1987
Membership Increases 19.5 Percent in 5 Years
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“Membership Increases 19.5 Percent in 5 Years,” Ensign, June 1987, 76

Membership Increases 19.5 Percent in 5 Years

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to grow at an ever-increasing pace. At the end of April 1986, worldwide membership passed the six million mark. In the five-year period ending December 1986, the number of members rose from 5,162,619 to 6,170,000, an increase of 19.5 percent.

Year

Number of Members

1982

5,162,619

1983

5,351,724

1984

5,641,054

1985

5,920,629

1986

6,170,000