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Singapore – 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
Americans, U.S.8,70028.90 %80.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Anglo-Australian2,90014.40 %70.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Australian
  
Anglo-New Zealander3,00018.20 %58.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-New Zealander
 T
Arab, Egyptian12,0003.90 %12.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Armenian6008.70 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
  
Batak, Toba1,2005.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityBatak TobaP
Batak, Toba
  
Bawean, Madurese30,0000.30 %2.00 %Y1 IslamMaduraP
Bawean, Madurese
M
Bawean, Madurese of Singapore
T
Bazaar Low Malay Creole11,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMalay M
Bazaar Low Malay Creole of Singapore
T
British59,0008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Buginese11,0000.90 %1.50 %Y1 IslamBugisP
Buginese
M
Buginese of Singapore
T
DeafY7.80 %16.00 %4 BuddhismSingapore Sign Language  T
Eurasian58,000Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
Eurasian
  
Filipino, Tagalog167,00012.30 %93.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
German1,8002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Gujarati4,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 HinduismGujaratiP
Gujarati
M
Gujarati of Singapore
T
Han Chinese, Cantonese494,000Y7.00 %12.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, YueP
Han Chinese, Cantonese
 T
Han Chinese, Hainanese166,000Y7.00 %10.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Hainanese
  
Han Chinese, Hakka155,000Y6.00 %9.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, HakkaP
Han Chinese, Hakka
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin1,551,000Y9.00 %12.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Han Chinese, Min Bei12,000Y6.00 %9.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, Min BeiP
Han Chinese, Min Bei
 T
Han Chinese, Min Dong60,000Y5.00 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, Min DongP
Han Chinese, Min Dong
 T
Han Chinese, Min Nan1,056,000Y8.00 %10.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Min Nan
 T
Han Chinese, Puxian28,000Y5.70 %9.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, Pu-XianP
Han Chinese, Puxian
 T
Han Chinese, Teochew561,000Y6.00 %10.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Teochew
 T
Hindi15,0000.50 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
Hindi
M
Hindi of Singapore
T
Hui, Dungan17,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChinese, MandarinP
Hui, Dungan
 T
Indian, English-Speaking81,0002.00 %8.00 %2 HinduismEnglish   
Indonesian127,0005.60 %16.00 %4 IslamIndonesianP
Indonesian
  
Japanese42,0000.50 %1.60 %Y1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
 T
Javanese98,0007.00 %15.00 %4 IslamJavaneseP
Javanese
  
Kanarese23,0000.00 %4.00 %Y1 HinduismKannada M
Kanarese of Singapore
T
Korean12,00016.80 %28.00 %5 Non-ReligiousKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kristang26,0005.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityMalaccan Creole PortugueseP
Kristang
  
Malay420,0000.20 %0.60 %Y1 IslamMalayP
Malay
M
Malay of Singapore
T
Malay, Riau17,0000.05 %0.30 %Y1 IslamMalayP
Malay, Riau
M
Malay, Riau of Singapore
T
Malay-Indonesian, English-Sp17,0004.00 %9.00 %4 IslamEnglish   
Malayali29,0002.00 %5.00 %Y1 HinduismMalayalamP
Malayali
M
Malayali of Singapore
T
Orang Seletar1,300Y3.00 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOrang SeletarP
Orang Seletar
M
Orang Seletar of Singapore
T
Palembang12,0000.01 %0.05 %Y1 IslamMusiP
Palembang
M
Palembang of Singapore
T
Punjabi27,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Other / SmallPunjabi, EasternP
Punjabi
 T
Sindhi10,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 HinduismSindhiP
Sindhi
 T
Sinhalese25,0001.20 %8.00 %2 BuddhismSinhalaP
Sinhalese
  
South Asian, Bengali-Speakin82,0000.40 %2.00 %Y1 IslamBengaliP
South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
 T
Straits Chinese, Baba Creole21,000Y3.00 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMalay, BabaP
Straits Chinese, Baba Creole
 T
Tamil (Hindu traditions)127,0000.80 %5.00 %Y1 HinduismTamilP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
M
Tamil (Hindu traditions) of Singapore
T
Telugu9000.40 %6.00 %2 HinduismTeluguP
Telugu
  
Thai, Central49,0000.40 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai, Central
 T
Turk1,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Urdu3,4000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUrduP
Urdu
M
Urdu of Singapore
T
Total People Groups:   49 5,737,000 14     19     44 13 33
Unclassified / Other Individuals 48,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 5,785,000  
Other reported groups:  4  
Data Notes
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Singapore – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 19 38.8 % 931,000 16.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 3 6.1 % 107,000 1.9 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 22 44.9 % 4,506,000 78.5 %
  5 - Significantly reached 5 10.2 % 194,000 3.4 %
Totals 49   5,737,000  


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.
Singapore – Languages
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Language
(click Language name for details)
Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Armenianhye10Complete
Batak Tobabbc10Complete
Bengaliben11Complete
Bugisbug11Complete
Chinese, Hakkahak10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn21Complete
Chinese, Min Beimnp10NT
Chinese, Min Dongcdo10Complete
Chinese, Min Nannan30Complete
Chinese, Pu-Xiancpx10Complete
Chinese, Yueyue10Complete
Englisheng70Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Indonesianind10Complete
Japanesejpn11Complete
Javanesejav10Complete
Kannadakan11Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Maduramad11Complete
Malaccan Creole Portuguesemcm10Portions
Malayzlm33Need?
Malay, Babambf10NT
Malayalammal11Complete
Musimui11None
Orang Seletarors10Need?
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Sindhisnd11Complete
Singapore Sign Languagesls10Need?
Sinhalasin10Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Tamiltam11Complete
Telugutel10Complete
Thaitha11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Urduurd11Complete
Totals: 38 49 19   34 28 32 36 21
Data Notes
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Singapore – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 6.5 %
(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.
Singapore – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Singapore. Ministries in the Singapore section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Southeast 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 Singapore   Ministries in Southeast Asia
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Country Level Ministries Size
Church Resource MinistriesMedium
ConvergeMedium
Elim FellowshipMedium
Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMedium
Evangelical Presbyterian ChurchMedium
Foursquare Missions InternationalMedium
Good News ProductionsMedium
Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission)Medium
Missionary Ventures InternationalMedium
Training Evangelistic LeadershipMedium
Walk Thru the Bible MinistriesMedium
Ministries Listed:  11
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc.Medium
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Asia Evangelistic Fellowship InternationalMedium
Asian Outreach, U.S.A.Small
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
BMS World MissionMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Canadian Baptist International MinistriesMedium
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Christian and Missionary AllianceLarge
Christian Brethren AssembliesLarge
Church Mission SocietyMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
CLC InternationalMedium
Commission to Every NationMedium
Cooperative Baptist FellowshipMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
EQUIP FoundationSmall
Evangelical Covenant ChurchMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Far East Broadcasting CompanyMedium
Fellowship of Evangelical ChurchesSmall
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
FrontiersMedium
Galcom InternationalSmall
Global InterActionMedium
Global Recordings NetworkMedium
GO InternationalSmall
Go Ye FellowshipMedium
Gospel Fellowship AssociationMedium
Gospel Furthering FellowshipSmall
InterAct - Evangeliska FrikyrkanMedium
InterCommSmall
International Fellowship of Evangelical StudentsLarge
International Street Kids Outreach MinistriesMedium
InterserveMedium
Intervarsity Christian FellowshipMedium
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Literacy and Evangelism InternationalSmall
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Mennonite Mission NetworkMedium
Mission Aviation FellowshipMedium
Mission MinistriesMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
New Mission Systems InternationalMedium
OC InternationalMedium
OMF International (Overseas Missionary Fellowship)Large
Open Air Campaigners (OAC)Medium
Open Doors InternationalMedium
Operation MobilizationLarge
Partners in Asian MissionsMedium
Pentecostal Assemblies of CanadaMedium
PioneersMedium
Reformed Baptist Mission ServicesSmall
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission)Medium
Team ExpansionMedium
TearfundMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
The Leprosy MissionMedium
Trans World RadioMedium
UFM WorldwideMedium
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
World Harvest Now, IncorporatedSmall
World HorizonsMedium
World TeamMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Wycliffe Bible TranslatorsLarge
Young LifeMedium
Youth for Christ InternationalLarge
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  84
Data Sources
 
People Selector:
Singapore – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 5,737,000
Percent Urbanization 100 %
Total People Groups 49
Unreached People Groups 19
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Chinese, Mandarin
Secondary National LanguageEnglish
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Professing Christian 13.5%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 6.5%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.901 (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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