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SBL Dashboard
SBL Dashboard statistics are for our fiscal year July 1- July 1.
 
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Membership
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
 
Total Members 8756 8576 8254 8302 8058 8215 8417
 
Gender 
Male  6742 6517 6273 6310 6164 6243 6396
 
Female  2014 2059 1981 1992 1894 1971 2020
 
 Region
US 5994 5893 5650 5728 5528 5550 5518
 
Non-US 2762 2683 2604 2574 2517 2604 2818
 
 Type
Full 5712 5626 5435 5548 5427 5628 5746
 
Student 2368 2276 2045 1980 1913 1913 2060
 
Public 350 675 775 774 718 674 611
 


Volunteers
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Volunteers 921 951 938 942 957 954 1030


Meetings
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Annual Meeting
Program Units
170 169 172 174 177 170 171
 
Annual Meeting
Attendees
4503 4477 4369 4686 4317 4032 4238
 
International Meeting
Program Units
61 57 59 54 54 50 54
 
International Meeting
Attendees
972 892 849 1035 406 623 1159


Publications
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
SBL Books Published 34 33 39 40 34 33 33
 
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