By the numbers: Boy Scouts of America

Published On: Feb 06 2013 10:47:10 AM PST   Updated On: May 24 2013 08:23:09 AM PDT

The Boy Scouts of America recently decided to allow openly gay youths to join scouting. Take a look at the numbers behind America's largest youth organization.

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Membership in Boy Scouts has declined by about a third since 1999. As of Dec. 31, 2012, youth membership totaled 2,658,794. There are also 1,039,825 adult members, who are mostly leaders of various groups.


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