Country: West Bank / Gaza

Number of People Groups

20

People Groups Unreached

8 (40.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

5,012,000

Population in Unreached

4,970,000 (99.2%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

1.2%

% Evangelical

0.07%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.0%
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 *
 Adyghe 4,500 664,000 Adyghe Islam 0.30 % 0.00 % 1
 Americans, U.S. 1,500 190,342,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 35.00 % -
 Arab, Egyptian 25,000 63,542,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.00 % 3.00 % -
 Arab, Palestinian 4,479,000 10,973,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.04 % 90
 Arab, Syrian 26,000 16,618,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 5.00 % 0.10 % 1
Aramaic, West 5,300 54,000 Western Neo-Aramaic Christianity 63.00 % 0.20 % -
 Armenian 500 6,194,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Assyrian 5,200 674,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 94.00 % 2.00 % -
 Bedouin, Levantine 21,000 1,316,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 1
 British 600 52,309,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 % -
Deaf 38,000 46,464,000 Language unknown Islam 1.61 % 1
 French 800 50,089,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 900 65,388,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.00 % -
 Greek 500 10,823,000 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.40 % -
 Italian 700 37,599,000 Italian Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
 Jew, Israeli 390,000 5,315,000 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.08 % 8
 Romani, Domari 10,000 3,424,000 Domari Islam 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Romanian 600 20,676,000 Romanian Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 % -
 Russian 800 133,523,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Samaritan 1,000 1,900 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  20 5,012,000       8   1.25 % 0.07 % 104 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 41,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 5,053,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   5,012,000 20 8 40.0 % 4,970,000 99.2 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 286,412,000 5,714.5 % 96.9 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 2.0 %
 
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 738,622,000 14,737.1 % 71.2 % 24.0 % 1.4 % 0.3 % 2.6 % 0.6 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 209,251,000 4,175.0 % 93.7 % 0.0 % 1.9 % 2.9 % 1.4 % 0.2 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,546,000 2,265.5 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
5,012,000
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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
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken avl 1 1
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 1 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Domari rmt 1 1 Bible Portions
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hebrew heb 2 2 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1
Western Neo-Aramaic amw 1 0 New Testament
Totals: 18 20 8   9 10 13 16 11

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
1.2 %
Ethnic Religions
9.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
87.2 %
Non-Religious
0.1 %
Other / Small Religions
2.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.7 %
Independent
1.9 %
Orthodox
56.7 %
Other Christian
13.0 %
Protestant
4.7 %
Roman Catholic
21.4 %
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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West Bank / Gaza Statistics
People Groups 20
Unreached People Groups 8  (40.0%)
Population 5,012,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.7%
Population in Unreached 4,970,000  (99.2%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 104
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 1.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 75%
Continent Asia
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code WE
Official Language(s) Arabic, South Levantine Spoken
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 150,000
Persecution Ranking 36 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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