Country: Northern Mariana Islands

Number of People Groups

11

People Groups Unreached

1 (9.1%)

Total Population

53,000

Population in Unreached

900 (1.7%)

% Professing Christian

74.9%

% Evangelical

13.34 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

97 %

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
 Americans, U.S. 6,000 188,896,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 28.90 %
Carolinian 2,100 5,000 Carolinian Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 %
 Chamorro 19,000 104,000 Chamorro Christianity 99.00 % 14.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 85.00 % 12.70 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 11,000 35,943,000 Tagalog Christianity 99.00 % 13.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 10,000 854,496,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Japanese 900 125,003,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %
 Korean 1,900 80,216,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 16.80 %
Palauan 1,300 22,000 Palauan Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Tanapag Unknown Unknown Tanapag Christianity 96.00 % 6.00 %
Woleaian 200 2,000 Woleaian Christianity 96.00 % 2.00 %
  Totals:  11 53,000       1   74.91 % 13.34 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 2,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 55,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
7.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 13.3 %)
74.9 %
Ethnic Religions
7.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
9.0 %
Other / Small Religions
1.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.2 %
Independent
6.2 %
Orthodox
0.2 %
Other Christian
3.6 %
Protestant
24.5 %
Roman Catholic
65.2 %
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 Northern Mariana 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 Northern Mariana Islands
  • Christian ministry in Northern Mariana 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 Northern Mariana 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.

Northern Mariana Islands Statistics
People Groups 11
Unreached People Groups 1  (9.1%)
Population 53,000
Population in Unreached 900  (1.7%)
Urbanization 89%
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code CQ
Official National Language English
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,600
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 74.9%
Percent Evangelical 13.3%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Northern Mariana Islands Prayer Cards

Northern Mariana Islands prayer cards.

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