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2017 Yearbook of Jehovah’s Witnesses

2016 Grand Totals

2016 Grand Totals
  • Branches of Jehovah’s Witnesses: 89

  • Number of Lands Reporting: 240

  • Total Congregations: 119,485

  • Worldwide Memorial Attendance: 20,085,142

  • Memorial Partakers Worldwide: 18,013

  • Peak of Publishers in Kingdom Service: 8,340,847

  • Average Publishers Preaching Each Month: 8,132,358

  • Percentage of Increase Over 2015: 1.8

  • Total Number Baptized: 264,535

  • Average Auxiliary Pioneer Publishers Each Month: 459,393

  • Average Pioneer Publishers Each Month: 1,157,017

  • Total Hours Spent in Field: 1,983,763,754

  • Average Bible Studies Each Month: 10,115,264

During the 2016 service year, Jehovah’s Witnesses spent over $213 million in caring for special pioneers, missionaries, and circuit overseers in their field service assignments. Worldwide, a total of 19,818 ordained ministers staff the branch facilities. All are members of the Worldwide Order of Special Full-Time Servants of Jehovah’s Witnesses.