Country: Tajikistan

Number of People Groups

44

People Groups Unreached

27

Total Population

8,612,000

Unreached Population

8,479,000

% Professing Christian

1.3%

% Evangelical

0.1 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Aimaq, Hazara 9,200 236,000 Aimaq Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Tajiki 1,200 17,000 Arabic, Tajiki Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Arab, Uzbeki 1,500 21,000 Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 4,300 6,188,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
 Azerbaijani, North 5,800 9,653,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baloch, Western 5,900 1,174,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bashkir 11,000 1,660,000 Bashkort Islam 7.0 % 1.0 %
 Belarusian 3,400 9,824,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 Bulgarian 800 7,150,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Chuvash 4,100 1,462,000 Chuvash Islam 33.0 % 0.3 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Language Unknown Islam 1.0 % 1.0 %
 Georgian 1,600 3,650,000 Georgian Christianity 79.0 % 1.5 %
 German 3,500 64,735,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.0 % 2.1 %
 Greek 1,000 10,824,000 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Guhjali, Wakhi 18,000 97,000 Wakhi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Churi-wali 3,000 3,365,000 Tajiki Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hazara 9,000 3,500,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ishkashimi 800 3,600 Ishkashimi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 19,000 14,095,000 Kazakh Islam 1.0 % 0.7 %
 Korean 22,000 78,595,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.0 % 16.8 %
 Kyrgyz 74,000 4,737,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.5 % 0.4 %
 Lak 2,300 192,000 Lak Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mari, Low 600 554,000 Mari, Meadow Christianity 87.0 % 3.0 %
 Moldavian 600 3,109,000 Romanian Christianity 73.0 % 3.7 %
 Mordvinian 4,200 110,000 Erzya Christianity 65.0 % 1.0 %
Ossete 6,700 597,000 Ossetic Christianity 51.0 % 1.0 %
 Parsee 2,400 163,000 Parsi O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Parya 3,800 5,300 Parya Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Pashtun, Southern 37,000 9,300,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Persian 69,000 34,571,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Romanian 700 22,037,000 Romanian Christianity 98.0 % 5.4 %
 Russian 42,000 129,028,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
Sanglechi 1,600 4,000 Sanglechi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan 119,000 158,000 Shughni Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tajik 6,767,000 8,564,000 Tajiki Islam 0.4 % 0.0 %
 Tatar 7,900 6,316,000 Tatar Islam 0.5 % 0.3 %
 Turk 1,400 57,984,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turkmen, Turkoman 18,000 9,240,000 Turkmen Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Udmurt 1,000 563,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.0 % 0.5 %
 Ukrainian 25,000 37,958,000 Ukrainian Christianity 81.0 % 3.8 %
 Uyghur 900 11,907,000 Uyghur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Northern 1,273,000 27,399,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
 Yagnob, Yagnobi 15,000 15,000 Yagnobi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Yazgul, Yazgulam 12,000 12,000 Yazgulyam Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  44 8,612,000 27       1.3 % 0.1 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 44,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 8,656,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
1.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
95.5 %
Non-Religious
3.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.3 %
Orthodox
76.5 %
Other Christian
1.0 %
Protestant
11.7 %
Roman Catholic
6.5 %
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 Tajikistan. 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 Tajikistan
  • Christian ministry in Tajikistan
  • 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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