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Statistics

Church Units

Stakes and districts of the Church are established throughout the world. Included below are lists of units created or reorganized in the past 3 months.

Church Units and Temples by Region

Region Temples Missions Stakes Districts Wards Branches
World 170 406 3,097 552 22,032 7,370
United States 81 120 1,528 9 12,041 1,936
Utah 17 9 573 1 4,619 331
Outside U.S. 89 286 1,569 543 9,991 5,434


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Recent Church Unit Activity

Unit* Event Date
Ho Ghana District created.
Accra Ghana Temple District
September 14, 2014
St Denis Reunion District renamed the St Denis Reunion-Mauritius District.
Johannesburg South Africa Temple District
September 14, 2014
Escalante Philippines District reorganized as the Escalante Philippines Stake.
Cebu City Philippines Temple District
September 14, 2014
Lubbock Texas North Stake created.
Lubbock Texas Temple District
September 14, 2014
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania West Stake created.
Columbus Ohio Temple District
September 7, 2014
Coquimbo Chile District reorganized as the Coquimbo Chile Stake.
Santiago Chile Temple District
August 31, 2014
Ipatinga Brazil District reorganized as the Ipatinga Brazil Stake.
Campinas Brazil Temple District
August 31, 2014
Makelekele Republic of Congo Stake created.
Johannesburg South Africa Temple District
August 31, 2014
Draper Utah Suncrest Stake created.
Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple District
August 17, 2014
Boynton Beach Florida Stake created.
Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple District
August 17, 2014
Pompano Beach Florida Stake renamed the Coral Springs Florida Stake.
Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple District
August 17, 2014
* Districts are in italics.
** Official name not yet confirmed.


Recent Church Congregation Activity

Congregation* Date Posted
Bangued Branch renamed the Bangued 1st Branch.
Bangued Philippines District
September 19 at 4:10 pm
Bangued 2nd Branch created.
Bangued Philippines District
September 19 at 4:10 pm
Ho 1st Branch transferred from the Kpong Ghana District.
Ho Ghana District
September 19 at 4:10 pm
Ho 2nd Branch transferred from the Kpong Ghana District.
Ho Ghana District
September 19 at 4:10 pm
Tayum Branch created.
Bangued Philippines District
September 19 at 4:10 pm
Tsito Branch transferred from the Kpong Ghana District.
Ho Ghana District
September 19 at 4:10 pm
Riacho Branch reorganized as the Riacho Ward.
Contagem Brazil Stake
September 19 at 11:54 am
El Colmenar Branch reorganized as the El Colmenar Ward.
Tucumán Argentina Stake
September 19 at 11:54 am
Ilinge Branch reorganized as the Ilinge Ward.
East London South Africa Stake
September 19 at 11:54 am
Nova Aurora Ward created.
Curitiba Brazil Jardim do Sol Stake
September 19 at 11:54 am
Mezcala Branch discontinued.
Chapala México District
September 19 at 8:41 am
San Diego 10th Ward discontinued.
San Diego California North Stake
September 19 at 8:41 am
Makana Branch discontinued.
Gerehu Papua New Guinea District
September 19 at 8:41 am
Lo de Bran Branch reorganized as the Lo de Bran Ward.
Guatemala City Milagro Stake
September 18 at 11:21 am
Botswana/Namibia Mission Branch created.
Botswana/Namibia Mission
September 18 at 11:21 am
Perth Amboy Branch (Spanish) reorganized as the Perth Amboy Ward (Spanish).
Scotch Plains New Jersey Stake
September 18 at 8:43 am
Villa Serra Ward discontinued.
Bahía Blanca Argentina Stake
September 18 at 8:42 am
Kpone Branch reorganized as the Kpone Ward.
Tema Ghana Stake
September 17 at 4:52 pm
Arjona Branch reorganized as the Arjona Ward.
Cartagena Colombia Los Alpes Stake
September 17 at 3:20 pm
Congresso Branch reorganized as the Congresso Ward.
São Filipe Cape Verde Stake
September 17 at 3:20 pm
Dawenyha Branch created.
Tema Ghana Stake
September 17 at 3:20 pm
Montecarlos Branch created.
Choluteca Honduras Stake
September 17 at 3:20 pm
Kwa Nobuhle 3rd Ward created.
Port Elizabeth South Africa Stake
September 17 at 9:02 am
Phoenix Branch transferred from the Madagascar Antananarivo Mission.
St Denis Reunion-Mauritius District
September 17 at 9:02 am
Rose Hill Branch transferred from the Madagascar Antananarivo Mission.
St Denis Reunion-Mauritius District
September 17 at 9:02 am
Morgan YSA Ward discontinued.
Syracuse Utah Lake View YSA Stake
September 17 at 9:00 am
Uquo Branch created.
Eket Nigeria Stake
September 16 at 4:40 pm
Nyandeyama Branch created.
Kenema Sierra Leone District
September 16 at 2:30 pm
Tamaki 3rd Ward (Samoan) created.
Auckland New Zealand Tamaki Stake
September 16 at 11:59 am
Bloomington Ward renamed the Bloomington 1st Ward.
Peoria Illinois Stake
September 16 at 9:47 am
Mesepa 3rd Ward created.
Pago Pago Samoa Central Stake
September 16 at 9:47 am
Gardiner Ward discontinued.
Augusta Maine Stake
September 16 at 9:46 am
Provo YSA 110th Ward discontinued.
Provo Utah YSA 8th Stake
September 16 at 9:45 am
Kandahar Military Branch discontinued.
Kabul Afghanistan Military District
September 16 at 9:44 am
Augusta Ward renamed the Farmingdale Ward.
Augusta Maine Stake
September 15 at 5:00 pm
Bellefonte Ward created.
Altoona Pennsylvania Stake
September 15 at 3:24 pm
Bloomington 2nd Ward created.
Peoria Illinois Stake
September 15 at 3:24 pm
Lynden Branch reorganized as the Lynden Ward.
Bellingham Washington Stake
September 15 at 3:24 pm
North Field 8th Ward renamed the North Field 1st Ward.
Pleasant Grove Utah North Field Stake
September 15 at 3:24 pm
North Field 14th Ward renamed the North Field 2nd Ward.
Pleasant Grove Utah North Field Stake
September 15 at 3:24 pm
Oquirrh Point 7th Ward created.
West Jordan Utah Oquirrh Point Stake
September 15 at 3:24 pm
* Branches are in italics.


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