People Groups Resource

GET - https://joshuaproject.net/api/v2/people_groups?api_key=yourkey
Sample

Connected Data

Include connected_data(s) by specifying "connected_data=" in your URL: ?connected_data=jplanguages...

Fields: If you specify fields to return (see below) this will apply to connected_data also. The fields you specify will be evaluated for the original and each connected_data objects


Value Description Response Notes
jplanguages Full language data for each people group's primary language Response: One object for each people group with language data for each people group.
jpaltnames Alternate names of people group Response: An object for each alternate name with 'PeopleID3' and 'AltPeopName'.
jpcountries Full country data for each people group Response: One object for each people group name with all fields from the jpcountries table.
jpvideos Full video data if a people group has a video Response: One object for each people group name with all fields from the jpvideos table.
Fields

By default all fields returned. Set the fields you need with URL parameter: ?fields=fields (add more by separating with a pipe | )'

Query Parameters

Query by any field below. Check the 'Values' column for possible field values. To query by more than one value per field, separate values with a pipe | . For example: ?ROG3=BG|IN|BN

Custom Comparison Fields
Comparison Field Description
min_population Minimum population of the people group
max_population Max population of the people group

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Field Type Description Values (value description) Notes
PeopleID3ROG3 varchar(10) Unique Key - PeopleID3 and ROG3
Locate on people group profile
ROG3 varchar(2) FIPS-2 country code
Ctry varchar(50) Country name
CtryShort varchar(50) Short country name
Locate on people group profile
CtryLiteracyRate int(11) Country literacy rate value
Locate on people group profile
CtryLiteracySource varchar(50) Country literacy rate source
Locate on people group profile
PeopleID3 int(11) People-Group-Across-Countries ID number
Locate on people group profile
ROP3 int(11) Registry of Peoples - People Group ID
Locate on people group profile
PeopNameInCountry varchar(75) Name of people group in this country
Locate on people group profile
PeopNameAcrossCountries varchar(75) Name of people group across countries of residence
Locate on people group profile
Population int(11) Population in this country
Locate on people group profile
ROG2 varchar(3) Registry of Geographic Places continent code
Continent varchar(50) Continent
RegionCode int(11) Region code for this country
RegionName varchar(50) Region name
Locate on people group profile
10_40Window varchar(1) Y = in 10/40 Window
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
LocationInCountry longtext Location of people within the country
Locate on people group profile
PeopleID1 int(11) Affinity Bloc code
AffinityBloc varchar(50) Affinity Bloc for this people group
PeopleID2 int(11) People cluster code
PeopleCluster varchar(50) People cluster
JPScalePC varchar(1) JPScale, people cluster
More Information
PopulationPGAC int(11) Population forthis PeopleGroup-Across-Countries
Locate on people group profile
JPScalePGAC varchar(1) JPScale, People-Group-Across-Countries
More Information
JPScale varchar(1) See http://www.joshuaproject.net/definitions.php
More Information
JPScaleTemp int(11)
Locate on people group profile
LeastReached varchar(1) Y = Least Reached / unreached. JPScale < 2.0
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
Frontier varchar(1) Frontier People Group
Locate on people group profile
WorkersNeeded int(11) Estimated workers needed based on 1:50,000
Locate on people group profile
Subgroups varchar(255)
Locate on people group profile
ROL3 varchar(3) Ethnologue language code, 17th Edition
Locate on people group profile
PrimaryLanguageName varchar(50) Primary language in this country
Locate on people group profile
ROL4 int(11) Dialect code
Locate on people group profile
PrimaryLanguageDialect varchar(75) Primary language dialect in this country
Locate on people group profile
Written varchar(1) Y = language is written
Locate on people group profile
BibleStatus int(11) Bible status
Locate on people group profile
NumberLanguagesSpoken int(11) Number of languages spoken by this people group in this country
Locate on people group profile
RLG3 int(11) Primary religion code
Locate on people group profile
PrimaryReligion varchar(50) Primary religion in this country
RLG4 int(11) Religion subdivision code
Locate on people group profile
ReligionSubdivision varchar(50) Subdivision of the primary religion
Locate on people group profile
PercentAdherents decimal(19,3) % Christian Adherents for this people group
Locate on people group profile
CountAdherents int(11)
Locate on people group profile
PercentEvangelical decimal(19,3) % Evangelical for this people group
Locate on people group profile
CountEvangelical int(11)
Locate on people group profile
PCBuddhism double Percent Buddhist
Locate on people group profile
PCDblyProfessing double Percent Doubly Professing
Locate on people group profile
PCEthnicReligions double Percent Ethnic Religions
Locate on people group profile
PCHinduism double Percent Hindu
Locate on people group profile
PCIslam double Percent Muslim
Locate on people group profile
PCNonReligious double Percent Non-religious
Locate on people group profile
PCOtherSmall double Percent Other / Small
Locate on people group profile
PCUnknown double Percent Unknown
Locate on people group profile
PCAnglican double Percent Anglican
Locate on people group profile
PCIndependent double Percent Independent
Locate on people group profile
PCProtestant double Percent Protestant
Locate on people group profile
PCOrthodox double Percent Orthodox
Locate on people group profile
PCOtherChristian double Percent Other Christian
Locate on people group profile
PCRomanCatholic double Percent Roman Catholic
Locate on people group profile
IndigenousCode varchar(1) Is this group indigenous to this country
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
CasteClass varchar(25)
Locate on people group profile
LRofTheDayYear int(11)
Locate on people group profile
Photo varchar(1) Does photo exist
Locate on people group profile
PhotoAddress varchar(25) Photo file name
Locate on people group profile
PhotoGood varchar(1) High quality photo
Locate on people group profile
PhotoCredits varchar(255) Photo source, text for credits display
Locate on people group profile
PhotoCreditURL varchar(255) Photo source link, hyperlink for credits display
Locate on people group profile
PhotoCreativeCommons varchar(1) Does photo have creative commons licensing
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
PhotoCopyright varchar(1) Is photo copyrighted
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
Map varchar(1) Does map exist
Locate on people group profile
MapAddress varchar(25) Map file name
Locate on people group profile
MapCredits varchar(255) Map source, text for credits display
Locate on people group profile
MapCreditURL varchar(255) Map source link, hyperlink for credits display
Locate on people group profile
MapCopyright varchar(1) Is map copyrighted
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
GSEC varchar(1) Global Status of Evangelical Christianity, see http://www.joshuaproject.net/definitions.php
Locate on people group profile
JF varchar(1) Y = Jesus film exists in this language
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
AudioRecordings varchar(1) Y = gospel audio recordings exist in this language
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
NTOnline varchar(50) Y = Bible.is has online NT
Locate on people group profile
GospelRadio varchar(1) Y = Gospel radio available in this language
Locate on people group profile
PEID int(11)
Locate on people group profile
Longitude double Longitude value of language polygon or highest density district centroid, for Google maps colored do
Locate on people group profile
Latitude double Latitude value of language polygon or highest density district centroid, for Google maps colored dot
Locate on people group profile

Unreached People of The Day Resource

GET - https://joshuaproject.net/api/v2/upgotd?api_key=yourkey

       ** Make sure to include paramater 'ROL3Profile' to request only the language you need


Sample

Connected Data

Include connected_data(s) by specifying "connected_data=" in your URL: ?connected_data=jppeoples...

Fields: If you specify fields to return (see below) this will apply to connected_data also. The fields you specify will be evaluated for the original and each connected_data objects


Value Description Response Notes
jppeoples Full people group data each people Response: One object for each people group.
Fields

By default all fields returned. Set the fields you need with URL parameter: ?fields=fields (add more by separating with a pipe | )'

Query Parameters

Query by any field below. Check the 'Values' column for possible field values. To query by more than one value per field, separate values with a pipe | . For example: ?ROG3=BG|IN|BN

Custom Comparison Fields
Comparison Field Description
min_population Minimum population of the people group
max_population Max population of the people group

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Field Type Description Values (value description) Notes
ROL3Profile varchar(3)
LRofTheDayYear int(11)
Locate on people group profile
LRofTheDayMonth int(11) Unreached People of the Day month 1-12
Locate on people group profile
LRofTheDayDay int(11) Unreached People of the Day day 1-31
Locate on people group profile
ROG2 varchar(5) Registry of Geographic Places continent code
RegionName varchar(75) Region name
Locate on people group profile
RegionCode varchar(2) Region code for this country
Continent varchar(50) Continent
ROG3 varchar(2) FIPS-2 country code
Ctry varchar(50) Country name
10_40Window varchar(1) Y = in 10/40 Window
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
PeopleID1 varchar(5) Affinity Bloc code
AffinityBloc varchar(50) Affinity Bloc for this people group
PeopleID2 varchar(5) People cluster code
PeopleCluster varchar(50) People cluster
PeopleID3 int(11) People-Group-Across-Countries ID number
Locate on people group profile
PeopNameInCountry varchar(75) Name of people group in this country
Locate on people group profile
PeopNameAcrossCountries varchar(75) Name of people group across countries of residence
Locate on people group profile
Pronunciation varchar(255) People name pronunciation
Locate on people group profile
Population int(11) Population in this country
Locate on people group profile
WorldPopulation double
Locate on people group profile
ROL3 varchar(3) Ethnologue language code, 17th Edition
Locate on people group profile
PrimaryLanguageName varchar(50) Primary language in this country
Locate on people group profile
RLG3 int(11) Primary religion code
Locate on people group profile
PrimaryReligion varchar(50) Primary religion in this country
LeastReached varchar(1) Y = Least Reached / unreached. JPScale < 2.0
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
JPScale varchar(1) See http://www.joshuaproject.net/definitions.php
More Information
PercentAdherents double % Christian Adherents for this people group
Locate on people group profile
PercentEvangelical double % Evangelical for this people group
Locate on people group profile
ChristFollowers varchar(50)
Locate on people group profile
JF varchar(1) Y = Jesus film exists in this language
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
AudioRecordings varchar(1) Y = gospel audio recordings exist in this language
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
GospelRadio varchar(1) Y = Gospel radio available in this language
Locate on people group profile
PhotoAddress varchar(25) Photo file name
Locate on people group profile
PhotoCredits varchar(100) Photo source, text for credits display
Locate on people group profile
PhotoCopyright varchar(1) Is photo copyrighted
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
PhotoCreditURL varchar(255) Photo source link, hyperlink for credits display
Locate on people group profile
PhotoCreativeCommons varchar(1) Does photo have creative commons licensing
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
PhotoPermission varchar(1) Does Joshua Project have permission to use this photo
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
MapAddress varchar(25) Map file name
Locate on people group profile
MapAddressExpanded varchar(25) Map file name for large version
Locate on people group profile
MapCredits varchar(100) Map source, text for credits display
Locate on people group profile
MapCopyright varchar(1) Is map copyrighted
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
MapCreditURL varchar(255) Map source link, hyperlink for credits display
Locate on people group profile
ScriptureReference varchar(255)
Locate on people group profile
Longitude double Longitude value of language polygon or highest density district centroid, for Google maps colored do
Locate on people group profile
Latitude double Latitude value of language polygon or highest density district centroid, for Google maps colored dot
Locate on people group profile
LRofTheDaySet int(11) Unreached People of the Day set 1 or 2
Locate on people group profile

Countries

GET - https://joshuaproject.net/api/v2/countries?api_key=yourkey

Sample

Connected Data

Include connected_data(s) by specifying "connected_data=" in your URL: ?connected_data=jplanguages...

Fields: If you specify fields to return (see below) this will apply to connected_data also. The fields you specify will be evaluated for the original and each connected_data objects


Value Description Response Notes
jplanguages Full language data for country's primary language Response: One object for each country.
Fields

By default all fields returned. Set the fields you need with URL parameter: ?fields=fields (add more by separating with a pipe | )'

Query Parameters

Query by any field below. Check the 'Values' column for possible field values. To query by more than one value per field, separate values with a pipe | . For example: ?ROG3=BG|IN|BN

Custom Comparison Fields
Comparison Field Description
min_population Minimum population of the country
max_population Max population of the country

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Field Type Description Values (value description) Notes
ROG3 varchar(2) 2 digit FIPS code for country: FIPS PUB 10-4
ISO3 varchar(3) ISO 3 character code for country
Locate on country profile
ISO2 varchar(2) ISO 2 character code for country
Locate on country profile
OWCountryCode varchar(4) Operation World country code
Locate on country profile
ROG2 varchar(3) Continent code
Continent varchar(50) Continent
RegionCode int(11) Ethne Regions
RegionName varchar(40) Region name
Locate on country profile
Ctry varchar(50) Country name
CtryShort varchar(255) Short country name
Locate on country profile
Ctry_es varchar(50) Country name Spanish
Locate on country profile
Ctry_de varchar(50) Country name German
Locate on country profile
Ctry_pt varchar(50) Country name Portuguese
Locate on country profile
Ctry_fr varchar(50) Country name French
Locate on country profile
Ctry_id varchar(50) Country name Indonesia
Locate on country profile
Ctry_cn varchar(50) Country name Chinese
Locate on country profile
Ctry_ko varchar(50) Country name Korean
Locate on country profile
Population int(11) Populations mostly per latest UN
Locate on country profile
PopulationSource varchar(35) Population Source
Locate on country profile
PoplGrowthRate double Population Annual Growth Rate
Locate on country profile
10_40Window varchar(1) Part of 10/40 Window according to Window International Network (WIN)
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
ROL3OfficialLanguage varchar(3) Code for official language for this country
Locate on country profile
OfficialLang varchar(50) Official language name for this country
Locate on country profile
RLG3Primary int(11) Code for primary Religion for this country
Locate on country profile
ReligionPrimary varchar(50) Primary Religion for this country
Locate on country profile
RLG4Primary int(11) Code for primary Religion sub-division for this country
Locate on country profile
ReligionSubdivision varchar(50) Primary Religion sub-division for this country
Locate on country profile
EthnolinguisticMap varchar(100) Link to Ethnolinguistic map exist at Univ of Texas map collection website
Locate on country profile
PercentChristianity double Percent Christian Adherent from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentEvangelical double Percent Evangelical from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentBuddhism double Percent Buddhism from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentDoublyProfessing double Percent Doubly Professing from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentEthnicReligions double Percent Ethnic Religions from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentHinduism double Percent Hindu from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentIslam double Percent Islam from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentNonReligious double Percent Non-religious from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentOtherSmall double Percent Other / Small from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentUnknown double Percent Unknown from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentAnglican double Percent Anglican from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentIndependent double Percent Independent from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentProtestant double Percent Protestant from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentOrthodox double Percent Orthodox from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentOther double Percent Other from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
PercentRomanCatholic double Percent Roman Catholic from summing people group values
Locate on country profile
CntPeoples int(11) Count of people groups
Locate on country profile
PoplPeoples double Population of people groups, should be very close to field Population
Locate on country profile
CntPeoplesLR int(11) Count of people groups considered unreached
Locate on country profile
PoplPeoplesLR double Population of people groups considered unreached
Locate on country profile
JPScaleCtry varchar(255) Joshua Project Progress Scale for overall country
Locate on country profile
EthnologueCountryCode varchar(2) Ethnologue code for country
Locate on country profile
EthnologueMapExists varchar(1) Ethnologue language map exists for this country
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
UNMap varchar(200) Link to UN Political map in PDF format
Locate on country profile
PersecutionRankingODLink varchar(255)
Locate on country profile
GodReportsURL varchar(255)
Locate on country profile
BibleSocietyURL varchar(255)
Locate on country profile
WorkersNeeded int(11) Estimated workers needed based on 1:50,000
Locate on country profile

Languages

GET - https://joshuaproject.net/api/v2/languages?api_key=yourkey

Sample
Fields

By default all fields returned. Set the fields you need with URL parameter: ?fields=fields (add more by separating with a pipe | )'

Query Parameters

Query by any field below. Check the 'Values' column for possible field values. To query by more than one value per field, separate values with a pipe | . For example: ?ROG3=BG|IN|BN

Custom Comparison Fields
Comparison Field Description
min_population Minimum spearkers of language
max_population Max speakers of language

click to sort

Field Type Description Values (value description) Notes
ROL3 varchar(3) Language Code (ISO and Ethnologue)
Locate on language profile
Language varchar(50) Language Name
Locate on language profile
BibleStatus int(11) Bible translation status: 0=Questionable translation need; 1=None, definite need; 2=Portions: 3=NT;
Locate on language profile
BibleYear varchar(50) Year of complete Bible translation (BibleStatus=4)
Locate on language profile
NTYear varchar(50) Year of NT translation (BibleStatus=3)
Locate on language profile
PortionsYear varchar(50) Year of portions translation (BibleStatus=2)
Locate on language profile
JF varchar(1) Jesus Film available
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
JF_URL varchar(255) Jesus Film link
Locate on language profile
JF_ID varchar(50) Jesus Film ID number
Locate on language profile
Online varchar(3) Jesus Film available online
Locate on language profile
GRN_URL varchar(255) Global Recordings Network link
Locate on language profile
AudioRecordings varchar(1) Global Recordings Network available
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
FourLaws varchar(1)
Locate on language profile
FourLaws_URL varchar(255)
Locate on language profile
YouVersion_ID varchar(50) YouVersion Bible ID
Locate on language profile
YouVersion_URL varchar(255) YouVersion Bible link
Locate on language profile
JPScale varchar(1) Joshua Project Scale
More Information
PercentAdherents double Percent Christian Adherents estimate based on people group data
Locate on language profile
PercentEvangelical double Percent Evangelicals estimate based on people group data
Locate on language profile
LeastReached varchar(1) Considered Least-reached / unreached based on people group data
'Y' (yes)     'N' (no)
JPPopulation int(11) Population of groups speaking this as primary language
Locate on language profile
RLG3 int(11) Largest religion code based on people groups primary religion
Locate on language profile
PrimaryReligion varchar(50) Largest religion name based on people groups primary religion
NbrPGICs int(11) Number of people groups speaking this as primary language
Locate on language profile
NbrCountries int(11) Number of countries this language is spoken in based on people group data
Locate on language profile