Country: Jordan

Number of People Groups

22

People Groups Unreached

15 (68.2%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

7,876,000

Population in Unreached

7,442,000 (94.5%)

Literacy Rate

76 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

2.1%

% Evangelical

0.28%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Adyghe 83,000 653,000 Adyghe Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
 Americans, U.S. 1,400 190,291,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 24.00 %
 Arab, Bedouin 942,000 2,213,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Arab, Egyptian 18,000 61,148,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 12.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Iraqi 1,151,000 17,684,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Jordanian 1,197,000 1,431,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 %
 Arab, North Iraqi 60,000 9,100,000 Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.70 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Palestinian 3,763,000 11,940,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.80 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 70,000 16,225,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Arab, Syrian 389,000 15,831,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 0.10 %
 Armenian 7,000 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 %
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk 6,100 18,992,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.15 % 0.08 %
 British 9,700 51,834,000 English Christianity 61.00 % 9.00 %
 Chechen 3,400 1,696,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Jordanian Sign Language Islam 2.00 % 0.05 %
 Druze 33,000 795,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 6,800 36,602,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
 Greek 1,500 10,713,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Kabardian 84,000 1,870,000 Kabardian Islam 0.05 % 0.04 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 5,700 15,021,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 0.05 %
 Romani, Domari 35,000 3,340,000 Domari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turkmen 7,600 7,826,000 Turkmen Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  22 7,876,000       15   2.08 % 0.28 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 7,877,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Adyghe ady 1 1 NT
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken avl 1 1
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1
Arabic, Najdi Spoken ars 1 1 Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 2 1 Portions
Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spoken ayp 1 1
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 2 2 Portions
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete
Azerbaijani, South azb 1 1 Complete
Chechen che 1 1 Complete
Domari rmt 1 1
English eng 2 0 Complete
Greek ell 1 0 Complete
Jordanian Sign Language jos 1 1
Kabardian kbd 1 1 NT
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete
Turkmen tuk 1 1 NT
Totals: 19 22 15   6 9 14 17 6

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.3 %)
2.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
96.3 %
Non-Religious
0.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.7 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
3.1 %
Independent
2.8 %
Orthodox
61.7 %
Other Christian
0.6 %
Protestant
8.8 %
Roman Catholic
22.1 %
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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Jordan Statistics
People Groups 22
Unreached People Groups 15  (68.2%)
Population 7,876,000
Population in Unreached 7,442,000  (94.5%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 158 to 185
Urbanization 83%
Continent Asia
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code JO
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National Language Arabic, South Levantine Spoken
Literacy Rate 76%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,890,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 2.1%
Percent Evangelical 0.3%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 27 (1=High to 50=Low OD)


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