Country: United Kingdom

Number of People Groups

96

People Groups Unreached

28

Total Population

62,616,000

Unreached Population

5,063,000

% Christian Adherent

56.5%

% Evangelical

8.1 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (56.5%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Afrikaner 63,000 Afrikaans Christianity 94.0 % 12.0 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 25,000 Akan Christianity 85.0 % 4.0 %
 Albanian, Tosk 2,500 Albanian, Tosk Islam 30.0 % 0.5 %
 Americans, U.S. 250,000 English Christianity 78.0 % 28.9 %
 Anglo-Australian 113,000 English Christianity 70.0 % 14.4 %
 Anglo-Canadian 70,000 English Christianity 72.0 % 7.7 %
 Anglo-New Zealander 63,000 English Christianity 53.0 % 18.2 %
 Arab, Egyptian 47,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.0 % 3.9 %
 Arab, Lebanese 94,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Moroccan 31,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Omani 2,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 3.0 % 1.5 %
 Arab, Palestinian 19,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 5.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Yemeni 32,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 19,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
 Assyrian 6,400 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 92.0 % 0.8 %
Austrian, Bavarian 21,000 Bavarian Christianity 83.0 % 0.5 %
 Belarusian 5,400 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 Bengal 326,000 Bengali Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Bengali, Sylhetti 113,000 Sylheti Islam 0.3 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Imazighen 2,900 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.6 % 0.1 %
 Berber, Kabyle 3,100 Kabyle Islam 1.5 % 1.0 %
British, Scottish 5,911,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 7.5 %
 Bulgarian 63,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Burmese 13,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Coloured 148,000 English Christianity 85.0 % 7.0 %
Cornish 515,000 English Christianity 65.0 % 8.0 %
Creoles, Mauritian 24,000 Morisyen Christianity 55.0 % 0.8 %
 Cypriots, Turkish 32,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Czech 11,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.0 % 0.7 %
 Danish 11,000 Danish Christianity 85.0 % 3.5 %
Deaf Unknown British Sign Language Christianity 60.0 % 1.0 %
 Druze 500 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken O Other / Small 1.0 % 0.5 %
 Dutch 43,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.0 % 4.3 %
 English 44,151,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.9 %
 Estonian 16,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.0 % 4.9 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 58,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.0 % 12.3 %
Finnish 13,000 Finnish Christianity 84.0 % 12.1 %
Fleming 16,000 Vlaams Christianity 63.0 % 0.5 %
 French 100,000 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 German 282,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.1 %
 German Swiss 14,000 German, Swiss Christianity 76.0 % 4.4 %
Gilbraltarian 13,000 English Christianity 85.0 % 2.9 %
 Greek 38,000 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Gujarati 315,000 Gujarati Hinduism 2.0 % 0.1 %
 Gypsy, Anglo-Romani 54,000 Angloromani Christianity 65.0 % 10.0 %
Gypsy, Scottish Traveller 4,200 Traveller Scottish Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 204,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 6.0 % 5.7 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 27,000 Chinese, Hakka Non-Religious 8.0 % 5.7 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 157,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.0 % 5.0 %
 Hungarian 20,000 Hungarian Christianity 88.0 % 2.8 %
Irish 530,000 English Christianity 90.0 % 1.5 %
Irish Traveller, Shelta 3,600 Shelta Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Irish, Gaelic-Speaking 38,000 Irish Christianity 92.0 % 1.0 %
 Italian 217,000 Italian Christianity 82.0 % 1.1 %
 Jamaicans 180,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 83.0 % 28.0 %
 Japanese 50,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.5 % 0.5 %
 Jew 280,000 English E Ethnic Religions 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Khmer, Central 10,000 Khmer, Central Buddhism 3.2 % 1.7 %
 Korean 13,000 Korean Christianity 31.0 % 16.8 %
 Krio, Sierra Leonian 18,000 Krio Christianity 75.0 % 5.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 25,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
Latin American, Mestizo 81,000 Spanish Christianity 92.0 % 4.0 %
Latvian 13,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
 Lithuanian 6,300 Lithuanian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
 Macedonian 9,100 Macedonian Christianity 66.0 % 0.2 %
 Malay, Malaysian 51,000 Malay Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
Maltese 44,000 Maltese Christianity 97.0 % 1.3 %
 Mandaean 1,000 Mandaic O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mongol, Khalka 300 Mongolian, Halh E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 1.0 %
 Norwegian 7,200 Norwegian Christianity 91.0 % 8.4 %
 Parsee 4,100 Parsi O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Pashtun, Northern 94,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Pashtun, Southern 95,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Persian 81,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Polish 145,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Portuguese 38,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.0 % 3.0 %
 Romani, Balkan, Tinners 73,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 70.0 % 7.0 %
 Romani, Vlax 63,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 65.0 % 9.0 %
Romani, Welsh 63,000 Welsh Christianity 65.0 % 8.0 %
 Russian 76,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
Scots, Gaelic 61,000 Gaelic, Scottish Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Scots, Lowland 107,000 Scots Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
 Serb 13,000 Serbian Christianity 80.0 % 0.6 %
 Seychellese Creole 2,500 Seselwa Creole French Christianity 95.0 % 6.0 %
 Somali 94,000 Somali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 South Asian, general 3,291,000 Urdu Islam 3.0 % 1.5 %
 Spaniard 58,000 Spanish Christianity 77.0 % 1.0 %
 Swedish 25,000 Swedish Christianity 57.0 % 6.9 %
 Tigre, Eritrean 16,000 Tigre Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Turk 76,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 69,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
Ulster Irish 1,132,000 English Christianity 92.0 % 14.0 %
 Vietnamese 25,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.0 % 1.8 %
 Welsh, Cymraeg 1,195,000 Welsh Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Yahudic, Judeo-Iraqi 6,400 Arabic, Judeo-Iraqi E Ethnic Religions 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Yoruba 94,000 Yoruba Christianity 55.0 % 11.0 %
  Totals:  96 62,132,000 28     56.5 % 8.1 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
0.5%
Christianity
  Evangelical
56.5%
8.1%
Ethnic Religions
0.7%
Hinduism
2.4%
Islam
4.6%
Non-Religious
34.5%
Other / Small Religions
0.9%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
64.6%
Independent
2.3%
Protestant
14.7%
Roman Catholic
12.2%
Orthodox
2.3%
Other Christian
3.6%

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 United Kingdom. Internet searches are probably the best way to find such an organization. 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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