Country: Qatar

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

13 (54.2%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

2,612,000

Population in Unreached

2,275,000 (87.1%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

6.3%

% Evangelical

0.85%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.3%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 13,000 191,713,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 28.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 481,000 8,325,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.08 % 10
 Arab, Egyptian 53,000 64,681,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 273,000 11,702,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.50 % 5
 Arab, Palestinian 352,000 11,184,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.08 % 7
 Arab, Saudi - Hijazi 25,000 10,583,000 Arabic, Hijazi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 53,000 17,116,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
 Arab, Sudanese 53,000 19,842,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.20 % 0.80 % 1
 Arab, Syrian 247,000 16,749,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 % 5
 Arabized Blacks 250,000 1,927,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 5
 Armenian 7,900 6,213,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baloch, Southern 53,000 1,637,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 British 25,000 52,628,000 English Christianity 57.00 % 8.00 % -
Deaf 5,500 47,090,000 Language unknown Islam 5.91 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 118,000 37,764,000 Tagalog Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 % -
 French 8,000 50,306,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 5,300 65,533,000 German, Standard Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 900 870,225,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 % -
 Malayali 74,000 1,411,000 Malayalam Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Persian 263,000 41,294,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Sinhalese 53,000 417,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 26,000 2,742,000 Tamil Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Turk 4,900 61,114,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Urdu 168,000 1,849,000 Urdu Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  24 2,612,000       13   6.29 % 0.85 % 46 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 132,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 2,744,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   2,612,000 24 13 54.2 % 2,275,000 87.1 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 289,288,000 11,075.3 % 97.4 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 755,718,000 28,932.5 % 70.7 % 24.0 % 1.7 % 0.2 % 2.7 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 201,243,000 7,704.6 % 94.9 % 0.0 % 0.7 % 2.8 % 1.5 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 116,365,000 4,455.0 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
2,612,000
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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 Translation Started
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 Unspecified
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 21 24 13   13 13 17 19 11

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.9 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.8 %)
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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  • Church planting agencies in Qatar
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Qatar Statistics
People Groups 24
Unreached People Groups 13  (54.2%)
Population 2,612,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Population in Unreached 2,275,000  (87.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 46
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 6.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.8%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.3%
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 52,000
Persecution Ranking 38 (1=High to 50=Low OD)