Country: Kyrgyzstan

Number of People Groups

41

People Groups Unreached

26 (63.4%)

Total Population

5,970,000

Unreached Population

5,428,000 (90.9%)

% Professing Christian

6.1%

% Evangelical

0.42 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

99 %

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
 Armenian, Ermeni 3,600 6,323,000 Armenian Christianity 96.00 % 9.00 %
 Avar 700 829,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Azerbaijani, North 19,000 9,820,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Balkar 1,900 117,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bashkir 2,500 1,689,000 Bashkort Islam 8.00 % 0.50 %
 Belarusian 1,600 10,076,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 %
 Bulgarian 800 7,170,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Chechen 2,100 1,704,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chinese, general 32,000 8,449,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Chuvash 1,200 1,493,000 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 65,000 117,000 Dungan Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Georgian 700 3,265,000 Georgian Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 %
 German, Volga German 11,000 64,480,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.00 % 2.00 %
 Greek 900 10,776,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Luli 3,400 4,101,000 Domari Islam 0.30 % 0.25 %
 Ingush 800 445,000 Ingush Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 700 622,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat 7,000 629,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Karachai 2,700 229,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Karakalpak 1,200 861,000 Karakalpak Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kazakh 37,000 14,299,000 Kazakh Islam 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Korean 19,000 80,205,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.00 % 16.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 14,000 14,788,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Kyrgyz 4,187,000 5,038,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.10 % 0.09 %
 Lezgin 2,700 655,000 Lezgi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moldavian 500 3,428,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 %
 Mordvinian 6,100 116,000 Erzya Christianity 65.00 % 0.50 %
Ossetic 600 587,000 Ossetic Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 %
 Polish 600 41,935,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Russian 469,000 134,007,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 3.00 %
 Tajik 52,000 8,609,000 Tajiki Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
 Tatar 35,000 6,333,000 Tatar Islam 1.00 % 0.04 %
 Tatar, Crimean 600 591,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 22,000 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 22,000 175,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turkmen 2,200 7,707,000 Turkmen Islam 0.50 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 24,000 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 3.80 %
 Uyghur 54,000 11,845,000 Uyghur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uzbek, Northern 859,000 27,092,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.25 % 0.20 %
  Totals:  41 5,970,000       26   6.10 % 0.42 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 64,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 6,034,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.4 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.4 %)
6.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.5 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
87.2 %
Non-Religious
5.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.0 %
Orthodox
88.5 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
5.3 %
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 26  (63.4%)
Population 5,970,000
Population in Unreached 5,428,000  (90.9%)
Urbanization 36%
Continent Asia
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code KG
Official National Language Kyrgyz
Secondary National Language Russian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 60,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 6.1%
Percent Evangelical 0.4%
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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