Below are the statistics of those in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland as of 8 May 2017:
Priests: 458 total priests
251 Diocesan Priests in Active Ministry
248 Diocesan Active
3 Released from Diocesan Assignment
96 Diocesan priests who are retired.
15 Other (5 Administrative Leave, 8 Leave of Absence, 2 Priest Prayer & Penance)
80 Religious Order priests
16 Extern Priest (priests studying or living in the diocese not incardinated)
12 Extern Priest Active 4 Extern Priest Retired
250 Diocesan Priest Active 96 Diocesan Priest Retired
70 Religious Priests Active 10 Religious Order Priests Retired
212 Total Permanent Deacons serving and/or residing in the Diocese of Cleveland.
148 Diocesan Deacons in active ministry.
52 Retired Deacons
7 Extern Deacons
4 Released from Diocesan Assignment Deacons
1 Religious Deacon