Country: Northern Mariana Islands

Number of People Groups

11

People Groups Unreached

1

Total Population

54,000

Unreached Population

900

% Christian Adherent

74.9%

% Evangelical

13.3 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (74.9%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale *
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 5,900 English Christianity 77.0 % 28.9 %
Carolinian 2,100 Carolinian Christianity 95.0 % 11.0 %
 Chamorro 19,000 Chamorro Christianity 99.0 % 14.0 %
 Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 85.0 % 12.7 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 11,000 Tagalog Christianity 99.0 % 13.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin E Ethnic Religions 9.0 % 5.7 %
 Japanese 900 Japanese Buddhism 1.5 % 0.5 %
 Korean 1,900 Korean Christianity 31.0 % 16.8 %
Palauan 1,300 Palauan Christianity 95.0 % 6.0 %
Tanapag Unknown Tanapag Christianity 96.0 % 6.0 %
Woleaian 200 Woleaian Christianity 96.0 % 2.0 %
  Totals:  11 52,000 1     74.9 % 13.3 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
7.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 13.3 %)
74.9 %
Ethnic Religions
7.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
9.0 %
Other / Small Religions
1.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.2 %
Independent
6.2 %
Orthodox
0.2 %
Other Christian
3.6 %
Protestant
24.5 %
Roman Catholic
65.2 %
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 Northern Mariana 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 Northern Mariana Islands
  • Christian ministry in Northern Mariana 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 Northern Mariana 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.

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