Bahamas BS

46,526

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

2,349

Indicated decisions 2014

346,000

Population

327,000

Christians
180,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Bahamas
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Christian
  • Human Development Index

    51/187
  • Internet Access

    76.9%
  • Ethnic Groups

    African Caribbean (79%); European (10.7%); Other (0.8%).
  • Common Languages

    English
  • Economy

    Heavily dependent on tourism with 80% of tourists coming from the U.S.
    Banking is also important with Bahaman banks being a tax haven for many.
  • History / Politics

    Independent from Britain in 1973 as a parliamentary monarchy. 
    It has been a stable democracy since 1992.
  • Spirituality

    There is a strong legacy of faith here and many public officials are openly Christian.
    Tourism tends to drive people towards materialism and immoral behavior.
    While most people are Christians, only a small number are deeply committed.
  • Prayers

    Pray for a deeper level of commitment by the Christians in the country.
    Pray the people would not be seduced by the materialism and immoral behavior of others.
    Pray especially for the Youth who are increasingly alienated from the traditional church.

Note:

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