Statistical Overview

Statistical totals available as of July 1, 2014

(schools and enrollment totals as of October 1, 2013 unless noted otherwise)

Clergy in Archdiocese:
1. Diocesan Priests of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (total of lines 2, 3 & 4).............................. 519
2. Diocesan Priests on Active Assignment in Archdiocese................................................. 354
3. Diocesan Priests Working or Studying Outside Archdiocese...................................... 15
4. Retired, Sick or Absent Diocesan Priests................................................................. 150
   
5. Diocesan Priests of Other Dioceses (Externs)............................................................. 47
   
6. Religious Priests Resident in Archdiocese.................................................................... 293
   
7. Permanent Deacons in Archdiocese........................................................................... 288
   
8. Sisters......................................................................................................................... 2,633
   
9. Brothers......................................................................................................................... 96
   
10. Number of Parishes (total of lines 11, 12, 13 & 14).......................................................... 219
11. Episcopal Region I............................................................................................................ 66
12. Episcopal Region II........................................................................................................ 52
13. Episcopal Region III....................................................................................................... 36
14. Episcopal Region IV.................................................................................................. 65
   
15. Archdiocesan Seminary (total of lines 15a and 15b).............................................................. 139
15a. Seminarians Studying for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.......................................... 49
15b. Seminarians Studying for Other Dioceses................................................................ 90
   
16. Colleges and Universities.......................................................................................... 11
17. Total Full-Time and Part-Time Students........................................................................ 44,382
18. High Schools, Archdiocesan........................................................................................ 17
19. Total Students .......................................................................................................... 13,795
20. High Schools, Private................................................................................................... 18
21. Total Students..................................................................................................................... 7,588
22. Elementary Schools and Early Childhood Programs, Parochial...............................................
22b. (Elementary Schools and Early Childhood Programs, Parochial as of July 1, 2014)..............
128
135
23. Total Students............................................................................................................ 44,904
24. Elementary Schools, Private............................................................................................. 17
25. Total Students..................................................................................................... 4,498
26. Nonresidential Schools for Persons With Physical and/or Mental Disability....................... 4
27. Total Students................................................................................................................. 215
28. Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) Enrollment (Prek-12th)............................... 49,828
29. Total Enrollment: (total of lines 19, 23 & 27).................................................................. 58,914
30. Total Students Under Catholic Instruction (total of lines 15, 17, 21, 25, 28 & 29)..................... 165,349
   
31. Baptisms (total of line 31-32, and  638 minor and 337 adult baptisms)...................................... 12,509
32. Infant Baptisms (9,784 up to age 1 and 1,750 between 1 and 7)....................................... 11,534
   
33. Marriages (total of all marriages)...................................................................................... 3,452
   
34. Funerals....................................................................................................................... 10,148
   
35. TOTAL CATHOLIC POPULATION ........................................................................... 1,446,508
   
36. Total Population of Five County Area: U.S. Census, July 1, 2013 Estimates........................................... 4,063,958

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