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Black Catholics

Archdiocese of Newark Totals
Total Parishes in the Archdiocese
234
Total Parishes Responding to survey of Black Catholics
199 or 85%

Archdiocese of Newark Black Catholic Population Summary
Haitian
8,814 or 41%
African-American
6,470 or 30%
Other Ethnic
6,327 or 29%
Total Black Catholics
21,611

Black Catholic Survey 2002

Black Catholic Persons and Families
Selected Ethnic Groups
Families
Persons
African American
2,630
6,470
Africa
Nigerian
1,094
3,029
Ghanaian
66
141
Camerounais
6
17
Liberian
39
181
Kenyan
65
239
Zairean (Dem. Rep. of Congo)
5
14
Ivorian (Ivory Coast)
6
17
Ethiopian
4
12
Togolese (Togo)
4
7
South Africa/Madagascar
6
13
Other African Nations
16
41
Caribbean
Haitian
2,645
8,814
Jamaican
106
324
Trinidadian
152
447
Grenada
12
30
Guyanese (Guyana)
49
155
Virgin Islander
17
41
Other Caribbean
81
242
Latin America
Belize/Panamanian
15
29
South America
Brazilian
5
16
Others
1
1
Grand Totals
7,386
21,611