Kyrgyz Republic KG

470,509

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

53,385

Indicated decisions 2014

5.7 million

Population

292,000

Christians
40,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Kyrgyz Republic
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    125/187
  • Internet Access

    24.17% (96th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Krygyz (64.8%); Uzbek (13.6%); Slavic (13.5%); Dungan/Chinese Muslims (1.1%); Uyghur (1%).
  • Common Languages

    Kyrgyz, Russian
  • Economy

    Primarily an agricultural country, but potential from mining, hydroelectric, and tourism.
    Isolated, mountainous location, along with corruption, hold back development.
    Widespread poverty and unemployment have led about 500,000 to work abroad.
  • History / Politics

    Independent in 1991 from Soviet Union; Created first democracy in 2010 after protests.
    Troubles due to economic difficulties, criminal influence, and some Islamic militants.
    There is a high rate of alcoholism, drug trafficking, gambling, and prostitution.
  • Spirituality

    Most are Muslim by culture, but there is a lot of occult and ancestor worship.
    Islamic countries send missionaries; More religious freedom than most nations of the region.
    Very few Christians in 1990 other than immigrants, but now there are many more.
    There are great opportunities for Christians in business, service, and healthcare.
  • Prayers

    Pray that Christians would reach out to the people in more remote areas of the nation.
    Pray that the Lord will use the religious freedom to build His church.

Note:

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