Country: British Indian Ocean Territory

Number of People Groups


People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

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Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent


% Evangelical


Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
% Christian
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 2,800 191,659,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 35.00 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 200 37,887,000 Tagalog Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
  Totals:  2 3,000         0 78.23 % 33.27 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 0                
  Joshua Project (2019) 3,000                
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State Population People Groups Unreached
% Unreached
in Unreached
% Population
Country:   3,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 9,473,300.0 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 25,277,300.0 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 6,807,033.3 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 3,787,566.7 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
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Language Code # Peoples
# Unreached
NT Text
NT Audio
Jesus Film
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 2 2 0   2 2 2 2 2

0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 33.3 %)
78.2 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
18.7 %
Other / Small Religions
0.9 %
0.5 %

0.9 %
21.6 %
1.9 %
Other Christian
20.7 %
27.3 %
Roman Catholic
27.6 %

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 British Indian Ocean Territory. 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 British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Christian ministry in British Indian Ocean Territory
  • 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 British Indian Ocean Territory or Asia, South. 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 British Indian Ocean Territory Size
In Asia, South Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Action International Ministries Medium
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc. Medium
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Asia Evangelistic Fellowship International Medium
Asian Outreach, U.S.A. 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
BMS World Mission Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Canadian Baptist International Ministries Medium
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Brethren Assemblies Large
Church Mission Society Medium
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church Resource Ministries Medium
Church World Service Medium
CLC International Medium
Commission to Every Nation Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
Elim Fellowship Medium
EQUIP Foundation Small
Evangelical Covenant Church Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Small
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Frontiers Medium
Galcom International Small
Global Recordings Network Medium
GO International Small
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Gospel Fellowship Association Medium
Gospel Furthering Fellowship Small
InterComm Small
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students Large
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Interserve Medium
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Medium
Iris Ministries, Inc. Medium
Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission) Medium
Literacy and Evangelism International Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Mennonite Mission Network Medium
Mission Ministries Medium
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Mission Systems International Medium
OMF International (Overseas Missionary Fellowship) Large
Open Air Campaigners (OAC) Medium
Open Doors International Medium
Operation Mobilization Large
Partners in Asian Missions Medium
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Medium
Pioneers Medium
Reformed Baptist Mission Services Small
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission) Medium
Team Expansion Medium
Tearfund Medium
Tentmakers International Small
The Leprosy Mission Medium
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
World Harvest Now, Incorporated Small
World Horizons Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Wycliffe Bible Translators Large
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
British Indian Ocean Territory Statistics
People Groups 2
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 3,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 78.2%
Percent Evangelical 33.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization Unknown
Continent Asia
Region Asia, South
10/40 Window No
Country Code IO
Official Language(s) EnglishFrench
Literacy Rate %
Estimated Illiterate Population 3,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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