Below are the statistics of those in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland as of 8 December 2017:
Priests: 465 total priests
252 Diocesan Priests in Active Ministry
249 Diocesan Active
3 Released from Diocesan Assignment
99 Diocesan priests who are retired.
12 Other (4 Administrative Leave, 6 Leave of Absence, 2 Priest Prayer & Penance)
86 Religious Order priests
16 Extern Priest (priests studying or living in the diocese not incardinated)
12 Extern Priest Active 4 Extern Priest Retired
252 Diocesan Priest Active 99 Diocesan Priest Retired
75 Religious Priests Active 11 Religious Order Priests Retired
209 Total Permanent Deacons serving and/or residing in the Diocese of Cleveland.
142 Diocesan Deacons in active ministry.
55 Retired Deacons
7 Extern Deacons
4 Released from Diocesan Assignment Deacons
1 Religious Deacon