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 *
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 11,495,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 230
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,726,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 95
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 29,252,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 585
 Moghal Pakistan Listing 1,291,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 26
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,260,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 25
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,736,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 175
 Brahui Pakistan Listing 2,723,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 54
 Kanuri, Yerwa Nigeria Listing 7,186,000 Kanuri, Yerwa Islam 0.01 % 144
 Fulani, Nigerian Nigeria Listing 16,384,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.08 % 328
 Fulani, Sokoto Niger Listing 1,075,000 Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Islam 0.10 % 22
 Tuareg, Tamajaq Niger Listing 1,075,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.09 % 22
 Brahmin Hill Nepal Listing 3,076,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 62
 Brahmin Nepal Listing 3,214,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 64
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 1,007,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) Listing 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 54
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Morocco Listing 23,940,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.09 % 479
 Jebala Morocco Listing 1,265,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.03 % 25
 Berber, Imazighen Morocco Listing 2,797,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.07 % 56
 Berber, Rif Morocco Listing 1,571,000 Tarifit Islam 0.03 % 31
 Moor Mauritania Listing 3,781,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.10 % 76
 Soninke Mali Listing 1,735,000 Soninke Islam 0.01 % 35
 Fulani, Maasina Mali Listing 1,253,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.01 % 25
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,902,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 38
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,667,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 33
 Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan Listing 4,698,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.09 % 94
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan Listing 1,381,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 28
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern Iraq Listing 2,372,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 47
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iraq Listing 3,398,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 68
 Kurd, Central Iraq Listing 4,652,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.05 % 93
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,710,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 34
 Laki Iran Listing 1,236,000 Laki Islam 0.00 % 25
 Luri, Southern Iran Listing 1,019,000 Luri, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,871,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Kurd, Southern Iran Listing 3,365,000 Kurdish, Southern Islam 0.05 % 67
 Gilaki Iran Listing 2,913,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 58
 Romani, Domari Iran Listing 1,409,000 Domari Islam 0.06 % 28
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,247,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Banten Indonesia Listing 3,194,000 Sunda Islam 0.08 % 64
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,266,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Sasak Indonesia Listing 3,348,000 Sasak Islam 0.01 % 67
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Palembang Indonesia Listing 3,427,000 Musi Islam 0.03 % 69
 Malay Indonesia Listing 3,251,000 Malay Islam 0.01 % 65
 Jambi Indonesia Listing 1,030,000 Malay, Jambi Islam 0.06 % 21
 Mandailing Indonesia Listing 1,247,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 25
 Banjar Indonesia Listing 4,352,000 Banjar Islam 0.09 % 87
Yadav Ghosi India Listing 1,561,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Shaikh Siddiqi India Listing 7,513,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 150
Lodha Jariya India Listing 1,498,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 30
Kachhi Kachhwaha India Listing 1,174,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 23
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,603,060,000         32,066