Country: Kyrgyzstan

Number of People Groups

40

People Groups Unreached

25

Total Population

5,658,000

Unreached Population

5,144,000

% Professing Christian

6.1%

% Evangelical

0.4 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Armenian, Ermeni 3,400 Armenian Christianity 96.0 % 9.0 %
 Avar 700 Avar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Azerbaijani, North 18,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Balkar 1,800 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bashkir 2,400 Bashkort Islam 8.0 % 0.5 %
 Belarusian 1,500 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 Bulgarian 800 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Chechen 2,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chinese, general 30,000 Chinese, Mandarin E Ethnic Religions 4.0 % 2.0 %
 Chuvash 1,100 Chuvash Christianity 35.0 % 0.2 %
 Darginian 3,100 Dargwa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Russian Sign Language Islam 5.0 % 1.0 %
 Dungan 62,000 Dungan Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Georgian 600 Georgian Christianity 90.0 % 0.5 %
 German, Volga German 10,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.0 % 2.0 %
 Greek 900 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Luli 3,200 Domari Islam 0.3 % 0.3 %
 Ingush 800 Ingush Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 600 Yiddish, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Sart-Kalmyk 6,600 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.0 % 0.2 %
 Karachai 2,500 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Karakalpak 1,100 Karakalpak Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 35,000 Kazakh Islam 1.0 % 0.5 %
 Korean 18,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.0 % 16.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 14,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kyrgyz 3,970,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Moldavian 500 Romanian Christianity 73.0 % 3.7 %
 Mordvinian 5,800 Erzya Christianity 65.0 % 0.5 %
Ossete 600 Ossetic Christianity 55.0 % 1.0 %
 Polish 600 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Russian 445,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 3.0 %
 Tajik 49,000 Tajiki Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Tatar 33,000 Tatar Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Tatar, Crimean 600 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 21,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 21,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turkmen 2,100 Turkmen Islam 0.5 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 23,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.0 % 3.8 %
 Uyghur 51,000 Uyghur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Northern 814,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
  Totals:  40 5,658,000 25     6.1 % 0.4 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 56,000  
  UN Country Population (2014) 5,714,000  
Other reported groups: 8

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.

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 Kyrgyzstan. 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 Kyrgyzstan
  • Christian ministry in Kyrgyzstan
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
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