Frontier Peoples: 500,000 and above Overview

People Groups

398

Population

1,582,672,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

5.6 %

% of Unreached Population

50.4 %

% of World's
People Groups

2.3 %

% of World Population

20.8 %

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 self-sustaining gospel movement.

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Photo People Group Country All
Countries
Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,651,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 33
 Akhdam, Arabized Blacks Yemen Listing 1,457,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 29
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,692,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 54
 Avar, Dagestani Russia Listing 769,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 15
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,218,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 24
 Banjar Indonesia Listing 4,245,000 Banjar Islam 0.01 % 85
 Bederia Sudan Listing 933,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 19
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan Listing 1,341,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 27
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,673,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 33
 Mandailing Indonesia Listing 1,216,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 24
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria Listing 1,321,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 26
 Beja, Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,088,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 22
 Beja, Bedawi Sudan Listing 2,299,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 46
 Berber, Rif Morocco Listing 1,540,000 Tarifit Islam 0.03 % 31
 Bosniak Bosnia-Herzegovina Listing 1,600,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 32
 Brahui Pakistan Listing 2,567,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 51
 Kurd, Central Iraq Listing 4,553,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.05 % 91
 Sri Lanka Moor Sri Lanka Listing 689,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 14
 Chechen, Nohchi Russia Listing 1,435,000 Chechen Islam 0.01 % 29
 Rohingya Bangladesh Listing 960,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 19
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,619,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 32
 Dar Hamid Sudan Listing 747,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 15
 Zaza-Dimli Turkey Listing 1,690,000 Zazaki, Southern Islam 0.00 % 34
 Romani, Domari Iran Listing 1,376,000 Domari Islam 0.06 % 28
 Kabardian Turkey Listing 1,143,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 23
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 7,895,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 158
 Fula Jalon Guinea Listing 5,767,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 115
 Fulani, Fouta Tooro Senegal Listing 668,000 Pulaar Islam 0.05 % 13
 Fulani, Maasina Mali Listing 1,183,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.01 % 24
 Fur, Forok Sudan Listing 1,135,000 Fur Islam 0.00 % 23
 Gawamaa Sudan Listing 966,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 19
 Gilaki Iran Listing 2,845,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 57
 Guhayna Sudan Listing 2,009,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 40
 Gujarati United Kingdom Listing 622,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.05 % 12
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,520,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 30
 Bedouin, Gulf United Arab Emirates Listing 783,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.00 % 16
 Hausa Côte d'Ivoire Listing 1,035,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 21
 Hazara Afghanistan Listing 3,637,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.03 % 73
 Hui China Listing 13,637,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.01 % 273
 Berber, Imazighen Morocco Listing 2,742,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.07 % 55
 Jew, Israeli Sabra Israel Listing 4,711,000 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.06 % 94
 Jambi Indonesia Listing 1,005,000 Malay, Jambi Islam 0.06 % 20
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India Listing 19,192,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 384
 Jebala Morocco Listing 1,241,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.03 % 25
 Jula, Dyula Côte d'Ivoire Listing 2,884,000 Jula Islam 0.00 % 58
 Kanembu Chad Listing 769,000 Kanembu Islam 0.01 % 15
 Kanuri, Yerwa Nigeria Listing 6,829,000 Kanuri, Yerwa Islam 0.01 % 137
 Khorasani Turk Iran Listing 935,000 Khorasani Turkish Islam 0.00 % 19
 Karakalpak, Black Hat Uzbekistan Listing 766,000 Karakalpak Islam 0.00 % 15
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India Listing 6,668,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 133
Totals: 398 Peoples     1,582,672,000         31,643


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