Country: Maldives

Number of People Groups

9

People Groups Unreached

6

Total Population

351,000

Unreached Population

345,000

% Christian Adherent

0.1%

% Evangelical

0.0 %

Largest Religion

Islam (98.6%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Arab 500 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.5 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 0.2 % 0.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 300 Tagalog Christianity 88.0 % 12.0 %
 Gujarati 700 Gujarati Islam 0.7 % 0.5 %
 Malay 300 Malay Islam 0.9 % 0.0 %
 Malayali 600 Malayalam Islam 7.0 % 4.0 %
 Maldivian, Malki 341,000 Maldivian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sinhalese 2,400 Sinhala Buddhism 1.0 % 0.6 %
 Tamil 500 Tamil Islam 8.0 % 5.0 %
  Totals:  9 347,000 6     0.1 % 0.0 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
0.8%
Christianity
  Evangelical
0.1%
0.0%
Ethnic Religions
0.0%
Hinduism
0.4%
Islam
98.6%
Non-Religious
0.1%
Other / Small Religions
0.0%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
0.0%
Independent
10.9%
Protestant
23.5%
Roman Catholic
61.4%
Orthodox
1.2%
Other Christian
3.0%

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

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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 such an organization. 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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