Frontier Peoples: 500,000 and above Overview

People Groups

426

Population

1,713,700,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

5.8 %

% 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 8,551,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.09 % 171
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 10,585,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 212
 Ahar India Listing 1,447,000 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 1,840,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 37
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China Listing 750,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 15
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,241,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India Listing 10,555,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 211
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,664,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 93
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan Listing 1,381,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 28
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,457,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 29
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,905,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 38
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,590,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 32
 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 11,313,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 226
 Arakh India Listing 594,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 12
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,060,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,020,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,691,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 54
 Avar, Dagestani Russia Listing 779,000 Avar Islam 0.01 % 16
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,554,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 111
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk Turkey Listing 590,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 12
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,497,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India Listing 586,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 12
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,879,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baggara, Messiria Sudan Listing 627,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 13
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) India Listing 628,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 13
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India Listing 819,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 16
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,504,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Bairwa India Listing 985,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,247,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,759,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 35
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,925,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 178
Baloch Jalbani Pakistan Listing 3,204,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 64
 Baloch Rakhshani Pakistan Listing 501,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 10
 Baloch Rind Pakistan Listing 1,000,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Baloch, Southern Iran Listing 505,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 10
 Baloch, Southern Oman Listing 599,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 12
 Baloch, Western Iran Listing 750,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 15
 Bania India Listing 29,120,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 582
 Bania Agarwal India Listing 4,836,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 97
 Bania Chetti India Listing 728,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 15
Totals: 426 Peoples     1,713,700,000         34,273

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