Country: China, Macau

Number of People Groups

12

People Groups Unreached

5 (41.7%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

585,000

Population in Unreached

535,000 (91.4%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

5.2%

% Evangelical

1.67%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.2%
(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 8,200 51,406,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Ethnic Religions 5.35 % 1.60 %
European, general 700 242,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 8,000 36,668,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 480,000 77,696,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 1.60 % 1.10 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 35,000 858,337,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 2.40 % 1.82 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 26,000 56,475,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Hui 1,000 13,687,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Macanese 5,100 15,000 Macanese Christianity 77.00 % 3.00 %
 Portuguese 2,600 17,301,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 1.30 %
 Sino-Burmese 18,000 32,284,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 %
 Thai, Central 800 20,386,000 Thai Buddhism 1.70 % 0.50 %
  Totals:  12 585,000       5   5.23 % 1.67 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 21,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 606,000              
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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
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 2 2 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Nan nan 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 1 1 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Macanese mzs 1 0
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0
Totals: 10 12 5   8 8 8 8 6

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
16.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.7 %)
5.2 %
Ethnic Religions
60.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.2 %
Non-Religious
16.1 %
Other / Small Religions
2.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.6 %
Independent
9.9 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
9.0 %
Protestant
8.7 %
Roman Catholic
48.1 %
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, Macau. 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, Macau
  • Christian ministry in China, Macau
  • 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, Macau Statistics
People Groups 12
Unreached People Groups 5  (41.7%)
Population 585,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Population in Unreached 535,000  (91.4%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 14 to 20
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Percent Christian Adherent 5.2%
Percent Evangelical 1.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 100%
Continent Asia
Region Northeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code MC
Official National Language Chinese, Yue
Secondary National Language Portuguese
Literacy Rate 96%
Estimated Illiterate Population 23,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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