Palestine PS

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GMO Gospel Visits 2014

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Indicated decisions 2014

4.4 million

Population

71,000

Christians
4,100 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Palestine
  • Cluster

  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    107/187
  • Internet Access

    57.70% (56th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Arabs (92.3%); Jews (6.3%).
  • Common Languages

    Arabic
  • Economy

    Economy is limited by Israel’s control of access points, electricity, and water.
    Unemployment is about 30%; About 70% live in deep poverty, and 80% depend on aid.
  • History / Politics

    This is the area of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip; Palestinian Authority controls the cities.
    Jewish settlers come to the area and Israeli military controls the rest.
    Palestinians lost most of their land in 1947 and in 1967, and this dominates Palestinian history.
    Lots of conflict exists between Hamas (ruling West Bank) and Fatah (ruling Gaza Strip).
    Leadership in both areas is poor, causing youth to be radicalized more easily.
  • Spirituality

    Palestinian Christians are persecuted from all sides; They often emigrate for better lives.
    Those who stay have a difficult time sharing their faith since they are distrusted by all.
    About 61% of all Palestinians live abroad as exiles, especially in Jordan and Lebanon.
    Most Palestinians live in refugee camps in poverty and have very little hope for the future.
  • Prayers

    Pray for the remaining Palestinian Christians, who have a difficult life.
    Pray for the diaspora of Palestinians, and especially those in refugee camps.

Note:

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