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 *
 Rahanweyn Somalia Listing 2,745,000 Maay Islam 0.01 % 55
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India Listing 45,070,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % 901
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,858,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 57
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 17,109,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 342
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India Listing 1,019,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 20
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,275,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 26
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,898,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 58
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,216,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 24
 Rajput Rathor India Listing 1,368,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 27
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) Listing 2,681,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 54
 Romani, Domari Iran Listing 1,391,000 Domari Islam 0.06 % 28
 Sali India Listing 1,020,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Sasak Indonesia Listing 3,312,000 Sasak Islam 0.01 % 66
 Sayyid Bangladesh Listing 1,174,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 23
 Sayyid India Listing 7,745,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 155
 Sayyid Pakistan Listing 7,855,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 157
 Shaikh Bangladesh Listing 133,878,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 2678
 Shaikh India Listing 84,587,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 1692
 Shaikh Pakistan Listing 13,409,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 268
 Shaikh Qureshi India Listing 7,979,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 160
 Shaikh Siddiqi India Listing 7,439,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 149
 Sindhi Sama Pakistan Listing 2,321,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 46
 Somali Yemen Listing 1,143,000 Somali Islam 0.05 % 23
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,674,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 153
 Soninke Mali Listing 1,684,000 Soninke Islam 0.01 % 34
 Tajik Tajikistan Listing 6,956,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 139
 Tajik Uzbekistan Listing 1,573,000 Tajik Islam 0.10 % 31
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,832,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) Sri Lanka Listing 1,125,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 23
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India Listing 3,154,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 63
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,771,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 % 95
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,953,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 59
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) India Listing 1,037,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 21
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 18,532,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 371
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India Listing 1,678,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 34
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,845,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 57
 Thai Islam Thailand Listing 3,896,000 Thai Islam 0.00 % 78
 Tili India Listing 1,054,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Tuareg, Tamajaq Niger Listing 1,035,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.01 % 21
 Turk Germany Listing 1,561,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 31
 Turk Turkey Listing 57,235,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 1145
 Turkmen Afghanistan Listing 2,122,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 42
 Turkmen Turkmenistan Listing 4,510,000 Turkmen Islam 0.05 % 90
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern Iraq Listing 2,319,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 46
 Uyghur China Listing 11,835,000 Uyghur Islam 0.01 % 237
 Uzbek, Northern Tajikistan Listing 1,097,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 22
 Uzbek, Northern Uzbekistan Listing 27,365,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.02 % 547
 Uzbek, Southern Afghanistan Listing 4,259,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.01 % 85
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,559,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.06 % 71
 Wolof Senegal Listing 6,018,000 Wolof Islam 0.01 % 120
Totals: 259 Peoples     1,551,776,000         31,027