Country: Solomon Islands

Number of People Groups

71

People Groups Unreached

0

Total Population

587,000

Unreached Population

0

% Christian Adherent

96.1%

% Evangelical

31.5 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (96.1%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
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Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Anuta 400 Anuta Christianity 90.0 % 16.0 %
Areare 26,000 Areare Christianity 97.0 % 32.0 %
Arosi 9,800 Arosi Christianity 96.0 % 34.0 %
Asumbua 100 Asumboa Christianity 95.0 % 17.0 %
Babatana 10,000 Babatana Christianity 98.0 % 34.0 %
Baeggu 8,600 Baeggu Christianity 99.0 % 31.0 %
Baelelea 13,000 Baelelea Christianity 99.0 % 36.0 %
Baniata, Mbaniata 2,700 Touo Christianity 90.0 % 22.0 %
Bauro 7,200 Tairaha Christianity 96.0 % 33.0 %
Bilua, Mbilua 13,000 Bilua Christianity 99.0 % 33.0 %
Birao, Mbirau 8,600 Birao Christianity 98.0 % 33.0 %
Blablanga 2,600 Blablanga Christianity 85.0 % 16.0 %
Bugoto, Mbughotu 5,900 Bughotu Christianity 97.0 % 34.0 %
Deaf Unknown Rennellese Sign Language Christianity 96.0 % 0.0 %
Dorio 3,500 Dori'o Christianity 95.0 % 30.0 %
Duke, Nduke 3,400 Duke Christianity 96.0 % 27.0 %
Euronesian 18,000 English Christianity 99.0 % 34.0 %
Fagani 1,300 Fagani Christianity 83.0 % 15.0 %
Fataleka 9,700 Fataleka Christianity 94.0 % 32.0 %
 Fijian 1,800 Fijian Christianity 73.0 % 16.0 %
Fiu, Kwara'ae 47,000 Kwara'ae Christianity 99.0 % 34.0 %
Florida Islander, Nggela 17,000 Gela Christianity 99.0 % 32.0 %
Gao 1,800 Gao Christianity 80.0 % 13.0 %
Ghari, Tangarare 18,000 Ghari Christianity 99.0 % 35.0 %
Gulaalaa, Kwai 2,300 Gula'alaa Christianity 80.0 % 14.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,900 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.0 % 5.0 %
Hoava 700 Hoava Christianity 90.0 % 19.0 %
Kahua, Narihua 7,500 Kahua Christianity 97.0 % 33.0 %
Kiribertese 7,100 Kiribati Christianity 100.0 % 32.0 %
Kokota 800 Kokota Christianity 95.0 % 16.0 %
Kumbokota 3,700 Ghanongga Christianity 95.0 % 28.0 %
Kusaghe 3,500 Kusaghe Christianity 95.0 % 30.0 %
Kwaio 19,000 Kwaio Christianity 96.0 % 30.0 %
Langalanga 10,000 Wala Christianity 95.0 % 35.0 %
Lau, Ndai 25,000 Lau Christianity 95.0 % 30.0 %
Lengo, Tasemboko 20,000 Lengo Christianity 100.0 % 29.0 %
Longgu 2,700 Longgu Christianity 90.0 % 25.0 %
Lungga 4,000 Lungga Christianity 90.0 % 24.0 %
Malango 6,000 Malango Christianity 94.0 % 33.0 %
Maringe, Cheke Holo 16,000 Cheke Holo Christianity 97.0 % 34.0 %
Marovo 12,000 Marovo Christianity 98.0 % 34.0 %
Mono, Alu 4,900 Mono Christianity 90.0 % 33.0 %
Nalogo 1,900 Nalogo Christianity 95.0 % 30.0 %
Nanggu 300 Engdewu Christianity 85.0 % 14.0 %
Natugu 5,100 Natugu Christianity 99.0 % 34.0 %
Nembao 900 Amba Christianity 83.0 % 12.0 %
Neo-Melanesian Papuan 5,900 Tok Pisin Christianity 95.0 % 32.0 %
Oloha Unknown Oroha Christianity 80.0 % 8.0 %
 Ontong Java Islander 3,400 Ontong Java Christianity 100.0 % 31.0 %
Pileni 2,400 Vaeakau-Taumako Christianity 95.0 % 19.0 %
Reef Islander, Gnivo 12,000 Aiwoo Christianity 99.0 % 35.0 %
Rennellese, Mugaba 6,400 Rennell-Bellona Christianity 99.0 % 31.0 %
Ririo 100 Ririo Christianity 86.0 % 15.0 %
Roviana, Robiana 14,000 Roviana Christianity 99.0 % 33.0 %
Russel Islander, Laube 2,600 Lavukaleve Christianity 90.0 % 24.0 %
Saa, South Malaita 17,000 Sa'a Christianity 90.0 % 35.0 %
Santa Ana 9,900 Owa Christianity 97.0 % 36.0 %
Savo Islander, Savosavo 3,500 Savosavo Christianity 91.0 % 26.0 %
 Sikayana 1,100 Sikaiana Christianity 90.0 % 16.0 %
Simbo 3,900 Simbo Christianity 95.0 % 25.0 %
Solomoni Creole, Pidgin 35,000 Pijin Christianity 98.0 % 33.0 %
Talise 18,000 Talise Christianity 98.0 % 33.0 %
 Tavula, Vagua 2,900 Vaghua Christianity 87.0 % 22.0 %
Teanu, Buma 600 Teanu Christianity 95.0 % 22.0 %
Tikopia 4,800 Tikopia Christianity 98.0 % 17.0 %
To'ambaita, Maluu 18,000 To'abaita Christianity 99.0 % 31.0 %
Ugele 1,700 Ughele Christianity 82.0 % 18.0 %
Vangunu 1,300 Vangunu Christianity 94.0 % 18.0 %
 Vanuatu Melanesian 12,000 Bislama Christianity 100.0 % 33.0 %
Varese 7,500 Varisi Christianity 98.0 % 31.0 %
Zabana 4,400 Zabana Christianity 90.0 % 25.0 %
  Totals:  71 574,000 0     96.1 % 31.5 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 31.5 %)
96.1 %
Ethnic Religions
2.2 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
1.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
35.5 %
Independent
7.3 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
34.7 %
Roman Catholic
22.2 %
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 Solomon Islands. 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 Solomon Islands
  • Christian ministry in Solomon Islands
  • 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 Solomon Islands 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.
In Solomon Islands Size
Baptist World Aid, Australia Small
LifeWind Medium
TEAR Australia Medium

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