Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

263

Population

1,603,060,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

3.6 %

% of Unreached Population

49.7 %

% of World's
People Groups

1.5 %

% of World Population

20.7 %

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 *
 Hazara Afghanistan Listing 3,891,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.03 % 78
 Pashtun, Northern Afghanistan Listing 2,749,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.01 % 55
 Pashtun, Southern Afghanistan Listing 9,556,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.02 % 191
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 10,485,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 210
 Turkmen Afghanistan Listing 2,171,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 43
 Uzbek, Southern Afghanistan Listing 4,358,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.01 % 87
 Aimaq Afghanistan Listing 1,595,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 32
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Algeria Listing 29,618,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.01 % 592
 Berber, Shawiya Algeria Listing 2,339,000 Tachawit Islam 0.00 % 47
 Bedouin, Tajakant Algeria Listing 1,770,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 35
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,242,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh Listing 1,831,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Sayyid Bangladesh Listing 1,186,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 24
 Shaikh Bangladesh Listing 135,227,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 2705
 Bosniak Bosnia-Herzegovina Listing 1,650,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 33
 Hui China Listing 13,870,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.01 % 277
 Kazakh China Listing 1,880,000 Kazakh Islam 0.01 % 38
 Uyghur China Listing 11,881,000 Uyghur Islam 0.01 % 238
 Dong, Southern China Listing 1,263,000 Dong, Southern Ethnic Religions 0.07 % 25
 Khampa Eastern China Listing 1,613,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 32
 Mongol China Listing 5,636,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.04 % 113
 Pingdi China Listing 1,486,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 30
 Hausa Côte d'Ivoire Listing 1,096,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 22
 Jula, Dyula Côte d'Ivoire Listing 2,644,000 Jula Islam 0.00 % 53
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,700,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 34
 Beja, Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,120,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 22
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,074,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 21
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,700,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 34
 Turk Germany Listing 1,566,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 31
 Fula Jalon Guinea Listing 5,759,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 115
 Maninka, Eastern Guinea Listing 3,182,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 64
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,696,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 54
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India Listing 19,127,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 383
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India Listing 6,693,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 134
 Moghal India Listing 1,747,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 35
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India Listing 3,185,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 64
 Ahar India Listing 1,438,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 29
 Adi Dravida India Listing 8,564,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 171
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India Listing 58,585,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 1172
 Ansari India Listing 10,567,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 211
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,068,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,021,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,883,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,495,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,721,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 34
 Bania India Listing 29,039,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 581
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,477,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,499,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,887,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 38
 Bhar India Listing 1,974,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 39
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,603,060,000         32,066