Country: Macedonia

Number of People Groups

23

People Groups Unreached

10 (43.5%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

2,076,000

Population in Unreached

646,000 (31.1%)

Literacy Rate

98 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

62.8%

% Evangelical

0.24%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Albanian, Gheg 523,000 3,158,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 4.00 % 0.40 %
 Arab 6,300 790,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 5.00 % 0.50 %
 Aromanian 8,300 324,000 Aromanian Christianity 84.00 % 0.80 %
Ashkali 3,700 26,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bosniak 18,000 2,942,000 Bosnian Islam 0.20 % 0.05 %
 British 900 51,498,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Bulgarian 1,500 7,171,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Croat 2,800 5,250,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 65.00 % 0.20 %
Egyptian, Balkan 3,700 22,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
 Gorani 5,900 56,000 Macedonian Islam 5.00 % 0.00 %
 Greek 600 10,807,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
Jew, Serbian Speaking 100 1,500 Serbian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Macedonian 1,309,000 2,034,000 Macedonian Christianity 93.00 % 0.15 %
Meglenite, Vlasi 2,100 5,100 Romanian, Megleno Christianity 83.00 % 0.10 %
 Montenegrin 2,100 356,000 Serbian Christianity 77.00 % 0.40 %
 Pomak 2,100 461,000 Bulgarian Islam 1.00 % 0.90 %
 Romani, Balkan 55,000 1,258,000 Romani, Balkan Islam 25.00 % 0.50 %
 Romani, Vlax 10,000 1,126,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 %
 Romanian 1,000 20,369,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 %
 Serb 37,000 7,744,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.40 %
 Turk 80,000 58,818,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yoruk, Balkan Gagauz Turkish 4,000 445,000 Balkan Gagauz Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  23 2,076,000       10   62.85 % 0.24 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 5,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 2,081,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 1 NT
Albanian, Tosk als 2 2 Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 1 Portions
Aromanian rup 1 0 Portions
Balkan Gagauz Turkish bgx 1 1
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete
Bulgarian bul 2 1 Complete
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete
English eng 1 0 Complete
Greek ell 1 0 Complete
Macedonian mkd 2 1 Complete
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 NT
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 NT
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete
Romanian, Megleno ruq 1 0
Serbian srp 3 1 Complete
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete
Unknown xxx 1 0
Totals: 18 23 10   12 11 14 15 9

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.2 %)
62.8 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
35.3 %
Non-Religious
1.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.1 %
Orthodox
96.4 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.4 %
Roman Catholic
2.9 %
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 Macedonia. 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 Macedonia
  • Christian ministry in Macedonia
  • 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 Macedonia 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 Macedonia Size
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
New Hope International 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
Macedonia Statistics
People Groups 23
Unreached People Groups 10  (43.5%)
Population 2,076,000
Population in Unreached 646,000  (31.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 10 to 20
Urbanization 57%
Continent Europe
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code MK
Official National Language Macedonian
Secondary National Language Albanian, Tosk
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 42,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 62.8%
Percent Evangelical 0.2%
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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