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Archdiocese of Nouméa

Archidioecesis Numeanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 21 June 1966
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: New Caledonia
  • Region: Pacific (Oceania)
  • Square Kilometers: 19,103 (7,378 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.ddec.nc/
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 3, 4 rue Mgr-Fraysse, 98845 Noumea, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Oceanie
  • Telephone: 26.53.53
  • Fax: 26.53.52

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie
23 July 1847ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie (erected)
Archdiocese of Nouméa
21 June 1966ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie Archdiocese of Nouméa

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie
195033,60059,65056.3%245477144118327ap1951
195948,68170,98768.6%748558856123537ap1960
Archdiocese of Nouméa
197065,000102,00063.7%1148591,10114622833ap1971
198091,500139,60065.5%1043531,72610519036ap1981
199097,000164,17359.1%941501,9409418737ap1991
1999110,000200,00055.0%1326392,82035611527ap2000
2000110,000200,00055.0%1223353,14235512627ap2001
2001110,000200,00055.0%1224363,05535611727ap2002
2002110,000200,00055.0%1429432,55845011829ap2003
2003110,000200,00055.0%1027372,97244211029ap2004
2004110,000210,00052.4%1225372,972124411129ap2005

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


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