Book: The Catholic Church - What Everyone Needs to Know by John L. Allen Jr.
As of 2012:
412, 000 priests worldwide - 40,262 in the U.S.
5000 bishops, archbishops or cardinals
275, 000 deacons
Clergy represents only.05% of all Catholics
2300 dioceses with 630 archdioceses
195 dioceses and 25 archdioceses in America
730,000 sisters - 57,000 in U.S.A
54,000 brothers - 46,000 in U.S.A
Two-thirds of priests live in the Global North
1 priest for every 1300 baptized Catholics in America and Europe
1 priest for every 4,786 baptized Catholics in Africa
1 priest for every 5,322 baptized Catholics in Southeast Asia
1 priest for every 7,081 baptized Catholics in Latin America
In the United States, 1/6 of priests are foreign-born; 300 new international priests added every year
Bigard Memorial Seminary in southeastern Nigeria has an enrollment of over 1100, which is 1/5 the size of all US seminaries combined; however, increasingly large numbers of converts within the laity have led to greater priest shortages.
2200 employees work in the Roman Curia
1 Vatican official for every 545,000 Catholics
*150, 000 Christians die for their faith every year; 80% of all global religious acts of discrimination towards Christians