Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

259

Population

1,551,776,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

3.5 %

% of Unreached Population

48.7 %

% of World's
People Groups

1.5 %

% of World Population

20.2 %

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 *
 Wolof Senegal Listing 6,018,000 Wolof Islam 0.01 % 120
 Kurd, Turkish-Speaking Turkey Listing 6,233,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 125
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,288,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 126
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen Listing 6,376,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 128
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,414,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 128
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,472,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 129
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,541,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 131
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India Listing 6,628,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 133
 Tajik Tajikistan Listing 6,956,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 139
 Kanuri, Yerwa Nigeria Listing 7,006,000 Kanuri, Yerwa Islam 0.01 % 140
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,067,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 141
 Shaikh Siddiqi India Listing 7,439,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 149
 Mahratta Kunbi India Listing 7,564,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.00 % 151
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,667,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 153
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,674,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 153
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,711,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.08 % 154
 Sayyid India Listing 7,745,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 155
 Sayyid Pakistan Listing 7,855,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 157
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 8,006,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 160
 Shaikh Qureshi India Listing 7,979,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 160
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) India Listing 8,038,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 161
 Adi Dravida India Listing 8,480,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 170
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,565,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 171
 Mappila India Listing 8,642,000 Malayalam Islam 0.00 % 173
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkey Listing 8,814,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.01 % 176
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India Listing 8,992,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.02 % 180
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 9,287,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 186
 Pashtun, Southern Afghanistan Listing 9,338,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.02 % 187
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India Listing 9,762,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 195
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 10,246,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 205
 Ansari India Listing 10,463,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 209
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 11,269,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 225
 Pashtun, Pathan India Listing 11,317,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 226
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 11,681,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 234
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 11,775,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % 235
 Uyghur China Listing 11,835,000 Uyghur Islam 0.01 % 237
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,212,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 244
 Shaikh Pakistan Listing 13,409,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 268
 Hui China Listing 13,816,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.01 % 276
 Kapu India Listing 15,033,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.02 % 301
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 15,366,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 307
 Fulani, Nigerian Nigeria Listing 15,972,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.08 % 319
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 17,109,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 342
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 17,950,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.05 % 359
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 18,532,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 371
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 18,684,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 374
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India Listing 18,939,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 379
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Morocco Listing 23,655,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.09 % 473
 Uzbek, Northern Uzbekistan Listing 27,365,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.02 % 547
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 28,679,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 574
Totals: 259 Peoples     1,551,776,000         31,027