Country: Georgia

Number of People Groups

36

People Groups Unreached

14

Total Population

4,417,000

Unreached Population

339,000

% Christian Adherent

80.1%

% Evangelical

1.4 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (80.1%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Abkhaz 3,600 Abkhaz Christianity 70.0 % 1.0 %
 Armenian 238,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 2.0 %
 Assyrian 3,400 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 95.0 % 1.0 %
 Avar 1,900 Avar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Azerbaijani, North 289,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Batsi, Tsova-Tush 3,200 Bats Christianity 100.0 % 0.5 %
 Belarusian 7,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
Bezhta 700 Bezhta Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bohtan, Neo-Aramaic 900 Bohtan Neo-Aramaic Christianity 90.0 % 0.0 %
 Bulgarian 600 Bulgarian Christianity 85.0 % 1.9 %
 Chechen 10,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 79.0 % 0.0 %
 Georgian, Gruzin 3,164,000 Georgian Christianity 87.0 % 1.5 %
 Greek, Urum 99,000 Urum Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
Inghiloi 7,000 Georgian Islam 10.0 % 0.5 %
 Jew, Georgian 2,400 Judeo-Georgian E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.2 %
 Kazakh 2,200 Kazakh Islam 12.0 % 0.7 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 2,600 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Laz, Lazuri 1,000 Laz Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Lezgian 3,000 Lezgi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mingrelian 374,000 Mingrelian Christianity 90.0 % 1.4 %
 Moldavian 2,300 Romanian Christianity 73.0 % 3.7 %
Ossete 39,000 Ossetic Christianity 55.0 % 1.0 %
 Polish 1,700 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Pontic Greek 15,000 Pontic Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
 Romani, Vlax 1,400 Romani, Vlax Islam 20.0 % 0.5 %
 Russian 65,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
 Svanetian, Mushwan 14,000 Svan Christianity 60.0 % 1.0 %
 Tajik 1,000 Tajiki Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Tatar 3,400 Tatar Islam 2.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 3,200 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 800 Georgian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Udin, Udi Unknown Udi Christianity 90.0 % 2.0 %
 Ukrainian 6,700 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
 Uzbek, Northern 1,100 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Yazidi 19,000 Georgian E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  36 4,386,000 14     80.1 % 1.4 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
0.0%
Christianity
  Evangelical
80.1%
1.4%
Ethnic Religions
0.5%
Hinduism
0.0%
Islam
9.5%
Non-Religious
9.9%
Other / Small Religions
0.0%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
0.0%
Independent
0.0%
Protestant
1.3%
Roman Catholic
0.9%
Orthodox
96.9%
Other Christian
0.8%

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 Georgia. Internet searches are probably the best way to find such an organization. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Georgia
  • Christian ministry in Georgia
  • 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 Georgia 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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