Update: Number of Melchizedek Priesthood Holders
    Footnotes

    “Update: Number of Melchizedek Priesthood Holders,” Ensign, Nov. 1987, 105

    Update: Number of Melchizedek Priesthood Holders

    Reflecting the steady growth of the Church worldwide, the number of male adult members holding the Melchizedek Priesthood grew from 648,000 at the beginning of 1983 to 745,000 in January 1987—an increase of 15 percent.

    Year

    Melchizedek Priesthood Holders

    1983

    648,000

    1984

    666,000

    1985

    696,000

    1986

    722,000

    1987

    745,000