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Ⅲ1. Clergy (1) by Diocese





               Classifi          Bishops     Korean Priests     Foreign Priests
                 cation






            Dioceses

            Seoul         2       3      860  215   20          18   30      860  233   50    1,095   48
            Chunchon             2      112   19    2   (3)      2    1      112   21   3   (3)  133   3
            Daejeon              3      357   27       (3)      4    3      357   31   3   (3)  384   7
            Incheon              1    1  315   40       (1)     15    2   (1)  315   55   2   (2)  355   17
            Suwon                4      475   63    2   (2)  1    8    4      476   71   6   (2)  540   13
            Wonju                2      116    1                         116    1         117    
            Uijeongbu            2      204   14               2          204   16         218    2
            Daegu             2   1      501   35       (2)      4          501   39      (2)  536   4
            Busan                2      352   22           1    1    2      353   23   2      374    4

            Cheongju             1      184    7    2   (5)      1    1      184    8   3   (5)  193   2
            Masan                3      165   26               2          165   28         191    2
            Andong               1    1   83    1       (1)      2    2       83    3   2   (1)  84    4
            Gwangju           3   1      273   40       (7)      7   12      273   47   12   (7)  313   19
            Jeonju               1      213    1           2           (1)  215   1      (1)  214   2
            Cheju                2       49    5    1   (6)      1    5       49    6   6   (6)  55    6
            Military Ord.        1        1    3      (99)                  1    3      (99)  4    
            Overseas                       134   58          28    3          162   61     192   31
                                                                                                   1)
               Total      2    5   30   2  4,260  653   85  (129) 1)  4   95   65  (2) 1)  4,264  748  150  (131) 4,998  164

           1) Other diocesan priests indicated in parentheses are not included in the total number of priests.






           Variations between 2015 and 2016

                          Variation
             Classification          Total in 2015      Total in 2016        Variations      Variation Rate(%)
             Korean priests                 4,909              4,998                89                 1.8
             Foreign priests                 182                164                 18               9.9
             Diocesan priests               4,190              4,264                74                 1.8
             Religious priests               731                 748                17                 2.3

             Missionary priests              170                150                 20              11.8
             Other Diocesan priests          130                131                  1                 0.8

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