2015 RECongress Statistics

Los Angeles Religious Education Congress
March 13,
2015 (Youth Day) &
March 14-16, 2015


Sponsored by the Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese's Office of Religious Education
Held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Ave., Anaheim, Calif.
(just south of Disneyland & Disney California Adventure)

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Congress Statistics by Year:

RECongress 2015 Statistics
(as of 03/23/2018)
Registration fees increased January 23, 2015

REGISTRANTS  
 YOUTH DAY  
 Youth Day Chaperones 1,754
 Youth Day Youths 13,587
 Youth Day Registrations 15,341
   
 ADULT DAYS  
 Guidebooks Mailed (2014 Attendees) 21,707
 Registrations - online   (51%) 11,149
 Registrations - by mail (44%) 9,593
 Registrations - on site (5%) 704
 Registrations 21,446
   
 Total Registered 36,787
   
 Endowment Fund Contributions  
 Contributors (online) 826
 Contributions (online) $11,655
   
WORKSHOPS  
 Speakers 202
 Languages 3
 Congress Sessions 309
 Youth Day Sessions 26
   
ADDITIONAL  
 Youth Day Volunteers 91
 Congress Volunteers 501
 Priests Hearing Confession 92
 Others 589
 Total 1273
   
EXHIBITORS  
 Booths in Hall A 543
 Companies 260
 Representatives 1576
   
 Total Attendance 39,838


Attendance by State
(as of 3/19/2015)

STATE / TERRITORY

TOTAL

  Alabama

3

  Alaska

47

  Arizona

267

  Arkansas

3

  California

21,947

  Colorado

72

  Connecticut

16

  Delaware

3

  District of Columbia

38

  Florida

46

  Georgia

22

  Hawaii

158

  Idaho

71

  Illinois

172

  Indiana

70

  Iowa

13

  Kansas

36

  Kentucky

19

  Louisiana

27

  Maine

2

  Maryland

35

  Massachusetts

64

  Michigan

48

  Minnesota

76

  Mississippi

7

  Missouri

68

  Montana

10

  Nebraska

21

  Nevada

412

  New Hampshire

10

  New Jersey

66

  New Mexico

63

  New York

92

  North Carolina

15

  North Dakota

1

  Ohio

102

  Oklahoma

8

  Oregon

145

  Pennsylvania

32

  Rhode Island

5

  South Carolina

8

  South Dakota

3

  Tennessee

10

  Texas

214

  Utah

105

  Vermont

2

  Virginia

7

  Washington

238

  West Virginia

3

  Wisconsin

60

  Wyoming

20

  Total Registered

24,982


Top 1% of Cities
(as of 2/12/2015)
All cities in California except where noted

CITY

REGISTRATIONS

 LOS ANGELES 1,685
 SAN DIEGO  579
 LONG BEACH 322
 SANTA ANA 294
 SAN JOSE 278
 ANAHEIM 213
 WHITTIER 180
 RIVERSIDE 171
 GARDEN GROVE 154
 TORRANCE 150
 REGISTRATIONS 4,026


Attendance from Foreign Countries
(as of 3/19/2015)

COUNTRY / TERRITORY

REGISTRATIONS

 CANADA 492
 AUSTRALIA 76
 MEXICO 32
 IRELAND 19
 UNITED KINGDOM 15
 NEW ZEALAND 11
 KOREA 5
 SPAIN 5
 PHILIPPINES 4
 ARGENTINA 3
 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 3
 GUAM 3
 PAKISTAN 3
 AMERICAN SAMOA 1
 BELIZE 1
 EL SALVADOR 1
 MALAYSIA 1
 NIGERIA 1
 POLAND 1
 SINGAPORE 1
 VENEZUELA 1
 VIETNAM 1
 Foreign Registrations

680


Registration Demographics
(as of 3/19/2015)

 How would you classify yourself?

    White / Caucasian 44%
    Hispanic / Latino 37%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 16%
    Black / African-American 1%
    Native American / American Indian 1%
    Other 1%

 Gender

    Female 69%
    Male 31%

 Age

    18 - 30 18%
    31 - 40 13%
    41 - 50 21%
    51 - 60 25%
    61 - 70 17%
    71+ 6%

 What is your primary language?

 
    English 77%
    Spanish 19%
    Vietnamese 3%
    Other 1%

 Is this your first Religious Education Congress?

    No 73%
    Yes 27%

 How did you learn about the RECongress?

    Parish 64%
    Friend 20%
    Other 12%
    Internet 3%
    Ad 1%

 Are you a...?

    Priest 3%
    Sister/ Brother 5%
    Deacon 2%
    Layperson 72%
    Other 18%

 What is your area of ministry?

    Elementary Catechesis 13%
    Youth / Young Adult Ministry 13%
    Catholic Schoolteacher / Principal 11%
    Adult Faith Formation 10%
    Liturgical Ministry 9%
    Director of Religious Education /
         Faith Formation
8%
    Confirmation 5%
    Pastor/ Parish Administration 4%
    Bible Study 3%
    Campus Ministry 2%
    Family Life 2%
    Life, Justice and Peace 2%
    Chaplains / AIDS / Bereavement Ministry 2%
    Other 16%

 


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