Country: Algeria

Number of People Groups

40

People Groups Unreached

36 (90.0%)

Total Population

40,309,000

Unreached Population

40,277,000 (99.9%)

% Professing Christian

1.0%

% Evangelical

0.88 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 26,315,000 34,085,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.90 %
 Arab, Egyptian 17,000 55,022,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 11.00 % 2.00 %
 Arab, Iraqi 4,300 16,374,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.70 % 0.70 %
 Arab, Moroccan 168,000 16,792,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.15 % 0.15 %
Bedouin, Chaamba 127,000 127,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Dui-Menia 76,000 76,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Laguat 76,000 76,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Nail 36,000 36,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Ruarha 76,000 76,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bedouin, Sidi 127,000 127,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
Bedouin, Suafa 121,000 121,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Tajakant 1,642,000 1,648,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Ziban 255,000 255,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Belbali 3,600 3,600 Korandje Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Berber, Figig 76,000 76,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Berber, Imazighen 1,527,000 4,277,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.38 % 0.38 %
 Berber, Kabyle 5,594,000 6,362,000 Kabyle Islam 2.00 % 1.60 %
 Berber, Menasser 76,000 76,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Berber, Mozabite 174,000 179,000 Tumzabt Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Berber, Northern Shilha 789,000 2,528,000 Tarifit Islam 0.02 % 0.01 %
 Berber, Shawiya 2,164,000 2,542,000 Tachawit Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Berber, Taznatit 11,000 11,000 Taznatit Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Berber, Tidikelt Tamzight 1,100 1,100 Tamazight, Tidikelt Islam 0.03 % 0.01 %
 Berber, Tougourt 8,900 8,900 Tamazight, Temacine Islam 0.05 % 0.04 %
 British 700 49,948,000 English Christianity 71.00 % 8.00 %
Chenoua 91,000 91,000 Chenoua Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chinese, general 33,000 7,944,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 1.00 % 0.80 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Algerian Sign Language Islam 0.28 % 0.20 %
 French 13,000 49,054,000 French Christianity 66.00 % 0.40 %
 Hausa 11,000 39,787,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Idaksahak 2,300 122,000 Tadaksahak Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jew, French 600 560,000 French Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ouargla 6,400 6,400 Tagargrent Islam 0.05 % 0.02 %
 Romani, Baltic 4,200 1,288,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.09 % 0.09 %
 Saharawi 204,000 612,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Shilha, Southern 293,000 3,569,000 Tachelhit Islam 0.09 % 0.00 %
 Spaniard 2,000 28,692,000 Spanish Christianity 69.00 % 0.20 %
 Tuareg, Algerian 141,000 183,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Tuareg, Hoggar 39,000 96,000 Tamahaq, Tahaggart Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 3,200 57,158,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  40 40,309,000       36   0.97 % 0.88 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 167,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 40,476,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.9 %)
1.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
95.7 %
Non-Religious
3.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
93.5 %
Orthodox
0.4 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
1.6 %
Roman Catholic
4.3 %
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 groups who live 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 number of Christians 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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