Country: Moldova

Number of People Groups

25

People Groups Unreached

7 (28.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

3,980,000

Population in Unreached

15,000 (0.4%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

75.6%

% Evangelical

3.72%

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
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Armenian 2,700 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Azerbaijani 2,500 9,988,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 2.50 % 0.20 %
 Bashkir 600 1,688,000 Bashkort Islam 7.00 % 0.20 % -
 Belarusian 18,000 10,061,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 % -
 Bulgarian 52,000 7,101,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chuvash 1,100 1,494,000 Chuvash Christianity 35.00 % 0.20 % -
Deaf Unknown Unknown Moldova Sign Language Christianity 73.00 % 0.01 % -
 Gagauzi Turk 126,000 177,000 Gagauz Christianity 90.00 % 5.78 % -
 Georgian 1,000 3,251,000 Georgian Christianity 85.00 % 1.50 % -
 German 6,800 64,307,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 3,500 564,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kazakh 1,000 14,640,000 Kazakh Islam 12.00 % 0.70 % -
 Lithuanian 900 2,875,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 % -
 Moldavian 3,260,000 3,924,000 Romanian Christianity 74.00 % 3.70 % -
 Polish 1,400 41,891,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Romani, Balkan 9,300 1,249,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 83.00 % 0.24 % -
 Romanian 192,000 20,461,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 % -
 Russian 112,000 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 75.00 % 1.20 % -
 Tajik 600 8,882,000 Tajiki Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Tatar 3,200 6,363,000 Tatar Islam 1.00 % 0.10 %
 Tatar, Crimean 1,700 592,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 1,900 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Udmurt 600 577,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 % -
 Ukrainian 181,000 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
 Uzbek, Northern 1,300 27,555,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.80 % 0.30 %
  Totals:  25 3,980,000       7   75.62 % 3.72 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 75,000                
  UN Country Population (2017) 4,055,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   3,980,000 25 7 28.0 % 15,000 0.4 % 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
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
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
Tajiki 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   11 20 22 19 12

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.7 %)
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
1.1 %
Orthodox
84.2 %
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.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Moldova. 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 Moldova
  • Christian ministry in Moldova
  • 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 Moldova 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
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
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
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
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
Moldova Statistics
People Groups 25
Unreached People Groups 7  (28.0%)
Population 3,980,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.2%
Population in Unreached 15,000  (0.4%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 7
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 75.6%
Percent Evangelical 3.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 45%
Continent Europe
Region Eastern Europe 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


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