Country: Jordan

Number of People Groups

21

People Groups Unreached

14

Total Population

7,174,000

Unreached Population

6,750,000

% Christian Adherent

2.1%

% Evangelical

0.3 %

Largest Religion

Islam (96.5%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Adyghe 122,000 Adyghe Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Bedouin 860,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 17,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 12.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 996,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.6 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Jordanian 1,094,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.5 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Najdi Bedouin 64,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Arab, North Iraqi 55,000 Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.7 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Palestinian 3,428,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.8 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Syrian 356,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 0.1 %
 Armenian 4,800 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 0.0 %
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk 5,600 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
 British 8,900 English Christianity 61.0 % 9.0 %
 Chechen 17,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Deaf Unknown Jordanian Sign Language Islam 2.0 % 0.1 %
 Druze 20,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 6,300 Tagalog Christianity 92.0 % 12.0 %
 Greek 1,400 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Nuar 7,100 Domari Islam 10.0 % 0.5 %
 Kabardian 76,000 Kabardian Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 5,200 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Turkmen 7,000 Turkmen Islam 2.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  21 7,150,000 14     2.1 % 0.3 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
0.0%
Christianity
  Evangelical
2.1%
0.3%
Ethnic Religions
0.0%
Hinduism
0.0%
Islam
96.5%
Non-Religious
0.9%
Other / Small Religions
0.5%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
3.2%
Independent
2.8%
Protestant
8.9%
Roman Catholic
22.2%
Orthodox
62.1%
Other Christian
0.6%

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 Jordan. 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 Jordan
  • Christian ministry in Jordan
  • 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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