Country: Moldova

Number of People Groups

25

People Groups Unreached

7 (28.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

3,960,000

Population in Unreached

14,000 (0.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

75.6%

% Evangelical

4.67%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.2%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Armenian 2,600 6,637,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Azerbaijani 2,400 9,944,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 2.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Bashkir 600 1,710,000 Bashkort Islam 7.00 % 0.20 % -
 Belarusian 18,000 10,003,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 % -
 Bulgarian 51,000 6,817,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chuvash 1,100 1,509,000 Chuvash Christianity 35.00 % 0.20 % -
Deaf 30,000 47,601,000 Moldova Sign Language Christianity 73.36 % -
 Gagauzi Turk 124,000 176,000 Gagauz Christianity 90.00 % 5.78 % -
 Georgian 1,000 3,482,000 Georgian Christianity 85.00 % 1.30 % -
 German 6,700 66,308,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-speaking 3,400 520,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kazakh 1,000 15,659,000 Kazakh Islam 12.00 % 0.70 % -
 Lithuanian 900 2,804,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 % -
 Moldavian 3,218,000 3,875,000 Romanian Christianity 74.00 % 4.92 % -
 Polish 1,400 41,069,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Romani, Balkan 9,200 1,239,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 83.00 % 0.24 % -
 Romanian 190,000 20,387,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 % -
 Russian 110,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 75.00 % 1.20 % -
 Tajik 600 10,063,000 Tajik Islam 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tatar 3,100 6,422,000 Tatar Islam 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Tatar, Crimean 1,700 607,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 1,900 63,339,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Udmurt 600 581,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 % -
 Ukrainian 178,000 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
 Uzbek, Northern 1,300 30,912,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.80 % 0.30 % 1
  Totals:  25 3,960,000         7 75.60 % 4.67 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 74,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 4,034,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Anenii Noi 82,000
Bălţi 128,000
Basarabeasca 29,000
Bender 91,000
Briceni 78,000
Cahul 119,000
Calarasi 75,000
Cantemir 60,000
Causeni 91,000
Chişinău 715,000
Cimişlia 61,000
Criuleni 72,000
Donduseni 46,000
Drochia 87,000
Dubăsari 34,000
Edineţ 81,000
Făleşti 90,000
Floreşti 89,000
Găgăuzia 156,000
Glodeni 61,000
Hîncesti 120,000
Ialoveni 98,000
Leova 51,000
Nisporeni 65,000
Ocniţa 57,000
Orhei 116,000
Rezina 48,000
Rîşcani 69,000
Sîngerei 87,000
Şoldăneşti 42,000
Soroca 95,000
Ştefan Voda 7,100
Străşeni 89,000
Taraclia 43,000
Teleneşti 70,000
Transnistria 468,000
Ungheni 111,000
Provinces:  37 3,881,000
UN Country Population 4,034,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 7,248.0 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 19,339.7 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,239,000 5,208.1 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 2,897.9 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
3,960,000



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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
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Bashkort bak 1 0 New Testament
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chuvash chv 1 0 Complete Bible
Crimean Tatar crh 1 1 Complete Bible
Gagauz gag 1 0 New Testament
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Kazakh kaz 1 0 Complete Bible
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete Bible
Moldova Sign Language vsi 1 0 Translation Needed
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 2 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Tajik tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Udmurt udm 1 0 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 24 25 7   17 20 23 19 12

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.7 %)
75.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
3.7 %
Non-Religious
20.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.0 %
Orthodox
83.6 %
Other Christian
5.7 %
Protestant
5.4 %
Roman Catholic
3.6 %
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.

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Moldova Statistics
People Groups 25
Unreached People Groups 7  (28.0%)
Population 3,960,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.2%
Population in Unreached 14,000  (0.4%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 75.6%
Percent Evangelical 4.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 7
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 43%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code MD
Official Language(s) RomanianRussian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 40,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked