064,55059983,976
1986Austria7,557,67616,51545816,18538041,23323528,247
1986Azores261,300353740331141739121,001
1986Bahamas209,50584824779115109145142,616
1986Bangladesh100,000,000224,545,455191234198
1986Barbados265,0001,5531711,501699169164,102
1986Belau13,0006121346104121210
1986Belgium9,788,89522,20244121,34321,1801,74030242,960
1986Belize145,00073019969516094173,299
1986Benin3,792,0001,7582,1571,49185064648,383
1986Bermuda57,000349163330730504745
1986Bolivia6,500,0004,9281,3194,467116428958621,674
1986Bonaire10,340571814911441178
1986Botswana1,224,0564642,638430104656181,656
1986Brazil138,403,000196,948703185,1261119,87817,2983,055533,400
1986Britain55,060,000107,767511101,86356,19710,8351,213198,693
1986Brunei225,000637,5005-1710038
1986Burkina Faso7,318,69532422,589288173876141,235
1986Burma35,000,0001,44724,1881,342588226724,001
1986Burundi4,800,0005728,39245734115104121,338
1986Canada25,123,60088,13028584,34354,4318,8811,189161,820
1986Cape Verde310,0002311,3422121023277872
1986Cayman Islands16,8216725154-2061140
1986Central African Republic2,740,0001,2802,1411,170-640143402,898
1986Chad4,000,00018821,2771722965091,486
1986Chile12,271,17329,34041827,585123,0523,34731690,290
1986Colombia27,867,32629,23595327,587123,8313,392365121,358
1986Congo, Republic of1,700,0001,2191,3951,08453979404,414
1986Cook Islands17,00089191791811144265
1986Costa Rica2,579,50310,0122589,4331064179217825,990
1986Curacao171,0881,2931321,26512116157133,862
1986Cyprus600,0001,1125401,096362113152,282
1986Denmark5,116,27315,18633714,79624811,03024023,956
1986Djibouti400,000850,0005-4401115
1986Dominica81,000233348222813297994
1986Dominican Republic5,647,9779,6875839,30787181,31614335,374
1986Ecuador9,100,00010,52786410,013131,0111,40614749,967
1986El Salvador5,244,00015,11934714,54671,3632,11528151,151
1986Equatorial Guinea312,1201581,9751431613384352
1986Falkland Islands1,9004475400016
1986Faroe Islands45,7549150385-32194156
1986Fiji700,1251,1596041,09812122228244,360
1986Finland4,910,71216,34630015,53336811,80726126,022
1986France55,282,00092,39759889,78566,3027,4401,261183,225
1986French Guiana84,17742719740013344751,592
1986Gabon1,000,0005391,855499B3336131,942
1986Gambia700,0002035,00018626166
1986Germany, F. R.; W. Berlin61,020,500118,645514116,15224,9547,5721,609199,863
1986Ghana12,848,51432,21139928,63591,5224,226523122,936
1986Gibraltar28,8431292241244691181
1986Greece9,740,41723,16242122,81537082,25334040,391
1986Greenland53,4069059385-62157172
1986Grenada112,0003583133403225171,224
1986Guadeloupe328,0004,576724,397154582834812,553
1986Guam118,338254466243820562939
1986Guatemala7,750,0008,9418678,401881182813029,720
1986Guinea 5,143,28421823,593151-143111725
1986Guinea-Bissau600,0004150,0002-3300125
1986Guyana842,0001,3686151,346566249294,899
1986Haiti6,000,0004,4431,3504,22086994567922,530
1986Hawaii1,053,9005,4671935,35353228516814,659
1986Honduras4,385,1084,4369894,161103705627320,080
1986Hong Kong5,300,0001,4163,7431,360996337163,070
1986Iceland242,0891801,345173155203356
1986India800,000,0007,551105,9467,184655674327821,018
1986Ireland5,099,3522,5202,0242,4723136472805,129
1986Israel5,560,00033816,450316413306694
1986Italy56,556,911139,570405134,677911,71422,1382,102301,009
1986Ivory Coast9,273,1672,3403,9632,2077343396588,953
1986Jamaica2,300,0008,1042847,620352584717024,844
1986Japan120,720,542113,0621,068108,7021110,90046,3901,809263,302
1986Kenya20,525,0003,8855,2833,686840684410213,067
1986Kiribati63,843134,91112-20231113
1986Korea, Republic of41,569,00044,29193941,751124,80514,80771595,738
1986Kosrae6,00526231244041176
1986Lebanon3,000,0002,3441,2802,2307158192524,972
1986Lesotho1,577,0008701,81379165895423,597
1986Liberia1,800,0001,4051,2811,3189114250327,839
1986Libya3,356,00014239,7145-4400016
1986Liechtenstein27,0764658943004182
1986Luxembourg431,2001,2843361,246641104212,818
1986Macao400,0002218,182191906163
1986Madagascar10,063,4352,2654,4432,146142262343610,952
1986Madeira266,80050652748364735111,375
1986Malaysia15,880,00082419,272790953129192,026
1986Mali7,000,00055127,2735041281296
1986Malta380,0003201,188297827324574
1986Marshall Islands31,042178174150-43452997
1986Martinique328,5662,1171552,00514205235245,696
1986Mauritius998,4717801,2807598488091,854
1986Mayotte67,167203,358181327156
1986Mexico79,754,346198,003403186,2911522,05426,8595,878838,467
1986Montserrat13,076353743245131128
1986Morocco22,500,00081277,77871-15393163
1986Nauru6,000875062011027
1986Nepal16,000,00041390,2443911041119
1986Netherlands14,529,43029,50749228,36721,1022,23031048,039
1986Nevis15,48239397366071134
1986New Caledonia155,000889174789161078882,145
1986New Zealand3,307,0849,5463469,16566511,01813619,933
1986Niger6,083,0008175,09971-17165297
1986Nigeria102,900,000128,461801121,67064,82812,7122,391394,370
1986Niue2,5001813915702182
1986Norway4,167,1638,1895097,929339046217214,960
1986Pakistan97,000,000252384,921231323436733
1986Panama2,227,2544,8114634,48063845279617,466
1986Papua New Guinea3,006,7991,8271,6461,7325125185888,684
1986Paraguay3,366,4672,4011,4022,2518157358355,696
1986Peru20,000,00023,02186921,47192,5804,38043295,062
1986Philippines56,000,00095,74658588,174129,07016,9192,540274,565
1986Pohnpei28,0007437862-102241505
1986Portugal9,654,00030,50531629,61772,1242,29642576,212
1986Puerto Rico3,350,00021,94315321,23171,6811,98825857,328
1986Reunion550,5001,1724701,09317141117143,062
1986Rodrigues35,284251,411231504177
1986Rota1,27481597-3014049
1986Rwanda6,125,00048312,68143534856141,102
1986Saba97242434004022
1986Saint Eustatius1,3356223620021034
1986Saint Helena6,00010756970142240
1986Saint Kitts36,538150244142818202370
1986Saint Lucia120,0003143823026164651,179
1986Saint Maarten15,92689179803171343
1986Saint Pierre and Miquelon6,041106049-2501117
1986Saint Vincent & the Grenadines110,0001616831521714204436
1986Saipan20,3503952232147141173
1986San Marino21,24087244861081188
1986Sao Tome and Principe100,000156,667134440179
1986Senegal6,600,00047613,866451735103101,166
1986Seychelles70,000621,1295724451188
1986Sierra Leone3,517,5306825,158635029131293,266
1986Solomon Islands271,25968139864953485303,160
1986South Africa 32,435,20740,80079538,29183,0454,761972101,797
1986South-West Africa1,033,1964282,414368122740111,069
1986Spain38,818,35565,68059163,45374,8018,132938142,751
1986Sri Lanka15,900,00099615,9649241091165283,473
1986Sudan23,000,00025689,8442402647564763
1986Suriname350,0001,2362831,1671087154193,888
1986Swaziland669,7349606988601377190442,499
1986Sweden8,368,95420,87740120,35049322,31932335,416
1986Switzerland 6,484,80013,65947513,373577380125025,616
1986Taiwan19,500,0001,19916,2641,1217116258213,343
1986Tanzania21,700,0002,5008,6802,4250134385836,966
1986Thailand52,800,00091457,768883583166292,128
1986Togo2,948,7533,0249752,822120248648,825
1986Tokelau1,703628443300136
1986Tonga98,540531,8593911592171
1986Trinidad & Tobago1,162,4584,5582554,335103647535013,961
1986Truk38,6504194336-50132400
1986Tunisia7,300,00060121,66745702186
1986Turkey50,000,00083060,24179543557101,393
1986Turks and Caicos8,000382113310871131
1986Tuvalu8,5822633023015169
1986Uganda15,500,00032847,25631043764111,402
1986United States of America237,166,000744,919318710,344541,69788,3128,3361,691,297
1986Uruguay2,921,0005,8624985,596116547979216,828
1986Vanuatu140,000901,55684203122583
1986Venezuela18,500,00035,24852531,691154,0084,884307128,627
1986Virgin Islands, British12,00096125905593399
1986Virgin Islands, U.S.96,0004881974642125081,748
1986Wallis & Futuna Islands14,00027,000200100
1986Western Samoa165,000166994148015263436
1986Yap9,3203625927-27181154
1986Zaire32,000,00038,57283035,68043,1916,8831,03493,581
1986Zambia6,776,23264,88110457,62454,8345,3841,622329,766
1986Zimbabwe8,241,54515,79052214,557109631,37251241,334
198633 Other Countries0273,3810255,1484.613,2399,9264,728486,185
1986Grand Total (208 countries)03,229,02203,063,2896.9225,868391,29452,1778,160,597