Country: Estonia

Number of People Groups

44

People Groups Unreached

8

Total Population

1,283,000

Unreached Population

5,000

% Christian Adherent

48.1%

% Evangelical

4.5 %

Largest Religion

Non-Religious (50.9%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 200 English Christianity 77.0 % 31.0 %
 Armenian 1,300 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
 Azerbaijani, North 900 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bashkir 100 Bashkort Islam 7.0 % 0.7 %
 Belarusian 12,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 British 200 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
 Bulgarian 200 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Chechen Unknown Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chinese, general Unknown Chinese, Mandarin E Ethnic Religions 14.0 % 3.0 %
 Chuvash 300 Chuvash Christianity 35.0 % 1.0 %
Deaf Unknown Estonian Sign Language Non-Religious 45.0 % 0.0 %
 Dutch Unknown Dutch Non-Religious 45.0 % 4.4 %
 Estonian 828,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.0 % 6.0 %
Finnish 6,900 Finnish Christianity 84.0 % 12.5 %
 French 100 French Christianity 65.0 % 0.9 %
 Georgian 400 Georgian Christianity 82.0 % 1.5 %
 German 1,400 German, Standard Christianity 67.0 % 2.1 %
 Greek 100 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.0 %
 Hungarian 200 Hungarian Christianity 84.0 % 2.8 %
 Italian 200 Italian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 1,800 Yiddish, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Karelian 300 Karelian Christianity 67.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 100 Kazakh Islam 12.0 % 0.9 %
Komi-Yazva Unknown Komi-Zyrian E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 1.0 %
 Korean 200 Korean Christianity 31.0 % 16.8 %
Latvian 1,600 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
 Lezgian 100 Lezgi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lithuanian 1,600 Lithuanian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
Mari, High 200 Mari, Hill Christianity 70.0 % 0.0 %
 Moldavian 500 Romanian Christianity 72.0 % 3.7 %
 Mordvinian 400 Erzya Christianity 65.0 % 2.0 %
Ossete Unknown Ossetic Christianity 40.0 % 0.0 %
 Polish 1,500 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
Romani, Calo 400 Calo Non-Religious 40.0 % 1.0 %
 Russian 299,000 Russian Christianity 60.0 % 1.2 %
 South Asian, general 200 Hindi Hinduism 4.0 % 2.0 %
 Swedish 400 Swedish Christianity 59.0 % 6.9 %
 Tatar 1,800 Tatar Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Turk Unknown Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Udmurt 200 Udmurt Christianity 55.0 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 21,000 Ukrainian Christianity 75.0 % 3.8 %
 Uzbek, Southern 100 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Vepsian Unknown Veps Christianity 65.0 % 0.8 %
Voro 57,000 Voro Christianity 85.0 % 1.0 %
  Totals:  44 1,241,000 8     48.1 % 4.5 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.5 %)
48.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.2 %
Non-Religious
50.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
2.6 %
Orthodox
54.6 %
Other Christian
2.8 %
Protestant
29.6 %
Roman Catholic
2.0 %
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 Estonia. 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 Estonia
  • Christian ministry in Estonia
  • 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 Estonia or Eastern Europe and Eurasia. 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 Eastern Europe and Eurasia Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Church of North America - Missions Small
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
Eastern European Outreach Small
Educational Services International Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Galcom International Small
GO International Small
InterComm Small
International Christian Ministries Canada Small
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Medium
Mailbox Club International Small
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Hope International Medium
One Mission Society Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
People International USA Medium
Pioneers Medium
Salvation Army Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large

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