Country: Somalia

Number of People Groups

20

People Groups Unreached

16

Total Population

10,986,000

Unreached Population

10,901,000

% Christian Adherent

0.3%

% Evangelical

0.0 %

Largest Religion

Islam (99.6%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Amhara, Ethiopian 700 Amharic Christianity 96.0 % 1.1 %
 Arab 4,400 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 3.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Omani 63,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Yemeni 15,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.0 %
 Aweer 200 Aweer Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Baloch, Southern 6,600 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.4 % 0.1 %
 Dabarre 42,000 Dabarre Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 0.5 % 0.0 %
 Digil-Rahawiin, Juba Somali 1,218,000 Maay Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 French 300 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 Garre 75,000 Garre Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Italian 5,200 Italian Christianity 83.0 % 1.0 %
 Jiiddo 30,000 Jiiddu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mushunguli 30,000 Mushungulu Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
Oromo, Southern 62,000 Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji Islam 2.0 % 0.3 %
 Oromo, Tulama 400 Oromo, West Central Christianity 85.0 % 19.0 %
 Somali 9,070,000 Somali Islam 0.3 % 0.0 %
 South Asian, general 15,000 Gujarati Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
 Swahili, Bantu 240,000 Swahili Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tunni 30,000 Tunni Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  20 10,908,000 16     0.3 % 0.0 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
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
72.2 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
4.3 %
Roman Catholic
13.2 %
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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