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Diocese of Nsukka

Dioecesis Nsukkana



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 November 1990
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Onitsha
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 3,180 (1,228 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://nsukkacatholicdiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, St. Theresa's Cathedral, P.O. Box 32, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (0806)672.16.82

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 November 1990ErectedDiocese of Enugu Diocese of Nsukka (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990250,0001,000,00025.0%301041341,86515814921ap1991
1999404,000676,00059.8%106201263,2061285728ap2000
2000382,410770,03449.7%10481123,4141386142ap2001
2001291,319785,00037.1%98201182,4681496649ap2002
2002461,161663,88269.5%106131193,8751076647ap2003
2003361,292663,88254.4%107121193,0361006651ap2004
2004732,503857,97485.4%113121255,860965953ap2005
2013489,294618,74279.1%195162112,31813076100ap2014
2016497,468621,96080.0%226162422,0559067163ap2017
2019533,100666,80079.9%255212761,931194100185ap2020

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


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