Georgia GE

794,715

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

43,794

Indicated decisions 2014

4.3 million

Population

3.3 million

Christians
65,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Georgia
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Visits to Population- 18.45% (20th); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians- 79.08% (21st); Gospel Visits to non-Evangelicals- 18.74% (20th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious (has 0% growth, but other religions have negative growth).
  • Human Development Index

    79/187
  • Internet Access

    50.62% (65th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Caucasus (81.7%); Turkic (6.4%); Armenian (5.4%); Pontic Greek (2.5%); Slavic (1.9%, mainly Russian); Iranian-Median (1.2%).
  • Common Languages

    Georgian
  • Economy

    Based on agriculture with good soil for fruit, tea, cotton, and grapes.
    Tourism is important,  and industry and service sectors of the economy are also strong.
    Tax reform, anti-corruption efforts, and privatization have improved standing internationally.
    Enjoys strategic location on trade route between Asia and Europe.
    Nation has less corruption than most in cluster; Democratic reforms portend a good future.
    Struggle with some areas of nation wanting to merge with Russia are concerning.
  • History / Politics

    Independence in 1991 from Russia after centuries of domination by different empires.
    Has had democratic progress since 2004 after the “Rose Revolution” of 2003.
    Two regions have broken away and have the support and recognition of Russia.
  • Spirituality

    Openness to Christianity has greatly increased since independence.
    Many returned to the Orthodox church as a support of nationalism, rather than true faith.
    Church needs more access to study materials; Unity of all Christians needs to improve.
  • Prayers

    Pray for the cease-fire to hold and for a revival to continue among the people.
    Pray that Christian workers and materials will aid the people’s spiritual growth.

Note:

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