Country: Cook Islands

Number of People Groups

7

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

18,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

97.7%

% Evangelical

13.60%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.4%
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 *
 Anglo-New Zealander 700 3,438,000 English Christianity 79.60 % 23.00 % -
 Cook Islands Maori 13,000 84,000 Cook Islands Maori Christianity 98.93 % 14.41 % -
 Euronesian, Part-Maori 800 125,000 English Christianity 100.00 % 12.00 % -
Niuean 200 27,000 Niue Christianity 96.00 % 10.00 % -
 Penrhyn, Tongareva 300 300 Penrhyn Christianity 98.25 % 8.00 % -
 Pukapuka 1,000 5,800 Pukapuka Christianity 99.87 % 8.00 % -
 Rakahanga-Manihiki 1,900 5,600 Rakahanga-Manihiki Christianity 93.75 % 9.61 % -
  Totals:  7 18,000         0 97.65 % 13.60 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 0                
  UN Country Population (2020) 18,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Avarua 18,000
Provinces:  1 18,000
UN Country Population 18,000
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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 1,598,433.3 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 4,255,411.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 1,142,933.3 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 636,227.8 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
18,000



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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Cook Islands Maori rar 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Niue niu 1 0 Complete Bible
Penrhyn pnh 1 0 Unspecified
Pukapuka pkp 1 0 Translation Started
Rakahanga-Manihiki rkh 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 6 7 0   2 1 2 3 1

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 13.6 %)
97.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
1.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.8 %
Independent
2.4 %
Orthodox
0.3 %
Other Christian
12.6 %
Protestant
67.2 %
Roman Catholic
16.7 %
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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  • Church planting agencies in Cook Islands
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  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Cook Islands Statistics
People Groups 7
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 18,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 97.7%
Percent Evangelical 13.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 75%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code CW
Official Language(s) EnglishMaori
Literacy Rate 95%
Estimated Illiterate Population 900
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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