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Dominican Republic
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Dominican Republic – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Afro-Dominican997,000Y7.60 %95.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Americans, U.S.37,00028.90 %77.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
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Arab, Lebanese3,7000.50 %32.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
British1,3008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Chinese, general50,0007.00 %15.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
DeafY14.90 %92.00 %5 ChristianityDominican Sign LanguageP
Deaf
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Dominican White1,709,000Y9.10 %95.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Dominican, mixed7,301,000Y9.10 %94.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Dominican, mixed
  
French2,1001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
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German8002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Haitian569,00016.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityHaitian CreoleP
Haitian
  
Jamaicans32,00028.00 %82.00 %5 ChristianityJamaican Creole EnglishP
Jamaicans
M
Jamaicans of Dominican Republic
 
Japanese1,7000.50 %1.50 %Y1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
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Spaniard5,9001.00 %79.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
West Indian Mulatto11,000Y1.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityEnglishP
West Indian Mulatto
  
Total People Groups:   15 10,722,000 5     1     13 1 4
Unclassified / Other Individuals 45,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 10,767,000  
Other reported groups:  2  
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Dominican Republic – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 1 6.7 % 1,700 0.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 1 6.7 % 3,700 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 3 20.0 % 19,000 0.2 %
  4 - Partially reached 6 40.0 % 10,059,000 93.8 %
  5 - Significantly reached 4 26.7 % 638,000 6.0 %
Totals 15   10,722,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Dominican Republic – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Americans, U.S.
37,000


Arab, Lebanese
3,700


British
1,300


Chinese, general
50,000


Deaf
Unknown


Dominican, mixed
7,301,000


French
2,100


German
800


Haitian
569,000


Jamaicans
32,000


Japanese
1,700


Spaniard
5,900


West Indian Mulatto
11,000

Dominican Republic People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Dominican Republic – Languages
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Language
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# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
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Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Dominican Sign Languagedoq10None
Englisheng30Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Haitian Creolehat10Complete
Jamaican Creole Englishjam10NT
Japanesejpn11Complete
Spanishspa40Complete
Totals: 10 15 1   9 8 8 9 7
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Dominican Republic – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 9.4 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Dominican Republic – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Dominican Republic. Ministries in the Dominican Republic section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the North America and Caribbean section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Dominican Republic   Ministries in North America and Caribbean
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Country Level Ministries Size
Adventures in MissionsMedium
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l MinistriesMedium
Bethany International MinistriesMedium
Christ Mandate for MissionsMedium
Christian Blind Mission InternationalSmall
Christian Reformed World MissionsMedium
Christians in Action Missions InternationalMedium
Compassion InternationalLarge
CrossWorldMedium
Evangelistic Faith MissionsSmall
Floresta USAMedium
Food for the HungryMedium
Foursquare Missions InternationalMedium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World MissionsMedium
Harvest FoundationSmall
International Partnership MinistriesMedium
International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchMedium
Into All The WorldSmall
Literacy and Evangelism InternationalSmall
Map InternationalMedium
Ministries in ActionSmall
Missionary Ventures InternationalMedium
Missions DoorMedium
Overland MissionsSmall
Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church World WitnessSmall
Primitive Methodist Church USASmall
South American Missionary SocietySmall
STEM InternationalSmall
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, World MissionsSmall
World Baptist Fellowship Mission AgencyMedium
Ministries Listed:  30
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Calvary Evangelistic MissionSmall
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
Independent Faith MissionMedium
InterCommSmall
Reaching Japanese for Christ NetworkSmall
Scripture UnionMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  31
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Dominican Republic – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 10,722,000
Percent Urbanization 78 %
Total People Groups 15
Unreached People Groups 1
Region North America and Caribbean
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Spanish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 93.8%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 9.4%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.700 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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