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- Stats for Jamaica
Top 25 Stats
Percent of Country Who Are Evangelicals- 27.20 (7th); Gospel Visits to Population- 29.61% (10th); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians- 162.38% (9th); Gospel Visits to non-Evangelicals- 40.67% (5th); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians with Internet- 326.19% (24th); Gospel Decisions to Population- 2.15% (9th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians- 11.79% (9th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals- 2.95% (5th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians with Internet- 31.02% (22nd).
Fastest Growing Religion
Human Development Index
Jamaican (93.7%); Haitian (2.0%); East Indian (1.7%%); Chinese (1.2%); Euro-American (1.0%).
English, 97% speak Jamaican Creole
Revenue comes from tourism, expatriates sending money home, mining, and agriculture. High crime, under-employment, and a large public debt hinder economic growth.
History / Politics
Independent from Great Britain in 1962; Has political stability, but with high corruption.
Jamaica has a rich Christian history, with a high percentage of evangelicals. Many missionaries have been sent; Church sends Bibles to regional youth. The church needs a revival; Only a portion of Christians go to church or live morally.
Pray that evangelicals will continue to grow and that discipleship will be strong. Pray for missionaries to be sent out, and for their effectiveness in other countries. Pray for revival in the churches to increase integrity and improve character. Pray for more unity and high integrity in the church, and for corruption to decrease.