Guam GU

12,066

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

442

Indicated decisions 2014

180,000

Population

174,000

Christians
47,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Guam
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Christian
  • Human Development Index

    N/R
  • Internet Access

    69.2%
  • Ethnic Groups

    Micronesian (49.2%); Asian (37.9%, especially Filipinos); Caucasian (12.9%, mostly U.S. citizens).
  • Common Languages

    English, Chamorro
  • Economy

    1/3 of island is used for military bases, and 1/3 of population employed by U.S. military.
    A major base was relocated in 2014 from Okinawa.
    Tourism is the next most important part of the economy.
  • History / Politics

    Spain ruled from 1565-1898, when the U.S. took over after the Spanish-American War.
    It has been a U.S. Territory since then, and all residents are U.S. citizens
    The population is multi-cultural and diverse.
  • Spirituality

    While most people claim to be Christians, the animistic tradition holds back discipleship.
    American influence has caused materialism, gambling, drugs, and prostitution to increase. 
    The Chamorro are historically nominally Catholic, but also practice a lot of animism.
  • Prayers

    Pray that the people can avoid the immorality and materialism of American culture.
    Pray that the Chamorro would be more open to the Gospel and avoid animism.
    Pray that missionary outreach from Guam would continue and increase.

Note:

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