Update: Number of Wards and Branches in the Church
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    “Update: Number of Wards and Branches in the Church,” Ensign, Nov. 1989, 112

    Update: Number of Wards and Branches in the Church

    Since 1984, the number of wards and branches in the Church has increased by 2,095, or 14.5 percent. At the end of 1988, there were 11,196 wards and 5,362 branches, for a combined total of 16,558 wards and branches.

    Years

    Wards

    Branches

    Total Wards and Branches

    1984

    9,723

    4,740

    14,463

    1985

    10,168

    4,837

    15,005

    1986

    10,527

    4,862

    15,389

    1987

    10,907

    5,099

    16,006

    1988

    11,196

    5,362

    16,558