Country: China, Macau

Number of People Groups

12

People Groups Unreached

4

Total Population

555,000

Unreached Population

502,000

% Professing Christian

6.1%

% Evangelical

1.8 %

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
 British 7,400 49,252,000 English Christianity 70.0 % 8.0 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 5.4 % 1.6 %
European, general 600 231,000 English Christianity 70.0 % 8.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 7,200 36,207,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.0 % 18.0 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 454,000 77,743,000 Chinese, Yue E Ethnic Religions 1.6 % 1.4 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 31,000 860,021,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 2.4 % 1.8 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 23,000 56,699,000 Chinese, Min Nan E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 3.0 %
 Javanese 700 17,189,000 Javanese Islam 10.0 % 3.3 %
Macanese 11,000 13,000 Macanese Christianity 77.0 % 3.0 %
 Portuguese 2,300 15,392,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.0 % 1.3 %
 Sino-Burmese 16,000 31,631,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.0 % 0.3 %
 Thai, Central 700 19,924,000 Thai Buddhism 1.7 % 0.5 %
  Totals:  12 555,000 4       6.1 % 1.8 %  
  Population above UN estimate: 12,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 543,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
16.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.8 %)
6.1 %
Ethnic Religions
61.2 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.1 %
Non-Religious
16.5 %
Other / Small Religions
2.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.5 %
Independent
9.1 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
8.0 %
Protestant
7.9 %
Roman Catholic
54.6 %
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 China, Macau. 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, Macau
  • Christian ministry in China, Macau
  • 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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