Country: Azerbaijan

Number of People Groups

39

People Groups Unreached

24 (61.5%)

Total Population

9,550,000

Unreached Population

9,229,000 (96.6%)

% Professing Christian

2.7%

% Evangelical

0.22 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Map Notes
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Armenian, Ermeni 124,000 6,198,000 Armenian Christianity 84.13 % 2.00 %
 Assyrian 1,500 705,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 97.00 % 2.00 %
 Avar 52,000 810,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk 282,000 18,550,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.25 % 0.15 %
 Azerbaijani, North 8,452,000 9,634,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.40 % 0.17 %
 Belarusian 6,300 9,826,000 Belarusan Christianity 75.00 % 1.10 %
 British 2,700 49,948,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
Budug 1,000 1,000 Budukh Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Chechen 5,100 1,679,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dargin 1,200 443,000 Dargwa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language Unknown Islam 2.74 % 0.20 %
 Georgian, Yereti 10,000 3,603,000 Georgian Christianity 75.00 % 0.50 %
 German 900 64,598,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 20.00 %
Inghiloi 17,000 24,000 Georgian Islam 10.00 % 0.30 %
 Jewish Tat, Mountain Jews 2,100 81,000 Judeo-Tat Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kazakh 2,200 14,062,000 Kazakh Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Khinalug, Ketsh Khalkh 2,300 2,300 Khinalugh Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kryz, Dzhek 5,500 5,500 Kryts Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 6,300 14,778,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.04 % 0.00 %
 Lak 1,500 171,000 Lak Islam 0.80 % 0.80 %
 Lezgin 186,000 640,000 Lezgi Islam 0.10 % 0.10 %
 Moldavian 2,400 3,110,000 Romanian Christianity 82.00 % 3.00 %
 Mordvinian 1,000 110,000 Erzya Christianity 65.00 % 0.70 %
 Mussulman Tat 26,000 37,000 Tat, Muslim Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
Ossete 2,600 603,000 Ossetic Christianity 40.00 % 0.10 %
 Persian 1,400 36,852,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Polish 1,000 41,323,000 Polish Christianity 91.00 % 0.20 %
 Romanian 1,600 22,258,000 Romanian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 %
 Russian 123,000 130,000,000 Russian Christianity 58.00 % 0.40 %
Rutul 17,000 47,000 Rutul Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tajik 800 8,564,000 Tajiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Talysh, Talyshon 116,000 267,000 Talysh Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tatar 27,000 6,312,000 Tatar Islam 1.50 % 0.00 %
 Tsakhur 18,000 28,000 Tsakhur Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
 Turk 11,000 57,158,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 11,000 170,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Udin, Udi 3,900 9,200 Udi Christianity 100.00 % 0.10 %
 Ukrainian 22,000 37,911,000 Ukrainian Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
 Uzbek, Southern 1,900 3,095,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  39 9,550,000       24   2.67 % 0.22 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 74,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 9,624,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.2 %)
2.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
84.9 %
Non-Religious
12.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
9.9 %
Orthodox
79.7 %
Other Christian
3.6 %
Protestant
1.8 %
Roman Catholic
2.0 %
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 Azerbaijan. 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 Azerbaijan
  • Christian ministry in Azerbaijan
  • 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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