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Diocese of Bilbao

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 November 1949
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Burgos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 2,193 (847 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bizkeliza.org/
  • Mailing Address: Virgen de Begona 38, 48006 Bilbao, Espana
  • Telephone: 94.466.79.79
  • Fax: 94.466.79.71

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 November 1949ErectedDiocese of Calahorra y La Calzada
Diocese of Santander
Diocese of Vitoria
Diocese of Bilbao (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950549,960550,160100.0%704250954576213ap1951
1959718,187718,71099.9%7954021,1975991,0193,311245ap1960
19691,000,396.0%7995041,30301,2103,452232ap1971
19801,203,5021,229,00097.9%7205001,2209868503,900300ap1981
19901,100,0001,185,27092.8%4964809761,1278962,450300ap1991
19991,000,0001,150,00087.0%4385179551,04747161,611299ap2000
20001,000,0001,141,40787.6%4275259521,05047241,525299ap2001
20011,000,0001,141,39087.6%4205259451,05847201,525298ap2002
20021,000,0001,139,01287.8%4015259261,07947191,525298ap2003
20031,000,0001,133,44488.2%3855008851,12946691,525297ap2004
20041,000,0001,129,80588.5%3694508191,22145691,620297ap2005
20061,006,1971,136,18188.6%3604207801,28915061,310298ap2007
20121,146,4001,172,90097.7%3083476551,75044471,155298ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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