Country: Guam

Number of People Groups

15

People Groups Unreached

1 (6.7%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

165,000

Population in Unreached

2,800 (1.7%)

Literacy Rate

96 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

92.7%

% Evangelical

15.74%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 13,000 190,291,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 28.90 %
 Chamorro 69,000 105,000 Chamorro Christianity 99.00 % 16.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 97.00 % 14.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 49,000 36,602,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 12.30 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,300 77,696,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,600 858,191,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
Ilocano 3,700 9,546,000 Ilocano Christianity 99.00 % 6.00 %
 Japanese 2,800 124,775,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %
 Korean 4,100 80,477,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 16.80 %
Palauan 3,000 23,000 Palauan Christianity 96.00 % 23.90 %
 Pingilapese 600 3,100 Pingelapese Christianity 100.00 % 15.00 %
 Ponapean 2,600 24,000 Pohnpeian Christianity 96.00 %
 Trukese 13,000 56,000 Chuukese Christianity 95.00 % 25.00 %
Ulithian 400 3,400 Ulithian Christianity 97.00 % 4.00 %
Woleaian 200 2,000 Woleaian Christianity 98.00 % 2.00 %
  Totals:  15 165,000       1   92.73 % 15.74 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 9,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 174,000              
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Prayer Cards
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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
Chamorro cha 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
Chuukese chk 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Ilocano ilo 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Palauan pau 1 0 New Testament
Pingelapese pif 1 0
Pohnpeian pon 1 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Ulithian uli 1 0 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 0
Woleaian woe 1 0
Totals: 15 15 1   7 8 11 10 6

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.9 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.7 %)
92.7 %
Ethnic Religions
1.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
2.8 %
Other / Small Religions
1.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
3.6 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
3.0 %
Protestant
11.8 %
Roman Catholic
71.2 %
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 Guam. 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 Guam
  • Christian ministry in Guam
  • 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 Guam 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.

Guam Statistics
People Groups 15
Unreached People Groups 1  (6.7%)
Population 165,000
Population in Unreached 2,800  (1.7%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1 to 2
Urbanization 94%
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code GQ
Official National Language English
Secondary National Language Chamorro
Literacy Rate 96%
Estimated Illiterate Population 6,600
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 92.7%
Percent Evangelical 15.7%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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