Country: Georgia

Number of People Groups

39

People Groups Unreached

15 (38.5%)

Total Population

3,920,000

Unreached Population

284,000 (7.2%)

% Professing Christian

80.0%

% Evangelical

1.37 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

100 %

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
 Abkhaz 114,000 294,000 Abkhaz Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 %
 Armenian 212,000 6,323,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 2.00 %
 Assyrian 3,000 656,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
 Avar 1,700 829,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Azerbaijani, North 239,000 9,820,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Batsi, Tsova-Tush 2,800 2,800 Bats Christianity 100.00 % 0.50 %
 Belarusian 6,300 10,076,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 %
Bezhta 600 9,800 Bezhta Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bohtan, Neo-Aramaic 800 800 Bohtan Neo-Aramaic Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 %
 Bulgarian 500 7,170,000 Bulgarian Christianity 85.00 % 1.90 %
 Chechen 9,000 1,704,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 79.00 % 1.50 %
 Estonian 1,600 1,048,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 4.90 %
 Georgian, Gruzin 2,771,000 3,265,000 Georgian Christianity 87.00 % 1.50 %
 German 1,100 64,478,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
Ghunzib, Hunzib 400 2,900 Hunzib Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Greek, Urum 80,000 10,771,000 Urum Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
Inghiloi 6,200 23,000 Georgian Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
 Jew, Georgian 2,500 59,000 Judeo-Georgian Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.20 %
 Kazakh 1,900 14,299,000 Kazakh Islam 12.00 % 0.70 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 2,300 14,788,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Laz, Lazuri 900 100,000 Laz Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Lezgin 2,600 655,000 Lezgi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mingrelian 306,000 307,000 Mingrelian Christianity 90.00 % 1.40 %
 Moldavian 2,100 3,428,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 %
Ossete 34,000 587,000 Ossetic Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 %
 Polish 1,500 41,935,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Pontic Greek 14,000 743,000 Pontic Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
 Romani, Vlax 1,300 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Islam 20.00 % 0.50 %
 Russian 58,000 134,007,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
 Svanetian, Mushwan 12,000 12,000 Svan Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 %
 Tajik 900 8,609,000 Tajiki Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Tatar 3,000 6,333,000 Tatar Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 2,900 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 700 175,000 Georgian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Udin, Udi Unknown 9,400 Udi Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 %
 Ukrainian 6,000 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
 Uzbek, Northern 900 27,092,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yazidi 16,000 689,000 Georgian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  39 3,920,000       15   79.99 % 1.37 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 60,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 3,980,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.4 %)
80.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.5 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
9.7 %
Non-Religious
9.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
96.6 %
Other Christian
0.8 %
Protestant
1.5 %
Roman Catholic
0.9 %
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

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Georgia. 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 Georgia
  • Christian ministry in Georgia
  • 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

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Georgia or Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.

In Eastern Europe and Eurasia Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Christian Church of North America - Missions Small
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
Eastern European Outreach Small
Educational Services International Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Galcom International Small
GO International Small
InterComm Small
International Christian Ministries Canada Small
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Medium
Mailbox Club International Small
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Hope International Medium
One Mission Society Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
People International USA Medium
Pioneers Medium
Salvation Army Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Georgia Statistics
People Groups 39
Unreached People Groups 15  (38.5%)
Population 3,920,000
Population in Unreached 284,000  (7.2%)
Urbanization 53%
Continent Europe
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code GG
Official National Language Georgian
Secondary National Language Russian
Literacy Rate 100%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 80.0%
Percent Evangelical 1.4%
Country Progress Level 2
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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