Country: New Caledonia

Number of People Groups

45

People Groups Unreached

0

Total Population

255,000

Unreached Population

0

% Christian Adherent

78.4%

% Evangelical

5.4 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (78.4%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Aeke 300 Haeke Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
Ajie, Wai 5,600 Ajie Christianity 100.0 % 17.0 %
Ara 200 Arha Christianity 100.0 % 4.0 %
Aragure, Haragure 800 Xaragure Christianity 100.0 % 6.0 %
Aro 300 Arho Christianity 100.0 % 10.0 %
Aveke 300 Haveke Christianity 100.0 % 12.0 %
Bwatoo, Voh-Kone 200 Bwatoo Christianity 100.0 % 13.0 %
Caac, Moenebeng 1,200 Caac Christianity 100.0 % 7.0 %
Camuhi, Camuki 2,700 Cemuhi Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 81.0 % 7.0 %
Dubea, Drubea 1,200 Drubea Christianity 100.0 % 6.0 %
Euronesian 25,000 French Christianity 91.0 % 9.0 %
Futunian, East 4,800 Futuna, East Christianity 100.0 % 5.0 %
Fwai 2,000 Fwai Christianity 100.0 % 6.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 300 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.0 % 5.7 %
Iaian 4,300 Iaai Christianity 100.0 % 5.0 %
 Italian 7,700 Italian Christianity 82.0 % 1.1 %
 Javanese, New Caledonian 11,000 Javanese, New Caledonian Islam 15.0 % 1.0 %
Kwenyi, Kapone 2,300 Numee Christianity 100.0 % 5.0 %
Lifuan, Dehu 14,000 Drehu Christianity 98.0 % 8.0 %
Moaeke, Hmwaeke 100 Vamale Christianity 100.0 % 11.0 %
Moaveke 200 Hmwaveke Christianity 100.0 % 17.0 %
Neku 100 Neku Christianity 100.0 % 7.0 %
Nemi 1,000 Nemi Christianity 100.0 % 6.0 %
Nenema 1,100 Nelemwa-Nixumwak Christianity 100.0 % 15.0 %
Nengonese, Mare 9,200 Nengone Christianity 100.0 % 12.0 %
New Caledonian French 96,000 French Christianity 61.0 % 2.0 %
Njawe, Ubach 1,000 Jawe Christianity 100.0 % 10.0 %
Nyua-Bonde, Thuanga 2,500 Yuanga Christianity 100.0 % 3.0 %
Orowe, Boewe 500 Orowe Christianity 100.0 % 18.0 %
Pati, Ponerihouen 7,600 Paici Christianity 100.0 % 11.0 %
Pinje 200 Pije Christianity 95.0 % 12.0 %
Poamei 300 Pwaamei Christianity 100.0 % 18.0 %
Poapoa Unknown Pwapwa Christianity 100.0 % 12.0 %
 Portuguese 800 Portuguese Christianity 94.0 % 3.0 %
 Spaniard 2,600 Spanish Christianity 77.0 % 1.0 %
 Tahitian 5,300 Tahitian Christianity 100.0 % 6.0 %
Tayo, Kaldosh Euronesian 900 Tayo Christianity 90.0 % 6.0 %
Tiri, Ciri 600 Tiri Christianity 100.0 % 5.0 %
Uvean, West 2,300 Fagauvea Christianity 100.0 % 7.0 %
 Vanuatu Melanesian 2,100 Bislama Christianity 94.0 % 45.0 %
 Vietnamese 2,500 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.0 % 1.8 %
Wallisian, East Uvean 23,000 Wallisian Christianity 98.0 % 4.0 %
Xaracuu, Canala 6,000 Xaracuu Christianity 100.0 % 6.0 %
Yalayu 2,100 Nyalayu Christianity 90.0 % 8.0 %
  Totals:  45 252,000 0     78.4 % 5.4 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
0.5%
Christianity
  Evangelical
78.4%
5.4%
Ethnic Religions
1.6%
Hinduism
0.0%
Islam
2.4%
Non-Religious
16.1%
Other / Small Religions
1.0%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
0.1%
Independent
5.9%
Protestant
18.9%
Roman Catholic
74.1%
Orthodox
0.7%
Other Christian
0.3%

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 New Caledonia. 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 New Caledonia
  • Christian ministry in New Caledonia
  • 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 New Caledonia 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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