The New Evangelization - Asia


CHURCH STATISTICS
as of 31 December 1997

Patriarchates – 8
Archdioceses – 113
Dioceses – 310
Prelatures – 6
Exarchates/Ords. – 2
Military Ordinariates – 3
Vicariates Apostolic – 18
Prefectures – 5
Apostolic Administrations – 3
Independent Missions – 5
Cardinals – 15
Patriarchs – 6
Archbishops – 150
Bishops – 450
Priests – 40,441
     Diocesan - 22,341
     Religious - 16,652
Perm. Deacons – 129
Brothers – 7,274
Sisters – 127,969
Maj. Seminarians – 25,842
Lay Missionaries – 1,520
Catechists – 188,985
Parishes – 19,395
Kindergartens – 9,700
     Students – 1,373,087
Elem./Primary Schools – 13,622
     Students – 4,866,292
Secondary Schools – 7,931
     Students – 4,199,371
Students in Higher Insts. – 725,905
Baptisms – 2,756,252
Marriages – 521,788
Catholic Population – 105,294,000

 

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