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 *
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China Listing 189,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 4
 Amdo, Rongba China Listing 163,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 3
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China Listing 750,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 15
 Iu Mien, Hunan China Listing 225,000 Iu Mien Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 5
 Uyghur China Listing 11,881,000 Uyghur Islam 0.01 % 238
 Tu China Listing 262,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 5
 Tibetan, Central China Listing 949,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 19
 Salar China Listing 151,000 Salar Islam 0.01 % 3
 Kalmyk, Torgut China Listing 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 4
 Miao, Luobohe China Listing 104,000 Miao, Luopohe Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 2
 Bulang China Listing 106,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 2
 Kazakh China Listing 1,880,000 Kazakh Islam 0.01 % 38
 Hui China Listing 13,870,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.01 % 277
 Dongnu China Listing 311,000 Bunu, Bu-Nao Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 6
 Zaghawa Chad Listing 159,000 Zaghawa Islam 0.00 % 3
 Tama Chad Listing 193,000 Tama Islam 0.00 % 4
Mubi Chad Listing 108,000 Mubi Islam 0.00 % 2
 Masalit Chad Listing 115,000 Masalit Islam 0.01 % 2
 Maba, Mabangi Chad Listing 530,000 Maba Islam 0.04 % 11
 Kreda Chad Listing 143,000 Dazaga Islam 0.00 % 3
 Kanuri, Yerwa Chad Listing 186,000 Kanuri, Yerwa Islam 0.01 % 4
 Kanembu Chad Listing 823,000 Kanembu Islam 0.01 % 16
 Hausa Chad Listing 307,000 Hausa Islam 0.01 % 6
 Daza Chad Listing 492,000 Dazaga Islam 0.00 % 10
Dangaleat Chad Listing 115,000 Dangaleat Islam 0.00 % 2
 Kuka Chad Listing 137,000 Naba Islam 0.00 % 3
 Buduma, Kuri Islander Chad Listing 132,000 Buduma Islam 0.04 % 3
 Bilala Chad Listing 244,000 Naba Islam 0.00 % 5
 Barma Chad Listing 138,000 Bagirmi Islam 0.01 % 3
 Fulani, Bagirmi Central African Republic Listing 210,000 Fulfulde, Bagirmi Islam 0.10 % 4
 Urdu Canada Listing 207,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 4
 Baggara, Shuwa Arab Cameroon Listing 190,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 4
 Kanuri, Yerwa Cameroon Listing 167,000 Kanuri, Yerwa Islam 0.02 % 3
 Fulani, Nigerian Cameroon Listing 108,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.05 % 2
 Cham, Western Cambodia Listing 252,000 Cham, Western Islam 0.01 % 5
 Tuareg, Tamasheq Burkina Faso Listing 171,000 Tamasheq Islam 0.08 % 3
 Bobo Madare Burkina Faso Listing 254,000 Bobo Madare, Southern Islam 0.02 % 5
 Brunei Malay Brunei Listing 184,000 Brunei Islam 0.06 % 4
 Bosniak Bosnia-Herzegovina Listing 1,650,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 33
 Drukpa Bhutan Listing 216,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 4
 Dendi, Dandawa Benin Listing 267,000 Dendi Islam 0.07 % 5
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh Listing 168,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 3
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh Listing 136,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 3
Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh Listing 301,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 6
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh Listing 183,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 4
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh Listing 277,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 6
 Hajam Bangladesh Listing 385,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 8
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh Listing 921,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 18
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh Listing 133,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 3
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh Listing 145,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 % 3
Totals: 1,098 Peoples     1,873,581,000         37,459