Sections and ASA Membership Counts 1970 to Present

Year

# of Sections

Section Membership

ASA Membership

1970

8

4,087

14,156

1971

8

3,513

14,827

1972

11

4,595

14,934

1973

11

4,851

14,398

1974

12

6,219

14,654

1975

12

6,537

13,798

1976

16

7,529

13,958

1977

16

8,298

13,755

1978

18

8,900

13,561

1979

20

9,251

13,208

1980

20

9,006

12,868

1981

20

8,498

12,599

1982

20

8,221

12,439

1983

23

8,516

11,600

1984

23

8,722

11,223

1985

23

9,341

11,485

1986

25

10,392

11,965

1987

25

11,499

12,370

1988

27

12,522

12,382

1989

27

13,210

13,021

1990

27

13,263

12,841

1991

30

14,664

13,021

1992

32

16,185

13,072

1993

33

17,355

13,057

1994

34

17,449

13,048

1995

35

18,019

13,254

1996

37

18,545

13,134

1997

38

19,203

13,082

1998

39

19,178

13,273

1999

40

19,605

13,056

2000

40

19,223

12,854

2001

42

18,777

12,368

2002

43

19,855

12,666

2003

43

20,269

13,167

2004

43

21,366

13,715

2005

44

23,120

13,845

2006

44

24,236

14,222

2007

44

25,137

14,757

2008

46

24,998

14,422

2009

48

26,329

14,631

2010

49

25,462

13,697

2011

51

27,827

14,054

2012

52

27,309

13,125

2013

52

28,410

13,024