Country: Moldova

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

7

Total Population

3,548,000

Unreached Population

14,000

% Christian Adherent

75.5%

% Evangelical

3.5 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Armenian 2,400 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
 Azerbaijani, North 2,200 Azerbaijani, North Islam 2.5 % 0.2 %
 Bashkir 500 Bashkort Islam 7.0 % 0.2 %
 Belarusian 16,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 Bulgarian 72,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Chuvash 1,000 Chuvash Christianity 35.0 % 0.2 %
 Czech 500 Czech Non-Religious 26.0 % 0.7 %
Deaf Unknown Moldova Sign Language Christianity 73.0 % 0.0 %
 Gagauzi Turk 137,000 Gagauz Christianity 90.0 % 5.8 %
 Georgian 900 Georgian Christianity 85.0 % 1.5 %
 German 6,100 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.1 %
 Greek, Romei 500 Greek Christianity 90.0 % 0.5 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 4,400 Yiddish, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 900 Kazakh Islam 12.0 % 0.7 %
 Lithuanian 800 Lithuanian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
 Moldavian 2,456,000 Romanian Christianity 74.0 % 3.7 %
Ossete 300 Ossetic Christianity 40.0 % 0.0 %
 Polish 3,800 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Romani, Balkan 12,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 83.0 % 0.2 %
 Romani, Vlax 1,700 Romani, Vlax Christianity 70.0 % 0.5 %
 Romanian 67,000 Romanian Christianity 97.0 % 5.4 %
 Russian 335,000 Russian Christianity 75.0 % 1.2 %
 Tajik 500 Tajiki Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Tatar 2,800 Tatar Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Tatar, Crimean 1,500 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 1,700 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Udmurt 600 Udmurt Christianity 55.0 % 1.0 %
 Ukrainian 401,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
 Uzbek, Northern 1,200 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.8 % 0.3 %
  Totals:  29 3,531,000 7     75.5 % 3.5 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.5 %)
75.5 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
3.3 %
Non-Religious
21.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.2 %
Orthodox
84.5 %
Other Christian
5.0 %
Protestant
5.2 %
Roman Catholic
4.2 %
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 Moldova. 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 Moldova
  • Christian ministry in Moldova
  • 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 Moldova 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 God, Cleveland, Tennessee 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
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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