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 *
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern Iraq Listing 2,372,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 47
 Shabak Iraq Listing 250,000 Shabak Islam 0.01 % 5
 Luri, Northern Iraq Listing 115,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.10 % 2
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iraq Listing 3,398,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 68
 Kurd, Central Iraq Listing 4,652,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.05 % 93
Gurani, Hawrami Iraq Listing 173,000 Gurani Islam 0.02 % 3
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,710,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 34
 Talysh Iran Listing 155,000 Talysh Islam 0.00 % 3
 Takistani Iran Listing 404,000 Takestani Islam 0.00 % 8
 Romani, Domari Iran Listing 1,409,000 Domari Islam 0.06 % 28
 Qashqai, Kashkai Iran Listing 990,000 Kashkay Islam 0.00 % 20
 Pashtun, Southern Iran Listing 160,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.02 % 3
 Mamasani Iran Listing 126,000 Luri, Southern Islam 0.00 % 3
 Luri, Southern Iran Listing 1,019,000 Luri, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,871,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
Larestani Iran Listing 119,000 Lari Islam 0.00 % 2
 Laki Iran Listing 1,236,000 Laki Islam 0.00 % 25
 Kurd, Southern Iran Listing 3,365,000 Kurdish, Southern Islam 0.05 % 67
 Tati, Southern Iran Listing 186,000 Alviri-Vidari Islam 0.00 % 4
 Khorasani Turk Iran Listing 958,000 Khorasani Turkish Islam 0.00 % 19
 Hazara Iran Listing 392,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.05 % 8
Gurani, Hawrami Iran Listing 212,000 Gurani Islam 0.00 % 4
 Gilaki Iran Listing 2,913,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 58
Fars, Southwestern Iran Listing 111,000 Fars, Southwestern Islam 0.00 % 2
 Baloch, Western Iran Listing 750,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 15
 Baloch, Southern Iran Listing 505,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 10
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,247,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Aimaq Iran Listing 235,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 5
 Afshari Iran Listing 378,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 8
 Afghan, Tajik Iran Listing 400,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 8
 Wolio Indonesia Listing 246,000 Wolio Islam 0.01 % 5
 Rawas Indonesia Listing 230,000 Musi Islam 0.00 % 5
 Rambang Indonesia Listing 160,000 Malay, Central Islam 0.00 % 3
 Mandar Indonesia Listing 541,000 Mandar Islam 0.07 % 11
 Mandailing Indonesia Listing 1,247,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 25
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,266,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Malay, Sambas Indonesia Listing 505,000 Malay Islam 0.03 % 10
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Lampung Abung Indonesia Listing 206,000 Lampung Nyo Islam 0.01 % 4
 Kutai Indonesia Listing 237,000 Malay, Tenggarong Kutai Islam 0.10 % 5
 Komering Indonesia Listing 515,000 Komering Islam 0.06 % 10
 Sumbawa Indonesia Listing 457,000 Sumbawa Islam 0.03 % 9
 Kangean Indonesia Listing 124,000 Kangean Islam 0.00 % 2
 Semendo Indonesia Listing 258,000 Malay, Central Islam 0.02 % 5
 Sasak Indonesia Listing 3,348,000 Sasak Islam 0.01 % 67
 Rejang Indonesia Listing 397,000 Rejang Islam 0.04 % 8
 Pegagan Indonesia Listing 258,000 Malay, Central Islam 0.00 % 5
 Palembang Indonesia Listing 3,427,000 Musi Islam 0.03 % 69
 Musi Indonesia Listing 680,000 Musi Islam 0.07 % 14
 Lembak Indonesia Listing 238,000 Col Islam 0.01 % 5
Totals: 1,096 Peoples     1,870,482,000         37,395