2005 Service Year Report

Service Year Report for Jehovah's Witnesses

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2005 Service Year Report

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YearCountry or TerritoryPopulationPeak PublishersRatio, 1 Publisher toAverage Publishers% IncreaseBaptismsAverage Pioneer PublishersCongregationsMemorial Attendance
2005Alaska660,0002,3402822,160-365167264,702
2005Albania3,135,0003,5568823,48373377298110,144
2005American Samoa57,88119829218737152730
2005Andorra78,60717744415933112297
2005Angola13,000,00058,15722455,51764,2064,442821259,412
2005Anguilla11,43041279340042197
2005Antigua75,7414341754014162751,292
2005Argentina36,260,130131,513276128,15804,98010,7351,782287,478
2005Armenia3,210,0008,9983578,75756541,1927120,662
2005Aruba100,51774313571712536102,356
2005Australia20,111,29761,44432760,39901,2843,148775111,269
2005Austria8,065,16620,43639520,205036698830133,776
2005Azerbaijan8,200,00052815,53048515497941,227
2005Azores241,87662638660531253151,427
2005Bahamas304,9131,6071901,460244127293,533
2005Bangladesh144,319,6281101,311,99710672142270
2005Barbados277,2642,3721172,315-155112295,608
2005Belarus9,970,6883,8722,5753,7894361525458,126
2005Belgium10,445,85224,74942223,739-155392037344,261
2005Belize270,0001,5601731,6004115222426,296
2005Benin6,769,9148,3668097,836551586515533,612
2005Bermuda65,365443148433-5126051,019
2005Bolivia8,857,87017,84349616,91807391,75520860,596
2005Bonaire13,393721866612551224
2005Bosnia and Herzegovina4,130,0001,1363,6361,114265177152,151
2005Botswana1,727,3721,4861,1621,4106131110373,803
2005Brazil184,184,264637,655289608,963228,68345,1709,7061,527,133
2005Britain58,355,789127,206459121,16612,4357,1831,500215,101
2005Bulgaria7,928,9011,5005,2861,459590201233,687
2005Burkina Faso12,202,7041,14510,6571,111261120273,617
2005Burundi7,703,0006,0261,2785,689951766810118,982
2005Cambodia13,607,06919569,7801858177171,022
2005Cameroon17,000,00030,36156029,98631,4801,96760190,245
2005Canada32,115,270109,604293107,53402,0287,4361,318181,810
2005Cape Verde418,2241,6292571,584184213317,329
2005Cayman Islands42,599188227163-4573487
2005Central African Republic3,900,0002,6461,4742,312-21322885513,807
2005Chad8,250,00063512,99259412271184,696
2005Chile16,136,13770,01923064,41612,4256,393761165,447
2005Chuuk63,525611,04160-28283718
2005Colombia46,045,109126,586364122,80725,92511,2331,874426,835
2005Congo, Dem. Republic of56,100,000131,905425127,83548,4919,8032,893777,460
2005Congo, Republic of3,900,0004,8548034,50862772937023,722
2005Cook Islands21,38819111217976162524
2005Costa Rica4,215,56921,02420120,187374795027253,404
2005Côte d’Ivoire19,231,7577,0022,7476,811440067316226,995
2005Croatia4,437,4605,4348175,3930114393719,606
2005Cuba11,217,10088,94712688,45102,7606,6941,279188,076
2005Curaçao133,7001,508891,46454598204,163
2005Cyprus749,2001,9673811,944260153253,708
2005Czech Republic10,223,71315,61765515,534-129966323227,408
2005Denmark5,411,40514,31437814,190-116763820521,984
2005Dominica71,794362198341193381,082
2005Dominican Republic8,949,72525,93634525,47521,2873,40436398,355
2005East Timor924,6426614,010533911171290
2005Ecuador13,026,89052,49024850,84352,8306,119661208,929
2005El Salvador6,874,92630,68722429,48221,1881,55153181,869
2005Equatorial Guinea535,881974550866466136154,126
2005Estonia1,366,7234,1413304,0771165388497,383
2005Ethiopia70,000,0007,5639,2567,41535461,07714720,058
2005Falkland Islands2,90047253-400019
2005Faroe Islands48,2148854886-30214119
2005Fiji806,2172,0713891,955096172347,042
2005Finland5,236,61119,04427518,911-13191,37530126,951
2005France60,561,200119,131508113,73112,3184,9561,495203,370
2005French Guiana182,5001,7641031,693485124286,920
2005Gabon1,389,2012,8184932,58210221180349,356
2005Gambia1,593,2561679,540158-14283406
2005Georgia4,560,00015,74829015,18226691,78515131,034
2005Germany82,500,849164,593501162,51203,4677,7772,209275,164
2005Ghana20,892,79678,00226874,51133,3464,6411,217244,943
2005Gibraltar28,75998293910162145
2005Greece10,539,77128,05537627,90005182,48637744,408
2005Greenland56,854121470118-70227270
2005Grenada89,258568157549-6164391,455
2005Guadeloupe438,5007,713577,579121928611418,691
2005Guam154,805622249612-115101101,987
2005Guatemala12,736,75224,00853122,85931,1691,73636468,653
2005Guinea9,402,00088310,648686-64081213,255
2005Guinea-Bissau1,416,02711412,4211091613324906
2005Guyana777,6482,1923552,143282146389,930
2005Haiti8,304,06213,84960012,72038711,03920959,372
2005Hawaii1,262,8407,8641617,70801799169718,579
2005Honduras7,619,60015,71648514,91536341,37123149,624
2005Hong Kong6,880,0004,6541,4784,5270249628498,755
2005Hungary10,085,00022,08545720,86905651,04425641,375
2005Iceland293,5772891,01628016275572
2005India1,083,093,04026,33341,13124,33331,5431,06942262,069
2005Indonesia219,900,00018,57611,83818,11131,0641,06741244,155
2005Ireland5,746,4285,0961,1284,90431094851149,370
2005Israel10,669,9001,2238,7241,181-24758172,401
2005Italy58,462,375234,795249232,06014,80222,3803,070416,248
2005Jamaica2,650,90011,17423710,663041264019635,803
2005Japan126,869,397218,262581217,22703,78556,4113,164338,330
2005Kazakhstan14,860,00014,7161,01014,11249661,48415630,662
2005Kenya32,480,00020,2861,60118,99851,4292,52946652,157
2005Kiribati78,300751,04462-31101266
2005Korea, Republic of48,460,59091,99652791,37912,69431,7351,403137,738
2005Kosovo2,350,00013717,1531311410344636
2005Kosrae9,72830324278051153
2005Kyrgyzstan5,010,0004,0011,2523,7504260506398,343
2005Latvia2,299,0002,4039572,327282328394,035
2005Lebanon3,777,2183,5851,0543,5270104123706,547
2005Lesotho2,389,3393,1337633,0492310260648,039
2005Liberia3,390,6354,5817404,35293575978426,777
2005Liechtenstein34,6045958749001180
2005Lithuania3,500,0002,9161,2002,7732104322395,613
2005Luxembourg525,1191,8352861,77713786333,634
2005Macao476,0001293,690120124202286
2005Macedonia2,032,0171,1291,8001,07213580163,160
2005Madagascar17,105,00015,7011,08915,25471,4762,21833480,184
2005Madeira244,9061,1322161,09303252182,097
2005Malawi12,296,07265,70218763,57684,8024,9201,007192,814
2005Malaysia26,127,0002,6159,9912,5194122350576,880
2005Mali12,291,52923452,528214010417859
2005Malta417,000544767527-3112671,038
2005Marshall Islands71,056218326213363851,300
2005Martinique381,4274,215904,0831137222529,392
2005Mauritius1,145,1961,5367461,49815296262,794
2005Mayotte160,265602,6715714341104
2005Mexico106,451,679593,802179586,501121,87959,18311,1921,784,042
2005Moldova3,941,50018,41421417,91516781,25623440,198
2005Mongolia2,791,27210925,608991817231571
2005Montserrat3,00083758000144
2005Mozambique19,420,03641,56346740,51762,9124,576935174,126
2005Myanmar54,300,0003,11117,4543,0444125203967,120
2005Namibia1,830,3301,3081,3991,226311698263,675
2005Nauru10,60042,6502000145
2005Nepal27,676,54773937,451695106486102,644
2005Netherlands16,316,05830,72853129,438-16351,07841952,000
2005Nevis10,0805319047-4021136
2005New Caledonia230,7891,6751381,59226168225,271
2005New Zealand4,104,35113,42730612,821-141371617025,639
2005Nicaragua5,650,00019,00329717,59649421,76732274,315
2005Niger11,665,93724348,0082301113271,248
2005Nigeria128,771,988276,756465260,489212,46026,1844,751600,692
2005Niue1,761305928404171
2005Norfolk Island1,8281996151500118
2005Norway4,621,2999,9534649,659016446817216,283
2005Pakistan162,419,9461,032157,38474375843162,897
2005Palau20,1649621091-26181405
2005Panama3,228,18611,70427611,10155461,12623536,501
2005Papua New Guinea5,930,4193,5061,6923,086-11042245419,333
2005Paraguay6,240,4857,9437867,687049084713119,622
2005Peru27,947,00095,10829487,52954,94018,308991312,011
2005Philippines85,000,000146,613580143,81116,71919,9163,393453,898
2005Pohnpei39,7218049778410111400
2005Poland38,175,000128,519297127,72903,6815,2181,799224,400
2005Portugal10,055,95248,16520947,622-11,1292,27665194,588
2005Puerto Rico3,937,31624,60016024,351-26282,04532359,094
2005Réunion766,2142,6252922,551-177133345,591
2005Rodrigues35,5463991135623167
2005Romania21,733,55638,42356638,045-11,0642,46456279,370
2005Rota2,899932281402143
2005Russia145,200,000142,4391,019136,72638,46616,3631,438267,434
2005Rwanda8,162,71513,34161212,31881,0202,03627444,655
2005Saba1,600626765001022
2005St. Eustatius2,9001816113-1301147
2005St. Helena4,04713430127-2313270
2005St. Kitts31,80018317416743153487
2005St. Lucia162,15769723367221270101,766
2005St. Maarten40,000317126287416394958
2005St. Pierre and Miquelon7,0121353912-2501115
2005Saint Vincent 102,25331332730206317898
2005Saipan71,40017441016447262697
2005Samoa177,2874274153844184981,431
2005San Marino28,88018415718111142297
2005São Tomé and Príncipe187,4104324344208346991,687
2005Senegal11,126,8321,00111,116983237131252,538
2005Serbia & Montenegro8,129,3953,9982,0333,9300110385578,359
2005Seychelles81,75525332324049244700
2005Sierra Leone6,017,6431,4504,1501,348760109357,107
2005Slovakia5,386,69911,78545711,645-223823816120,727
2005Slovenia1,998,0791,9011,0511,884241148293,031
2005Solomon Islands471,2661,8902491,792-3107249427,411
2005South Africa44,344,13677,95456974,42724,4746,6251,521178,976
2005Spain43,975,400104,17042299,63411,6977,7451,377176,669
2005Sri Lanka19,300,0004,0194,8023,78752342857910,310
2005Sudan30,765,0001,35322,7381,267570210505,927
2005Suriname438,0262,0452141,9880110146406,871
2005Swaziland1,126,3502,3354822,2044123195646,456
2005Sweden9,024,18622,56140021,980-13371,41232235,567
2005Switzerland7,415,10217,95841317,036031956928329,989
2005Tahiti245,5161,7821581,76026483255,614
2005Taiwan22,562,6635,5664,0545,42973151,1157813,080
2005Tajikistan6,540,00052212,529469114510651,255
2005Tanzania37,267,55013,6972,72112,71059511,58938653,437
2005Thailand65,450,0002,31828,2362,207495309655,490
2005Tinian2,74018152161405154
2005Togo5,126,00013,66437513,106278092322151,360
2005Tonga112,422229491197931245556
2005Trinidad & Tobago1,300,0008,2021588,073025176910421,286
2005Turkey67,803,9271,76538,4161,730271131283,287
2005Turks and Caicos20,556137150126118133366
2005Tuvalu9,40362152455111109
2005Uganda26,800,0004,0516,6163,78183984539113,281
2005Ukraine47,026,773137,210343129,68725,62412,0051,434264,514
2005United States291,737,1291,035,802282995,071028,38494,04912,2612,257,453
2005Uruguay3,163,70010,95028910,825037747615624,508
2005Vanuatu217,00035161831910153151,943
2005Venezuela25,375,28198,78525795,10714,86411,6881,297330,340
2005Virgin Islands, British20,647184112176-215243634
2005Virgin Islands, U.S.109,343619177595-2228491,972
2005Wallis & Futuna Islands15,3019416385231341366
2005Yap11,2412545023-8091158
2005Zambia11,441,461127,15190119,81017,2429,4102,152569,891
2005Zimbabwe11,984,10832,03837430,11912,2392,84788876,512
200529 Other Lands11,91611,1009.25591,70921623,209
2005Grand Total6,613,8296,390,0161.3247,631623,30898,26916,383,333