Poland

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Why Poland Needs the Gospel

  • The percentage of Evangelicals in Poland is minuscule: of the population of 38 million, only 0.3% are Evangelicals.
  • There are more Evangelicals in Saudi Arabia than in Poland.
  • 90% of Poland’s municipalities have no Evangelical church.
  • Other sects and religious groups are gaining prominence: there are twice as many Jehovah’s Witnesses as there are Evangelicals.

Along with many other countries in Europe, Poland has freedom of religion but is characterised by the influential role of the Catholic Church. Nearly all of the 90% of Christians in the population of Catholic, although this indicates a nominal affiliation for most, as regular mass attendance is only 28%. There has been a tendency to categorise the Evangelical Church as sectarian in the past. At present, it is a growing but very small minority.

Most statistics taken from Operation World 7th Edition (2010).