Country: Mongolia

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

23 (79.3%)

Total Population

2,890,000

Unreached Population

2,823,000 (97.7%)

% Professing Christian

1.7%

% Evangelical

1.12 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 700 186,662,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 %
 Bayad 58,000 58,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 0.05 % 0.05 %
 Buriat, Mongolia 46,000 46,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 %
 Chinese, general 8,900 7,944,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Dariganga 28,000 28,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 %
 Darkhad 22,000 22,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.50 % 1.20 %
 Dungan 5,500 112,000 Dungan Islam 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Durbet, Dorwoten 74,000 74,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 0.03 % 0.02 %
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin 34,000 34,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 0.05 % 0.04 %
 Ewenki, Tungus 600 41,000 Evenki Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 44,000 859,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.00 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul 241,000 619,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 %
 Kazakh, Qazaq 104,000 14,062,000 Kazakh Islam 0.20 % 0.05 %
Khotogoid 16,000 16,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 0.90 %
Khoton 12,000 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 %
 Korean 1,600 78,596,000 Korean Non-Religious 25.00 % 14.00 %
 Mongol, Khalka 1,952,000 2,080,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.70 % 1.40 %
 Mongolian, Northern 146,000 7,586,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Russian 2,500 130,000,000 Russian Christianity 78.00 % 1.00 %
Torgud 15,000 15,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 %
 Tsaatan 300 300 Tuva Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tuvinian, Uriankhai 5,300 269,000 Tuva Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Ukrainian 8,800 37,911,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Uriankhai, Altai 27,000 27,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Uuld 8,000 8,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uyghur 1,600 11,907,000 Uyghur Islam 0.40 % 0.00 %
 Uzbek, Northern 24,000 27,400,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.30 %
Uzemchin 2,700 2,700 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 %
  Totals:  29 2,890,000       23   1.71 % 1.12 %  
  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 groups who live 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 number of Christians 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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