Frontier Peoples: 100,000 and above Overview

People Groups

1,098

Population

1,873,581,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

14.8 %

% of Unreached Population

58.1 %

% of World's
People Groups

6.3 %

% of World Population

24.2 %

Frontier Peoples are unreached groups most needing pioneer church planting. Frontier Peoples are less than or equal to 0.1% Christian and an approximation of groups without a known self-sustaining gospel movement.

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Photo People Group Country All
Countries
Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 1,007,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Bania Nepal Listing 134,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 3
 Bantar India Listing 136,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 147,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 3
 Dhanuk Nepal Listing 210,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 105,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 200,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 % 4
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 113,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 % 2
 Brahmin Terai Nepal Listing 128,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Makhuwa, Nahara Mozambique Listing 489,000 Makhuwa Islam 0.02 % 10
 Buginese Malaysia Listing 145,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 3
 Malay Indonesia Listing 3,251,000 Malay Islam 0.01 % 65
 Minangkabau, Orang Negeri Malaysia Listing 943,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 19
 Belitung Indonesia Listing 114,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 2
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Mamak, Talang Malaysia Listing 125,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 2
 Malay, Sambas Indonesia Listing 505,000 Malay Islam 0.03 % 10
 Malay, Ketapang Indonesia Listing 309,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 6
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,266,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Rambang Indonesia Listing 160,000 Malay, Central Islam 0.00 % 3
 Semendo Indonesia Listing 258,000 Malay, Central Islam 0.02 % 5
 Pegagan Indonesia Listing 258,000 Malay, Central Islam 0.00 % 5
 Jambi Indonesia Listing 1,030,000 Malay, Jambi Islam 0.06 % 21
 Malay, Pattani Thailand Listing 1,527,000 Malay, Pattani Islam 0.01 % 31
 Kutai Indonesia Listing 237,000 Malay, Tenggarong Kutai Islam 0.10 % 5
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India Listing 374,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 7
 Ilavan India Listing 5,768,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.02 % 115
Kanakkan India Listing 254,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India Listing 426,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 Mappila India Listing 8,728,000 Malayalam Islam 0.00 % 175
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India Listing 153,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 3
 Mannan, caste India Listing 279,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Pulayan India Listing 1,055,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 21
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India Listing 231,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 5
Veluthadanayar India Listing 200,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 4
Vettuvan India Listing 115,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 2
Velakkithalanayan India Listing 351,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 7
Brahmin Pancha Dravida India Listing 144,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 3
Pulayan Thanda India Listing 126,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 3
 Viswakarma Asari India Listing 697,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.03 % 14
 Viswakarma Kollan India Listing 191,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Thattan India Listing 202,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 4
Nair Anthur India Listing 128,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 3
 Maldivian, Malki Maldives Listing 499,000 Maldivian Islam 0.00 % 10
 Mandar Indonesia Listing 541,000 Mandar Islam 0.07 % 11
 Maninka, Sankaran Guinea Listing 110,000 Maninka, Sankaran Islam 0.01 % 2
 Maninka, Eastern Guinea Listing 3,182,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 64
 Maninka, Eastern Mali Listing 470,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 9
 Manya, Mandingo Liberia Listing 105,000 Manya Islam 0.03 % 2
Mana India Listing 242,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 5
Totals: 1,098 Peoples     1,873,581,000         37,459