Western Sahara EH

0

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

0

Indicated decisions 2014

400,000

Population

Almost none.

Christians
Almost none. are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Western Sahara
  • Cluster

  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None.
  • Top 25 Stats

    None.
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim.
  • Human Development Index

    NR
  • Internet Access

    Unknown.
  • Ethnic Groups

    Arab-Berber Moroccan settlers (50%); Saharawi indigenous (50%); plus 130,000 Moroccan military personnel.
  • Common Languages

    Arabic, Berber, French.
  • Economy

    Natural resources are high, but undeveloped; Lack of water hinders development.
    Moroccan occupation hinders outside investment, but Morocco has developed the area.
  • History / Politics

    Ruled by Spain until 1975, and then occupied by Morocco; 16 years of warfare ensued.
    A U.N. brokered deal, including self-determination by the natives, has not be followed.
    Morocco has full intention of holding onto the land despite international pressure.
    Morocco is an ally of France and the U.S. and this gives them some protection.
  • Spirituality

    The country is virtually 100% Muslim; Missions are for humanitarian reasons.
    There is some evidence that Believers are making some headway, but it is quiet.
  • Prayers

    Pray for justice for the Saharawi people and that Morocco will eventually leave.
    Pray that the Gospel can begin having more and more access to the people.

Note:

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