Country: Armenia

Number of People Groups


People Groups Unreached

5 (27.8%)




Population in Unreached

52,000 (1.7%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian


% Evangelical


Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Primary Religion % Christian
 Armenian 2,910,000 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 96.00 % 9.00 %
 Assyrian 2,700 666,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 88.00 % 0.40 %
 Azerbaijani 15,000 9,988,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Belarusian 900 10,061,000 Belarusian Christianity 50.00 % 1.80 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Armenian Sign Language Christianity 94.43 % 8.70 %
 Georgian 600 3,251,000 Georgian Christianity 78.00 % 0.80 %
 Greek 900 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 800 564,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 2,000 15,021,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.50 %
 Moldavian 600 3,924,000 Romanian Christianity 82.00 % 4.70 %
 Mordvinian 500 110,000 Erzya Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 %
Romani, Armenian Bosha Unknown Unknown Lomavren Christianity 50.00 % 4.00 %
 Romanian 600 20,461,000 Romanian Christianity 84.00 % 7.50 %
 Russian 11,000 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 62.00 % 0.80 %
 Tatar 500 6,363,000 Tatar Islam 1.50 % 0.00 %
Udin 200 9,600 Udi Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 %
 Ukrainian 1,100 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 78.80 % 5.00 %
 Yazidi 34,000 701,000 Kurdish, Northern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  18 2,981,000       5   94.16 % 8.65 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 51,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 3,032,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
# Unreached
NT Text
NT Audio
Jesus Film
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Armenian Sign Language aen 1 0
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Erzya myv 1 0 New Testament
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 2 2 Complete Bible
Lomavren rmi 1 0
Romanian ron 2 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Udi udi 1 0 Bible Portions
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 16 18 5   6 11 12 12 7

0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.6 %)
94.2 %
Ethnic Religions
1.1 %
0.0 %
0.5 %
4.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
0.0 %

0.0 %
1.6 %
92.7 %
Other Christian
0.7 %
0.4 %
Roman Catholic
4.6 %

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 Armenia. 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 Armenia
  • Christian ministry in Armenia
  • 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

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Armenia or Central Asia. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.

In Central Asia Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc. Medium
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Asia Evangelistic Fellowship International Medium
Asian Outreach, U.S.A. Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
BMS World Mission Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Canadian Baptist International Ministries Medium
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Brethren Assemblies Large
Church Leadership Development International Small
Church Mission Society Medium
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church Resource Ministries Medium
Church World Service Medium
CLC International Medium
CLC Ministries International Small
Commission to Every Nation Medium
Converge Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
Crossover Communications Small
EFCA International Mission Medium
Elim Fellowship Medium
Entrust Medium
EQUIP Foundation Small
Evangelical Covenant Church Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Small
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Frontiers Medium
Galcom International Small
Global InterAction Medium
Global Recordings Network Medium
GO International Small
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Gospel Fellowship Association Medium
Gospel Furthering Fellowship Small
InterAct - Evangeliska Frikyrkan Medium
InterComm Small
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students Large
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Interserve Medium
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Medium
Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission) Medium
Literacy and Evangelism International Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Mennonite Mission Network Medium
Mission Ministries Medium
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Mission Systems International Medium
OMF International (Overseas Missionary Fellowship) Large
Open Air Campaigners (OAC) Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
Open Doors International Medium
Operation Mobilization Large
Partners in Asian Missions Medium
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Medium
Pioneers Medium
Reformed Baptist Mission Services Small
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission) Medium
Team Expansion Medium
Tearfund Medium
Tentmakers International Small
The Leprosy Mission Medium
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
WEC International Large
World Harvest Now, Incorporated Small
World Horizons Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Wycliffe Bible Translators Large
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Armenia Statistics
People Groups 18
Unreached People Groups 5  (27.8%)
Population 2,981,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.2%
Population in Unreached 52,000  (1.7%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 5 to 10
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 94.2%
Percent Evangelical 8.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.4%
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 63%
Continent Europe
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window No
Country Code AM
National Bible Society Website
Official National Language(s) Armenian
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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