Country: Tonga

Number of People Groups

5

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

101,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

95.9%

% Evangelical

15.69%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.4%
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 *
Deaf 500 46,968,000 Language unknown Christianity 95.76 % -
 Eurasian, Euronesian 700 1,727,000 English Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 % -
Niuafoou 700 700 Niuafo'ou Christianity 100.00 % 25.00 % -
Niuatoputapu 1,700 1,700 Tongan Christianity 95.00 % 32.50 % -
Tongan 97,000 220,000 Tongan Christianity 96.00 % 15.50 % -
  Totals:  5 101,000         0 95.87 % 15.69 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 3,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 104,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
'Eua 5,000
Ha'apai 6,600
Niuas 1,300
Tongatapu 75,000
Vava'u 15,000
Provinces:  5 103,000
UN Country Population 104,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 281,385.1 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 750,810.9 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 202,189.1 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 112,502.0 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
101,000
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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
Niuafo'ou num 1 0 Translation Started
Tongan ton 2 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 4 5 0   2 1 2 2 1

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.7 %)
95.9 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
0.5 %
Other / Small Religions
3.6 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
1.9 %
Independent
12.2 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
25.3 %
Protestant
44.9 %
Roman Catholic
15.2 %
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 Tonga. 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 Tonga
  • Christian ministry in Tonga
  • 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

Tonga Statistics
People Groups 5
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 101,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.9%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 95.9%
Percent Evangelical 15.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 23%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code TN
Official Language(s) TonganEnglish
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Tonga Maps
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Tonga Links
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