Country: Bahamas

Number of People Groups

9

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

395,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

94.5%

% Evangelical

35.26%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.5%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Afro-Bahamian 247,000 247,000 Bahamas Creole English Christianity 96.00 % 38.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 8,300 190,499,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 35.00 %
Bahamian 95,000 123,000 English Christianity 93.00 % 35.00 %
 British 5,000 51,606,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 9.00 %
 Chinese, general 800 8,903,000 Chinese, Mandarin Christianity 55.00 % 6.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 94.65 % 35.90 %
 Greek 1,100 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 %
 Haitian 31,000 12,693,000 Haitian Creole Christianity 95.20 % 25.00 %
 Jamaicans 6,300 3,703,000 English Christianity 86.03 % 25.00 %
  Totals:  9 395,000       0   94.46 % 35.26 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 2,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 397,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Bahamas Creole English bah 1 0
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 4 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Haitian Creole hat 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0
Totals: 6 9 0   3 4 4 5 4

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 35.3 %)
94.5 %
Ethnic Religions
0.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
3.2 %
Other / Small Religions
1.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
9.5 %
Independent
6.4 %
Orthodox
0.3 %
Other Christian
4.2 %
Protestant
61.9 %
Roman Catholic
16.8 %
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 Bahamas. 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 Bahamas
  • Christian ministry in Bahamas
  • 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 Bahamas or North America and Caribbean. 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.

Bahamas Statistics
People Groups 9
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 395,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.0%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 94.5%
Percent Evangelical 35.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.5%
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 83%
Continent North America
Region North America and Caribbean
10/40 Window No
Country Code BF
National Bible Society Website
Official National Language(s) English
Literacy Rate 96%
Estimated Illiterate Population 16,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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