Country: Tunisia

Number of People Groups

15

People Groups Unreached

12 (80.0%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

12,536,000

Population in Unreached

12,438,000 (99.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

0.45%

% Evangelical

0.03%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.7%
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
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 297,000 37,281,000 Arabic, Algerian Islam 0.28 % 0.20 % 6
 Arab, Libyan 546,000 2,798,000 Arabic, Libyan Islam 1.40 % 0.20 % 11
 Arab, Tunisian 11,493,000 12,039,000 Arabic, Tunisian Islam 0.22 % 0.00 % 230
 Bedouin, Rabiya 1,300 1,300 Arabic, Tunisian Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 Berber, Djerba 11,000 11,000 Nafusi Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Berber, Gafsa 8,900 8,900 Arabic, Tunisian Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Berber, Matmata 6,000 6,000 Taznatit Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Berber, Siliana 900 900 Arabic, Tunisian Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Berber, Tataouine 4,900 4,900 Nafusi Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Berber, Zaghouan 4,200 4,200 Arabic, Tunisian Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Black African, general 94,000 1,140,000 Language unknown Islam 20.00 % 2.00 % -
 Chinese, general 600 15,947,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 8.00 % -
 Deaf 63,000 50,266,000 Tunisian Sign Language Islam 0.22 % 1
 Jewish, Tunisian 1,100 12,000 Arabic, Tunisian Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Maltese 3,700 674,000 Maltese Christianity 92.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  15 12,536,000         12 0.45 % 0.03 % 256 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 29,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 12,565,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ariana 643,000
Béja 338,000
Ben Arous (Tunis Sud) 705,000
Bizerte 634,000
Gabès 417,000
Gafsa 376,000
Jendouba 447,000
Kairouan 637,000
Kassérine 490,000
Kebili 175,000
Le Kef 271,000
Mahdia 459,000
Manubah 424,000
Médenine 536,000
Monastir 612,000
Nabeul 879,000
Sfax 1,242,000
Sidi Bou Zid 480,000
Siliana 249,000
Sousse 753,000
Tataouine 166,000
Tozeur 120,000
Tunis 1,179,000
Zaghouan 197,000
Provinces:  24 12,429,000
UN Country Population 12,565,000
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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
Arabic, Algerian arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Libyan ayl 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Tunisian aeb 6 6 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Maltese mlt 1 0 Complete Bible
Nafusi jbn 2 2 Bible Portions
Taznatit grr 1 1 Bible Portions
Tunisian Sign Language tse 1 1 Translation Needed
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 9 15 12   5 5 5 4 4
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 Tunisia. 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 Tunisia
  • Christian ministry in Tunisia
  • 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

Tunisia Statistics
People Groups 15
Unreached People Groups 12  (80.0%)
Population 12,536,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.1%
Population in Unreached 12,438,000  (99.2%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.4%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.7%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 256
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 69%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code TS
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardFrench
Literacy Rate 82%
Estimated Illiterate Population 2,256,000
Persecution Ranking 33 (1=Highest) Open Doors
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