Gambia GM

103,133

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

8,174

Indicated decisions 2014

2.0 million

Population

78,000

Christians
13,400 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Gambia
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Christian
  • Human Development Index

    172/187
  • Internet Access

    15.40% (114%)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Malinke (42.5%); Fulani/Fulu (17.3%); Wolof (12.6%); Soninke/Serahule (9.9%); Atlantic (5.9%); Jola (4.7%); Other Sub-Saharan African (10.1%).
  • Common Languages

    English, Mandinka, Wolof
  • Economy

    The economy is based on agriculture, tourism, and foreign aid.
  • History / Politics

    Independence in 1965 from Great Britain; Stability is high and corruption low for Africa.
    Has had several coups and military rule since independence.
    Has an elected government, but with tight state control over politics and media.
  • Spirituality

    The relationship between Christians and Muslims is mostly friendly.
    Christians are trying to disciple younger Christians, because Evangelicals are immature.
    Christians need to reach out to Muslims more and to develop a vision for the entire nation.
    Christians have more religious freedom here than in most Muslim countries.
  • Prayers

    Pray for continued stability and freedom for Christians to evangelize.
    Pray for the development of deeper faith and a strong desire to evangelize Muslims.
    Pray for more discipleship materials to be made available.

Note:

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