1988
Membership Up 20.3 Percent in Five Years

“Membership Up 20.3 Percent in Five Years,” Ensign, May 1988, 92

Membership Up 20.3 Percent in Five Years

Membership of the Church continues to grow at an ever-increasing pace. In the five-year period ending December 1987, the number of members rose from 5,351,724 to 6,440,000—an increase of 1,088,276 members, or 20.3 percent.

Year

Number of Members

1983

5,351,724

1984

5,641,054

1985

5,920,629

1986

6,170,000

1987

6,440,000