Country: Solomon Islands

Number of People Groups

74

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

671,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

95.8%

% Evangelical

31.21%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.9%
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 *
Anuta 400 400 Anuta Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 % -
 Areare 30,000 30,000 Areare Christianity 97.00 % 32.00 % -
Arosi 11,000 11,000 Arosi Christianity 96.00 % 34.00 % -
Asumbua 100 100 Amba Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 % -
Babatana 12,000 12,000 Babatana Christianity 98.00 % 34.00 % -
Baeggu 9,900 9,900 Baeggu Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 % -
Baelelea 15,000 15,000 Baelelea Christianity 99.00 % 36.00 % -
Baniata 3,100 3,100 Touo Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 % -
Bauro 8,400 8,400 Tairaha Christianity 96.00 % 33.00 % -
Bilua 15,000 15,000 Bilua Christianity 99.00 % 33.00 % -
Birao 9,900 9,900 Birao Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
Blablanga 3,000 3,000 Blablanga Christianity 85.00 % 16.00 % -
Bugoto 6,800 6,800 Bughotu Christianity 97.00 % 34.00 % -
Deaf 6,900 47,601,000 Solomon Islands Sign Language Christianity 95.80 % -
Dorio 4,000 4,000 Dori'o Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
 Duke 3,900 3,900 Duke Christianity 96.00 % 27.00 % -
 Euronesian 20,000 125,000 English Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 % -
Fagani 1,500 1,500 Fagani Christianity 83.00 % 15.00 % -
Fataleka 11,000 11,000 Fataleka Christianity 94.00 % 32.00 % -
 Fijian 2,000 387,000 Fijian Christianity 73.00 % 16.00 % -
Fiu, Kwara'ae 54,000 54,000 Kwara'ae Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 % -
Florida Islander, Nggela 20,000 20,000 Gela Christianity 99.00 % 32.00 % -
Gao 2,000 2,000 Gao Christianity 80.00 % 13.00 % -
Ghari, Tangarare 20,000 20,000 Ghari Christianity 99.00 % 35.00 % -
Gulaalaa, Kwai 2,600 2,600 Gula'alaa Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 4,500 882,277,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 % -
Hoava 800 800 Hoava Christianity 90.00 % 19.00 % -
Kahua, Narihua 8,700 8,700 Kahua Christianity 97.00 % 33.00 % -
Kiribertese 8,200 132,000 Kiribati Christianity 96.00 % 32.00 % -
Kokota 900 900 Kokota Christianity 95.00 % 16.00 % -
Kumbokota 4,200 4,200 Ghanongga Christianity 95.00 % 28.00 % -
Kusaghe 4,000 4,000 Kusaghe Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
Kwaio 22,000 22,000 Kwaio Christianity 96.00 % 30.00 % -
Langalanga 12,000 12,000 Wala Christianity 95.00 % 35.00 % -
Lau, Ndai 28,000 28,000 Lau Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
Lengo, Tasemboko 23,000 23,000 Lengo Christianity 95.00 % 29.00 % -
Longgu 3,200 3,200 Longgu Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 % -
Lungga 4,600 4,600 Lungga Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 % -
Malango 6,900 6,900 Malango Christianity 94.00 % 33.00 % -
Maringe, Cheke Holo 18,000 18,000 Cheke Holo Christianity 97.00 % 34.00 % -
Marovo 14,000 14,000 Marovo Christianity 98.00 % 34.00 % -
Mono, Alu 5,600 5,700 Mono Christianity 90.00 % 33.00 % -
Nalogo 2,200 2,200 Nalogo Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
Nanggu 400 400 Engdewu Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 % -
Natugu 5,800 5,800 Natugu Christianity 99.00 % 34.00 % -
Nembao 1,000 1,000 Amba Christianity 83.00 % 12.00 % -
Neo-Melanesian Papuan 6,800 224,000 Tok Pisin Christianity 95.00 % 32.00 % -
Noipa 300 300 Noipa Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % -
Oloha Unknown Unknown Oroha Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 % -
 Ontong Java Islander 4,000 4,000 Ontong Java Christianity 95.00 % 31.00 % -
Pileni 2,800 2,800 Vaeakau-Taumako Christianity 95.00 % 19.00 % -
Reef Islander, Gnivo 14,000 14,000 Aiwoo Christianity 99.00 % 35.00 % -
Rennellese, Mugaba 7,400 7,400 Rennell-Bellona Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 % -
Ririo 100 100 Babatana Christianity 86.00 % 15.00 % -
 Roviana 17,000 17,000 Roviana Christianity 99.00 % 33.00 % -
Russel Islander, Laube 3,000 3,000 Lavukaleve Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 % -
Saa, South Malaita 19,000 19,000 Sa'a Christianity 90.00 % 35.00 % -
Santa Ana 11,000 11,000 Owa Christianity 97.00 % 36.00 % -
Savo Islander, Savosavo 4,100 4,100 Savosavo Christianity 91.00 % 26.00 % -
 Sikayana 1,200 1,200 Sikaiana Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 % -
Simbo 4,500 4,500 Simbo Christianity 95.00 % 25.00 % -
Solomoni Creole, Pidgin 41,000 48,000 Pijin Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
Talise 21,000 21,000 Talise Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
Tanema 200 200 Teanu Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 % -
 Tavula, Vagua 3,300 3,300 Vaghua Christianity 87.00 % 22.00 % -
Teanu, Buma 1,000 1,000 Teanu Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
Tikopia 5,600 5,600 Tikopia Christianity 98.00 % 17.00 % -
To'ambaita, Maluu 21,000 21,000 To'abaita Christianity 99.00 % 31.00 % -
Ugele 2,000 2,000 Ughele Christianity 82.00 % 18.00 % -
Vangunu 1,500 1,500 Vangunu Christianity 94.00 % 18.00 % -
Vanikoro, Lovono 100 100 Pijin Christianity 85.00 % 8.00 % -
 Vanuatu Melanesian 14,000 28,000 Bislama Christianity 95.00 % 33.00 % -
Varese 8,700 8,700 Varisi Christianity 98.00 % 31.00 % -
Zabana 5,100 5,100 Zabana Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 % -
  Totals:  74 671,000         0 95.76 % 31.21 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 16,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 687,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Central 34,000
Choiseul 34,000
Guadalcanal 123,000
Honiara 85,000
Isabel 34,000
Makira Ulawa 52,000
Malaita 180,000
Rennell and Bellona 3,900
Temotu 27,000
Western 100,000
Provinces:  10 673,000
UN Country Population 687,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 42,879.0 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 114,154.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 30,659.9 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 17,067.2 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
671,000



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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
Aiwoo nfl 1 0 Bible Portions
Amba utp 2 0 Translation Needed
Anuta aud 1 0 Unspecified
Areare alu 1 0 Bible Portions
Arosi aia 1 0 New Testament
Babatana baa 2 0 New Testament
Baeggu bvd 1 0 New Testament
Baelelea bvc 1 0 New Testament
Bilua blb 1 0 New Testament
Birao brr 1 0 Translation Needed
Bislama bis 1 0 Complete Bible
Blablanga blp 1 0 Translation Started
Bughotu bgt 1 0 New Testament
Cheke Holo mrn 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Dori'o dor 1 0 Translation Needed
Duke nke 1 0 Translation Started
Engdewu ngr 1 0 Unspecified
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Fagani faf 1 0 Bible Portions
Fataleka far 1 0 New Testament
Fijian fij 1 0 Complete Bible
Gao gga 1 0 Bible Portions
Gela nlg 1 0 Complete Bible
Ghanongga ghn 1 0 Translation Started
Ghari gri 1 0 Complete Bible
Gula'alaa gmb 1 0 Translation Started
Hoava hoa 1 0 Translation Needed
Kahua agw 1 0 Complete Bible
Kiribati gil 1 0 Complete Bible
Kokota kkk 1 0 Translation Needed
Kusaghe ksg 1 0 Translation Needed
Kwaio kwd 1 0 New Testament
Kwara'ae kwf 1 0 New Testament
Lau llu 1 0 New Testament
Lavukaleve lvk 1 0 Translation Started
Lengo lgr 1 0 Translation Started
Longgu lgu 1 0 Translation Needed
Lungga lga 1 0 New Testament
Malango mln 1 0 Translation Started
Marovo mvo 1 0 Complete Bible
Mono mte 1 0 Translation Started
Nalogo nlz 1 0 New Testament
Natugu ntu 1 0 New Testament
Noipa npx 1 0 Translation Needed
Ontong Java ojv 1 0 New Testament
Oroha ora 1 0 Unspecified
Owa stn 1 0 New Testament
Pijin pis 2 0 Complete Bible
Rennell-Bellona mnv 1 0 New Testament
Roviana rug 1 0 Complete Bible
Sa'a apb 1 0 New Testament
Savosavo svs 1 0 Translation Started
Sikaiana sky 1 0 Translation Started
Simbo sbb 1 0 Bible Portions
Solomon Islands Sign Language szs 1 0 Translation Needed
Tairaha bxa 1 0 Bible Portions
Talise tlr 1 0 Translation Started
Teanu tkw 2 0 Unspecified
Tikopia tkp 1 0 Bible Portions
To'abaita mlu 1 0 New Testament
Tok Pisin tpi 1 0 Complete Bible
Touo tqu 1 0 Translation Started
Ughele uge 1 0 Translation Needed
Vaeakau-Taumako piv 1 0 Translation Needed
Vaghua tva 1 0 Translation Needed
Vangunu mpr 1 0 Translation Started
Varisi vrs 1 0 New Testament
Wala lgl 1 0 New Testament
Zabana kji 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 70 74 0   18 14 16 61 3

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 31.2 %)
95.8 %
Ethnic Religions
2.6 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
1.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
35.1 %
Independent
7.2 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
34.4 %
Roman Catholic
21.8 %
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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  • Church planting agencies in Solomon Islands
  • Christian ministry in Solomon Islands
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Solomon Islands Statistics
People Groups 74
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 671,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.8%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 95.8%
Percent Evangelical 31.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.9%
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 24%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code BP
Official Language(s) EnglishPijin
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 20,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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