Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

263

Population

1,600,609,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

3.5 %

% of Unreached Population

49.6 %

% of World's
People Groups

1.5 %

% of World Population

20.6 %

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 *
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,102,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 42
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,990,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 40
 Kunbi Lewa India Listing 2,006,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.02 % 40
 Hajam India Listing 1,978,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 40
 Gauda India Listing 2,009,000 Odia Hinduism 0.08 % 40
 Bhar India Listing 1,974,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 39
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,902,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 38
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Mangala India Listing 1,894,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.05 % 38
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,887,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 38
 Kazakh China Listing 1,880,000 Kazakh Islam 0.01 % 38
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,871,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,850,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Kaibartta India Listing 1,836,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.08 % 37
 Dhimar India Listing 1,840,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 37
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh Listing 1,831,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Mal (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,775,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 36
 Bania Komti India Listing 1,786,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 36
 Zaza-Dimli Turkey Listing 1,740,000 Zazaki, Southern Islam 0.00 % 35
 Malay, Pattani Thailand Listing 1,763,000 Malay, Pattani Islam 0.01 % 35
 Soninke Mali Listing 1,735,000 Soninke Islam 0.01 % 35
 Moghal India Listing 1,747,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 35
 Kol India Listing 1,758,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.06 % 35
 Khandait India Listing 1,735,000 Odia Hinduism 0.05 % 35
 Kalal Idiga India Listing 1,764,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 35
 Bedouin, Tajakant Algeria Listing 1,770,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 35
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,710,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 34
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India Listing 1,695,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 34
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,721,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 34
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,700,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 34
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,700,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 34
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,667,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 33
 Koli Mahadev India Listing 1,673,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Khati (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,632,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 33
 Bosniak Bosnia-Herzegovina Listing 1,650,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 33
 Tajik Uzbekistan Listing 1,596,000 Tajik Islam 0.10 % 32
 Khampa Eastern China Listing 1,613,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 32
 Aimaq Afghanistan Listing 1,595,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 32
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,567,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 31
 Berber, Rif Morocco Listing 1,571,000 Tarifit Islam 0.03 % 31
Yadav Ghosi India Listing 1,561,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Yadav Dhindhor India Listing 1,534,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Gosain India Listing 1,553,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Gangakula India Listing 1,553,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Brahmin Radhi India Listing 1,538,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Turk Germany Listing 1,566,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 31
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam Yemen Listing 1,502,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 30
Lodha Jariya India Listing 1,498,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 30
 Pingdi China Listing 1,486,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 30
 Chechen, Nohchi Russia Listing 1,455,000 Chechen Islam 0.01 % 29
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,600,609,000         32,015