Mayotte YT

5,440

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

190

Indicated decisions 2014

199,000

Population

3,300

Christians
600 are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Mayotte
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    NR
  • Internet Access

    49.0%
  • Ethnic Groups

    Maore (90%); Other (10%, Malagasy, Creole, Bantu).
  • Common Languages

    French, Shimaore (spoken by 80%), Shibushi (spoken by 30%)
  • Economy

    More prosperous than the rest of the region, due to military bases and French aid.
    This has reduced the initiative of the population to develop other income sources. 
    Agriculture from subsistence farming has declined, so most food is imported.
  • History / Politics

    Ceded by Madagascar to France in 1843; Chose to forego independence in 1974.
    It voted to become a French Overseas Department to qualify for European Union funds.
  • Spirituality

    Almost completely Muslim, but freedom to evangelize is permitted.
    Assemblies of God are doing a lot of evangelism there; youth are most responsive.
  • Prayers

    Pray for more laborers to be called to the island.
    Pray that the seeds of evangelism will spring up to provide good fruit.

Note:

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