Country: Egypt

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

25 (59.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

99,288,000

Population in Unreached

15,519,000 (15.6%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

12.7%

% Evangelical

4.28%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.6%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abaza, Arabized 14,000 72,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Adyghe 14,000 664,000 Adyghe Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Albanian, Shqip 29,000 2,278,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 20.00 % 1.00 % -
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 1,651,000 31,892,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 33
 Amhara, Ethiopian 6,800 30,216,000 Amharic Christianity 60.00 % 1.10 % -
 Arab 96,000 403,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 1,547,000 8,233,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.10 % 0.00 % 31
 Arab, Egyptian 59,246,000 63,542,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.00 % 5.11 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 152,000 11,718,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 31.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Libyan 350,000 2,767,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 % 7
 Arab, Moroccan 1,680,000 27,524,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 0.01 % 34
 Arab, Palestinian 73,000 10,973,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.10 % 1
 Arab, Saidi 23,269,000 23,277,000 Arabic, Saidi Spoken Islam 14.00 % 5.11 % -
 Arab, Sudanese 4,635,000 19,200,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.40 % 0.26 % 93
 Arab, Yemeni 190,000 7,134,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.08 % 0.00 % 4
 Armenian 13,000 6,194,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baharia, Wahati 29,000 29,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi 1,043,000 1,316,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
 Beja, Bedawi 1,088,000 3,577,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 22
 Berber, Siwa 23,000 23,000 Siwi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 British 18,000 52,309,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chechen 5,800 1,704,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general 6,800 12,929,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 % -
Deaf 745,000 46,464,000 Egyptian Sign Language Islam 12.83 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 2,900 37,243,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 % -
 French 90,000 50,089,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Fur 3,900 1,167,000 Fur Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 1
 German 29,000 65,388,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.00 % -
 Greek 57,000 10,823,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Italian 3,400 37,599,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.10 % -
Jew, Egyptian Speaking 100 100 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharga, Selima 33,000 33,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nubian, Arabized 527,000 527,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas 373,000 899,000 Nobiin Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 7
Nubian, Kunuz 53,000 53,000 Mattokki Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 1
 Oromo, Tulama 2,900 7,888,000 Oromo, West Central Islam 25.00 % 0.90 % -
 Romani, Domari 1,746,000 3,424,000 Domari Islam 1.00 % 0.64 % 35
 Romani, Halebi 363,000 363,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.05 % 0.00 % 7
 Russian 1,900 133,523,000 Russian Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 % -
 South Asian, general 4,800 11,642,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tuareg, Algerian 27,000 194,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 48,000 60,402,000 Turkish Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  42 99,288,000       25   12.66 % 4.28 % 318 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 88,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 99,376,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   99,288,000 42 25 59.5 % 15,519,000 15.6 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 286,412,000 288.5 % 96.9 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 2.0 %
 
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 738,622,000 743.9 % 71.2 % 24.0 % 1.4 % 0.3 % 2.6 % 0.6 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 209,251,000 210.8 % 93.7 % 0.0 % 1.9 % 2.9 % 1.4 % 0.2 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,546,000 114.4 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
99,288,000
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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
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Albanian, Tosk als 1 0 Complete Bible
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken aao 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken avl 2 2
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 5 4 Complete Bible
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 2 2 Bible Portions
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Saidi Spoken aec 1 0
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 2 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spoken apd 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken acq 1 1 Bible Portions
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Bedawiyet bej 1 1 Bible Portions
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Domari rmt 1 1 Bible Portions
Egyptian Sign Language esl 1 0 Bible Portions
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fur fvr 1 1 Bible Portions
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Mattokki xnz 1 1 Bible Portions
Nobiin fia 1 1 Bible Portions
Oromo, West Central gaz 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Siwi siz 1 1
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 35 42 25   15 17 29 31 15

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.3 %)
12.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
86.7 %
Non-Religious
0.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
1.1 %
Orthodox
87.8 %
Other Christian
0.1 %
Protestant
6.0 %
Roman Catholic
4.1 %
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 Egypt
  • Christian ministry in Egypt
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Egypt Statistics
People Groups 42
Unreached People Groups 25  (59.5%)
Population 99,288,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.0%
Population in Unreached 15,519,000  (15.6%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 318
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 12.7%
Percent Evangelical 4.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.6%
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 43%
Continent Africa
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code EG
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardArabic, Egyptian Spoken
Literacy Rate 75%
Estimated Illiterate Population 24,822,000
Persecution Ranking 17 (1=High to 50=Low OD)


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