Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Church Statistics’

1.6 million more Filipino Catholics

Thursday, April 21st, 2022
Filipinos baptised in 2020

The Catholic Church in the Philippines registered more than 1.6 million baptisms in 2020, the highest number in the world. The figures come from the 2022 edition of the Annuario Pontificio (Pontifical Yearbook) and the 2020 Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae (Statistical Yearbook of the Church), compiled by the Vatican’s Central Office of Church Statistics. The yearbook Read more

Catholics biggest denomination but not fastest-growing

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

According to the last census, Catholics are now the largest Christian denomination in New Zealand. But they are not the fastest- growing. “Here’s the interesting thing,” writes Narelle Henson, “a group called simply “Protestants” by Statistics New Zealand grew by 26.4 percent from the previous census in 2006.” A group called “Evangelical, Born Again and Fundamental” Read more

2015 Catholic Church statistics

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

The latest edition of the ‘Church’s Book of Statistics’ was released to coincide with World Mission Sunday. The book details members of the Church, church structures, healthcare, welfare and education. World population To 31 December 2013 the world population was 7,093,798,000 with an increase of 70,421,000 compared with the previous year. Population growth was registered Read more