Country: Albania

Number of People Groups

15

People Groups Unreached

3 (20.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

2,794,000

Population in Unreached

39,000 (1.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

33.68%

% Evangelical

0.61%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.6%
Map Notes

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed
 Albanian 2,676,000 5,119,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 33.00 % 0.58 % -
 Americans, U.S. 2,000 197,948,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 33.00 % -
 Anglo-Canadian 800 17,345,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 10.50 % -
 Aromanian 7,100 308,000 Aromanian Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 % -
 Deaf 14,000 50,266,000 Albanian Sign Language Islam 30.47 % -
 Egyptian, Balkan 2,900 20,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
 European, general 6,100 255,000 English Christianity 65.00 % 0.50 % -
 Gorani 34,000 54,000 Serbian Islam 5.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Greek 27,000 10,384,000 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.20 % -
 Italian 7,500 37,639,000 Italian Christianity 87.00 % 1.10 % -
 Macedonian 5,300 1,954,000 Macedonian Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Montenegrin 1,300 354,000 Serbian Christianity 70.00 % 0.14 % -
 Romani, Vlax 7,100 1,169,000 Romani, Vlax Islam 25.00 % 6.00 % -
 Serb 1,300 8,286,000 Serbian Christianity 69.00 % 0.05 % -
 Turk 1,700 67,389,000 Turkish Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  15 2,794,000         3 33.68 % 0.61 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 32,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 2,826,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Berat 142,000
Dibër 137,000
Durrës 263,000
Elbasan 296,000
Fier 310,000
Gjirokastër 72,000
Korçë 220,000
Kukës 85,000
Lezhë 134,000
Shkodër 215,000
Tiranë 749,000
Vlorë 176,000
Provinces:  12 2,799,000
UN Country Population 2,826,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Albanian Sign Language sqk 1 0 Translation Needed
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 New Testament
Albanian, Tosk als 1 1 Complete Bible
Aromanian rup 1 0 Bible Portions
English eng 3 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 3 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 11 15 3   10 8 10 9 8
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 Albania. 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 Albania
  • Christian ministry in Albania
  • 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

Albania Statistics
People Groups 15
Unreached People Groups 3  (20.0%)
Population 2,794,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.2%
Population in Unreached 39,000  (1.4%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 33.7%
Percent Evangelical 0.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 64%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code AL
Official Language(s) Albanian, Gheg
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 56,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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