Country: Romania

Number of People Groups

32

People Groups Unreached

6 (18.8%)

Total Population

19,079,000

Population in Unreached

78,000 (0.4%)

% Professing Christian

93.1%

% Evangelical

4.95 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

99 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Armenian 1,200 6,321,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 %
 Aromanian 25,000 326,000 Aromanian Christianity 84.00 % 0.80 %
 British 4,000 51,653,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Bulgarian 6,500 7,171,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Chinese, general 10,000 8,743,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 3.00 %
 Croat 4,800 5,283,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 %
 Czech 2,200 10,224,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Romanian Sign Language Christianity 97.00 % 2.90 %
 French 3,900 49,462,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 Gagauzi Turk 1,000 216,000 Gagauz Christianity 72.00 % 7.00 %
 German 32,000 64,480,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
 Greek, Karakatchan 3,300 10,778,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 %
 Hungarian, Romanian, Szekely 1,090,000 11,570,000 Hungarian Christianity 92.00 % 2.70 %
 Italian 2,500 37,093,000 Italian Christianity 87.00 % 2.00 %
Jew, Romanian 2,900 194,000 Romanian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Macedonian 1,100 2,012,000 Macedonian Christianity 88.00 % 0.10 %
 Moldavian 19,000 3,428,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 %
 Nogai, Nogay 9,400 102,000 Nogai Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Polish 2,300 41,935,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Romani, Balkan 20,000 1,258,000 Romani, Balkan Islam 20.00 % 0.50 %
 Romani, Carpathian 9,800 465,000 Romani, Carpathian Christianity 80.00 % 0.50 %
 Romani, Vlax 516,000 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 %
 Romanian 17,132,000 20,148,000 Romanian Christianity 95.00 % 5.20 %
 Russian, Lipovan 21,000 134,008,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
 Saxon, Transylvanian 19,000 19,000 German, Standard Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
 Serb 16,000 7,732,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 %
 Slovak 12,000 5,030,000 Slovak Christianity 93.00 % 1.20 %
 South Asian, general 1,500 10,803,000 Hindi Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 %
 Tatar 21,000 6,354,000 Tatar Islam 3.00 % 0.40 %
 Tatar, Crimean 18,000 591,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 25,000 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 46,000 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
  Totals:  32 19,079,000       6   93.09 % 4.95 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 294,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 19,373,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.9 %)
93.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.9 %
Non-Religious
6.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.2 %
Orthodox
80.9 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.8 %
Roman Catholic
7.0 %
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 Romania. 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 Romania
  • Christian ministry in Romania
  • 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 Romania or Eastern Europe and Eurasia. 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 Eastern Europe and Eurasia Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Church of North America - Missions Small
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
Eastern European Outreach Small
Educational Services International Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Galcom International Small
GO International Small
InterComm Small
International Christian Ministries Canada Small
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Medium
Mailbox Club International Small
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
One Mission Society Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
People International USA Medium
Pioneers Medium
Salvation Army Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Romania Statistics
People Groups 32
Unreached People Groups 6  (18.8%)
Population 19,079,000
Population in Unreached 78,000  (0.4%)
Urbanization 54%
Continent Europe
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code RO
Official National Language Romanian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 191,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 93.1%
Percent Evangelical 4.9%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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