Morocco MA

4,437,538

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

458,036

Indicated decisions 2014

34.6 million

Population

29,000

Christians
4,800 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Morocco
  • Cluster

  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Total Gospel Visits- 4.4 M (21st); Total Gospel Decisions- 458,000 (14th); Gospel Decisions to Population- 1.33% (21st); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals- 1.33% (25th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    129/187
  • Internet Access

    60.33% (47th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Arab (57.7%); Berber (41.4%).
  • Common Languages

    Arabic, Berber, French
  • Economy

    Tourism, agriculture, textiles, and phosphate mining are the main revenue generators.
    Large wealth gap between the rich and poor; Many go to other countries for work.
  • History / Politics

    Independence in 1958 from France and Spain; Limited democracy under ruling monarch.
    More freedom granted due to the “Arab spring” uprisings elsewhere.
    Morocco has been involved in a long-running territorial dispute with Western Sahara.
  • Spirituality

    Moroccans are proud of their country as a center of Islamic learning.
    New believers are rare and are persecuted by family, police, and religious authorities.
    Arab and Berber Bible translations are difficult to import, but can be found on the Internet.
    Missionary activities are forbidden by government; 100 missionaries were recently expelled.
  • Prayers

    Pray for openness for the people and that God would prepare their hearts.
    Pray that the government would become more religiously tolerant.

Note:

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