Country: Mongolia

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

23 (79.3%)

Total Population

2,968,000

Population in Unreached

2,900,000 (97.7%)

% Professing Christian

2.4%

% Evangelical

1.64 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

99 %

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 700 188,896,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 %
 Bayad 60,000 60,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 1.20 % 1.00 %
 Buriat, Mongolia 48,000 48,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 2.50 % 1.90 %
 Chinese, general 9,200 8,743,000 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 5,600 117,000 Dungan Islam 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Durbet, Dorwoten 76,000 76,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin 35,000 35,000 Mongolian, Halh Non-Religious 2.00 % 1.70 %
 Ewenki, Tungus 600 42,000 Evenki Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 45,000 854,496,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.00 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul 247,000 629,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 3.00 % 1.80 %
 Kazakh, Qazaq 107,000 14,299,000 Kazakh Islam 0.80 % 0.60 %
Khotogoid 16,000 16,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 0.90 %
Khoton 12,000 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 %
 Korean 1,600 80,216,000 Korean Non-Religious 25.00 % 14.00 %
 Mongol, Khalka 2,005,000 2,132,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.70 %
 Mongolian, Northern 150,000 7,546,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Russian 2,600 134,008,000 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 %
 Tuvinian, Uriankhai 5,500 275,000 Tuva Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Ukrainian 9,000 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Uriankhai, Altai 28,000 28,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 %
Uuld 8,200 8,200 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uyghur 1,600 11,845,000 Uyghur Islam 0.40 % 0.20 %
 Uzbek, Northern 24,000 27,092,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.30 %
Uzemchin 2,700 2,700 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 %
  Totals:  29 2,968,000       23   2.36 % 1.64 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 38,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 3,006,000              
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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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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
  • Long term Christian missions
  • 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 2,968,000
Population in Unreached 2,900,000  (97.7%)
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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