Country: Egypt

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

25 (59.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

106,075,000

Population in Unreached

12,910,000 (12.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

13.13%

% Evangelical

4.45%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.6%
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 *
 Abaza, Arabized 15,000 74,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Adyghe 15,000 701,000 Adyghe Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Albanian 31,000 5,429,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 20.00 % 1.00 % -
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 1,909,000 36,431,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 38
 Amhara, Ethiopian 7,300 25,261,000 Amharic Christianity 60.00 % 1.10 % -
 Arab 187,000 723,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 1,758,000 7,244,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.10 % 0.00 % 35
 Arab, Egyptian 66,396,000 71,476,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.00 % 5.11 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 162,000 7,253,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 31.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Libyan 447,000 2,732,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 % 9
 Arab, Moroccan 1,866,000 29,607,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 0.01 % 37
 Arab, Palestinian 78,000 11,196,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.10 % 2
 Arab, Saidi 25,346,000 25,353,000 Arabic, Saidi Spoken Islam 14.00 % 5.11 % -
 Arab, Sudanese 1,823,000 17,949,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.40 % 0.26 % 36
 Arab, Yemeni 186,000 8,031,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.08 % 0.00 % 4
 Armenian 14,000 6,292,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baharia, Wahati 31,000 31,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi 1,209,000 1,518,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Beja, Bedawi 83,000 2,669,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Berber, Siwa 24,000 25,000 Siwi Islam 0.13 % 0.13 % 1
 British 19,000 54,472,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chechen 6,200 1,727,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general 7,300 15,654,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 % -
 Deaf 796,000 48,824,000 Egyptian Sign Language Islam 12.83 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 3,100 39,326,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 % -
 French 96,000 50,956,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Fur 4,200 1,276,000 Fur Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 1
 German 31,000 66,498,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.00 % -
 Greek 61,000 10,318,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Italian 3,600 38,313,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.10 % -
 Jew, Egyptian-speaking Unknown Unknown Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 0
 Kharga, Selima 35,000 35,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nubian, Arabized 563,000 563,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas 466,000 1,049,000 Nobiin Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 9
 Nubian, Kunuz 56,000 56,000 Mattokki Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 1
 Oromo, Tulema / Selale 3,100 9,013,000 Oromo, West Central Islam 25.00 % 0.90 % -
 Romani, Domari 1,865,000 3,611,000 Domari Islam 1.00 % 0.64 % 37
 Romani, Halebi 387,000 387,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 8
 Russian 2,000 135,489,000 Russian Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 % -
 South Asian, general 5,100 12,348,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tuareg, Algerian 32,000 134,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 46,000 65,645,000 Turkish Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  42 106,075,000         25 13.13 % 4.45 % 263 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 82,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 106,157,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ad Daqahliyah 6,783,000
Al Bahr al Ahmar 394,000
Al Buhayrah 6,617,000
Al Fayyum 3,614,000
Al Gharbiyah 5,418,000
Al Iskandariyah 5,486,000
Al Isma`iliyah 1,344,000
Al Jizah 8,648,000
Al Minufiyah 4,493,000
Al Minya 5,880,000
Al Qahirah 10,578,000
Al Qalyubiyah 5,821,000
Al Uqsur 1,308,000
Al Wadi al Jadid 257,000
As Suways 710,000
Ash Sharqiyah 7,394,000
Aswan 1,631,000
Asyut 4,840,000
Bani Suwayf 3,257,000
Bur Sa`id 760,000
Dumyat 1,517,000
Janub Sina' 190,000
Kafr ash Shaykh 3,618,000
Matrouh 511,000
Qina 3,473,000
Shamal Sina' 496,000
Suhaj 5,249,000
Provinces:  27 100,287,000
UN Country Population 106,157,000
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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
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 New Testament
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken aao 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken avl 2 2 Bible Portions
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 5 4 New Testament
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 2 2 Unspecified
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Saidi Spoken aec 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 2 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spoken apd 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken acq 1 1 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Bedawiyet bej 1 1 Bible Portions
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Domari rmt 1 1 Bible Portions
Egyptian Sign Language esl 1 0 Bible Portions
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fur fvr 1 1 Bible Portions
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Mattokki xnz 1 1 Bible Portions
Nobiin fia 1 1 Bible Portions
Oromo, West Central gaz 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Siwi siz 1 1 Unspecified
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 35 42 25   14 21 30 31 0
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Egypt. 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 Egypt
  • Christian ministry in Egypt
  • 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

Egypt Statistics
People Groups 42
Unreached People Groups 25  (59.5%)
Population 106,075,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.0%
Population in Unreached 12,910,000  (12.2%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 13.1%
Percent Evangelical 4.4%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 263
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 43%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code EG
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardArabic, Egyptian Spoken
Literacy Rate 74%
Estimated Illiterate Population 27,580,000
Persecution Ranking 20 (1=Highest) Open Doors


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