"Quakers sit in silence because they want to know something that words cannot tell them. They want to feel something or become aware of something that they can really make connection with. It is something fundamental to their life...but they are not normally aware of it."

— Rex Ambler, The Quaker Way: a rediscovery

Friends World Committee for Consultation - 2017 Map

Friends Journal has just published a blog post entitled "New Worldwide Quaker Map Released."

The World Office of the Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new map of worldwide Quaker population figures, its first such release since 2012. The figures released show a Quaker population worldwide of approximately 380,000. A map showing the 2017 Quaker figures can be downloaded from the FWCC World Office.

Friends can also access a printable PDF by clicking on this image

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