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    Diversity and Demographics

    Annual Growth (Updated 10/31/2019)

     YearActive ClergyFormer Clergy
    2011   1883
    201242183
    20133797
    20142978
    20152978
    20162153
    20171665
    20183159
    20193359
    CURRENT TOTAL256756

    Gender Composition (Updated 10/31/2019)

    ParticipantsPercentage (%)
    Male87386.3%
    Female13613.4%
    Unreported30.3%
    Total1012100%

    Countries of Residence (Updated 10/31/19)

    • Australia – 16
    • Belgium – 1
    • Belize – 1
    • Brazil – 3
    • Canada – 67
    • China – 3
    • Colombia – 1
    • Croatia – 1
    • Dominican Republic – 1
    • Egypt – 2
    • Finland – 1
    • Germany – 7
    • India – 2
    • Ireland – 5
    • Israel – 2
    • Japan – 1
    • Lithuania – 1
    • Mexico – 1
    • Namibia – 1
    • Netherlands -3
    • New Zealand -2
    • Nigeria – 4
    • Northern Ireland – 1
    • Norway – 2
    • Panama – 1
    • Paraguay – 1
    • Philippines – 3
    • Poland – 1
    • Portugal – 2
    • Romania -1
    • Russia – 2
    • Rwanda – 1

    • South Africa – 10
    • South Korea – 1
    • Southeast Asia – 1
    • Spain – 4
    • Sweden – 2
    • Switzerland – 1
    • Tanzania – 1
    • Thailand – 3
    • Turkey – 1
    • Uganda – 1
    • Ukraine – 1
    • United Kingdom – 20
    • United States – 731
    • Vietnam – 1
    • Wales – 1

    U.S. Residency (Updated 10/31/19)

    • Alabama – 16
    • Alaska – 2
    • Arizona – 14
    • Arkansas – 12
    • California – 86
    • Colorado – 24
    • Connecticut – 6
    • Delaware – 3
    • Florida – 40
    • Georgia – 12
    • Hawaii – 3
    • Idaho – 1
    • Illinois – 32
    • Indiana – 10
    • Iowa – 6
    • Kansas – 9

    • Kentucky – 12
    • Louisiana – 10
    • Maine – 5
    • Maryland – 10
    • Massachusetts – 9
    • Michigan – 18
    • Minnesota – 12
    • Mississippi – 0
    • Missouri – 18
    • Montana – 2
    • Nebraska – 3
    • Nevada – 2
    • New Hampshire – 4
    • New Jersey – 8
    • New Mexico – 5
    • New York – 27
    • North Carolina – 33

    • Ohio – 28
    • Oklahoma – 7
    • Oregon – 14
    • Pennsylvania – 22
    • Puerto Rico – 3
    • Rhode Island – 2
    • South Carolina – 11
    • South Dakota – 1
    • Tennessee – 32
    • Texas – 50
    • Utah – 5
    • Vermont – 3
    • Virginia – 18
    • Washington – 23
    • West Virginia – 1
    • Wisconsin – 14
    • UNDEFINED – 14

    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.