Frontier Peoples: 500,000 and above Overview

People Groups

424

Population

1,713,144,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

5.7 %

% of Unreached Population

53.1 %

% of World's
People Groups

2.4 %

% of World Population

22.1 %

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 *
 Adi Dravida India Listing 8,564,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 171
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 10,485,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 210
 Ahar India Listing 1,438,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 29
 Aimaq Afghanistan Listing 1,595,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 32
 Alawite Syria Listing 1,261,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.02 % 25
 Alawite Turkey Listing 554,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.03 % 11
 Albanian, Macedonian North Macedonia Listing 521,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 0.00 % 10
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Algeria Listing 29,618,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.01 % 592
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,700,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 34
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China Listing 750,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 15
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,242,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India Listing 10,567,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 211
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,726,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 95
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan Listing 1,381,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 28
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,667,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 33
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,905,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 38
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,902,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 38
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,990,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 260
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,710,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 34
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria Listing 1,320,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 26
 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
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 11,495,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 230
 Arakh India Listing 591,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 12
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,068,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,021,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,696,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 54
 Avar, Dagestani Russia Listing 779,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 16
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,422,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 108
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk Turkey Listing 590,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 12
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,477,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India Listing 586,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 12
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,883,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baggara, Messiria Sudan Listing 627,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 13
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) India Listing 619,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 12
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India Listing 818,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 16
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,495,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Bairwa India Listing 987,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,247,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,721,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 34
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,736,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 175
 Baloch Rind Pakistan Listing 998,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Baloch, Southern Iran Listing 505,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 10
 Baloch, Southern Oman Listing 687,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 14
 Baloch, Western Iran Listing 750,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 15
 Bania India Listing 29,039,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 581
 Bania Agarwal India Listing 4,952,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 99
 Bania Chetti India Listing 740,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 15
 Bania Komti India Listing 1,786,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 36
 Bania Mahur India Listing 866,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 17
Totals: 424 Peoples     1,713,144,000         34,267