Cabo Verde CV

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GMO Gospel Visits 2014

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Indicated decisions 2014

512,500

Population

485,000

Christians
62,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Cabo Verde
  • Social Control

    Guilt-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Christian
  • Human Development Index

    123/187
  • Internet Access

    40.3%
  • Ethnic Groups

    Caboverdian Creole (72.8%); African (25.3%, mostly Fula and Balanta); European (1.9%, mostly Portuguese background).
  • Common Languages

    Portuguese, Portuguese Creole
  • Economy

    Arid land means 80% of food must be imported; Potential for tourism and fishing.
    Economy is based on Capoverdian emigrants sending money back home. 
    There are almost the same number of Capoverdians living in other countries as at home.
  • History / Politics

    Was a colony of Portugal until 1975 when given independence. 
    Started as one-party socialist state; Revised constitution in 1990 led to multiparty state.
  • Spirituality

    Catholic church had privileged position until 1975; Now secular with religious freedom. 
    Most people are Catholic in name, but practice a lot of superstitions as well.
    Evangelicals and Pentecostals are growing rapidly.
  • Prayers

    Pray that leaders will develop the economy for the good of all the people.
    Pray for continued growth of committed Believers and that unity will prevail.
    Pray for Capoverdians who live in other nations, that they would respond to the Gospel.

Note:

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