Kiribati KI

227

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

30

Indicated decisions 2014

100,000

Population

98,000

Christians
13,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Kiribati
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Christian
  • Human Development Index

    133/187
  • Internet Access

    12.3%
  • Ethnic Groups

    Kiribati (98.9%); Other (1.1%)
  • Common Languages

    English, Kiribati
  • Economy

    Dependent on copra, fish, foreign aid, and remittances from emigrants. 
    Large distances between islands and few natural resources hinder economic growth.
  • History / Politics

    Independent form Britain in 1979 as a democratic republic.
  • Spirituality

    The Congregational Church and seminary on Tawara have become liberal and declined. 
    Other Christians tend to be nominal and also mix in traditional spiritual practices.
    Charismatics/Pentecostals grow, but often people are more interested in miracles than faith.
  • Prayers

    Pray that the youth will be revived and will turn away from immoral behavior.
    Pray for deeper faith among the Christians, and that discipleship would occur.
    Pray that the growth in Charismatics/Pentecostals would be for true faith, not spectacle.

Note:

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