Country: China, Hong Kong

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

10 (41.7%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

7,308,000

Population in Unreached

207,000 (2.8%)

Literacy Rate

97 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

12.8%

% Evangelical

6.18%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 British 21,000 51,498,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general 300,000 8,847,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Hong Kong Sign Language Ethnic Religions 12.41 % 6.10 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 131,000 36,093,000 Tagalog Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 6,226,000 77,310,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 11.10 % 6.10 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 73,000 42,649,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 66,000 854,493,000 Chinese, Min Bei Ethnic Religions 7.50 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 82,000 56,218,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 11.00 % 7.00 %
 Han Chinese, Wu 62,000 91,899,000 Chinese, Wu Ethnic Religions 13.40 % 10.00 %
 Hui 36,000 13,627,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Indonesian 131,000 6,609,000 Indonesian Islam 17.00 % 10.00 %
 Japanese 12,000 125,013,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 %
 Javanese 1,500 17,480,000 Javanese Islam 19.00 % 8.00 %
 Jew, French 800 568,000 French Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Korean 3,800 80,124,000 Korean Non-Religious 30.60 % 16.80 %
Macanese 6,800 14,000 Macanese Christianity 77.00 % 3.00 %
 Malay 15,000 11,527,000 Malay Islam 0.50 % 0.45 %
 Nepali, general 16,000 764,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.00 % 0.90 %
 Persian 800 40,161,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 1.00 % 0.90 %
 Portuguese 23,000 17,234,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 2.80 %
 Sinhalese 800 11,081,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 %
 South Asian, general 41,000 10,315,000 Language unknown Hinduism 2.00 % 0.80 %
 Thai, Central 11,000 20,306,000 Thai Buddhism 1.40 % 0.60 %
 Vietnamese 46,000 84,107,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.40 % 1.20 %
  Totals:  24 7,308,000       10   12.82 % 6.18 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 38,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 7,346,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 1 Complete
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete
Chinese, Min Bei mnp 1 0 NT
Chinese, Min Nan nan 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Wu wuu 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Yue yue 2 0 Complete
English eng 1 0 Complete
French fra 1 1 Complete
Hong Kong Sign Language hks 1 0
Indonesian ind 1 0 Complete
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete
Javanese jav 1 0 Complete
Korean kor 1 0 Complete
Macanese mzs 1 0
Malay zlm 1 1
Nepali npi 1 1 Complete
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete
Sinhala sin 1 1 Complete
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete
Thai tha 1 1 Complete
Unknown xxx 1 1
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete
Totals: 23 24 10   17 18 19 20 13

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.9 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.2 %)
12.8 %
Ethnic Religions
58.0 %
Hinduism
0.4 %
Islam
2.5 %
Non-Religious
21.6 %
Other / Small Religions
2.8 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
3.1 %
Independent
11.1 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.7 %
Protestant
50.1 %
Roman Catholic
27.6 %
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 China, Hong Kong. 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 China, Hong Kong
  • Christian ministry in China, Hong Kong
  • 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

China, Hong Kong Statistics
People Groups 24
Unreached People Groups 10  (41.7%)
Population 7,308,000
Population in Unreached 207,000  (2.8%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 11 to 21
Urbanization 100%
Continent Asia
Region Northeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code HK
Official National Language Chinese, Mandarin
Secondary National Language English
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 219,000
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Percent Christian Adherent 12.8%
Percent Evangelical 6.2%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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