Country: Uzbekistan

Number of People Groups

62

People Groups Unreached

34

Total Population

29,173,000

Unreached Population

28,111,000

% Professing Christian

2.1%

% Evangelical

0.2 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Arab, Uzbeki 4,200 Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken Islam 0.6 % 0.5 %
 Armenian 36,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
 Avar 1,200 Avar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Azerbaijani, North 67,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Balkar 700 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bashkir, Bashkort 52,000 Bashkort Islam 4.0 % 0.5 %
 Belarusian 15,000 Belarusan Christianity 70.0 % 1.3 %
 Bulgarian 2,100 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Buriat 1,000 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 7.0 % 0.5 %
 Chechen 1,500 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chuvash 15,000 Chuvash Christianity 38.0 % 1.0 %
 Darginian 3,100 Dargwa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 0.8 % 0.3 %
 Dungan 2,000 Dungan Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Estonian 1,200 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.0 % 4.9 %
 Georgian 7,100 Georgian Christianity 79.0 % 1.5 %
 German, Volga German 15,000 German, Standard Christianity 75.0 % 1.5 %
 Greek 4,800 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Luli 12,000 Domari Islam 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,200 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.0 % 5.7 %
 Ingush 700 Ingush Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Bukharic 3,800 Bukharic E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kabardian 1,400 Kabardian Islam 8.0 % 1.0 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat 800 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Karakalpak, Black Hat 549,000 Karakalpak Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 1,213,000 Kazakh Islam 0.2 % 0.2 %
Khemshin, Kemshili 1,500 Armenian Islam 8.0 % 0.5 %
Komi-Permyat 1,000 Komi-Permyak Christianity 42.0 % 1.0 %
Komi-Zyrian 900 Komi-Zyrian E Ethnic Religions 33.0 % 1.0 %
 Korean 275,000 Korean Christianity 32.0 % 16.8 %
 Kumyk 1,100 Kumyk Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 2,800 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Kyrgyz 263,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
 Lak 4,200 Lak Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Latvian 1,600 Latvian, Standard Christianity 62.0 % 7.0 %
 Lezgian 4,600 Lezgi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lithuanian 2,400 Lithuanian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
Mari, Low 4,500 Mari, Meadow Christianity 80.0 % 1.0 %
 Moldavian 4,500 Romanian Christianity 73.0 % 3.7 %
 Mordvinian 12,000 Erzya Christianity 55.0 % 1.0 %
Ossete 8,700 Ossetic Christianity 40.0 % 1.0 %
 Parsee 2,100 Parsi O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Parya 1,100 Parya Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Pashtun, Northern 2,500 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Persian 37,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Polish 3,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Russian 593,000 Russian Christianity 68.0 % 1.2 %
 South Asian, general 1,100 Hindi Hinduism 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Tabassarian 700 Tabassaran Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tajik 1,402,000 Tajiki Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Tatar 544,000 Tatar Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
 Tatar, Crimean 158,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tatar, Judeo-Crimean 600 Krimchak E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tatar, Khakass, Yenisei 400 Khakas Christianity 55.0 % 1.0 %
 Tatar, Shorian 400 Shor Christianity 75.0 % 1.1 %
 Turk 1,400 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 1,100 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turkmen, Turkoman 183,000 Turkmen Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Udmurt 3,700 Udmurt Christianity 58.0 % 1.0 %
 Ukrainian 39,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
 Uyghur 54,000 Uyghur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Northern 23,549,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  62 29,173,000 34     2.1 % 0.2 %  
Other reported groups: 6

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.2 %)
2.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.2 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
82.8 %
Non-Religious
14.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.8 %
Orthodox
77.9 %
Other Christian
0.1 %
Protestant
12.7 %
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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  • Church planting agencies in Uzbekistan
  • Christian ministry in Uzbekistan
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
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