Martinique MQ

19,105

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

407

Indicated decisions 2014

406,000

Population

389,000

Christians
37,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Martinique
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Christian
  • Human Development Index

    NR
  • Internet Access

    41.9%
  • Ethnic Groups

    African Caribbean (94%, black and mixed Creole); French (3.3%); Asian (2.7%, mainly Tamil, Chinese, Vietnamese).
  • Common Languages

    French, Creole Martiniquais
  • Economy

    Mainly based on tourism, and to a lesser degree agriculture (sugar, bananas), and oil.
    Also heavily dependent on French aid; Many Martiniques live in France.
  • History / Politics

    A French possession since 1635; and Overseas Department since 1946. 
    Has had some unrest due to workers being lower-class citizens compared to France. 
    Unrest is tempered by the high dependency and subsidies from France.
  • Spirituality

    The legacy of slavery remains, so there is need for reconciliation. 
    There are many single-parent families.
    Drug abuse is common.
    There is a lot of spiritual apathy in the country.
  • Prayers

    Pray for reconciliation between the former slave class and the white upper class.
    Pray for a spiritual awakening for people to develop a closer walk with the Lord.

Note:

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