◆ Burma had a new peak of 1,552 publishers in January. It was good to see 2,216 in attendance and 58 baptized at their four “Trust in Jehovah” District Conventions.
◆ A peak of 122,608 publishers was reported by the Federal Republic of Germany for January. Bible study activity continues to progress rapidly, with a new peak of 60,566.
◆ The island of Guam reached a new peak of 278 publishers during January, an 8-percent increase over last year’s average.
◆ Ireland reports their fifth consecutive publisher peak with 2,795 for January. Congregation publishers averaged 13.2 hours in the field.
◆ Madagascar had a 14-percent increase in January with a new peak of 2,764 publishers. Congregation publishers averaged 13.6 hours, 7.4 return visits, and 1.6 Bible studies.
◆ South Africa had a new peak of 43,184 publishers for January, a 7-percent increase over last year’s average.
◆ Trinidad had a new peak of 5,116 publishers in January for a 9-percent increase.
◆ Venezuela’s peak of 40,001 publishers for January represents an 11-percent increase over last year’s average.
◆ Zimbabwe had a new peak of 15,935 publishers in January and a new peak of 15,206 Bible studies.