Country: Kyrgyzstan

Number of People Groups

41

People Groups Unreached

26

Total Population

5,763,000

Unreached Population

5,239,000

% Professing Christian

6.1%

% Evangelical

0.4 %

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, Ermeni 3,500 6,188,000 Armenian Christianity 96.0 % 9.0 %
 Avar 700 954,000 Avar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Azerbaijani, North 19,000 9,653,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Balkar 1,900 110,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bashkir 2,400 1,660,000 Bashkort Islam 8.0 % 0.5 %
 Belarusian 1,500 9,824,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 Bulgarian 800 7,150,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Chechen 2,000 1,587,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chinese, general 30,000 7,941,000 Chinese, Mandarin E Ethnic Religions 4.0 % 2.0 %
 Chuvash 1,200 1,462,000 Chuvash Christianity 35.0 % 0.2 %
 Darginian 3,200 411,000 Dargwa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Russian Sign Language Islam 5.0 % 1.0 %
 Dungan 63,000 112,000 Dungan Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Georgian 600 3,650,000 Georgian Christianity 90.0 % 0.5 %
 German, Volga German 10,000 64,735,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.0 % 2.0 %
 Greek 900 10,824,000 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Luli 3,200 3,365,000 Domari Islam 0.3 % 0.3 %
 Ingush 800 317,000 Ingush Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 600 608,000 Yiddish, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat 6,800 619,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Karachai 2,600 190,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Karakalpak 1,100 696,000 Karakalpak Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 36,000 14,095,000 Kazakh Islam 1.0 % 0.5 %
 Korean 19,000 78,595,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.0 % 16.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 14,000 14,778,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kyrgyz 4,042,000 4,737,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Lezgian 2,600 691,000 Lezgi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Moldavian 500 3,109,000 Romanian Christianity 73.0 % 3.7 %
 Mordvinian 5,800 110,000 Erzya Christianity 65.0 % 0.5 %
Ossete 600 597,000 Ossetic Christianity 55.0 % 1.0 %
 Polish 600 40,483,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Russian 453,000 129,028,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 3.0 %
 Tajik 50,000 8,564,000 Tajiki Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Tatar 34,000 6,316,000 Tatar Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Tatar, Crimean 600 587,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 21,000 57,984,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 21,000 164,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turkmen 2,200 9,240,000 Turkmen Islam 0.5 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 24,000 37,958,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.0 % 3.8 %
 Uyghur 52,000 11,907,000 Uyghur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Northern 829,000 27,399,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
  Totals:  41 5,763,000 26       6.1 % 0.4 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 54,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 5,817,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.4 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.4 %)
6.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.5 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
87.2 %
Non-Religious
5.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.0 %
Orthodox
88.5 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
5.3 %
Roman Catholic
1.6 %
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.

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