Country: Cook Islands

Number of People Groups

7

People Groups Unreached

0

Total Population

21,000

Unreached Population

0

% Christian Adherent

97.7%

% Evangelical

11.7 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Anglo-New Zealander 800 English Christianity 79.6 % 23.0 %
 Cook Islands Maori, Rarotongan 15,000 Rarotongan Christianity 98.9 % 12.0 %
Euronesian, Part-Maori 1,000 English Christianity 100.0 % 12.0 %
Niuean 200 Niue Christianity 96.0 % 10.0 %
 Penrhyn, Tongareva 400 Penrhyn Christianity 98.3 % 8.0 %
 Pukapuka 1,200 Pukapuka Christianity 99.9 % 8.0 %
 Rakahanga-Manihiki 2,300 Rakahanga-Manihiki Christianity 93.8 % 8.0 %
  Totals:  7 21,000 0     97.7 % 11.7 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.7 %)
97.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
1.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.8 %
Independent
2.4 %
Orthodox
0.3 %
Other Christian
12.6 %
Protestant
67.2 %
Roman Catholic
16.7 %
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 Cook 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 Cook Islands
  • Christian ministry in Cook 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 Cook 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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