Country: New Caledonia

Number of People Groups

44

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

274,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

79.6%

% Evangelical

6.18%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.7%
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 *
 Aeke 300 300 French Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 % -
Ajie, Wai 6,100 6,100 Ajie Christianity 100.00 % 17.00 % -
Ara 200 200 Arha Christianity 100.00 % 4.00 % -
Aragure, Haragure 900 900 Xaragure Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
Aro 400 400 Ajie Christianity 100.00 % 10.00 % -
Aveke 300 300 Haveke Christianity 100.00 % 12.00 % -
Bwatoo, Voh-Kone 200 200 Bwatoo Christianity 100.00 % 13.00 % -
Caac, Moenebeng 1,300 1,300 Caac Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 % -
Camuhi 3,000 3,000 Cemuhi Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 % -
Deaf 2,100 46,464,000 Language unknown Christianity 80.65 % -
Dubea 1,300 1,300 Drubea Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
 Euronesian 28,000 122,000 French Christianity 91.00 % 9.00 % -
Futunian, East 3,000 6,600 Futuna, East Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 % -
Fwai 2,100 2,100 Fwai Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
Iaian 4,700 4,700 Iaai Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 % -
 Italian 8,300 37,599,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 % -
 Javanese, New Caledonian 4,200 4,200 Javanese, New Caledonian Islam 15.00 % 1.00 % -
Kwenyi, Kapone 2,500 2,500 Numee Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 % -
Lifuan, Dehu 15,000 15,000 Drehu Christianity 98.00 % 8.00 % -
Moaeke, Hmwaeke 100 100 Vamale Christianity 100.00 % 11.00 % -
Moaveke 200 200 Hmwaveke Christianity 100.00 % 17.00 % -
Neku 100 100 Neku Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 % -
Nemi 1,000 1,000 Nemi Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
Nenema 1,200 1,200 Nelemwa-Nixumwak Christianity 100.00 % 15.00 % -
Nengonese, Mare 10,000 10,000 Nengone Christianity 100.00 % 12.00 % -
New Caledonian French 112,000 115,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 3.77 % -
Njawe, Ubach 1,100 1,100 Jawe Christianity 100.00 % 10.00 % -
Nyua-Bonde, Thuanga 2,700 2,700 Yuanga Christianity 100.00 % 3.00 % -
Orowe 600 600 Orowe Christianity 100.00 % 18.00 % -
Pati, Ponerihouen 8,300 8,300 Paici Christianity 100.00 % 11.00 % -
Pinje 200 200 Pije Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 % -
Poamei 300 300 Pwaamei Christianity 100.00 % 18.00 % -
Poapoa Unknown Unknown Jawe Christianity 100.00 % 12.00 % -
 Portuguese 800 17,682,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 % -
 Spaniard 2,800 28,793,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tahitian 5,700 78,000 Tahitian Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
Tayo, Kaldosh Euronesian 1,000 1,000 Tayo Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
Tiri 600 600 Tiri Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 % -
Uvean, West 2,500 2,500 Fagauvea Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 % -
 Vanuatu Melanesian 2,400 25,000 Bislama Christianity 94.00 % 45.00 % -
 Vietnamese 2,700 84,478,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % -
Wallisian, East Uvean 25,000 35,000 Wallisian Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 % -
Xaracuu, Canala 6,500 6,500 Xaracuu Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
Yalayu 2,200 2,200 Nyalayu Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
  Totals:  44 274,000       0   79.58 % 6.18 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 6,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 280,000                

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Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   274,000 44 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 286,412,000 104,529.9 % 96.9 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 2.0 %
 
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 738,622,000 269,570.1 % 71.2 % 24.0 % 1.4 % 0.3 % 2.6 % 0.6 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 209,251,000 76,369.0 % 93.7 % 0.0 % 1.9 % 2.9 % 1.4 % 0.2 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,546,000 41,440.1 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
274,000
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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
Ajie aji 2 0 New Testament
Arha aqr 1 0
Bislama bis 1 0 Complete Bible
Bwatoo bwa 1 0
Caac msq 1 0
Cemuhi cam 1 0 New Testament
Drehu dhv 1 0 Complete Bible
Drubea duf 1 0
Fagauvea uve 1 0 Bible Portions
French fra 3 0 Complete Bible
Futuna, East fud 1 0 Complete Bible
Fwai fwa 1 0
Haveke hvk 1 0
Hmwaveke mrk 1 0 Bible Portions
Iaai iai 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Javanese, New Caledonian jas 1 0
Jawe jaz 2 0
Neku nek 1 0
Nelemwa-Nixumwak nee 1 0
Nemi nem 1 0
Nengone nen 1 0 Complete Bible
Numee kdk 1 0
Nyalayu yly 1 0
Orowe bpk 1 0
Paici pri 1 0 New Testament
Pije piz 1 0
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Pwaamei pme 1 0
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Tahitian tah 1 0 Complete Bible
Tayo cks 1 0
Tiri cir 1 0
Unknown xxx 1 0
Vamale mkt 1 0
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Wallisian wls 1 0 Complete Bible
Xaracuu ane 1 0
Xaragure axx 1 0
Yuanga nua 1 0
Totals: 40 44 0   8 6 7 12 5

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.2 %)
79.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.9 %
Non-Religious
17.1 %
Other / Small Religions
1.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
5.7 %
Orthodox
0.7 %
Other Christian
0.3 %
Protestant
18.8 %
Roman Catholic
73.6 %
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

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in New Caledonia. 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 New Caledonia
  • Christian ministry in New Caledonia
  • 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 New Caledonia or Australia and Pacific. 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 New Caledonia Size
New Caledonia Statistics
People Groups 44
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 274,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 79.6%
Percent Evangelical 6.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.7%
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 71%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code NC
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 2,700
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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