Bulgaria BG

701,785

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

35,542

Indicated decisions 2014

7.1 million

Population

6 million

Christians
146,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Bulgaria
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    58/187
  • Internet Access

    56.97% (57th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Bulgarian (82%); Turks (8.2%); Romani/Gypsy (4.7%); Macedonian (2.7%).
  • Common Languages

    Bulgarian
  • Economy

    Has a freer economy after communism, but corruption and unemployment are problems.
    Organized crime and widespread poverty are common; Abortion and divorce are high.
  • History / Politics

    Nation has had a multiparty democracy since 1991; Entered the European Union in 2007.
    Suffered under communist rule from 1947-1989, and still has not recovered.
    Minorities are discriminated against frequently.
  • Spirituality

    Orthodox church needs a revival, but the society is much more open today.
    Evangelicals tend to be in the cities, but are united and planning to go to rural areas.
    Mormons, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and other cults are active.
  • Prayers

    Pray for the expansion of the evangelical church.
    Pray for revival within the Orthodox church.

Note:

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