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 *
 Mahratta Jadhav India Listing 2,753,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 55
 Shaikh Qureshi India Listing 7,979,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 160
 Yadav Dhindhor India Listing 1,519,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 30
 Yadav Gaoli India Listing 4,980,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 100
 Yadav Gola India Listing 4,851,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 97
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,804,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 96
 Yadav Rawat India Listing 1,423,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 28
 Yadav Sadgope India Listing 2,570,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.08 % 51
 Pashtun, Pathan India Listing 11,317,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 226
Gadaria Dhingar India Listing 1,178,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 24
Gadaria Nikhad India Listing 1,349,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 27
Kachhi Kachhwaha India Listing 1,163,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 23
Lodha Jariya India Listing 1,483,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 30
 Shaikh Siddiqi India Listing 7,439,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 149
Yadav Ghosi India Listing 1,545,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Banjar Indonesia Listing 4,306,000 Banjar Islam 0.01 % 86
 Mandailing Indonesia Listing 1,233,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 25
 Jambi Indonesia Listing 1,019,000 Malay, Jambi Islam 0.06 % 20
 Malay Indonesia Listing 3,216,000 Malay Islam 0.01 % 64
 Palembang Indonesia Listing 3,391,000 Musi Islam 0.03 % 68
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,860,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 37
 Sasak Indonesia Listing 3,312,000 Sasak Islam 0.01 % 66
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,242,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Banten Indonesia Listing 3,160,000 Sunda Islam 0.08 % 63
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,231,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Romani, Domari Iran Listing 1,391,000 Domari Islam 0.06 % 28
 Gilaki Iran Listing 2,876,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 58
 Kurd, Southern Iran Listing 3,322,000 Kurdish, Southern Islam 0.05 % 66
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,847,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Luri, Southern Iran Listing 1,006,000 Luri, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Laki Iran Listing 1,221,000 Laki Islam 0.00 % 24
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,671,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 33
 Kurd, Central Iraq Listing 4,546,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.05 % 91
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iraq Listing 3,321,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 66
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern Iraq Listing 2,319,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 46
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan Listing 1,368,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 27
 Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan Listing 4,620,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.09 % 92
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,644,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 33
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,876,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 38
 Fulani, Maasina Mali Listing 1,217,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.01 % 24
 Soninke Mali Listing 1,684,000 Soninke Islam 0.01 % 34
 Moor Mauritania Listing 3,680,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.10 % 74
 Berber, Rif Morocco Listing 1,552,000 Tarifit Islam 0.03 % 31
 Berber, Imazighen Morocco Listing 2,764,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.07 % 55
 Jebala Morocco Listing 1,250,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.03 % 25
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Morocco Listing 23,655,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.09 % 473
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) Listing 2,681,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 54
 Brahmin Nepal Listing 3,156,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 63
 Brahmin Hill Nepal Listing 3,020,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 60
 Tuareg, Tamajaq Niger Listing 1,035,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.01 % 21
Totals: 259 Peoples     1,551,776,000         31,027