American Lutheran Church

American Lutheran Church

United States


Full Communicants Average Attendance Other Members Total Inclusive Members Total Churches Membership Calculation Method
1986
1,740,439
0
579,004
2,319,443
4,959
1985
1,751,649
0
580,667
2,332,316
4,940
1984
1,756,558
0
583,388
2,339,946
4,909
1983
1,756,420
0
586,992
2,343,412
4,905
1982
1,758,239
0
588,471
2,346,710
4,897
1981
1,758,452
0
587,755
2,346,207
4,865
1980
1,763,067
0
590,162
2,353,229
4,864
1979
1,768,071
0
594,614
2,362,685
4,849
1978
1,773,179
0
604,056
2,377,235
4,837
1977
1,772,227
0
617,849
2,390,076
4,836
1976
1,768,758
0
633,503
2,402,261
4,814
1975
1,764,810
0
651,000
2,415,810
4,813
1974
1,764,186
0
673,676
2,437,862
4,809
1973
1,770,119
0
695,465
2,465,584
4,822
1972
1,773,416
0
718,939
2,492,355
4,825
1971
1,775,774
0
746,156
2,521,930
4,823
1970
1,755,573
0
787,720
2,543,293
4,822
1969
1,771,999
0
787,589
2,559,588
4,848
1968
1,767,618
0
808,487
2,576,105
4,880
1967
1,750,398
0
825,108
2,575,506
4,902
1966
1,732,488
0
834,093
2,566,581
4,899
1965
0
0
0
2,541,546
4,900
1964
0
0
0
2,587,204
4,862
1963
0
0
0
2,468,407
4,902
1962
0
0
0
2,338,959
4,640
Serving Churches Retired Other Service to the Church Total Clergy
1986
4,720
0
0
7,671
1985
4,679
0
0
7,580
1984
4,626
0
0
7,443
1983
4,595
0
0
7,314
1982
4,537
0
0
7,246
1981
4,490
0
0
7,113
1980
4,475
0
0
7,018
1979
4,416
0
0
6,925
1978
4,334
0
0
6,789
1977
4,292
0
0
6,692
1976
4,250
0
0
6,625
1975
4,189
0
0
6,519
1974
4,143
0
0
6,463
1973
4,123
0
0
6,358
1972
4,071
0
0
6,264
1971
4,039
0
0
6,169
1970
4,046
0
0
6,103
1969
3,995
0
0
6,009
1968
3,982
0
0
5,943
1967
3,951
0
0
5,869
1966
3,910
0
0
5,751
1965
3,879
0
0
5,635
1964
3,832
0
0
5,499
1963
3,784
0
0
5,369
1962
3,548
0
0
4,998
Total Schools Staff Pupils Total Individuals
1986
4,569
0
0
581,938
1985
4,461
0
0
578,305
1984
4,472
0
0
602,741
1983
4,305
0
0
580,484
1982
4,501
0
0
587,164
1981
4,510
0
0
599,399
1980
4,498
0
0
635,064
1979
4,361
0
0
573,045
1978
4,544
0
0
525,660
1977
4,635
0
0
570,491
1976
0
0
0
606,636
1975
4,606
0
0
599,850
1974
4,549
0
0
643,350
1973
4,549
0
0
643,350
1972
4,549
0
0
670,571
1971
4,556
0
0
731,219
1970
4,596
0
0
752,822
1969
4,618
0
0
801,994
1968
4,607
0
0
823,668
1967
4,675
0
0
948,685
1966
5,007
0
0
908,672
1965
5,008
103,819
810,349
914,168
1964
4,999
102,389
804,960
907,349
1963
4,952
100,338
794,987
895,325
1962
4,691
93,360
751,629
844,989
Total Benevolences Total Financials Total Giving Local Expenses Method
1986
$96,147,129
$531,000,000
$435,000,000
1985
$87,152,699
$516,000,000
$429,000,000
1984
$86,601,067
$500,000,000
$414,000,000
1983
$84,633,617
$460,000,000
$376,000,000
1982
$77,010,444
$437,000,000
$360,000,000
1980
$65,235,739
$378,000,000
$313,000,000
1979
$63,903,906
$348,000,000
$284,000,000
1978
$57,145,861
$314,000,000
$256,000,000
1977
$54,085,201
$286,000,000
$232,000,000
1976
$76,478,278
$292,000,000
$216,000,000
1975
$75,666,809
$275,000,000
$199,000,000
1974
$38,921,546
$212,000,000
$173,000,000
1973
$35,211,440
$203,000,000
$168,000,000
1972
$30,133,850
$185,000,000
$155,000,000
1971
$28,321,740
$175,000,000
$146,000,000
1970
$30,750,030
$177,000,000
$146,000,000
1969
$34,394,570
$178,000,000
$144,000,000
1968
$32,862,410
$170,000,000
$137,000,000
1964
$0
$144,000,000
$0
1963
$0
$136,000,000
$0
1962
$0
$115,000,000
$0
1961
$0
$114,000,000
$0
1960
$0
$51,898,875
$0
1959
$0
$50,163,078
$0
1958
$0
$47,216,896
$0