Branches of Jehovah’s Witnesses: 87
Number of Lands Reporting: 240
Total Congregations: 119,712
Worldwide Memorial Attendance: 20,919,041
Memorial Partakers Worldwide: 20,526
Peak of Publishers *: 8,683,117
Average Publishers Preaching Each Month: 8,471,008
Percentage of Increase Over 2018: 1.3
Total Number Baptized *: 303,866
Average Pioneer * Publishers Each Month: 1,277,738
Average Auxiliary Pioneer Publishers Each Month: 464,980
Total Hours Spent in Field: 2,088,560,437
Average Bible Studies * Each Month: 9,618,182
During the 2019 service year, * Jehovah’s Witnesses spent over $224 million in caring for special pioneers, missionaries, and circuit overseers in their field service assignments. Worldwide, a total of 20,858 ordained ministers staff the branch facilities. All are members of the Worldwide Order of Special Full-Time Servants of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
^ par. 7 A publisher refers to one who actively publishes, or preaches, the good news of God’s Kingdom. (Matthew 24:14) For a complete explanation of how this figure is determined, see the jw.org article “How Many of Jehovah’s Witnesses Are There Worldwide?”
^ par. 11 A pioneer is an exemplary baptized Witness who volunteers to spend a specified number of hours each month in preaching the good news.
^ par. 15 The 2019 service year ran from September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019.