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 *
 Somali Yemen Listing 1,169,000 Somali Islam 0.05 % 23
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam Yemen Listing 1,502,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 30
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen Listing 6,522,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 130
 Arab, Tihami Yemen Listing 4,347,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 87
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,490,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 250
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,567,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 31
 Uzbek, Northern Uzbekistan Listing 27,769,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.02 % 555
 Tajik Uzbekistan Listing 1,596,000 Tajik Islam 0.10 % 32
 Turkmen Turkmenistan Listing 4,577,000 Turkmen Islam 0.05 % 92
 Zaza-Dimli Turkey Listing 1,740,000 Zazaki, Southern Islam 0.00 % 35
 Turk Turkey Listing 57,859,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 1157
 Kurd, Turkish-Speaking Turkey Listing 6,301,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 126
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkey Listing 8,910,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.01 % 178
 Kabardian Turkey Listing 1,177,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 24
 Thai Islam Thailand Listing 3,906,000 Thai Islam 0.00 % 78
 Malay, Pattani Thailand Listing 1,763,000 Malay, Pattani Islam 0.01 % 35
 Uzbek, Northern Tajikistan Listing 1,123,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 22
 Tajik Tajikistan Listing 7,118,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 142
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria Listing 1,255,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 25
 Alawite Syria Listing 1,261,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.02 % 25
 Kawahia, Fezara Sudan Listing 1,016,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.01 % 20
 Beja, Bedawi Sudan Listing 2,428,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 49
 Guhayna Sudan Listing 2,122,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 42
 Gawamaa Sudan Listing 1,020,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 20
 Fur, Forok Sudan Listing 1,046,000 Fur Islam 0.00 % 21
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) Sri Lanka Listing 1,130,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 23
 Rahanweyn Somalia Listing 2,825,000 Maay Islam 0.01 % 57
 Fulani, Pulaar Senegal Listing 1,073,000 Pulaar Islam 0.00 % 21
 Wolof Senegal Listing 6,183,000 Wolof Islam 0.01 % 124
 Chechen, Nohchi Russia Listing 1,455,000 Chechen Islam 0.01 % 29
 Maguindanao Philippines Listing 1,304,000 Maguindanaon Islam 0.10 % 26
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,901,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 58
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,012,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 60
 Sindhi Sama Pakistan Listing 2,367,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 47
 Shaikh Pakistan Listing 13,677,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 274
 Sayyid Pakistan Listing 8,012,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 160
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 17,451,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 349
 Qassab Pakistan Listing 1,109,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 22
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 29,252,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 585
 Mussali Pakistan Listing 2,630,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 53
 Moghal Pakistan Listing 1,291,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 26
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,564,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 71
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,990,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 40
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,630,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 53
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,102,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 42
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,769,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 75
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,138,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 23
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,260,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 25
 Jat (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 35,733,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 715
 Hajam Pakistan Listing 2,190,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 44
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,600,609,000         32,015