Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

263

Population

1,599,850,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

3.6 %

% 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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Countries
Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Pulayan India Listing 1,051,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Qassab India Listing 1,073,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 21
 Qassab Pakistan Listing 1,084,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 22
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,058,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.01 % 21
 Rahanweyn Somalia Listing 2,825,000 Maay Islam 0.01 % 57
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India Listing 45,306,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % 906
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,893,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 58
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 16,680,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 334
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India Listing 1,030,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 21
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,328,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 27
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,007,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 60
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,259,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 25
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,401,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 28
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) Listing 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 54
 Romani, Domari Iran Listing 1,409,000 Domari Islam 0.06 % 28
 Sali India Listing 1,042,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Sasak Indonesia Listing 3,348,000 Sasak Islam 0.01 % 67
 Sayyid Bangladesh Listing 1,186,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 24
 Sayyid India Listing 7,819,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 156
 Sayyid Pakistan Listing 8,015,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 160
 Shaikh Bangladesh Listing 135,226,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 2705
 Shaikh India Listing 85,376,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 1708
 Shaikh Pakistan Listing 13,327,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 267
 Shaikh Qureshi India Listing 8,060,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 161
 Shaikh Siddiqi India Listing 7,500,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 150
 Sindhi Sama Pakistan Listing 2,456,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 49
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,711,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 154
 Soninke Mali Listing 1,735,000 Soninke Islam 0.01 % 35
 Tajik Tajikistan Listing 7,118,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 142
 Tajik Uzbekistan Listing 1,596,000 Tajik Islam 0.10 % 32
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,856,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) Sri Lanka Listing 1,131,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 23
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India Listing 3,186,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 64
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,826,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 % 97
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,039,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 61
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) India Listing 1,045,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 21
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 18,686,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % 374
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India Listing 1,694,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 34
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,882,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 58
 Thai Islam Thailand Listing 1,328,000 Thai, Southern Islam 0.00 % 27
 Tili India Listing 1,064,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Tuareg, Tamajaq Niger Listing 1,075,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.09 % 22
 Turk Germany Listing 1,566,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 31
 Turk Turkey Listing 59,258,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 1185
 Turkmen Afghanistan Listing 2,171,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 43
 Turkmen Turkmenistan Listing 4,577,000 Turkmen Islam 0.05 % 92
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern Iraq Listing 2,372,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 47
 Uyghur China Listing 11,881,000 Uyghur Islam 0.01 % 238
 Uzbek, Northern Tajikistan Listing 1,123,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 22
 Uzbek, Northern Uzbekistan Listing 27,199,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.02 % 544
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,599,850,000         31,994

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