Country: Malta

Number of People Groups

10

People Groups Unreached

3 (30.0%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

404,000

Population in Unreached

1,900 (0.5%)

Literacy Rate

100 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

96.6%

% Evangelical

1.33%
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 18,034,000 English Christianity 73.00 % 14.40 %
 Arab 2,100 793,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Christianity 72.00 % 2.00 %
 British 6,600 51,834,000 English Christianity 62.00 % 8.80 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Maltese Sign Language Christianity 95.00 % 1.30 %
 Italian 900 37,782,000 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 59,475,000 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
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 NT
English eng 2 0 Complete
Italian ita 1 0 Complete
Maltese mlt 2 1 Complete
Maltese Sign Language mdl 1 0 Portions
Somali som 1 1 Complete
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete
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 in Unreached 1,900  (0.5%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3 to 6
Urbanization 95%
Continent Europe
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Country Code MT
Official National Language Maltese
Secondary National Language English
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 96.6%
Percent Evangelical 1.3%
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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