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Diocese of Tanga

Dioecesis Tangaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Anthony Banzi, Bishop

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Tanga
18 April 1950ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Kilima-Njaro Prefecture Apostolic of Tanga (erected)
Diocese of Tanga
24 February 1958ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tanga Diocese of Tanga

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Tanga
195014,000461,6133.0%14141,0005ap1951
Diocese of Tanga
197043,481771,7395.6%433371,1753711515ap1971
198075,0001,077,0007.0%1529441,7044221221ap1981
199090,0171,362,2206.6%3133641,4064835427ap1991
1999162,9791,821,3478.9%4326692,3623442127ap2000
2000166,4291,859,6478.9%4927762,1894142827ap2001
2001170,9451,857,0609.2%4826742,3104042827ap2002
2002173,7761,860,0039.3%4723702,4823744130ap2003
2003200,0001,900,00010.5%4521663,0304342933ap2004
2004180,0001,650,00010.9%5123742,4324044233ap2005
2010229,3011,825,00012.6%5628842,7295749631ap2011

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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