Ratio of U.S. and Non-U.S. Membership and Churches, 1994-2004
The charts below show how over the past several years, the composition of the ICOC shifted from a majority of members in the United States to almost two-thirds outside of the U.S.  The ratio of non-U.S. to U.S. churches is even more pronounced.  By 2002, three out of four congregations were located outside of the U.S.

Members

U.S.
Non-U.S.

U.S.
Non-U.S.
1994
57,877

31,509
26,368

54%
46%
1995
74,047

37,426
36,621

51%
49%
1996
86,020

41,824
44,196

49%
51%
1997
97,446

45,577
51,869

47%
53%
1998
107,974

49,520
58,454

46%
54%
1999
119,084

53,264
65,820

45%
55%
2000
128,809

56,331
72,478

44%
56%
2001
134,260

56,677
77,583

42%
58%
2002
135,046

55,892
79,154

41%
59%
Churches

U.S.
Non-U.S.

U.S.
Non-U.S.
1994
184

68
116

37%
63%
1995
236

79
157

33%
67%

1996
279

84
195

30%
70%

1997
325

93
232

29%
71%

1998
346

94
252

27%
73%

1999
379

99
280

26%
74%

2000
403

104
299

26%
74%

2001
428

108
320

25%
75%

2002
435

110
325

25%
75%
*2004 figures are adjusted for non-participants in the 2004 survey. The same rate of decline as was experienced by participating congregations was applied to the non-participants for purposes of comparison.  Membership in non-participating congregations comprised only 7-8% of the total membership of affiliated churches in 2002, so a very small portion of the adjusted figure is an extrapolation. 

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2004*
104,415

41,848
62,567

40%
60%
2004
500

127
373

25%
75%