Country: Qatar

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

13 (54.2%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

2,809,000

Population in Unreached

2,454,000 (87.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

6.2%

% Evangelical

0.83%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.3%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 14,000 192,802,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 28.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 564,000 7,028,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.08 % 11
 Arab, Egyptian 56,000 68,881,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 270,000 7,633,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.50 % 5
 Arab, Palestinian 375,000 10,854,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.08 % 7
 Arab, Saudi - Hijazi 27,000 11,058,000 Arabic, Hijazi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 56,000 17,344,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
 Arab, Sudanese 56,000 17,155,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.20 % 0.80 % 1
 Arab, Syrian 270,000 16,175,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 % 5
 Armenian 8,300 6,249,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baloch, Southern 56,000 1,581,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 British 27,000 53,901,000 English Christianity 57.00 % 8.00 % -
Deaf 5,800 47,601,000 Language unknown Islam 5.91 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 125,000 38,131,000 Tagalog Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 % -
 French 8,400 50,524,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 5,500 66,334,000 German, Standard Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 900 882,277,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 % -
 Malayali 78,000 1,578,000 Malayalam Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam 262,000 1,956,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 5
 Persian 279,000 41,809,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sinhalese 56,000 448,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 27,000 2,729,000 Tamil Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Turk 5,100 63,323,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Urdu 177,000 1,930,000 Urdu Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 4
  Totals:  24 2,809,000         13 6.19 % 0.83 % 49 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 72,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 2,881,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Ad Dawhah, Doha 1,123,000
Al Daayen 63,000
Al Khor 238,000
Al Wakrah 351,000
Ar Rayyan 712,000
Ash-Shahaniyah 220,000
Madinat ash Shamal 9,400
Umm Salal 107,000
Provinces:  8 2,823,000
UN Country Population 2,881,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,717,000 10,242.7 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 27,268.6 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 7,323.9 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,522,000 4,077.0 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
2,809,000



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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 Bible Portions
Arabic, Hijazi Spoken acw 1 1 Unspecified
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, Western hyw 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 Unspecified
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 21 24 13   12 13 16 19 10

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.9 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.8 %)
6.2 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
2.8 %
Islam
87.7 %
Non-Religious
0.7 %
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 2,809,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Population in Unreached 2,454,000  (87.4%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 6.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.8%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.3%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 49
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 99%
Continent Asia
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code QA
Official Language(s) Arabic, Standard
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 56,000
Persecution Ranking 27 (1=High to 50=Low OD)

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