Country: Georgia

Number of People Groups

40

People Groups Unreached

16 (40.0%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

3,925,000

Population in Unreached

258,000 (6.6%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

80.7%

% Evangelical

1.39%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

-0.6%
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 *
 Abkhaz 122,000 305,000 Abkhaz Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
 Armenian 159,000 6,637,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 2.00 % -
 Assyrian 2,300 740,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 % -
 Avar 1,900 840,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Azerbaijani 221,000 9,944,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Batsi, Tsova-Tush 3,000 3,000 Bats Christianity 100.00 % 0.50 % -
 Belarusian 5,900 10,003,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 % -
 Bezhta 900 10,000 Bezhta Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bohtan Neo-Aramaic 900 900 Bohtan Neo-Aramaic Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 % -
 Bulgarian 500 6,817,000 Bulgarian Christianity 85.00 % 1.90 % -
Deaf 20,000 47,601,000 Language unknown Christianity 78.67 % -
 Didoi 500 20,000 Dido Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Estonian 1,600 1,085,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 4.90 % -
 Georgian, Gruzin 2,950,000 3,482,000 Georgian Christianity 87.00 % 1.50 % -
 German 1,000 66,308,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Ghunzib, Hunzib 300 2,800 Hunzib Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Greek 5,200 10,234,000 Urum Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
Inghiloi 5,900 24,000 Georgian Islam 10.00 % 0.50 % -
 Jew, Georgian 1,700 62,000 Judeo-Georgian Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Kazakh 1,800 15,659,000 Kazakh Islam 12.00 % 0.70 % -
Kist 5,400 6,100 Chechen Islam 0.09 % 0.09 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji 1,700 15,724,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Laz, Lazuri 900 105,000 Laz Islam 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lezgin 2,500 664,000 Lezgi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mingrelian 309,000 310,000 Mingrelian Christianity 90.00 % 1.40 % -
 Moldavian 2,000 3,875,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 % -
 Ossetic 14,000 575,000 Ossetic Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 % -
 Polish 1,400 41,069,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Pontic Greek 13,000 390,000 Pontic Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Romani, Vlax 1,200 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Islam 20.00 % 0.50 % -
 Russian 27,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Svanetian, Mushwan 14,000 14,000 Svan Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tajik 800 10,063,000 Tajik Islam 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tatar 2,800 6,422,000 Tatar Islam 2.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 2,700 63,339,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk, Meskhetian 1,400 273,000 Georgian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Udin 200 9,800 Udi Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 % -
 Ukrainian 5,700 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
 Uzbek, Northern 900 30,912,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi 12,000 723,000 Kurdish, Northern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  40 3,925,000         16 80.66 % 1.39 % 19 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 64,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 3,989,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Abkhazia 243,000
Ajaria 333,000
Guria 113,000
Imereti 533,000
Kakheti 318,000
Kvemo Kartli 423,000
Mtskheta-Mtianeti 95,000
Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti 32,000
Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti 330,000
Samtskhe-Javakheti 161,000
Shida Kartli 262,000
Tbilisi 1,107,000
Provinces:  12 3,950,000
UN Country Population 3,989,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 7,312.7 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 19,512.2 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,239,000 5,254.5 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 2,923.7 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
3,925,000



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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
Abkhaz abk 1 0 New Testament
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Avar ava 1 1 New Testament
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Bats bbl 1 0 Unspecified
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bezhta kap 1 1 Bible Portions
Bohtan Neo-Aramaic bhn 1 0 Unspecified
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Dido ddo 1 1 Bible Portions
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
Georgian kat 3 1 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Hunzib huz 1 1 Unspecified
Judeo-Georgian jge 1 1 Unspecified
Kazakh kaz 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 2 2 Complete Bible
Laz lzz 1 1 Unspecified
Lezgi lez 1 1 New Testament
Mingrelian xmf 1 0 Bible Portions
Ossetic oss 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Pontic pnt 1 0 Translation Needed
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Svan sva 1 0 Translation Needed
Tajik tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Udi udi 1 0 Unspecified
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Urum uum 1 0 Translation Needed
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 37 40 16   17 20 25 27 13

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.4 %)
80.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
9.2 %
Non-Religious
9.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
96.2 %
Other Christian
0.8 %
Protestant
1.4 %
Roman Catholic
0.9 %
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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Georgia Statistics
People Groups 40
Unreached People Groups 16  (40.0%)
Population 3,925,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.2%
Population in Unreached 258,000  (6.6%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 80.7%
Percent Evangelical 1.4%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate -0.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 19
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 59%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code GG
Official Language(s) GeorgianRussian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 39,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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