Country: Russia

Number of People Groups

179

People Groups Unreached

116 (64.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

142,070,000

Population in Unreached

14,865,000 (10.5%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

57.7%

% Evangelical

1.21%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.3%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Abaza 45,000 71,000 Abaza Islam 1.00 % 0.02 %
 Abkhaz 12,000 304,000 Abkhaz Christianity 70.00 % 0.09 %
 Adyghe, West Circassian 140,000 653,000 Adyghe Islam 0.08 % 0.07 %
 Aghul 35,000 35,000 Aghul Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Akhvakh 6,700 6,700 Akhvakh Islam 0.03 % 0.03 %
Akkin 102,000 102,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Aleut, Eastern 500 14,000 Aleut Non-Religious 1.00 % 0.60 %
 Altai-Kizhi 75,000 76,000 Altai, Southern Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.33 %
Alutor 2,000 2,000 Alutor Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 1,600 190,499,000 English Christianity 75.00 % 22.00 %
Andalal 61,000 61,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Andi, Qwannab 31,000 31,000 Andi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Antsukh 51,000 51,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Arab, Uzbeki 9,600 17,000 Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Archi, Archintsy 2,000 2,000 Archi Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Armenian 1,187,000 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 %
 Assyrian 11,000 666,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
 Avar, Dagestani 767,000 828,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Azerbaijani 606,000 9,988,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 3.00 % 0.20 %
Bagulal 6,700 6,700 Bagvalal Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Balkar 110,000 116,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.05 % 0.04 %
Baraba Tatar, Siberian 20,000 20,000 Tatar, Siberian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bashkir 1,591,000 1,688,000 Bashkort Islam 6.00 % 0.90 %
Batlukh-Gid 31,000 31,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Belarusian 524,000 10,061,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 %
Beserman 2,300 2,300 Udmurt Christianity 55.00 % 0.00 %
Bezhta 9,200 10,000 Bezhta Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
Botlukh 7,200 7,200 Botlikh Islam 0.03 % 0.02 %
 British 1,000 51,606,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Bulgarian 24,000 7,101,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Buriat, Russian 463,000 465,000 Buriat, Russia Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.04 %
Chamalal 9,700 9,700 Chamalal Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chechen, Nohchi 1,432,000 1,696,000 Chechen Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Chelkans 1,200 1,200 Altai, Northern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Chirag / Amuq 3,000 3,000 Dargwa Islam 0.07 % 0.07 %
 Chukchi 16,000 16,000 Chukchi Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.25 %
Chuvan 1,600 1,800 Yukaghir, Southern Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
 Chuvash, Bolgar 1,442,000 1,494,000 Chuvash Christianity 50.00 % 1.20 %
 Cuban 700 9,210,000 Spanish Christianity 52.00 % 4.00 %
 Czech 1,900 10,546,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 %
 Dargin 440,000 452,000 Dargwa Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Russian Sign Language Christianity 66.00 % 1.90 %
Didoi, Tsez 18,000 18,000 Dido Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Digor 102,000 102,000 Ossetic Islam 0.03 % 0.02 %
Dolgan 7,900 7,900 Dolgan Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.90 %
 Dungan 1,700 118,000 Dungan Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Enets, Yenisei Samoyed 200 200 Enets, Forest Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.00 %
 Eskimo, Siberian 1,700 4,900 Yupik, Central Siberian Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.80 %
 Estonian 18,000 1,043,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 4.90 %
Even, Lamut 22,000 22,000 Even Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.32 %
 Evenki 39,000 39,000 Evenki Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.18 %
 Finnish 20,000 5,172,000 Finnish Christianity 84.00 % 12.10 %
 French 1,500 49,832,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 Gagauzi Turk 14,000 177,000 Gagauz Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 %
 Georgian, Ajari 158,000 3,251,000 Georgian Christianity 79.00 % 1.50 %
 German 396,000 64,307,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
Ghunzib, Hunzib 2,500 2,800 Hunzib Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gilyak, Nivkh 4,700 5,200 Gilyak Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.40 %
 Ginukh, Hinux 600 600 Hinukh Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Godoberi 3,100 3,100 Ghodoberi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Greek 86,000 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 29,000 858,335,000 Russian Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.70 %
 Hungarian 2,800 11,614,000 Hungarian Christianity 88.00 % 2.80 %
 Ingush, Galgai 423,000 445,000 Ingush Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Italian 1,400 37,690,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.10 %
Itelmen 3,200 3,200 Russian Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.94 %
Izhor, Ingrian 300 1,100 Ingrian Christianity 70.00 % 0.80 %
 Japanese 900 124,775,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %
 Jew, Russian 157,000 722,000 Russian Ethnic Religions 4.70 % 3.00 %
 Jewish Tat, Mountain Jews 12,000 84,000 Judeo-Tat Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.00 %
 Kabardian, East Circassian 578,000 1,870,000 Kabardian Islam 6.00 % 0.02 %
Kaitag 21,000 21,000 Dargwa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul 184,000 633,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 %
Kamchadal 1,900 1,900 Russian Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.90 %
 Karachai 225,000 229,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
 Karaite 200 24,000 Karaim Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Karakalpak 1,500 797,000 Karakalpak Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karata 6,500 6,500 Karata Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Karelian, Norgorod 61,000 75,000 Karelian Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Kazakh 650,000 14,640,000 Kazakh Islam 0.10 % 0.01 %
Kereks 400 400 Russian Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.90 %
 Kets, Yenisei Ostyak 1,200 1,200 Ket Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.40 %
 Khanti, Ostyak 31,000 31,000 Khanty Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.90 %
Khvarshin 4,100 4,100 Khvarshi Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
Kist 700 6,100 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Komi-Permyat 95,000 98,000 Komi-Permyak Christianity 43.00 % 1.20 %
Komi-Yazva 4,200 4,300 Komi-Zyrian Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 %
Komi-Zyrian 229,000 231,000 Komi-Zyrian Ethnic Religions 37.00 % 1.10 %
 Korean 154,000 80,517,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 17.00 %
 Koryak, Nymylan 8,000 8,000 Koryak Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.88 %
Kubachi 7,200 7,200 Dargwa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kumandins 2,900 2,900 Altai, Northern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kumyk 433,000 437,000 Kumyk Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 23,000 15,021,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kyrgyz 104,000 4,863,000 Kyrgyz Islam 5.00 % 0.70 %
 Lak 161,000 174,000 Lak Islam 0.03 % 0.03 %
 Latvian, Lett 19,000 1,481,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
 Lezgin 425,000 658,000 Lezgi Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
 Lithuanian 32,000 2,875,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 %
Ludian, Lyudikovian 13,000 13,000 Ludian Christianity 65.00 % 1.10 %
 Lyuli 500 13,000 Domari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mansi, Vogul 12,000 12,000 Mansi Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.60 %
Mari, Eastern 150,000 158,000 Mari, Meadow Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 0.50 %
Mari, High 24,000 25,000 Mari, Hill Christianity 90.00 % 0.00 %
 Mari, Low 400,000 410,000 Mari, Meadow Christianity 60.00 % 1.10 %
 Mingrelian 600 311,000 Russian Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 %
 Moldavian 157,000 3,924,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 %
 Mongol, Khalka 3,000 2,165,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 %
 Mordvin-Erzya 57,000 110,000 Erzya Christianity 64.00 % 1.60 %
Mordvin-Moksha 747,000 747,000 Moksha Christianity 65.00 % 1.60 %
Murego / Gubden 40,000 40,000 Dargwa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mussulman Tat 2,100 36,000 Tat, Muslim Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nagaibak 8,300 8,300 Tatar Christianity 70.00 % 0.50 %
 Nanai, Gold 12,000 17,000 Nanai Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.41 %
Negidal, Nizovsk 500 500 Negidal Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
 Nenets, Yurak Samoyed 45,000 45,000 Nenets Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.67 %
Nganasan, Tavgi Samoyed 900 900 Nganasan Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
 Nogai 93,000 95,000 Nogai Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
Olonetsian, Livvikovian 13,000 19,000 Livvi-Karelian Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
Orochi 600 1,500 Russian Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 %
Orok 300 1,300 Orok Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.40 %
Ossetic 438,000 568,000 Ossetic Christianity 65.00 % 1.14 %
 Pashtun Northern 5,400 44,269,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 3,700 40,552,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
 Polish 47,000 41,891,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Romani, Ruska Roma 206,000 206,000 Russian Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 %
 Romani, Vlax 10,000 1,125,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
 Romanian 3,200 20,461,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 %
 Russian 115,514,000 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 65.00 % 1.20 %
Rutul 31,000 49,000 Rutul Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Saami, Kildin 400 500 Saami, Kildin Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
Saami, Skolt 400 900 Saami, Skolt Christianity 85.00 % 1.20 %
Saami, Ter 400 400 Saami, Ter Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 %
Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed 3,700 3,700 Selkup Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.70 %
 Serb 3,500 8,906,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 %
Shapsug, Circassian 4,000 4,000 Adyghe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 South Asian, general 35,000 10,468,000 Hindi Hinduism 3.00 % 0.30 %
Soyot 3,600 3,600 Tuva Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Spaniard 1,200 28,653,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 %
 Tabasaran 149,000 151,000 Tabasaran Islam 0.08 % 0.08 %
 Tajik 201,000 8,882,000 Tajiki Islam 1.00 % 0.10 %
 Talysh 2,500 227,000 Talysh Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tatar 5,333,000 6,363,000 Tatar Islam 3.00 % 0.40 %
Tatar 6,800 6,800 Tatar Islam 1.00 % 0.10 %
 Tatar, Chulym 400 400 Chulym Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tatar, Crimean 2,500 592,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.50 % 0.05 %
 Tatar, Khakass 73,000 75,000 Khakas Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.10 %
Tatar, Kriashen 35,000 35,000 Tatar Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 %
Tatar, Mishari 800 800 Tatar Islam 1.00 % 0.20 %
 Tatar, Shorian 13,000 14,000 Shor Islam 1.00 % 0.50 %
Taz 300 300 Russian Non-Religious 5.00 % 0.70 %
Telengit 3,700 3,700 Altai, Southern Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Teleut, Altai 2,700 2,800 Altai, Southern Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.00 %
Tindi 10,000 10,000 Tindi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tobol-Irtysh Tatar, Siberian 74,000 74,000 Tatar, Siberian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tofalar 800 800 Karagas Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
Tomsk Tatar, Siberian 6,600 6,600 Tatar, Siberian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tsakhur 10,000 23,000 Tsakhur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tsudakar 20,000 20,000 Dargwa Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Tubalars 2,000 2,000 Altai, Northern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk 55,000 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 61,000 178,000 Russian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turkmen 37,000 8,046,000 Turkmen Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
 Tuva, Uriankhai 265,000 275,000 Tuva Non-Religious 1.50 % 0.19 %
 Tuvans-Todzhans 1,900 1,900 Tuva Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Udege 1,500 1,500 Udihe Ethnic Religions 0.30 % 0.20 %
Udin 4,300 9,600 Udi Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
 Udmurt, Votyak 555,000 577,000 Udmurt Christianity 58.00 % 0.01 %
 Ukranian 1,936,000 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
Ulchi 2,800 2,800 Ulch Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.70 %
 Uyghur 3,700 11,900,000 Uyghur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uzbek, Northern 291,000 27,555,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.75 % 0.30 %
 Vepsian 8,300 8,700 Veps Christianity 65.00 % 0.80 %
 Vietnamese, Kinh 14,000 84,972,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 %
Vod, Votish Unknown Unknown Russian Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 %
 Yakut 480,000 483,000 Yakut Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.10 %
 Yazidi 41,000 701,000 Kurdish, Northern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yukagir 1,600 1,600 Yukaghir, Northern Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.60 %
Yupik, Naukan 500 500 Yupik, Naukan Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.80 %
  Totals:  179 142,070,000       116   57.66 % 1.21 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,305,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 143,375,000              
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Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abaza abq 1 1
Abkhaz abk 1 0 New Testament
Adyghe ady 2 2 New Testament
Aghul agx 1 1 Bible Portions
Akhvakh akv 1 1
Aleut ale 1 1 Bible Portions
Altai, Northern atv 3 3
Altai, Southern alt 3 2 New Testament
Alutor alr 1 1
Andi ani 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken auz 1 1
Archi aqc 1 1
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Avar ava 4 4 New Testament
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Bagvalal kva 1 1
Bashkort bak 1 0 New Testament
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bezhta kap 1 1 Bible Portions
Botlikh bph 1 1
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Buriat, Russia bxr 1 1 Complete Bible
Chamalal cji 1 1
Chechen che 3 3 Complete Bible
Chukchi ckt 1 1 Bible Portions
Chulym clw 1 1
Chuvash chv 1 0 Complete Bible
Crimean Tatar crh 1 1 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
Dargwa dar 6 6 Bible Portions
Dido ddo 1 1
Dolgan dlg 1 1 Bible Portions
Domari rmt 1 1
Dungan dng 1 1 Bible Portions
Enets, Forest enf 1 1
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Erzya myv 1 0 New Testament
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
Even eve 1 1 Bible Portions
Evenki evn 1 1 Bible Portions
Finnish fin 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gagauz gag 1 0 New Testament
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Ghodoberi gdo 1 1
Gilyak niv 1 1
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Hinukh gin 1 1
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Hunzib huz 1 1
Ingrian izh 1 0
Ingush inh 1 1 Bible Portions
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Judeo-Tat jdt 1 1 Bible Portions
Kabardian kbd 1 0 New Testament
Kalmyk-Oirat xal 1 1 New Testament
Karachay-Balkar krc 2 2 New Testament
Karagas kim 1 1
Karaim kdr 1 1 New Testament
Karakalpak kaa 1 1 New Testament
Karata kpt 1 1
Karelian krl 1 0 New Testament
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Ket ket 1 0 Bible Portions
Khakas kjh 1 1 New Testament
Khanty kca 1 1 Bible Portions
Khvarshi khv 1 1
Komi-Permyak koi 1 0 Bible Portions
Komi-Zyrian kpv 2 0 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Koryak kpy 1 1 Bible Portions
Kumyk kum 1 1 New Testament
Kurdish, Northern kmr 2 2 Complete Bible
Kyrgyz kir 1 1 Complete Bible
Lak lbe 1 1 Bible Portions
Latvian, Standard lvs 1 0 Complete Bible
Lezgi lez 1 1 Bible Portions
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete Bible
Livvi-Karelian olo 1 0 New Testament
Ludian lud 1 0
Mansi mns 1 1 Bible Portions
Mari, Hill mrj 1 0 New Testament
Mari, Meadow mhr 2 0 New Testament
Moksha mdf 1 0 Bible Portions
Mongolian, Halh khk 1 1 Complete Bible
Nanai gld 1 1 Bible Portions
Negidal neg 1 1
Nenets yrk 1 1 Bible Portions
Nganasan nio 1 1
Nogai nog 1 1 New Testament
Orok oaa 1 1
Ossetic oss 2 1 Complete Bible
Pashto, Northern pbu 1 1 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 New Testament
Romanian ron 2 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 12 6 Complete Bible
Russian Sign Language rsl 1 0
Rutul rut 1 1 Bible Portions
Saami, Kildin sjd 1 0
Saami, Skolt sms 1 0 Bible Portions
Saami, Ter sjt 1 0
Selkup sel 1 1
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Shor cjs 1 1 Bible Portions
Spanish spa 2 0 Complete Bible
Tabasaran tab 1 1 New Testament
Tajiki tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Talysh tly 1 1
Tat, Muslim ttt 1 1 Bible Portions
Tatar tat 5 3 Complete Bible
Tatar, Siberian sty 3 3
Tindi tin 1 1
Tsakhur tkr 1 1 Bible Portions
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkmen tuk 1 1 New Testament
Tuva tyv 3 3 Complete Bible
Udi udi 1 0 Bible Portions
Udihe ude 1 1
Udmurt udm 2 0 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Ulch ulc 1 1
Uyghur uig 1 1 New Testament
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Veps vep 1 0 New Testament
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Yakut sah 1 1 New Testament
Yukaghir, Northern ykg 1 1
Yukaghir, Southern yux 1 1
Yupik, Central Siberian ess 1 1 Bible Portions
Yupik, Naukan ynk 1 1 New Testament
Totals: 136 179 116   30 59 72 65 31

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.3 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.2 %)
57.7 %
Ethnic Religions
1.7 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
10.0 %
Non-Religious
30.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.1 %
Orthodox
94.4 %
Other Christian
0.1 %
Protestant
2.6 %
Roman Catholic
1.7 %
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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Russia Statistics
People Groups 179
Unreached People Groups 116  (64.8%)
Population 142,070,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.0%
Population in Unreached 14,865,000  (10.5%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 384 to 521
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 57.7%
Percent Evangelical 1.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.3%
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 74%
Continent Asia
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code RS
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Official National Language(s) Russian
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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