Country: Belarus

Number of People Groups

27

People Groups Unreached

5

Total Population

9,193,000

Unreached Population

31,000

% Professing Christian

69.4%

% Evangelical

1.3 %

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 8,100 6,188,000 Armenian Christianity 80.0 % 0.7 %
 Azerbaijani, North 5,300 9,653,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bashkir 1,200 1,660,000 Bashkort Islam 7.0 % 0.5 %
 Belarusian 7,911,000 9,824,000 Belarusan Christianity 69.5 % 1.4 %
 Bulgarian 800 7,150,000 Bulgarian Christianity 60.0 % 1.8 %
 Chuvash 3,300 1,462,000 Chuvash Christianity 35.0 % 0.2 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Language Unknown Christianity 70.5 % 0.0 %
 Estonian 800 1,026,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.0 % 5.0 %
 Georgian 2,800 3,650,000 Georgian Non-Religious 40.0 % 1.4 %
 German 3,300 64,735,000 German, Standard Christianity 70.0 % 30.0 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 12,000 608,000 Yiddish, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Karelian 900 73,000 Karelian Christianity 60.0 % 6.0 %
 Kazakh 2,200 14,095,000 Kazakh Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Latvian 1,000 1,430,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 58.0 % 7.0 %
 Lithuanian 4,900 2,857,000 Lithuanian Christianity 76.0 % 0.3 %
Mari, High 900 24,000 Mari, Hill Christianity 70.0 % 1.0 %
 Moldavian 4,800 3,109,000 Romanian Christianity 75.0 % 9.0 %
 Mordvinian 2,500 110,000 Erzya Christianity 60.0 % 0.3 %
Ossete 800 597,000 Ossetic Christianity 40.0 % 1.0 %
 Polish 286,000 40,483,000 Polish Christianity 85.0 % 0.2 %
Romani, Baltic 7,000 45,000 Romani, Baltic Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
 Romanian 4,800 22,037,000 Romanian Christianity 50.0 % 5.0 %
 Russian 765,000 129,028,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 0.5 %
 Tatar 7,000 6,316,000 Tatar Islam 1.5 % 0.1 %
 Udmurt 1,200 563,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.0 % 0.4 %
 Ukrainian 152,000 37,958,000 Ukrainian Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
 Uzbek, Southern 3,400 3,095,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  27 9,193,000 5       69.4 % 1.3 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 31,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 9,224,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.3 %)
69.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.6 %
Non-Religious
29.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.2 %
Orthodox
81.5 %
Other Christian
1.9 %
Protestant
2.4 %
Roman Catholic
11.0 %
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 Belarus. 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 Belarus
  • Christian ministry in Belarus
  • 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 Belarus 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
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Church of North America - Missions Small
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee 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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