Country: Palau

Number of People Groups

7

People Groups Unreached

1 (14.3%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

18,000

Population in Unreached

1,100 (6.1%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

89.67%

% Evangelical

20.68%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.4%
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
 Americans, U.S. 200 197,948,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 29.00 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 2,800 41,069,000 Tagalog Christianity 96.00 % 12.30 % -
 Japanese 1,100 119,242,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Palauan 10,000 20,000 Palauan Christianity 95.60 % 24.00 % -
 Palauan, English-speaking 2,700 2,700 English Christianity 95.00 % 24.00 % -
 Sonsorol 800 1,600 Sonsorolese Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 % -
 Tobian Unknown Unknown Tobian Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 % -
  Totals:  7 18,000         1 89.67 % 20.68 %
  Population above UN estimate 0                
  UN Country Population (2024) 18,000                

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State Estimated
Population
Aimeliik 300
Airai 2,600
Angaur 100
Hatohobei 30
Kayangel 50
Koror 12,000
Melekeok 300
Ngaraard 400
Ngarchelong 300
Ngardmau 200
Ngatpang 300
Ngchesar 300
Ngeremlengui 400
Ngiwal 300
Peleliu 500
Sonsorol 40
States:  16 18,000
UN Country Population 18,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Palauan pau 1 0 New Testament
Sonsorolese sov 1 0 Translation Started
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tobian tox 1 0 Translation Started
Totals: 6 7 1   3 4 4 4 3
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 Palau. 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 Palau
  • Christian ministry in Palau
  • 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

Palau Statistics
People Groups 7
Unreached People Groups 1  (14.3%)
Population 18,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Population in Unreached 1,100  (6.1%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 89.7%
Percent Evangelical 20.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 80%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code PS
Official Language(s) EnglishPalauan
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 500
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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