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    • The Clergy Project
    • The Clergy Project

    Diversity and Demographics

    Annual Growth

    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 55

    Gender 

    Male: 725 (86.0%)
    Female: 115 (14.0%)
    Total Participants: 840 

    Countries of Residence 

    • Australia – 12
    • Belgium – 1
    • Belize – 1
    • Brazil – 2
    • Canada – 52
    • China – 3
    • Colombia – 1
    • Croatia – 1
    • Dominican Republic – 1
    • Ecuador – 1
    • Finland – 1
    • Germany – 2
    • India – 2 
    • 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 – 7
    • Spain – 3
    • South Korea – 1
    • Sweden – 2
    • Switzerland – 1
    • Thailand – 3
    • Turkey – 1
    • Ukraine – 1
    • United Kingdom -23
    • United States – 597
    • Vietnam – 1

    U.S. Residency 

    • Alabama – 11
    • Alaska – 4
    • Arizona – 12
    • Arkansas – 10
    • California – 73
    • Colorado – 17
    • Connecticut – 4
    • Delaware – 1
    • District of Colombia – 1
    • Florida – 34
    • Georgia – 7
    • Hawaii – 3
    • Idaho – 1
    • Illinois – 24
    • Indiana – 8
    • Iowa – 6
    • Kansas – 7
    • Kentucky – 10
    • Louisiana – 6
    • Maine – 6
    • Maryland – 5
    • Massachusetts – 7
    • Michigan – 12
    • Minnesota – 10
    • Mississippi – 8 
    • Missouri – 12
    • Montana – 1
    • Nebraska – 4
    • Nevada – 1
    • New Hampshire – 4
    • New Jersey – 6
    • New Mexico – 4
    • New York – 19
    • North Carolina – 31
    • Ohio – 19
    • Oklahoma – 6
    • Oregon – 11
    • Pennsylvania – 18
    • Puerto Rico – 1
    • Rhode Island – 1
    • South Carolina – 7
    • South Dakota – 1
    • Tennessee – 27
    • Texas – 36
    • Utah – 3
    • Vermont – 2
    • Virginia – 19
    • Washington – 15
    • West Virginia – 1
    • Wisconsin – 12

    Updated November 2017