Catholic Statistics

2005-2014

Introduction


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Key Points



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Note:
1. In 1910, nearly two-thirds of all Catholics were to be found in Europe.
Source: http://www.pewforum.org/2013/02/13/the-global-catholic-population/
Note:
1. The European Catholic population (not shown) increased by 2% over the period.

Note:
1. The number of Bishops increased from 4,841 to 5,237 over the period.
2. 97.5% of Permanent Deacons are based in either North America or Europe.
Note:
1. There were 120,616 seminarians in 2011 against 116,939 in 2014.