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Maldives
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Maldives – People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
DeafY0.10 %0.17 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknown   
Maldivian, Malki359,000Y0.10 %0.17 %Y1 IslamMaldivianP
Maldivian, Malki
M
Maldivian, Malki of Maldives
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Sinhalese1,9000.60 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismSinhalaP
Sinhalese
 T
South Asian, general3,5000.50 %2.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
  
Total People Groups:   4 364,000 2     4     3 1 2
Unclassified / Other Individuals 6,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 370,000  
Other reported groups:  4  
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Maldives – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 4 100.0 % 364,000 100.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 4   364,000  


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

Maldivian, Malki
359,000


Sinhalese
1,900


South Asian, general
3,500

Maldives People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Maldives – Languages
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Hindihin11Complete
Language unknownxxx11None
Maldiviandiv11Portions
Sinhalasin11Complete
Totals: 4 4 4   3 2 3 3 2
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Maldives – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.1 %
(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.
Maldives – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Maldives. Ministries in the Maldives section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the South 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 Maldives   Ministries in South Asia
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Maldives – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 364,000
Percent Urbanization 44 %
Total People Groups 4
Unreached People Groups 4
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Maldivian
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 0.2%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 13 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.698 (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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