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Diocese of Suwon

Dioecesis Suvonensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 October 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Seoul
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Korea, Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 5,371 (2,074 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.casuwon.or.kr/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Office, Suwon-shi Chang-an-gu Chongja-dong 578, Kyonggi-do 440-840, Korea
  • Telephone: (031)241.3720
  • Fax: 241-3991

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 October 1963ErectedDiocese of Suwon (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196954,0671,440,0003.8%401411,31836127ap1971
198088,7792,331,2003.8%542561,585323545ap1981
1990221,7103,708,7036.0%91221131,9629351766ap1991
1999452,4775,455,1998.3%187442311,958204849113ap2000
2000484,3895,666,2578.5%199482471,961151828119ap2001
2001505,6015,954,5388.5%214582721,8582351,008128ap2002
2002539,6076,155,8628.8%233572901,860172989134ap2003
2003568,5846,406,7878.9%240723121,8222451,157140ap2004
2004599,0446,446,9039.3%270833531,6972671,145153ap2005
2010743,8337,444,90610.0%354674211,7662161,501191ap2011

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


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