Country: Hungary

Number of People Groups

25

People Groups Unreached

4 (16.0%)

Total Population

9,721,000

Population in Unreached

79,000 (0.8%)

% Professing Christian

86.8%

% Evangelical

2.74 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

99 %

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. 2,900 188,896,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 28.90 %
 Arab, general 5,300 3,261,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 4.00 % 0.50 %
 Armenian, Ermeni 3,400 6,321,000 Armenian Christianity 96.00 % 9.00 %
 Bosniak 20,000 2,966,000 Bosnian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 5,100 51,653,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Bulgarian 6,000 7,171,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Chinese, general 6,500 8,743,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Croat 26,000 5,283,000 Croatian Christianity 93.00 % 0.40 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Hungarian Sign Language Christianity 88.00 % 2.90 %
 German 179,000 64,480,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
 Greek 4,500 10,778,000 Greek Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 %
 Gypsy, Hungarian 304,000 304,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 93.00 % 2.00 %
 Hungarian, Magyar 8,983,000 11,570,000 Hungarian Christianity 87.85 % 2.80 %
 Jew, Hungarian 48,000 70,000 Hungarian Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.05 %
 Macedonian 7,100 2,012,000 Macedonian Christianity 64.00 % 0.20 %
 Polish 6,700 41,935,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Romanian 34,000 20,148,000 Romanian Christianity 96.00 % 5.40 %
 Russian 13,000 134,008,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
 Ruthenian 3,700 576,000 Rusyn Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 %
 Serb 9,700 7,732,000 Serbian Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 %
 Slovak 34,000 5,030,000 Slovak Christianity 93.00 % 1.20 %
Slovene, Prekmurian 2,700 1,985,000 Slovene Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 %
 Turk 5,700 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 7,100 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
 Vietnamese 3,400 83,842,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.40 %
  Totals:  25 9,721,000       4   86.79 % 2.74 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 100,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 9,821,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.7 %)
86.8 %
Ethnic Religions
1.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.5 %
Non-Religious
11.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.3 %
Orthodox
1.7 %
Other Christian
2.8 %
Protestant
28.0 %
Roman Catholic
66.0 %
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 Hungary. 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 Hungary
  • Christian ministry in Hungary
  • 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 Hungary or Eastern Europe and Eurasia. 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.

In Eastern Europe and Eurasia Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Church of North America - Missions Small
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
Eastern European Outreach Small
Educational Services International Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Galcom International Small
GO International Small
InterComm Small
International Christian Ministries Canada Small
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Medium
Mailbox Club International Small
One Mission Society Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
People International USA Medium
Pioneers Medium
Salvation Army Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Hungary Statistics
People Groups 25
Unreached People Groups 4  (16.0%)
Population 9,721,000
Population in Unreached 79,000  (0.8%)
Urbanization 71%
Continent Europe
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code HU
Official National Language Hungarian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 97,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 86.8%
Percent Evangelical 2.7%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Hungary Prayer Cards

Hungary prayer cards.

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