Country: Cambodia

Number of People Groups

44

People Groups Unreached

19 (43.2%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

16,662,000

Population in Unreached

15,982,000 (95.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

3.4%

% Evangelical

2.05%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

8.8%
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 *
 Brao 11,000 39,000 Lave Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.00 % -
 British 1,100 53,901,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 % -
 Burmese 5,200 32,046,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.09 % 0.07 % 1
 Cham, Western 252,000 322,000 Cham, Western Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 5
 Chong 1,600 3,600 Chong Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
Deaf 125,000 47,601,000 Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % 3
 E-de, Rade 3,100 402,000 Rade Ethnic Religions 41.00 % 15.00 % -
English-speaking, general 2,300 50,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 25.00 % -
 Eurasian 14,000 1,737,000 French Christianity 50.00 % 3.00 % -
 French 1,700 50,524,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 23,000 79,700,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Han Chinese, Hainanese 14,000 6,655,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka 600 44,425,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.55 % 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 468,000 882,277,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 9.00 % 8.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 145,000 58,046,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.55 % 3
 Han Chinese, Teochew 183,000 1,829,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 1.40 % 0.40 % 4
 Jarai 25,000 539,000 Jarai Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 12.00 % -
 Kaco, Kachok 4,200 4,200 Kaco' Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 5.00 % -
Khaonh 400 400 Mel-Khaonh Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 % -
 Khmer 14,045,000 15,900,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.90 % 281
Khmer Keh 5,900 5,900 Khmer Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.00 % -
 Khmer Krom 280,000 280,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % 6
 Khmer, Northern 5,200 1,463,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Korean 1,700 80,920,000 Korean Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 % -
 Kraol 5,000 5,000 Kraol Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
Kravet 8,300 8,300 Kavet Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 12.00 % -
 Krung 25,000 25,000 Krung Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 10.00 % -
 Kui 35,000 504,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 % 1
 Lao 23,000 3,781,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % 1
 Lao Phuan 2,300 358,000 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Malay 17,000 17,309,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mel 3,400 3,400 Mel-Khaonh Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 9.00 % -
 Mnong, Central 46,000 85,000 Mnong, Central Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 17.00 % -
 Pear 1,900 1,900 Pear Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 10.00 % -
 Sa'och 500 500 Khmer Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 16.00 % -
Samre 300 300 Khmer Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 13.00 % -
Somray 5,200 5,200 Somray Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 11.00 % -
 South Asian, general 1,700 12,154,000 Hindi Hinduism 9.00 % 2.00 % -
 Stieng, Bulo 8,300 54,000 Stieng, Bulo Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 14.00 % -
Suoy 1,700 1,700 Su’ung Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 12.00 % -
 T'moan 800 800 Kraol Christianity 51.00 % 0.40 % -
 Tampuan 38,000 38,000 Tampuan Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 14.00 % -
 Thai 3,300 22,134,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.15 % 1
 Vietnamese 815,000 84,982,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % 16
  Totals:  44 16,662,000         19 3.43 % 2.05 % 330 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 57,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 16,719,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Banteay Meanchey 924,000
Batdambang 1,061,000
Kampong Cham 963,000
Kampong Chhnang 565,000
Kampong Spoe 938,000
Kampong Thum 728,000
Kampot 637,000
Kandal 1,285,000
Kaoh Kong 133,000
Kep 45,000
Kracheh 352,000
Krong Pailin 77,000
Krong Preah Sihanouk 326,000
Mondol Kiri 95,000
Otdar Mean Chey 281,000
Phnom Penh 2,289,000
Pouthisat 443,000
Preah Vihear 270,000
Prey Veng 1,137,000
Rotanokiri 219,000
Siemreab 1,082,000
Stoeng Treng 172,000
Svay Rieng 564,000
Takev 967,000
Tbong Khmum 833,000
Provinces:  25 16,386,000
UN Country Population 16,719,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,717,000 1,726.8 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 4,597.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 1,234.7 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,522,000 687.3 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
16,662,000



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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
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete Bible
Cham, Western cja 1 1 Bible Portions
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Nan nan 3 3 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 1 1 Complete Bible
Chong cog 1 1 Unspecified
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 2 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 0 Complete Bible
Jarai jra 1 0 Complete Bible
Kaco' xkk 1 0 Translation Started
Kavet krv 1 0 Translation Needed
Khmer khm 5 2 Complete Bible
Khmer, Northern kxm 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kraol rka 2 1 Unspecified
Krung krr 1 0 Bible Portions
Kuay kdt 1 1 Complete Bible
Lao lao 1 1 Complete Bible
Lave brb 1 0 Bible Portions
Malay zlm 1 1 Complete Bible
Mel-Khaonh hkn 2 0 Unspecified
Mnong, Central cmo 1 0 New Testament
Pear pcb 1 0 Unspecified
Phuan phu 1 1 Translation Needed
Rade rad 1 0 Complete Bible
Somray smu 1 0 Unspecified
Stieng, Bulo sti 1 0 Bible Portions
Su’ung syo 1 0 Unspecified
Tampuan tpu 1 0 Bible Portions
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Vietnamese vie 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 34 44 19   16 17 20 29 11

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
82.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.0 %)
3.4 %
Ethnic Religions
6.0 %
Hinduism
0.2 %
Islam
2.2 %
Non-Religious
5.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.6 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
70.6 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.0 %
Protestant
14.5 %
Roman Catholic
10.9 %
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 Cambodia
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  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
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  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Cambodia Statistics
People Groups 44
Unreached People Groups 19  (43.2%)
Population 16,662,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.6%
Population in Unreached 15,982,000  (95.9%)
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Christian Adherent 3.4%
Percent Evangelical 2.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 8.8%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 330
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 23%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, Southeast
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code CB
Official Language(s) KhmerFrench
Literacy Rate 77%
Estimated Illiterate Population 3,832,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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