SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of 31 December 2006:

Church Units

Number of Stakes 2,745
Missions 344
Districts 630
Wards and Branches 27,475

Church Membership

Total Church membership 12,868,606
Increase in children of record during 2006 94,006
Converts baptized during 2006 272,845


Number of full-time missionaries 53,164


Temples dedicated during 2006
(Sacramento California, Helsinki Finland)
Temples rededicated during 2006
(Santiago Chile, Papeete Tahiti)
Total number of temples currently in operation 124