Country: Solomon Islands

Number of People Groups

72

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Total Population

582,000

Unreached Population

0 (0.0%)

% Professing Christian

96.1%

% Evangelical

31.53 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

77 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Anuta 400 400 Anuta Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 %
Areare 26,000 26,000 Areare Christianity 97.00 % 32.00 %
Arosi 9,900 9,900 Arosi Christianity 96.00 % 34.00 %
Asumbua 100 100 Asumboa Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 %
Babatana 10,000 10,000 Babatana Christianity 98.00 % 34.00 %
Baeggu 8,700 8,700 Baeggu Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 %
Baelelea 13,000 13,000 Baelelea Christianity 99.00 % 36.00 %
Baniata, Mbaniata 2,800 2,800 Touo Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 %
Bauro 7,300 7,300 Tairaha Christianity 96.00 % 33.00 %
Bilua, Mbilua 13,000 13,000 Bilua Christianity 99.00 % 33.00 %
Birao, Mbirau 8,700 8,700 Birao Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Blablanga 2,600 2,600 Blablanga Christianity 85.00 % 16.00 %
Bugoto, Mbughotu 6,000 6,000 Bughotu Christianity 97.00 % 34.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Rennellese Sign Language Christianity 96.00 % 33.30 %
Dorio 3,500 3,500 Dori'o Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 %
 Duke, Nduke 3,400 3,400 Duke Christianity 96.00 % 27.00 %
 Euronesian 18,000 121,000 English Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 %
Fagani 1,300 1,300 Fagani Christianity 83.00 % 15.00 %
Fataleka 9,900 9,900 Fataleka Christianity 94.00 % 32.00 %
 Fijian 1,800 393,000 Fijian Christianity 73.00 % 16.00 %
Fiu, Kwara'ae 48,000 48,000 Kwara'ae Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 %
Florida Islander, Nggela 18,000 18,000 Gela Christianity 99.00 % 32.00 %
Gao 1,800 1,800 Gao Christianity 80.00 % 13.00 %
Ghari, Tangarare 18,000 18,000 Ghari Christianity 99.00 % 35.00 %
Gulaalaa, Kwai 2,300 2,300 Gula'alaa Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,900 854,535,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 %
Hoava 700 700 Hoava Christianity 90.00 % 19.00 %
Kahua, Narihua 7,600 7,600 Kahua Christianity 97.00 % 33.00 %
Kiribertese 7,200 127,000 Kiribati Christianity 100.00 % 32.00 %
Kokota 800 800 Kokota Christianity 95.00 % 16.00 %
Kumbokota 3,700 3,700 Ghanongga Christianity 95.00 % 28.00 %
Kusaghe 3,500 3,500 Kusaghe Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 %
Kwaio 19,000 19,000 Kwaio Christianity 96.00 % 30.00 %
Langalanga 10,000 10,000 Wala Christianity 95.00 % 35.00 %
Lau, Ndai 25,000 25,000 Lau Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 %
Lengo, Tasemboko 20,000 20,000 Lengo Christianity 100.00 % 29.00 %
Longgu 2,800 2,800 Longgu Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 %
Lungga 4,100 4,100 Lungga Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 %
Malango 6,100 6,100 Malango Christianity 94.00 % 33.00 %
Maringe, Cheke Holo 16,000 16,000 Cheke Holo Christianity 97.00 % 34.00 %
Marovo 12,000 12,000 Marovo Christianity 98.00 % 34.00 %
Mono, Alu 4,900 5,000 Mono Christianity 90.00 % 33.00 %
Nalogo 1,900 1,900 Nalogo Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 %
Nanggu 300 300 Engdewu Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 %
Natugu 5,100 5,100 Natugu Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 %
Nembao 900 900 Amba Christianity 83.00 % 12.00 %
Neo-Melanesian Papuan 5,900 198,000 Tok Pisin Christianity 95.00 % 32.00 %
Oloha Unknown Unknown Oroha Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 %
 Ontong Java Islander 3,500 3,500 Ontong Java Christianity 100.00 % 31.00 %
Pileni 2,400 2,400 Vaeakau-Taumako Christianity 95.00 % 19.00 %
Reef Islander, Gnivo 12,000 12,000 Aiwoo Christianity 99.00 % 35.00 %
Rennellese, Mugaba 6,500 6,500 Rennell-Bellona Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 %
Ririo 100 100 Ririo Christianity 86.00 % 15.00 %
 Roviana, Robiana 15,000 15,000 Roviana Christianity 99.00 % 33.00 %
Russel Islander, Laube 2,600 2,600 Lavukaleve Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 %
Saa, South Malaita 17,000 17,000 Sa'a Christianity 90.00 % 35.00 %
Santa Ana 10,000 10,000 Owa Christianity 97.00 % 36.00 %
Savo Islander, Savosavo 3,600 3,600 Savosavo Christianity 91.00 % 26.00 %
 Sikayana 1,100 1,100 Sikaiana Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 %
Simbo 4,000 4,000 Simbo Christianity 95.00 % 25.00 %
Solomoni Creole, Pidgin 36,000 43,000 Pijin Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Talise 18,000 18,000 Talise Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
 Tavula, Vagua 2,900 2,900 Vaghua Christianity 87.00 % 22.00 %
Teanu, Buma 900 900 Teanu Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 %
Tikopia 4,900 4,900 Tikopia Christianity 98.00 % 17.00 %
To'ambaita, Maluu 19,000 19,000 To'abaita Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 %
Ugele 1,800 1,800 Ughele Christianity 82.00 % 18.00 %
Vangunu 1,300 1,300 Vangunu Christianity 94.00 % 18.00 %
Vanikoro, Lovono 100 100 Lovono Christianity 85.00 % 8.00 %
 Vanuatu Melanesian 12,000 21,000 Bislama Christianity 100.00 % 33.00 %
Varese 7,600 7,600 Varisi Christianity 98.00 % 31.00 %
Zabana 4,400 4,400 Zabana Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 %
  Totals:  72 582,000       0   96.14 % 31.53 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 13,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 595,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 31.5 %)
96.1 %
Ethnic Religions
2.2 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
1.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
35.5 %
Independent
7.3 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
34.7 %
Roman Catholic
22.2 %
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 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.

In Solomon Islands Size
Baptist World Aid, Australia Small
LifeWind Medium
TEAR Australia Medium
Solomon Islands Statistics
People Groups 72
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 582,000
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Urbanization 22%
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code BP
Official National Language English
Secondary National Language Pijin
Literacy Rate 77%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 96.1%
Percent Evangelical 31.5%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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