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Diocese of Coimbatore

Dioecesis Coimbaturensis



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General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Coimbatore
1850ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Madurai and Coromandel Coast Vicariate Apostolic of Coimbatore (erected)
Diocese of Coimbatore
1 September 1886ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Coimbatore Diocese of Coimbatore
12 June 1923Territory LostDiocese of Coimbatore
Diocese of Mangalore
Diocese of Mysore
Diocese of Calicut (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Coimbatore
195046,2003,000,0001.5%47451905614233ap1951
197087,5413,482,9412.5%7017871,0064156445ap1971
198096,8754,353,0002.2%769851,1394262350ap1981
1990125,2004,217,5003.0%92121041,2035580960ap1991
1999212,7637,163,2973.0%107141211,7582590267ap2000
2000218,9308,292,7852.6%104141181,8552488967ap2001
2001225,7739,422,2732.4%104161201,8814859067ap2002
2002245,47910,113,4142.4%105141192,0624460568ap2003
2003250,13911,011,7092.3%113141271,9694361169ap2004
2004255,22011,813,0042.2%109201291,9786065668ap2005
2006258,60012,124,0002.1%117201371,8875464772ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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