Country: Kuwait

Number of People Groups

28

People Groups Unreached

13 (46.4%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

4,277,000

Population in Unreached

3,241,000 (75.8%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

10.20%

% Evangelical

1.51%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

7.3%
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
 Americans, U.S. 17,000 197,948,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 28.00 % -
 Amhara, Ethiopian 95,000 27,147,000 Amharic Christianity 86.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 1,370,000 7,242,000 Arabic, Gulf Islam 2.00 % 0.53 % 27
 Arab, Egyptian 410,000 78,032,000 Arabic, Egyptian Islam 12.00 % 3.00 % -
 Arab, Iraqi 19,000 21,994,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Islam 5.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Arab, Jordanian 33,000 4,952,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Arab, Lebanese 54,000 6,275,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 30.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Omani 21,000 2,866,000 Arabic, Omani Islam ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.09 % 1
 Arab, Palestinian 35,000 11,593,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 11.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 259,000 18,836,000 Arabic, Najdi Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Arab, Syrian 168,000 20,176,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 6.00 % 0.10 % -
 Arab, Yemeni 14,000 8,985,000 Arabic, Ta'izzi-Adeni Islam ☀︎ 0.06 % 0.00 % 1
 Armenian 8,000 5,702,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Assyrian 8,300 941,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 92.00 % 1.00 % -
 British 11,000 54,161,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Deaf 8,700 50,266,000 Language unknown Islam 13.79 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 182,000 41,069,000 Tagalog Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 % -
 French 8,400 50,635,000 French Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 Greek 1,700 10,384,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 5,000 931,433,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 4.00 % -
 Indonesian 24,000 10,219,000 Indonesian Islam 12.00 % 5.00 % -
 Kurd, Sorani 6,400 4,028,000 Kurdish, Central Islam ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.03 % 1
 Mahra 27,000 249,000 Mehri Islam ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.02 % 1
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam 67,000 2,218,000 Arabic, Gulf Islam 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Persian 55,000 46,755,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 3.50 % 0.20 % 1
  Totals:  28 4,277,000         13 10.20 % 1.51 % 69 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 72,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 4,349,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Al Ahmadi 943,000
Al Asimah (Capital) 536,000
Al Farwaniyah 1,108,000
Al Jahrah 522,000
Hawalli 883,000
Mubarak Al-Kabeer 247,000
Provinces:  6 4,239,000
UN Country Population 4,349,000
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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
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Egyptian arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Gulf afb 2 2 Bible Portions
Arabic, Levantine apc 4 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Mesopotamian acm 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Najdi ars 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Omani acx 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Ta'izzi-Adeni acq 1 1 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Indonesian ind 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Central ckb 1 1 Complete Bible
Mehri gdq 1 1 Bible Portions
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Telugu tel 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 23 28 13   16 16 18 19 20
Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Kuwait. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Kuwait
  • Christian ministry in Kuwait
  • 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

Kuwait Statistics
People Groups 28
Unreached People Groups 13  (46.4%)
Population 4,277,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.3%
Population in Unreached 3,241,000  (75.8%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 10.2%
Percent Evangelical 1.5%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 7.3%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 69
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 100%
Continent Asia
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code KU
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardArabic, Gulf
Literacy Rate 94%
Estimated Illiterate Population 257,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked



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