Country: Tajikistan

Number of People Groups

46

People Groups Unreached

28

Total Population

8,440,000

Unreached Population

8,267,000

% Christian Adherent

1.3%

% Evangelical

0.1 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Aimaq, Hazara 9,000 Aimaq Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Tajiki 1,200 Arabic, Tajiki Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Arab, Uzbeki 1,500 Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 4,200 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
 Azerbaijani, North 5,700 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baloch, Western 5,700 Balochi, Western Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bashkir 11,000 Bashkort Islam 7.0 % 1.0 %
 Belarusian 3,300 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 Bulgarian 700 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Chuvash 4,000 Chuvash Islam 33.0 % 0.3 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 1.0 % 1.0 %
 Georgian 1,600 Georgian Christianity 79.0 % 1.5 %
 German 3,400 German, Standard Christianity 66.0 % 2.1 %
 Greek 1,000 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Guhjali, Wakhi 18,000 Wakhi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Churi-wali 2,900 Tajiki Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hazara 8,800 Hazaragi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ishkashimi 800 Ishkashimi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Bukharic 100 Bukharic E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 18,000 Kazakh Islam 1.0 % 0.7 %
 Korean 22,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.0 % 16.8 %
 Kyrgyz 72,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.5 % 0.4 %
 Lak 2,200 Lak Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lithuanian 500 Lithuanian Christianity 86.0 % 1.1 %
Mari, Low 600 Mari, Meadow Christianity 87.0 % 3.0 %
 Mordvinian 4,100 Erzya Christianity 65.0 % 1.0 %
Ossete 6,500 Ossetic Christianity 51.0 % 1.0 %
 Parsee 2,400 Parsi O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Parya 3,800 Parya Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Pashtun, Southern 36,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Persian 68,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Polish 400 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Romanian 700 Romanian Christianity 98.0 % 5.4 %
 Russian 41,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
Sanglechi 1,600 Sanglechi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan 116,000 Shughni Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tajik 6,598,000 Tajiki Islam 0.4 % 0.0 %
 Tatar 7,700 Tatar Islam 0.5 % 0.3 %
 Turk 1,300 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turkmen, Turkoman 18,000 Turkmen Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Udmurt 1,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.0 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 25,000 Ukrainian Christianity 81.0 % 3.8 %
 Uyghur 900 Uyghur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Northern 1,241,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
 Yagnob, Yagnobi 15,000 Yagnobi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Yazgul, Yazgulam 11,000 Yazgulyam Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  46 8,397,000 28     1.3 % 0.1 %  

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
76.3 %
Other Christian
1.0 %
Protestant
11.7 %
Roman Catholic
7.2 %
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

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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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