Country: Djibouti

Number of People Groups

11

People Groups Unreached

7 (63.6%)

Total Population

889,000

Population in Unreached

880,000 (99.0%)

% Professing Christian

0.9%

% Evangelical

0.08 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

68 %

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
 Afar 296,000 2,735,000 Afar Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 4,500 29,040,000 Amharic Christianity 90.00 % 1.10 %
 Arab, Omani 500 2,150,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.60 %
 Arab, Yemeni 80,000 7,413,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.11 % 0.00 %
 Chinese, general 1,600 8,743,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 French 2,500 49,462,000 French Christianity 65.00 % 0.40 %
 Somali, Issa 500,000 19,609,000 Somali Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 South Asian, general 1,800 10,803,000 Hindi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tigrai, Tigrinya 600 8,711,000 Tigrigna Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 %
 Tigre, Eritrean 1,500 1,159,000 Tigre Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  11 889,000       7   0.85 % 0.08 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 11,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 900,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
0.9 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
98.1 %
Non-Religious
0.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.6 %
Orthodox
54.5 %
Other Christian
2.3 %
Protestant
17.2 %
Roman Catholic
21.2 %
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

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Djibouti. 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 Djibouti
  • Christian ministry in Djibouti
  • 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

Djibouti Statistics
People Groups 11
Unreached People Groups 7  (63.6%)
Population 889,000
Population in Unreached 880,000  (99.0%)
Urbanization 77%
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code DJ
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National Language French
Literacy Rate 68%
Estimated Illiterate Population 284,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.9%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 28 (1=High to 50=Low OD)


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