Country: Cyprus

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

5

Total Population

1,124,000

Unreached Population

220,000

% Christian Adherent

72.0%

% Evangelical

1.1 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (72.0%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 2,000 English Christianity 75.0 % 28.9 %
 Anglo-Australian 1,500 English Christianity 69.5 % 16.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 3,200 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 1,900 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Lebanese 1,600 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 0.5 %
Arab, Maronite 400 Arabic, Cypriot Spoken Christianity 95.0 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Syrian 3,200 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 7.0 % 0.1 %
 Armenian 1,100 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
 British 31,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
 Bulgarian 19,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Chinese, general 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.0 % 3.0 %
Cypriots, Greek 711,000 Greek Christianity 94.5 % 0.7 %
 Cypriots, Turkish 203,000 Turkish Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 72.0 % 0.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 9,800 Tagalog Christianity 91.0 % 12.3 %
 Georgian 12,000 Georgian Christianity 87.0 % 1.5 %
 German 1,900 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.4 %
 Greek 18,000 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
Jew, Greek 300 Greek E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Moldavian 2,300 Romanian Christianity 74.0 % 3.7 %
 Persian 1,300 Persian, Iranian Islam 1.0 % 0.9 %
 Polish 2,900 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Romanian 24,000 Romanian Christianity 94.0 % 5.4 %
 Russian 10,000 Russian Christianity 66.0 % 1.2 %
 Serb 1,000 Serbian Christianity 81.0 % 0.6 %
 Sinhalese 7,100 Sinhala Buddhism 6.0 % 1.2 %
 South Asian, general 14,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.0 % 0.4 %
 Ukrainian 3,700 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
 Vietnamese 6,800 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.4 % 1.2 %
  Totals:  29 1,094,000 5     72.0 % 1.1 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
1.3%
Christianity
  Evangelical
72.0%
1.1%
Ethnic Religions
0.1%
Hinduism
0.5%
Islam
20.4%
Non-Religious
5.2%
Other / Small Religions
0.5%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
1.4%
Independent
2.8%
Protestant
2.4%
Roman Catholic
1.8%
Orthodox
88.9%
Other Christian
0.3%

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 Cyprus. Internet searches are probably the best way to find such an organization. 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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