Country: Micronesia, Federated States

Number of People Groups

25

People Groups Unreached

1 (4.0%)

Total Population

103,000

Unreached Population

700 (0.7%)

% Professing Christian

95.6%

% Evangelical

22.94 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

89 %

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. 1,200 188,897,000 English Christianity 73.00 % 28.90 %
Carolinian 2,700 5,000 Carolinian Christianity 93.00 % 18.00 %
 Chamorro 900 104,000 Chamorro Christianity 100.00 % 16.00 %
 Chinese, general 500 8,449,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 800 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.30 %
 Japanese 700 124,985,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %
 Kapingamarangi 2,500 2,500 Kapingamarangi Christianity 93.00 % 30.00 %
 Kosraen, Kusaie 6,000 6,700 Kosraean Christianity 99.00 % 19.00 %
Micronesians, English-Speaking 1,700 1,700 English Christianity 96.00 % 24.30 %
 Mokilese 800 900 Mokilese Christianity 97.00 % 27.80 %
Mortlockese 5,500 5,500 Mortlockese Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
Namonuito 900 900 Namonuito Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 %
Ngatik 500 500 Ngatik Men's Creole Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
 Nukoro, Nukuoro 700 700 Nukuoro Christianity 100.00 % 14.00 %
Paafang 1,200 1,200 Paafang Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
 Pingilapese, Pingelap 2,000 2,500 Pingelapese Christianity 100.00 % 19.00 %
 Ponapean 21,000 24,000 Pohnpeian Christianity 97.50 % 23.00 %
Puluwat 1,300 1,300 Puluwatese Christianity 100.00 % 19.00 %
Satawalese 400 400 Satawalese Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 %
 Sonsorol 700 1,700 Sonsorolese Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 %
 Trukese 40,000 56,000 Chuukese Christianity 98.50 % 26.00 %
Ulithian 2,900 3,400 Ulithian Christianity 98.00 % 24.00 %
Woleaian, Wolean 1,600 2,000 Woleaian Christianity 99.00 % 22.13 %
 Yapese 6,400 7,000 Yapese Christianity 84.50 % 22.00 %
  Totals:  25 103,000       1   95.58 % 22.94 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 2,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 105,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 22.9 %)
95.6 %
Ethnic Religions
2.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
1.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.8 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
4.2 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
49.2 %
Roman Catholic
45.9 %
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 Micronesia, Federated States. 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 Micronesia, Federated States
  • Christian ministry in Micronesia, Federated States
  • 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 Micronesia, Federated States 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.

Micronesia, Federated States Statistics
People Groups 25
Unreached People Groups 1  (4.0%)
Population 103,000
Population in Unreached 700  (0.7%)
Urbanization 22%
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code FM
Official National Language English
Literacy Rate 89%
Estimated Illiterate Population 11,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 95.6%
Percent Evangelical 22.9%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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