Macedonia MK

266,392

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

7,007

Indicated decisions 2014

2.1 million

Population

1.3 million

Christians
4,300 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Macedonia
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Visits to Non-Christians- 244.40% (5th); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians with Internet- 399.34% (20th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians- 6.43% (22nd).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    84/187
  • Internet Access

    61.20% (46th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Macedonians (61.6%); Albanian (25.2%); Romani/Gypsies (5.2%); Turk (3.9%); Serb (1.6%); Bosnian (0.9%).
  • Common Languages

    Macedonian
  • Economy

    One of the poorest areas of what was Yugoslavia; The economy is mainly agricultural.
    Industry is in decline and many people emigrate for better jobs.
  • History / Politics

    Nation has a multiparty democracy; Greece has blocked its entry into European Union.
    Tensions with Greece over the name Macedon since Greece has province of the same name.
    Large minority population of Albanians feel more connected to Albania and Kosovo.
  • Spirituality

    About 2/3 of people are in Macedon Orthodox church, but churches are usually empty.
    The church split from the Serbian Orthodox church, and tension exists between them.
    The Orthodox church sometimes opposed entry of evangelicals.
    The evangelical church is growing faster here than in most of Europe.
  • Prayers

    Pray for continued growth of evangelical church, and that the Orthodox opposition will stop.
    Pray for revival within the Orthodox church.

Note:

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