Country: Albania

Number of People Groups

18

People Groups Unreached

6

Total Population

3,220,000

Unreached Population

45,000

% Christian Adherent

26.7%

% Evangelical

0.4 %

Largest Religion

Islam (67.9%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale *
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Albanian, Gheg 983,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 36.0 % 0.4 %
 Albanian, Tosk 1,936,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 15.5 % 0.3 %
 Americans, U.S. 2,300 English Christianity 78.0 % 33.0 %
 Aromanian 8,200 Aromanian Christianity 95.0 % 0.8 %
 Canadians, English-Speaking 900 English Christianity 78.0 % 10.5 %
Deaf Unknown Albanian Sign Language Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Egyptian, Balkan 3,300 Albanian, Tosk Islam 4.0 % 0.0 %
European, general 7,100 English Christianity 65.0 % 0.5 %
 Gorani 40,000 Serbian Islam 5.0 % 0.0 %
 Greek 31,000 Greek Christianity 90.0 % 0.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 200 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 2.0 % 2.0 %
 Italian 8,700 Italian Christianity 87.0 % 1.1 %
 Jew, Israeli Unknown Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Macedonian 155,000 Macedonian Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
 Montenegrin 1,500 Serbian Christianity 70.0 % 0.1 %
 Romani, Vlax 8,200 Romani, Vlax Islam 25.0 % 6.0 %
 Serb 1,500 Serbian Christianity 69.0 % 0.1 %
 Turk 1,900 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  18 3,188,000 6     26.7 % 0.4 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.4 %)
26.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
67.9 %
Non-Religious
5.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.9 %
Orthodox
53.0 %
Other Christian
2.4 %
Protestant
0.5 %
Roman Catholic
42.0 %
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

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Albania. 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 Albania
  • Christian ministry in Albania
  • 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

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Albania or Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
In Eastern Europe and Eurasia Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Church of North America - Missions Small
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
Eastern European Outreach Small
Educational Services International Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Galcom International Small
GO International Small
InterComm Small
International Christian Ministries Canada Small
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Medium
Mailbox Club International Small
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Hope International Medium
One Mission Society Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
People International USA Medium
Pioneers Medium
Salvation Army Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large

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