Country: Serbia

Number of People Groups

36

People Groups Unreached

7 (19.4%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

5,935,000

Population in Unreached

118,000 (2.0%)

Literacy Rate

99 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

79.1%

% Evangelical

0.64%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Adyghe 2,100 646,000 Adyghe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Albanian, Gheg 4,300 3,484,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 31.00 % 0.20 %
 Americans, U.S. 2,200 188,908,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 28.90 %
 Arab, Lebanese 17,000 11,232,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 %
 Aromanian 26,000 675,000 Aromanian Christianity 85.00 % 0.80 %
Ashkali 700 26,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bosniak 106,000 2,812,000 Bosnian Islam 0.20 % 0.03 %
 British 1,200 51,498,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Bulgarian 14,000 7,138,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Chinese, general 11,000 8,847,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 5.00 % 4.00 %
 Croat 42,000 5,240,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 %
 Czech 36,000 10,528,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.80 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Yugoslavian Sign Language Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 %
Egyptian, Balkan 1,300 22,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 3.00 % 0.00 %
 French 700 49,530,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 German 5,000 64,348,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
 Gorani 4,900 56,000 Serbian Islam 4.00 % 0.00 %
 Greek 700 10,807,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Hungarian 186,000 11,553,000 Hungarian Christianity 89.00 % 2.50 %
Istro-Romanian 2,100 2,600 Romanian, Istro Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 %
 Italian 2,100 37,741,000 Italian Christianity 80.00 % 1.10 %
Jew, Serbian Speaking 900 1,500 Serbian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Macedonian 17,000 1,902,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.00 % 0.20 %
 Montenegrin 28,000 356,000 Serbian Christianity 77.00 % 0.30 %
 Polish 23,000 41,878,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Romani, Balkan 100,000 1,225,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
 Romani, Sinte, Manush 31,000 223,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 75.00 % 2.00 %
 Romanian 21,000 20,507,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 %
Romano-Serbian 76,000 76,000 Romano-Serbian Christianity 65.00 % 0.40 %
 Russian 2,900 133,744,000 Russian Christianity 72.00 % 1.20 %
 Ruthenian 11,000 576,000 Rusyn Christianity 91.00 % 1.00 %
 Serb 5,106,000 7,634,000 Serbian Christianity 81.00 % 0.50 %
 Slovak 39,000 5,033,000 Slovak Christianity 93.00 % 1.20 %
Slovene 6,600 1,934,000 Slovene Christianity 54.00 % 0.10 %
 Turk 2,000 58,818,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 6,500 37,924,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
  Totals:  36 5,935,000       7   79.12 % 0.64 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,007,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 6,942,000              
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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
Adyghe ady 1 1 NT
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 NT
Albanian, Tosk als 2 2 Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Portions
Aromanian rup 1 0 Portions
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete
Czech ces 1 0 Complete
English eng 2 0 Complete
French fra 1 0 Complete
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete
Greek ell 1 0 Complete
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete
Italian ita 1 0 Complete
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete
Polish pol 1 0 Complete
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete
Romani, Sinte rmo 1 0 Complete
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete
Romanian, Istro ruo 1 0
Romano-Serbian rsb 1 0
Russian rus 1 0 Complete
Rusyn rue 1 0 Portions
Serbian srp 4 2 Complete
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete
Slovene slv 1 0 Complete
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete
Yugoslavian Sign Language ysl 1 0
Totals: 31 36 7   22 22 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 5,935,000
Population in Unreached 118,000  (2.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 9 to 16
Urbanization 55%
Continent Europe
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code RI
Official National Language Serbian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 59,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 79.1%
Percent Evangelical 0.6%
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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