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 *
Deaf Yemen Listing 298,000 Language unknown Islam 0.08 % 6
 Arab, Tihami Yemen Listing 4,447,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 89
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen Listing 6,722,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 134
 Somali Yemen Listing 447,000 Somali Islam 0.05 % 9
 Socotran Yemen Listing 110,000 Soqotri Islam 0.00 % 2
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,990,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 260
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,905,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 38
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam Yemen Listing 1,502,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 30
 Arab, Omani Yemen Listing 151,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.10 % 3
 Berber, Tekna Western Sahara Listing 118,000 Tachelhit Islam 0.04 % 2
 Saharawi Western Sahara Listing 257,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.04 % 5
 Jew, Israeli West Bank / Gaza Listing 393,000 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 8
 Turk Uzbekistan Listing 144,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 3
 Turkmen Uzbekistan Listing 149,000 Turkmen Islam 0.05 % 3
 Tajik Uzbekistan Listing 1,596,000 Tajik Islam 0.10 % 32
 Uzbek, Northern Uzbekistan Listing 27,199,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.02 % 544
 Karakalpak, Black Hat Uzbekistan Listing 731,000 Karakalpak Islam 0.00 % 15
 Tatar, Crimean Uzbekistan Listing 177,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.00 % 4
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) United States Listing 256,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.00 % 5
 Urdu United States Listing 302,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 6
 Gujarati United Kingdom Listing 635,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.05 % 13
 Baloch, Southern United Arab Emirates Listing 395,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 8
 Arab, Saudi - Hijazi United Arab Emirates Listing 385,000 Arabic, Hijazi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 8
 Pashtun, Southern United Arab Emirates Listing 146,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.00 % 3
 Pashtun, Northern United Arab Emirates Listing 395,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 8
 Hazara United Arab Emirates Listing 100,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.00 % 2
 Bedouin, Gulf United Arab Emirates Listing 192,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.00 % 4
 Arab, Omani United Arab Emirates Listing 303,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 6
 Gujarati, Ugandan Uganda Listing 465,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.00 % 9
 Aimaq Turkmenistan Listing 249,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 5
 Turkmen Turkmenistan Listing 4,577,000 Turkmen Islam 0.05 % 92
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk Turkey Listing 590,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 12
 Alawite Turkey Listing 554,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.03 % 11
 Kurd, Turkish-speaking Turkey Listing 6,301,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 126
 Turk Turkey Listing 59,258,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 1185
 Yoruk Turkey Listing 463,000 Balkan Gagauz Turkish Islam 0.00 % 9
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkey Listing 8,960,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.01 % 179
 Kabardian Turkey Listing 1,177,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 24
 Zaza-Dimli Turkey Listing 1,740,000 Zazaki, Southern Islam 0.00 % 35
 Tatar, Crimean Turkey Listing 110,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.05 % 2
 Chechen Turkey Listing 112,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 2
 Bosniak Turkey Listing 112,000 Bosnian Islam 0.10 % 2
 Zaza-Alevi Turkey Listing 200,000 Zazaki, Northern Islam 0.00 % 4
 Adyghe Turkey Listing 350,000 Adyghe Islam 0.00 % 7
 Abkhaz Turkey Listing 164,000 Abkhaz Islam 0.00 % 3
 Thai Islam Thailand Listing 1,328,000 Thai, Southern Islam 0.00 % 27
 Malay, Pattani Thailand Listing 1,527,000 Malay, Pattani Islam 0.01 % 31
 Shirazi Tanzania Listing 643,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 13
 Arab, Omani Tanzania Listing 197,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 4
 Kulobi Tajikistan Listing 830,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 17
Totals: 1,098 Peoples     1,873,581,000         37,459