Country: Algeria

Number of People Groups

38

People Groups Unreached

34 (89.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

46,193,000

Population in Unreached

46,159,000 (99.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

0.08%

% Evangelical

0.05%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

8.1%
Map Notes

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 33,607,000 37,281,000 Arabic, Algerian Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % 672
 Arab, Egyptian 19,000 78,032,000 Arabic, Egyptian Islam 11.00 % 2.00 % -
 Arab, Iraqi 4,900 21,994,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Islam 0.70 % 0.70 % 1
 Arab, Moroccan 191,000 30,594,000 Arabic, Moroccan Islam 0.15 % 0.15 % 4
 Bedouin, Dui-Menia 86,000 86,000 Arabic, Algerian Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.00 % 2
 Bedouin, Laguat 21,000 21,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedouin, Nail 41,000 41,000 Arabic, Algerian Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedouin, Ruarha 87,000 87,000 Arabic, Algerian Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bedouin, Sidi 21,000 21,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedouin, Suafa 138,000 138,000 Arabic, Algerian Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.00 % 3
 Bedouin, Ziban 21,000 21,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Belbali 3,900 3,900 Korandje Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Berber 1,737,000 4,834,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.09 % 35
 Berber, Figig 87,000 87,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.00 % 2
 Berber, Kabyle 6,565,000 7,352,000 Kabyle Islam 0.25 % 0.24 % 131
 Berber, Menasser 87,000 87,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Berber, Mozabite 198,000 203,000 Tumzabt Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Berber, Rif 500 1,922,000 Tarifit Islam ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.01 % 1
 Berber, Shawiya 2,428,000 2,731,000 Tachawit Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 49
 Berber, Southern Shilha 6,800 3,658,000 Tachelhit Islam ☀︎ 0.09 % 0.00 % 1
 Berber, Taznatit 13,000 13,000 Taznatit Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 Berber, Tidikelt 1,100 1,100 Arabic, Algerian Islam ☀︎ 0.03 % 0.01 % 1
 Berber, Tougourt 8,600 8,600 Arabic, Algerian Islam ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.04 % 1
 British 800 54,161,000 English Christianity 71.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chenoua 108,000 108,000 Chenoua Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
  Totals:  38 46,193,000         34 0.08 % 0.05 % 939 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 86,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 46,279,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Adrar 534,000
Aïn Defla 1,023,000
Aïn Témouchent 495,000
Alger 3,990,000
Annaba 813,000
Batna 1,506,000
Béchar 361,000
Béjaïa 1,219,000
Biskra 963,000
Blida 1,339,000
Bordj Bou Arréridj 839,000
Bouira 929,000
Boumerdès 1,071,000
Chlef 1,338,000
Constantine 1,253,000
Djelfa 1,458,000
El Bayadh 306,000
El Oued 865,000
El Tarf 545,000
Ghardaïa 486,000
Guelma 644,000
Illizi 69,000
Jijel 851,000
Khenchela 517,000
Laghouat 609,000
M'Sila 1,323,000
Mascara 1,047,000
Médéa 1,095,000
Mila 1,024,000
Mostaganem 984,000
Naâma 258,000
Oran 1,942,000
Ouargla 746,000
Oum el Bouaghi 831,000
Relizane 969,000
Saïda 442,000
Sétif 1,990,000
Sidi Bel Abbès 808,000
Skikda 1,200,000
Souk Ahras 585,000
Tamanghasset 236,000
Tébessa 867,000
Tiaret 1,131,000
Tindouf 65,000
Tipaza 789,000
Tissemsilt 393,000
Tizi Ouzou 1,506,000
Tlemcen 1,267,000
Provinces:  48 45,521,000
UN Country Population 46,279,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Algerian Sign Language asp 1 1 Translation Started
Arabic, Algerian arq 8 8 New Testament
Arabic, Algerian Saharan aao 4 4 Bible Portions
Arabic, Egyptian arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Mesopotamian acm 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Moroccan ary 1 1 New Testament
Chenoua cnu 1 1 Unspecified
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Hassaniyya mey 2 2 New Testament
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Kabyle kab 1 1 Complete Bible
Korandje kcy 1 1 Unspecified
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Tachawit shy 1 1 Bible Portions
Tachelhit shi 1 1 New Testament
Tadaksahak dsq 1 1 Translation Needed
Tagargrent oua 1 1 Unspecified
Tamahaq, Tahaggart thv 1 1 Bible Portions
Tamazight, Central Atlas tzm 3 3 Bible Portions
Tarifit rif 1 1 New Testament
Taznatit grr 1 1 Bible Portions
Tumzabt mzb 1 1 Unspecified
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 25 38 34   12 16 17 19 11
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Algeria Statistics
People Groups 38
Unreached People Groups 34  (89.5%)
Population 46,193,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.7%
Population in Unreached 46,159,000  (99.9%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.1%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 8.1%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 939
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 75%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code AG
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardFrench
Literacy Rate 81%
Estimated Illiterate Population 8,777,000
Persecution Ranking 15 (1=Highest) Open Doors
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