Country: Cambodia

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

30 (71.4%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

16,023,000

Population in Unreached

15,916,000 (99.3%)

Literacy Rate

96 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

3.2%

% Evangelical

1.61%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Brao 11,000 37,000 Lave Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.25 %
 British 1,000 51,834,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
 Burmese 5,000 32,283,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.09 % 0.07 %
 Cham, Western 244,000 298,000 Cham, Western Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Chong 1,500 2,100 Chong Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % 1.60 %
English-Speaking, general 2,300 46,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 25.00 %
 Eurasian 14,000 1,807,000 French Christianity 50.00 % 3.00 %
 French 1,600 49,762,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 10,000 77,696,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.40 %
 Han Chinese, Hainanese 13,000 6,440,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.40 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 8,300 42,846,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.55 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 2,100 858,190,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.40 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 5,200 56,475,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.55 %
 Han Chinese, Teochew 187,000 1,765,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 1.40 % 0.40 %
 Jarai 25,000 478,000 Jarai Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 %
 Kaco, Kachok 4,000 4,000 Kaco' Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 5.00 %
 Kampuchea Krom 271,000 271,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 %
 Khmer 14,188,000 15,966,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.70 %
Khmer Keh 5,700 5,700 Khmer Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.20 %
 Korean 1,600 80,477,000 Korean Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 12.00 %
 Kraol 4,800 4,800 Kraol Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.10 %
Kravet 8,000 8,000 Kavet Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.10 %
 Krung 24,000 24,000 Krung Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.75 %
 Kui 34,000 501,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 %
 Lao 23,000 3,516,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 %
 Lao Phuan 2,300 351,000 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 %
 Malay 17,000 11,665,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mel 1,600 1,600 Language unknown Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.60 %
 Mnong, Central 45,000 83,000 Mnong, Central Ethnic Religions 8.10 % 5.20 %
 Pear 1,900 1,900 Pear Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.30 %
 Rade 3,000 368,000 Rade Ethnic Religions 41.00 % 15.00 %
 Sa'och 500 500 Chung Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.40 %
Samre 200 200 Khmer Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Somray 5,000 5,000 Somray Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 %
 South Asian, general 1,700 10,428,000 Hindi Hinduism 9.00 % 2.00 %
 Stieng, Bulo 8,000 54,000 Stieng, Bulo Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 %
Suoy 1,600 1,600 Suoy Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 1.50 %
 T'moan 700 700 Kraol Christianity 51.00 % 0.40 %
 Tampuan 37,000 37,000 Tampuan Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 1.00 %
 Thai, Central 3,200 20,359,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.15 %
 Vietnamese 800,000 84,970,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 %
  Totals:  42 16,023,000       30   3.16 % 1.61 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 53,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 16,076,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete
Cham, Western cja 1 1
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 1 Complete
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete
Chinese, Min Nan nan 3 3 Complete
Chinese, Yue yue 1 1 Complete
Chong cog 1 1
Chung scq 1 1
English eng 2 0 Complete
French fra 2 0 Complete
Hindi hin 1 0 Complete
Jarai jra 1 0 Complete
Kaco' xkk 1 0
Kavet krv 1 1
Khmer khm 4 4 Complete
Korean kor 1 0 Complete
Kraol rka 2 1
Krung krr 1 1 Portions
Kuay kdt 1 1 NT
Lao lao 1 1 Complete
Lave brb 1 1 Portions
Malay zlm 1 1
Mnong, Central cmo 1 0 Complete
Pear pcb 1 1
Phuan phu 1 1
Rade rad 1 0 Complete
Somray smu 1 1
Stieng, Bulo sti 1 0 Portions
Suoy syo 1 1
Tampuan tpu 1 1
Thai tha 1 1 Complete
Unknown xxx 2 2
Vietnamese vie 1 1 Complete
Totals: 33 42 30   13 14 18 28 11

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
85.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.6 %)
3.2 %
Ethnic Religions
5.8 %
Hinduism
0.2 %
Islam
2.2 %
Non-Religious
2.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.6 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
77.1 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.5 %
Protestant
13.2 %
Roman Catholic
8.1 %
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

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Cambodia. 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 Cambodia
  • Christian ministry in Cambodia
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Cambodia Statistics
People Groups 42
Unreached People Groups 30  (71.4%)
Population 16,023,000
Population in Unreached 15,916,000  (99.3%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 340 to 380
Urbanization 21%
Continent Asia
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code CB
Official National Language Khmer
Secondary National Language French
Literacy Rate 96%
Estimated Illiterate Population 641,000
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Christian Adherent 3.2%
Percent Evangelical 1.6%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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