Country: Israel

Number of People Groups

48

People Groups Unreached

37 (77.1%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

9,212,000

Population in Unreached

8,935,000 (97.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

1.34%

% Evangelical

0.70%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

5.6%
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
 Adyghe 4,300 686,000 Adyghe Islam ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.02 % 1
 Alawite 2,200 2,447,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arab, Egyptian 30,000 78,032,000 Arabic, Egyptian Islam 9.00 % 3.90 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 19,000 6,275,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Palestinian / Israeli 1,576,000 11,593,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 2.60 % 1.85 % 32
 Arab, Syrian 1,900 20,176,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 6.00 % 0.10 % -
 Arbil, Lishanid Noshan 3,800 3,800 Inter-Zab Jewish Neo-Aramaic Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Armenian 4,700 5,702,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Assyrian 1,200 941,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi 133,000 1,605,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Deaf 19,000 50,266,000 Israeli Sign Language Ethnic Religions 2.04 % 1
 Druze 80,000 1,118,000 Arabic, Levantine Other / Small ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Filipino, Tagalog 22,000 41,069,000 Tagalog Christianity 93.00 % 12.00 % -
 Greek 3,700 10,384,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Italian 7,500 37,639,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.10 % -
 Jewish Tat, Mountain Jewish 78,000 105,000 Judeo-Tat Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Jewish, Bukharan 69,000 142,000 Bukharic Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jewish, Cochin 12,000 12,000 Malayalam Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.05 % 1
 Jewish, Dutch 2,600 33,000 Dutch Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Jewish, Eastern Yiddish-speaking 191,000 794,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Jewish, English-speaking 101,000 5,431,000 English Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.60 % -
 Jewish, Ethiopian 83,000 84,000 Amharic Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.70 % -
 Jewish, French 41,000 514,000 French Ethnic Religions 0.20 % 0.05 % 1
 Jewish, Georgian 64,000 65,000 Judeo-Georgian Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Jewish, German 16,000 145,000 German, Standard Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.05 % 1
  Totals:  48 9,212,000         37 1.34 % 0.70 % 196 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 100,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 9,312,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Golan 48,000
HaDarom 1,377,000
Haifa 1,092,000
HaMerkaz 2,322,000
HaZafon 1,531,000
Jerusalem 1,199,000
Tel Aviv 1,509,000
Provinces:  7 9,078,000
UN Country Population 9,312,000
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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
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi avl 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Egyptian arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Judeo-Iraqi yhd 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Judeo-Moroccan aju 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Judeo-Tripolitanian yud 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Judeo-Yemeni jye 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Levantine apc 5 3 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Bukharic bhh 1 1 Bible Portions
Domari rmt 1 1 Bible Portions
Dutch nld 1 1 Complete Bible
Dzhidi jpr 1 1 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 1 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 1 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hebrew heb 7 7 New Testament
Hulaula huy 1 1 Unspecified
Hungarian hun 1 1 Complete Bible
Inter-Zab Jewish Neo-Aramaic aij 1 1 Unspecified
Israeli Sign Language isr 1 1 Bible Portions
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Judeo-Berber jbe 1 1 Unspecified
Judeo-Georgian jge 1 1 Unspecified
Judeo-Tat jdt 1 1 Bible Portions
Lishan Noshan trg 1 1 Bible Portions
Lishana Deni lsd 1 1 Bible Portions
Malayalam mal 1 1 Complete Bible
Marathi mar 1 1 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 1 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 1 1 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 1 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 38 48 37   22 21 25 27 26
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Israel Statistics
People Groups 48
Unreached People Groups 37  (77.1%)
Population 9,212,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.6%
Population in Unreached 8,935,000  (97.0%)
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Percent Christian Adherent 1.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 5.6%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 196
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 92%
Continent Asia
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code IS
Official Language(s) HebrewArabic, Standard
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 184,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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