Country: West Bank / Gaza

Number of People Groups

19

People Groups Unreached

8

Total Population

4,519,000

Unreached Population

4,411,000

% Christian Adherent

1.7%

% Evangelical

0.1 %

Largest Religion

Islam (87.4%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Adyghe 4,100 Adyghe Islam 0.3 % 0.0 %
 Americans, U.S. 2,300 English Christianity 77.0 % 35.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 23,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.0 % 3.0 %
 Arab, Palestinian 4,039,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Syrian 23,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 5.0 % 0.1 %
Aramaic, West 4,800 Western Neo-Aramaic Christianity 63.0 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 2,700 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
 Assyrian 4,700 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 94.0 % 2.0 %
 Bedouin, Levantine 19,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.2 % 0.0 %
 British 13,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 9.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 2.0 % 0.0 %
 French 3,600 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 German 3,200 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.0 %
 Greek 4,000 Greek Christianity 90.0 % 0.4 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Nawar 9,300 Domari Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Italian 4,800 Italian Christianity 80.0 % 1.0 %
 Jew, Israeli 316,000 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Russian 1,800 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
 Samaritan 900 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  19 4,479,000 8     1.7 % 0.1 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
0.0%
Christianity
  Evangelical
1.7%
0.1%
Ethnic Religions
8.7%
Hinduism
0.0%
Islam
87.4%
Non-Religious
0.3%
Other / Small Religions
1.9%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
0.5%
Independent
2.5%
Protestant
8.3%
Roman Catholic
26.4%
Orthodox
49.8%
Other Christian
12.5%

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

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in West Bank / Gaza. 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 West Bank / Gaza
  • Christian ministry in West Bank / Gaza
  • 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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