Country: Malta

Number of People Groups

10

People Groups Unreached

3 (30.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

404,000

Population in Unreached

1,900 (0.5%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

96.6%

% Evangelical

1.33%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.3%
(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
 Anglo-Australian 600 18,364,000 English Christianity 73.00 % 14.40 %
 Arab 2,100 387,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Christianity 72.00 % 2.00 %
 British 6,600 51,406,000 English Christianity 62.00 % 8.80 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Maltese Sign Language Christianity 95.00 % 1.30 %
 Italian 900 37,691,000 Italian Christianity 81.00 % 1.10 %
Jew, Maltese Unknown Unknown Maltese Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Maltese 391,000 597,000 Maltese Christianity 97.80 % 1.20 %
 Somali 1,000 20,079,000 Somali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tigrai, Tigrinya 500 8,885,000 Tigrigna Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 %
 Turk 800 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  10 404,000       3   96.56 % 1.33 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 17,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 421,000              
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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
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 New Testament
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Maltese mlt 2 1 Complete Bible
Maltese Sign Language mdl 1 0 Bible Portions
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 8 10 3   4 6 7 7 6

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.3 %)
96.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.7 %
Non-Religious
1.7 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.9 %
Independent
0.1 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
4.9 %
Protestant
0.6 %
Roman Catholic
93.3 %
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

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Malta. 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 Malta
  • Christian ministry in Malta
  • 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 Malta or Western Europe. 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 Malta Size
Ripe for Harvest Incorporated Medium
Malta Statistics
People Groups 10
Unreached People Groups 3  (30.0%)
Population 404,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.2%
Population in Unreached 1,900  (0.5%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3 to 6
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 96.6%
Percent Evangelical 1.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.3%
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 95%
Continent Europe
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Country Code MT
National Bible Society Website
Official National Language(s) Maltese    English
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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Religious Freedom Report
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