Country: Micronesia, Federated States

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

1

Total Population

114,000

Unreached Population

900

% Professing Christian

95.6%

% Evangelical

22.5 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 1,600 186,762,000 English Christianity 73.0 % 28.9 %
Carolinian 3,600 5,900 Carolinian Christianity 93.0 % 18.0 %
 Chamorro 1,200 135,000 Chamorro Christianity 100.0 % 16.0 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Language Unknown Christianity 96.0 % 20.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 1,000 36,207,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.0 % 12.3 %
 Japanese 900 124,304,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.5 % 0.5 %
 Kapingamarangi 3,200 3,200 Kapingamarangi Christianity 93.0 % 30.0 %
 Kosraen, Kusaie 7,900 8,600 Kosraean Christianity 99.0 % 19.0 %
Micronesians, English-Speaking 2,200 2,200 English Christianity 96.0 % 24.3 %
 Mokilese 1,700 1,800 Mokilese Christianity 97.0 % 27.8 %
Mortlockese 7,200 7,200 Mortlockese Christianity 98.0 % 20.0 %
Namonuito 1,200 1,200 Namonuito Christianity 95.0 % 14.0 %
Ngatik 600 600 Ngatik Men's Creole Christianity 80.0 % 3.0 %
 Nukoro, Nukuoro 1,000 1,000 Nukuoro Christianity 100.0 % 14.0 %
Paafang 1,600 1,600 Paafang Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
 Pingilapese, Pingelap 2,600 3,100 Pingelapese Christianity 100.0 % 19.0 %
 Ponapean 28,000 29,000 Pohnpeian Christianity 97.5 % 23.0 %
Puluwat 1,700 1,700 Puluwatese Christianity 100.0 % 19.0 %
Satawalese 600 600 Satawalese Christianity 100.0 % 6.0 %
 Sonsorol 900 1,900 Sonsorol Christianity 90.0 % 6.0 %
 Trukese 32,000 35,000 Chuukese Christianity 98.5 % 26.0 %
Ulithian 3,800 4,300 Ulithian Christianity 98.0 % 24.0 %
Woleaian, Wolean 2,100 2,400 Woleaian Christianity 99.0 % 22.1 %
 Yapese 8,400 9,000 Yapese Christianity 84.5 % 22.0 %
  Totals:  24 114,000 1       95.6 % 22.5 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 1,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 115,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.6 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 22.5 %)
95.6 %
Ethnic Religions
2.2 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
0.7 %
Other / Small Religions
0.9 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
4.1 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.3 %
Protestant
46.3 %
Roman Catholic
48.8 %
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 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 Micronesia, Federated States. 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 Micronesia, Federated States
  • Christian ministry in Micronesia, Federated States
  • 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 Micronesia, Federated States 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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