Fast Facts About India

  • India is the largest Asian country which is open to the Gospel
  • India is the fastest growing country in the world, with a population of 1.04 billion people.
  • Today, one-fifth of the world's population is living in India.
  • India is the most highly religious country in the world, worshiping 330 million Gods.
  • Every day, over 40,000 Indians die and go to the other side of eternity. Most of them have never even heard the name of Jesus.
  • India is one of the riches countries in the world in minerals and natural resources, yet it is one of the poorest countries in the world economically, with tow to three hundred million people living in the streets and slums.
  • India has over 4 million victims of leprosy. More than 60% of the world's victims of leprosy are in India.
  • India has 600,000 villages, and over 550,000 have no Christians and no 
    Christian Witnesses of any kind.
  • India has more than 300 tribes, and 250 of these tribes have no Christians and no Christian witnesses of any kind.
  • For Gospel literature distribution, India is the best place in the world.
  • India is the best place for evangelism in Asia. People from all over Asia and from all over the world come to India as tourists, on business and for religious tours, giving plenty of opportunity for witnessing to people from all countries and cultures and nations.
  • In North India, only 1 person in 1,000 is a Christian. It is quite possible that, if India were won for Christ, all of Asia would follow.
  • Hindus are about 82% Muslims 12%, Christians 3%, other 3%.
  • One third of the world's poor children are in India.
  • Illiteracy among children in India is on the decline with a figure at an approximate 73 million.
  • Every night, 250 million Indians go to bed on an empty stomach.
  • 83% of the population live in rural areas. Only 21% rural population have 
    adequate access to clean water. There are no medical clinics and schools at all.
  • Death of children under mortality rate of 64.9 out of 1,000 live births. Hospitals are miles away, women and their unborn children often die before reaching medical help.
  • Millions of children have never heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • Are you willing to do what you can to win India and Asia for Jesus Christ?
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