Fast Facts

Total Field Personnel (4/30/2023)3,511
Global Missionary Partners (4/30/2023)87
New People Groups and Urban Centers Engaged by IMB (2021)93
New Believers (2021)176,795
Received Pastoral Training (2021)29,632
Received Advanced Theological Training (2021)67,187
Received Church Planting Training (2021)85,293
New Churches Formed (2021)22,744
Baptisms (2021)107,701
People Groups Globally11,948
Unengaged, Unreached People Groups3,175

All data, except for active field personnel, reflects information from the Annual Statistical Report 2021 Data-Year (IMB). See full report at

The total personnel number includes all field personnel employed by the IMB plus team associates. Team associates are individuals or couples who are part of an IMB missionary team after being assessed and job-matched, but who are not funded by the IMB.

Global missionary partners are overseas church partners who serve on an existing IMB team and who are fully funded through an overseas church, association of churches, or Baptist convention.

For live people group data, visit (IMB).