Country: Tajikistan

Number of People Groups

41

People Groups Unreached

24 (58.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

9,062,000

Population in Unreached

8,964,000 (98.9%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

1.0%

% Evangelical

0.12%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

6.9%
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 *
 Arab, Tajiki 1,300 17,000 Arabic, Tajiki Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Armenian 4,500 6,194,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Azerbaijani 6,100 9,869,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.03 % 0.00 % 1
Baloch Bugti 5,000 157,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bashkir 12,000 1,696,000 Bashkort Islam 7.00 % 1.00 % -
 Belarusian 3,500 10,015,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 % -
 Bulgarian 800 7,062,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chuvash 4,300 1,497,000 Chuvash Islam 33.00 % 0.30 % -
Deaf 68,000 46,464,000 Language unknown Islam 1.04 % 1
 Georgian 1,700 3,390,000 Georgian Christianity 79.00 % 1.50 % -
 German 3,600 65,388,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.00 % 2.10 % -
 Greek 1,000 10,823,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Ishkashimi 900 3,800 Ishkashimi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kazakh 20,000 15,487,000 Kazakh Islam 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Korean 6,300 80,531,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.00 % 16.80 % -
 Kyrgyz 77,000 4,855,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 2
 Lak 2,400 175,000 Lak Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lyuli 4,100 14,000 Domari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mari, Low 600 411,000 Mari, Meadow Christianity 87.00 % 3.00 % -
 Moldavian 600 3,885,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 % -
 Mordvinian 4,400 111,000 Erzya Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 Ossetic 7,000 568,000 Ossetic Christianity 51.00 % 1.00 % -
 Parsee 2,600 162,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Parya 4,000 5,500 Parya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian 72,000 40,859,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Romani, Domari 3,100 3,424,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Romanian 700 20,676,000 Romanian Christianity 98.00 % 5.40 % -
 Russian 42,000 133,523,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
Sanglechi 1,700 4,300 Sanglechi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan 124,000 166,000 Shughni Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tajik 7,148,000 9,099,000 Tajik Islam 0.40 % 0.06 % 143
 Tatar 8,200 6,402,000 Tatar Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Turk 1,400 60,402,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turkmen 19,000 8,360,000 Turkmen Islam 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Udmurt 1,100 578,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.00 % 0.50 % -
 Ukrainian 4,000 37,320,000 Ukrainian Christianity 81.00 % 3.80 % -
 Uyghur 1,000 12,069,000 Uyghur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uzbek, Northern 1,329,000 28,848,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.30 % 0.22 % 27
 Wakhi 35,000 116,000 Wakhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yagnob 16,000 16,000 Yagnobi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yazgul 14,000 14,000 Yazgulyam Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  41 9,062,000       24   1.00 % 0.12 % 194 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 45,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 9,107,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   9,062,000 41 24 58.5 % 8,964,000 98.9 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 286,412,000 3,160.6 % 96.9 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 2.0 %
 
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 738,622,000 8,150.8 % 71.2 % 24.0 % 1.4 % 0.3 % 2.6 % 0.6 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 209,251,000 2,309.1 % 93.7 % 0.0 % 1.9 % 2.9 % 1.4 % 0.2 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,546,000 1,253.0 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
9,062,000
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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, Tajiki Spoken abh 1 1
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Balochi, Western bgn 1 1 Bible Portions
Bashkort bak 1 0 New Testament
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chuvash chv 1 0 Complete Bible
Domari rmt 1 1 Bible Portions
Erzya myv 1 0 New Testament
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Ishkashimi isk 1 1
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kyrgyz kir 1 1 Complete Bible
Lak lbe 1 1 Bible Portions
Mari, Meadow mhr 1 0 New Testament
Ossetic oss 1 0 New Testament
Parsi prp 1 1
Parya paq 1 1
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 2 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Sanglechi sgy 1 1
Shughni sgh 1 1 Bible Portions
Tajik tgk 2 2 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkmen tuk 1 1 Complete Bible
Udmurt udm 1 0 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1
Uyghur uig 1 1 Complete Bible
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Wakhi wbl 1 1 Bible Portions
Yagnobi yai 1 1
Yazgulyam yah 1 1 Bible Portions
Totals: 39 41 24   18 25 30 30 12

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
1.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
95.9 %
Non-Religious
3.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.3 %
Orthodox
79.8 %
Other Christian
1.0 %
Protestant
9.9 %
Roman Catholic
3.9 %
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 Tajikistan
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  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
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Tajikistan Statistics
People Groups 41
Unreached People Groups 24  (58.5%)
Population 9,062,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Population in Unreached 8,964,000  (98.9%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 194
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 1.0%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 6.9%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 27%
Continent Asia
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code TI
Official Language(s) TajikRussian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 91,000
Persecution Ranking 22 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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