Jehovah’s Witnesses 2017 Grand Totals PDF Print E-mail
  • Branches of Jehovah’s Witnesses: 90

  • Number of Lands Reporting: 240

  • Total Congregations: 120,053

  • Worldwide Memorial Attendance: 20,175,477

  • Memorial Partakers Worldwide: 18,564

  • Peak of Publishers *: 8,457,107

  • Average Publishers Preaching Each Month: 8,248,982

  • Percentage of Increase Over 2016: 1.4

  • Total Number Baptized *: 284,212

  • Average Pioneer * Publishers Each Month: 1,249,946

  • Average Auxiliary Pioneer Publishers Each Month: 439,571

  • Total Hours Spent in Field: 2,046,000,202

  • Average Bible Studies * Each Month: 10,071,524

During the 2017 service year, * Jehovah’s Witnesses spent over $202 million in caring for special pioneers, missionaries, and circuit overseers in their field service assignments. Worldwide, a total of 19,730 ordained ministers staff the branch facilities. All are members of the Worldwide Order of Special Full-Time Servants of Jehovah’s Witnesses.