Country: Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Number of People Groups

2

People Groups Unreached

1 (50.0%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

600

Population in Unreached

400 (73.2%)

Literacy Rate

%

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

18.8%

% Evangelical

3.32%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Anglo-Australian, British 200 17,791,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 10.00 %
 Cocos Islander, Kukus 400 7,200 Malay, Cocos Islands Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  2 600       1   18.79 % 3.32 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 0              
  World Factbook (2014) 600              
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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
English eng 1 0 Complete
Malay, Cocos Islands coa 1 1
Totals: 2 2 1   1 1 1 1 1

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.3 %)
18.8 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
73.0 %
Non-Religious
8.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
58.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
32.0 %
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 Cocos (Keeling) 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 Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Christian ministry in Cocos (Keeling) 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 Cocos (Keeling) 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 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Size
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Statistics
People Groups 2
Unreached People Groups 1  (50.0%)
Population 600
Population in Unreached 400  (73.2%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1 to 2
Urbanization Unknown
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code CK
Official National Language English
Secondary National Language Malay, Cocos Islands
Literacy Rate %
Estimated Illiterate Population 600
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 18.8%
Percent Evangelical 3.3%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Prayer Cards

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