Frontier Peoples: 100,000 and above Overview

People Groups

1,096

Population

1,870,482,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

14.8 %

% of Unreached Population

58.0 %

% of World's
People Groups

6.3 %

% of World Population

24.1 %

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 *
 Sindhi Sumra Pakistan Listing 209,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 4
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 353,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 7
 Sudhan Pakistan Listing 162,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 3
 Tajik Pakistan Listing 922,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 18
 Tanaoli Pakistan Listing 704,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 14
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,012,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 60
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,901,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 58
 Turkmen Pakistan Listing 156,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 3
Ulema (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 267,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 5
 Uzbek Pakistan Listing 269,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 5
 Vaddar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 118,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 2
 Iranun Philippines Listing 264,000 Iranun Islam 0.00 % 5
 Maguindanao Philippines Listing 1,304,000 Maguindanaon Islam 0.10 % 26
 Sama, Southern Philippines Listing 249,000 Sama, Southern Islam 0.00 % 5
 Persian Qatar Listing 276,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 6
 Urdu Qatar Listing 176,000 Urdu Islam 0.01 % 4
 Chechen, Nohchi Russia Listing 1,455,000 Chechen Islam 0.01 % 29
 Dargin Russia Listing 447,000 Dargwa Islam 0.01 % 9
 Digor Russia Listing 104,000 Ossetic Islam 0.03 % 2
 Kumyk Russia Listing 440,000 Kumyk Islam 0.01 % 9
 Lak Russia Listing 163,000 Lak Islam 0.03 % 3
 Tabasaran Russia Listing 152,000 Tabasaran Islam 0.08 % 3
 Adyghe, West Circassian Russia Listing 142,000 Adyghe Islam 0.08 % 3
Akkin Russia Listing 104,000 Chechen Islam 0.01 % 2
 Lezgin Russia Listing 431,000 Lezgi Islam 0.02 % 9
 Avar, Dagestani Russia Listing 779,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 16
 Balkar Russia Listing 112,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.05 % 2
 Ingush, Galgai Russia Listing 429,000 Ingush Islam 0.01 % 9
 Karachai Russia Listing 229,000 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.02 % 5
 Arab, Tihami Saudi Arabia Listing 154,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 3
 Arab, Yemeni Saudi Arabia Listing 241,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.10 % 5
 Rohingya Saudi Arabia Listing 317,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 6
 Swahili Saudi Arabia Listing 411,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 8
 Urdu Saudi Arabia Listing 769,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 15
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Saudi Arabia Listing 274,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 5
 Fula Jalon Senegal Listing 219,000 Pular Islam 0.05 % 4
 Fulani, Fouta Tooro Senegal Listing 686,000 Pulaar Islam 0.05 % 14
 Wolof Senegal Listing 6,183,000 Wolof Islam 0.01 % 124
 Fulani, Pulaar Senegal Listing 1,073,000 Pulaar Islam 0.00 % 21
 Moor Senegal Listing 169,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 3
 Fula Jalon Sierra Leone Listing 222,000 Pular Islam 0.00 % 4
 Susu Sierra Leone Listing 187,000 Susu Islam 0.06 % 4
 Garre Somalia Listing 114,000 Garre Islam 0.00 % 2
 Rahanweyn Somalia Listing 2,825,000 Maay Islam 0.01 % 57
 Somali Bantu Somalia Listing 769,000 Maay Islam 0.05 % 15
 Swahili, Barawani Somalia Listing 287,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 6
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Spain Listing 780,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 16
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka Listing 101,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 2
 Shaikh Sri Lanka Listing 200,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 4
 Sri Lanka Moor Sri Lanka Listing 675,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 14
Totals: 1,096 Peoples     1,870,482,000         37,395