The Numbers: The Archbishops' Council

The figures behind the charity that coordinates and promotes the work and mission of the Church of England.

£74.3m - The charity's income for the year ending December 2009, compared with £73.5m in the previous year. Of this, £41m came from grants from the Church Commissioners, who manage endowed funds, and £27.6m came from diocesan contributions

£65.1m - The amount the charity spent on direct support to the church, including £29.9m in grants to poorer dioceses and £11.9m on training ministers

£150k - No employee was paid more than this

50% - The increase in church weddings in Bradford after a project organised by the council. The target of the drive was to increase the number of church weddings by 5 per cent

27 - The number of Church of England academy schools opened by the end of 2009, including seven during the year, with a total of 34,000 children attending

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