Country: Marshall Islands

Number of People Groups

6

People Groups Unreached

1 (16.7%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

51,000

Population in Unreached

400 (0.8%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

95.2%

% Evangelical

42.40%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.0%
(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
 Americans, U.S. 3,400 190,299,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 29.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 93.00 % 44.50 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 400 36,668,000 Tagalog Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 %
 Japanese 400 124,775,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Marshallese 46,000 67,000 Marshallese Christianity 97.20 % 44.50 %
Pacific Islanders, other 1,200 1,200 Marshallese Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
  Totals:  6 51,000       1   95.22 % 42.40 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 2,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 53,000              
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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
Totals: 5 6 1   3 4 4 4 4

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 42.4 %)
95.2 %
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
86.8 %
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

Search the Web
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

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Marshall Islands 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 Marshall Islands Size
Gospel Fellowship Association Medium
Missionary Ventures International Medium
Marshall Islands Statistics
People Groups 6
Unreached People Groups 1  (16.7%)
Population 51,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Population in Unreached 400  (0.8%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1 to 2
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 95.2%
Percent Evangelical 42.4%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.0%
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 72%
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code RM
Official National Language(s) English    Marshallese
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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