Pray for: Trinidad & Tobago

Flag for Trinidad & Tobago

Key Stats

Religion & Geography
Category Statistic
Continent: Caribbean
Capital: Port of Spain
Population: 1,403,374
% Urban: 53.3 %
Population Under 15 Yrs: 20.3 %
Official Language: English
Languages: 7
Literacy Rate: 99 %
HDI Ranking: 67 / 189
% Christian: 65.6 %
% Evangelical: 20.2 %
Largest Religion: Christian
% Largest Religion: 65.6 %
People Groups: 15
Least Reached People Groups: 1
% Unevangelized: 8 %

Trinidad & Tobago

Title: Trinidad & Tobago

Tier: 1

Type: country

Christianity is professed by nearly two-thirds of the population, but true disciples faithful to God’s Word are not so common. Many Christians are nominal; many others are polluted by witchcraft, Afro-Spiritist beliefs and Hinduism-influenced worldviews. Family life and morals within the Christian sphere often do not demonstrate the lordship of Christ. Greater theological training – for leaders as well as laity – is needed and a discipleship mentality must be fostered. Thank God for the minority who do live to please God, and pray that purity and passion might be restored across all denominations.

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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.