Country: Mongolia

Number of People Groups

28

People Groups Unreached

22 (78.6%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

3,279,000

Population in Unreached

3,216,000 (98.1%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

1.76%

% Evangelical

0.86%

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. 800 193,332,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 % -
 Bayad 65,000 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % 1
 Buriat, Mongolia 58,000 58,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 0.60 % 0.50 % 1
 Chinese, general 45,000 15,472,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Dariganga 37,000 37,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Darkhad 25,000 25,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 0.16 % 0.16 % 1
 Daur 2,100 202,000 Daur Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 3.00 % -
Deaf 17,000 48,207,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % 1
 Dungan 6,200 152,000 Dungan Islam 2.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Durbet, Dorwoten 85,000 85,000 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 265,000 653,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % 5
 Kazakh, Qazaq 123,000 15,888,000 Kazakh Islam 0.80 % 0.60 % 2
Khotogoid 8,700 8,700 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 0.90 % 1
Khoton 12,000 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % 1
 Korean 1,800 81,098,000 Korean Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Mongol, Khalka 2,333,000 2,470,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % 47
 Russian 2,900 133,795,000 Russian Christianity 78.00 % 1.00 % -
Torgud 16,000 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % 1
 Tsaatan 200 200 Tuvan Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai 41,000 314,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Ukrainian 9,900 36,945,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 % -
Uriankhai, Altai 29,000 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
Uuld 15,000 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur 12,000 12,453,000 Uyghur Islam 0.40 % 0.20 % 1
 Uzbek, Northern 27,000 31,315,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
Uzemchin 2,300 2,300 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
  Totals:  28 3,279,000         22 1.76 % 0.86 % 74 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 50,000                
  UN Country Population (2021) 3,329,000                
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Province Estimated
Population
Arhangay 99,000
Bayan-Olgiy 103,000
Bayanhongor 89,000
Bulgan 63,000
Chentij, Khentii 78,000
Darhan-Uul 111,000
Dornod 82,000
Dornogovi 69,000
Dundgovi 45,000
Dzavhan 76,000
Govi-Altay 63,000
Govisumber 15,000
Hentiy 77,000
Hovd 90,000
Hovsgol 134,000
Omnogovi 71,000
Orhon 106,000
Ovorhangay 118,000
Selenge 114,000
Suhbaatar 59,000
Tov 99,000
Ulaanbaatar 1,445,000
Uvs 85,000
Zavchan, Zavkhan 73,000
Provinces:  24 3,364,000
UN Country Population 3,329,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 289,990,000 8,843.9 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 774,293,000 23,613.7 % 70.2 % 24.9 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 207,376,000 6,324.4 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 115,473,000 3,521.6 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.1 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
3,279,000
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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
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
41.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.9 %)
1.8 %
Ethnic Religions
30.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
3.4 %
Non-Religious
23.7 %
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
16.7 %
Roman Catholic
2.9 %
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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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
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Mongolia Statistics
People Groups 28
Unreached People Groups 22  (78.6%)
Population 3,279,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Population in Unreached 3,216,000  (98.1%)
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Christian Adherent 1.8%
Percent Evangelical 0.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 7.9%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 74
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 98,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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