Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Annual Congregational Statistical Report, 2009

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Congregations/Other Organizations > Others > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year (YEAR)
TOTAL%
2009) 10658100.0
TOTAL10658100.0
2) Synod (SYNOD)
TOTAL%
30) Alaska NW2682.5
35) Boriquen730.7
40) Covenant7677.2
80) Lakes & Prairies8928.4
100) Lincoln Trails6466.1
115) Living Waters7306.8
140) Mid America4574.3
150) Mid Atlantic143813.5
180) Northeast114410.7
220) Pacific4594.3
300) Rocky Mts2362.2
315) South Atlantic9679.1
360) Southern California & Hawaii2982.8
380) Southwest1631.5
400) Synod of the Sun8668.1
420) Synod of the Trinity125311.8
Missing1 
TOTAL10657100.0
3) Synname (SYNNAME)
4) Presby (PRESBY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657416.375213
5) Prsbname (PRSBNAME)
6) City (CITY)
7) State (STATE)
8) Oyear (OYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106571806.155417
9) County (COUNTY)
10) Total number of active members (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657194.893332
11) Lastyr (LASTYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657199.843336
12) Total number of females in the active membership (FEMALES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657113.809189
13) Profession of faith gains for those 17 years old and younger (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN17)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106571.9245
14) Profession of faith gains for those 18 years old and older (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN18)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106573.9499
15) Total number of profession of faith gains (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PROFGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106575.87312
16) Persons received into membership by certificate of transfer from other churches (CTGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106572.3417
17) Other gains (all other additions to active members' roll, including adjustments) (OTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657.9668
18) Total number of gains from all sources (TOTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106579.1820
19) Persons dismissed to other churches for whom certificates of transfer were issued. (CTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106572.0197
20) Persons deleted from the rolls due to death (DEATHS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106573.085
21) All other reductions of the active members' roll (OTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106579.0328
22) Total number of losses from all sources (TOTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065714.1333
23) Number of infant baptisms (includes children up to 17 years of age) (BABAPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106572.3115
24) Number of adult baptisms (ADBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) 808475.9
1) 135112.7
2) 5885.5
3) 2512.4
4) 1401.3
5) 680.6
6) 360.3
7) 300.3
8) 280.3
9) 110.1
10) 120.1
11) 40.0
12) 80.1
13) 30.0
14) 50.0
15) 70.1
16) 40.0
17) 10.0
18) 40.0
19) 10.0
20) 10.0
21) 40.0
22) 10.0
25) 10.0
27) 10.0
30) 10.0
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
34) 10.0
35) 10.0
36) 10.0
46) 10.0
52) 10.0
66) 20.0
120) 10.0
134) 10.0
385) 10.0
Missing1 
TOTAL10657100.0
25) Total number of persons enrolled in all Christian education activities including (but not limited to) small groups, 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
TOTAL1065788.764232
26) Meneld (MENELD)
TOTAL%
0) 170616.0
1) 6936.5
2) 123811.6
3) 158314.9
4) 130612.3
5) 107710.1
6) 9428.8
7) 5885.5
8) 4464.2
9) 3072.9
10) 2162.0
11) 1791.7
12) 1101.0
13) 800.8
14) 450.4
15) 360.3
16) 260.2
17) 220.2
18) 140.1
19) 140.1
20) 40.0
21) 20.0
22) 40.0
23) 30.0
25) 60.1
26) 20.0
27) 20.0
28) 20.0
30) 10.0
32) 10.0
35) 10.0
38) 10.0
46) 10.0
TOTAL10658100.0
27) Femeld (FEMELD)
TOTAL%
0) 171016.0
1) 3983.7
2) 8998.4
3) 148613.9
4) 152014.3
5) 135712.7
6) 111610.5
7) 7827.3
8) 4864.6
9) 3173.0
10) 1931.8
11) 1261.2
12) 970.9
13) 610.6
14) 350.3
15) 220.2
16) 70.1
17) 110.1
18) 90.1
19) 40.0
20) 30.0
21) 30.0
22) 20.0
23) 30.0
24) 20.0
25) 10.0
27) 10.0
29) 10.0
30) 10.0
31) 10.0
33) 10.0
40) 10.0
47) 10.0
66) 10.0
TOTAL10658100.0
28) Elders (ELDERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106588.4486
29) Mdeacn (MDEACN)
TOTAL%
0) 633759.5
1) 9468.9
2) 9018.5
3) 7196.7
4) 5044.7
5) 3082.9
6) 2712.5
7) 1481.4
8) 1241.2
9) 880.8
10) 630.6
11) 470.4
12) 430.4
13) 250.2
14) 280.3
15) 120.1
16) 110.1
17) 90.1
18) 130.1
19) 100.1
20) 80.1
21) 50.0
22) 30.0
23) 50.0
24) 20.0
25) 20.0
26) 40.0
28) 10.0
29) 20.0
32) 10.0
33) 10.0
34) 40.0
37) 10.0
38) 20.0
39) 10.0
43) 10.0
44) 10.0
45) 10.0
48) 20.0
51) 10.0
65) 10.0
74) 10.0
87) 10.0
TOTAL10658100.0
30) Fdeacn (FDEACN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106584.1696
31) Deacons (DEACONS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106585.849
32) Number of persons deleted from the active members' roll for any reason, and persons temporarily excluded or removed from active membership (INACTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065740.70999
33) 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
TOTAL1065724.37479
34) Total number of active members, inactive members, and baptized members (ADHERE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657259.977448
35) The average attendance at Sunday worship (ATTEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065790.759146
36) All moneys received by all treasurers of organizations in the church, including payments on pledges, loose offerings, and special offerings (CONTRIBS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10658197222.335461635
37) All receipts for capital purposes, building funds, extraordinary repairs, including loans (BUILD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065826722.998165423
38) Income received from wills (total monetary value of all new gifts from estates, gift annuities, charitable trusts, life insurance, etc.) (BEQSTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065810633.13576158
39) Dividends and interest received from investments, as well as proceeds from the sale or liquidation of investments (INVINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065817198.471140420
40) All other income (e.g., rent, other reimbursements from organizations using church property, etc.) except that from aid or subsidy (OTHINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065826819.518109254
41) Totrecs (TOTRECS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10658278596.457680778
42) All money paid to all sources for current operation of the congregation (including salaries, pension and social-security payments, printing, postage, utilities, insurance premiums, payments of interest and principal on loans, etc.) (LOCPRG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10658188545.503430009
43) All money paid for local mission programs, community projects approved by session, and to local ecumenical agencies (LOCMIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065813194.96456683
44) All money spent for real property, construction of new buildings, extraordinary repairs or renovation of existing buildings, and equipment with expected life in excess of three years (CAPEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065838062.93300864
45) All money spent for presbytery, synod, and General Assembly apportionments (PERCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106584082.5568965
46) Amounts newly invested in savings, CDs, money market accounts, long- and short-term investments (INEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106585245.1753425
47) The total of all money given to presbytery, synod, and General Assembly entities, including payments toward the mission budgets of these entities; also 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). Includes the totals for mission program and projects related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (VALID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106588540.89624202
48) The total of all money given to other mission not related to the PCUSA, that is, money given to mission causes not validated by the PCUSA and not included under session local mission (OTMIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106588073.27297179
49) Totexps (TOTEXPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10658265745.292680198
50) Giveunit (GIVEUNIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657259.4633891
51) Operinc (OPERINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657233683.757958542
52) Operexp (OPEREXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657237406.206548283
53) I-ATTEND: The average attendance at Sunday worship (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 100772872.5
2) 100-249210219.7
3) 250-4996305.9
4) 500-9991591.5
5) 1000-2499350.3
6) 2500 or more30.0
Missing1 
TOTAL10657100.0