Saturday, June 9, 2012

Global LDS population surpasses Jewish membership

At the end of 2011, Worldwide membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stood at 14,450,000.  This surpasses the worldwide membership of the Jewish religions.

The Jewish religion is 5,772 years old in 2012.  The LDS church is 182 years old.

Tragically in 1940 there were 18 Million adherent to the Jewish faith, there were approximately 12 Million after World War II and the Holocaust and estimated 14 Million today.

In 1940 there were 860,000 LDS worldwide and 14.5 Million today.

Here is a map of the 137 operating LDS temples - There are another 19 under construction or site announced.

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