Country: Qatar

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

14 (58.3%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

2,225,000

Population in Unreached

1,942,000 (87.3%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

6.3%

% Evangelical

0.86%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.3%
(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
 Americans, U.S. 11,000 190,299,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 28.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 45,000 61,168,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 233,000 11,648,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Palestinian 301,000 11,940,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Qatar 411,000 2,652,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Saudi - Hijazi 22,000 10,290,000 Arabic, Hijazi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 45,000 16,395,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Sudanese 45,000 19,397,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.20 % 0.80 %
 Arab, Syrian 211,000 15,831,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 %
 Arabized Blacks 213,000 1,825,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.20 %
 Armenian 6,700 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
 Baloch, Southern 45,000 1,682,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 British 22,000 51,406,000 English Christianity 57.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 2.00 % 1.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 101,000 36,668,000 Tagalog Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
 French 6,900 49,762,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 1.00 %
 German 4,500 64,379,000 German, Standard Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 800 858,337,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 %
 Malayali 63,000 1,267,000 Malayalam Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 %
 Persian 225,000 40,544,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinhalese 45,000 11,143,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 %
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 22,000 7,317,000 Tamil Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 %
 Turk 4,200 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Urdu 143,000 1,776,000 Urdu Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  24 2,225,000       14   6.29 % 0.86 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 113,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 2,338,000              
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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
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 2 2
Arabic, Hijazi Spoken acw 1 1
Arabic, Najdi Spoken ars 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 2 2 Bible Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spoken apd 1 1 New Testament
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Balochi, Southern bcc 1 1 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Malayalam mal 1 0 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Sinhala sin 1 1 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tamil tam 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 21 24 14   10 13 17 19 11

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.9 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.9 %)
6.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
2.9 %
Islam
87.5 %
Non-Religious
0.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.6 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
5.9 %
Independent
7.1 %
Orthodox
11.8 %
Other Christian
4.8 %
Protestant
12.0 %
Roman Catholic
58.4 %
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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Qatar Statistics
People Groups 24
Unreached People Groups 14  (58.3%)
Population 2,225,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Population in Unreached 1,942,000  (87.3%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 46 to 62
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 6.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.3%
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 99%
Continent Asia
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code QA
National Bible Society Website
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 67,000
Persecution Ranking 20 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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