Country: Dominican Republic

Number of People Groups

15

People Groups Unreached

1 (6.7%)

Total Population

10,603,000

Unreached Population

1,700 (0.0%)

% Professing Christian

93.8%

% Evangelical

9.42 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

88 %

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
Afro-Dominican 986,000 986,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 7.60 %
 Americans, U.S. 36,000 188,897,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 28.90 %
 Arab, Lebanese 3,600 11,260,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 %
 British 1,300 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general 49,000 8,449,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 15.00 % 7.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Dominican Sign Language Christianity 92.00 % 14.90 %
Dominican White 1,690,000 1,690,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 9.10 %
 Dominican, mixed 7,221,000 8,822,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 9.10 %
 French 2,100 49,468,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 German 800 64,478,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
 Haitian 563,000 12,513,000 Haitian Creole Christianity 95.00 % 16.00 %
 Jamaicans 32,000 3,622,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 82.00 % 28.00 %
 Japanese 1,700 124,985,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %
 Spaniard 5,900 28,630,000 Spanish Christianity 79.00 % 1.00 %
 West Indian Mulatto 10,000 10,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
  Totals:  15 10,603,000       1   93.79 % 9.42 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 46,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 10,649,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.4 %)
93.8 %
Ethnic Religions
3.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
3.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
2.9 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.3 %
Protestant
9.2 %
Roman Catholic
85.4 %
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 Dominican Republic. 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 Dominican Republic
  • Christian ministry in Dominican Republic
  • 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 Dominican Republic or North America and Caribbean. 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.

Dominican Republic Statistics
People Groups 15
Unreached People Groups 1  (6.7%)
Population 10,603,000
Population in Unreached 1,700  (0.0%)
Urbanization 78%
Continent North America
Region North America and Caribbean
10/40 Window No
Country Code DR
Official National Language Spanish
Literacy Rate 88%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 93.8%
Percent Evangelical 9.4%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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