Pray for: Tonga

Flag for Tonga

Key Stats

Religion & Geography
Category Statistic
Continent: Pacific
Capital: Nuku'alofa
Population: 108,683
% Urban: 23.1 %
Population Under 15 Yrs: 35.1 %
Official Language: Tongan and English
Languages: 3
Literacy Rate: 99 %
Life Expectancy: 71 yrs (145/236)
HDI Ranking: 91 / 189
% Christian: 95.8 %
% Evangelical: 15.5 %
Largest Religion: Christian
% Largest Religion: 95.8 %
People Groups: 5
% Unevangelized: 1 %


Title: Tonga

Tier: 1

Type: country

A strongly Christian nation, Tonga sends significant numbers of missionaries from both Catholic and Protestant traditions, despite its relative poverty and isolation. Much more can be done; pray for the ministries of YWAM and other evangelical groups working toward this.

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Content taken or adapted from Operation World, 7th Edition (2010) and Pray for the World (2015). Both books are published by InterVarsity Press. All rights reserved.