2016 RECongress Statistics

Los Angeles Religious Education Congress
February 25,
2016 (Youth Day) &
February 26-28, 2016


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 2016 Statistics
(as of 07/20/2017)
Registration fees increase February 5, 2016

REGISTRANTS  
 YOUTH DAY  
 Youth Day Chaperones 1,638
 Youth Day Youths 12,195
 Youth Day Registrations 13,833
   
 ADULT DAYS  
 Guidebooks Mailed (2015 Attendees) 22,080
 Registrations - online (61%) 12,726
 Registrations - by mail (33%) 7,588
 Registrations - on-site (3%) 662
 Registered 20,976
   
 Total Pre-registered 34,809
   
ADDITIONAL  
 Youth Day Volunteers 85
 Congress Volunteers 447
 Priests Hearing Confession 74
 Committees/Staff/Others 657
 Total 1,263
   
 Endowment Fund Contributions  
 Contributors   (online) 1,029
 Contributions (online) $15,555.01
   
WORKSHOPS  
 Speakers 204
 Languages 3
 Congress Sessions 308
 Youth Day Sessions 30
   
EXHIBITORS  
 Booths in Hall A 539
 Companies 257
 Representatives 1,680
   
 Total Pre-registration 37,956


Attendance by State
(as of 3/3/2016)

STATE / TERRITORY

TOTAL

  Alabama

16

  Alaska

40

  Arizona

319

  Arkansas

0

  California

20,266

  Colorado

86

  Connecticut

29

  Delaware

0

  District of Columbia

50

  Florida

49

  Georgia

29

  Hawaii

172

  Idaho

50

  Illinois

187

  Indiana

74

  Iowa

8

  Kansas

49

  Kentucky

7

  Louisiana

26

  Maine

1

  Maryland

43

  Massachusetts

107

  Michigan

35

  Minnesota

96

  Mississippi

0

  Missouri

78

  Montana

12

  Nebraska

18

  Nevada

455

  New Hampshire

12

  New Jersey

86

  New Mexico

33

  New York

61

  North Carolina

14

  North Dakota

2

  Ohio

61

  Oklahoma

2

  Oregon

181

  Pennsylvania

24

  Rhode Island

3

  South Carolina

10

  South Dakota

5

  Tennessee

18

  Texas

178

  Utah

125

  Vermont

1

  Virginia

21

  Washington

249

  West Virginia

0

  Wisconsin

56

  Wyoming

19

  Total Registered

23,467


Attendance from Foreign Countries
(as of 3/3/2016)

COUNTRY / TERRITORY

REGISTRATIONS

 CANADA 442
 AUSTRALIA 86
 UNITED KINGDOM 35
 IRELAND 29
 NEW ZEALAND 14
 MEXICO 12
 GUAM 6
 KOREA 5
 PHILIPPINES 5
 SINGAPORE 5
 TAIWAN 5
 SPAIN 4
 ARGENTINA 1
 BELIZE 1
 EL SALVADOR 1
 GUATEMALA 1
 HAITI 1
 PANAMA 1
 THAILAND 1
 UGANDA 1
 VATICAN 1
 VIETNAM 1
 Foreign Registrations

658


Registration Demographics
(as of 2/5/2016)

 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 70%
    Male 30%

 Age

    18 - 30 15%
    31 - 40 12%
    41 - 50 19%
    51 - 60 26%
    61 - 70 20%
    71+ 7%

 What is your primary language?

 
    English 77%
    Spanish 20%
    Vietnamese 2%
    Other 1%

 Is this your first Religious Education Congress?

    No 75%
    Yes 25%

 How did you learn about the RECongress?

    Parish 62%
    Friend 22%
    Other 13%
    Internet 2%
    Ad 1%

 Are you a...?

    Layperson 73%
    Sister/ Brother 5%
    Priest 3%
    Deacon 2%
    Other 17%

 What is your area of ministry?

    Elementary Catechesis 14%
    Youth / Young Adult Ministry 12%
    Adult Faith Formation 11%
    Catholic Schoolteacher / Principal 11%
    Liturgical Ministry 9%
    Director of Religious Education /
         Faith Formation
8%
    Confirmation 4%
    Pastor/ Parish Administration 4%
    Bible Study 3%
    Life, Justice and Peace 3%
    Campus Ministry 2%
    Family Life 2%
    Chaplains / AIDS / Bereavement Ministry 1%
    Other 15%


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