Facts and figures

Facts and figures about the Catholic Church in Sweden (figures from 2016)

• Registered members: 116,031 

• Approximate number of Catholics in the country:  150,000 - 200,000

• Catholics as a percentage of the population: about 2%

• Number of dioceses: 1 (Catholic Diocese of Stockholm)

• Parishes: 44 

• Bishops: 1 (Anders Arborelius)

• Priests: 157

• Permanent deacons: 31 

• Number of Religious orders: 41

• Number of lay brothers (in religious orders): 9

• Number of sisters in religious orders: 157

• Approximate number of conversions per year: 100