Country: West Bank / Gaza

Number of People Groups

20

People Groups Unreached

8

Total Population

4,621,000

Unreached Population

4,550,000

% Professing Christian

1.7%

% Evangelical

0.1 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Adyghe 4,200 Adyghe Islam 0.3 % 0.0 %
 Americans, U.S. 2,400 English Christianity 77.0 % 35.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 23,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.0 % 3.0 %
 Arab, Palestinian 4,166,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Syrian 24,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 5.0 % 0.1 %
Aramaic, West 4,900 Western Neo-Aramaic Christianity 63.0 % 0.2 %
 Armenian 2,800 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
 Assyrian 4,800 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 % 0.1 %
 French 3,700 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 German 3,300 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.0 %
 Greek 4,100 Greek Christianity 90.0 % 0.4 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Nawar 9,600 Domari Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Italian 4,900 Italian Christianity 80.0 % 1.0 %
 Jew, Israeli 325,000 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Romanian 1,900 Romanian Christianity 75.0 % 5.0 %
 Russian 1,900 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
 Samaritan 1,000 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  20 4,621,000 8     1.7 % 0.1 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 40,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 4,661,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
1.7 %
Ethnic Religions
8.7 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
87.4 %
Non-Religious
0.3 %
Other / Small Religions
1.9 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.5 %
Independent
2.5 %
Orthodox
48.9 %
Other Christian
12.2 %
Protestant
8.2 %
Roman Catholic
25.9 %
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 these organizations. 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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