Country: Romania

Number of People Groups

30

People Groups Unreached

5 (16.7%)

Total Population

21,419,000

Unreached Population

64,000 (0.3%)

% Professing Christian

93.1%

% Evangelical

4.77 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Armenian 1,400 6,198,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 %
 Aromanian 28,000 347,000 Aromanian Christianity 84.00 % 0.80 %
 British 4,500 49,948,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Bulgarian 7,300 7,184,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Chinese, general 12,000 7,944,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 3.00 %
 Croat 5,400 5,291,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 %
 Czech 2,500 10,149,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Romanian Sign Language Christianity 97.00 % 2.90 %
 French 4,400 49,054,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 Gagauzi Turk 1,100 182,000 Gagauz Christianity 72.00 % 7.00 %
 German 36,000 64,598,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
 Greek, Karakatchan 3,700 10,825,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 %
 Hungarian, Romanian, Szekely 1,225,000 11,752,000 Hungarian Christianity 92.00 % 2.70 %
Jew, Romanian 3,300 189,000 Romanian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Macedonian 1,300 2,051,000 Macedonian Christianity 88.00 % 0.10 %
 Moldavian 22,000 3,110,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 %
 Nogai, Nogay 11,000 102,000 Nogai Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Polish 2,500 41,323,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Romani, Balkan 22,000 1,288,000 Romani, Balkan Islam 20.00 % 0.50 %
 Romani, Carpathian 11,000 463,000 Romani, Carpathian Christianity 80.00 % 0.50 %
 Romani, Vlax 580,000 1,199,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 %
 Romanian 19,257,000 22,258,000 Romanian Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
 Russian, Lipovan 24,000 130,000,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
 Saxon, Transylvanian 22,000 22,000 German, Standard Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
 Serb 18,000 10,982,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 %
 Slovak 14,000 5,033,000 Slovak Christianity 93.00 % 1.20 %
 South Asian, general 1,700 6,878,000 Hindi Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 %
 Tatar, Crimean 20,000 587,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 28,000 57,158,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 51,000 37,911,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
  Totals:  30 21,419,000       5   93.15 % 4.77 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 92,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 21,511,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.8 %)
93.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.8 %
Non-Religious
6.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.2 %
Orthodox
81.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.8 %
Roman Catholic
7.0 %
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 groups who live 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 number of Christians 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 Romania. 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 Romania
  • Christian ministry in Romania
  • 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 Romania 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 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
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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