Country: American Samoa

Number of People Groups

10

People Groups Unreached

1

Total Population

60,000

Unreached Population

1,100

% Christian Adherent

95.3%

% Evangelical

21.8 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (95.3%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 1,200 English Christianity 91.5 % 31.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 95.1 % 21.3 %
Euronesian 4,200 English Christianity 96.0 % 26.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 700 Tagalog Christianity 98.0 % 12.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 100 Chinese, Mandarin Christianity 40.0 % 10.0 %
 Japanese 1,100 Japanese Buddhism 5.0 % 1.0 %
 Korean 600 Korean Christianity 35.0 % 20.0 %
 Samoan 51,000 Samoan Christianity 98.0 % 22.0 %
Tokelauan 100 Tokelauan Christianity 95.0 % 30.0 %
Tongan 800 Tongan Christianity 96.1 % 22.0 %
  Totals:  10 60,000 1     95.3 % 21.8 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.6 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 21.8 %)
95.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.5 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
1.8 %
Other / Small Religions
1.3 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.3 %
Independent
5.9 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
28.7 %
Protestant
50.5 %
Roman Catholic
14.6 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in American Samoa. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in American Samoa
  • Christian ministry in American Samoa
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in American Samoa or South Pacific. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
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