Country: Belarus

Number of People Groups

26

People Groups Unreached

5 (19.2%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

9,405,000

Population in Unreached

25,000 (0.3%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

69.4%

% Evangelical

1.68%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.0%
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 *
 Armenian 8,300 6,249,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 80.00 % 0.70 % -
 Azerbaijani 5,400 9,893,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bashkir 1,200 1,710,000 Bashkort Islam 7.00 % 0.50 % -
 Belarusian 8,058,000 10,003,000 Belarusian Christianity 69.45 % 1.82 % -
 Bulgarian 900 6,817,000 Bulgarian Christianity 60.00 % 1.80 % -
 Chuvash 3,300 1,509,000 Chuvash Christianity 35.00 % 0.20 % -
Deaf 47,000 47,601,000 Language unknown Christianity 70.53 % -
 Estonian 800 1,085,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.00 % 5.00 % -
 Georgian 2,900 3,514,000 Georgian Non-Religious 45.00 % 1.40 % -
 German 3,300 66,334,000 German, Standard Christianity 70.00 % 30.00 % -
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-speaking 7,000 421,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Karelian 1,000 76,000 Karelian Christianity 60.00 % 6.00 % -
 Kazakh 2,300 15,659,000 Kazakh Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korean 1,000 80,920,000 Korean Non-Religious 30.00 % 15.00 % -
 Latvian 1,000 1,442,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 58.00 % 7.00 % -
 Lithuanian 4,900 2,804,000 Lithuanian Christianity 76.00 % 0.30 % -
 Moldavian 4,900 3,875,000 Romanian Christianity 75.00 % 9.00 % -
 Mordvinian 2,600 106,000 Erzya Christianity 60.00 % 0.30 % -
 Ossetic 800 575,000 Ossetic Christianity 40.00 % 1.00 % -
 Polish 291,000 41,069,000 Polish Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 % -
Romani, Baltic 12,000 36,000 Romani, Baltic Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
 Russian 779,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 0.50 % -
 Tatar 7,100 6,422,000 Tatar Islam 1.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Udmurt 1,200 581,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.00 % 0.40 % -
 Ukrainian 154,000 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 % -
 Uzbek, Southern 3,500 4,395,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  26 9,405,000         5 69.44 % 1.68 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 44,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 9,449,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Brest 1,610,000
Homyel' 1,639,000
Hrodna 1,224,000
Mahilyow 1,263,000
Minsk 2,111,000
Vitsyebsk 1,414,000
Provinces:  6 9,261,000
UN Country Population 9,449,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 3,059.2 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 8,144.3 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 2,187.4 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 1,217.7 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
9,405,000



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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
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Bashkort bak 1 0 New Testament
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chuvash chv 1 0 Complete Bible
Erzya myv 1 0 New Testament
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Karelian krl 1 0 New Testament
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Latvian, Standard lvs 1 0 Complete Bible
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete Bible
Ossetic oss 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Baltic rml 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Udmurt udm 1 0 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Uzbek, Southern uzs 1 1 New Testament
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 26 26 5   15 21 23 20 12

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.7 %)
69.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.6 %
Non-Religious
29.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.2 %
Orthodox
81.1 %
Other Christian
1.9 %
Protestant
2.3 %
Roman Catholic
11.0 %
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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Belarus Statistics
People Groups 26
Unreached People Groups 5  (19.2%)
Population 9,405,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.2%
Population in Unreached 25,000  (0.3%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 69.4%
Percent Evangelical 1.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 5
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 79%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code BO
Official Language(s) BelarusianRussian
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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