Country: Albania

Number of People Groups

15

People Groups Unreached

3 (20.0%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

2,849,000

Population in Unreached

39,000 (1.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

33.6%

% Evangelical

0.60%

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 2,728,000 5,160,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 33.00 % 0.58 % -
 Americans, U.S. 2,000 191,659,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 33.00 % -
 Anglo-Canadian 800 17,027,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 10.50 % -
 Aromanian 7,200 304,000 Aromanian Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 % -
Deaf 14,000 46,968,000 Albanian Sign Language Islam 30.47 % -
Egyptian, Balkan 2,900 22,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
European, general 6,300 245,000 English Christianity 65.00 % 0.50 % -
 Gorani 35,000 56,000 Serbian Islam 5.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Greek 27,000 10,261,000 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.20 % -
 Italian 7,700 38,277,000 Italian Christianity 87.00 % 1.10 % -
 Macedonian 5,400 1,926,000 Macedonian Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Montenegrin 1,300 350,000 Serbian Christianity 70.00 % 0.14 % -
 Romani, Vlax 7,200 1,141,000 Romani, Vlax Islam 25.00 % 6.00 % -
 Serb 1,300 8,375,000 Serbian Christianity 69.00 % 0.05 % -
 Turk 1,700 61,304,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  15 2,849,000         3 33.64 % 0.60 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 32,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 2,881,000                
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Provinces 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 2,881,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 9,975.4 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 26,617.0 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 7,167.8 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 3,988.3 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
2,849,000
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Albanian Sign Language sqk 1 0 Translation Needed
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 Complete Bible
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 9 10 9 7

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.6 %)
33.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
54.6 %
Non-Religious
11.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.0 %
Orthodox
43.4 %
Other Christian
2.8 %
Protestant
0.5 %
Roman Catholic
50.9 %
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.

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Albania Statistics
People Groups 15
Unreached People Groups 3  (20.0%)
Population 2,849,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.2%
Population in Unreached 39,000  (1.4%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 33.6%
Percent Evangelical 0.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 60%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code AL
Official Language(s) Albanian, Gheg
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 85,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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