Lithuania LT

480,830

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

21,563

Indicated decisions 2014

3.0 million

Population

2.8 million

Christians
36,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Lithuania
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Visits to Non-Christians- 241.62% (6th); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians with Internet- 343.95% (23rd); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians- 10.84% (11th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    35/187
  • Internet Access

    70.25% (36th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Lithuanian (83.5%); Polish (6.7%); Russian (6.3%); Belarusian (1.2%); Ukrainian (0.6%).
  • Common Languages

    Lithuanian
  • Economy

    Industry and agriculture are the main foundations of the economy.
    A large number of Lithuanians emigrate to work in other European countries.
    Greed, hedonism, substance abuse, suicide, and the sex trade have damaged the social fabric.
  • History / Politics

    Annexed by Russia in late 18th century; Freed in 1918, but conquered by Soviets in 1940.
    Became independent as a parliamentary democracy in 1990; Member of European Union.
  • Spirituality

    Last European nation to become Christian; Has been very open to the Gospel since 1990.
    Catholic church has been historically important, but only 1/6th go to church now.
    Evangelicals are still limited, but there is very good unity.
  • Prayers

    Pray for rapid growth among evangelicals, and workers and materials to help the growth.
    Pray for revival in the Catholic church so people can see the true Gospel.

Note:

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