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Diocese of Surat Thani

Dioecesis Suratthanensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 June 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bangkok
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Thailand
  • Square Kilometers: 76,562 (29,572 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catholicsurat.org/
  • Mailing Address: 15 Moo 6 Chonkasam Road, Surat Thani 84000, Thailand
  • Telephone: (077)272.644; 282-543
  • Fax: 283-416

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 June 1969ErectedDiocese of Ratburi Diocese of Surat Thani (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19703,8203,270,989.1%24241592831ap1971
19805,0075,943,000.1%3131161356613ap1981
19905,9087,061,000.1%132331793710129ap1991
19996,5868,540,114.1%52631212617436ap2000
20006,5868,540,114.1%52631212617436ap2001
20016,6828,629,828.1%63440167709537ap2002
20026,5008,167,224.1%633391664910519ap2003
20036,1788,904,385.1%832401544010339ap2004
20046,6829,015,380.1%93443155449939ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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