Official Country Name:Republic of Indonesia
Religious Demographics:Muslim ±80%, Christian ±15% (Evangelicals ±5%), Hindu ±1%, Ethnoreligionist ±1%, Chinese <1%, Buddhist <1%
Number of Evangelicals
Thousands of Islands Divinely Placed
Indonesia is an archipelago nation of more than 263 million people living on nearly one thousand permanently settled islands. Home to the world's 8th largest evangelical church, Indonesia is has the largest church in all of Southeast Asia. Christianity in Indonesia dates back to the 12th century, where records show the planting of a church in Barus, a trading town on the West coast of the island of Sumatra. Surrounded by roughly 186 million Muslims, Indonesian evangelicals have missional opportunity at their door! Though there are many social and governmental hostilities, the nation permits the practice of the Christian faith and churches can meet without great fear of persecution. Having risen in prosperity rank over the past few years, Indonesia has seen growth in many areas, specifically in areas of social capital and enterprise conditions. Being divinely set up in various categories, the country is now brimming with potential to be a leader in the global big missions movement.