2000 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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2000 Service Year Report

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YearCountry or TerritoryPopulationPeak PublishersRatio, 1 Publisher toAverage Publishers% IncreaseBaptismsAverage Pioneer PublishersCongregationsMemorial Attendance
2000Alaska653,0002,1333061,983-355211294,626
2000Albania3,262,0002,1601,5101,969203666204810,864
2000American Samoa62,900185340170-120202570
2000Andorra65,971155426138-22202313
2000Angola12,630,00043,18329241,22274,7555,657696181,002
2000Anguilla10,000452224141081175
2000Antigua65,952372177340-1134561,123
2000Argentina36,124,931121,367298118,65914,79115,2121,700260,570
2000Armenia3,344,3366,3875245,834206901,0613918,817
2000Aruba97,7166551496202323381,980
2000Australia19,080,79760,94731359,392-11,5895,526770111,954
2000Austria8,102,00020,45839620,167-13801,65629933,182
2000Azerbaijan7,748,16321536,038190120301510
2000Azores246,86853845951601768151,295
2000Bahamas255,0551,4561751,344-123180273,451
2000Bangladesh126,947,000971,308,7328725122234
2000Barbados260,4902,3901092,297273212255,707
2000Belarus10,267,0002,8523,6002,65110252412276,950
2000Belau18,8368621977125231349
2000Belgium10,239,08525,64739924,809-24761,93237846,360
2000Belize230,0001,2061911,134252160285,017
2000Benin5,532,0006,3438726,028547186512327,288
2000Bermuda63,022419150383-3246251,028
2000Bolivia8,328,70017,22348415,49061,3893,24424257,962
2000Bonaire14,6636522658-8521193
2000Bosnia and Herzegovina4,204,3001,0523,9961,008990271132,333
2000Botswana1,651,2961,1691,4131,068287109273,252
2000Brazil165,917,964536,270309506,888530,91857,8238,0991,329,194
2000Britain59,093,450126,297468120,592-12,73111,1361,461215,620
2000Bulgaria8,329,0001,1357,3381,066995153172,695
2000Burkina Faso10,352,0001,00910,260945766150222,965
2000Burundi6,700,0003,4201,9593,034194084655112,211
2000Cambodia11,700,00070167,143577313301327
2000Cameroon15,292,00027,54455526,50811,4102,35363584,428
2000Canada30,576,316111,173275107,742-12,31611,5941,362185,389
2000Cape Verde416,5811,4832811,416298237255,256
2000Cayman Islands32,00016918912835121382
2000Central African Republic3,500,0002,3981,4602,27401524095613,501
2000Chad7,000,00058312,007561246112173,515
2000Chile15,211,30862,17124556,95233,1369,378678154,997
2000Chuuk71,789581,2385442253746
2000Colombia41,963,624107,613390101,39057,95214,9531,559372,216
2000Comoros630,0001157,27395001038
2000Congo, Dem. Republic of50,000,000118,513422103,87798,93813,6772,748584,058
2000Congo, Republic of2,900,0004,0507163,4771035167210820,102
2000Cook Islands19,10315712214036182387
2000Costa Rica3,622,17119,88018218,88027421,64223947,534
2000Côte d’Ivoire16,397,6076,2722,6146,011345198915623,398
2000Croatia4,784,2655,3308985,2830172751699,859
2000Cuba11,180,09986,87412985,87225,99412,7971,269188,623
2000Curaçao143,3731,4341001,398-539118204,003
2000Cyprus666,8001,8123681,797166245223,344
2000Czech Republic10,267,66816,41862515,757-24011,15124031,069
2000Denmark5,337,34414,88535914,522-11971,32721722,967
2000Dominica71,794347207329-120448993
2000Dominican Republic8,568,54523,28436822,36931,4424,39335279,602
2000Ecuador12,646,09543,42024140,32863,4147,256544161,185
2000El Salvador6,276,03728,46222126,98231,6032,68648575,217
2000Equatorial Guinea474,5097686186621879126123,514
2000Estonia1,376,7003,8713563,6692206498478,191
2000Ethiopia62,000,0006,16610,0555,93634111,0189516,201
2000Falkland Islands2,22163706-1401119
2000Faroe Islands44,8177460667-61254105
2000Fiji775,0772,0093861,886-291241317,408
2000Finland5,171,30220,12025719,36613931,88130427,911
2000France59,225,683115,050515112,149-22,1147,7311,590204,237
2000French Guiana157,2741,5001051,462-165196235,293
2000Gabon1,200,0002,2375362,0695158298458,980
2000Gambia1,300,0001449,0281372518343405
2000Georgia5,018,50214,85533814,04861,0962,14313333,790
2000Germany82,163,475165,924495162,932-13,49711,2852,138276,333
2000Ghana18,412,24765,82828062,82174,8286,3801,042230,469
2000Gibraltar27,20412621610212112159
2000Greece10,259,90027,57537227,35416833,14141143,390
2000Greenland56,087144389140-42237289
2000Grenada96,000603159582-4157081,445
2000Guadeloupe422,0007,767547,487018950510417,764
2000Guam163,517616265605035155102,048
2000Guatemala9,800,00020,86647019,51151,3242,23427957,463
2000Guinea7,466,20070710,560657643146193,261
2000Guinea-Bissau1,200,0007615,78964-24261475
2000Guyana777,6482,1853562,0303113277379,831
2000Haiti7,300,00011,86061611,29027741,37221451,419
2000Hawaii1,185,4977,5641577,325-11911,1889518,371
2000Honduras6,447,00012,52551511,87278241,62618139,291
2000Hong Kong6,600,0004,5841,4404,4643290903447,625
2000Hungary10,021,00021,25347220,20329621,88724541,865
2000Iceland278,702324860310-32337518
2000India1,009,907,76622,21745,45720,57251,4791,94351349,120
2000Ireland5,436,5004,6111,1794,456-1865991158,195
2000Israel9,100,0001,0778,4491,018777107132,261
2000Italy57,679,955228,778252225,74805,66832,1123,024406,676
2000Jamaica2,502,03011,31222110,59315221,17519133,488
2000Japan126,071,305221,364570220,538-14,38877,9723,538350,618
2000Kazakhstan14,952,40013,2801,12612,58171,2061,69611733,396
2000Kenya30,000,00015,0181,99814,28971,4632,91528041,861
2000Kiribati78,300918608234221393
2000Korea, Republic of47,275,00087,51154086,92113,09534,8081,460135,257
2000Kosrae9,1691850915-6331161
2000Kyrgyzstan4,685,2303,8051,2313,5422331403358,967
2000Latvia2,416,1002,1291,1352,0079175390284,276
2000Lebanon3,562,6993,5899933,486096261706,733
2000Lesotho2,144,1462,6128212,4082190333636,422
2000Liberia2,957,7603,4258643,118133206825216,875
2000Libya4,992,83812416,070620001017
2000Liechtenstein32,0155558250-4021102
2000Lithuania3,700,0002,4581,5052,3307181375285,404
2000Luxembourg504,7001,8502731,816-330140323,428
2000Macao500,0001164,310108-154262226
2000Macedonia2,000,0001,0241,953977762154152,740
2000Madagascar15,163,25011,1861,35610,71768581,96424353,158
2000Madeira266,6001,0622511,04403587162,050
2000Malawi10,207,59346,50721944,17252,5325,528689150,754
2000Malaysia23,260,0002,14810,8292,0693109357485,638
2000Mali11,500,00020256,931171-210486740
2000Malta376,340557676533217577947
2000Marshall Islands64,5832172982043265441,251
2000Martinique380,4604,019953,899085337469,026
2000Mauritius1,145,1961,3248651,295155114203,346
2000Mayotte137,320642,1465780112140
2000Mexico98,713,792533,665185526,913227,68366,76611,2871,655,597
2000Moldova4,281,50017,57824416,85651,5601,66717141,601
2000Mongolia2,621,0002797,07423535111196
2000Montserrat3,00074295-2901136
2000Mozambique17,242,24035,05049231,725103,5795,641777133,855
2000Myanmar50,000,0002,88417,3372,66461313481056,629
2000Namibia1,805,2271,0531,71490457285192,943
2000Nauru10,60071,5145-2900185
2000Nepal23,385,00043054,3843939456961,177
2000Netherlands15,863,95031,08951029,287-15751,92941552,324
2000Nevis10,08059171546071190
2000New Caledonia212,0001,6571281,501164131234,952
2000New Zealand3,831,00013,16829112,461-13821,26516626,144
2000Nicaragua4,950,00014,86233314,06231,1551,87723858,398
2000Niger7,490,00023531,8722204214371,336
2000Nigeria113,828,587236,785481224,978417,43533,2924,354575,530
2000Niue2,088287526-702175
2000Norfolk Island1,8871711116001122
2000Norway4,493,0009,9404529,396-118661517316,303
2000Pakistan136,000,000554245,487509116177102,016
2000Panama2,885,7039,8042949,29622471,43619530,729
2000Papua New Guinea4,722,4773,5091,3463,05001673295116,347
2000Paraguay5,496,4507,2807556,50265411,0549314,777
2000Peru25,661,70074,62334467,49886,09716,816774233,358
2000Philippines75,000,000136,396550134,25758,92426,0733,476413,023
2000Pohnpei40,880725686881151517
2000Poland38,654,000125,287309122,57503,7417,4881,759235,219
2000Portugal9,509,70747,55520046,58601,3903,76364992,072
2000Puerto Rico3,800,00025,88414725,02106962,82333060,572
2000Réunion715,9002,6082752,557-278240355,744
2000Rodrigues35,54641867360061106
2000Romania22,455,50038,65958138,17911,7703,56954982,761
2000Rota2,678112439004154
2000Russia147,307,000114,2841,289109,223710,25615,2791,028267,617
2000Rwanda8,342,0007,8891,0577,027188031,47313730,716
2000Saba1,0005200320002022
2000St. Eustatius1,500169414-701132
2000St. Helena4,91314634139-4113362
2000St. Kitts31,800144221136-45213455
2000St. Lucia138,15070819567522011191,967
2000St. Maarten24,00028385262-511443902
2000St. Pierre and Miquelon6,6001934717602130
2000Saint Vincent 111,38031835029535507993
2000Saipan70,818185383178916282559
2000Samoa170,727381448372-1448471,309
2000San Marino25,06118713418214162289
2000São Tomé and Príncipe154,77779652328012466961,149
2000Senegal9,500,00091110,428861443169212,293
2000Seychelles80,4102253572131027214569
2000Sierra Leone5,232,6248805,9468111096142153,299
2000Slovakia5,400,63712,59642912,261034659917824,383
2000Slovenia1,988,2301,8661,0661,836059243303,103
2000Solomon Islands409,0421,6972411,5776178257396,133
2000South Africa43,054,30670,19861365,65824,1648,1991,343168,085
2000Spain39,887,240101,15839495,773-12,27811,3781,318159,257
2000Sri Lanka18,800,0003,4025,5263,0705269404729,113
2000Suriname438,0262,0222171,9441118286386,051
2000Swaziland980,7222,0964681,9180121267576,524
2000Sweden8,869,25523,29638122,533-14252,12433636,752
2000Switzerland7,123,53717,97139617,307-23571,07729629,748
2000Tahiti219,5211,8141211,773-340143275,430
2000Taiwan22,000,0004,1275,3314,01862471,0415810,077
2000Tajikistan6,440,73229022,2092671131303998
2000Tanzania31,861,6439,3183,4198,380128941,59021129,010
2000Thailand61,661,7011,86033,1511,814277311554,305
2000Tinian5,1002025514006140
2000Togo4,629,00011,61739810,98157521,32017145,524
2000Tokelau1,70053404-2000128
2000Tonga100,283128783118610233385
2000Trinidad & Tobago1,293,7948,1421598,00723131,3119222,430
2000Turkey68,000,0001,59442,6601,5622126216242,864
2000Turks and Caicos17,50214212312469113439
2000Tuvalu9,403581624426243136
2000Uganda21,894,0002,5828,4792,44511223332408,015
2000Ukraine49,456,100112,720439108,184810,30613,3551,043251,953
2000United States273,757,676988,469277945,000030,290127,04011,4262,153,268
2000Uruguay3,030,00010,56428710,335038689213921,331
2000Vanuatu189,000277682262-1322751,566
2000Venezuela24,169,74487,21127782,07634,68214,2831,238285,835
2000Virgin Islands, British17,00016610216047262530
2000Virgin Islands, U.S.104,0006511606231338991,798
2000Wallis & Futuna Islands15,000542784718581259
2000Yap11,3972939325-71101160
2000Yugoslavia, F. R.10,731,0004,0312,6623,9191254607548,878
2000Zambia10,657,529117,65491103,569710,45512,4172,098474,933
2000Zimbabwe12,652,97230,27041827,16441,9193,47587470,982
200028 Other Lands25,45623,55031,1722,47050559,850
2000Grand Total6,035,5645,783,0032.3288,907805,20591,48714,872,086