1988
Update

“Update,” Ensign, Dec. 1988, 66

Update

Year

Number of Stakes

1984

1,485

1985

1,543

1986

1,603

1987

1,656

1988

1,698

The Church had 1,698 stakes on 3 October 1988, an increase of 42 over the same date last year. That represents a 2.5-percent increase during the 12-month period and a 14.3-percent increase since 1984.