Country: Korea, North

Number of People Groups

5

People Groups Unreached

2 (40.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

25,281,000

Population in Unreached

25,094,000 (99.3%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

1.5%

% Evangelical

1.03%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

6.0%
(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
Est. Workers
Needed *
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Non-Religious 1.48 % 1.00 %
 French 500 49,832,000 French Christianity 61.14 % 1.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 181,000 858,335,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 7.92 % 5.70 % -
 Korean 25,094,000 80,517,000 Korean Non-Religious 1.48 % 1.00 % 501 
 Russian 5,200 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 66.90 % 1.20 % -
  Totals:  5 25,281,000       2   1.54 % 1.03 % 502 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 124,000                
  UN Country Population (2017) 25,405,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   25,281,000 5 2 40.0 % 25,094,000 99.3 % 0
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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, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 1 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1
Totals: 5 5 2   4 4 4 4 4

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.0 %)
1.5 %
Ethnic Religions
15.7 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
69.1 %
Other / Small Religions
13.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
83.9 %
Orthodox
0.9 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
3.9 %
Roman Catholic
11.3 %
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 Korea, North. 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 Korea, North
  • Christian ministry in Korea, North
  • 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

Korea, North Statistics
People Groups 5
Unreached People Groups 2  (40.0%)
Population 25,281,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.5%
Population in Unreached 25,094,000  (99.3%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 502
Primary Religion Non-Religious
Percent Christian Adherent 1.5%
Percent Evangelical 1.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 6.0%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 61%
Continent Asia
Region Northeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code KN
Official Language(s) Korean
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Persecution Ranking 1 (1=High to 50=Low OD)


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