Country: Solomon Islands

Number of People Groups

74

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

622,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

95.8%

% Evangelical

31.20%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.9%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Anuta 400 400 Anuta Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 % -
 Areare 28,000 28,000 Areare Christianity 97.00 % 32.00 % -
Arosi 10,000 10,000 Arosi Christianity 96.00 % 34.00 % -
Asumbua 100 100 Amba Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 % -
Babatana 11,000 11,000 Babatana Christianity 98.00 % 34.00 % -
Baeggu 9,200 9,200 Baeggu Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 % -
Baelelea 14,000 14,000 Baelelea Christianity 99.00 % 36.00 % -
Baniata 2,900 2,900 Touo Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 % -
Bauro 7,700 7,700 Tairaha Christianity 96.00 % 33.00 % -
Bilua 14,000 14,000 Bilua Christianity 99.00 % 33.00 % -
Birao 9,200 9,200 Birao Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
Blablanga 2,800 2,800 Blablanga Christianity 85.00 % 16.00 % -
Bugoto 6,300 6,300 Bughotu Christianity 97.00 % 34.00 % -
Deaf 6,400 47,090,000 Solomon Islands Sign Language Christianity 95.80 % -
Dorio 3,700 3,700 Dori'o Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
 Duke 3,600 3,600 Duke Christianity 96.00 % 27.00 % -
 Euronesian 19,000 125,000 English Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 % -
Fagani 1,400 1,400 Fagani Christianity 83.00 % 15.00 % -
Fataleka 10,000 10,000 Fataleka Christianity 94.00 % 32.00 % -
 Fijian 1,900 393,000 Fijian Christianity 73.00 % 16.00 % -
Fiu, Kwara'ae 50,000 50,000 Kwara'ae Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 % -
Florida Islander, Nggela 19,000 19,000 Gela Christianity 99.00 % 32.00 % -
Gao 1,900 1,900 Gao Christianity 80.00 % 13.00 % -
Ghari, Tangarare 19,000 19,000 Ghari Christianity 99.00 % 35.00 % -
Gulaalaa, Kwai 2,400 2,400 Gula'alaa Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 4,100 870,225,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 % -
Hoava 700 700 Hoava Christianity 90.00 % 19.00 % -
Kahua, Narihua 8,000 8,000 Kahua Christianity 97.00 % 33.00 % -
Kiribertese, Gilbertese 7,600 133,000 Kiribati Christianity 96.00 % 32.00 % -
Kokota 800 800 Kokota Christianity 95.00 % 16.00 % -
Kumbokota 3,900 3,900 Ghanongga Christianity 95.00 % 28.00 % -
Kusaghe 3,700 3,700 Kusaghe Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
Kwaio 21,000 21,000 Kwaio Christianity 96.00 % 30.00 % -
Langalanga 11,000 11,000 Wala Christianity 95.00 % 35.00 % -
Lau, Ndai 26,000 26,000 Lau Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
Lengo, Tasemboko 21,000 21,000 Lengo Christianity 95.00 % 29.00 % -
Longgu 2,900 2,900 Longgu Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 % -
Lungga 4,300 4,300 Lungga Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 % -
Malango 6,400 6,400 Malango Christianity 94.00 % 33.00 % -
Maringe, Cheke Holo 17,000 17,000 Cheke Holo Christianity 97.00 % 34.00 % -
Marovo 13,000 13,000 Marovo Christianity 98.00 % 34.00 % -
Mono, Alu 5,200 5,300 Mono Christianity 90.00 % 33.00 % -
Nalogo 2,100 2,100 Nalogo Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
Nanggu 300 300 Engdewu Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 % -
Natugu 5,400 5,400 Natugu Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 % -
Nembao 900 900 Amba Christianity 83.00 % 12.00 % -
Neo-Melanesian Papuan 6,300 215,000 Tok Pisin Christianity 95.00 % 32.00 % -
Noipa 300 300 Noipa Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % -
Oloha Unknown Unknown Oroha Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 % -
 Ontong Java Islander 3,700 3,700 Ontong Java Christianity 95.00 % 31.00 % -
Pileni 2,600 2,600 Vaeakau-Taumako Christianity 95.00 % 19.00 % -
Reef Islander, Gnivo 13,000 13,000 Aiwoo Christianity 99.00 % 35.00 % -
Rennellese, Mugaba 6,800 6,800 Rennell-Bellona Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 % -
Ririo 100 100 Babatana Christianity 86.00 % 15.00 % -
 Roviana 15,000 15,000 Roviana Christianity 99.00 % 33.00 % -
Russel Islander, Laube 2,800 2,800 Lavukaleve Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 % -
Saa, South Malaita 18,000 18,000 Sa'a Christianity 90.00 % 35.00 % -
Santa Ana 11,000 11,000 Owa Christianity 97.00 % 36.00 % -
Savo Islander, Savosavo 3,800 3,800 Savosavo Christianity 91.00 % 26.00 % -
 Sikayana 1,100 1,100 Sikaiana Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 % -
Simbo 4,200 4,200 Simbo Christianity 95.00 % 25.00 % -
Solomoni Creole, Pidgin 38,000 45,000 Pijin Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
Talise 19,000 19,000 Talise Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
Tanema 200 200 Teanu Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 % -
 Tavula, Vagua 3,000 3,000 Vaghua Christianity 87.00 % 22.00 % -
Teanu, Buma 900 900 Teanu Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
Tikopia 5,200 5,200 Tikopia Christianity 98.00 % 17.00 % -
To'ambaita, Maluu 20,000 20,000 To'abaita Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 % -
Ugele 1,900 1,900 Ughele Christianity 82.00 % 18.00 % -
Vangunu 1,400 1,400 Vangunu Christianity 94.00 % 18.00 % -
Vanikoro, Lovono 100 100 Pijin Christianity 85.00 % 8.00 % -
 Vanuatu Melanesian 13,000 27,000 Bislama Christianity 95.00 % 33.00 % -
Varese 8,000 8,000 Varisi Christianity 98.00 % 31.00 % -
Zabana 4,700 4,700 Zabana Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 % -
  Totals:  74 622,000       0   95.76 % 31.20 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 13,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 635,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   622,000 74 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 289,288,000 46,509.3 % 97.4 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 755,718,000 121,498.1 % 70.7 % 24.0 % 1.7 % 0.2 % 2.7 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 201,243,000 32,354.2 % 94.9 % 0.0 % 0.7 % 2.8 % 1.5 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 116,365,000 18,708.2 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
622,000
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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
Aiwoo nfl 1 0 Bible Portions
Amba utp 2 0 Translation Needed
Anuta aud 1 0 Unspecified
Areare alu 1 0 Bible Portions
Arosi aia 1 0 New Testament
Babatana baa 2 0 New Testament
Baeggu bvd 1 0 New Testament
Baelelea bvc 1 0 New Testament
Bilua blb 1 0 New Testament
Birao brr 1 0 Translation Needed
Bislama bis 1 0 Complete Bible
Blablanga blp 1 0 Translation Started
Bughotu bgt 1 0 Complete Bible
Cheke Holo mrn 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Dori'o dor 1 0 Translation Needed
Duke nke 1 0 Translation Started
Engdewu ngr 1 0 Unspecified
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Fagani faf 1 0 Bible Portions
Fataleka far 1 0 New Testament
Fijian fij 1 0 Complete Bible
Gao gga 1 0 Bible Portions
Gela nlg 1 0 New Testament
Ghanongga ghn 1 0 Translation Started
Ghari gri 1 0 Complete Bible
Gula'alaa gmb 1 0 Translation Needed
Hoava hoa 1 0 Translation Needed
Kahua agw 1 0 Complete Bible
Kiribati gil 1 0 Complete Bible
Kokota kkk 1 0 Translation Needed
Kusaghe ksg 1 0 Translation Needed
Kwaio kwd 1 0 New Testament
Kwara'ae kwf 1 0 New Testament
Lau llu 1 0 New Testament
Lavukaleve lvk 1 0 Translation Started
Lengo lgr 1 0 Translation Started
Longgu lgu 1 0 Translation Needed
Lungga lga 1 0 New Testament
Malango mln 1 0 Translation Needed
Marovo mvo 1 0 Complete Bible
Mono mte 1 0 Translation Started
Nalogo nlz 1 0 New Testament
Natugu ntu 1 0 New Testament
Noipa npx 1 0 Translation Needed
Ontong Java ojv 1 0 New Testament
Oroha ora 1 0 Unspecified
Owa stn 1 0 New Testament
Pijin pis 2 0 Complete Bible
Rennell-Bellona mnv 1 0 New Testament
Roviana rug 1 0 Complete Bible
Sa'a apb 1 0 New Testament
Savosavo svs 1 0 Translation Started
Sikaiana sky 1 0 Translation Started
Simbo sbb 1 0 Bible Portions
Solomon Islands Sign Language szs 1 0 Translation Needed
Tairaha bxa 1 0 Bible Portions
Talise tlr 1 0 Translation Started
Teanu tkw 2 0 Unspecified
Tikopia tkp 1 0 Bible Portions
To'abaita mlu 1 0 New Testament
Tok Pisin tpi 1 0 Complete Bible
Touo tqu 1 0 Translation Started
Ughele uge 1 0 Translation Needed
Vaeakau-Taumako piv 1 0 Translation Needed
Vaghua tva 1 0 Translation Needed
Vangunu mpr 1 0 Translation Needed
Varisi vrs 1 0 New Testament
Wala lgl 1 0 New Testament
Zabana kji 1 0 New Testament
Totals: 70 74 0   18 13 16 61 3

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 31.2 %)
95.8 %
Ethnic Religions
2.6 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
1.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
35.1 %
Independent
7.2 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
34.4 %
Roman Catholic
21.8 %
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 Solomon Islands. 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 Solomon Islands
  • Christian ministry in Solomon Islands
  • 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 Solomon Islands or Australia and 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.

In Solomon Islands Size
Baptist World Aid, Australia Small
LifeWind Medium
TEAR Australia Medium
Solomon Islands Statistics
People Groups 74
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 622,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.8%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 95.8%
Percent Evangelical 31.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.9%
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 24%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code BP
Official Language(s) EnglishPijin
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 19,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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