Country: Kyrgyzstan

Number of People Groups

41

People Groups Unreached

27 (65.9%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

6,058,000

Population in Unreached

5,513,000 (91.0%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

6.0%

% Evangelical

0.42%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.3%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Armenian 3,700 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 96.00 % 9.00 % -
 Avar 700 828,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Azerbaijani 20,000 9,988,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Balkar 2,000 116,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bashkir 2,600 1,688,000 Bashkort Islam 8.00 % 0.50 % -
 Belarusian 1,600 10,061,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 % -
 Bulgarian 900 7,101,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chechen 2,200 1,696,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chinese, general 32,000 8,903,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Chuvash 1,200 1,494,000 Chuvash Christianity 35.00 % 0.20 % -
 Dargin 3,300 452,000 Dargwa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Russian Sign Language Islam 5.00 % 1.00 %
 Dungan 66,000 118,000 Dungan Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Georgian 700 3,251,000 Georgian Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 % -
 German 11,000 64,307,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.00 % 2.00 % -
 Greek 900 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Ingush 800 445,000 Ingush Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 700 564,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat 7,100 633,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Karachai 2,700 229,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Karakalpak 1,200 797,000 Karakalpak Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kazakh 38,000 14,640,000 Kazakh Islam 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Korean 20,000 80,517,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.00 % 16.00 % -
 Kurd, Kurmanji 15,000 15,021,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Kyrgyz 4,250,000 4,863,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.10 % 0.09 % 84 
 Lezgin 2,800 658,000 Lezgi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lyuli 3,700 13,000 Domari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moldavian 500 3,924,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 % -
Ossetic 600 568,000 Ossetic Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 % -
 Polish 600 41,891,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Romani, Domari 3,400 3,340,000 Domari Islam 0.30 % 0.25 %
 Russian 476,000 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tajik 52,000 8,882,000 Tajiki Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
 Tatar 36,000 6,363,000 Tatar Islam 1.00 % 0.04 %
 Tatar, Crimean 600 592,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 22,000 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 22,000 178,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turkmen 2,300 8,046,000 Turkmen Islam 0.50 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 25,000 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 3.80 % -
 Uyghur 55,000 11,900,000 Uyghur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uzbek, Northern 872,000 27,555,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.25 % 0.20 % 17 
  Totals:  41 6,058,000       27   6.03 % 0.42 % 126 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 67,000                
  UN Country Population (2017) 6,125,000                

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% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   6,058,000 41 27 65.9 % 5,513,000 91.0 % 0
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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
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Avar ava 1 1 New Testament
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Bashkort bak 1 0 New Testament
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete Bible
Chuvash chv 1 0 Complete Bible
Crimean Tatar crh 1 1 Complete Bible
Dargwa dar 1 1 Bible Portions
Domari rmt 2 2
Dungan dng 1 1 Bible Portions
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Ingush inh 1 1 Bible Portions
Kalmyk-Oirat xal 1 1 New Testament
Karachay-Balkar krc 2 2 New Testament
Karakalpak kaa 1 1 New Testament
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Kyrgyz kir 2 2 Complete Bible
Lezgi lez 1 1 Bible Portions
Ossetic oss 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian Sign Language rsl 1 1
Tajiki tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkmen tuk 1 1 New Testament
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Uyghur uig 1 1 New Testament
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 38 41 27   14 30 36 32 15

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.4 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.4 %)
6.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.5 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
87.3 %
Non-Religious
5.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.0 %
Orthodox
88.7 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
1.6 %
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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Kyrgyzstan Statistics
People Groups 41
Unreached People Groups 27  (65.9%)
Population 6,058,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Population in Unreached 5,513,000  (91.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 126
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 6.0%
Percent Evangelical 0.4%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.3%
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 36%
Continent Asia
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code KG
Official Language(s) KyrgyzRussian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 61,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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