Country: Guam

Number of People Groups

14

People Groups Unreached

1 (7.1%)

Total Population

162,000

Unreached Population

2,800 (1.7%)

% Professing Christian

92.7%

% Evangelical

15.73 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

96 %

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. 13,000 188,897,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 28.90 %
 Chamorro 69,000 104,000 Chamorro Christianity 99.00 % 16.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 97.00 % 14.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 48,000 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 12.30 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,300 77,290,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,600 854,535,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
Ilocano 3,700 9,385,000 Ilocano Christianity 99.00 % 6.00 %
 Japanese 2,800 124,985,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %
 Korean 4,000 80,205,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 16.80 %
Palauan 2,900 22,000 Palauan Christianity 96.00 % 23.90 %
 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:  14 162,000       1   92.72 % 15.73 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 10,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 172,000              
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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
1.3 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
3.6 %
Orthodox
0.2 %
Other Christian
3.0 %
Protestant
11.9 %
Roman Catholic
71.5 %
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 14
Unreached People Groups 1  (7.1%)
Population 162,000
Population in Unreached 2,800  (1.7%)
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%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 92.7%
Percent Evangelical 15.7%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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