Country: United Kingdom

Number of People Groups

106

People Groups Unreached

32 (30.2%)

Total Population

62,625,000

Unreached Population

4,758,000 (7.6%)

% Professing Christian

57.1%

% Evangelical

7.91 %

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
 Afrikaner 63,000 3,949,000 Afrikaans Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 25,000 4,422,000 Akan Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 %
 Albanian, Tosk 2,500 2,637,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 30.00 % 0.50 %
 Americans, U.S. 153,000 186,662,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 28.90 %
 Anglo-Australian 87,000 16,953,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 14.40 %
 Anglo-Canadian 48,000 15,622,000 English Christianity 72.00 % 7.70 %
 Anglo-New Zealander 39,000 3,459,000 English Christianity 53.00 % 18.20 %
 Arab, Egyptian 47,000 55,022,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.00 % 3.90 %
 Arab, Iraqi 40,000 16,374,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Lebanese 94,000 10,560,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Libyan 23,000 2,528,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Moroccan 31,000 16,792,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Omani 2,000 1,879,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 3.00 % 1.50 %
 Arab, Palestinian 19,000 11,769,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 5.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 22,000 15,774,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.40 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Syrian 12,000 19,411,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 7.00 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Yemeni 32,000 7,134,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Armenian 19,000 6,198,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 %
 Assyrian 6,400 705,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 92.00 % 0.75 %
Austrian, Bavarian 18,000 14,602,000 Bavarian Christianity 83.00 % 0.50 %
 Belarusian 5,400 9,826,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 %
 Bengali, Sylhetti 113,000 113,000 Sylheti Islam 0.30 % 0.04 %
 Berber, Imazighen 2,900 4,277,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.60 % 0.10 %
 Berber, Kabyle 3,100 6,362,000 Kabyle Islam 1.50 % 1.00 %
Brazilian, White 28,000 94,398,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 %
British, Scottish 5,319,000 5,346,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 7.50 %
 Bulgarian 59,000 7,184,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Burmese 13,000 31,548,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Colombian, Mestizo 12,000 34,525,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
 Coloured 148,000 6,015,000 English Christianity 85.00 % 7.00 %
Cornish 516,000 516,000 English Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 %
Creoles, Mauritian 13,000 628,000 Morisyen Christianity 55.00 % 0.80 %
Cypriots, Greek 17,000 778,000 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.60 %
 Cypriots, Turkish 5,000 208,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Czech 37,000 10,149,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 %
 Danish 26,000 5,163,000 Danish Christianity 85.00 % 3.50 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown British Sign Language Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 %
 Druze 500 982,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Other / Small 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Dutch 82,000 14,930,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.00 % 4.30 %
 English 45,006,000 49,948,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.90 %
 Estonian 14,000 1,026,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 4.90 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 58,000 36,205,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.30 %
Finnish 14,000 5,036,000 Finnish Christianity 84.00 % 12.10 %
Fleming 17,000 6,322,000 Vlaams Christianity 63.00 % 0.45 %
 French 160,000 49,054,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 German 131,000 64,598,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
 German Swiss 14,000 6,204,000 German, Swiss Christianity 76.00 % 4.40 %
Gilbraltarian 13,000 35,000 English Christianity 85.00 % 2.90 %
 Greek 54,000 10,825,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Gujarati 115,000 1,523,000 Gujarati Hinduism 2.00 % 0.07 %
 Gypsy, Anglo-Romani 54,000 187,000 Angloromani Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 %
Gypsy, Scottish Traveller 4,200 4,500 Traveller Scottish Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 205,000 77,482,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 27,000 42,839,000 Chinese, Hakka Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 121,000 859,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.00 %
 Hungarian 85,000 11,752,000 Hungarian Christianity 88.00 % 2.80 %
Irish 290,000 8,002,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 1.50 %
Irish Traveller, Shelta 3,600 37,000 Shelta Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
Irish, Gaelic-Speaking 38,000 141,000 Irish Christianity 92.00 % 1.00 %
 Italian 170,000 38,240,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 %
 Jamaicans 49,000 3,717,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 83.00 % 28.00 %
 Japanese 28,000 124,291,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %
 Jew, English Speaking 290,000 5,994,000 English Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Khmer, Central 10,000 15,789,000 Khmer, Central Buddhism 3.20 % 1.70 %
 Korean 11,000 78,596,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 16.80 %
 Krio, Sierra Leonian 18,000 789,000 Krio Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 25,000 14,778,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.30 % 0.05 %
Latin American, Mestizo 81,000 585,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 4.00 %
Latvian 108,000 1,531,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
 Lithuanian 155,000 3,028,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 %
 Macedonian 9,100 2,051,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.00 % 0.20 %
 Malay, Malaysian 33,000 10,451,000 Malay Islam 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Maltese 44,000 600,000 Maltese Christianity 97.00 % 1.30 %
 Mandaean 1,000 28,000 Mandaic Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Norwegian 17,000 4,483,000 Norwegian Christianity 91.00 % 8.40 %
 Parsee 4,100 162,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun, Northern 50,000 43,346,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun, Southern 45,000 7,176,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 44,000 36,852,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
 Polish 853,000 41,323,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Portuguese 175,000 15,054,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 %
 Romani, Balkan, Tinners 73,000 1,288,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
 Romani, Vlax 63,000 1,199,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 65.00 % 9.00 %
Romani, Welsh 63,000 63,000 Welsh Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 %
 Romanian 175,000 22,258,000 Romanian Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 %
 Russian 27,000 130,000,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
Scots, Gaelic 62,000 62,000 Gaelic, Scottish Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Scots, Lowland 107,000 107,000 Scots Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Serb 13,000 10,982,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 %
 Seychellese Creole 2,500 94,000 Seselwa Creole French Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
 Slovak 79,000 5,033,000 Slovak Christianity 92.00 % 1.10 %
 Somali 54,000 19,495,000 Somali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 326,000 1,559,000 Bengali Islam 1.00 % 0.13 %
 South Asian, general 3,295,000 6,878,000 Urdu Islam 3.00 % 1.50 %
 Spaniard 131,000 28,692,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 %
 Swedish 32,000 8,172,000 Swedish Christianity 57.00 % 6.90 %
 Tajik, Afghan 38,000 8,698,000 Dari Islam 0.40 % 0.01 %
 Thai, Central 24,000 19,957,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 %
 Tigre, Eritrean 14,000 1,606,000 Tigre Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Turk 47,000 57,158,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 12,000 37,911,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
Ulster Irish 850,000 850,000 English Christianity 92.00 % 14.00 %
 Vietnamese 13,000 83,406,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 %
 Welsh, Cymraeg 1,197,000 1,314,000 Welsh Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Yahudic, Judeo-Iraqi 6,400 94,000 Arabic, Judeo-Iraqi Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Yoruba 94,000 33,162,000 Yoruba Christianity 55.00 % 11.00 %
  Totals:  106 62,625,000       32   57.07 % 7.91 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 68,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 62,693,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.4 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.9 %)
57.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.7 %
Hinduism
2.2 %
Islam
4.3 %
Non-Religious
34.5 %
Other / Small Religions
0.9 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
63.8 %
Independent
2.3 %
Orthodox
2.2 %
Other Christian
3.5 %
Protestant
13.4 %
Roman Catholic
13.7 %
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 United Kingdom. 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 United Kingdom
  • Christian ministry in United Kingdom
  • 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

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in United Kingdom or Western Europe. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
In United Kingdom Size
Action Partners - Pioneers Medium
Adventures in Missions Medium
Africa Inland Mission, International Medium
Alongside Ministries, International Small
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l Ministries Medium
Apostolic Team Ministries, International Small
Artists in Christian Testimony Medium
Avant Ministries Medium
Biblical Ministries Worldwide Medium
Brethren in Christ World Missions Medium
Cadence International Medium
Chinese Overseas Christian Mission Small
Chosen People Ministries Small
Christar Medium
Christian Associates International Small
Christian Outreach International Small
Christian Witness to Israel Small
Church Mission Society Medium
CLC International Medium
CLC Ministries International Small
CMF International Medium
Crosslinks Medium
Eastern Mennonite Missions Medium
Elim Fellowship Medium
Encompass World Partners Medium
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Medium
Fellowship International Mission Medium
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Small
Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry Medium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Global Recordings Network Medium
Globe International Medium
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Gospel Fellowship Association Medium
Greater Europe Mission Medium
HCJB Global Medium
International Board of Jewish Missions Small
International Students, Inc. Medium
International Teams Medium
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Medium
Iris Ministries, Inc. Medium
Japan Christian Link Small
Jews for Jesus Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Latin Link Medium
Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission) Medium
Messianic Testimony Small
Missionary Ventures International Medium
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
OMF International (Overseas Missionary Fellowship) Large
Open Air Campaigners (OAC) Medium
Operation Mobilization Large
People International USA Medium
Presbyterian Evangelistic Fellowship Medium
Qua Iboe Fellowship Small
Ravi Zacharias International Ministries Small
Red Sea Team International Medium
Reformed Baptist Mission Services Small
SAT7 Medium
Scripture Union Medium
South American Mission Society Medium
The Leprosy Mission Medium
Things To Come Mission Medium
Walk Thru the Bible Ministries Medium
WEC International Large
World Baptist Fellowship Mission Agency Medium
World Harvest Mission Medium
World Horizons Medium
World Missions Far Corners Incorporated Large
World Witness, Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Medium
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large


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