Frontier Peoples: 500,000 and above Overview

People Groups

402

Population

1,638,350,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

5.7 %

% of Unreached Population

52.3 %

% of World's
People Groups

2.4 %

% of World Population

21.6 %

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 gospel movement.

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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Ad Dharmi India 741,000 Punjabi, Eastern Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Afar Ethiopia 1,914,000 Afar Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 38
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan 9,801,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 196
 Ahar India 1,436,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 29
 Aimaq Afghanistan 1,491,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 30
 Akhdam, Arabized Blacks Yemen 1,457,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 29
 Alawite Syria 1,327,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 27
 Alawite Turkey 538,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.03 % 0.01 % 11
Albanian, Macedonian Macedonia 521,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt 1,651,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 33
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 738,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % 15
 Ansari Bangladesh 1,261,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India 10,505,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 210
 Ansari Pakistan 4,580,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 92
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan 1,341,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 27
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya 1,619,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.03 % 32
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen 1,520,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 30
 Arab, Libyan Libya 1,841,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.04 % 37
 Arab, Maghrebi Spain 774,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.05 % 15
 Arab, Moroccan Egypt 1,680,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 0.01 % 34
 Arab, Moroccan Morocco 23,474,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.09 % 0.01 % 469
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq 1,673,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 33
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria 1,321,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 26
 Arab, Tihami Yemen 4,215,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 84
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen 6,324,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 126
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 10,888,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 218
 Arakh India 592,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India 4,037,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India 965,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India 2,703,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 54
 Avar, Dagestani Russia 769,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 15
 Awan Pakistan 5,385,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 108
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk Iran 16,140,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.10 % 0.10 % 323
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk Turkey 573,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,456,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 129
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India 586,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,499,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.05 % 70
 Baggara, Messiria Sudan 594,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) India 621,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India 822,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 16
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,517,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Bairwa India 987,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Bakhtiari Iran 1,218,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,707,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 34
 Baloch Pakistan 7,895,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 158
Baloch Rind Pakistan 848,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 17
 Baloch, Southern Oman 650,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
 Baloch, Western Iran 732,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Bania India 29,240,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 585
 Bania Agarwal India 4,792,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 96
Totals: 402 Peoples   1,638,350,000         32,760


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