Country: Germany

Number of People Groups

91

People Groups Unreached

25 (27.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

83,613,000

Population in Unreached

3,259,000 (3.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

65.5%

% Evangelical

2.01%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.9%
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 *
 Abkhaz 5,100 305,000 Abkhaz Christianity 72.00 % 1.50 % -
 Adyghe 2,100 689,000 Adyghe Islam 0.07 % 0.05 % 1
 Albanian 33,000 5,179,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 30.00 % 0.50 % -
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 232,000 33,377,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.30 % 0.20 % 5
 Americans, U.S. 112,000 192,802,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 28.90 % -
 Amhara, Ethiopian 5,800 24,052,000 Amharic Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Iraqi 5,100 16,842,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Arab, Syrian 121,000 16,175,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 0.10 % -
 Arab, Tunisian 27,000 11,234,000 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.05 % 1
 Armenian 42,000 6,249,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Assyrian 800 850,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 % -
Austrian, Bavarian 14,356,000 22,799,000 Bavarian Christianity 83.00 % 0.50 % -
 Azerbaijani 15,000 9,893,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.80 % 0.40 % 1
 Basque 33,000 2,858,000 Basque Christianity 94.00 % 1.00 % -
 Belarusian 5,500 10,003,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 % -
 Berber, Shawiya 1,600 2,642,000 Tachawit Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Black African, general 248,000 1,014,000 Swahili Christianity 60.00 % 6.00 % -
 Bosniak 290,000 2,820,000 Bosnian Islam 0.40 % 0.10 % 6
 British 106,000 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.80 % -
 Bulgarian 188,000 6,817,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Cape Verdean 3,100 766,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 97.78 % 7.50 % -
 Catalonian 50,000 4,270,000 Catalan Christianity 75.00 % 0.50 % -
 Chaldean 3,000 125,000 Chaldean Neo-Aramaic Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 % -
 Chechen 12,000 1,726,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general 113,000 15,378,000 German, Standard Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 % -
 Croat 270,000 5,299,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 % -
 Czech 33,000 10,907,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 % -
 Danish 22,000 5,372,000 Danish Christianity 85.00 % 3.50 % -
Deaf 168,000 47,601,000 German Sign Language Christianity 64.25 % -
 Dutch 148,000 15,345,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.00 % 4.30 % -
 Estonian 83,000 1,085,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 4.90 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 39,000 38,131,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.30 % -
 French 126,000 50,524,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
Frisian, Eastern 2,100 2,100 Saxon, East Frisian Low Christianity 72.00 % 2.00 % -
Frisian, Northern 59,000 60,000 Frisian, Northern Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Galician 41,000 3,229,000 Galician Christianity 96.00 % 0.30 % -
 Georgian 25,000 3,514,000 Georgian Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 % -
 German 59,953,000 66,334,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.40 % -
 German Swiss 34,000 5,094,000 German, Swiss Christianity 76.00 % 4.40 % -
 Greek 337,000 10,235,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Hungarian 161,000 11,495,000 Hungarian Christianity 88.00 % 2.80 % -
 Indonesian 19,000 9,988,000 Indonesian Islam 15.00 % 11.00 % -
 Italian 589,000 38,274,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 % -
 Japanese 25,000 122,906,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Javanese 2,500 18,213,000 Javanese Islam 16.00 % 6.00 % -
 Jew, German 71,000 96,000 German, Standard Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Kabardian 14,000 1,992,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kazakh 5,100 15,659,000 Kazakh Islam 0.10 % 0.02 % 1
 Khmer 13,000 15,900,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Korean 16,000 80,920,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.00 % 16.80 % -
 Kurd, Kurmanji 546,000 15,724,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.20 % 0.05 % 11
 Latvian 9,300 1,442,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 % -
 Laz, Lazuri 1,000 105,000 Laz Islam 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Lithuanian 41,000 2,804,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 % -
Luxembourger 15,000 403,000 Luxembourgish Christianity 82.00 % 0.50 % -
 Macedonian 70,000 1,925,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.00 % 0.20 % -
 Mennonites 91,000 482,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 % -
 Mongol, Khalka 1,500 2,433,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.40 % 1
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking 47,000 28,433,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.05 % 1
 Norwegian 6,800 4,799,000 Norwegian Christianity 88.00 % 8.00 % -
 Pashtun, Northern 39,000 33,701,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian 99,000 41,809,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 4.00 % 4.00 % -
 Polish 691,000 41,069,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Portuguese 134,000 19,277,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 % -
 Romani, Balkan 2,100 1,239,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
Romani, German 66,000 66,000 German, Standard Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Romani, Sinte 81,000 227,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 65.00 % 1.50 % -
 Romani, Vlax 5,100 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Romanian 364,000 20,387,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 % -
 Russian 227,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
Saterfriesen 2,100 2,100 Saterfriesisch Christianity 80.00 % 1.50 % -
 Serb 259,000 10,002,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 % -
 Slovak 57,000 5,152,000 Slovak Christianity 92.00 % 2.00 % -
 Slovene 83,000 1,950,000 Slovene Christianity 54.00 % 0.10 % -
Sorb, Lower Lusatian 7,300 12,000 German, Standard Christianity 70.00 % 1.50 % -
Sorb, Wend 18,000 18,000 German, Standard Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
 South Asian, general 195,000 12,154,000 Hindi Hinduism 3.00 % 0.20 % 4
 Spaniard 151,000 29,004,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 % -
 Swedish 24,000 9,024,000 Swedish Christianity 52.00 % 0.40 % -
 Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo 20,000 177,000 Turoyo Christianity 95.00 % 0.90 % -
 Tajik 26,000 10,099,000 Tajik Islam 0.30 % 0.10 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 34,000 2,729,000 Tamil Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Thai 21,000 22,134,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % 1
 Tigray, Tigrinya 25,000 8,978,000 Tigrigna Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
 Turk 1,566,000 63,323,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Ukrainian 131,000 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
 Urdu 23,000 1,930,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vietnamese 66,000 84,982,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Yazidi 51,000 723,000 Kurdish, Northern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yeniche 17,000 19,000 Yeniche Christianity 60.00 % 1.40 % -
 Zaza-Alevi 31,000 231,000 Zazaki, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  91 83,613,000         25 65.47 % 2.01 % 77 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 171,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 83,784,000                
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States Estimated
Population
Baden-Württemberg 11,105,000
Bayern 13,119,000
Berlin 3,657,000
Brandenburg 2,520,000
Bremen 685,000
Hamburg 1,847,000
Hessen 6,647,000
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1,615,000
Niedersachsen 8,008,000
Nordrhein-Westfalen 17,990,000
Rheinland-Pfalz 4,098,000
Saarland 994,000
Sachsen 4,091,000
Sachsen-Anhalt 2,215,000
Schleswig-Holstein 2,906,000
Thüringen 2,150,000
States:  16 83,647,000
UN Country Population 83,784,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 344.1 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 916.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 246.0 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 137.0 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
83,613,000



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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
Abkhaz abk 1 0 New Testament
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 New Testament
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Tunisian Spoken aeb 1 1 New Testament
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Basque eus 1 0 Complete Bible
Bavarian bar 1 0 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Catalan cat 1 0 Complete Bible
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic cld 1 0 New Testament
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
Danish dan 1 0 Complete Bible
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Frisian, Northern frr 1 0 Bible Portions
Galician glg 1 0 Complete Bible
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German Sign Language gsg 1 0 Bible Portions
German, Standard deu 6 1 Complete Bible
German, Swiss gsw 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Indonesian ind 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Javanese jav 1 0 Complete Bible
Kabardian kbd 1 1 New Testament
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Khmer khm 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 2 2 Complete Bible
Latvian, Standard lvs 1 0 Complete Bible
Laz lzz 1 1 Unspecified
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete Bible
Luxembourgish ltz 1 0 New Testament
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Mongolian, Halh khk 1 1 Complete Bible
Norwegian nor 1 0 Complete Bible
Pashto, Northern pbu 1 1 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 0 Complete Bible
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Sinte rmo 1 0 New Testament
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Saterfriesisch stq 1 0 Unspecified
Saxon, East Frisian Low frs 1 0 New Testament
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovene slv 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Swahili swh 1 0 Complete Bible
Swedish swe 1 0 Complete Bible
Tachawit shy 1 1 Bible Portions
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tajik tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Tamil tam 1 0 Complete Bible
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Turoyo tru 1 0 New Testament
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Yeniche yec 1 0 Translation Needed
Zazaki, Northern kiu 1 1 Bible Portions
Totals: 84 91 25   56 56 73 77 45

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.0 %)
65.5 %
Ethnic Religions
0.2 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
3.9 %
Non-Religious
30.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
0.9 %
Orthodox
4.5 %
Other Christian
3.2 %
Protestant
37.0 %
Roman Catholic
53.9 %
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.

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Germany Statistics
People Groups 91
Unreached People Groups 25  (27.5%)
Population 83,613,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.1%
Population in Unreached 3,259,000  (3.9%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 65.5%
Percent Evangelical 2.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.9%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 77
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 77%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Western
10/40 Window No
Country Code GM
Official Language(s) German, Standard
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 836,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked

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