Country: Poland

Number of People Groups

30

People Groups Unreached

5

Total Population

37,927,000

Unreached Population

16,000

% Professing Christian

89.6%

% Evangelical

0.3 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 5,800 186,762,000 English Christianity 77.0 % 24.0 %
 Armenian 2,900 6,188,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
 Belarusian 46,000 9,824,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 British 5,500 49,252,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
 Czech 1,800 10,118,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.0 % 0.7 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Polish Sign Language Christianity 90.0 % 0.0 %
 French 3,900 41,867,000 French Christianity 62.0 % 0.9 %
 German 122,000 64,735,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 1.9 %
 Greek 1,900 10,824,000 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Italian 4,800 39,354,000 Italian Christianity 85.0 % 1.0 %
 Jew, Polish 3,200 120,000 Polish E Ethnic Religions 0.4 % 0.1 %
 Karaite 200 23,000 Karaim E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kashubian, Cashubian 99,000 99,000 Kashubian Christianity 90.0 % 0.4 %
 Lithuanian 7,800 2,857,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
 Macedonian 5,000 2,086,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.0 % 0.2 %
 Polish 36,684,000 40,483,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
Romani, Baltic 30,000 45,000 Romani, Baltic Christianity 55.0 % 2.0 %
 Romani, Carpathian 4,300 463,000 Romani, Carpathian Christianity 75.0 % 2.0 %
 Romani, Sinte 4,400 226,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 70.0 % 0.5 %
 Romani, Vlax, Lovari 4,900 1,198,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 60.0 % 2.0 %
 Russian 15,000 129,028,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
 Ruthenian, Lemko 8,200 589,000 Rusyn Christianity 90.0 % 4.0 %
Silesian 785,000 785,000 Silesian Christianity 80.0 % 0.3 %
Silesian, Upper 12,000 23,000 Silesian, Lower Christianity 85.0 % 1.0 %
 Slovak 2,900 4,947,000 Slovak Christianity 93.0 % 1.2 %
 South Asian, general 3,300 6,876,000 Hindi Hinduism 4.0 % 2.0 %
 Tatar 4,800 6,316,000 Polish Islam 2.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 4,800 57,984,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 50,000 37,958,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
 Vietnamese 3,400 83,742,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.0 % 1.3 %
  Totals:  30 37,927,000 5       89.6 % 0.3 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 90,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 38,017,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.3 %)
89.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
10.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
2.2 %
Other Christian
1.9 %
Protestant
0.3 %
Roman Catholic
95.4 %
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 Poland. 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 Poland
  • Christian ministry in Poland
  • 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 Poland 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
New Hope International 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
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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