The Church overall grew from 14.13 million members in 2011 to 16.81 million in 2021, for an 18.92% increase.
The number of members in Africa more than doubled during the 10 years; the Philippines, Central America, Brazil and Pacific Islands had increases of more than 25%.
In raw numbers, the regions with the largest increases in Church membership were the United States, 618,437; Spanish-speaking countries in South America, 455,269; Africa, 403,976; Brazil, 317,498; and the Philippines, 187,269.
- See graphics showing Church growth during 2021
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