Frontier Peoples: 500,000 and above Overview

People Groups

421

Population

1,651,573,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

5.7 %

% of Unreached Population

51.8 %

% of World's
People Groups

2.4 %

% of World Population

21.5 %

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 8,480,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 170
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 10,246,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 205
 Ahar India Listing 1,424,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 28
 Aimaq Afghanistan Listing 1,558,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 31
 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 1,229,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India Listing 10,463,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 209
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,633,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 93
 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 11,269,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 225
 Arakh India Listing 585,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 12
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,028,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,011,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,670,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 53
 Avar, Dagestani Russia Listing 779,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 16
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,316,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 106
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk Turkey Listing 584,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 12
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,414,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 128
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India Listing 580,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 12
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,855,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 57
 Baggara, Messiria Sudan Listing 612,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 12
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) India Listing 613,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 12
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India Listing 810,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 16
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,461,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 69
 Bairwa India Listing 977,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,231,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,704,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 34
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,565,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 171
 Baloch Rind Pakistan Listing 978,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 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 28,753,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 575
 Bania Agarwal India Listing 4,903,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 98
 Bania Chetti India Listing 733,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 15
 Bania Komti India Listing 1,768,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 35
 Bania Mahur India Listing 858,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 17
 Banjar Indonesia Listing 4,306,000 Banjar Islam 0.01 % 86
 Banten Indonesia Listing 3,160,000 Sunda Islam 0.08 % 63
Totals: 421 Peoples     1,651,573,000         33,023