Latest Catholic World Statistics.

1. Bishops are 5,132  (3,906 diocesan and 1,226 religious).

2. Priests are 413, 418 (278,346 diocesan and 135,072 religious).

The average ratio of persons per priest is 13,394.

The average ratio of Catholics per priest is 2,936.

3. Permanent deacons are 40,914, (40,270 diocesan and 644 are religious).

4. Religious are 768,291 (713,206 female and 55,085 non-clerical male).

5. Major seminarians are 120,616  (72,277 diocesan and 48,339 religious).

6. The whole Catholic population is 1,213,591.

 

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