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    Diversity and Demographics

    Gender Composition (Updated 02/28/2019)

    Annual Growth (Updated 01/30/2019)

     YearActive ClergyFormer Clergy
    2011   1883
    201244183
    20133998
    20143177
    20152980
    20162351
    20171764
    20183654
    20191518
    ParticipantsPercentage (%)
    Male82786.8%
    Female13113.2%
    Total958100%

    Countries of Residence (Updated 06/01/18)

    • Australia – 14
    • Belgium – 1
    • Belize – 1
    • Brazil – 4
    • Canada – 61
    • China – 3
    • Colombia – 1
    • Croatia – 1
    • Dominican Republic – 1
    • Ecuador – 1
    • Finland – 1
    • Germany – 5
    • India – 2
    • Ireland – 2
    • Israel – 2
    • Latvia – 1
    • Jamaica – 1
    • Japan – 1
    • Lithuania – 1
    • Mexico – 1
    • Namibia – 1
    • Nigeria – 3
    • New Zealand -2
    • Netherlands -3
    • Norway – 2
    • Panama – 1
    • Paraguay – 1
    • Philippines – 3
    • Poland – 1
    • Portugal – 2

    • Romania – 1
    • Russia – 2
    • Rwanda – 1
    • South Africa – 10
    • Spain – 4
    • South Korea – 1
    • Sweden – 2
    • Switzerland – 1
    • Thailand – 3
    • Turkey – 1
    • Ukraine – 1
    • United Kingdom -24
    • United States – 688
    • Vietnam – 1

    U.S. Residency (Updated 06/01/18)

    • Alabama – 14
    • Alaska – 4
    • Arizona – 16
    • Arkansas – 13
    • California – 85
    • Colorado – 21
    • Connecticut – 5
    • Delaware – 1
    • District of Colombia – 1
    • Florida – 43
    • Georgia – 12
    • Hawaii – 2
    • Idaho – 1
    • Illinois – 30
    • Indiana – 8
    • Iowa – 6
    • Kansas – 7

    • Kentucky – 11
    • Louisiana – 7
    • Maine – 5
    • Maryland – 7
    • Massachusetts – 8
    • Michigan – 17
    • Minnesota – 10
    • Mississippi – 9
    • Missouri – 18
    • Montana – 2
    • Nebraska – 4
    • Nevada – 1
    • New Hampshire – 4
    • New Jersey – 6
    • New Mexico – 5
    • New York – 23
    • North Carolina – 34

    • Ohio – 25
    • Oklahoma – 7
    • Oregon – 13
    • Pennsylvania – 22
    • Puerto Rico – 2
    • Rhode Island – 2
    • South Carolina – 10
    • South Dakota – 1
    • Tennessee – 29
    • Texas – 43
    • Utah – 4
    • Vermont – 3
    • Virginia – 17
    • Washington – 19
    • West Virginia – 1
    • Wisconsin – 14
    • UNDEFINED – 113

    We've reached 1,000 participants!

    The Clergy Project has just reached a milestone of 1,000 verified non-believing clergy (current and former) participating!

    To read more, please check out this article on the Rational Doubt blog.