Country: Mongolia

Number of People Groups

28

People Groups Unreached

22 (78.6%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

3,218,000

Population in Unreached

3,156,000 (98.1%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

1.8%

% Evangelical

0.87%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

7.9%
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 *
 Americans, U.S. 800 192,802,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 % -
 Bayad 65,000 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % 1
 Buriat, Mongolia 57,000 57,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 0.60 % 0.50 % 1
 Chinese, general 45,000 15,716,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Dariganga 31,000 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Darkhad 25,000 25,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Daur 2,100 201,000 Daur Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 3.00 % -
Deaf 16,000 47,601,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % 1
 Dungan 6,100 145,000 Dungan Islam 2.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Durbet, Dorwoten 83,000 83,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % 2
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin 38,000 38,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.70 % 1
 Ewenki, Khamnigan 600 3,200 Evenki Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol 261,000 648,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % 5
 Kazakh, Qazaq 116,000 15,659,000 Kazakh Islam 0.80 % 0.60 % 2
Khotogoid 18,000 18,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 0.90 % 1
Khoton 13,000 13,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % 1
 Korean 1,700 80,906,000 Korean Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Mongol, Khalka 2,297,000 2,433,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % 46
 Russian 2,800 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 78.00 % 1.00 % -
Torgud 16,000 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % 1
 Tsaatan 300 300 Tuvan Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai 43,000 316,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Ukrainian 9,800 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 % -
Uriankhai, Altai 31,000 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
Uuld 8,900 8,900 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur 500 12,351,000 Uyghur Islam 0.40 % 0.20 % 1
 Uzbek, Northern 26,000 30,912,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
Uzemchin 3,000 3,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
  Totals:  28 3,218,000         22 1.77 % 0.87 % 73 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 60,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 3,278,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Arhangay 99,000
Bayan-Ölgiy 103,000
Bayanhongor 89,000
Bulgan 63,000
Darhan-Uul 111,000
Dornod 82,000
Dornogovi 69,000
Dundgovi 45,000
Dzavhan 76,000
Govi-Altay 63,000
Govisümber 15,000
Hentiy 77,000
Hovd 90,000
Hövsgöl 134,000
Ömnögovi 71,000
Orhon 106,000
Övörhangay 118,000
Selenge 114,000
Sühbaatar 59,000
Töv 99,000
Ulaanbaatar 1,445,000
Uvs 85,000
Provinces:  22 3,213,000
UN Country Population 3,278,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 8,919.3 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 23,799.0 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,239,000 6,408.9 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 3,566.1 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
3,218,000



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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
Buriat, Mongolia bxm 1 1 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Daur dta 1 0 Bible Portions
Dungan dng 1 1 Bible Portions
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Evenki evn 1 1 Bible Portions
Kalmyk-Oirat xal 3 3 New Testament
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Mongolian Sign Language msr 1 1 Unspecified
Mongolian, Halh khk 9 9 Complete Bible
Mongolian, Peripheral mvf 1 1 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Tuvan tyv 2 2 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Uyghur uig 1 1 Complete Bible
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 17 28 22   9 11 14 14 7

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
41.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.9 %)
1.8 %
Ethnic Religions
30.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
3.0 %
Non-Religious
23.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
51.5 %
Orthodox
14.3 %
Other Christian
4.7 %
Protestant
16.6 %
Roman Catholic
2.8 %
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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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Mongolia. 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 Mongolia
  • Christian ministry in Mongolia
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Mongolia Statistics
People Groups 28
Unreached People Groups 22  (78.6%)
Population 3,218,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Population in Unreached 3,156,000  (98.1%)
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Christian Adherent 1.8%
Percent Evangelical 0.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 7.9%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 73
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 68%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, Northeast
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code MG
Official Language(s) Mongolian, HalhRussian
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 97,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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