Country: West Bank / Gaza

Number of People Groups

20

People Groups Unreached

8 (40.0%)

Total
Population

4,888,000

Population in Unreached

4,846,000 (99.1%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

1.2%

% Evangelical

0.09%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.0%
(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
 Adyghe 4,400 653,000 Adyghe Islam 0.30 % 0.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 1,500 190,299,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 35.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 25,000 61,168,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 8.00 % 3.00 %
 Arab, Palestinian 4,401,000 11,940,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.05 %
 Arab, Syrian 25,000 15,831,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 5.00 % 0.10 %
Aramaic, West 5,200 54,000 Western Neo-Aramaic Christianity 63.00 % 0.20 %
 Armenian 500 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
 Assyrian 5,100 666,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 94.00 % 2.00 %
 Bedouin, Levantine 20,000 1,280,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.00 %
 British 600 51,406,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 2.00 % 0.10 %
 French 800 49,762,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 German 900 64,379,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.00 %
 Greek 500 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.40 %
 Italian 700 37,691,000 Italian Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 %
 Jew, Israeli 383,000 5,246,000 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.08 %
 Romani, Domari 10,000 3,340,000 Domari Islam 2.00 % 1.00 %
 Romanian 600 20,461,000 Romanian Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
 Russian 800 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
 Samaritan 1,000 1,900 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  20 4,888,000       8   1.24 % 0.09 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 40,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 4,928,000              
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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 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 1 Bible Portions
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Domari rmt 1 1
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
Totals: 18 20 8   9 10 13 16 12

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
57.2 %
Other Christian
13.2 %
Protestant
4.7 %
Roman Catholic
21.6 %
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 4,888,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.7%
Population in Unreached 4,846,000  (99.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 103 to 116
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 National Language(s) Arabic, South Levantine Spoken
Literacy Rate 94%
Estimated Illiterate Population 293,000
Persecution Ranking 23 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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