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The True Face of Scientology: Unparalleled Growth Since 2004

  • More than 8,000 Scientology Churches, Missions and groups in 165 nations, doubled since 2004
  • Total assets and property holdings of the Church of Scientology doubled since 2004
  • Church premises increased from 5.6 million square feet to more than 11 million square feet since 2004
  • 70 buildings acquired by the Church in the world’s major population centers since 2004
  • 401,003 square feet of construction of new premises completed in the first half of 2009
  • 500,000 square feet of Church premises currently under construction in Brussels, Rome, Tel Aviv, Quebec, Mexico City, Las Vegas and Washington, DC
  • Number of individuals completing Dianetics and Scientology counseling and courses doubled in the past two years
  • Total number of counseling hours doubled in the past decade
  • Total number of people newly introduced to Scientology and starting on training or counseling doubled in the past five years
  • L. Ron Hubbard awarded three Guinness World Records in the past three years:
    • Most published works by a single author: 1,084
    • Most audiobook titles on earth: 185
    • Most translated author in the world: 71 languages
  • 80 million L. Ron Hubbard books and lectures on Dianetics and Scientology distributed in the last decade, compared to 5.6 million in the prior decade
  • 60 million books and lectures distributed in the past two years—more than the combined total in the first 50 years of Dianetics and Scientology
  • The Church’s Bridge Publications in Los Angeles and New Era Publications in Copenhagen combined production capabilities increased 660 percent since 2007
  • Bridge Publications and New Era Publications established as the world’s largest all-digital, on-demand publishers, with combined capacity of 500,000 books per week (26 million per year) and 925,000 CDs per week (48 million per year)
  • 2.4 million L. Ron Hubbard Dianetics and Scientology books placed in 97,997 libraries in 155 countries since July 2007
  • 12.4 million online visitors from 234 countries viewed more than 23 million videos on the Scientology website in the past year

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