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Diocese of Ambato

Dioecesis Ambatensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 February 1948
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Quito
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Square Kilometers: 3,844 (1,484 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisambato.org/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle Bolivar 17-33, Ambato, Ecudor
  • Telephone: (03)2826.132
  • Fax: 2823.650

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 February 1948ErectedArchdiocese of Quito Diocese of Ambato (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950248,000250,00099.2%2218406,200658121ap1951
1959209,000218,00095.9%4752992,1115510832ap1960
1966235,000240,00097.9%63611241,8957216833ap1967
1970321,090330,09097.3%38388,4495011041ap1971
1976251,264276,11491.0%3434683,6955115042ap1977
1980272,795290,85093.8%3133644,2624714142ap1981
1990378,764403,48493.9%3427616,20914118442ap1991
1999394,516434,46590.8%5130814,87024720247ap2000
2000396,693440,77190.0%5529844,72215219447ap2001
2001406,299447,01790.9%5630864,72415019047ap2002
2002417,132463,48090.0%5930894,68624418247ap2003
2003425,310486,19387.5%6128894,77815219247ap2004
2004425,310486,19387.5%5825835,12413619447ap2005
2006425,310486,19387.5%6329924,62224118348ap2007
2012491,000529,50092.7%6824925,33633417850ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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