Country: Bulgaria

Number of People Groups

30

People Groups Unreached

7 (23.3%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

6,549,000

Population in Unreached

581,000 (8.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

82.31%

% Evangelical

1.99%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.7%
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
 Tatar, Crimean 1,100 876,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Turk 503,000 67,389,000 Turkish Islam 0.10 % 0.01 % 10
 Ukrainian 3,200 32,483,000 Ukrainian Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 % -
 Vietnamese 1,600 87,374,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 5.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Yoruk 900 480,000 Balkan Gagauz Turkish Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  30 6,549,000         7 82.31 % 1.99 % 16 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 70,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 6,619,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Blagoevgrad 291,000
Burgas 374,000
Dobrich 171,000
Gabrovo 111,000
Grad Sofiya 1,161,000
Haskovo 221,000
Kardzhali 137,000
Kyustendil 123,000
Lovech 127,000
Montana 133,000
Pazardzhik 248,000
Pernik 120,000
Pleven 243,000
Plovdiv 614,000
Razgrad 112,000
Ruse 211,000
Shumen 163,000
Silistra 107,000
Sliven 177,000
Smolyan 110,000
Sofia 222,000
Stara Zagora 299,000
Targovishte 109,000
Varna 427,000
Veliko Tarnovo 232,000
Vidin 91,000
Vratsa 168,000
Yambol 118,000
Provinces:  28 6,620,000
UN Country Population 6,619,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Aromanian rup 1 0 Bible Portions
Balkan Gagauz Turkish bgx 1 1 Unspecified
Bulgarian bul 5 2 Complete Bible
Bulgarian Sign Language bqn 1 0 Bible Portions
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Crimean Tatar crh 1 1 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Gagauz gag 1 0 New Testament
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 2 0 Complete Bible
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 2 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Vietnamese vie 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 24 30 7   22 20 21 21 16
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 Bulgaria. 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 Bulgaria
  • Christian ministry in Bulgaria
  • 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

Bulgaria Statistics
People Groups 30
Unreached People Groups 7  (23.3%)
Population 6,549,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.7%
Population in Unreached 581,000  (8.9%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 82.3%
Percent Evangelical 2.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.7%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 16
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 75%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code BU
Official Language(s) Bulgarian
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 131,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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