2016 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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2016 Service Year Report

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YearCountry or TerritoryPopulationPeak PublishersRatio, 1 Publisher toAverage Publishers% IncreaseBaptismsAverage Pioneer PublishersCongregationsMemorial Attendance
2016Albania3,204,0005,5745755,48722701,2688911,562
2016American Samoa54,194210258202-711343708
2016Andorra72,040174414164-40203354
2016Angola25,789,024128,057201121,30699,54915,1651,725564,070
2016Anguilla14,7607021161-2162313
2016Antigua92,7404891904630154871,364
2016Argentina43,416,755150,052289148,06204,19920,5102,012309,964
2016Armenia2,998,60011,17826810,99904332,17613323,512
2016Aruba104,2631,058991,01975174142,840
2016Australia24,224,40167,41835966,68901,2355,667793116,596
2016Austria8,699,73021,56140321,35314801,54929935,731
2016Azerbaijan9,826,3971,4066,9891,357469347132,911
2016Azores245,76674233172701586151,663
2016Bahamas392,7181,8002181,652156216274,739
2016Bangladesh160,995,642282570,90727112101206969
2016Barbados285,0002,5421122,513041203306,012
2016Belarus9,496,0005,9031,6095,85401581,2397810,231
2016Belgium11,267,91025,43744324,81814851,67935442,991
2016Belize367,5002,7021362,555291484628,734
2016Benin11,241,70612,75988112,01234561,62219242,162
2016Bermuda61,662498124444-112945945
2016Bolivia10,725,00026,08141125,45731,1405,09333275,027
2016Bonaire18,000148122135140112358
2016Bosnia and Herzegovina3,810,0001,1603,2841,146-224185161,883
2016Botswana2,262,0002,1811,0372,1090102266446,438
2016Brazil206,482,887829,743249808,710332,97891,98311,9111,799,512
2016Britain65,111,143138,261471134,51702,30913,2401,613226,750
2016Bulgaria7,186,8932,4082,9852,376460661555,454
2016Burkina Faso18,759,0391,77610,5631,653045277445,349
2016Burundi9,396,00013,59569112,95738642,01627051,587
2016Cambodia15,577,8991,02115,2579861026558142,790
2016Cameroon24,071,64741,72157738,37311,4264,44239997,036
2016Canada36,401,079115,006317113,95401,67812,1661,409184,604
2016Cape Verde527,8772,2062392,141292407337,647
2016Cayman Islands60,764253240237910233645
2016Central African Republic4,900,0002,5471,9242,525-11393125317,337
2016Chad14,037,00076918,25470533869184,659
2016Chile18,191,88476,91523775,62212,09011,814979174,925
2016Chuuk48,6518259343163122232
2016Colombia49,953,000171,146292167,96028,16824,2332,572500,548
2016Congo, Dem. Republic of79,722,624215,449370214,7362215,29521,6163,7461,199,216
2016Congo, Republic of4,740,9926,5767216,31444004947822,598
2016Cook Islands14,97419577188-32223450
2016Costa Rica4,861,30030,59315929,97317543,40543770,324
2016Côte d’Ivoire23,842,31111,1332,14210,62035111,62431776,526
2016Croatia4,240,0005,3357955,264-255473648,434
2016Cuba11,412,91895,84311995,44302,9489,6751,555223,336
2016Curaçao158,6352,063772,025265194265,488
2016Cyprus885,6002,5843432,563176424414,873
2016Czech Republic10,564,86615,59467715,49002611,14022226,656
2016Denmark5,669,00014,71938514,622022695317921,779
2016Dominica73,000437167421-4372101,646
2016Dominican Republic10,606,86537,70428136,94901,3977,239583120,779
2016Ecuador16,528,73090,11018388,63643,70814,7451,036274,593
2016El Salvador6,148,00041,08415039,85117915,41568492,606
2016Equatorial Guinea875,6091,8504731,7144115212167,353
2016Estonia1,315,9444,0653244,031-158504556,464
2016Ethiopia99,391,00010,2779,67110,11614522,35222025,150
2016Falkland Islands2,9121224311000119
2016Faroe Islands48,000134358129150354203
2016Fiji897,5373,0982902,881-3204937911,821
2016Finland5,487,30818,47729718,397-12532,03330026,061
2016France64,500,000128,759501127,08712,66914,4821,714223,556
2016French Guiana244,1182,515972,4724124386499,975
2016Gabon1,772,6824,0904333,99611775434212,478
2016Gambia2,056,3522627,849220-413364639
2016Georgia3,720,40018,61920018,21605013,21623132,216
2016 Germany82,175,684165,624496164,24303,22412,7212,159274,379
2016Ghana28,188,439133,607211128,25836,06914,0091,941354,966
2016Gibraltar32,259134241124-22212185
2016Greece10,787,69028,71537628,53706514,08638947,027
2016Greenland56,000169331161118315317
2016Grenada107,327565190542-61269101,524
2016Guadeloupe409,0558,208508,046026866412019,475
2016Guam159,358736217705-52512291,858
2016Guatemala16,700,40039,97641838,82225175,85789398,074
2016Guinea12,947,12285715,107810644120203,554
2016Guinea-Bissau1,890,11116311,59614969373702
2016Guyana767,0853,1002473,01631054424812,456
2016Haiti9,993,00020,55448619,75411,0552,83328086,256
2016Honduras8,199,00023,56534822,90814744,24444267,271
2016Hong Kong7,346,7005,5631,3215,429-11711,027599,508
2016Hungary9,821,00022,23144222,035-24901,91729739,543
2016Iceland329,00039882736804526675
2016India330,713,00044,86129,66343,91052,6186,869624124,547
2016Indonesia258,316,05126,7419,66025,96721,0383,66247756,404
2016Ireland4,713,9936,5857166,40726593511912,077
2016Israel8,751,2001,6045,4561,564455241273,430
2016Italy60,665,551251,092242250,24904,91533,7332,976438,412
2016Jamaica2,803,36211,71423911,539-23011,48018733,968
2016Japan126,573,481214,173591213,81802,15664,8643,059300,963
2016Kazakhstan17,670,57917,72599717,52105263,61725632,067
2016Kenya47,528,48026,8861,76826,58206593,52463267,173
2016Kiribati114,405146784134-18334349
2016Korea, Republic of50,504,00099,96250599,72401,89340,0691,331135,398
2016Kosovo2,350,0002579,14424757987548
2016Kosrae6,61628236200051107
2016Kyrgyzstan6,019,5005,1781,1635,12412091,0966910,833
2016Latvia1,939,0502,2908472,249-146349363,519
2016Lebanon6,023,3723,6841,6353,641-168192576,458
2016Lesotho2,135,0004,0195313,95832544518911,062
2016Liberia4,615,2227,1376476,332434171213345,809
2016Liechtenstein37,62389423850221141
2016Lithuania2,862,7863,0799303,042-261458464,991
2016Luxembourg583,1892,1082772,082215144323,996
2016Macao652,5003291,983289-216785717
2016Macedonia2,078,4531,3101,5871,289038190242,856
2016Madagascar24,915,82233,52974331,84531,9665,490718138,470
2016Madeira256,4241,1382251,116-321101171,812
2016Malawi17,885,80689,29920088,810107,0727,1381,520291,106
2016Malaysia30,700,0005,0556,0734,93632311,29811313,330
2016Mali18,145,96732256,3542933125271,118
2016Malta419,0007475616944208681,210
2016Marshall Islands69,747211331176-46314870
2016Martinique396,9094,794834,74401525776610,662
2016Mauritius1,277,4591,8696831,832362197254,414
2016Mayotte236,5071621,46015662433388
2016Mexico128,766,500859,541150829,793117,190134,37013,2372,262,646
2016Moldova4,069,00019,80020619,653-15622,23224237,091
2016Mongolia2,959,1344736,25644832118991,297
2016Montenegro631,4902642,392258-43556541
2016Montserrat5,154212452050101124
2016Mozambique28,947,07356,19251554,45531,3905,0191,175223,543
2016Myanmar54,479,1614,21112,9374,139197612768,847
2016Namibia2,459,0002,4481,0042,3103128261448,239
2016Nauru10,263195401536011130
2016Nepal28,441,0002,36712,0162,3225112802367,261
2016Netherlands17,054,56329,83957229,49005621,78436251,404
2016Nevis12,000741626516031243
2016New Caledonia275,2022,3331182,2524100199337,198
2016New Zealand4,718,12614,24233113,89503111,24918626,527
2016Nicaragua6,155,70028,64221527,65127894,13948588,308
2016Niger20,860,54829271,44027419407957
2016Nigeria182,202,000370,336492342,122112,20437,7466,430774,874
2016Niue1,190245023-403170
2016Norfolk Island1,796629962000116
2016Norway5,211,00011,66444711,535123398016818,165
2016Pakistan192,826,5021,034186,486975245105194,392
2016Palau21,1087926775-60152220
2016 Palestinian Territories4,810,0007861,6677330102190
2016Panama3,995,50017,19323216,52924012,78131750,177
2016Papua New Guinea7,708,5774,5861,6814,112518648510935,593
2016Paraguay6,750,72110,2076619,98233891,68322723,452
2016Peru31,826,018127,855249121,99114,83827,7711,448358,596
2016Philippines100,981,437209,131483202,43118,90041,1823,315584,685
2016Pohnpei35,981754807014211235
2016Poland38,437,239119,932320118,947-21,7407,7201,305190,613
2016Portugal9,839,14048,99920148,48401,0164,39464788,538
2016Puerto Rico3,680,77225,57914425,269-16513,62832353,241
2016Réunion861,9843,1602733,087485371386,565
2016Rodrigues41,6695083343-10251105
2016Romania21,136,00040,39852340,151-17983,80954779,150
2016Rota2,477112259014125
2016Russia146,074,524171,828850170,415-14,00229,6652,315293,933
2016Rwanda11,533,44627,75941526,22951,8704,85659885,493
2016Saba1,800121509-2503043
2016St. Barthélemy9,5033031727406191
2016St. Eustatius4,02029139251403193
2016St. Helena4,00012133116-2303269
2016St. Kitts44,183211209200-12294685
2016St. Lucia186,383778240739217105112,208
2016St. Maarten39,540339117325-4113151,247
2016St. Martin36,457322113297-552651,078
2016St. Pierre and Miquelon6,2861444913-705119
2016St. Vincent & the Grenadines109,645345318328-224581,105
2016Saipan48,20021122820038373511
2016Samoa194,899548356510-22784122,272
2016San Marino33,121195170193-40272313
2016São Tomé and Príncipe195,364810241778329143113,277
2016Senegal15,604,4071,26312,3551,205345156252,859
2016Serbia8,118,1463,8942,0853,855080618638,381
2016Seychelles92,430337274324-36474893
2016Sierra Leone6,592,1022,2142,9772,07121252493910,079
2016Slovakia5,427,91711,44147411,321022391514021,547
2016Slovenia2,068,0001,9051,0861,889-134233302,977
2016Solomon Islands596,1092,0392921,9351782675210,044
2016South Africa54,490,000102,60653199,24936,00012,1602,105273,686
2016South Sudan12,822,8401,23210,4081,179-35173355,042
2016Spain46,025,318112,455409110,39312,19914,7101,502190,976
2016Sri Lanka20,810,8165,9693,4865,915225180910815,790
2016Sudan41,394,02462466,33762452780162,485
2016Suriname540,0002,9821812,91921073075510,040
2016Swaziland1,287,0003,2174003,1061164277878,953
2016Sweden9,779,00022,43043622,23802862,20031035,476
2016Switzerland8,327,12619,32743118,83813521,10527532,819
2016Tahiti268,2073,206843,1623155482469,721
2016Taiwan23,510,00010,1262,3229,94142403,32314719,558
2016Tanzania55,538,63516,9893,26916,33513451,86147755,136
2016Thailand68,200,8004,57414,9114,49362211,5531099,986
2016Timor-Leste1,167,2423403,4333181222694919
2016Tinian2,50023109171303147
2016Togo7,544,87920,15737419,55839291,99029366,727
2016Tonga106,326235452197-57273593
2016Trinidad & Tobago1,360,0889,6751419,63512581,19612624,459
2016Turkey79,000,0002,82927,9252,7278108494384,960
2016Turks and Caicos34,904330106316-585661,020
2016Tuvalu9,9437313652-19031214
2016Uganda36,893,4777,2665,0787,09544201,06314723,920
2016Ukraine42,480,549141,846299140,356-13,44019,4441,578242,086
2016United States324,118,7871,231,6092631,198,026028,588168,31814,0402,495,181
2016Uruguay3,423,78711,78629011,63403321,05715724,403
2016Vanuatu270,470717377624123378143,327
2016Venezuela31,028,637147,680210144,00347,24728,9531,849467,611
2016Virgin Islands, British30,659256120245-40304846
2016Virgin Islands, U.S.106,415619172571-31790101,706
2016Wallis & Futuna Islands11,5044326837-16031185
2016Yap11,3762939227-41101145
2016Zambia15,933,883183,58687181,568610,47114,4692,972782,527
2016Zimbabwe15,764,25545,64034544,57433,3395,8741,242116,011
201631 Other Lands41,77540,16712.21,96315,29790782,546
2016Grand Total8,340,8478,132,3581.8264,5351,157,017119,48520,085,142