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 Church Membership Growth, by millions


 

                             Year         Church Membership          Time between milestones

                          Apr 1830                   6                     --

                              1897             250,000                  67 years

                              1919             500,000                  22 years

                              1936             750,000                  17 years

                              1947           1,000,000                  11 years (117 yrs to 1st million)

                              1963           2,000,000                  16 years           

                              1971           3,000,000                   8 years   

                              1978           4,000,000                   7 years    

                              1982           5,000,000                   4 years

                          Apr 1986           6,000,000                   4 years

                          Dec 1989           7,000,000                   3 years 08 months

                          Sep 1991           8,000,000                   1 year  09 months

                          Jan 1995           9,000,000                   3 years 04 months

                          Nov 1997          10,000,000                   2 years 10 months

                          Sep 2000          11,000,000                   2 years 10 months    

                          Feb 2004          12,000,000                   3 years 05 months

                          Jun 2007          13,000,000                   3 years 04 months

                          Jul 2010          14,000,000                   3 years 01 month

                          Sep 2013          15,000,000                   3 years 02 months

                          Jul 2017          16,000,000                   3 years 10 months


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