Country: Bahrain

Number of People Groups

17

People Groups Unreached

8

Total Population

1,332,000

Unreached Population

1,039,000

% Christian Adherent

8.1%

% Evangelical

2.4 %

Largest Religion

Islam (83.9%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 6,600 English Christianity 87.0 % 40.0 %
 Arab, Bahraini 717,000 Arabic, Baharna Spoken Islam 3.4 % 1.4 %
 Arab, general 129,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 8.5 % 2.5 %
 British 20,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 9.8 % 0.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 27,000 Tagalog Christianity 94.0 % 25.3 %
 Gujarati 27,000 Gujarati Hinduism 2.0 % 0.8 %
Jew, Arabic Speaking Unknown Arabic, Gulf Spoken E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kerinci 15,000 Kerinci Islam 1.5 % 0.1 %
 Korean 2,400 Korean Christianity 70.0 % 40.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 46,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Malayali 48,000 Malayalam Hinduism 40.0 % 1.5 %
 Persian 173,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tamil 33,000 Tamil Hinduism 14.0 % 10.0 %
 Telugu 27,000 Telugu Hinduism 11.0 % 10.0 %
 Turk 1,400 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Urdu 60,000 Urdu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  17 1,331,000 8     8.1 % 2.4 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.4 %)
8.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
6.8 %
Islam
83.9 %
Non-Religious
1.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
9.7 %
Independent
19.9 %
Orthodox
12.2 %
Other Christian
11.3 %
Protestant
9.7 %
Roman Catholic
36.9 %
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 Bahrain. 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 Bahrain
  • Christian ministry in Bahrain
  • 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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