Country: Egypt

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

25 (59.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

95,126,000

Population in Unreached

14,982,000 (15.7%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

12.7%

% Evangelical

3.37%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.6%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
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 13,000 71,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Adyghe 13,000 653,000 Adyghe Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Albanian, Shqip 28,000 2,261,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 20.00 % 1.00 % -
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 1,593,000 35,790,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 31 
 Amhara, Ethiopian 6,600 29,630,000 Amharic Christianity 60.00 % 1.10 % -
 Arab 92,000 387,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arab, Egyptian 57,098,000 61,168,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Gulf 1,494,000 4,726,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.10 % 0.00 % 29 
 Arab, Lebanese 147,000 11,648,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 31.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Libyan 337,000 2,711,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Moroccan 1,622,000 22,238,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 0.01 % 32 
 Arab, Palestinian 71,000 11,919,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Saidi 22,464,000 22,472,000 Arabic, Saidi Spoken Islam 14.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Sudanese 4,475,000 19,397,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.40 % 0.20 % 89 
 Arab, Yemeni 183,000 7,584,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.08 % 0.00 %
 Armenian 12,000 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baharia, Wahati 28,000 28,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi 1,007,000 1,280,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 20 
 Beja, Bedawi 1,050,000 3,652,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 20 
 Berber, Siwa 22,000 22,000 Siwi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 18,000 51,606,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chechen 5,600 1,696,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chinese, general 6,600 8,903,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 % -
Deaf Unknown Unknown Egyptian Sign Language Islam 13.00 % 1.00 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 2,800 36,668,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 % -
 French 87,000 49,832,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Fur 3,800 1,196,000 Fur Islam 0.04 % 0.00 %
 German 28,000 64,307,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.00 % -
 Greek 55,000 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Italian 95,000 37,690,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.10 % -
Jew, Egyptian Speaking 100 100 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharga, Selima 32,000 32,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nubian, Arabized 509,000 509,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 10 
 Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas 360,000 900,000 Nobiin Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
Nubian, Kunuz 51,000 51,000 Mattokki Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
 Oromo, Tulama 2,800 7,732,000 Oromo, West Central Islam 25.00 % 0.90 % -
 Romani, Domari 1,685,000 3,340,000 Domari Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 33 
 Romani, Halebi 350,000 350,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
 Russian 1,900 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 % -
 South Asian, general 4,600 10,468,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tuareg, Algerian 26,000 190,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 46,000 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.20 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  42 95,126,000       25   12.73 % 3.37 % 299 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 89,000                
  UN Country Population (2017) 95,215,000                

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% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   95,126,000 42 25 59.5 % 14,982,000 15.7 % 0
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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
Arabic, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken avl 2 2
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 5 4 New Testament
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 1 1
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 2 2
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 Complete Bible
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
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
Egyptian Sign Language esl 1 0 Bible Portions
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fur fvr 1 1
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   14 17 27 31 15

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.4 %)
12.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
86.6 %
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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  • Church planting agencies in Egypt
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  • Christian literature distribution
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Christian medical outreaches

Egypt Statistics
People Groups 42
Unreached People Groups 25  (59.5%)
Population 95,126,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.0%
Population in Unreached 14,982,000  (15.7%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 299
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 12.7%
Percent Evangelical 3.4%
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 23,782,000
Persecution Ranking 21 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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