Country: Afghanistan

Number of People Groups

78

People Groups Unreached

74

Total Population

32,405,000

Unreached Population

32,288,000

% Christian Adherent

0.1%

% Evangelical

0.0 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Aimaq, Char 285,000 Aimaq Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Aimaq, Firozkohi 282,000 Aimaq Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Aimaq, Hazara 220,000 Aimaq Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Aimaq, Jamshidi 125,000 Aimaq Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Aimaq, Taimani 564,000 Aimaq Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Aimaq, Timuri 141,000 Aimaq Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Brahui, Kur Galli 271,000 Brahui Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Darwazi, Badakhshani 14,000 Dari Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Garwi, Kohistani 1,600 Kalami Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 German 2,400 German, Standard Christianity 78.0 % 5.0 %
 Gypsy, Domari 9,400 Domari Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hazara 2,793,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Italian 1,600 Italian Christianity 77.0 % 0.2 %
 Karakalpak 2,700 Karakalpak Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 2,700 Kazakh Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kurd, Central 227,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kyrgyz 1,100 Kyrgyz Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Narisati, Arandui 14,000 Gawar-Bati Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Nuristani, Ashkuni 41,000 Ashkun Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nuristani, Bashgali, Kati 29,000 Kati Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Nuristani, Grangali 9,500 Grangali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Nuristani, Kamviri 18,000 Kamviri Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  78 32,327,000 74     0.1 % 0.0 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
99.7 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.8 %
Independent
29.4 %
Orthodox
3.1 %
Other Christian
17.4 %
Protestant
23.4 %
Roman Catholic
24.3 %
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 Group who lives 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 population 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 Afghanistan. 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 Afghanistan
  • Christian ministry in Afghanistan
  • 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


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