The Online Session Annual Statistical Report for the Presbyterian Church (USA) (2009)

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Presbyterian > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Synod (SYNOD)
TOTAL%
30) 2682.5
35) 730.7
40) 7677.2
80) 8928.4
100) 6466.1
115) 7306.8
140) 4584.3
150) 143813.5
180) 114410.7
220) 4594.3
300) 2362.2
315) 9679.1
360) 2982.8
380) 1631.5
400) 8678.1
420) 125411.8
TOTAL10660100.0
2) Synname (SYNNAME)
3) Presby (PRESBY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10660416.365213
4) Prsbname (PRSBNAME)
5) Church (CHURCH)
6) City (CITY)
7) State (STATE)
8) Zipcode (ZIPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065744755.68326519
9) Areacode (AREACODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10657556.426266
10) Phone (PHONE)
11) County (COUNTY)
12) Seeking (SEEKING)
13) Orgyear (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106571806.155417
14) Totmem09 (TOTMEM09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10659194.872332
15) Lastyr09 (LASTYR09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10659199.821336
16) Total number of females in the active membership (FEMMEM09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10659113.788189
17) Profession of faith gains for those 17 years old and younger (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGN1709)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106591.9235
18) Profession of faith gains for those 18 years old and older (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGN1809)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106593.9489
19) Persons received into membership by certificate of transfer from other churches (CTGAIN09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106592.3417
20) Other gains (all other additions to active members' roll, including adjustments) (OTGAIN09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10659.9668
21) Persons dismissed to other churches for whom certificates of transfer were issued (CTLOSS09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106592.0197
22) Persons deleted from the rolls due to death (DEATHS09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106593.0795
23) All other reductions of the active members' roll (OTLOSS09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106599.02928
24) Number of infant baptisms (includes children up to 17 years of age) (BABAPT09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106592.315
25) Number of adult baptisms (ADBAPT09)
TOTAL%
0) 808675.9
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 
TOTAL10659100.0
26) 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, including teachers. (Changed to current definition in the late 1990s; previously "Church School Enrollment.") (ENROLL09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065988.747232
27) Meneld09 (MENELD09)
TOTAL%
0) 170816.0
1) 6936.5
2) 123811.6
3) 158314.8
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
TOTAL10660100.0
28) Femeld09 (FEMELD09)
TOTAL%
0) 171216.1
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
TOTAL10660100.0
29) Elders (ELDERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106608.4466
30) Mdeacn09 (MDEACN09)
TOTAL%
0) 633959.5
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
TOTAL10660100.0
31) Fdeacn09 (FDEACN09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106604.1686
32) Deacons (DEACONS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106605.8399
33) Number of persons deleted from the active members' roll for any reason, and persons temporarily excluded or removed from active membership (INACTS09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065940.70299
34) 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") (BAPMEM09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065924.36979
35) Total number of active members, inactive members, and baptized members (ADHERE09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10659259.943448
36) The average attendance at Sunday worship (ATTEND09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065990.742146
37) Lytot09 (LYTOT09)
38) All money received by all treasurers of organizations in the church, including payments on pledges, loose offerings, and special offerings (RECDON09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10660197199.717461596
39) All receipts for capital purposes, building funds, extraordinary repairs, including loans (BUILD09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1066026717.984165408
40) Income received from wills (total monetary value of all new gifts from estates, gift annuities, charitable trusts, life insurances, etc.) (BEQST09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1066010631.1476151
41) Dividends and interest received from investments, as well as proceeds from the sale or liquidation of investments (INVINC09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1066017195.244140407
42) All other income (e.g., rent, other reimbursements from organizations using church property, etc.) except that from aid or subsidy (OTHINC09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1066026814.486109244
43) Subaid09 (SUBAID09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106601106.74710591
44) 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.) (LOCPRG09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10660188510.129429976
45) All money paid for local mission programs, community projects approved by session, and to local ecumenical agencies (LOCMIS09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1066013192.48856678
46) 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 (CAPEXP09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1066038055.789300837
47) All money spent for 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.) (PERCAP09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106604081.798965
48) Amounts newly invested in savings, CDs, Money Market accounts, long- and short-term investments (INVEXP09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106605244.18653420
49) Valid09 (VALID09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106608298.05823832
50) Theol09 (THEOL09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10660241.2361407
51) Validmiss (VALIDMIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106608539.29424200
52) 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 (OTHMIS09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106608071.75897170
53) Femper09 (FEMPER09)
54) Giveunit (GIVEUNIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10659259.4153891
55) Operinc (OPERINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10659233639.91958458
56) Operexp (OPEREXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10659237361.66548241
57) Congregation Size (SIZE)
TOTAL%
-1) 340.3
1) 295027.7
2) 249023.4
3) 140813.2
4) 9428.8
5) 6235.8
6) 4213.9
7) 3253.0
8) 2332.2
9) 2021.9
10) 1771.7
11) 1281.2
12) 1041.0
13) 610.6
14) 660.6
15) 550.5
16) 450.4
17) 340.3
18) 460.4
19) 260.2
20) 230.2
21) 180.2
22) 250.2
23) 210.2
24) 120.1
25) 160.2
26) 240.2
27) 130.1
28) 90.1
29) 100.1
30) 110.1
31) 60.1
32) 100.1
33) 60.1
34) 30.0
35) 60.1
36) 70.1
37) 30.0
38) 20.0
39) 60.1
40) 30.0
41) 550.5
Missing1 
TOTAL10659100.0
58) Membership size (SIZE2)
TOTAL%
-1) 340.3
1) 295027.7
2) 249023.4
3) 140813.2
4) 9428.8
5) 10449.8
6) 9378.8
7) 4594.3
8) 2051.9
9) 990.9
10) 910.9
Missing1 
TOTAL10659100.0
59) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) 216720.3
2) 282726.5
3) 424439.8
4) 142113.3
Missing1 
TOTAL10659100.0
60) Totexp09 (TOTEXP09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10660265695.434680144
61) Totrec09 (TOTREC09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10660278544.187680725