Frontier Peoples: 500,000 and above Overview

People Groups

405

Population

1,636,973,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

5.7 %

% of Unreached Population

51.4 %

% of World's
People Groups

2.4 %

% of World Population

21.3 %

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 *
 Ad Dharmi India Listing 747,000 Punjabi, Eastern Hinduism 0.01 % 15
 Adi Dravida India Listing 8,696,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 174
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 10,246,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 205
 Ahar India Listing 1,459,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 29
 Aimaq Afghanistan Listing 1,558,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 31
 Akhdam, Arabized Blacks Yemen Listing 1,469,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 29
 Alawite Syria Listing 1,230,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.02 % 25
 Alawite Turkey Listing 548,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.03 % 11
 Albanian, Macedonian North Macedonia Listing 521,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 0.00 % 10
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,668,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 33
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China Listing 747,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 15
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,231,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India Listing 10,711,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 214
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,712,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 94
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan Listing 1,368,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 27
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,694,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 34
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,532,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 31
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,926,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 39
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,212,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 244
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,671,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 33
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria Listing 1,224,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 24
 Arab, Tihami Yemen Listing 4,251,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 85
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen Listing 6,376,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 128
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 11,369,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 227
 Arakh India Listing 601,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 12
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,104,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 82
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,037,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,739,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 55
 Avar, Dagestani Russia Listing 779,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 16
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,679,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 114
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk Turkey Listing 584,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 12
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,552,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 131
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India Listing 595,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 12
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,927,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 59
 Baggara, Messiria Sudan Listing 612,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 12
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) India Listing 627,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 13
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India Listing 830,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 17
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,545,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 71
 Bairwa India Listing 1,002,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,231,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,737,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.01 % 35
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,202,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 164
 Baloch Rind Pakistan Listing 904,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 18
 Baloch, Southern Oman Listing 669,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 13
 Baloch, Western Iran Listing 741,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 15
 Bania India Listing 29,416,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 588
 Bania Agarwal India Listing 4,849,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 97
 Bania Chetti India Listing 751,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 15
 Bania Komti India Listing 1,812,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 36
 Bania Mahur India Listing 878,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 18
Totals: 405 Peoples     1,636,973,000         32,736