Area: 36,197 sq km
Population: 23,816,775 (2020 census)
Main Religion: Buddhism(35.1%), Taoism(33%), No religion(18.7%), Christianity(3.9%)
Official Language: Formosan, Hakka, Hokkien, Mandarin…
Challenges for Prayer
Taiwan’s controversial political status causes problems both withing China and internationally. Pray for wisdom for the leaders involved, and for good relations for the long term.
Taiwan remains a stronghold of Buddhism and Taiwanese folk religion. Ask God to breakthrough the land spiritually.
Ask God to pour out His Spirit to create a true hunger for Him.
Pray for less-evangelized people groups such as the Taiwanese working class, the Hakka, the Muslim community, the Penghu Islanders, and foreign brides.
Source: Molly Wall, Pray for the World, 2015