Country: Serbia

Number of People Groups

36

People Groups Unreached

7 (19.4%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

7,505,000

Population in Unreached

150,000 (2.0%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

79.1%

% Evangelical

0.64%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.8%
(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 *
 Adyghe 2,600 653,000 Adyghe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Albanian, Gheg 5,400 3,500,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 31.00 % 0.20 % -
 Americans, U.S. 2,700 190,499,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 28.90 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 22,000 11,648,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 Aromanian 33,000 680,000 Aromanian Christianity 85.00 % 0.80 % -
Ashkali 900 26,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bosniak 134,000 2,890,000 Bosnian Islam 0.20 % 0.03 %
 British 1,500 51,606,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bulgarian 17,000 7,101,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chinese, general 14,000 8,903,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 5.00 % 4.00 % -
 Croat 54,000 5,201,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 % -
 Czech 45,000 10,546,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.80 % -
Deaf Unknown Unknown Yugoslavian Sign Language Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 % -
Egyptian, Balkan 1,700 22,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 3.00 % 0.00 %
 French 900 49,832,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 6,400 64,307,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Gorani 6,200 57,000 Serbian Islam 4.00 % 0.00 %
 Greek 900 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Hungarian 235,000 11,614,000 Hungarian Christianity 89.00 % 2.50 % -
Istro-Romanian 2,600 3,100 Romanian, Istro Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 % -
 Italian 2,600 37,690,000 Italian Christianity 80.00 % 1.10 % -
Jew, Serbian Speaking 1,800 2,400 Serbian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Macedonian 21,000 1,908,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.00 % 0.20 % -
 Montenegrin 36,000 364,000 Serbian Christianity 77.00 % 0.30 % -
 Polish 29,000 41,891,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Romani, Balkan 126,000 1,249,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 % -
 Romani, Sinte 39,000 231,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 75.00 % 2.00 % -
 Romanian 27,000 20,461,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 % -
Romano-Serbian 96,000 96,000 Romano-Serbian Christianity 65.00 % 0.40 % -
 Russian 3,600 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 72.00 % 1.20 % -
 Ruthenian 14,000 577,000 Rusyn Christianity 91.00 % 1.00 % -
 Serb 6,456,000 8,906,000 Serbian Christianity 81.00 % 0.50 % -
 Slovak 49,000 5,070,000 Slovak Christianity 93.00 % 1.20 % -
 Slovene 8,300 1,940,000 Slovene Christianity 54.00 % 0.10 % -
 Turk 2,500 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 8,200 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
  Totals:  36 7,505,000       7   79.11 % 0.64 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,272,000                
  UN Country Population (2017) 8,777,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   7,505,000 36 7 19.4 % 150,000 2.0 % 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
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 Complete Bible
Albanian, Tosk als 2 2 Complete Bible
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Aromanian rup 1 0 Bible Portions
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Sinte rmo 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian, Istro ruo 1 0
Romano-Serbian rsb 1 0
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Rusyn rue 1 0 Bible Portions
Serbian srp 4 2 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovene slv 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Yugoslavian Sign Language ysl 1 0
Totals: 31 36 7   22 21 26 27 20

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.6 %)
79.1 %
Ethnic Religions
0.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
16.4 %
Non-Religious
4.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.6 %
Orthodox
87.7 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
3.7 %
Roman Catholic
7.7 %
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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Serbia Statistics
People Groups 36
Unreached People Groups 7  (19.4%)
Population 7,505,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.4%
Population in Unreached 150,000  (2.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 8
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 79.1%
Percent Evangelical 0.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.8%
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 55%
Continent Europe
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code RI
Official Language(s) Serbian
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 150,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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