Statistical Report, 1998
    Footnotes

    “Statistical Report, 1998,” Ensign, May 1999, 22

    Statistical Report, 1998

    Brothers and sisters, for the information of the members of the Church, the First Presidency has issued the following statistical report concerning the membership growth and status of the Church as of 31 December 1998. These statistics are based on 1998 reports available prior to this conference.

    Church Units

    Stakes

    2,505

    Districts

    631

    Missions

    331

    Wards and Branches

    25,551

    Church Membership

    Total membership

    10,354,241

    Increase in children of record during 1998

    76,829

    Converts baptized during 1998

    299,134

    Missionaries

    Full-time missionaries

    57,853

    Temples

    Temples dedicated during 1998

    (Monticello Utah and Preston England Temples)

    2

    Temples in operation

    53

    Prominent Members Who Have Passed Away since Last April

    Elder Dallas N. Archibald of the First Quorum of the Seventy; Sister June Dixon Oaks, wife of Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Ferne Gardner Hunter, widow of Elder Milton R. Hunter, former member of the First Council of the Seventy; Sister Norma Creer Harbertson, wife of Elder Robert B. Harbertson, former member of the Seventy; Sister Margaret Romney Jackson Judd, former counselor in the Young Women general presidency; Leonard James Arrington, former Church historian; Glenn E. Nielson, former member of the Church Finance Committee.