Country: Croatia

Number of People Groups

33

People Groups Unreached

3

Total Population

4,270,000

Unreached Population

31,000

% Christian Adherent

92.6%

% Evangelical

0.4 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (92.6%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale *
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Albanian, general 17,000 Albanian, Tosk Christianity 45.0 % 0.1 %
 Americans, U.S. 400 English Christianity 81.0 % 33.0 %
Austrian, Bavarian 300 Bavarian Christianity 90.0 % 0.5 %
 Bosniak 30,000 Bosnian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bulgarian 300 Bulgarian Christianity 85.0 % 0.0 %
 Chinese, general 500 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.0 % 5.7 %
 Croat 3,821,000 Croatian Christianity 94.0 % 0.4 %
 Czech 9,200 Czech Non-Religious 25.0 % 0.8 %
Deaf Unknown Croatia Sign Language Christianity 92.0 % 0.0 %
 Dutch 200 Dutch Non-Religious 48.0 % 4.4 %
 French 300 French Christianity 67.0 % 0.9 %
 German 2,800 German, Standard Christianity 78.0 % 4.0 %
 German Swiss 100 German, Swiss Christianity 76.0 % 4.4 %
 Greek 100 Greek Christianity 95.0 % 0.0 %
 Hungarian 13,000 Hungarian Christianity 81.0 % 2.0 %
Istriot 24,000 Istriot Christianity 95.0 % 0.4 %
Istro-Romanian 500 Romanian, Istro Christianity 97.0 % 0.0 %
 Italian 17,000 Italian Christianity 83.0 % 0.3 %
 Jew 500 Croatian E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Macedonian 3,900 Macedonian Christianity 70.0 % 1.4 %
 Montenegrin 4,300 Serbian Christianity 70.0 % 0.0 %
 Polish 600 Polish Christianity 87.0 % 0.0 %
 Romani, Sinte 16,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 70.0 % 1.9 %
 Romanian 400 Romanian Christianity 98.0 % 5.4 %
 Russian 1,200 Russian Non-Religious 35.0 % 0.3 %
 Ruthenian 1,800 Rusyn Christianity 91.0 % 0.0 %
 Serb 177,000 Serbian Christianity 93.0 % 0.1 %
 Slovak 4,500 Slovak Christianity 85.0 % 15.0 %
Slovene 10,000 Slovene Christianity 95.0 % 0.1 %
 Turk 400 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 1,800 Ukrainian Christianity 70.0 % 1.0 %
Venetian 43,000 Venetian Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
Yugoslav former, general 300 Serbian Christianity 50.0 % 0.5 %
  Totals:  33 4,202,000 3     92.6 % 0.4 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.4 %)
92.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.9 %
Non-Religious
5.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.1 %
Orthodox
4.0 %
Other Christian
2.4 %
Protestant
0.3 %
Roman Catholic
91.4 %
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 Croatia. 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 Croatia
  • Christian ministry in Croatia
  • 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 Croatia 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 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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