Country: Cyprus

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

5 (17.2%)

Total Population

1,098,000

Unreached Population

221,000 (20.1%)

% Professing Christian

72.0%

% Evangelical

1.15 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 2,000 186,662,000 English Christianity 75.00 % 28.90 %
 Anglo-Australian 1,500 16,953,000 English Christianity 69.48 % 16.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 3,200 55,022,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Iraqi 1,900 16,374,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Lebanese 1,600 10,560,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 %
Arab, Maronite 400 400 Arabic, Cypriot Spoken Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Syrian 3,200 19,411,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 7.00 % 0.10 %
 Armenian 1,100 6,198,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 %
 British 31,000 49,948,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Bulgarian 19,000 7,184,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Chinese, general 1,100 7,944,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 %
Cypriots, Greek 714,000 778,000 Greek Christianity 94.50 % 0.70 %
 Cypriots, Turkish 203,000 208,000 Turkish Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 72.00 % 0.80 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 9,800 36,205,000 Tagalog Christianity 91.00 % 12.30 %
 Georgian 12,000 3,603,000 Georgian Christianity 87.00 % 1.50 %
 German 1,900 64,598,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.40 %
 Greek 18,000 10,825,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
Jew, Greek 300 3,400 Greek Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moldavian 2,300 3,110,000 Romanian Christianity 74.00 % 3.70 %
 Persian 1,300 36,852,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 1.00 % 0.90 %
 Polish 2,900 41,323,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.25 %
 Romanian 24,000 22,258,000 Romanian Christianity 94.00 % 5.40 %
 Russian 10,000 130,000,000 Russian Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 %
 Serb 1,000 10,982,000 Serbian Christianity 81.00 % 0.60 %
 Sinhalese 7,200 11,739,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.00 % 1.20 %
 South Asian, general 14,000 6,878,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 %
 Ukrainian 3,700 37,911,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
 Vietnamese 6,900 83,406,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.40 % 1.20 %
  Totals:  29 1,098,000       5   71.96 % 1.15 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 30,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 1,128,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.3 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.1 %)
72.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.5 %
Islam
20.4 %
Non-Religious
5.2 %
Other / Small Religions
0.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
1.4 %
Independent
2.8 %
Orthodox
88.9 %
Other Christian
0.3 %
Protestant
2.4 %
Roman Catholic
1.8 %
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 groups who live 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 number of Christians 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 Cyprus. 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 Cyprus
  • Christian ministry in Cyprus
  • 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 Cyprus or Western Europe. 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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