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2008 Jogye Order Statistical Information

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2008 Jogye Order Statistical Information

 

 

As of the last day of 2008, there are 2501 Jogye Order temples. This is a 57 temples (2.3%) increase from last year. In the past five years, there has been 203 new temples, which is a 8.8% increase. There are 13,860 monks and nuns of the Jogye Order. This is an increase of 284 monastics (2.1%) from last year, and 1186 monastics (9.3%) from five years. Bhikkhus make up 39.1% (5413 monks), Bhikkhunis make up 38.5% (5331 nuns), Sramaneras make up 13.8% (1922 novice monks), and Sramanerikas make up 8.6% (1194 novice nuns).

 

Jogye Order Temples      2501

Public Temples                1035

Private Temples               1466

Monks & Nuns                 13,860

Bhikkhu                            5413

Bhikkhuni                          5331

Sramanera                        1922

Sramanerika                     1194

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