Country: Marshall Islands

Number of People Groups

6

People Groups Unreached

1 (16.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

56,000

Population in Unreached

400 (0.8%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

95.3%

% Evangelical

52.91%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.0%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 3,700 192,805,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 29.00 % -
Deaf 400 47,601,000 Language unknown Christianity 97.10 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 400 38,360,000 Tagalog Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 % -
 Japanese 400 124,025,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Marshallese 50,000 71,000 Marshallese Christianity 97.20 % 57.22 % -
Pacific Islanders, other 1,300 1,300 Marshallese Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 % -
  Totals:  6 56,000         1 95.26 % 52.91 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 3,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 59,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Ailinglaplap 2,200
Ailuk 2,200
Arno 2,200
Aur 500
Bikini 10
Ebon 900
Enewetak 900
Jabat 100
Jaluit 2,200
Kili 800
Kwajalein 12,000
Lae 400
Lib 100
Likiep 600
Majuro 26,000
Maloelap 1,000
Mejit 500
Mili 1,200
Namorik 1,000
Namu 1,000
Other atolls 0
Rongelap 80
Ujae 500
Ujelang 0
Utrik 500
Wotho 100
Wotje 800
Provinces:  27 58,000
UN Country Population 59,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 512,539.3 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 1,367,594.6 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,240,000 368,285.7 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 204,921.4 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
56,000
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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
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Marshallese mah 2 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 5 6 1   3 4 4 4 4

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 52.9 %)
95.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.5 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
1.6 %
Other / Small Religions
2.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
4.5 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
1.4 %
Protestant
86.2 %
Roman Catholic
7.1 %
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 Marshall Islands. 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 Marshall Islands
  • Christian ministry in Marshall Islands
  • 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

Marshall Islands Statistics
People Groups 6
Unreached People Groups 1  (16.7%)
Population 56,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Population in Unreached 400  (0.8%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 95.3%
Percent Evangelical 52.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 77%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code RM
Official Language(s) EnglishMarshallese
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,100
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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