Central African Republic CF

12,630

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

1,280

Indicated decisions 2014

4.8 million

Population

3.4 million

Christians
1.5 million are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Central African Republic
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Percent of Country Who Are Evangelicals- 31.23% (2nd).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    185/187
  • Internet Access

    3.43% (140th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Adamawa-Ubangi (78.7%); Sudanic (6.2%); Sara-Bagirmi (4.9%); Fulbe (3.6%); Bantu (3.0%); Arab (2.8%); Pygmy (0.3%).
  • Common Languages

    French and Sango
  • Economy

    Rich in mineral resources; Diamonds comprise 55% of its exports.
    The economy and infrastructure has been devastated by the constant fighting.
  • History / Politics

    Has been free since 1960, but military dictatorships have been interspersed with democracy. Latest government is a result of rebel coup in 2013. 
    Much conflict occurs between Christian majority and Muslim minority.
    Malnourishment, AIDS, lack of water, and extreme poverty persist.
  • Spirituality

    Christian workers have played a vital role in education, healthcare, and other services.
    Many came to Christ in 1960’s-1970’s, but atrocities have been committed by Christians.
  • Prayers

    Pray for an end to all the chaos and for forgiveness for past wrongs.
    Pray for maturity and spiritual growth on the part of Christians who will lead the nation.
    Pray that Christians will learn to reach out to the Muslims, who mostly live in the city.

Note:

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