In the United Kingdom, where the Church of England is the national church, the Church’s total membership has more than doubled in the past 40 years, according to the latest data from the British Library.
In the U.S., where the Episcopal Church has more congregations than the state, the number of congregations has dropped by roughly the same percentage.
And in Germany, where there are fewer churches than in England, the Episcopal church’s membership has decreased by about 3% annually.
The Anglican Church in the United States, with a total membership of more than 15 million, has the lowest number of churches per capita in the world.
Its current membership stands at 5.5 million, according the U