Country: Nauru

Number of People Groups

7

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

9,600

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

85.6%

% Evangelical

11.73%

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 75.00 % 14.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,300 77,696,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 14.00 % 6.00 %
Kiribertese, Gilbertese 1,900 129,000 Kiribati Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
 Kosraen Unknown 6,800 Kosraean Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 %
 Marshallese 100 67,000 Marshallese Christianity 97.00 % 44.00 %
Nauruan 5,000 5,000 Nauruan Christianity 98.00 % 13.00 %
Tuvaluan 700 15,000 Tuvaluan Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 %
  Totals:  7 9,600       0   85.61 % 11.73 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 400              
  UN Country Population (2017) 10,000              
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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
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Kiribati gil 1 0 Complete Bible
Kosraean kos 1 0 Complete Bible
Marshallese mah 1 0 Complete Bible
Nauruan nau 1 0 Complete Bible
Tuvaluan tvl 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 7 7 0   2 4 5 7 2

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.3 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.7 %)
85.6 %
Ethnic Religions
5.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
7.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
3.2 %
Independent
0.3 %
Orthodox
0.3 %
Other Christian
2.4 %
Protestant
58.5 %
Roman Catholic
35.3 %
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 Nauru. 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 Nauru
  • Christian ministry in Nauru
  • 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 Nauru or South 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 Nauru Size
Nauru Statistics
People Groups 7
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 9,600
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 85.6%
Percent Evangelical 11.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.3%
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 100%
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code NR
Official National Language(s) English
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 300
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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