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What are the statistics for the last 50-100 years as to how many people convert and become Geirim yearly?

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Being that there is no central authority (at least outside of Israel), I can't imagine how there would be. I'm a ger and as far as I know, I was never "registered" anywhere beyond the NYC rabbi who coordinated it. – yitznewton Dec 26 '12 at 19:52
@yitznewton, if your rabbi is part of an umbrella organization he might have submitted a copy of that certificate to their archives, but AFAIK there's no one central collection point for such documents. – Monica Cellio Dec 26 '12 at 22:24
@yitznewton A lack of registration does not prevent statistics. What you do is count all the conversions in an "average" city (for better accuracy you pick some small, medium, and large cities), then extrapolate to other cities. It's not exact, but will at least give an idea. – Ariel Dec 27 '12 at 1:26
@Ariel I doubt you can find enough cities that have both significant conversion stats, and are representative. Our communities are so diverse and relatively few, and some are known specifically for encouraging conversion. In other words I would strongly expect major skew. – yitznewton Dec 27 '12 at 16:53

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