Country: Yemen

Number of People Groups

28

People Groups Unreached

19

Total Population

26,220,000

Unreached Population

26,119,000

% Professing Christian

0.2%

% Evangelical

0.0 %

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
 Akhdam 1,339,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Americans, U.S. 8,400 English Christianity 82.0 % 28.0 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 11,000 Amharic Christianity 61.0 % 1.1 %
 Arab, Egyptian 93,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Arab, Gulf 19,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.6 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Hadrami 461,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 36,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 2.0 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Lebanese 42,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Omani 197,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Palestinian 28,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Sudanese 479,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.4 %
 Arab, Yemeni 6,330,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 British 4,100 English Christianity 61.0 % 9.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 German 7,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.0 % 2.0 %
 Hobyot Unknown Hobyot Islam 0.2 % 0.0 %
 Italian 600 Italian Christianity 80.0 % 1.0 %
 Mahra 54,000 Mehri Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Malay 56,000 Malay Islam 1.0 % 0.5 %
 Persian 42,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Russian 10,000 Russian Christianity 68.0 % 1.2 %
 Socotran 122,000 Soqotri Islam 0.4 % 0.2 %
 Somali 1,041,000 Somali Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 South Asian, general 281,000 Hindi Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Spaniard 7,900 Spanish Christianity 77.0 % 1.0 %
 Tigrai, Tigrinya 10,000 Tigrigna Christianity 96.0 % 0.3 %
 Tihami 4,673,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Yemeni, Northern 10,867,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  28 26,220,000 19     0.2 % 0.0 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 39,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 26,259,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.2 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
99.6 %
Non-Religious
0.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
2.7 %
Independent
5.4 %
Orthodox
39.0 %
Other Christian
3.9 %
Protestant
20.8 %
Roman Catholic
28.2 %
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

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