Country: Egypt

Number of People Groups

43

People Groups Unreached

26 (60.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

114,314,000

Population in Unreached

12,580,000 (11.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

13.29%

% Evangelical

4.50%

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 16,000 72,000 Arabic, Egyptian Islam ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Adyghe 15,000 686,000 Adyghe Islam ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Albanian 33,000 5,119,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 20.00 % 1.00 % -
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 2,059,000 37,281,000 Arabic, Algerian Islam ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.01 % 41
 Amhara, Ethiopian 7,900 27,147,000 Amharic Christianity 60.00 % 1.10 % -
 Arab 201,000 769,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 6.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 1,896,000 7,242,000 Arabic, Gulf Islam 1.10 % 0.00 % 38
 Arab, Egyptian 72,865,000 78,032,000 Arabic, Egyptian Islam 15.00 % 5.11 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 175,000 6,275,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 31.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Libyan 482,000 2,798,000 Arabic, Libyan Islam 2.50 % 0.30 % 10
 Arab, Moroccan 2,012,000 30,594,000 Arabic, Moroccan Islam ☀︎ 0.04 % 0.01 % 40
 Arab, Palestinian 85,000 11,593,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 1.60 % 0.10 % 2
 Arab, Saidi 27,335,000 27,342,000 Arabic, Sa'idi Islam 14.00 % 5.11 % -
 Arab, Sudanese 1,966,000 18,599,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam 1.40 % 0.26 % 39
 Arab, Yemeni 200,000 8,985,000 Arabic, Ta'izzi-Adeni Islam ☀︎ 0.08 % 0.00 % 4
 Armenian 15,000 5,702,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baharia, Wahati 33,000 33,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi 1,304,000 1,605,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 26
 Beja, Bedawi 90,000 2,859,000 Bedawiyet Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Berber, Siwa 26,000 27,000 Siwi Islam 0.13 % 0.13 % 1
 British 21,000 54,161,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chechen 6,700 1,948,000 Chechen Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general 7,900 15,947,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 % -
 Deaf 859,000 50,266,000 Egyptian Sign Language Islam 12.83 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 3,400 41,069,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 % -
  Totals:  43 114,314,000         26 13.29 % 4.50 % 257 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 170,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 114,484,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ad Daqahliyah 7,601,000
Al Bahr al Ahmar 442,000
Al Buhayrah 7,416,000
Al Fayyum 4,050,000
Al Gharbiyah 6,072,000
Al Iskandariyah 6,148,000
Al Isma`iliyah 1,506,000
Al Jizah 9,691,000
Al Minufiyah 5,035,000
Al Minya 6,589,000
Al Qahirah 11,854,000
Al Qalyubiyah 6,524,000
Al Uqsur 1,466,000
Al Wadi al Jadid 287,000
As Suways 796,000
Ash Sharqiyah 8,286,000
Aswan 1,828,000
Asyut 5,424,000
Bani Suwayf 3,650,000
Bur Sa`id 852,000
Dumyat 1,701,000
Janub Sina' 213,000
Kafr ash Shaykh 4,054,000
Matrouh 572,000
Qina 3,892,000
Shamal Sina' 556,000
Suhaj 5,882,000
Provinces:  27 112,387,000
UN Country Population 114,484,000
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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
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 New Testament
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Algerian arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Algerian Saharan aao 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi avl 2 2 Bible Portions
Arabic, Egyptian arz 5 4 Complete Bible
Arabic, Gulf afb 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Levantine apc 3 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Libyan ayl 2 2 Unspecified
Arabic, Moroccan ary 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Sa'idi aec 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Sudanese apd 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Ta'izzi-Adeni 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
Tigre tig 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 35 43 26   23 21 30 31 25
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 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 43
Unreached People Groups 26  (60.5%)
Population 114,314,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.0%
Population in Unreached 12,580,000  (11.0%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 13.3%
Percent Evangelical 4.5%
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
Literacy Rate 74%
Estimated Illiterate Population 29,722,000
Persecution Ranking 38 (1=Highest) Open Doors
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