Country: Bosnia-Herzegovina

Number of People Groups


People Groups Unreached

3 (23.1%)




Population in Unreached

1,781,000 (47.1%)

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
Albanian, general 4,200 657,000 Albanian, Tosk Christianity 40.00 % 0.10 %
 Aromanian 380,000 680,000 Aromanian Christianity 84.00 % 0.80 %
 Bosniak 1,741,000 2,890,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 0.02 %
 British 500 51,406,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
 Croat 529,000 5,201,000 Croatian Christianity 93.90 % 0.10 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 40.98 % 0.10 %
 Greek 1,800 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 %
 Italian 4,100 37,691,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 0.50 %
Jew, Serbian Speaking 500 2,400 Serbian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Montenegrin 8,600 364,000 Serbian Christianity 70.00 % 0.10 %
 Romani, Vlax 4,000 1,125,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 60.00 % 0.50 %
 Serb 1,065,000 8,906,000 Serbian Christianity 79.50 % 0.05 %
 Turk 40,000 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  13 3,779,000       3   44.42 % 0.16 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 14,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 3,793,000              
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Prayer Cards
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Language Code # Peoples
# Unreached
NT Text
NT Audio
Jesus Film
Albanian, Tosk als 1 0 Complete Bible
Aromanian rup 1 0 Bible Portions
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete Bible
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 New Testament
Serbian srp 3 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0
Totals: 11 13 3   8 7 10 9 6

0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.2 %)
44.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
0.0 %
45.6 %
9.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
0.0 %

0.0 %
0.0 %
50.5 %
Other Christian
0.5 %
0.1 %
Roman Catholic
29.8 %

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 Bosnia-Herzegovina. 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 Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Christian ministry in Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • 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 Bosnia-Herzegovina or Eastern Europe and Eurasia. 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 Bosnia-Herzegovina Size
CrossWorld Medium
Elim Fellowship Medium
European Christian Mission International, USA Medium
LifeWind Medium
In Eastern Europe and Eurasia Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Anglican Frontier Missions 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
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Church of North America - Missions Small
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
Eastern European Outreach Small
Educational Services International Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Galcom International Small
GO International Small
InterComm Small
International Christian Ministries Canada Small
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Medium
Mailbox Club International Small
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Hope International Medium
One Mission Society Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
People International USA Medium
Pioneers Medium
Salvation Army Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Bosnia-Herzegovina Statistics
People Groups 13
Unreached People Groups 3  (23.1%)
Population 3,779,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.2%
Population in Unreached 1,781,000  (47.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 37 to 44
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 44.4%
Percent Evangelical 0.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 40%
Continent Europe
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code BK
Official National Language Bosnian
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 76,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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