Country: Bahrain

Number of People Groups

17

People Groups Unreached

8 (47.1%)

Total Population

1,394,000

Unreached Population

1,088,000 (78.1%)

% Professing Christian

8.2%

% Evangelical

2.29 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

91 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 6,900 188,897,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 40.00 %
 Arab, Bahraini 751,000 766,000 Arabic, Baharna Spoken Islam 3.40 % 0.90 %
 Arab, general 135,000 1,861,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 8.50 % 2.50 %
 British 21,000 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 9.81 % 2.90 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 28,000 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 94.00 % 25.30 %
 Gujarati 28,000 1,639,000 Gujarati Hinduism 2.00 % 0.80 %
Jew, Arabic Speaking Unknown Unknown Arabic, Gulf Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kerinci 15,000 339,000 Kerinci Islam 1.50 % 0.05 %
 Korean 2,500 80,205,000 Korean Christianity 70.00 % 40.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 48,000 14,788,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Malayali 50,000 1,249,000 Malayalam Hinduism 40.00 % 1.50 %
 Persian 181,000 40,090,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 35,000 7,260,000 Tamil Hinduism 14.00 % 10.00 %
 Telugu 28,000 770,000 Telugu Hinduism 11.00 % 10.00 %
 Turk 1,400 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Urdu 63,000 1,751,000 Urdu Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
  Totals:  17 1,394,000       8   8.20 % 2.29 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 3,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 1,397,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.3 %)
8.2 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
6.8 %
Islam
83.8 %
Non-Religious
1.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
9.9 %
Independent
20.3 %
Orthodox
12.3 %
Other Christian
11.2 %
Protestant
9.7 %
Roman Catholic
36.5 %
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.

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 Bahrain. 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 Bahrain
  • Christian ministry in Bahrain
  • 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

Bahrain Statistics
People Groups 17
Unreached People Groups 8  (47.1%)
Population 1,394,000
Population in Unreached 1,088,000  (78.1%)
Urbanization 89%
Continent Asia
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code BA
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National Language Arabic, Baharna Spoken
Literacy Rate 91%
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 8.2%
Percent Evangelical 2.3%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 48 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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