Country: Djibouti

Number of People Groups

11

People Groups Unreached

7 (63.6%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

1,094,000

Population in Unreached

1,063,000 (97.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

2.18%

% Evangelical

0.14%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.4%
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 *
 Afar 330,000 2,722,000 Afar Islam 0.03 % 0.01 % 7
 Amhara, Ethiopian 3,800 25,791,000 Amharic Christianity 90.00 % 1.10 % -
 Arab, Omani 90,000 2,782,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.60 % 2
 Arab, Yemeni 83,000 8,614,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.09 % 0.00 % 2
 Chinese, general 2,000 15,816,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Deaf 11,000 49,091,000 Language unknown Islam 1.75 % 1
 French 24,000 50,354,000 French Christianity 65.00 % 0.40 % -
 Somali, Issa 545,000 25,526,000 Somali Islam 0.20 % 0.12 % 11
 South Asian, general 2,200 12,066,000 Hindi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tigray, Tigrinya 800 9,580,000 Tigrigna Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Tigre, Eritrean 1,800 827,000 Tigre Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  11 1,094,000         7 2.18 % 0.14 % 25 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 27,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 1,121,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ali Sabieh 109,000
Arta 72,000
Dikhil 111,000
Djibouti 593,000
Obock 47,000
Tadjourah 109,000
Provinces:  6 1,041,000
UN Country Population 1,121,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Afar aar 1 1 Complete Bible
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Omani Spoken acx 1 1 Translation Needed
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken acq 1 1 Bible Portions
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigre tig 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Totals: 11 11 7   5 6 9 9 8
Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Djibouti. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Djibouti
  • Christian ministry in Djibouti
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Djibouti Statistics
People Groups 11
Unreached People Groups 7  (63.6%)
Population 1,094,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 1,063,000  (97.2%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 2.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 25
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 78%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code DJ
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardFrench
Literacy Rate 68%
Estimated Illiterate Population 350,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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