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Mission map: See an area-by-area breakdown of the Church’s 411 missions worldwide

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has 411 missions scattered across the globe, from Angola to Zimbabwe

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This global map shows the number of the 411 missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in each area as of September 2022. Also noted are the countries with the most missions in each area.

Aaron Thorup, for the Church News


Mission map: See an area-by-area breakdown of the Church’s 411 missions worldwide

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has 411 missions scattered across the globe, from Angola to Zimbabwe

Missions_around_the_world_2022.jpg

This global map shows the number of the 411 missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in each area as of September 2022. Also noted are the countries with the most missions in each area.

Aaron Thorup, for the Church News

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has 411 missions spread across the world, from North and South America to Europe and Africa and on to Asia and Australia/Oceania.

The Church News has a world map showing an area-by-area breakdown of the 411 missions, and the countries in the various areas.

The map is arranged by general global or geographic areas, not by the 23 area divisions used by the Church.

Missions_around_the_world_2022.jpg

This global map shows the number of the 411 missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in each area as of September 2022. Also noted are the countries with the most missions in each area.

Aaron Thorup, for the Church News

According to the Church’s end-of-year statistics, the 2021 total of full-time teaching missionaries was 54,539, with an additional 36,639 service missionaries. Those numbers are up from the end of the previous, pandemic-period year of 2020 — 51,819 and 30,527, respectively.

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And the Church’s total number of missions worldwide has moved back up to 411 for 2022, after contractions and realignment had resulted in a dip to 399 missions in 2019. The Church had 347 missions in 2012, when the minimum age for full-time missionaries was lowered to 18 for elders and 19 for sisters.

The following year, the Church created 58 new missions to accommodate the surge of new missionaries, bringing the Church total to 405. By 2017, there were 421 missions worldwide, before contractions in and combining of missions dropped the total to under 400.

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