Country: Christmas Island

Number of People Groups

3

People Groups Unreached

1

Total Population

1,500

Unreached Population

300

% Christian Adherent

19.0%

% Evangelical

2.9 %

Largest Religion

Buddhism (35.1%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Anglo-Australian 200 English Christianity 70.0 % 10.0 %
 Chinese, general 1,000 Language Unknown Buddhism 14.0 % 2.0 %
 Malay 300 Malay Islam 0.5 % 0.5 %
  Totals:  3 1,500 1     19.0 % 2.9 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
35.1%
Christianity
  Evangelical
19.0%
2.9%
Ethnic Religions
0.4%
Hinduism
0.0%
Islam
20.1%
Non-Religious
22.8%
Other / Small Religions
2.7%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
42.4%
Independent
4.8%
Protestant
19.0%
Roman Catholic
27.2%
Orthodox
0.0%
Other Christian
6.6%

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 Christmas Island. 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 Christmas Island
  • Christian ministry in Christmas Island
  • 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 Christmas Island 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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