Country: China, Macau

Number of People Groups

12

People Groups Unreached

5 (41.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

653,000

Population in Unreached

576,000 (88.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

7.89%

% Evangelical

1.95%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.2%
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 *
 British 8,800 54,227,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 % -
 Deaf 3,300 48,207,000 Hong Kong Sign Language Ethnic Religions 5.35 % -
 European, general 700 247,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 19,000 38,856,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 517,000 79,908,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 1.60 % 1.26 % 10
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 38,000 937,400,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 2.40 % 1.82 % 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 28,000 43,930,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Hui 1,100 14,178,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Macanese 5,500 6,000 Chinese, Yue Christianity 77.00 % 3.00 % -
 Portuguese 12,000 19,412,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 1.30 % -
 Sino-Burmese 19,000 32,047,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Thai 800 23,632,000 Thai Buddhism 1.70 % 0.50 % 1
  Totals:  12 653,000         5 7.89 % 1.95 % 14 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 5,000                
  UN Country Population (2021) 658,000                
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Province Estimated
Population
Ilhas 122,000
Macau 514,000
Provinces:  2 636,000
UN Country Population 658,000
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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 282,458,000 43,255.4 % 97.2 % 0.0 % 1.2 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 778,555,000 119,227.4 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.8 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 207,795,000 31,821.6 % 93.3 % 0.0 % 0.4 % 3.6 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 118,286,000 18,114.2 % 81.3 % 1.5 % 9.4 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.8 %
653,000
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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
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 2 2 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Nan nan 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 2 1 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Hong Kong Sign Language hks 1 0 Translation Started
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 9 12 5   8 8 8 8 0

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
15.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.9 %)
7.9 %
Ethnic Religions
58.5 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.2 %
Non-Religious
15.8 %
Other / Small Religions
2.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.4 %
Independent
10.5 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
6.2 %
Protestant
7.1 %
Roman Catholic
51.9 %
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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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in China, Macau. 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 China, Macau
  • Christian ministry in China, Macau
  • 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

China, Macau Statistics
People Groups 12
Unreached People Groups 5  (41.7%)
Population 653,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Population in Unreached 576,000  (88.2%)
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Percent Christian Adherent 7.9%
Percent Evangelical 1.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 14
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 100%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, Northeast
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code MC
Official Language(s) Chinese, YuePortuguese
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 20,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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