Country: Mongolia

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

23 (79.3%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

3,014,000

Population in Unreached

2,945,000 (97.7%)

Literacy Rate

99 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

2.4%

% Evangelical

1.64%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 700 190,291,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 %
 Bayad 61,000 61,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 1.20 % 1.00 %
 Buriat, Mongolia 48,000 48,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 2.50 % 1.90 %
 Chinese, general 9,300 8,903,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Dariganga 29,000 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Darkhad 23,000 23,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.50 % 1.20 %
 Dungan 5,700 118,000 Dungan Islam 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Durbet, Dorwoten 78,000 78,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin 35,000 35,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 2.00 % 1.70 %
 Ewenki, Khamnigan 600 3,100 Evenki Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 46,000 858,191,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.00 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul 251,000 633,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 3.00 % 1.80 %
 Kazakh, Qazaq 109,000 14,441,000 Kazakh Islam 0.80 % 0.60 %
Khotogoid 17,000 17,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 0.90 %
Khoton 12,000 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 %
 Korean 1,600 80,477,000 Korean Non-Religious 25.00 % 14.00 %
 Mongol, Khalka 2,036,000 2,165,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.70 %
 Mongolian, Northern 153,000 7,581,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Russian 2,700 133,967,000 Russian Christianity 78.00 % 1.00 %
Torgud 15,000 15,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 %
 Tsaatan 300 300 Tuva Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tuva, Uriankhai 5,500 275,000 Tuva Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Ukrainian 9,200 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Uriankhai, Altai 29,000 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 %
Uuld 8,300 8,300 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uyghur 1,600 11,900,000 Uyghur Islam 0.40 % 0.20 %
 Uzbek, Northern 25,000 27,779,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.30 %
Uzemchin 2,800 2,800 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 %
  Totals:  29 3,014,000       23   2.36 % 1.64 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 38,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 3,052,000              
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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 Bible Portions
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 2 0 Complete Bible
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
Mongolian, Halh khk 9 9 Complete Bible
Mongolian, Peripheral mvf 2 2 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Tuva tyv 2 2 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Uyghur uig 1 1 New Testament
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 16 29 23   7 11 13 13 7

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
35.7 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.6 %)
2.4 %
Ethnic Religions
33.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
3.7 %
Non-Religious
25.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
58.7 %
Orthodox
10.7 %
Other Christian
6.1 %
Protestant
18.2 %
Roman Catholic
3.2 %
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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  • 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 3,014,000
Population in Unreached 2,945,000  (97.7%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 75 to 103
Urbanization 71%
Continent Asia
Region Northeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code MG
Official National Language Mongolian, Halh
Secondary National Language Russian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 30,000
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Christian Adherent 2.4%
Percent Evangelical 1.6%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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