Country: French Polynesia

Number of People Groups

13

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

277,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

83.80%

% Evangelical

6.12%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.6%
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 *
Chinese-Tahitian Creole 300 300 Tahitian Christianity 55.00 % 7.00 % -
 Cook Islands Maori 1,700 85,000 Cook Islands Maori Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 % -
 Deaf 2,100 48,824,000 Language unknown Christianity 92.25 % -
 Euronesian 26,000 127,000 French Christianity 97.00 % 16.00 % -
 French 144,000 50,956,000 French Christianity 73.00 % 1.79 % -
Mangarevan 1,300 1,300 Mangareva Christianity 83.00 % 16.00 % -
Marquesan, North 5,900 6,100 Marquesan, North Christianity 90.00 % 18.00 % -
 Marquesan, South 3,200 3,200 Marquesan, South Christianity 78.00 % 15.00 % -
Pitcairner, Norfolk Unknown 1,100 Pitcairn-Norfolk Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
Rapa 500 500 Rapa Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
 Tahitian 69,000 78,000 Tahitian Christianity 96.75 % 6.56 % -
 Tuamotuan, Paumotu 15,000 15,000 Tuamotuan Christianity 93.00 % 15.00 % -
Tubuaian, Austral 7,900 7,900 Austral Christianity 88.00 % 16.00 % -
  Totals:  13 277,000         0 83.80 % 6.12 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 7,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 284,000                
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Province Estimated
Population
Îles Australes 3,700
Îles du Vent 107,000
Îles Marquises 5,100
Îles Sous-le-Vent 151,000
Îles Tuamotu-Gambier 9,300
Provinces:  5 276,000
UN Country Population 284,000
French Polynesia Prayer Cards

French Polynesia prayer cards.

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French Polynesia Links
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Austral aut 1 0 Unspecified
Cook Islands Maori rar 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 2 0 Complete Bible
Mangareva mrv 1 0 Bible Portions
Marquesan, North mrq 1 0 New Testament
Marquesan, South mqm 1 0 Bible Portions
Pitcairn-Norfolk pih 1 0 Translation Needed
Rapa ray 1 0 Bible Portions
Tahitian tah 2 0 Complete Bible
Tuamotuan pmt 1 0 Bible Portions
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 11 13 0   2 1 3 5 0
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 French Polynesia. 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 French Polynesia
  • Christian ministry in French Polynesia
  • 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

French Polynesia Statistics
People Groups 13
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 277,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.0%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 83.8%
Percent Evangelical 6.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 62%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code FP
Official Language(s) FrenchTahitian
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 5,500
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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