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Korea, North
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Korea, North – 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
DeafY1.00 %1.48 %Y1 Non-ReligiousLanguage unknown  T
French5001.00 %61.14 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin181,0005.70 %7.92 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
M
Han Chinese, Mandarin of Korea, North
T
Korean24,971,000Y1.00 %1.48 %Y1 Non-ReligiousKoreanP
Korean
M
Korean of Korea, North
T
Russian5,2001.20 %66.90 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Total People Groups:   5 25,158,000 2     2     4 2 4
Unclassified / Other Individuals 123,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 25,281,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
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Korea, North – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 2 40.0 % 24,971,000 99.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 40.0 % 5,700 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 1 20.0 % 181,000 0.7 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 5   25,158,000  


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.
Korea, North – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

French
500


Han Chinese, Mandarin
181,000


Korean
24,971,000


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Russian
5,200

Korea, North People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Korea, North – Languages
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Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Koreankor11Complete
Language unknownxxx11None
Russianrus10Complete
Totals: 5 5 2   4 4 4 4 4
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Korea, North – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 1.0 %
(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.
Korea, North – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Korea, North. Ministries in the Korea, North section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Northeast Asia 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 Korea, North   Ministries in Northeast Asia
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Korea, North – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 25,158,000
Percent Urbanization 61 %
Total People Groups 5
Unreached People Groups 2
Region Northeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Korean
Primary Religion Non-Religious
Percent Professing Christian 1.5%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 1.0%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 1 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index Not reported (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
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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