Country: Tunisia

Number of People Groups

14

People Groups Unreached

12 (85.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

11,468,000

Population in Unreached

11,381,000 (99.2%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

0.4%

% Evangelical

0.03%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.7%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 273,000 35,790,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.28 % 0.20 %
 Amazigh, Djerba 10,000 10,000 Nafusi Islam 0.50 % 0.10 %
Amazigh, Gafsa 8,200 8,200 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Amazigh, Matmata 5,500 5,500 Nafusi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Amazigh, Siliana 800 800 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Amazigh, Tataouine 4,500 4,500 Nafusi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Amazigh, Zaghouan 3,900 3,900 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Libyan 502,000 2,711,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 1.40 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Tunisian 10,567,000 10,972,000 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.22 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Rabiya 1,200 1,200 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Black African, general 87,000 991,000 Language unknown Islam 20.00 % 2.00 %
 Chinese, general 600 8,903,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Tunisian Sign Language Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jew, Tunisian 3,100 13,000 Arabic, Judeo-Tunisian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  14 11,468,000       12   0.42 % 0.03 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 27,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 11,495,000              
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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, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Judeo-Tunisian ajt 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 1 1
Arabic, Tunisian Spoken aeb 5 5 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Nafusi jbn 3 3
Tunisian Sign Language tse 1 1
Unknown xxx 1 0
Totals: 8 14 12   2 1 3 3 1

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.2 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
99.0 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.3 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
2.6 %
Roman Catholic
45.7 %
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.

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 Tunisia. 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 Tunisia
  • Christian ministry in Tunisia
  • 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

Tunisia Statistics
People Groups 14
Unreached People Groups 12  (85.7%)
Population 11,468,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.1%
Population in Unreached 11,381,000  (99.2%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 238 to 260
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.4%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.7%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 67%
Continent Africa
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code TS
Official National Language(s) Arabic, Standard    French
Literacy Rate 80%
Estimated Illiterate Population 2,294,000
Persecution Ranking 29 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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