Country: Egypt

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

25 (59.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

102,256,000

Population in Unreached

12,445,000 (12.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

13.1%

% 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 14,000 73,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Adyghe 14,000 689,000 Adyghe Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Albanian 29,000 5,179,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 20.00 % 1.00 % -
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 1,840,000 33,377,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 37
 Amhara, Ethiopian 7,000 24,052,000 Amharic Christianity 60.00 % 1.10 % -
 Arab 180,000 496,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 1,695,000 7,028,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.10 % 0.00 % 34
 Arab, Egyptian 64,005,000 68,881,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.00 % 5.11 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 156,000 7,633,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 31.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Libyan 431,000 2,653,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 % 9
 Arab, Palestinian 76,000 10,854,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.10 % 2
 Arab, Saidi 24,434,000 24,441,000 Arabic, Saidi Spoken Islam 14.00 % 5.11 % -
 Arab, Sudanese 1,757,000 17,155,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.40 % 0.26 % 35
 Arab, Yemeni 179,000 7,607,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.08 % 0.00 % 4
 Armenian 13,000 6,249,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baharia, Wahati 30,000 30,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi 1,166,000 1,463,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23
 Beja, Bedawi 80,000 2,637,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Berber, Siwa 23,000 24,000 Siwi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 British 19,000 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chechen 6,000 1,726,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general 7,000 15,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 % -
Deaf 767,000 47,601,000 Egyptian Sign Language Islam 12.83 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 3,000 38,131,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 % -
 French 93,000 50,524,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Fur 4,000 1,080,000 Fur Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 1
 German 30,000 66,334,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.00 % -
 Greek 59,000 10,235,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Italian 3,500 38,274,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.10 % -
Jew, Egyptian-speaking 100 100 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharga, Selima 34,000 34,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking 1,799,000 28,433,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 0.01 % 36
 Nubian, Arabized 543,000 543,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas 449,000 1,005,000 Nobiin Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 9
Nubian, Kunuz 54,000 54,000 Mattokki Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 1
 Oromo, Tulema / Selale 3,000 8,578,000 Oromo, West Central Islam 25.00 % 0.90 % -
 Romani, Domari 1,798,000 3,505,000 Domari Islam 1.00 % 0.64 % 36
 Romani, Halebi 373,000 373,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 7
 Russian 2,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 % -
 South Asian, general 4,900 12,154,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tuareg, Algerian 31,000 191,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 45,000 63,323,000 Turkish Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  42 102,256,000         25 13.13 % 4.45 % 257 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 78,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 102,334,000                
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Provinces 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 102,334,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 281.4 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 749.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 201.2 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 112.0 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
102,256,000



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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
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 Bible Portions
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 17 29 31 15

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.4 %)
13.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
86.2 %
Non-Religious
0.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
1.1 %
Orthodox
88.1 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
6.0 %
Roman Catholic
3.9 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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  • 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 102,256,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.0%
Population in Unreached 12,445,000  (12.2%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 13.1%
Percent Evangelical 4.4%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 257
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 75%
Estimated Illiterate Population 25,564,000
Persecution Ranking 16 (1=High to 50=Low OD)

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