Country: Somalia

Number of People Groups

19

People Groups Unreached

17

Total Population

11,335,000

Unreached Population

11,329,000

% Professing Christian

0.3%

% Evangelical

0.0 %

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
 Amhara, Ethiopian 700 Amharic Christianity 96.0 % 1.1 %
 Arab 4,600 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 3.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Omani 65,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Yemeni 16,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.0 %
 Aweer 200 Aweer Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Baloch, Southern 6,800 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.4 % 0.1 %
 Dabarre 43,000 Dabarre Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 0.5 % 0.0 %
 Garre 83,000 Garre Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Italian 5,400 Italian Christianity 83.0 % 1.0 %
 Jiiddo 31,000 Jiiddu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mushunguli 31,000 Mushungulu Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
Oromo, Southern 64,000 Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji Islam 2.0 % 0.3 %
 Rahanweyn 2,123,000 Maay Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Somali 8,349,000 Somali Islam 0.3 % 0.0 %
Somali Bantu 259,000 Maay Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 South Asian, general 16,000 Gujarati Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
 Swahili, Bantu 207,000 Swahili Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tunni 31,000 Tunni Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  19 11,335,000 17     0.3 % 0.0 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 31,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 11,366,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
99.6 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.3 %
Orthodox
71.4 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
4.2 %
Roman Catholic
14.1 %
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 Somalia. 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 Somalia
  • Christian ministry in Somalia
  • 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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