Country: Qatar

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

13 (54.2%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

2,565,000

Population in Unreached

2,234,000 (87.1%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

6.3%

% Evangelical

0.85%

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
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 13,000 190,342,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 28.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 472,000 7,656,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 9
 Arab, Egyptian 52,000 63,343,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 269,000 11,742,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.50 % 5
 Arab, Palestinian 346,000 11,041,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 % 7
 Arab, Saudi - Hijazi 25,000 10,493,000 Arabic, Hijazi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 52,000 16,815,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
 Arab, Sudanese 52,000 19,200,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.20 % 0.80 % 1
 Arab, Syrian 243,000 16,618,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 % 5
 Arabized Blacks 245,000 1,886,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 5
 Armenian 7,800 6,194,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baloch, Southern 52,000 1,712,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 British 25,000 52,309,000 English Christianity 57.00 % 8.00 % -
Deaf 5,400 46,464,000 Language unknown Islam 5.91 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 116,000 36,787,000 Tagalog Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 % -
 French 7,900 49,965,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 5,200 65,388,000 German, Standard Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 900 867,109,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 % -
 Malayali 72,000 1,220,000 Malayalam Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Persian 258,000 40,916,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Sinhalese 52,000 411,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 26,000 2,704,000 Tamil Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Turk 4,800 60,215,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Urdu 165,000 1,821,000 Urdu Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  24 2,565,000       13   6.29 % 0.85 % 45 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 130,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 2,695,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   2,565,000 24 13 54.2 % 2,234,000 87.1 % 0
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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 0
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 21 24 13   13 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
5.8 %
Independent
7.1 %
Orthodox
11.8 %
Other Christian
4.7 %
Protestant
12.0 %
Roman Catholic
58.3 %
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 Qatar. 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 Qatar
  • Christian ministry in Qatar
  • 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

Qatar Statistics
People Groups 24
Unreached People Groups 13  (54.2%)
Population 2,565,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Population in Unreached 2,234,000  (87.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 45
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
Official Language(s) Arabic, Standard
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 51,000
Persecution Ranking 27 (1=High to 50=Low OD)


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