Country: Taiwan

Number of People Groups

36

People Groups Unreached

8 (22.2%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

23,902,000

Population in Unreached

4,482,000 (18.8%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

6.28%

% Evangelical

3.32%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.2%
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
 Americans, U.S. 10,000 197,948,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 28.00 % -
 Ami 214,000 216,000 Amis Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 % -
 Anglo-Canadian 2,200 17,345,000 English Christianity 73.00 % 7.00 % -
 British 2,100 54,161,000 English Christianity 62.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bunun 57,000 59,000 Bunun Christianity 75.00 % 14.00 % -
 Deaf 48,000 50,266,000 Taiwan Sign Language Ethnic Religions 5.82 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 153,000 41,069,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Hakka 4,323,000 44,249,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 2.10 % 0.42 % 86
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 4,608,000 931,433,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.58 % -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 13,551,000 44,118,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 3.70 % -
 Hui 57,000 14,000,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Indonesian 258,000 10,219,000 Indonesian Islam 14.00 % 5.00 % -
 Japanese 14,000 119,242,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Jewish, Chinese 100 3,100 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kanakanabu 300 300 Bunun Christianity 75.00 % 30.00 % -
Kavalan, Kuwarawan 1,400 1,400 Chinese, Min Nan Christianity 76.00 % 7.00 % -
 Korean 4,500 81,945,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 16.00 % -
 Malay 21,000 18,568,000 Malay Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Mongol, Khalka 1,100 2,584,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paiwanese, Tamari 99,000 100,000 Paiwan Christianity 70.00 % 30.00 % -
Pazeh 6,000 6,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 4.00 % -
 Pinuyumayan 14,000 14,000 Puyuma Christianity 70.00 % 18.00 % -
 Rukai, Tsalisen 13,000 13,000 Rukai Christianity 78.00 % 10.00 % -
 Saaroa 300 300 Bunun Other / Small ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Saiset 6,500 6,500 Saisiyat Christianity 68.00 % 11.00 % -
  Totals:  36 23,902,000         8 6.28 % 3.32 % 93 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 48,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 23,950,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Fujian 80,000
Kaohsiung 3,099,000
New Taipei 4,525,000
Taichung 3,142,000
Tainan 2,054,000
Taipei 2,964,000
Taiwan 8,011,000
Provinces:  7 23,875,000
UN Country Population 23,950,000
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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
Amis ami 1 0 Complete Bible
Atayal tay 1 0 Complete Bible
Bunun bnn 3 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 5 2 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Nan nan 4 0 Complete Bible
English eng 3 0 Complete Bible
Indonesian ind 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Malay zlm 1 1 Complete Bible
Mongolian, Halh khk 1 1 Complete Bible
Paiwan pwn 1 0 Complete Bible
Puyuma pyu 1 0 New Testament
Rukai dru 1 0 Complete Bible
Saisiyat xsy 1 0 Unspecified
Sakizaya szy 1 0 Unspecified
Sediq trv 2 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Taiwan Sign Language tss 1 0 Translation Needed
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Tsou tsu 1 0 New Testament
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Yami tao 1 0 New Testament
Totals: 24 36 8   16 16 12 22 10
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Taiwan. 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 Taiwan
  • Christian ministry in Taiwan
  • 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

Taiwan Statistics
People Groups 36
Unreached People Groups 8  (22.2%)
Population 23,902,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.8%
Population in Unreached 4,482,000  (18.8%)
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Percent Christian Adherent 6.3%
Percent Evangelical 3.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 93
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 78%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, Northeast
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code TW
Official Language(s) Chinese, MandarinChinese, Hakka
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 239,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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