1996 Service Year Report

Service Year Report for Jehovah's Witnesses

Did You Know ... ?

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.
A Concordance to the Greek Testament A Desirable Government Addendum to Shepherd the Flock of God After Armageddon - God's New World Aid to Bible Understanding "All Scripture Is Inspired of God and Beneficial" All Suffering Soon to End! Angels - The Wicked, The Good "Babylon the Great Has Fallen!" God's Kingdom Rules! Basis for Belief in a New World "Be Glad Ye Nations" "Bear Thorough Witness" About God's Kingdom Benefit From Theocractic Ministry School Education Beyond the Grave Blood, Medicine and The Law of God Blood Transfusion - Why Not for Jehovah's Witnesses? Branch Organization Broadcaster Bulletin Calendars of Jehovah's Witnesses Can the Dead Really Live Again? Can You Live Forever in Happiness on Earth? Cause of Death Centennial of the Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society of Pennsylvania 1884- 1984 Charitable Planning to Benefit Kingdom Service Worldwide Children Choosing Riches or Ruin Choosing the Best Way of Life Christendom or Christianity - Which One Is "the Light of the World"? "Come Be My Follower" Comfort All That Mourn: End of Axis Powers Comfort for the Depressed Comfort for the Jews Comfort for the People Commentary on the Letter of James Comprehensive Concordance of the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures Conscientious Ojection to Military Service in Korea Conspiracy Against Democracy Could It Happen Again? A Question for the Citizens of Russia Creation Crimes and Calamities - The Cause, The Remedy Crusade Against Christianity Cure Defending and Legally Establishing the Good News Deliverance Did Man Get Here by Evolution or by Creation? Dividing the People Divine Rulership - The Hope of All Mankind Divine Victory - Its Meaning for Distressed Humanity Do You Believe in Evolution or the Bible? Does Fate Rule Our Lives? Or Does God Hold Us Responsible? Does God Really Care About Us? If so, why does he permit suffering? Will It Ever End? Draw Close to Jehovah Dwelling Together in Unity End of Nazism Enjoy Family Life Enjoy Life Forever Enjoy Life on Earth Forever! "Equipped for Every Good Work" Escape to the Kingdom Evolution Versus The New World Examining the Scriptures Daily Fully Accomplish Your Ministry" - 2 Timothy 4:5 Watch Tower Publications Index Informant Jehovah's Witnesses and Disfellowshipping Kingdom Ministry Love People - Make Disciples Magazines of Jehovah's Witnesses "Make Sure of All Things" "Make Sure of All Things Hold Fast To What Is Fine" Online Bibles Organized to Do Jehovah's Will Our Christian Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Our Kingdom Ministry Our Kingdom Service "Pay Attention to Yourselves and to All the Flock" Public Talk Outlines Purple Triangles—“Forgotten Victims” of the Nazi Regime Reasoning From the Scriptures Revelation Its Grand Climax At Hand! School and Jehovah's Witnesses Scriptures for Christian Living Service Year Reports "Shepherd the Flock of God" - 1 Peter 5:2 Songbooks of Jehovah's Witnesses "Shining as Illuminators in the World" Studies in the Scriptures (Millennial Dawn) The Bible - God's Word or Man's? The Bible - What Is Its Message? The Coming World Regeneration The "Commander to the Peoples" The Crisis The Dawn of a New Era The Divine Name That Will Endure Forever The Emphatic Diaglott The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament. Vol. I Yearbooks of Jehovah's Witnesses

1996 Service Year Report

You can export all of the content as a comma-separated value (csv) file, or you can use the print function to export to PDF. If you want to export a portion of the data only (for example, data for one or more lands, covering one or more years), use the drop-down menu to select year(s) and land(s) before using the export functions.
YearCountry or TerritoryPopulationPeak PublishersRatio, 1 Publisher toAverage Publishers% IncreaseBaptismsAverage Pioneer PublishersCongregationsMemorial Attendance
1996Alaska635,5972,2242862,122-1107174284,583
1996Albania3,262,0009083,59375952273261166,523
1996American Samoa58,070195298180-14263589
1996Andorra63,85916139714027192282
1996Angola11,558,00028,96939927,189103,6382,957405108,394
1996Anguilla7,0002626926-4031143
1996Antigua65,952328201309225415895
1996Argentina33,180,171114,459290111,46847,47911,6821,645241,180
1996Aruba83,6515441545183292681,697
1996Australia18,173,60061,58029560,21612,3735,153758100,246
1996Austria8,039,86520,90438520,66407401,53429733,121
1996Azores242,50557842055713853181,218
1996Bahamas255,0551,4151801,334276171233,241
1996Bangladesh128,377,840532,422,22345131061198
1996Barbados253,0002,1881162,1403105217245,135
1996Belau17,283642705624181257
1996Belgium10,143,04727,27639326,654-19721,83036948,392
1996Belize216,5001,1221931,048-280131234,616
1996Benin4,915,5554,8311,0184,619144446109819,296
1996Bermuda60,144433139410528525948
1996Bolivia7,450,00012,43259911,887101,4292,21120149,680
1996Bonaire12,5337017960-8111175
1996Bosnia and Herzegovina4,516,0006636,8115782816113951,691
1996Botswana1,495,9931,0161,47289977996232,762
1996Brazil161,551,700436,140370410,599635,76038,4576,6551,075,039
1996Britain57,171,849132,516431124,62304,75810,5321,430220,128
1996Bulgaria8,428,00679610,5887231953105141,960
1996Burkina Faso10,352,00079113,0877101283144202,144
1996Burundi6,500,0001,7843,6431,61631520250881
1996Cambodia10,400,00022472,72719583101109
1996Cameroon13,850,79624,72556023,66762,0681,74950678,627
1996Canada29,826,262114,272261110,23514,02510,0481,379185,702
1996Cape Verde441,3741,2013681,12313180204204,490
1996Cayman Islands32,000105305960491282
1996Central African Republic3,584,4002,0121,7821,96252082974711,132
1996Chad6,477,00047613,607454124987152,410
1996Chile14,418,86454,15126649,58753,4956,224542119,380
1996Chuuk66,830551,21545103143406
1996Colombia37,422,72181,38946074,108108,1588,807915288,923
1996Comoros450,000856,2506011019
1996Congo, Dem. Republic of45,000,00094,24547790,063610,52613,4061,832303,875
1996Congo, Republic of2,700,0004,1416523,3311026656510713,972
1996Cook Islands18,000151119137-413163384
1996Costa Rica3,367,45518,58318116,943131,8781,81123243,490
1996Côte d’Ivoire14,401,0005,2682,7345,128665791213719,020
1996Croatia4,784,2654,9769614,7167419574678,989
1996Cuba11,000,00070,11315766,006117,96412,830945145,337
1996Curaçao149,3761,584941,553380108193,922
1996Cyprus654,2001,7243791,693492218193,233
1996Czech Republic10,308,00016,65961916,209095081425733,439
1996Denmark5,251,02715,93133015,351-234299022223,651
1996Dominica71,794339212322326426905
1996Dominican Republic7,707,91019,74239018,67871,8083,72530169,908
1996Ecuador11,710,97433,86734630,975103,4174,880469127,789
1996El Salvador5,118,59924,97520523,44662,0872,24840668,832
1996Equatorial Guinea372,5403571,04432719894742,034
1996Estonia1,476,3103,2314572,94718567424368,130
1996Ethiopia55,000,0005,20610,5655,03695819857614,677
1996Falkland Islands2,2211218510-1700113
1996Faroe Islands43,3828849381-13204117
1996Fiji796,0001,5964991,522-181193345,978
1996Finland5,116,82619,63126119,13416861,95030628,864
1996France58,265,352125,169465123,20804,8667,4991,684218,434
1996French Guiana147,2831,4301031,3806129176205,045
1996Gabon1,197,0001,6517251,54611225147266,765
1996Gambia1,137,7506417,7775782121230
1996Germany81,817,499170,040481166,46806,1939,8422,038277,814
1996Ghana18,256,30151,30935647,70573,6194,922805170,211
1996Gibraltar27,1701222231102062178
1996Greece10,259,90026,61338626,35219572,73138943,002
1996Greenland48,67915830815146348353
1996Grenada91,1505871555629307371,617
1996Guadeloupe387,0007,659517,45814123519517,197
1996Guam1 50,00057326254444410591,870
1996Guatemala8,826,85116,50653515,66661,3681,53323747,667
1996Guinea6,560,0008247,601725975137183,218
1996Guinea-Bissau1,100,0005520,000483311201261
1996Guyana757,8631,9613861,925-2135252357,776
1996Haiti6,000,00010,3185829,85141,0721,30820149,715
1996Hawaii1,186,8157,5901567,39222901,1839017,361
1996Honduras5,728,1599,5086028,705128171,00913532,507
1996Hong Kong6,307,9003,8891,6223,7437361756386,562
1996Hungary10,160,00018,21755817,34292,0541,38522339,545
1996Iceland267,806315850309218238593
1996India988,130,64016,61559,47215,97071,5421,69146141,193
1996Ireland5,198,8714,4591,1664,41212046411147,944
1996Israel7,730,00070310,99664716586891,433
1996Italy58,138,000221,229263216,23139,81328,3512,943391,407
1996Jamaica2,502,03010,6992349,80025541,00118127,621
1996Japan124,914,373213,961584210,290411,42187,4763,691377,223
1996Kenya27,295,00011,1332,45210,285121,4121,72719629,000
1996Kiribati78,864809866095111235
1996Korea, Republic of44,551,18382,95953781,53754,71529,9431,506133,451
1996Kosrae8,53024355215151135
1996Latvia2,490,2001,3201,8871,15732314168133,580
1996Lebanon3,695,9213,5991,0273,4334157273666,664
1996Lesotho2,112,5002,3908842,0382200294515,998
1996Liberia2,500,0001,5981,5641,4198158284257,527
1996Libya4,485,00017263,82465000013
1996Liechtenstein30,9236349158-3051117
1996Lithuania3,700,0002,0161,8351,77029545160155,566
1996Luxembourg418,8001,8582591,840292142343,558
1996Macao450,0001143,9471043711262232
1996Macedonia1,936,8776982,7756292410669102,544
1996Madagascar1 3,098,3007,8851,6617,339161,4381,10212437,194
1996Madeira258,53695927093477277141,954
1996Malawi9,341,72337,08425235,76573,1804,258570105,630
1996Malaysia20,006,7001,80911,0601,7259215249374,300
1996Mali11,100,00017364,162151612586618
1996Malta368,400520708502021546801
1996Marquesas Islands7,35850147474171149
1996Marshall Islands49,36022422017916293731,078
1996Martinique359,5703,932913,8614249355428,653
1996Mauritius1,094,4261,2798561,23164387172,784
1996Mayotte94,484521,8174515191130
1996Mexico92,656,448470,098197458,059837,45452,60310,7861,518,156
1996Moldova4,334,25012,56534511,439231,91752410835,103
1996Montserrat9,0003823729-1913180
1996Mozambique18,027,64422,61379720,486172,9363,51949780,576
1996Myanmar46,000,0002,30419,9652,253394294996,033
1996Namibia1,634,4839721,682823106365192,254
1996Nauru6,495792862000151
1996Nepal22,674,83023696,0802181847353931
1996Netherlands15,493,88932,58547530,887-18961,75942053,216
1996Nevis10,08039258376261114
1996New Caledonia200,0001,6051251,533185114213,942
1996New Zealand3,660,36413,27727612,54504731,16916325,090
1996Nicaragua4,300,00012,65134012,06571,1981,43322053,855
1996Niger7,490,00024031,208222926397822
1996Nigeria103,900,000200,486518191,558413,18425,4023,741520,413
1996Niue2,300337030-3221107
1996Norfolk Island1,9121810614001122
1996Norway4,381,44110,0154379,600-126448717316,237
1996Pakistan133,000,000380350,0003522273591,614
1996Panama2,674,4908,9103008,28966351,11418425,539
1996Papua New Guinea4,311,8863,3181,3002,950-12203305813,917
1996Paraguay4,955,2375,7118685,01294057418012,415
1996Peru23,946,80057,17541951,06364,5069,642673172,706
1996Philippines69,000,000124,305555119,70917,98719,2403,475371,198
1996Pohnpei37,7677153268-66151433
1996Poland38,617,000124,316311122,98227,5027,8351,668243,655
1996Portugal9,440,22345,55420744,75232,5122,97265189,547
1996Puerto Rico3,522,00026,10613525,39711,1392,16532560,775
1996Réunion664,2002,6702492,6016211246315,564
1996Rodrigues34,8323794135617179
1996Romania22,700,00035,03764834,36862,6061,95144086,034
1996Rota2,450830674002126
1996Russia148,700,00067,0822,21761,8435117,2695,933492194,322
1996Rwanda7,828,0004,2231,8543,539619239636011,496
1996Saba1,00011,000100105
1996St. Eustatius1,5001694161404169
1996St. Helena5,13115034142-1712299
1996St. Kitts31,880153208143514152419
1996St. Lucia151,30067222564026410991,725
1996St. Maarten24,000232103217-213283942
1996St. Pierre and Miquelon6,30015420136301117
1996Saint Vincent 107,600303355297822506889
1996Saipan52,628191276183114363520
1996San Marino23,00016214215933132227
1996São Tomé and Príncipe124,2062076001832452313747
1996Senegal8,500,00076111,170749556140192,099
1996Seychelles75,3401435271261523102392
1996Sierra Leone4,510,0008875,085768986117183,142
1996Slovakia5,373,81012,44343212,231381450319625,046
1996Slovenia1,991,1041,7831,1171,740387151352,801
1996Solomon Islands384,0571,2783011,1711589130404,914
1996South Africa41,244,00064,48464059,24323,9856,0911,260143,282
1996Spain39,270,000104,49637699,24024,15111,1411,257166,382
1996Sri Lanka18,000,0002,4587,3232,20311263301527,186
1996Suriname404,8001,7952261,7402118224285,286
1996Swaziland937,7471,9204881,7667169252715,051
1996Sweden8,842,74224,48736123,89608262,19336338,729
1996Switzerland7,062,40018,44838318,29517701,10431531,197
1996Tahiti204,7421,8401111,8142133113314,651
1996Taiwan21,000,0003,1956,5732,99613366870457,711
1996Tanzania29,000,0006,3684,5545,806177211,04314816,978
1996Thailand60,000,0001,68035,7141,6035111239443,625
1996Togo4,052,0009,5534249,174111,1471,30515040,691
1996Tokelau1,700724352500136
1996Tonga100,496771,3056857113233
1996Trinidad & Tobago1,261,8677,2731747,12744721,0727820,112
1996Turkey65,000,0001,34148,4711,2917142163212,524
1996Turks and Caicos14,3021301101102118143405
1996Tuvalu9,04346197435163290
1996Uganda19,600,0001,81410,8051,61011265254325,292
1996Ukraine51,334,10071,22472165,3851713,0895,343621193,412
1996United States264,206,000975,829271921,123143,66399,18910,6712,024,476
1996Uruguay3,030,00010,37329210,061574183813021,826
1996Vanuatu180,000200900182-381331,229
1996Venezuela23,200,00077,35930071,29876,89811,9101,010247,693
1996Virgin Islands, British17,000148115139514212559
1996Virgin Islands, U.S.101,800607168587-6136591,542
1996Wallis & Futuna Islands15,000217141936031127
1996Western Samoa165,1953804353355375171,224
1996Yap10,6523332328-7181198
1996Yugoslavia, F. R.10,566,7453,5512,9763,32914532511458,182
1996Zambia9,475,91487,23410984,77265,8419,4432,051376,171
1996Zimbabwe11,366,29125,34144924,18151,9392,87979763,151
199633 Other Lands46,61442,44715.35,6533,662650121,801
1996Grand Total5,413,7695,167,2584.4366,579645,50981,90812,921,933