Moldova MD

290,558

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

16,151

Indicated decisions 2014

3.4 million

Population

2.6 million

Christians
132,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Moldova
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    114/187
  • Internet Access

    44.81% (77th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Moldavian (73.8%); Ukrainian (8.5%); Russian (6%); Romanian (2.2%); Bulgarian (1.9%).
  • Common Languages

    Moldovan Romanian
  • Economy

    Rich agricultural land, but the country remains one of Europe's poorest due to lingering effects of communism.
    Has political problems, limited industry and trade, and continued dependence on Russia.
    Moldova has the largest proportion of women lured into human trafficking rings.
  • History / Politics

    Independence in 1991 from Soviet Union; Has a republican government with a parliament.
    This is a divided country with regions wanting to secede, gain autonomy, or join Russia.
    The Transnistria border region operates as a separate state with Russian help, though not recognized by other countries.
    Alcohol and drug abuse is a problem and 1 in 4 look for jobs in other countries.
  • Spirituality

    Nation has been very open to the Gospel, but needs discipleship materials and other help.
    The Orthodox church sometimes opposes other Christians it sees as threats.
  • Prayers

    Pray for revival in the Orthodox church and that it will no longer oppose other Christians.
    Pray that workers and materials will become more available to the nation.

Note:

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