Armenia AM

183,154

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

17,233

Indicated decisions 2014

3.0 million

Population

2.9 million

Christians
268,000 are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Armenia
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    Armenia straddles the border between the West and the Islamic countries.
    About 1.5 million Armenians (3/4 of the population) were killed in the 1915 Turkish genocide.
  • Top 25 Stats

    Percent of Country Who Are Christians- 93.55% (4th); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians- 307.60% (2nd); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians with Internet- 705.99% (11th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians- 22.32% (2nd); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians with Internet- 48.53% (15th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    87/187
  • Internet Access

    43.57% (78th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Armenian (97.8%); Other (2.2%, includes Azerbaijani, Kurd, Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Common Languages

    Armenian
  • Economy

    Agriculture, metal refining, tourism, and money sent home by diaspora are sources of income.
    Slowed by 1988 earthquake, old infrastructure, and blockades by Turkey and Azerbaijan.
  • History / Politics

    Armenia has rarely been independent in its 2,500 year history.
    Has stable, democratic government with Russian ties, but tension with Turkey and Azerbiajan.
    Turkish Genocide in 1915-1917 took the lives of 1.5 million Armenians, mostly Christians.
  • Spirituality

    Evangelical Christianity thrives among the Armenian diaspora of 8 million people.
    The church in Armenia was one of the earliest Christian churches, but needs revival.
  • Prayers

    Pray for forgiveness for all the atrocities the Armenians have suffered.
    Pray for revival among the Armenians in the country and scattered abroad.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.