Frontier Peoples: 500,000 and above Overview

People Groups

404

Population

1,608,898,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

5.7 %

% of Unreached Population

51.0 %

% of World's
People Groups

2.4 %

% of World Population

21.2 %

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 744,000 Punjabi, Eastern Hinduism 0.01 % 15
 Adi Dravida India Listing 8,608,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 172
 Afghani, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 9,801,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 196
 Ahar India Listing 1,444,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 29
 Aimaq Afghanistan Listing 1,491,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 30
 Akhdam, Arabized Blacks Yemen Listing 1,457,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 29
 Alawite Syria Listing 1,327,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.02 % 27
 Alawite Turkey Listing 538,000 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 1,651,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 33
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China Listing 738,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 15
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,256,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India Listing 10,605,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 212
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,595,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 92
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan Listing 1,341,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 27
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,619,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 32
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,520,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 30
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,841,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 37
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,111,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 242
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,673,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 33
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria Listing 1,321,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 26
 Arab, Tihami Yemen Listing 4,215,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 84
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen Listing 6,324,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 126
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 10,886,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 218
 Arakh India Listing 595,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 12
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,079,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 82
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,026,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,710,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 54
 Avar, Dagestani Russia Listing 769,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 15
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,384,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 108
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk Turkey Listing 573,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 11
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,486,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India Listing 589,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 12
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,898,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baggara, Messiria Sudan Listing 594,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 12
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) India Listing 622,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 12
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India Listing 822,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 16
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,508,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Bairwa India Listing 1,305,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % 26
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,218,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 24
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,718,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.01 % 34
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 7,894,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 158
 Baloch Rind Pakistan Listing 848,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 17
 Baloch, Southern Oman Listing 650,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 13
 Baloch, Western Iran Listing 732,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 15
 Bania India Listing 29,114,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 582
 Bania Agarwal India Listing 4,799,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 96
 Bania Chetti India Listing 745,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 15
 Bania Komti India Listing 1,792,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 36
 Bania Mahur India Listing 869,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 17
Totals: 404 Peoples     1,608,898,000         32,174