Country: Azerbaijan

Number of People Groups

39

People Groups Unreached

24

Total Population

9,534,000

Unreached Population

9,213,000

% Professing Christian

2.7%

% Evangelical

0.2 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Armenian, Ermeni 124,000 6,188,000 Armenian Christianity 84.1 % 2.0 %
 Assyrian 1,500 705,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 97.0 % 2.0 %
 Avar 52,000 954,000 Avar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk 282,000 18,550,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
 Azerbaijani, North 8,452,000 9,653,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.4 % 0.2 %
 Belarusian 6,300 9,824,000 Belarusan Christianity 75.0 % 1.1 %
 British 2,700 49,252,000 English Christianity 70.0 % 7.0 %
Budug 1,000 1,000 Budukh Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Chechen 5,100 1,587,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Darginian 1,200 411,000 Dargwa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Language Unknown Islam 2.7 % 0.2 %
 Georgian, Yereti 10,000 3,650,000 Georgian Christianity 75.0 % 0.5 %
 German 900 64,735,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.0 % 20.0 %
Inghiloi 17,000 24,000 Georgian Islam 10.0 % 0.3 %
 Jewish Tat, Mountain Jews 2,100 71,000 Judeo-Tat E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 2,200 14,095,000 Kazakh Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Khinalug, Ketsh Khalkh 2,300 2,300 Khinalugh Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kryz, Dzhek 5,600 5,600 Kryts Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 6,300 14,778,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lak 1,600 192,000 Lak Islam 0.8 % 0.8 %
 Lezgian 186,000 691,000 Lezgi Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Moldavian 2,400 3,109,000 Romanian Christianity 82.0 % 3.0 %
 Mordvinian 1,000 110,000 Erzya Christianity 65.0 % 0.7 %
 Mussulman Tat 26,000 37,000 Tat, Muslim Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
Ossete 2,600 597,000 Ossetic Christianity 40.0 % 0.1 %
 Persian 1,400 34,571,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Polish 1,000 40,483,000 Polish Christianity 91.0 % 0.2 %
 Romanian 1,600 22,037,000 Romanian Christianity 80.0 % 4.0 %
 Russian 123,000 129,028,000 Russian Christianity 58.0 % 0.4 %
Rutul 900 36,000 Rutul Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tajik 800 8,564,000 Tajiki Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Talysh, Lenkoran 116,000 267,000 Talysh Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tatar 27,000 6,316,000 Tatar Islam 1.5 % 0.0 %
 Tsakhur 18,000 30,000 Tsakhur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 11,000 57,984,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 11,000 164,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Udin, Udi 3,900 9,300 Udi Christianity 100.0 % 0.1 %
 Ukrainian 22,000 37,958,000 Ukrainian Christianity 70.0 % 2.0 %
 Uzbek, Southern 1,900 3,095,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  39 9,534,000 24       2.7 % 0.2 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 90,000  
  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 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 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
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches



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