Country: Qatar

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

14 (58.3%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

2,181,000

Population in Unreached

1,903,000 (87.3%)

Literacy Rate

97 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

6.3%

% Evangelical

0.86%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Akhdam, Arabized Blacks 209,000 1,786,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.20 %
 Americans, U.S. 11,000 188,908,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 28.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 44,000 59,977,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 229,000 11,232,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Najdi Bedouin 44,000 15,918,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Palestinian 295,000 11,706,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Qatar 402,000 2,578,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Saudi - Hijazi 21,000 10,086,000 Arabic, Hijazi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Sudanese 44,000 18,965,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.20 % 0.80 %
 Arab, Syrian 207,000 15,515,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 %
 Armenian 6,600 6,319,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
 Baloch, Southern 44,000 1,658,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 British 21,000 51,498,000 English Christianity 57.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 2.00 % 1.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 99,000 36,093,000 Tagalog Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
 French 6,700 49,530,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 1.00 %
 German 4,400 64,348,000 German, Standard Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 800 854,493,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 %
 Malayali 62,000 1,246,000 Malayalam Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 %
 Persian 220,000 40,161,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinhalese 44,000 11,081,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 %
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 22,000 7,265,000 Tamil Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 %
 Turk 4,100 58,818,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Urdu 140,000 1,751,000 Urdu Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  24 2,181,000       14   6.29 % 0.86 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 110,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 2,291,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 NT
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 2 2
Arabic, Hijazi Spoken acw 1 1
Arabic, Najdi Spoken ars 1 1 Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 2 2 Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 1 Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spoken apd 1 1 NT
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete
Balochi, Southern bcc 1 1 NT
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete
English eng 2 0 Complete
French fra 1 0 Complete
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete
Malayalam mal 1 0 Complete
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete
Sinhala sin 1 1 Complete
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete
Tamil tam 1 0 Complete
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete
Unknown xxx 1 1
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete
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.

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Qatar Statistics
People Groups 24
Unreached People Groups 14  (58.3%)
Population 2,181,000
Population in Unreached 1,903,000  (87.3%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 45 to 61
Urbanization 99%
Continent Asia
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code QA
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 65,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 6.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.9%
Country Progress Level 2
Persecution Ranking 20 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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