Advance

Note: AOLA stats are significantly down from 2003. The 2004 Advance Stats Analysis page has more details. You can also read the mid-2003 Advance Stats Analysis.

In addition, I have posted a 2004 Freewinds Stats Analysis and a 2004 Flag (Source) Stats Analysis.

As part of my ongoing project of compiling and analyzing Scientology's statistics, I am collecting statistics from Advance magazine, the magazine of the Church of Scientology's Advanced Organization of Los Angeles.

Many, many people have contributed to the statistics project by sending in tallies, completions lists, or old magazines. The contribution page tells more about how you can help. I am very interested in receiving copies of any and all issues of Advance, even those I have already. I trade duplicates with other collectors so we can have robust collections spread out around the world. I thank all those who have contributed so far!

I would like to extend special thanks to Cerridwen, who has transcribed so many completions lists and has been such a tireless collaborator on this project.

Advance Issues

Publication Major Approx Date # Comps # Indivs # Svcs
Advance 176 2004-09-01 39 34 14
Advance 151 2000-11-01 44 41 17
Advance 194 2007-05-01 55 41 12
Advance 190 2006-09-01 51 41 11
Advance 191 2006-12-01 56 43 12
Advance 195 2007-06-01 50 45 13
Advance 180 2005-02-01 54 47 12
Advance 175 2004-08-01 59 49 14
Advance 177 2004-09-01 70 52 14
Advance 187 2006-03-01 59 53 10
Advance 189 2006-06-01 67 56 11
Advance Special Issu 1998-04-01 68 57 22
Advance v 48 n 2 2016-06-01 63 57 13
Advance 217 2013-03-01 70 58 13
Advance 186 2006-02-01 79 58 13
Advance 185 2005-12-01 71 60 13
Advance 178 2004-10-01 87 63 14
Advance 205 2010-05-01 119 65 13
Advance 213 2012-08-01 79 65 30
Advance 148 2000-06-01 80 67 18
Advance 193 2007-04-01 99 67 13
Advance 206 2010-08-01 118 67 11
Advance 136 1998-08-04 94 71 19
Advance 181 2005-05-01 93 72 14
Advance 149 2000-08-01 86 73 17
Advance 188 2006-05-01 105 73 14
Advance 192 2007-01-01 98 73 16
Advance 135 1998-03-01 99 74 22
Advance 169 2003-11-01 97 75 16
Advance 132 1997-08-29 130 76 27
Advance 167 2003-09-01 95 79 12
Advance 204 2010-03-01 172 81 12
Advance 170 2003-12-01 108 83 16
Advance 219 2013-06-01 102 84 13
Advance 232 2015-05-01 131 85 11
Advance 237 2016-02-01 124 85 12
Advance v 51 n 2 2019-06-01 144 85 14
Advance 203 2009-12-01 185 89 12
Advance 173 2004-06-01 126 90 16
Advance 183 2005-09-01 157 90 15
Advance 220 2013-07-01 112 91 13
Advance 202 2009-08-01 185 91 12
Advance 235 2015-11-01 124 91 13
Advance 174 2004-07-01 141 92 16
Advance 230 2015-02-01 158 92 11
Advance 234 2015-09-01 137 92 13
Advance 212 2012-06-01 110 93 33
Advance 184 2005-11-01 162 95 19
Advance 139 1999-01-01 122 96 18
Advance 168 2003-10-01 116 96 16
Advance 137 1998-08-21 125 97 22
Advance 210 2012-03-01 128 97 38
Advance 196 2008-02-01 153 97 16
Advance 218 2013-04-01 124 98 12
Advance 134 1998-02-01 128 99 26
Advance 233 2015-07-01 147 100 11
Advance 229 2015-01-01 140 101 12
Advance v 48 n 4 2016-10-01 121 101 11
Advance 142 1999-07-01 130 102 25
Advance 131 1997-07-07 139 103 28
Advance 140 1999-02-01 145 104 18
Advance 221 2013-08-01 126 104 14
Advance 143 1999-08-01 139 105 19
Advance 216 2013-01-01 141 105 12
Advance 207 2010-12-01 243 105 12
Advance 172 2004-04-01 176 107 14
Advance 238 2016-03-01 163 107