Country: Cambodia

Number of People Groups

44

People Groups Unreached

19 (43.2%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

17,075,000

Population in Unreached

16,400,000 (96.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

3.38%

% Evangelical

1.50%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

8.8%
Map Notes

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed
 Krung 26,000 26,000 Krung Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 10.00 % -
 Kui 36,000 520,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 % 1
 Lao 24,000 4,008,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % 1
 Lao Phuan 2,500 375,000 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Malay 18,000 18,568,000 Malay Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mel 3,500 3,500 Mel-Khaonh Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 9.00 % -
 Mnong, Central 48,000 87,000 Mnong, Central Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 17.00 % -
 Pear 2,000 2,000 Pear Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 10.00 % -
 Rade 3,200 411,000 Rade Ethnic Religions 41.00 % 15.00 % -
 Sa'och 500 500 Khmer Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 16.00 % -
Samre 300 300 Khmer Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 13.00 % -
Somray 5,300 5,300 Somray Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 11.00 % -
 South Asian, general 1,800 12,179,000 Hindi Hinduism 9.00 % 2.00 % -
 Stieng, Bulo 7,900 63,000 Stieng, Bulo Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 14.00 % -
 Suoy 1,700 1,700 Su’ung Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 12.00 % -
 T'moan 800 800 Kraol Christianity 51.00 % 0.40 % -
 Tampuan 39,000 39,000 Tampuan Ethnic Religions 1.80 % 1.70 % 1
 Thai 3,400 24,271,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.15 % 1
 Vietnamese 835,000 87,374,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % 17
  Totals:  44 17,075,000         19 3.38 % 1.50 % 338 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 47,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 17,122,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Banteay Meanchey 953,000
Batdambang 1,095,000
Kampong Cham 993,000
Kampong Chhnang 583,000
Kampong Spoe 967,000
Kampong Thum 751,000
Kampot 657,000
Kandal 1,325,000
Kaoh Kong 137,000
Kep 46,000
Kracheh 363,000
Krong Pailin 79,000
Krong Preah Sihanouk 336,000
Mondol Kiri 98,000
Otdar Mean Chey 290,000
Phnom Penh 2,361,000
Pouthisat 456,000
Preah Vihear 279,000
Prey Veng 1,172,000
Rotanokiri 226,000
Siemreab 1,116,000
Stoeng Treng 177,000
Svay Rieng 582,000
Takev 997,000
Tbong Khmum 859,000
Provinces:  25 16,898,000
UN Country Population 17,122,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Brao brb 1 0 Bible Portions
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete Bible
Cambodian Sign Language csx 1 1 Bible Portions
Cham, Western cja 1 1 New Testament
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Nan nan 3 3 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 1 1 Complete Bible
Chong cog 1 1 Unspecified
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 2 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 0 Complete Bible
Jarai jra 1 0 Complete Bible
Kachok xkk 1 0 Translation Started
Kavet krv 1 0 Unspecified
Khmer khm 5 2 Complete Bible
Khmer, Northern kxm 1 0 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kraol rka 2 1 Unspecified
Krung krr 1 0 New Testament
Kuay kdt 1 1 New Testament
Lao lao 1 1 Complete Bible
Malay zlm 1 1 Complete Bible
Mel-Khaonh hkn 2 0 Unspecified
Mnong, Central cmo 1 0 Complete Bible
Pear pcb 1 0 Unspecified
Phuan phu 1 1 Translation Started
Rade rad 1 0 Complete Bible
Somray smu 1 0 Unspecified
Stieng, Bulo sti 1 0 Unspecified
Su’ung syo 1 0 Unspecified
Tampuan tpu 1 1 New Testament
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Vietnamese vie 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 34 44 19   20 22 20 29 11
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
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Cambodia Statistics
People Groups 44
Unreached People Groups 19  (43.2%)
Population 17,075,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.6%
Population in Unreached 16,400,000  (96.0%)
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Christian Adherent 3.4%
Percent Evangelical 1.5%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 8.8%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 338
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 23%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, Southeast
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code CB
Official Language(s) KhmerFrench
Literacy Rate 81%
Estimated Illiterate Population 3,244,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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