Country: China, Hong Kong

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

10 (41.7%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

7,364,000

Population in Unreached

209,000 (2.8%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

12.8%

% Evangelical

6.18%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.4%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
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 51,406,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general 303,000 8,903,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Hong Kong Sign Language Ethnic Religions 12.41 % 6.10 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 132,000 36,668,000 Tagalog Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 6,274,000 77,696,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 11.10 % 6.10 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 73,000 42,846,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 67,000 858,337,000 Chinese, Min Bei Ethnic Religions 7.50 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 83,000 56,475,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 11.00 % 7.00 %
 Han Chinese, Wu 62,000 92,293,000 Chinese, Wu Ethnic Religions 13.40 % 10.00 %
 Hui 36,000 13,687,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Indonesian 132,000 6,676,000 Indonesian Islam 17.00 % 10.00 %
 Japanese 12,000 124,775,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 %
 Javanese 1,500 17,677,000 Javanese Islam 19.00 % 8.00 %
 Jew, French 800 550,000 French Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Korean 3,800 80,517,000 Korean Non-Religious 30.60 % 16.80 %
Macanese 6,800 15,000 Macanese Christianity 77.00 % 3.00 %
 Malay 15,000 11,678,000 Malay Islam 0.50 % 0.45 %
 Nepali, general 16,000 771,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.00 % 0.90 %
 Persian 800 40,544,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 1.00 % 0.90 %
 Portuguese 23,000 17,301,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 2.80 %
 Sinhalese 800 11,143,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 %
 South Asian, general 42,000 10,458,000 Language unknown Hinduism 2.00 % 0.80 %
 Thai, Central 11,000 20,386,000 Thai Buddhism 1.40 % 0.60 %
 Vietnamese 47,000 84,972,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.40 % 1.20 %
  Totals:  24 7,364,000       10   12.82 % 6.18 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 38,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 7,402,000              
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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
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Bei mnp 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Min Nan nan 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Wu wuu 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 2 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 1 Complete Bible
Hong Kong Sign Language hks 1 0
Indonesian ind 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Javanese jav 1 0 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Macanese mzs 1 0
Malay zlm 1 1
Nepali npi 1 1 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Sinhala sin 1 1 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
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

Search the Web
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 7,364,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.8%
Population in Unreached 209,000  (2.8%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 11 to 21
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Percent Christian Adherent 12.8%
Percent Evangelical 6.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.4%
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 100%
Continent Asia
Region Northeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code HK
National Bible Society Website
Official National Language Chinese, Mandarin
Secondary National Language English
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 221,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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