Country: Azerbaijan

Number of People Groups

37

People Groups Unreached

25

Total Population

9,522,000

Unreached Population

9,123,000

% Christian Adherent

2.6%

% Evangelical

0.2 %

Largest Religion

Islam (84.9%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Armenian, Ermeni 123,000 Armenian Christianity 84.1 % 2.0 %
 Assyrian 1,500 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 97.0 % 2.0 %
 Avar 51,000 Avar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk 279,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
 Azerbaijani, North 8,363,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.4 % 0.2 %
 Belarusian 6,200 Belarusan Christianity 75.0 % 1.1 %
 British 2,700 English Christianity 70.0 % 7.0 %
Budug 1,000 Budukh Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Chechen 5,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Darginian 1,100 Dargwa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 2.7 % 0.0 %
 Georgian, Yereti 10,000 Georgian Christianity 75.0 % 0.5 %
Inghiloi 17,000 Georgian Islam 10.0 % 0.3 %
 Jewish Tat, Judeo-Tat 9,300 Judeo-Tat E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 2,200 Kazakh Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Khinalug, Ketsh Khalkh 2,300 Khinalugh Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kryz, Dzhek 5,500 Kryts Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 6,200 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lak 1,500 Lak Islam 0.8 % 0.8 %
 Lezgian 184,000 Lezgi Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Mordvinian 1,000 Erzya Christianity 65.0 % 0.7 %
 Mussulman Tat 26,000 Tat, Muslim Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
Ossete 2,600 Ossetic Christianity 40.0 % 0.1 %
 Persian 1,400 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Polish 1,000 Polish Christianity 91.0 % 0.2 %
 Russian 122,000 Russian Christianity 58.0 % 0.4 %
Rutul 900 Rutul Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tabassarian 300 Tabassaran Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tajik 800 Tajiki Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Talysh, Lenkoran 115,000 Talysh Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tatar 27,000 Tatar Islam 1.5 % 0.0 %
 Tsakhur 18,000 Tsakhur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 11,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 11,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Udin, Udi 3,900 Udi Christianity 100.0 % 0.1 %
 Ukrainian 22,000 Ukrainian Christianity 70.0 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Southern 1,900 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  37 9,436,000 25     2.6 % 0.2 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.2 %)
2.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
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
10.0 %
Orthodox
81.0 %
Other Christian
3.7 %
Protestant
1.8 %
Roman Catholic
2.1 %
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
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches


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