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Which Latin America nations have more Church members?

See Church membership growth in South America, Central America, Mexico and Caribbean over the past 10 years, by country

Among Latin American nations, the largest increase in Church membership during the past 10 years has been in Brazil, increasing from 1.17 million members in 2011 to 1.46 million at the close of 2021, which is the most recent numbers published.

Mexico remains the Latin America nation with the most Church members, at almost 1.5 million. Brazil has the second most, followed by Peru, Chile and Argentina, according to statistics available on Church ofJesusChrist.org.

Latin America nations and territories with at least 2,000 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ranked by percentage increase in Church membership over the past 10 years | Aaron Thorup, for the Church News

Of nations and territories with at least 2,000 Church members, the largest percentage growth over 10 years was in Haiti, a 43% increase, from 17,407 members to 24,911. Second was Belize, from 4,108 to 5,519 members, a 37% increase.

The accompanying map and chart show Latin America nations and territories with at least 2,000 members, ranked by percentage increase over the past 10 years, and listed with the number of members as of Dec. 31, 2021. 

Map of Latin America nations and territories with at least 2,000 Church members, ranked by percentage increase of members from 2011 to 2021. | Aaron Thorup, for the Church News

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