Country: Mongolia

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

23 (79.3%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

3,150,000

Population in Unreached

3,090,000 (98.1%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

2.3%

% Evangelical

1.72%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

7.9%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 700 191,713,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 % -
 Bayad 63,000 63,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 1.20 % 1.00 % 1
 Buriat, Mongolia 50,000 50,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 2.50 % 1.90 % 1
 Chinese, general 43,000 13,011,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Dariganga 30,000 30,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Darkhad 24,000 24,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Daur 2,000 199,000 Daur Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 3.00 % -
Deaf 16,000 47,090,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % 1
 Dungan 5,900 120,000 Dungan Islam 2.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Durbet, Dorwoten 80,000 80,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.50 % 2
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin 36,000 36,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 2.00 % 1.70 % 1
 Ewenki, Khamnigan 600 3,200 Evenki Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul 259,000 645,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 3.00 % 1.80 % 5
 Kazakh, Qazaq 112,000 15,629,000 Kazakh Islam 0.80 % 0.60 % 2
Khotogoid 17,000 17,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 0.90 % 1
Khoton 13,000 13,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % 1
 Korean 1,700 80,845,000 Korean Non-Religious 25.00 % 14.00 % -
 Mongol, Khalka 2,101,000 2,235,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.90 % 42
 Mongolian, Northern 158,000 7,718,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Russian 2,700 133,510,000 Russian Christianity 78.00 % 1.00 % -
Torgud 16,000 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % 1
 Tsaatan 300 300 Tuvan Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tuva, Uriankhai 42,000 311,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Ukrainian 9,500 37,164,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 % -
Uriankhai, Altai 30,000 30,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
Uuld 8,600 8,600 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur 500 12,113,000 Uyghur Islam 0.40 % 0.20 % 1
 Uzbek, Northern 26,000 29,245,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
Uzemchin 2,900 2,900 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
  Totals:  29 3,150,000       23   2.33 % 1.72 % 72 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 16,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 3,166,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   3,150,000 29 23 79.3 % 3,090,000 98.1 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 289,288,000 9,183.7 % 97.4 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 755,718,000 23,991.0 % 70.7 % 24.0 % 1.7 % 0.2 % 2.7 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 201,243,000 6,388.7 % 94.9 % 0.0 % 0.7 % 2.8 % 1.5 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 116,365,000 3,694.1 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
3,150,000
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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
Buriat, Mongolia bxm 1 1 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Daur dta 1 0 Bible Portions
Dungan dng 1 1 Bible Portions
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Evenki evn 1 1 Bible Portions
Kalmyk-Oirat xal 3 3 New Testament
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Mongolian Sign Language msr 1 1 Unspecified
Mongolian, Halh khk 9 9 Complete Bible
Mongolian, Peripheral mvf 2 2 New Testament
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Tuvan tyv 2 2 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Uyghur uig 1 1 Complete Bible
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 17 29 23   9 11 14 14 7

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
36.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.7 %)
2.3 %
Ethnic Religions
32.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
3.6 %
Non-Religious
25.2 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
56.9 %
Orthodox
10.7 %
Other Christian
6.1 %
Protestant
17.4 %
Roman Catholic
2.5 %
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 Mongolia. 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 Mongolia
  • Christian ministry in Mongolia
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Mongolia Statistics
People Groups 29
Unreached People Groups 23  (79.3%)
Population 3,150,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Population in Unreached 3,090,000  (98.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 72
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Christian Adherent 2.3%
Percent Evangelical 1.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 7.9%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 68%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, Northeast
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code MG
Official Language(s) Mongolian, HalhRussian
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 94,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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