Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Annual Congregational Statistical Report, 2006

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year (YEAR)
TOTAL%
2006) 10905100.0
TOTAL10905100.0
2) Synod (SYNOD)
TOTAL%
30) 2682.5
35) 730.7
40) 7927.3
80) 9238.5
100) 6686.1
115) 7536.9
140) 4744.3
150) 145113.3
180) 116710.7
220) 4654.3
300) 2402.2
315) 9819.0
360) 3072.8
380) 1651.5
400) 8918.2
420) 128711.8
TOTAL10905100.0
3) Synod name (SYNNAME)
4) Presbytery (PRESBY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10905416.752213
5) Presbytery name (PRSBNAME)
6) State (STATE)
7) County (COUNTY)
8) Year organized (OYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109031804.664419
9) Total number of active members (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10905207.897345
10) Church's active membership as of 12/31 of last year (LASTYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10905211.927346
11) Total number of females in the active membership (FEMALES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10905120.851195
12) Profession of faith gains for those 17 years old and younger (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN17)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109052.2217
13) Profession of faith gains for those 18 years old and older (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN18)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109054.39711
14) Total number of profession of faith gains (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PROFGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109056.61816
15) Persons received into membership by certificate of transfer from other churches (CTGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109053.0878
16) Other gains (all other additions to active members' roll, including adjustments) (OTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109051.1257
17) Total number of gains from all sources (TOTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090510.8324
18) Persons dismissed to other churches for whom certificates of transfer were issued. (CTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109052.5587
19) Persons deleted from the rolls due to death (DEATHS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109053.1845
20) All other reductions of the active members' roll (OTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109059.11725
21) Total number of losses from all sources (TOTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090514.8630
22) Number of infant baptisms (children of believers and professions of faith by person aged 17 and under) (BABAPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109052.79611
23) Number of adult baptisms (ADBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) 794772.9
1) 148613.6
2) 6506.0
3) 2952.7
4) 1831.7
5) 1000.9
6) 580.5
7) 380.3
8) 300.3
9) 210.2
10) 90.1
11) 130.1
12) 90.1
13) 30.0
14) 60.1
15) 40.0
16) 30.0
17) 60.1
18) 70.1
19) 30.0
20) 30.0
22) 30.0
23) 20.0
24) 10.0
25) 30.0
26) 10.0
27) 10.0
28) 20.0
29) 10.0
30) 30.0
32) 10.0
34) 20.0
35) 10.0
36) 10.0
38) 10.0
44) 10.0
61) 10.0
66) 10.0
70) 10.0
80) 10.0
88) 10.0
94) 10.0
283) 10.0
TOTAL10905100.0
24) Total number of persons enrolled in all Christian education activities including (but not limited to) small groups, such as Bible studies, spiritual formation groups, and youth groups; includes teachers. (Changed to current definition in the late 1990s; previously 'Church School Enrollment.') (ENROLL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090597.554260
25) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Session officers, men. (MENELD)
TOTAL%
0) 177316.3
1) 5715.2
2) 114910.5
3) 153914.1
4) 136512.5
5) 116310.7
6) 9378.6
7) 6856.3
8) 4604.2
9) 3433.1
10) 2832.6
11) 1661.5
12) 1251.1
13) 860.8
14) 600.6
15) 510.5
16) 410.4
17) 290.3
18) 180.2
19) 120.1
20) 80.1
21) 50.0
22) 90.1
23) 50.0
24) 60.1
25) 20.0
26) 20.0
28) 10.0
29) 50.0
30) 20.0
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
33) 20.0
TOTAL10905100.0
26) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Session officers, women. (FEMELD)
TOTAL%
0) 183516.8
1) 4263.9
2) 8918.2
3) 147313.5
4) 143813.2
5) 137612.6
6) 117310.8
7) 8047.4
8) 5174.7
9) 3563.3
10) 2142.0
11) 1421.3
12) 780.7
13) 670.6
14) 330.3
15) 260.2
16) 160.1
17) 50.0
18) 100.1
19) 50.0
20) 70.1
23) 20.0
24) 20.0
25) 10.0
26) 40.0
27) 10.0
29) 10.0
33) 10.0
36) 10.0
TOTAL10905100.0
27) Number of active officers serving as of 12/13/2005. Session officers, total. (ELDERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109058.666
28) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Deacons, men. (MDEACN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109051.7734
29) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Deacons, women. (FDEACN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109054.2337
30) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Deacons, total. (DEACONS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109056.00610
31) Inactive members. Number of persons whose names appear on the inactive roll. The inactive members' roll shall list the names of those who have been removed from the active members' roll because of their failure, in the judgment of the session, to participate in the church's work and worship. (INACTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090541.39195
32) Baptized members. Number of persons who have received the Sacrament of Baptism and who have been enrolled as baptized members by the session, but who have not made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior (sometimes referred to as 'Friends of the Church'). (BAPMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090528.17577
33) Total number of active members, inactive members, and baptized members (ADHERE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10905277.464453
34) The average attendance at Sunday worship (ATTEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090497.089158
35) Contributions. Total of all payments on pledges (current as well as delinquent), loose offerings (cash or check), and special offerings received by all treasurers (the church, all boards, and organizations of the church). This measure does not include capital and building funds, investment income, bequest, other income, and aid and subsidy. (CONTRIBS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10905195614.672459168
36) Capital and building funds. Total of all moneys received for capital purposes, extraordinary repairs, building funds, and equipment with anticipated useful life in excess of three years, including loans. (BUILD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090538465.762207031
37) Bequests. The total monetary value of all new gifts from estates received by the church in the last year. This measure includes all one-time contributions of anything of value received by the church from estates, such as bequests, planned gifts (gift annuities, charitable trust, life insurance), stocks, real estate, or other non-monetary gifts. (BEQSTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090514987.072279855
38) Investment and endowment income. All returns, such as interest and dividends, received from stocks, bonds, and other investments and endowments owned by the church. Also includes the proceeds from the sale or liquidation of investments held by the church. This measure does not include the monetary value or principal amount of investments that continue to be held by the church. (INVINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090517905.93189772
39) Other income. The total of all other income, such as rent or other reimbursements from organizations using church property. This measure includes such things as tuition/fees for daycare, day school, etc. (OTHINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090527072.48148249
40) Local program. All moneys , from all sources, expended for current operations of the congregations, such as salaries and wages, pension and Social Security payments, printing, postage, materials, utilities, insurance premiums, payments of interest and principal loans, whether or not secured by mortgage, etc. (LOCPRG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10905180131.587417534
41) Local mission. The total of all moneys paid for local mission programs and projects approved and directed by the session and to local ecumenical bodies. (LOCMIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090514056.72571589
42) Capital expenditures. Total of all moneys expended for real property, whether improved or unimproved, the construction of new buildings, extraordinary repairs or renovations of existing buildings, and equipment with anticipated useful life in excess of three years. (CAPEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1090545289.057312952
43) Investment expenditures. The total amount of moneys newly placed into savings or investments (such as certificates of deposit, stocks, bond, money market accounts, reinvested dividends) during the year, and remaining invested. Also included in this measure are investment costs, such as moneys expended to facilitate new investments made in earlier years. This measure does not include moneys invested in earlier years that were switched from one type of investment to another (e.g., stock to bonds or one stock to another). (INVEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109059478.04115923
44) Per capita appointments. The total of all moneys spent for presbytery, synod, and General Assembly apportionments. (PERCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109054026.7029031
45) Validated mission PC(USA). The total of all money given to presbytery, synod, and General Assembly agencies, including payments toward the mission budgets of these entities. This measure also includes presbytery, synod, and General Assembly special offerings: One Great Hour of Sharing, Christmas Joy, Peacemaking, Pentecost, and other offerings (Hunger, Disaster Relief, and Women's Birthday). It also includes the totals for mission program and projects related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and not already reported as Local Mission. (VALID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109059916.54827934
46) Other mission. The total of all moneys expended for mission causes not related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and not already included under Session Local Mission. (OTMIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109057809.36947121
47) General Assembly Theological Education Fund. Amount given through voluntary contribution for the support of the 11 Presbyterian theological institutions. Each congregation is requested to make a contribution of an amount equal to one percent of the figure reported for Local Program. This measure does not include direct support of the theological students, direct gifts to any theological school, or other gifts related to theological education. (THEOL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10905305.8252374
48) I-ATTEND: The average attendance at Sunday worship (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer than 100768770.5
2) 100 to 249225420.7
3) 250 to 4997386.8
4) 500 or more2252.1
Missing1 
TOTAL10904100.0