Country: Algeria

Number of People Groups

41

People Groups Unreached

35

Total Population

39,782,000

Unreached Population

34,147,000

% Christian Adherent

1.5%

% Evangelical

1.4 %

Largest Religion

Islam (95.1%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 25,864,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.9 %
 Arab, Egyptian 16,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 11.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 4,200 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.7 % 0.7 %
 Arab, Moroccan 165,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.2 % 0.2 %
Bedouin, Chaamba 125,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Dui-Menia 75,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Laguat 75,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Nail 35,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Ruarha 75,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bedouin, Sidi 125,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bedouin, Suafa 119,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Tajakant 1,614,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Ziban 250,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Belarusian 400 Belarusan Christianity 70.0 % 3.5 %
Belbali 3,600 Korandje Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Figig 75,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Imazighen 1,501,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.4 % 0.4 %
 Berber, Kabyle 5,498,000 Kabyle Islam 6.0 % 5.5 %
 Berber, Menasser 75,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Mozabite 171,000 Tumzabt Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Northern Shilha 776,000 Tarifit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Shawiya 2,127,000 Tachawit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Berber, Taznatit 69,000 Taznatit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Berber, Tidikelt Tamzight 1,100 Tamazight, Tidikelt Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Tougourt 8,700 Tamazight, Temacine Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Chenoua 90,000 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 % 0.0 %
 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 6,300 Tagargrent Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Romani, Baltic 4,100 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Russian 400 Russian Christianity 70.0 % 0.3 %
 Saharawi 200,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shilha, Southern 288,000 Tachelhit Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Spaniard 2,000 Spanish Christianity 69.0 % 0.2 %
 Tuareg, Algerian 138,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tuareg, Hoggar 39,000 Tamahaq, Tahaggart Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 3,200 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  41 39,677,000 35     1.5 % 1.4 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
0.0%
Christianity
  Evangelical
1.5%
1.4%
Ethnic Religions
0.0%
Hinduism
0.0%
Islam
95.1%
Non-Religious
3.3%
Other / Small Religions
0.0%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
0.0%
Independent
92.2%
Protestant
2.8%
Roman Catholic
4.6%
Orthodox
0.3%
Other Christian
0.0%

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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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 such an organization. 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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