Frontier Peoples: 500,000 and above Overview

People Groups

402

Population

1,638,350,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

5.7 %

% of Unreached Population

52.3 %

% of World's
People Groups

2.4 %

% of World Population

21.6 %

Frontier Peoples are unreached groups most needing pioneer church planting. Frontier Peoples are less than or equal to 0.1% Christian and an approximation of groups without a known gospel movement.

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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt 1,651,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 33
 Akhdam, Arabized Blacks Yemen 1,457,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 29
 Avar, Dagestani Russia 769,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 15
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India 2,703,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 54
 Bakhtiari Iran 1,218,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Banjar Indonesia 4,245,000 Banjar Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 85
 Mandailing Indonesia 1,216,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 0.09 % 24
 Bederia Sudan 933,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan 1,341,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 27
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq 1,673,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 33
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria 1,321,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 26
 Beja, Bedawi Egypt 1,088,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 22
 Beja, Bedawi Sudan 2,299,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 46
 Berber, Rif Morocco 1,540,000 Tarifit Islam 0.03 % 0.00 % 31
 Bosniak Bosnia-Herzegovina 1,600,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 0.03 % 32
 Brahui Pakistan 2,566,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 51
 Kurd, Central Iraq 4,553,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.05 % 0.01 % 91
 Chechen, Nohchi Russia 1,435,000 Chechen Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 29
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya 1,619,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.03 % 32
 Romani, Domari Iran 1,376,000 Domari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
 Afar Ethiopia 1,914,000 Afar Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 38
 Dar Hamid Sudan 747,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Zaza-Dimli Turkey 1,690,000 Zazaki, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 34
 Kabardian Turkey 1,143,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23
 Baloch Pakistan 7,895,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 158
 Fula Jalon Guinea 5,767,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 115
 Fulani, Fouta Tooro Senegal 668,000 Pulaar Islam 0.05 % 0.01 % 13
 Fulani, Maasina Mali 1,183,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 24
 Fur, Forok Sudan 1,135,000 Fur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23
 Gawamaa Sudan 966,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Gilaki Iran 2,845,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 57
 Guhayna Sudan 2,009,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 40
 Gujarati United Kingdom 622,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.05 % 0.03 % 12
 Hadi India 1,155,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.05 % 23
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen 1,520,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 30
 Bedouin, Gulf United Arab Emirates 783,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Hausa Côte d'Ivoire 1,035,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
 Hausa Niger 10,486,000 Hausa Islam 0.10 % 0.05 % 210
 Hausa Nigeria 30,453,000 Hausa Islam 0.10 % 0.10 % 609
 Hazara Afghanistan 3,637,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.03 % 0.03 % 73
 Hui China 13,637,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 273
 Berber, Imazighen Morocco 2,742,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.07 % 0.00 % 55
 Jew, Israeli Sabra Israel 4,711,000 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.06 % 0.06 % 94
 Jambi Indonesia 1,005,000 Malay, Jambi Islam 0.06 % 0.00 % 20
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India 19,129,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 383
 Jebala Morocco 1,241,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.03 % 0.00 % 25
 Jula, Dyula Côte d'Ivoire 2,884,000 Jula Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Kanembu Chad 769,000 Kanembu Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 15
 Kanuri, Yerwa Nigeria 6,829,000 Kanuri, Central Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 137
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India 6,803,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 136
Totals: 402 Peoples   1,638,350,000         32,760


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