Country: Greece

Number of People Groups

53

People Groups Unreached

11 (20.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

10,337,000

Population in Unreached

227,000 (2.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

88.64%

% Evangelical

0.50%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.6%
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 *
 Albanian 338,000 5,143,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 33.00 % 0.40 % -
 Americans, U.S. 22,000 195,898,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 28.90 % -
 Arab, Egyptian 9,800 74,436,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 20.00 % 3.90 % -
 Arab, North Iraqi 7,000 11,180,000 Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 4.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Arab, Saidi 7,400 26,507,000 Arabic, Saidi Spoken Islam 14.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Syrian 8,300 19,826,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 9.00 % 0.10 % -
 Armenian 31,000 5,945,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Aromanian 198,000 312,000 Aromanian Christianity 84.00 % 1.00 % -
Arvanite 144,000 144,000 Albanian, Arvanitika Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 Assyrian 9,000 949,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 % -
 Austrian, Bavarian 1,700 14,383,000 Bavarian Christianity 83.00 % 0.50 % -
 British 11,000 53,788,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.80 % -
 Bulgarian 41,000 6,846,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chinese, general 19,000 15,816,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 10.00 % 3.00 % -
 Cypriots, Greek 11,000 893,000 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.40 % -
 Danish 1,100 5,251,000 Danish Christianity 85.00 % 3.50 % -
 Deaf 21,000 49,091,000 Greek Sign Language Christianity 91.46 % -
 Dutch 2,800 13,812,000 Dutch Non-Religious 49.00 % 4.30 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 8,500 39,974,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.30 % -
 Flemish 1,700 5,719,000 West Flemish Christianity 63.00 % 1.20 % -
 French 6,200 50,354,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Gagauz 2,000 152,000 Gagauz Christianity 88.00 % 3.00 % -
 Georgian 45,000 3,314,000 Georgian Christianity 85.00 % 1.30 % -
 German 26,000 66,126,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 German Swiss 1,400 4,890,000 German, Swiss Christianity 76.00 % 4.40 % -
 Greek 8,398,000 10,503,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 % -
 Italian 7,700 37,757,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 % -
 Japanese 1,100 120,442,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.60 % 0.50 % 1
 Jew, Greek 2,900 3,200 Greek Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jew, Spanish 1,000 60,000 Greek Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji 21,000 16,271,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 1
 Macedonian 148,000 1,959,000 Macedonian Christianity 65.00 % 0.30 % -
 Meglenite, Vlasi 2,900 5,000 Romanian, Megleno Christianity 97.00 % 0.30 % -
 Persian 1,100 44,131,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Polish 17,000 44,326,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Pomak 30,000 480,000 Bulgarian Islam 2.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Pontic Greek 371,000 388,000 Pontic Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 % -
 Romani, Balkan 39,000 1,164,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 70.00 % 0.50 % -
 Romani, Greek 47,000 47,000 Greek Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 % -
 Romani, Vlax 1,100 1,151,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 % -
 Romanian 27,000 21,453,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 % -
 Russian 43,000 134,085,000 Russian Christianity 65.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sarakatsani, Karakachan 6,500 8,800 Greek Christianity 93.00 % 1.00 % -
 Serb 3,900 8,614,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 % -
 South Asian, Bengali-speaking 11,000 1,874,000 Bengali Islam 8.00 % 2.00 % -
 South Asian, general 119,000 12,066,000 Urdu Islam 4.00 % 0.70 % 2
 Swahili 5,700 1,157,000 Swahili Islam 5.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Swedish 2,300 9,371,000 Swedish Christianity 65.00 % 6.90 % -
Tsakonian 1,400 1,400 Tsakonian Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 % -
 Turk 13,000 65,529,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ukrainian 11,000 34,756,000 Ukrainian Christianity 78.00 % 3.00 % -
 Yoruba 5,300 39,043,000 Yoruba Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 % -
 Zaza-Alevi 25,000 258,000 Zazaki, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  53 10,337,000         11 88.64 % 0.50 % 12 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 48,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 10,385,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Aegean 471,000
Athos 1,700
Attica 3,638,000
Crete 555,000
Epirus and Western Macedonia 589,000
Macedonia and Thrace 2,319,000
Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian Islands 1,428,000
Thessaly and Central Greece 1,213,000
Provinces:  8 10,215,000
UN Country Population 10,385,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Albanian, Arvanitika aat 1 0 Unspecified
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spoken ayp 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Saidi Spoken aec 1 0 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Aromanian rup 1 0 Bible Portions
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Bavarian bar 1 0 Complete Bible
Bengali ben 1 0 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 2 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Danish dan 1 0 Complete Bible
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gagauz gag 1 0 New Testament
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Swiss gsw 1 0 New Testament
Greek ell 6 2 Complete Bible
Greek Sign Language gss 1 0 Translation Started
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Pontic pnt 1 0 Translation Needed
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian, Megleno ruq 1 0 Translation Needed
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete Bible
Swedish swe 1 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tsakonian tsd 1 0 Unspecified
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
West Flemish vls 1 0 Bible Portions
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Zazaki, Northern kiu 1 1 Bible Portions
Totals: 46 53 11   29 32 37 39 31
Networking Possibilities

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

Greece Statistics
People Groups 53
Unreached People Groups 11  (20.8%)
Population 10,337,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.2%
Population in Unreached 227,000  (2.2%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 88.6%
Percent Evangelical 0.5%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 12
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 79%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code GR
Official Language(s) Greek
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 207,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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