1989 Service Year Report

Service Year Report for Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jehovah's Witnesses publicly reveal their number of publishers, pioneers, annual memorial attendees, and number of baptisms. However, they keep secret the number of members those who leave or are expelled from the religious group, despite keeping records of these ones too.
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1989 Service Year Report

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YearCountry or TerritoryPopulationPeak PublishersRatio, 1 Publisher toAverage Publishers% IncreaseBaptismsAverage Pioneer PublishersCongregationsMemorial Attendance
1989Alaska540,3871,8722891,8214131192254,373
1989Algeria24,900,00045553,33336040374
1989American Samoa36,9601652241493028382415
1989Andorra50,528139364126121981257
1989Anguilla6,9662133219612191
1989Antigua76,29625929522736354626
1989Argentina32,000,00078,98440575,21587,0659,8511,185191,264
1989Aruba66,9444581464505274261,278
1989Australia16,676,80050,69132949,09553,0475,03663694,688
1989Austria7,596,08118,38641317,96049431,57725031,741
1989Azores258,350346747319-22732121,046
1989Bahamas209,5051,1201871,0551388178173,047
1989Bangladesh110,333,600264,243,600230551101
1989Barbados258,0001,7541471,6755115199174,566
1989Belau15,000602505240151251
1989Belgium9,857,61224,46440323,50141,5731,88131547,241
1989Belize182,160844216810554135193,834
1989Benin4,551,0001,9222,3681,801139162658,526
1989Bermuda57,000367155327113484791
1989Bolivia6,750,0006,8069926,328138611,24910126,574
1989Bonaire10,61070152678941240
1989Botswana1,255,7495522,27552633771191,796
1989Brazil147,404,300266,720553250,5851023,93727,3734,083748,943
1989Britain55,625,674117,058475112,74246,76212,6331,281215,210
1989Brunei250,0001220,83383300049
1989Burkina Faso7,318,69541117,80738964783171,563
1989Canada26,164,00097,80826894,17644,79210,1741,249173,006
1989Cape Verde343,00037491734413375382,047
1989Cayman Islands24,00079304706661174
1989Central African Republic2,899,3761,2402,3381,161266129375,268
1989Chad5,428,00024622,065223112955101,790
1989Chile12,961,03235,35936733,06263,1954,251354103,504
1989Colombia31,677,17841,95675538,339106,0685,884620167,865
1989Comoros408,0002204,00021000100
1989Congo, Dem. Republic of36,000,00040,70788438,48872,9885,3861,106115,803
1989Congo, Republic of1,900,0001,9049981,56524120175475,544
1989Cook Islands18,0008421474-140134244
1989Costa Rica2,886,99012,00124111,64789311,11522732,253
1989Cote d'lvoire9,273,1673,1192,9732,98494515938414,296
1989Curacao170,4031,4741161,4621109164163,855
1989Cyprus620,0001,2135111,185368130142,653
1989Denmark5,129,77816,14731815,67726761,38522824,811
1989Dominica81,200266305248018346933
1989Dominican Republic8,000,00011,78167911,08159291,95617539,119
1989Ecuador10,489,42615,89266014,465142,4332,51520972,647
1989El Salvador5,674,62717,64732216,94251,5832,14132658,503
1989Equatorial Guinea332,3101991,670144176174522
1989Falkland Islands1,91692138010112
1989Faroe Islands47,653115414108176274182
1989Fiji720,9981,4664921,4345131332375,384
1989Finland4,954,44617,30328616,71736312,03727227,005
1989France55,996,317109,361512106,47568,40110,0201,392216,108
1989French Guiana90,00057015853115787361,880
1989Gabon1,200,0007711,556704146473133,890
1989Gambia775,0002728,70424447194
1989Germany, F. R.; W. Berlin61,592,772129,061477125,79335,9939,0021,658221,880
1989Ghana13,878,27834,55940230,822-32,5294,353581131,138
1989Gibraltar30,077133226126108132214
1989Greece9,967,00023,97141623,78829372,39432642,116
1989Greenland55,171118468113714277205
1989Grenada111,1844092723856125471,147
1989Guadeloupe328,0005,980555,82086233736614,835
1989Guam133,00036436533921278341,115
1989Guatemala8,500,00011,14776310,77089551,16217537,372
1989Guinea 6,900,00023529,362171473011754
1989Guinea-Bissau950,0001373,077101133127
1989Guyana756,0001,5654831,51612119218304,618
1989Haiti6,000,0005,9391,0105,6211273276310931,749
1989Hawaii1,098,2005,8171895,65322808817315,043
1989Honduras4,838,4645,4628865,24465198008723,820
1989Hong Kong5,681,3001,9752,8771,87011139481224,272
1989Hungary10,591,0009,9901,0609,713377624423618,339
1989Iceland251,9192301,0952251013305446
1989India889,096,0009,03698,3958,784783696129824,144
1989Ireland5,093,0003,1591,6123,0389217654866,084
1989Israel5,950,00036716,213355019426742
1989Italy57,399,108172,382333167,034714,05827,8182,431359,212
1989Jamaica2,300,0008,6232678,368350091716925,478
1989Japan122,335,313137,941887133,846710,59658,2032,124317,785
1989Kenya23,500,0005,0234,6784,81474311,08011415,946
1989Kiribati69,000361,9172938651126
1989Korea, Republic of42,783,57957,50474454,79095,67421,105975117,594
1989Kosrae6,0052128619-21051270
1989Lebanon2,674,0002,4671,0842,4140135210555,311
1989Lesotho1,661,0411,1611,4311,0805110205424,493
1989Liberia2,200,0001,9381,1351,75310203450387,743
1989Libya4,271,00023185,69671700032
1989Liechtenstein28,1814661344-802180
1989Luxembourg443,8321,4523061,4046114139223,335
1989Macao400,0002416,667211707152
1989Madagascar11,077,2003,3993,2593,183143694065816,205
1989Madeira275,70063143759910774991,607
1989Malaysia17,447,0001,10215,8321,02313113155202,790
1989Mali8,500,00083102,410762111331364
1989Malta314,2163898083571439385692
1989Marquesas Islands7,358145261117517240
1989Marshall Islands43,380160271148502721,075
1989Martinique333,2752,7631212,67610282295296,569
1989Mauritius1,026,8528441,21780634610592,070
1989Mayotte68,000282,429243318196
1989Mexico84,215,037277,436304262,3711117,67437,4747,8631,046,291
1989Montserrat11,8883039625-2203191
1989Morocco25,600,00063406,34953-2053139
1989Myanmar39,000,0001,66323,4521,565275249794,563
1989Namibia1,288,0005722,25249572478151,492
1989Nauru6,00061,00043300028
1989Nepal17,653,37645392,29743-9061204
1989Netherlands14,805,24030,52548529,53521,1882,16632351,730
1989Nevis9,58041234362426193
1989New Caledonia155,0001,1221381,014910596112,860
1989New Zealand3,312,10011,00730110,46247381,36714922,061
1989Niger7,440,00012062,0001032710306405
1989Nigeria115,152,000136,709842133,03626,36014,4782,614384,865
1989Niue2,0001811116-602151
1989Norfolk Island2,36745923001012
1989Norway4,228,8129,5274449,069559269117616,569
1989Pakistan103,000,000275374,545264718496941
1989Panama2,369,8585,9353995,587773176812421,587
1989Papua New Guinea3,010,7272,1611,3932,09182292489311,096
1989Paraguay3,646,5793,1101,1732,82212292420457,285
1989Peru21,000,00031,59566530,055123,4397,244628128,583
1989Philippines60,000,000102,48758598,61426,84121,1852,891298,882
1989Pohnpei38,549,70091,02442488,73356,1754,6451,154175,443
1989Poland30,000783856830211511
1989Portugal9,900,98036,01727534,85262,8622,65849984,127
1989Puerto Rico3,400,00023,63214423,06721,3742,38928559,951
1989Reunion582,0211,6653501,55512131163193,935
1989Rodrigues36,668251,46723005161
1989Rota1,61411147102503139
1989Saba1,00052005004015
1989Saint Eustatius1,33562234-2001028
1989Saint Helena6,00010955100-5442218
1989Saint Kitts34,120169202143-511212336
1989Saint Lucia140,00042832739515565951,219
1989Saint Maarten23,678131181121141122473
1989Saint Pierre and Miquelon6,00078577001115
1989Saint Vincent & the Grenadines120,000171702170610324536
1989Saipan39,4678447072315181239
1989San Marino22,11511718911283102225
1989Sao Tome and Principe110,000502,20046311181225
1989Senegal7,600,00056813,380544443141141,691
1989Seychelles65,0007586769-9691238
1989Sierra Leone4,318,0006666,483611-332116303,467
1989Solomon Islands305,86677739472024179343,463
1989South Africa 35,751,75245,66478344,25843,8025,3921,045123,943
1989Spain39,159,46678,30850075,83366,14710,4111,046159,589
1989Sri Lanka16,600,0001,22113,5951,1848106199324,465
1989Suriname400,0001,4662731,40110201236224,433
1989Swaziland712,1311,1726081,12410113208463,915
1989Sweden8,497,51922,11038421,63929432,60232937,284
1989Switzerland 6,620,00015,89741615,53261,0381,17228129,342
1989Syria181,4561,0151799661313591152,812
1989Taiwan20,000,0001,55212,8871,4888133415224,534
1989Tanzania24,000,0003,2857,3063,0247279624929,754
1989Thailand54,960,9171,07051,3651,042571193332,629
1989Togo3,374,0564,4537584,05417155656715,398
1989Tokelau1,692821265000120
1989Tonga94,535571,65951-11092131
1989Trinidad & Tobago1,233,2515,5922215,37565521,0515916,134
1989Truk50,381471,07241-53133448
1989Tunisia7,900,00037213,51432-1803177
1989Turkey55,000,00086063,95384634572111,603
1989Turks and Caicos12,0005024044262131193
1989Tuvalu9,0004918442271471193
1989Uganda16,500,00062726,3165612782158172,262
1989United States of America244,185,000817,881299788,709348,358102,1889,0071,824,916
1989Uruguay2,921,0007,3253997,026972382210020,882
1989Vanuatu145,0001221,1891032312142961
1989Venezuela19,500,00047,34041244,296105,1667,685497164,175
1989Virgin Islands, British12,00011410510981113379
1989Virgin Islands, U.S.96,0005321804992244681,639
1989Wallis & Futuna Islands14,00034,66721000200
1989Western Samoa157,4082067641841514384638
1989Yap9,32024388230161147
1989Zambia7,548,00071,52910667,99654,7997,7511,755311,749
1989Zimbabwe9,005,76017,08752716,61861,1651,78253849,787
198936 Other Countries0219,9630202,6477.614,64512,8303,645411,347
1989Grand Total (212 countries)03,787,18803,624,7735.6263,855497,00660,1929,479,064