Country: Maldives

Number of People Groups

6

People Groups Unreached

4

Total Population

352,000

Unreached Population

351,000

% Professing Christian

0.0%

% Evangelical

0.0 %

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
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Gujarati 700 Gujarati Islam 0.7 % 0.5 %
 Malayali 600 Malayalam Islam 7.0 % 4.0 %
 Maldivian, Malki 348,000 Maldivian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sinhalese 2,400 Sinhala Buddhism 1.0 % 0.6 %
 Tamil 500 Tamil Islam 8.0 % 5.0 %
  Totals:  6 352,000 4     0.0 % 0.0 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 6,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 358,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.8 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.4 %
Islam
98.7 %
Non-Religious
0.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
16.3 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
7.5 %
Protestant
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
26.1 %
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 Maldives. 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 Maldives
  • Christian ministry in Maldives
  • 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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