Country: United Kingdom

Number of People Groups

113

People Groups Unreached

33 (29.2%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

67,839,000

Population in Unreached

5,134,000 (7.6%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

57.0%

% Evangelical

7.90%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.0%
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 *
 Afrikaner 68,000 4,417,000 Afrikaans Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 % -
 Akan 27,000 5,371,000 Akan Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 % -
 Albanian 2,700 5,179,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 30.00 % 0.50 % -
 Americans, U.S. 165,000 192,802,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 28.90 % -
 Amhara, Ethiopian 8,700 24,044,000 Amharic Christianity 91.00 % 2.00 % -
 Anglo-Australian 94,000 17,992,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 14.40 % -
 Anglo-Canadian 52,000 17,125,000 English Christianity 72.00 % 7.70 % -
 Anglo-New Zealander 42,000 3,438,000 English Christianity 53.00 % 18.20 % -
 Anglo-Romani 58,000 198,000 Angloromani Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 % -
 Arab, Egyptian 51,000 65,726,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.00 % 3.90 % -
 Arab, Iraqi 43,000 16,842,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Arab, Lebanese 102,000 7,855,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Libyan 25,000 2,894,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Arab, Omani 2,200 3,095,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 3.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Arab, Palestinian 20,000 10,844,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 24,000 7,393,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.40 % 0.20 % 1
 Arab, Syrian 13,000 16,089,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 7.00 % 0.10 % -
 Arab, Yemeni 34,000 7,565,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Armenian 20,000 6,637,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Assyrian 14,000 850,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 92.00 % 0.75 % -
Austrian, Bavarian 19,000 22,799,000 Bavarian Christianity 83.00 % 0.50 % -
 Baganda 3,500 8,542,000 Ganda Christianity 72.00 % 35.00 % -
 Belarusian 5,800 10,003,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.30 % -
 Bengali, Sylhetti 122,000 122,000 Sylheti Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Berber, Imazighen 3,200 4,608,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.60 % 0.10 % 1
 Berber, Kabyle 3,400 6,818,000 Kabyle Islam 1.50 % 1.00 % 1
Brazilian, White 30,000 96,932,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 % -
British, Scottish 5,739,000 5,769,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 7.50 % -
 Bulgarian 64,000 6,817,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Burmese 14,000 32,046,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Colombian, Mestizo 13,000 35,085,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 % -
Cornish 557,000 557,000 English Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 % -
 Cypriots, Greek 18,000 829,000 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.60 % -
 Cypriots, Turkish 5,400 224,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Czech 40,000 10,906,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 % -
 Danish 28,000 5,372,000 Danish Christianity 85.00 % 3.50 % -
Deaf 136,000 47,601,000 British Sign Language Christianity 59.66 % -
 Druze 600 988,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Other / Small 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Dutch 88,000 15,330,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.00 % 4.30 % -
 English 48,772,000 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.90 % -
 Estonian 15,000 1,085,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 4.90 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 63,000 38,060,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.30 % -
 Finnish 15,000 5,766,000 Finnish Christianity 84.00 % 12.10 % -
 Flemish 18,000 5,596,000 Vlaams Christianity 63.00 % 0.45 % -
 French 173,000 50,319,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 141,000 66,308,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 German Swiss 15,000 5,094,000 German, Swiss Christianity 76.00 % 4.40 % -
Gilbraltarian 14,000 39,000 English Christianity 85.00 % 2.90 % -
 Greek 58,000 10,234,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Gujarati 635,000 2,462,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.05 % 0.03 % 13
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 221,000 79,688,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.70 % -
 Han Chinese, Hakka 30,000 44,433,000 Chinese, Hakka Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 131,000 881,849,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.00 % -
 Hungarian 92,000 11,499,000 Hungarian Christianity 88.00 % 2.80 % -
 Igbo 8,000 30,592,000 Igbo Christianity 95.00 % 35.00 % -
Irish 313,000 8,267,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 1.50 % -
Irish Traveller, Shelta 3,900 40,000 Shelta Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 % -
Irish, Gaelic-speaking 41,000 250,000 Irish Christianity 92.00 % 1.00 % -
 Italian 183,000 38,270,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 % -
 Jamaicans 53,000 3,872,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 83.00 % 28.00 % -
 Japanese 30,000 124,082,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Jew, English-speaking 284,000 6,251,000 English Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 % 6
Jew, Yahudic 6,900 103,000 Arabic, Judeo-Iraqi Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Khmer 11,000 16,500,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.70 % 1
 Korean 12,000 80,906,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 16.80 % -
 Krio, Sierra Leonian 19,000 874,000 Krio Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 % -
 Kurd, Kurmanji 27,000 15,724,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.30 % 0.05 % 1
Latin American, Mestizo 88,000 596,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 4.00 % -
 Latvian 117,000 1,442,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 % -
 Lingala 4,900 4,534,000 Lingala Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 % -
 Lithuanian 167,000 2,804,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 % -
 Macedonian 9,900 1,925,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.00 % 0.20 % -
 Malay, Malaysian 36,000 17,309,000 Malay Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Maltese 48,000 610,000 Maltese Christianity 97.00 % 1.30 % -
 Mandaean 1,100 68,000 Mandaic Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mauritian 14,000 1,080,000 Morisyen Christianity 55.00 % 0.80 % -
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking 34,000 28,047,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Norwegian 18,000 4,799,000 Norwegian Christianity 91.00 % 8.40 % -
 Parsee 4,400 153,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Northern 54,000 33,701,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Southern 49,000 10,055,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian 47,000 41,801,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Polish 920,000 41,069,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Portuguese 189,000 17,755,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 % -
 Romani, Balkan 79,000 1,239,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
Romani, Scottish Traveller 4,500 4,800 Traveller Scottish Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Romani, Vlax 68,000 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 65.00 % 9.00 % -
Romani, Welsh 68,000 68,000 Welsh Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 % -
 Romanian 189,000 20,387,000 Romanian Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 % -
 Russian 29,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
Scots, Gaelic 66,000 66,000 Scottish Gaelic Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
Scots, Lowland 115,000 125,000 Scots Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Serb 14,000 9,999,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 % -
 Seychellese Creole 2,700 95,000 Seychelles Creole French Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 % -
 Shona 22,000 1,199,000 Shona Christianity 86.00 % 30.00 % -
 Slovak 85,000 5,152,000 Slovak Christianity 92.00 % 1.10 % -
 Slovene 1,200 1,950,000 Slovene Christianity 58.00 % 2.00 % -
 Somali 58,000 23,015,000 Somali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 South Asian, Bengali-speaking 352,000 1,559,000 Bengali Islam 1.00 % 0.13 % 7
 South Asian, general 3,059,000 12,154,000 Hindi Hinduism 3.00 % 1.50 % 61
 Spaniard 141,000 29,004,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 % -
 Swahili 15,000 1,836,000 Swahili Islam 2.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Swedish 35,000 9,024,000 Swedish Christianity 57.00 % 6.90 % -
 Tajik 41,000 10,099,000 Tajik Islam 0.40 % 0.01 % 1
 Thai 26,000 22,134,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Tigray, Tigrinya 12,000 8,978,000 Tigrigna Christianity 90.00 % 1.50 % -
 Tigre, Eritrean 15,000 793,000 Tigre Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 51,000 63,339,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ukrainian 13,000 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
Ulster Irish 928,000 928,000 English Christianity 92.00 % 14.00 % -
 Vietnamese 14,000 84,992,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Welsh, Cymraeg 1,291,000 1,416,000 Welsh Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Yoruba 101,000 36,812,000 Yoruba Christianity 55.00 % 11.00 % -
  Totals:  113 67,839,000         33 57.03 % 7.90 % 117 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 47,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 67,886,000                
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Home Countries Estimated
Population
England 56,275,000
Northern Ireland 1,892,000
Scotland 5,467,000
Wales 3,156,000
Home Countries:  4 66,790,000
UN Country Population 67,886,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 424.1 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 1,129.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 303.3 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 168.8 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
67,839,000



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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
Afrikaans afr 1 0 Complete Bible
Akan aka 1 0 Complete Bible
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 New Testament
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Angloromani rme 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Judeo-Iraqi yhd 1 1 Unspecified
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, Najdi Spoken ars 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 3 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Omani Spoken acx 1 1 Translation Needed
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken acq 1 1 Bible Portions
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Bavarian bar 1 0 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete Bible
British Sign Language bfi 1 0 Bible Portions
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
Danish dan 1 0 Complete Bible
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 11 1 Complete Bible
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
Finnish fin 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Ganda lug 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Swiss gsw 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 2 0 Complete Bible
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Igbo ibo 1 0 Complete Bible
Irish gle 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Jamaican Creole English jam 1 0 New Testament
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Kabyle kab 1 1 Complete Bible
Khmer khm 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Krio kri 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
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Malay zlm 1 1 Complete Bible
Maltese mlt 1 0 Complete Bible
Mandaic mid 1 1 Unspecified
Morisyen mfe 1 0 New Testament
Norwegian nor 1 0 Complete Bible
Parsi prp 1 1 Translation Started
Pashto, Northern pbu 1 1 Complete Bible
Pashto, Southern pbt 1 1 Bible Portions
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, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Scots sco 1 0 New Testament
Scottish Gaelic gla 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Seychelles Creole French crs 1 0 Complete Bible
Shelta sth 1 0 Translation Needed
Shona sna 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovene slv 1 0 Complete Bible
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 3 0 Complete Bible
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete Bible
Swedish swe 1 0 Complete Bible
Sylheti syl 1 1 New Testament
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tajik tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Tamazight, Central Atlas tzm 1 1 Bible Portions
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigre tig 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete Bible
Traveller Scottish trl 1 0 Translation Needed
Turkish tur 2 2 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Vlaams vls 1 0 Bible Portions
Welsh cym 2 0 Complete Bible
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 95 113 33   68 65 81 85 50

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.4 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.9 %)
57.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.6 %
Hinduism
2.8 %
Islam
3.7 %
Non-Religious
34.5 %
Other / Small Religions
0.9 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
63.9 %
Independent
2.2 %
Orthodox
2.2 %
Other Christian
3.5 %
Protestant
13.4 %
Roman Catholic
13.5 %
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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United Kingdom Statistics
People Groups 113
Unreached People Groups 33  (29.2%)
Population 67,839,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.6%
Population in Unreached 5,134,000  (7.6%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 57.0%
Percent Evangelical 7.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 117
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 83%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Western
10/40 Window No
Country Code UK
Official Language(s) English
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 678,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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