Country: Estonia

Number of People Groups

18

People Groups Unreached

3 (16.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

1,304,000

Population in Unreached

4,600 (0.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

48.9%

% Evangelical

4.45%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.5%
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 *
 Armenian 1,300 6,607,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Azerbaijani 900 9,897,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Belarusian 12,000 9,979,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 % -
Deaf 2,700 46,968,000 Estonian Sign Language Non-Religious 45.30 % -
 Estonian 853,000 1,082,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.00 % 6.00 % -
 Finnish 7,100 5,752,000 Finnish Christianity 84.00 % 12.50 % -
 German 1,400 66,128,000 German, Standard Christianity 67.00 % 2.10 % -
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 1,800 514,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Komi-Yazva Unknown 4,400 Komi-Zyrian Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 % -
 Latvian 1,600 1,554,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 % -
 Lithuanian 1,600 2,830,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 % -
 Polish 1,600 41,079,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
Romani, Baltic 400 34,000 Romani, Baltic Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 % -
 Russian 308,000 133,914,000 Russian Christianity 60.00 % 1.20 % -
Seto, Voro 87,000 87,000 Voro Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tatar 1,900 5,960,000 Tatar Islam 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Ukrainian 21,000 37,301,000 Ukrainian Christianity 75.00 % 3.80 % -
 Vepsian Unknown 8,800 Veps Christianity 65.00 % 0.80 % -
  Totals:  18 1,304,000         3 48.87 % 4.45 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 22,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 1,326,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Harju 413,000
Hiiu 6,400
Ida-Viru 111,000
Järva 23,000
Jõgeva 23,000
Lääne 18,000
Lääne-Viru 45,000
Pärnu 62,000
Peipsi 332,000
Põlva 20,000
Rapla 26,000
Saare 23,000
Tartu 113,000
Valga 22,000
Viljandi 36,000
Võru 25,000
Provinces:  16 1,298,000
UN Country Population 1,326,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 21,794.4 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 58,153.3 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 15,660.4 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 8,713.7 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
1,304,000
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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
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Estonian Sign Language eso 1 0 Translation Started
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
Finnish fin 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Komi-Zyrian kpv 1 0 Complete Bible
Latvian, Standard lvs 1 0 Complete Bible
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Baltic rml 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Veps vep 1 0 New Testament
Voro vro 1 0 New Testament
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 18 18 3   13 12 14 14 10

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.4 %)
48.9 %
Ethnic Religions
1.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.2 %
Non-Religious
49.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
2.5 %
Orthodox
52.5 %
Other Christian
2.7 %
Protestant
28.5 %
Roman Catholic
1.9 %
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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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Estonia. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Estonia
  • Christian ministry in Estonia
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Estonia Statistics
People Groups 18
Unreached People Groups 3  (16.7%)
Population 1,304,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.2%
Population in Unreached 4,600  (0.4%)
Primary Religion Non-Religious
Percent Christian Adherent 48.9%
Percent Evangelical 4.4%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 69%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code EN
Official Language(s) Estonian, StandardRussian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 13,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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