Country: Algeria

Number of People Groups

40

People Groups Unreached

35

Total Population

40,309,000

Unreached Population

34,684,000

% Professing Christian

1.5%

% Evangelical

1.4 %

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
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 26,315,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.9 %
 Arab, Egyptian 16,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 11.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 4,300 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.7 % 0.7 %
 Arab, Moroccan 168,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.2 % 0.2 %
Bedouin, Chaamba 127,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Dui-Menia 76,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Laguat 76,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Nail 36,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Ruarha 76,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bedouin, Sidi 127,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bedouin, Suafa 121,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Tajakant 1,642,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Ziban 255,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Belbali 3,600 Korandje Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Figig 76,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Imazighen 1,527,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.4 % 0.4 %
 Berber, Kabyle 5,594,000 Kabyle Islam 6.0 % 5.5 %
 Berber, Menasser 76,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Mozabite 174,000 Tumzabt Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Northern Shilha 789,000 Tarifit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Shawiya 2,164,000 Tachawit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Berber, Taznatit 11,000 Taznatit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Berber, Tidikelt Tamzight 1,100 Tamazight, Tidikelt Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Tougourt 8,900 Tamazight, Temacine Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 British 700 English Christianity 71.0 % 8.0 %
Chenoua 91,000 Chenoua Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chinese, general 33,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 1.0 % 0.8 %
Deaf Unknown Algerian Sign Language Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
 French 12,000 French Christianity 66.0 % 0.4 %
 Hausa 11,000 Hausa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Idaksahak 2,300 Tadaksahak Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, French 600 French E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ouargla 6,400 Tagargrent Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Romani, Baltic 4,200 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Saharawi 204,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shilha, Southern 293,000 Tachelhit Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Spaniard 2,000 Spanish Christianity 69.0 % 0.2 %
 Tuareg, Algerian 141,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tuareg, Hoggar 40,000 Tamahaq, Tahaggart Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 3,200 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  40 40,309,000 35     1.5 % 1.4 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 167,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 40,476,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.4 %)
1.5 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
95.1 %
Non-Religious
3.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
92.2 %
Orthodox
0.3 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
2.8 %
Roman Catholic
4.6 %
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 Algeria. 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 Algeria
  • Christian ministry in Algeria
  • 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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