Country: Djibouti

Number of People Groups

11

People Groups Unreached

7 (63.6%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

974,000

Population in Unreached

937,000 (96.3%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

3.0%

% Evangelical

0.15%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.4%
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 *
 Afar 291,000 2,529,000 Afar Islam 0.03 % 0.00 % 6
 Amhara, Ethiopian 13,000 24,052,000 Amharic Christianity 90.00 % 1.10 % -
 Arab, Omani 80,000 3,172,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.60 % 2
 Arab, Yemeni 73,000 7,607,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.09 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general 1,700 15,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 % -
Deaf 9,900 47,601,000 Language unknown Islam 1.75 % 1
 French 21,000 50,524,000 French Christianity 65.00 % 0.40 % -
 Somali, Issa 480,000 22,952,000 Somali Islam 0.20 % 0.12 % 10
 South Asian, general 2,000 12,154,000 Hindi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tigray, Tigrinya 700 8,978,000 Tigrigna Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Tigre, Eritrean 1,600 793,000 Tigre Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  11 974,000         7 3.03 % 0.15 % 22 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 14,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 988,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Ali Sabieh 109,000
Arta 72,000
Dikhil 111,000
Djibouti 593,000
Obock 47,000
Tadjourah 109,000
Provinces:  6 1,041,000
UN Country Population 988,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 29,539.8 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 78,642.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 21,122.0 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 11,757.8 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
974,000



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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
Afar aar 1 1 Complete Bible
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Omani Spoken acx 1 1 Translation Needed
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken acq 1 1 Bible Portions
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigre tig 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Totals: 11 11 7   5 6 9 9 6

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
3.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
95.3 %
Non-Religious
1.5 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.5 %
Independent
2.2 %
Orthodox
33.6 %
Other Christian
2.6 %
Protestant
13.4 %
Roman Catholic
46.8 %
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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  • Church planting agencies in Djibouti
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  • Business as mission
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Djibouti Statistics
People Groups 11
Unreached People Groups 7  (63.6%)
Population 974,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 937,000  (96.3%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 3.0%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 22
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 78%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code DJ
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardFrench
Literacy Rate 68%
Estimated Illiterate Population 312,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked

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