Country: Mongolia

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

23

Total Population

2,890,000

Unreached Population

2,823,000

% Professing Christian

1.7%

% Evangelical

1.1 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 700 English Christianity 80.0 % 30.0 %
 Bayad 58,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Buriat, Mongolia 46,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Chinese, general 8,900 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.0 % 3.0 %
 Dariganga 28,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Darkhad 22,000 Mongolian, Halh E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.5 % 1.2 %
 Dungan 5,500 Dungan Islam 2.0 % 1.5 %
 Durbet, Dorwoten 74,000 Mongolian, Halh E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin 34,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Ewenki, Tungus 600 Evenki E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.5 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 44,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.0 % 5.0 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul 241,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Kazakh, Qazaq 104,000 Kazakh Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
Khotogoid 16,000 Mongolian, Halh E Ethnic Religions 1.5 % 0.9 %
Khoton 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Korean 1,600 Korean Non-Religious 25.0 % 14.0 %
 Mongol, Khalka 1,952,000 Mongolian, Halh E Ethnic Religions 1.7 % 1.4 %
 Mongolian, Northern 146,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.0 % 0.8 %
 Russian 2,600 Russian Christianity 78.0 % 1.0 %
Torgud 15,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Tsaatan 300 Tuva E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tuvinian, Uriankhai 5,300 Tuva Buddhism 1.0 % 0.8 %
 Ukrainian 8,800 Ukrainian Christianity 80.0 % 3.0 %
Uriankhai, Altai 27,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Uuld 8,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uyghur 1,600 Uyghur Islam 0.4 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Northern 24,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.5 % 0.3 %
Uzemchin 2,600 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.0 % 0.7 %
  Totals:  29 2,890,000 23     1.7 % 1.1 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 34,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 2,924,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
37.4 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.1 %)
1.7 %
Ethnic Religions
32.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
4.1 %
Non-Religious
24.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
57.4 %
Orthodox
14.8 %
Other Christian
4.6 %
Protestant
15.9 %
Roman Catholic
3.8 %
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 Mongolia. 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 Mongolia
  • Christian ministry in Mongolia
  • 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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