Country: Egypt

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

25 (59.5%)

Total Population

92,381,000

Unreached Population

15,250,000 (16.5%)

% Professing Christian

12.6%

% Evangelical

3.35 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

74 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Abaza, Arabized 13,000 71,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Adyghe 13,000 504,000 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 34,046,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.01 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 6,500 29,040,000 Amharic Christianity 60.00 % 1.10 %
 Arab 91,000 1,020,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 1.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 54,529,000 58,499,000 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 11,260,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 31.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Libyan 331,000 2,674,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Moroccan 1,591,000 18,800,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 0.01 %
 Arab, Palestinian 70,000 11,737,000 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 19,063,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.40 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Yemeni 180,000 7,373,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.08 % 0.00 %
 Armenian 12,000 6,323,000 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 2,567,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Berber, Siwa 37,000 37,000 Siwi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 17,000 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Chechen 5,500 1,704,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chinese, general 6,500 8,449,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Egyptian Sign Language Islam 13.00 % 1.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 2,800 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
 French 85,000 49,469,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 Fur 3,700 1,168,000 Fur Islam 0.04 % 0.00 %
 German 27,000 64,478,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.00 %
 Greek 54,000 10,772,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Gypsy, Domari 2,497,000 4,101,000 Domari Islam 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Gypsy, Halebi 343,000 343,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
 Italian 94,000 38,042,000 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 386,000 913,000 Nobiin Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
Nubian, Kunuz 552,000 552,000 Mattokki Islam 0.05 % 0.00 %
 Oromo, Tulama 2,700 7,528,000 Oromo, West Central Islam 25.00 % 0.90 %
 Russian 1,800 134,007,000 Russian Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 %
 South Asian, general 4,500 10,799,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tuareg, Algerian 25,000 186,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 45,000 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.20 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  42 92,381,000       25   12.63 % 3.35 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,003,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 93,384,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.4 %)
12.6 %
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
1.2 %
Orthodox
87.8 %
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 92,381,000
Population in Unreached 15,250,000  (16.5%)
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%
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 12.6%
Percent Evangelical 3.4%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 22 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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