Country: Tajikistan

Number of People Groups

44

People Groups Unreached

27 (61.4%)

Total Population

8,625,000

Population in Unreached

8,492,000 (98.5%)

% Professing Christian

1.3%

% Evangelical

0.13 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

100 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Aimaq, Hazara 9,200 235,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Tajiki 1,200 16,000 Arabic, Tajiki Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Arab, Uzbeki 1,500 18,000 Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Armenian 4,300 6,321,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
 Azerbaijani, North 5,900 9,820,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
Baloch 4,800 154,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bashkir 11,000 1,689,000 Bashkort Islam 7.00 % 1.00 %
 Belarusian 3,400 10,076,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 %
 Bulgarian 800 7,171,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 %
 Chuvash 4,100 1,493,000 Chuvash Islam 33.00 % 0.30 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 1.00 % 1.00 %
 Georgian 1,600 3,265,000 Georgian Christianity 79.00 % 1.50 %
 German 3,500 64,480,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.00 % 2.10 %
 Greek 1,000 10,778,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Guhjali, Wakhi 19,000 98,000 Wakhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gypsy, Domari, Churi-wali 3,000 3,257,000 Tajiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hazara 9,100 3,489,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ishkashimi 800 3,500 Ishkashimi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kazakh 19,000 14,299,000 Kazakh Islam 1.00 % 0.70 %
 Korean 22,000 80,216,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.00 % 16.80 %
 Kyrgyz 74,000 5,038,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.50 % 0.40 %
 Lak 2,300 174,000 Lak Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mari, Low 600 567,000 Mari, Meadow Christianity 87.00 % 3.00 %
 Moldavian 600 3,428,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 %
 Mordvinian 4,200 116,000 Erzya Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 %
Ossetic 6,700 587,000 Ossetic Christianity 51.00 % 1.00 %
 Parsee 2,400 165,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Parya 3,900 5,300 Parya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun, Southern 37,000 7,146,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 69,000 40,090,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %
 Romanian 700 20,148,000 Romanian Christianity 98.00 % 5.40 %
 Russian 42,000 134,008,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
Sanglechi 1,600 4,000 Sanglechi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan 119,000 158,000 Shughni Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tajik 6,777,000 8,609,000 Tajiki Islam 0.40 % 0.04 %
 Tatar 7,900 6,354,000 Tatar Islam 0.50 % 0.30 %
 Turk 1,400 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turkmen, Turkoman 18,000 7,707,000 Turkmen Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Udmurt 1,000 577,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.00 % 0.50 %
 Ukrainian 25,000 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 81.00 % 3.80 %
 Uyghur 900 11,845,000 Uyghur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uzbek, Northern 1,275,000 27,092,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.30 % 0.15 %
 Yagnob, Yagnobi 15,000 15,000 Yagnobi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yazgul, Yazgulam 13,000 13,000 Yazgulyam Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  44 8,625,000       27   1.27 % 0.13 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 44,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 8,669,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
1.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
95.5 %
Non-Religious
3.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.3 %
Orthodox
76.5 %
Other Christian
1.0 %
Protestant
11.7 %
Roman Catholic
6.5 %
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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Tajikistan Statistics
People Groups 44
Unreached People Groups 27  (61.4%)
Population 8,625,000
Population in Unreached 8,492,000  (98.5%)
Urbanization Unknown
Continent Asia
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code TI
Official National Language Tajiki
Secondary National Language Russian
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 1.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 31 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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