Country: Egypt

Number of People Groups

39

People Groups Unreached

23

Total Population

83,907,000

Unreached Population

11,558,000

% Christian Adherent

13.0%

% Evangelical

3.4 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Abaza, Arabized 12,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Adyghe 12,000 Adyghe Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Albanian, Shqip 25,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 20.0 % 1.0 %
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 1,642,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 5,900 Amharic Christianity 60.0 % 1.1 %
 Arab 82,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 1.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 50,336,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Lebanese 130,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 31.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Libyan 300,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.5 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Palestinian 63,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.6 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Saidi 21,440,000 Arabic, Saidi Spoken Islam 14.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Sudanese 4,357,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.4 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Yemeni 163,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 11,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
 Baharia, Bahariya 25,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi 894,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Beja, Bedawi 82,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Siwa 34,000 Siwi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 British 16,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
 Chechen 5,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Egypt Sign Language Islam 13.0 % 1.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 2,500 Tagalog Christianity 92.0 % 12.0 %
 French 77,000 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 Fur 3,300 Fur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 German 25,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.0 %
 Greek 49,000 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Gypsy, Domari 2,260,000 Domari Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
 Gypsy, Halebi 311,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Italian 85,000 Italian Christianity 83.0 % 1.1 %
Jew, Egyptian Speaking 100 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kharga, Selima 28,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nubian, Arabized 452,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas 350,000 Nobiin Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Nubian, Kunuz 500,000 Kenzi Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Oromo, Tulama 2,500 Oromo, West Central Islam 25.0 % 0.9 %
 Russian 1,600 Russian Christianity 66.0 % 1.2 %
 South Asian, general 4,100 Hindi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tuareg, Algerian 23,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 41,000 Turkish Islam 0.2 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  39 83,845,000 23     13.0 % 3.4 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.4 %)
13.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
86.3 %
Non-Religious
0.7 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
1.2 %
Orthodox
88.0 %
Other Christian
0.1 %
Protestant
6.0 %
Roman Catholic
4.7 %
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 Egypt. 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 Egypt
  • Christian ministry in Egypt
  • 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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