Mozambique MZ

2,661,151

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

295,827

Indicated decisions 2014

27.1 million

Population

10.9 million

Christians
2.6 million are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Mozambique
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Visits to Non-Evangelicals with Internet- 217.04% (9th); Total Gospel Decisions- 296,000 (24th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians with Internet- 36.47% (19th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals with Internet- 24.13% (10th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Christian and Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    178/187
  • Internet Access

    5.54% (133rd)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Northern Bantu people (63%); Southern Bantu people (19.1%); Central Bantu people (15.5%); Portuguese Mestizo (1.6%).
  • Common Languages

    Portuguese, but less than 30% understand it
  • Economy

    Very poor nation; Problems are due to Marxism, 30 years of guerilla warfare, and colonialism.
    About 80% of people are subsistence farmers, but floods and droughts cause major problems.
    Dependent on foreign aid and crippled by foreign debt.
  • History / Politics

    Ten-year war for independence from Portugal ended in 1975.
    Marxist state until 1988, then civil war, and peace in 1995; Multiparty democracy now.
  • Spirituality

    Government now advances democracy, economic, and religious freedom.
    Christian faith spread rapidly after the decades of war.
    Up to 80% of pastors have little or no formal training.
    Many more unreached people here than in almost any other African country.
  • Prayers

    Pray for continued religious freedom, reconciliation after war, and improvement of poverty.
    Pray for the training of pastors and outreach to unreached people.
    Pray for the problems of AIDS, malaria, post-war trauma, and poverty.

Note:

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