National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.
U.S. Membership: Trends
The following tables and charts provide trend data on membership, congregations and clergy for National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. available on the ARDA.
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National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. Trend Charts -- Click on a point to see data

(Source: National Council of Churches' Yearbooks)




Change Over Time

  Clergy Congregations Members
1950-2010
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-14,992
(-59.1%)
+751,907
(+16.9%)

National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. Trend Data
(1937-2010)
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Year Clergy Congregations Members
2010
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10,358
5,197,512
2004
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9,000
5,000,000
1992
32,832
33,000
8,200,000
1991
---
30,000
7,800,000
1958
27,500
26,000
5,500,000
1954
30,251
25,603
4,557,416
1953
27,005
24,415
4,526,847
1952
---
25,350
4,467,779
1951
23,601
25,350
4,467,779
1950
24,587
25,350
4,445,605
1946
---
24,460
4,122,315
1944
---
24,460
4,021,618
1942
---
24,575
3,911,612
1940
---
24,575
4,046,840
1937
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24,000
3,796,645
Data Sources

National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. Members:
Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR).


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