ELCT Press Release
Date: May 7, 2014
Press release No. 004/05/2014

Church releases latest statistics

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania has released membership statistics for 2013. The statistics revealed by the ELCT Secretary General Mr. Brighton Killewa show that there was an increase of 201,225 members bringing the figure to 6,341,103 compared to 6,139,878 in 2012.

The ELCT membership for the past seven years is as follows:

Year Members Increase Percentage
2013 6,341,103 201,225 3.3%
2012 6,139,878 314,566 5.4%
2011 5,825,312 224,095 5.4%
2010 5,601,217 297,490 5.6%
2009 5,303,727 346,996 7%
2008 4,956,731 324,251 7%
2007 4,632,480

 

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Eric Adolf
Communication Coordinator,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
Box 3033, ARUSHA, Tanzania.
Phone: +255-27-250-8856/7
FAX: +255-27-254-8858
E-mail: Eric Adolf <erickin@elct.or.tz >

For more information contact:

Eric Adolf
Communication Desk Officer, ELCT
E-mail: erickin@elct.or.tz