Country: Jordan

Number of People Groups

22

People Groups Unreached

14 (63.6%)

Total Population

7,651,000

Unreached Population

7,217,000 (94.3%)

% Professing Christian

2.1%

% Evangelical

0.28 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

76 %

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
 Adyghe 82,000 644,000 Adyghe Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
 Americans, U.S. 1,300 188,897,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 24.00 %
 Arab, Bedouin 927,000 2,175,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Arab, Egyptian 18,000 60,820,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 12.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Iraqi 1,072,000 17,120,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Jordanian 1,179,000 1,410,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Najdi Bedouin 69,000 15,814,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Arab, North Iraqi 59,000 8,957,000 Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.70 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Palestinian 3,703,000 11,737,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.80 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Syrian 383,000 15,493,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 0.10 %
 Armenian 6,800 6,323,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 %
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk 6,000 18,791,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.15 % 0.08 %
 British 9,500 51,664,000 English Christianity 61.00 % 9.00 %
 Chechen 3,400 1,704,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Jordanian Sign Language Islam 2.00 % 0.05 %
 Druze 21,000 772,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 6,700 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
 Greek 1,500 10,780,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Nuar 7,600 3,257,000 Domari Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
 Kabardian 82,000 1,856,000 Kabardian Islam 0.05 % 0.04 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 5,600 14,788,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 0.05 %
 Turkmen 7,500 7,707,000 Turkmen Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  22 7,651,000       14   2.10 % 0.28 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 97,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 7,748,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.3 %)
2.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
96.4 %
Non-Religious
0.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
3.1 %
Independent
2.8 %
Orthodox
62.0 %
Other Christian
0.6 %
Protestant
8.7 %
Roman Catholic
21.9 %
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 Jordan. 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 Jordan
  • Christian ministry in Jordan
  • 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

Jordan Statistics
People Groups 22
Unreached People Groups 14  (63.6%)
Population 7,651,000
Population in Unreached 7,217,000  (94.3%)
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 1,836,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 2.1%
Percent Evangelical 0.3%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 27 (1=High to 50=Low OD)


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