Niger NE

619,199

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

65,155

Indicated decisions 2014

19.3 million

Population

52,000

Christians
22,000 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Niger
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Visits to Non-Evangelicals with Internet- 160.86% (16th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals with Internet- 16.93% (15th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    187/187
  • Internet Access

    1.61% (150th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Hausa (43.2%); Songhai (29.3%); Fulbe/Fulani (10.4%); Tuareg/ Tamacheq (9%); Kanuri-Saharan (4.8%); Other Sub-Saharan African (1.7%); Arab (1.4%).
  • Common Languages

    French, Hausa
  • Economy

    One of the world’s poorest nations; People mainly live on subsistence agriculture and ranching.
    Droughts and locust plagues cause a lot of problems; Country is dependent on foreign aid.
    Niger is the world's fourth-ranking producer of uranium.
  • History / Politics

    Dominated for centuries by Tuareg and then French colonial rule (1921-1960).
    Intermittent democracy, military coups, and Tuareg insurgency have occurred since 1960.
  • Spirituality

    Nation is now more open for evangelism.
    Pressure to stay in Islam is intense, and new believers need fellowship with others.
    Missionary work in healthcare, education, and development has helped earn respect from others.
  • Prayers

    Pray for continued openness for the Gospel; Pray for more missionaries coming to this area.
    Pray for girls, who often receive no schooling.

Note:

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