Country: France

Number of People Groups

113

People Groups Unreached

37 (32.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

64,697,000

Population in Unreached

4,188,000 (6.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

62.38%

% Evangelical

1.23%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.4%
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
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 474,000 37,281,000 Arabic, Algerian Islam 0.60 % 0.10 % 9
 Alsatian 1,612,000 1,612,000 German, Swiss Christianity 65.00 % 0.60 % -
 Americans, U.S. 65,000 197,948,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 28.90 % -
 Anglo-Canadian 12,000 17,345,000 English Christianity 75.00 % 9.00 % -
 Arab, Egyptian 25,000 78,032,000 Arabic, Egyptian Islam 17.00 % 4.50 % -
 Arab, Iraqi 32,000 21,994,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Islam 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Arab, Jordanian 5,000 4,952,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 2.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Arab, Lebanese 24,000 6,275,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 34.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Moroccan 441,000 30,594,000 Arabic, Moroccan Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 9
 Arab, Palestinian 4,000 11,593,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 3.00 % 0.05 % 1
 Arab, Syrian 258,000 20,176,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 6.00 % 0.10 % -
 Arab, Tunisian 157,000 12,039,000 Arabic, Tunisian Islam 0.30 % 0.10 % 3
 Argentinian, White 12,000 36,580,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 % -
 Armenian 473,000 5,702,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Assyrian 3,900 941,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 % -
 Auvergnat 1,423,000 1,423,000 French Christianity 65.00 % 1.20 % -
 Bambara 129,000 7,428,000 Bamanankan Islam 3.00 % 0.10 % 3
 Basque 157,000 2,359,000 Basque Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
 Berber 161,000 4,834,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.20 % 0.05 % 3
 Berber, Kabyle 710,000 7,352,000 Kabyle Islam 3.00 % 1.50 % 14
 Berber, Mozabite 5,100 203,000 Tumzabt Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Berber, Rif 129,000 1,922,000 Tarifit Islam 0.20 % 0.03 % 3
 Berber, Shawiya 194,000 2,731,000 Tachawit Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Berber, Southern Shilha 146,000 3,658,000 Tachelhit Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 3
 Brazilian 80,000 103,114,000 Portuguese Christianity 87.00 % 25.00 % -
  Totals:  113 64,697,000         37 62.38 % 1.23 % 96 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 185,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 64,882,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 7,811,000
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 2,916,000
Bretagne 3,318,000
Centre-Val de Loire 2,632,000
Corse 316,000
Grand Est 5,688,000
Hauts-de-France 6,098,000
Île-de-France 11,996,000
Normandie 3,413,000
Nouvelle-Aquitaine 5,938,000
Occitanie 5,695,000
Pays de la Loire 3,694,000
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 5,008,000
Provinces:  13 64,523,000
UN Country Population 64,882,000
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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
Arabic, Algerian arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Egyptian arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Levantine apc 4 2 Bible Portions
Arabic, Mesopotamian acm 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Moroccan ary 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Tunisian aeb 1 1 New Testament
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Arpitan frp 1 0 New Testament
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Bamanankan bam 1 1 Complete Bible
Basque eus 1 0 Complete Bible
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete Bible
Calo rmq 1 0 Bible Portions
Catalan cat 1 0 Complete Bible
Cham, Western cja 1 1 New Testament
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Nan nan 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Wu wuu 2 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
Comorian, Maore swb 1 1 New Testament
Corsican cos 1 0 Bible Portions
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
Danish dan 1 0 Complete Bible
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 3 0 Complete Bible
Fon fon 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 9 1 Complete Bible
French Sign Language fsl 1 0 Bible Portions
Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger fuq 1 1 New Testament
Gascon Aranese oci 2 0 Complete Bible
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Swiss gsw 2 0 New Testament
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Hassaniyya mey 2 2 New Testament
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Hmong Daw mww 1 0 Complete Bible
Hmong Njua hnj 1 0 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Iu Mien ium 1 1 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Kabyle kab 1 1 Complete Bible
Khmer khm 1 1 Complete Bible
Khmu kjg 1 0 Bible Portions
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Lao lao 1 1 Complete Bible
Lesser Antillean French Creole acf 1 0 New Testament
Ligurian lij 1 0 Bible Portions
Luxembourgish ltz 1 0 New Testament
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Malagasy, Merina plt 1 0 Complete Bible
Mandjak mfv 1 0 New Testament
Maninkakan, Western mlq 1 0 Bible Portions
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Pashto, Northern pbu 1 1 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Sinte rmo 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Senoufo, Cebaara sef 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Soninke snk 1 1 Bible Portions
Spanish spa 6 0 Complete Bible
Swedish swe 1 0 Complete Bible
Tachawit shy 1 1 Bible Portions
Tachelhit shi 1 1 New Testament
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tai Dam blt 1 0 New Testament
Tamajaq, Tawallammat ttq 1 1 New Testament
Tamazight, Central Atlas tzm 1 1 Bible Portions
Tarifit rif 1 1 New Testament
Tay tyz 1 1 Complete Bible
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Tibetan, Central bod 1 1 Complete Bible
Tumzabt mzb 1 1 Unspecified
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Walloon wln 1 0 Bible Portions
West Flemish vls 1 0 Bible Portions
Wolof wol 1 1 New Testament
Totals: 90 113 37   70 74 76 85 43
Networking Possibilities

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  • Church planting agencies in France
  • Christian ministry in France
  • 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

France Statistics
People Groups 113
Unreached People Groups 37  (32.7%)
Population 64,697,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.4%
Population in Unreached 4,188,000  (6.5%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 62.4%
Percent Evangelical 1.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 96
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 80%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Western
10/40 Window No
Country Code FR
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 647,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked



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