Country: Tajikistan

Number of People Groups

39

People Groups Unreached

31 (79.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

10,281,000

Population in Unreached

10,226,000 (99.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

0.42%

% Evangelical

0.07%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

6.9%
Map Notes

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed
 Pashtun, Southern 36,000 5,154,000 Pashto, Southern Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian 600 46,755,000 Persian, Iranian Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Romani, Domari 3,300 1,895,000 Russian Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Russian 29,000 135,843,000 Russian Christianity 61.00 % 1.50 % -
Sanglechi 2,100 5,200 Sanglechi Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan 93,000 143,000 Shughni Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tajik 7,631,000 10,950,000 Tajik Islam ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.05 % 153
 Tatar 8,500 5,723,000 Tatar Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 1,900 67,389,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turkmen 20,000 8,831,000 Turkmen Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ukrainian 1,400 32,483,000 Russian Christianity 77.00 % 3.00 % -
 Uzbek, Northern 1,216,000 32,964,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.14 % 0.13 % 24
 Yagnob 31,000 31,000 Tajik Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yazgul 12,000 12,000 Yazgulyam Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  39 10,281,000         31 0.42 % 0.07 % 226 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 51,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 10,332,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Chatlon, Khatlon 3,622,000
Dushanbe 936,000
Gorno-Badakhshan 252,000
Karotegan 2,345,000
Sugd 2,940,000
Tadzhikistan Territories 0
Provinces:  6 10,095,000
UN Country Population 10,332,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Aimaq aiq 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Tajiki abh 1 1 Translation Started
Arabic, Uzbeki auz 1 1 Unspecified
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Balochi, Western bgn 1 1 Bible Portions
Bashkort bak 1 1 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chuvash chv 1 0 Complete Bible
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
Hazaragi haz 1 1 Bible Portions
Ishkashimi isk 1 1 Translation Needed
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Kyrgyz kir 1 1 Complete Bible
Lak lbe 1 1 Bible Portions
Parsi-Dari prd 1 1 Unspecified
Parya paq 1 1 Unspecified
Pashto, Northern pbu 1 1 Complete Bible
Pashto, Southern pbt 1 1 Bible Portions
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Russian rus 3 1 Complete Bible
Sanglechi sgy 1 1 Unspecified
Shughni sgh 1 1 Bible Portions
Tajik tgk 5 5 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkmen tuk 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Uzbek, Northern uzn 2 2 Complete Bible
Wakhi wbl 1 1 Bible Portions
Yazgulyam yah 1 1 Bible Portions
Totals: 32 39 31   17 19 22 24 12
Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Tajikistan. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Tajikistan
  • Christian ministry in Tajikistan
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Tajikistan Statistics
People Groups 39
Unreached People Groups 31  (79.5%)
Population 10,281,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Population in Unreached 10,226,000  (99.5%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.4%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 6.9%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 226
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 27%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, Central
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code TI
Official Language(s) TajikRussian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 103,000
Persecution Ranking 46 (1=Highest) Open Doors
Tajikistan Maps
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