Country: Egypt

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

25 (59.5%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

93,308,000

Population in Unreached

13,855,000 (14.8%)

Literacy Rate

74 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

12.9%

% Evangelical

3.41%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Abaza, Arabized 13,000 71,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Adyghe 13,000 646,000 Adyghe Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Albanian, Shqip 27,000 2,414,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 20.00 % 1.00 %
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 1,563,000 35,220,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.01 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 6,500 28,924,000 Amharic Christianity 60.00 % 1.10 %
 Arab 91,000 829,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 1.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 56,850,000 60,827,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Gulf 1,465,000 4,602,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.10 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 144,000 11,231,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 31.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Libyan 331,000 2,676,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Moroccan 1,591,000 21,969,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 0.01 %
 Arab, Palestinian 70,000 11,706,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Saidi 22,032,000 22,040,000 Arabic, Saidi Spoken Islam 14.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Sudanese 4,489,000 19,065,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.40 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Yemeni 180,000 7,413,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.08 % 0.00 %
 Armenian 12,000 6,319,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
 Baharia, Wahati 27,000 27,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi 987,000 1,256,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beja, Bedawi 91,000 2,633,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Berber, Siwa 21,000 21,000 Siwi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 17,000 51,577,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Chechen 5,500 1,704,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chinese, general 6,500 8,833,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Egyptian Sign Language Islam 13.00 % 1.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 2,800 36,093,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
 French 85,000 49,479,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 Fur 3,700 1,168,000 Fur Islam 0.04 % 0.00 %
 German 27,000 64,386,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.00 %
 Greek 54,000 10,797,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Italian 94,000 36,971,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.10 %
Jew, Egyptian Speaking 100 100 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharga, Selima 31,000 31,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nubian, Arabized 499,000 499,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas 353,000 880,000 Nobiin Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
Nubian, Kunuz 50,000 50,000 Mattokki Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
 Oromo, Tulama 2,700 7,499,000 Oromo, West Central Islam 25.00 % 0.90 %
 Romani, Domari 1,653,000 3,257,000 Domari Islam 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Romani, Halebi 343,000 343,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
 Russian 1,800 134,033,000 Russian Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 %
 South Asian, general 4,500 10,803,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tuareg, Algerian 25,000 186,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 45,000 58,740,000 Turkish Islam 0.20 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  42 93,308,000       25   12.86 % 3.41 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 76,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 93,384,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Adyghe ady 1 1 NT
Albanian, Tosk als 1 0 Complete
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete
Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken aao 1 1
Arabic, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 NT
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken avl 2 2
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 5 4 NT
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 1 1
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 2 2
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Portions
Arabic, Saidi Spoken aec 1 0
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 2 1 Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spoken apd 1 1 NT
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken acq 1 1
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete
Bedawiyet bej 1 1 Portions
Chechen che 1 1 Complete
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete
Domari rmt 1 1
Egyptian Sign Language esl 1 0
English eng 1 0 Complete
French fra 1 0 Complete
Fur fvr 1 1
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete
Greek ell 1 0 Complete
Italian ita 1 0 Complete
Mattokki xnz 1 1
Nobiin fia 1 1 Portions
Oromo, West Central gaz 1 0 Complete
Russian rus 1 0 Complete
Siwi siz 1 1 Portions
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete
Totals: 35 42 25   14 16 25 31 15

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.4 %)
12.9 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
86.5 %
Non-Religious
0.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
1.1 %
Orthodox
87.9 %
Other Christian
0.1 %
Protestant
6.0 %
Roman Catholic
4.7 %
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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Egypt Statistics
People Groups 42
Unreached People Groups 25  (59.5%)
Population 93,308,000
Population in Unreached 13,855,000  (14.8%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 290 to 340
Urbanization 43%
Continent Africa
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code EG
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National Language Arabic, Egyptian Spoken
Literacy Rate 74%
Estimated Illiterate Population 24,260,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 12.9%
Percent Evangelical 3.4%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 21 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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