Usable Statistics

Membership of the Anglican Communion

England 44 Dioceses 26,000.000 Nominal Figure
Nigeria: 100+ Dioceses 17,500,000
Uganda 32 Dioceses 9,600,000 Updated from the office of the Archbishop of Uganda, July 2007
Australia 23 Dioceses 3,998,444
Kenya 28 Dioceses 2,500,000
USA 111 Dioceses 2,400,000 Update 100 dioceses. 800,000 practicing Episcopalians.
South India 21 Dioceses 2,000,000
Southern Africa 23 Dioceses 2,000,000
Sudan 24 Dioceses 2,000,000
Tanzania 17 Dioceses 1,379,366
North India 26 Dioceses 1,250,000
England 44 Dioceses 1,200,000 Realistic figure
Rwanda 9 Dioceses 1,000,000
West Africa 12 Dioceses 1,000,000
Pakistan 8 Dioceses 800,000
West Indies 8 Dioceses 770,000
Canada 29 Dioceses 740,262 Update 641,845 members in 2001 and 227,000 identifiable givers in 1999.
Central Africa 12 Dioceses 600,000
Burundi 5 Dioceses 425,000
Ireland 12 Dioceses 410,000
Congo 6 Dioceses 300,000
Papua New Guinea 5 Dioceses 246,000
Aotearoa/New Zealand
and Polynesia 9 Dioceses 220,659
SE Asia 4 Dioceses 168,079
Melanesia 8 Dioceses 163,884
Philippines 5 Dioceses 118,187
Brazil 7 Dioceses 103,021 Total since foundation of the Province
Brazil current 40,000 Baptised, 25,000 Confirmed, 8000 communicants, 10,000 regular members. Updated from Brazil July 2007
Wales 6 Dioceses 93,721
Indian Ocean 5 Dioceses 90,486
Japan 11 Dioceses 57,273
Scotland 7 Dioceses 53,553
Sri Lanka 1 Dioceses 52,500
Myanmar 6 Dioceses 49,257
Bermuda 1 Diocese 24,800
Hong Kong 3 Dioceses 29,000
Mexico 5 Dioceses 25,000
Southern Cone
Of Latin America 7 Dioceses 22,490
Korea 3 Dioceses 14,558
Central American
Region 5 dioceses 13,409
Bangladesh 2 Dioceses 12,500
Jerusalem and
The Middle East 4 Dioceses 10,000
Lusitanian Church 1 Diocese 5,000
Spanish Reformed
Episcopal Church 1 Diocese 5,000
Cuba 1 Diocese 3,000

Figures are estimates based on a survey by the Anglican Communion Office in 1997, and published in The Essential Guide to the Anglican Communion compiled by James Rosenthal and available from Morehouse Publishing.

The Church of England yearbook for 2006 records the following figures for 2003

Church Electoral Rolls ( effectivelty membership rolls) 1,235,000

Average weekly attendance 1,187,000
Average Sunday attendance 1,017,000
Usual Sunday attendance 901,000