Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Annual Congregational Statistical Report, 2012

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


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year (YEAR)
TOTAL%
2012) 10267100.0
TOTAL10267100.0
2) Synod (SYNOD)
TOTAL%
30) 2512.4
35) 730.7
40) 7297.1
80) 8568.3
100) 6266.1
115) 6896.7
140) 4364.2
150) 141313.8
180) 111610.9
220) 4324.2
300) 2242.2
315) 9349.1
360) 2892.8
380) 1571.5
400) 8298.1
420) 121311.8
TOTAL10267100.0
3) Synname (SYNNAME)
4) Presby (PRESBY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10267416.155214
5) Prsbname (PRSBNAME)
6) City (CITY)
7) State (STATE)
8) Oyear (OYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102371809.262411
9) Total number of active members (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10266180.157307
10) Total number of females in the active membership (FEMALES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10262104.879175
11) Profession of faith gains for those 17 years old and younger (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN17)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102621.5975
12) Profession of faith gains for those 18 years old and older (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN18)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102623.0648
13) Total number of profession of faith gains (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PROFGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102624.66211
14) Persons received into membership by certificate of transfer from other churches (CTGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102621.8786
15) Other gains (all other additions to active members' roll, including adjustments) (OTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102631.0766
16) Total number of gains from all sources (TOTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102627.61518
17) Persons dismissed to other churches for whom certificates of transfer were issued. (CTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102621.8059
18) Persons deleted from the rolls due to death (DEATHS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102622.9055
19) All other reductions of the active members' roll (OTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102629.20749
20) Total number of losses from all sources (TOTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1026213.91752
21) 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
TOTAL1026219.36275
22) Total number of active members, inactive members, and baptized members (ADHERE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10262199.554361
23) The average attendance at Sunday worship (ATTEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1026279.46157
24) Number of infant baptisms (includes children up to 17 years of age) (BABAPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102621.9355
25) Number of adult baptisms (ADBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) 812379.2
1) 116611.4
2) 4834.7
3) 1811.8
4) 1161.1
5) 570.6
6) 410.4
7) 100.1
8) 110.1
9) 40.0
10) 100.1
11) 60.1
12) 80.1
13) 30.0
14) 30.0
15) 40.0
16) 30.0
17) 10.0
18) 20.0
19) 20.0
20) 30.0
23) 20.0
24) 30.0
26) 10.0
27) 10.0
32) 10.0
33) 10.0
35) 10.0
37) 10.0
42) 10.0
45) 10.0
48) 10.0
52) 20.0
53) 10.0
66) 10.0
86) 10.0
88) 10.0
100) 10.0
137) 10.0
166) 10.0
180) 10.0
240) 10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL10262100.0
26) Meneld (MENELD)
TOTAL%
0) 225622.0
1) 6766.6
2) 123412.0
3) 137013.4
4) 126012.3
5) 10169.9
6) 7367.2
7) 5385.2
8) 3353.3
9) 2582.5
10) 1811.8
11) 1131.1
12) 830.8
13) 620.6
14) 420.4
15) 310.3
16) 210.2
17) 90.1
18) 140.1
19) 40.0
20) 40.0
21) 30.0
22) 30.0
23) 10.0
24) 40.0
27) 10.0
28) 10.0
29) 20.0
31) 10.0
33) 10.0
40) 20.0
Missing5 
TOTAL10262100.0
27) Femeld (FEMELD)
TOTAL%
0) 223021.7
1) 3683.6
2) 8668.4
3) 137113.4
4) 139513.6
5) 123412.0
6) 9819.6
7) 6786.6
8) 4284.2
9) 2492.4
10) 1701.7
11) 981.0
12) 690.7
13) 350.3
14) 280.3
15) 220.2
16) 90.1
17) 90.1
18) 30.0
19) 10.0
20) 60.1
21) 30.0
23) 10.0
24) 20.0
25) 10.0
26) 20.0
31) 10.0
65) 10.0
70) 10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL10262100.0
28) Elders (ELDERS)
TOTAL%
0) 206920.2
1) 170.2
2) 840.8
3) 3043.0
4) 3583.5
5) 5895.7
6) 147514.4
7) 5335.2
8) 4164.1
9) 141513.8
10) 2802.7
11) 2502.4
12) 10199.9
13) 1781.7
14) 1271.2
15) 3833.7
16) 1131.1
17) 640.6
18) 2062.0
19) 430.4
20) 320.3
21) 730.7
22) 310.3
23) 240.2
24) 550.5
25) 280.3
26) 60.1
27) 160.2
28) 110.1
29) 110.1
30) 180.2
32) 20.0
34) 20.0
35) 50.0
36) 60.1
38) 20.0
39) 10.0
40) 20.0
42) 20.0
44) 10.0
45) 10.0
47) 20.0
48) 10.0
49) 10.0
50) 20.0
57) 10.0
62) 10.0
69) 10.0
72) 10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL10262100.0
29) Mdeacn (MDEACN)
TOTAL%
0) 641362.5
1) 8568.3
2) 8178.0
3) 6786.6
4) 4304.2
5) 2822.7
6) 2182.1
7) 1431.4
8) 860.8
9) 750.7
10) 560.5
11) 400.4
12) 410.4
13) 190.2
14) 130.1
15) 140.1
16) 100.1
17) 90.1
18) 80.1
19) 80.1
20) 80.1
21) 40.0
22) 20.0
23) 40.0
24) 30.0
25) 40.0
26) 20.0
27) 20.0
28) 10.0
29) 20.0
30) 20.0
34) 20.0
38) 20.0
39) 10.0
40) 10.0
44) 10.0
46) 10.0
49) 10.0
58) 10.0
65) 10.0
335) 10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL10262100.0
30) Fdeacn (FDEACN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102623.8467
31) Deacons (DEACONS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102625.37511
32) 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
TOTAL1026271.92225
33) Giveunit (GIVEUNIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10262288.9588492
34) Operinc (OPERINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10262299899.5888265596
35) Operexp (OPEREXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10262926742.9588007623
36) All moneys received by all treasurers of organizations in the church, including payments on pledges, loose offerings, and special offerings (CONTRIBS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10262186201.095449236
37) All receipts for capital purposes, building funds, extraordinary repairs, including loans (BUILD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1026224969.632214003
38) Income received from wills (total monetary value of all new gifts from estates, gift annuities, charitable trusts, life insurance, etc.) (BEQSTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1026210310.57186299
39) Dividends and interest received from investments, as well as proceeds from the sale or liquidation of investments (INVINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1026216248.75398603
40) All other income (e.g., rent, other reimbursements from organizations using church property, etc.) except that from aid or subsidy (OTHINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1026231334.272300795
41) Subaid (SUBAID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10262941.74312112
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
TOTAL10262180188.345446829
43) All money paid for local mission programs, community projects approved by session, and to local ecumenical agencies (LOCMIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1026213502.15573641
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
TOTAL1026230511.643305018
45) Amounts newly invested in savings, CDs, money market accounts, long- and short-term investments (INEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102624999.7557240
46) All money spent for presbytery, synod, and General Assembly apportionments (PERCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102624599.3344106
47) 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
TOTAL102626803.24292672
48) 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
TOTAL102627062.32321181
49) Totexps (TOTEXPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10262247666.788715300
50) I-ATTEND: The average attendance at Sunday worship (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 100787976.8
2) 100-249174217.0
3) 250-4994864.7
4) 500-9991191.2
5) 1000-2499320.3
6) 2500 or more40.0
Missing5 
TOTAL10262100.0