Country: China, Hong Kong

Number of People Groups

13

People Groups Unreached

5

Total Population

7,228,000

Unreached Population

149,000

% Professing Christian

12.7%

% Evangelical

6.3 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 British 20,000 English Christianity 70.0 % 8.0 %
 Chinese, general 391,000 Chinese, Yue E Ethnic Religions 9.0 % 5.0 %
Deaf Unknown Hong Kong Sign Language E Ethnic Religions 12.4 % 6.1 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 127,000 Tagalog Christianity 95.0 % 17.0 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 6,270,000 Chinese, Yue E Ethnic Religions 11.1 % 6.1 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 70,000 Chinese, Hakka E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 1.5 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 64,000 Chinese, Min Bei E Ethnic Religions 7.5 % 5.0 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 80,000 Chinese, Min Nan E Ethnic Religions 11.0 % 7.0 %
 Indonesian 127,000 Indonesian Islam 17.0 % 10.0 %
 Japanese 12,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.0 % 0.3 %
 Nepalese 16,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.0 % 0.9 %
 South Asian, general 40,000 Language Unknown Hinduism 2.0 % 0.8 %
 Thai, Central 11,000 Thai Buddhism 1.4 % 0.6 %
  Totals:  13 7,228,000 5     12.7 % 6.3 %  
  Population above UN estimate: 121,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 7,107,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.3 %)
12.7 %
Ethnic Religions
60.1 %
Hinduism
0.4 %
Islam
1.9 %
Non-Religious
22.2 %
Other / Small Religions
2.9 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
3.2 %
Independent
11.6 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.8 %
Protestant
52.7 %
Roman Catholic
28.5 %
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 China, Hong Kong. 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 China, Hong Kong
  • Christian ministry in China, Hong Kong
  • 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



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