Grapevine Magazine

Alcoholics Anonymous
Membership Survey

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2004 Membership Survey

Taken from Grapevine July 2005

Ages of Members

Under age 21 (1.5%)
Age 21 through 30 (7.9%)
Age 31 through 40 (18.2%)
Age 41 through 50 (33%)
Age 51 through 60 (23.1%)
Age 61 through 70 (11.5%)
Over 70 (4.8%)

Gender of Members

Women (35%)
Men (65%)

Marital Status of Members

Married (38%)
Single (29%)
Divorced (24%)
Widowed (4%)
Separated (5%)

Racial Composition of Members

White (87%)
Black (5%)
Hispanic (4%)
Native American (2%)
Asian /Other (2%)

Group Membership

Belong to a homegroup (86%)

Introduction to AA

(two responses permitted)

Self Motivated (30%)
Through AA member (31%)
Treatment facility (31%)
Family (23%)
Court Order (11%)
Councelling agency (8%)
Employer (5%)
Non AA friend (4%)
AA Literature (1%)
Alanon or Alateen member (2%)
Correctional facility (2%)
Newspaper/Magazine/TV (1%)
Member of Clergy (1%)
Other (7%)

Length of Sobriety

More than 10 years (36%)
Between 5 - 10 years (14%)
Between 1- 5 years (24%)
Less than 1 year (26%)
Average sobriety length is more than 8 years!

Meeting Attendance

Members attend an average of TWO meeetings per week.

Sponsorship

Members that have a sponsor (77%)
Those that got a sponsor within 90 days (71%)



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