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25,676,000

Unreached

Persecution
Rating

02

Stratus
Index

21

Security
Tier

01

Blackbox Work

  • Church Planting
  • Business as Mission
  • Evangelism
  • Discipleship
  • Aid Work

Supporting Since: October 2020

Country
Stats

Source:

Total Population

25,866,000

# of Population in Unreached

25,676,000

# of People Groups

5

# of Unreached People Groups

2

Largest Religion

Non-Religious

% Christian Adherent

1.66%

% Evangelical

1.57%

% Evangelical Annual Growth Rate:

6.00%

People

Government: dictatorship, single-party state; official state ideology of “Juche” or “national self-reliance”

Ethnic Groups: racially homogeneous; there is a small Chinese community and a few ethnic Japanese

Languages: Korean

Literacy Rate: 100% (2015)

People

Economy

One of the world’s most centrally directed and least open economies; faces stagnation, underinvestment, and chronic shortages, largely as a result of mismanagement, isolation, large scale military spending, and international sanctions

Economy

Country Profile:

Environment

Terrain: mostly hills and mountains separated by deep, narrow valleys; wide coastal plains in west, discontinuous in east

Environmental Issues: water pollution; inadequate supplies of potable water; waterborne disease; deforestation; soil erosion and degradation

Environment

Care in Lockdown

The borders have been closed because of COVID lockdowns and living conditions have been getting worse. In spite of this, we are providing rice and corn powder to 170 families on a monthly basis who are so appreciative of our love.

Persecution Currently or Potentially Being Experienced:

Physical abuse / beatings

Persecution from family

Financial persecution

Verbal abuse

Blacklisted

Arrests

Imprisonment

Kidnappings

Bribes

Deportation

Destruction of property

Fines

Torture

Murder

Execution

How to Pray

  • Pray for Almighty God to deliver a nation long-enslaved by a brutal regime.
  • Pray for the Church to persevere and multiply amid horrific persecution.
  • Pray for Truth to reign and liberate the nation from the regime’s indoctrination and lies.