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 *
 Hazara Afghanistan Listing 3,802,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.03 % 76
 Pashtun, Northern Afghanistan Listing 2,687,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.01 % 54
 Pashtun, Southern Afghanistan Listing 9,338,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.02 % 187
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 10,246,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 205
 Turkmen Afghanistan Listing 2,122,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 42
 Uzbek, Southern Afghanistan Listing 4,259,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.01 % 85
 Aimaq Afghanistan Listing 1,558,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 31
 Berber, Shawiya Algeria Listing 2,296,000 Tachawit Islam 0.00 % 46
 Bedouin, Tajakant Algeria Listing 1,738,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 35
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,229,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh Listing 1,813,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 36
 Sayyid Bangladesh Listing 1,174,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 23
 Shaikh Bangladesh Listing 133,878,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 2678
 Bosniak Bosnia-Herzegovina Listing 1,660,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 33
 Hui China Listing 13,816,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.01 % 276
 Kazakh China Listing 1,873,000 Kazakh Islam 0.01 % 37
 Uyghur China Listing 11,835,000 Uyghur Islam 0.01 % 237
 Dong, Southern China Listing 1,258,000 Dong, Southern Ethnic Religions 0.07 % 25
 Khampa Eastern China Listing 1,606,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 32
 Mongol China Listing 5,614,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.04 % 112
 Pingdi China Listing 1,480,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 30
 Hausa Côte d'Ivoire Listing 1,069,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 21
 Jula, Dyula Côte d'Ivoire Listing 2,578,000 Jula Islam 0.00 % 52
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,668,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 33
 Beja, Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,099,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 22
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,054,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 21
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,668,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 33
 Turk Germany Listing 1,561,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 31
 Fula Jalon Guinea Listing 5,601,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 112
 Maninka, Eastern Guinea Listing 3,094,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 62
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,670,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 53
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India Listing 18,939,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 379
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India Listing 6,628,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 133
 Moghal India Listing 1,729,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 35
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India Listing 3,154,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 63
 Adi Dravida India Listing 8,480,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 170
 Ahar India Listing 1,424,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 28
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India Listing 58,008,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 1160
 Ansari India Listing 10,463,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 209
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,028,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,011,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,855,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 57
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,461,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 69
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,704,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 34
 Bania India Listing 28,753,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 575
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,414,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 128
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,474,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 49
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,868,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Bhar India Listing 1,954,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 39
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,357,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 27
Totals: 259 Peoples     1,551,776,000         31,027