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    • The Clergy Project
    • The Clergy Project

    Diversity and Demographics

    Annual Growth (Updated 04/01/18)

    Currently Serving   Former Clergy
    Year     New     Av./Mo    New     Av./Mo   
    2011    19 1.9 84 8.4
    2012 44 3.7 178 14.8
    2013 40 3.3 98 8.2
    2014 33 2.8 76 6.3
    2015 35 2.9 78 6.5
    2016 24 2.0 54 4.5 
    2017 22  1.8   57 4.7

    Gender (Updated 04/01/18)

    Male: 749 (85.8%)
    Female: 125 (14.2%)
    Total Participants: 873 

    Countries of Residence (Updated 04/01/18)

    • Australia – 12
    • Belgium – 1
    • Belize – 1
    • Brazil – 2
    • Canada – 54
    • China – 3
    • Colombia – 1
    • Croatia – 1
    • Dominican Republic – 1
    • Ecuador – 1
    • Finland – 1
    • Germany – 3
    • India – 2 
    • Ireland – 1
    • Israel – 2
    • Jamaica – 1
    • Japan – 1
    • Lithuania – 1
    • Mexico – 1
    • Namibia – 1
    • Nigeria – 1
    • New Zealand – 2
    • Netherlands -3
    • Norway – 2
    • Panama – 1
    • Paraguay – 1
    • Philippines – 2
    • Poland – 1
    • Portugal – 2 
    • Romania – 1
    • Russia – 2
    • South Africa – 10
    • Spain – 3
    • South East Asia – 1
    • South Korea – 1
    • Sweden – 2
    • Switzerland – 1
    • Thailand – 3
    • Turkey – 1
    • Ukraine – 1
    • United Kingdom -24
    • United States – 609
    • Vietnam – 1

    U.S. Residency (Updated 04/01/18)

    • Alabama – 12
    • Alaska – 4
    • Arizona – 13
    • Arkansas – 12
    • California – 80
    • Colorado – 18
    • Connecticut – 4
    • Delaware – 1
    • District of Colombia – 1
    • Florida – 38
    • Georgia – 9
    • Hawaii – 2
    • Idaho – 1
    • Illinois – 27
    • Indiana – 8
    • Iowa – 6
    • Kansas – 7
    • Kentucky – 11
    • Louisiana – 8
    • Maine – 8
    • Maryland – 5
    • Massachusetts – 8
    • Michigan – 13
    • Minnesota – 10
    • Mississippi – 8 
    • Missouri – 13
    • Montana – 1
    • Nebraska – 4
    • Nevada – 1
    • New Hampshire – 4
    • New Jersey – 6
    • New Mexico – 4
    • New York – 19
    • North Carolina – 32
    • Ohio – 21
    • Oklahoma – 6
    • Oregon – 11
    • Pennsylvania – 18
    • Puerto Rico – 2
    • Rhode Island – 1
    • South Carolina -8
    • South Dakota – 1
    • Tennessee – 28
    • Texas – 40
    • Utah – 3
    • Vermont – 2
    • Virginia – 18
    • Washington – 14
    • West Virginia – 1
    • Wisconsin – 12

    Updated February 2018