Country: Kuwait

Number of People Groups

30

People Groups Unreached

17

Total Population

3,214,000

Unreached Population

2,598,000

% Professing Christian

8.1%

% Evangelical

1.0 %

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, Arabized Blacks 52,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.3 %
 Americans, U.S. 6,400 English Christianity 79.0 % 28.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 65,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 12.0 % 3.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 114,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 5.0 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Jordanian 312,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 5.0 % 1.0 %
 Arab, Kuwait 1,304,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 2.0 % 0.4 %
 Arab, Lebanese 108,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 30.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Najdi Bedouin 294,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Omani 16,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Palestinian 56,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 11.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Syrian 16,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Yemeni 6,600 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 6,200 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
 Assyrian 6,400 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 92.0 % 1.0 %
 British 8,400 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 3.0 % 1.5 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 111,000 Tagalog Christianity 93.0 % 12.0 %
 French 6,500 French Christianity 62.0 % 1.0 %
 Greek 1,300 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,900 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.0 % 4.0 %
 Khoja 2,600 Gujarati Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kurd, Central 313,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Mahra, Mehri 21,000 Mehri Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Malayali 222,000 Malayalam Hinduism 14.0 % 2.0 %
 Persian 137,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 3.5 % 0.2 %
 Punjabi 9,800 Panjabi, Eastern O Other / Small 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Tamil 3,600 Tamil Hinduism 5.0 % 1.0 %
 Telugu 500 Telugu Hinduism 4.0 % 1.0 %
 Turk 7,800 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Urdu 3,300 Urdu Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
  Totals:  30 3,214,000 17     8.1 % 1.0 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 48,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 3,262,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.7 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.0 %)
8.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
3.9 %
Islam
86.2 %
Non-Religious
0.5 %
Other / Small Religions
0.6 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
1.2 %
Independent
8.7 %
Orthodox
19.0 %
Other Christian
1.8 %
Protestant
9.6 %
Roman Catholic
59.7 %
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 Kuwait. 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 Kuwait
  • Christian ministry in Kuwait
  • 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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