Country: Belgium

Number of People Groups

92

People Groups Unreached

26 (28.3%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

11,520,000

Population in Unreached

943,000 (8.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

64.3%

% Evangelical

1.42%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.5%
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 *
Albanian, general 5,500 664,000 Albanian, Tosk Non-Religious 24.00 % 0.40 % -
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 11,000 33,377,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Americans, U.S. 12,000 192,802,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 30.00 % -
 Amhara, Ethiopian 1,000 24,052,000 Amharic Christianity 82.00 % 4.00 % -
 Anglo-Australian 800 17,992,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
 Anglo-Canadian 3,000 17,125,000 English Christianity 76.00 % 9.00 % -
 Arab, Egyptian 1,500 68,881,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 7.00 % 3.00 % -
 Arab, Iraqi 6,700 16,842,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Arab, Lebanese 2,500 7,633,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 35.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Libyan 4,600 2,653,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.07 % 1
 Arab, Tunisian 4,500 11,234,000 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.30 % 0.20 % 1
 Armenian 10,000 6,249,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
Austrian, Bavarian 2,700 22,799,000 Bavarian Christianity 85.00 % 0.30 % -
 Azerbaijani 1,100 9,893,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Belarusian 1,700 10,003,000 Belarusian Christianity 68.00 % 2.00 % -
 Berber, Kabyle 55,000 6,818,000 Kabyle Islam 2.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Berber, Shawiya 41,000 2,642,000 Tachawit Islam 0.10 % 0.07 % 1
Black African, general 13,000 1,014,000 French Islam 39.00 % 4.00 % -
 Bosniak 2,500 2,820,000 Bosnian Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
Brazilian, White 6,600 96,632,000 Portuguese Christianity 86.00 % 25.00 % -
 British 26,000 53,901,000 English Christianity 72.00 % 6.00 % -
 Bulgarian 19,000 6,817,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
 Chechen 18,000 1,726,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chilean 1,100 17,388,000 Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 % -
 Chinese, general 10,000 15,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % -
 Colombian, Mestizo 1,700 35,000,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 % -
 Congolese, general 24,000 4,512,000 Lingala Christianity 94.00 % 18.00 % -
 Cuban 700 9,139,000 Spanish Christianity 56.00 % 5.00 % -
 Czech 3,200 10,907,000 Czech Non-Religious 25.00 % 0.70 % -
 Danish 3,100 5,372,000 Danish Christianity 85.00 % 3.00 % -
Deaf 23,000 47,601,000 French Belgian Sign Language Christianity 62.72 % -
 Dominicans 800 8,919,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
 Dutch 232,000 15,345,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.00 % 4.00 % -
 Ecuadorian, Mestizo 3,500 13,860,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 5.00 % -
 Estonian 900 1,085,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.00 % 4.00 % -
European, general 49,000 246,000 English Christianity 65.00 % 0.50 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 3,500 38,131,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 % -
 Finnish 3,200 5,766,000 Finnish Christianity 85.00 % 13.00 % -
 Flemish 5,448,000 5,596,000 Vlaams Christianity 68.95 % 1.32 % -
 French 278,000 50,524,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 Fula Jalon 8,500 6,339,000 Pular Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Georgian 3,100 3,514,000 Georgian Christianity 85.00 % 1.20 % -
 German 42,000 66,334,000 German, Standard Christianity 74.00 % 2.00 % -
 German Swiss 2,200 5,094,000 German, Swiss Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 % -
 Greek 16,000 10,235,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 % -
 Hungarian 4,700 11,495,000 Hungarian Christianity 85.00 % 2.00 % -
Hutu, Rundi 2,300 11,550,000 Rundi Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 % -
 Hutu, Rwandese 4,900 12,152,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 % -
Irish 3,900 8,267,000 English Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 % -
 Italian 475,000 38,274,000 Italian Christianity 80.00 % 0.50 % -
 Japanese 4,700 122,906,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Jew, French 30,000 524,000 French Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Kazakh 2,600 15,659,000 Kazakh Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Khmer 500 15,900,000 Khmer Buddhism 7.00 % 1.00 % -
 Korean 800 80,920,000 Korean Christianity 35.00 % 15.00 % -
 Kurd, Kurmanji 29,000 15,724,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.11 % 0.07 % 1
Latin American, general 12,000 1,183,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
 Latvian 1,200 1,442,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 55.00 % 10.00 % -
 Lithuanian 1,800 2,804,000 Lithuanian Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
Luxembourger 4,600 403,000 Luxembourgish Christianity 95.00 % 0.05 % -
 Macedonian 6,300 1,925,000 Macedonian Christianity 85.00 % 0.50 % -
Mauritian 700 1,080,000 Morisyen Christianity 51.00 % 8.00 % -
 Mexican 1,000 102,757,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 % -
 Moldavian 1,400 3,875,000 Romanian Christianity 74.00 % 5.00 % -
 Mongol, Khalka 800 2,433,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Moor 1,500 4,494,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking 428,000 28,433,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.11 % 0.07 % 9
 Mossi 800 12,453,000 Moore Islam 30.00 % 12.00 % -
 Norwegian 1,400 4,799,000 Norwegian Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 % -
 Persian 6,000 41,809,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 2.00 % 1.60 % 1
 Peruvian 1,200 25,268,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 % -
 Polish 52,000 41,069,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.12 % -
 Portuguese 36,000 19,277,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 0.60 % -
 Romani, Vlax 16,000 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 90.00 % 18.00 % -
 Romanian 36,000 20,387,000 Romanian Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 % -
 Russian 20,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 70.00 % 0.30 % -
 Serb 6,200 10,002,000 Serbian Christianity 75.00 % 1.00 % -
 Slovak 5,700 5,152,000 Slovak Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Somali 1,400 22,952,000 Somali Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 South Asian, general 32,000 12,154,000 Urdu Islam 2.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Spaniard 51,000 29,004,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 0.15 % -
 Swedish 4,600 9,024,000 Swedish Christianity 57.00 % 6.00 % -
 Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo 2,000 177,000 Turoyo Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tajik 5,100 10,099,000 Tajik Islam 0.03 % 0.02 % 1
 Thai 3,500 22,134,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Turk 232,000 63,323,000 Turkish Islam 0.10 % 0.07 % 5
 Ukrainian 4,200 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 % -
 Urdu 9,600 1,930,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uzbek, Northern 1,700 30,922,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vietnamese 1,300 84,982,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % -
Walloon 3,564,000 3,638,000 Walloon Christianity 69.98 % 1.32 % -
 Wolof 1,900 6,280,000 Wolof Islam 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
  Totals:  92 11,520,000         26 64.26 % 1.42 % 38 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 70,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 11,590,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Bruxelles 1,095,000
Vlaanderen 6,588,000
Wallonie 3,650,000
Provinces:  3 11,333,000
UN Country Population 11,590,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,717,000 2,497.5 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 6,649.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 1,785.8 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,522,000 994.1 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
11,520,000



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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
Albanian, Tosk als 1 0 New Testament
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Tunisian Spoken aeb 1 1 New Testament
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Bavarian bar 1 0 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
Danish dan 1 0 Complete Bible
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 6 0 Complete Bible
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
Finnish fin 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 3 1 Complete Bible
French Belgian Sign Language sfb 1 0 Translation Needed
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Swiss gsw 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hassaniyya mey 1 1 Bible Portions
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Kabyle kab 1 1 Complete Bible
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Khmer khm 1 0 Complete Bible
Kinyarwanda kin 1 0 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Latvian, Standard lvs 1 0 Complete Bible
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete Bible
Luxembourgish ltz 1 0 New Testament
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Mongolian, Halh khk 1 1 Complete Bible
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Morisyen mfe 1 0 New Testament
Norwegian nor 1 0 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete Bible
Pular fuf 1 1 New Testament
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 2 0 Complete Bible
Rundi run 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 9 0 Complete Bible
Swedish swe 1 0 Complete Bible
Tachawit shy 1 1 Bible Portions
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tajik tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Turoyo tru 1 0 New Testament
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 2 2 Complete Bible
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Vlaams vls 1 0 Bible Portions
Walloon wln 1 0 Bible Portions
Wolof wol 1 1 New Testament
Totals: 74 92 26   52 57 66 70 39

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.4 %)
64.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.3 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
7.8 %
Non-Religious
27.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.1 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
0.3 %
Orthodox
0.4 %
Other Christian
10.2 %
Protestant
1.1 %
Roman Catholic
85.5 %
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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Belgium Statistics
People Groups 92
Unreached People Groups 26  (28.3%)
Population 11,520,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.6%
Population in Unreached 943,000  (8.2%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 64.3%
Percent Evangelical 1.4%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 38
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 98%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Western
10/40 Window No
Country Code BE
Official Language(s) VlaamsFrench
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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