Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

265

Population

1,604,283,000

% 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 *
 Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan Listing 4,698,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.09 % 94
 Laki Iran Listing 1,236,000 Laki Islam 0.00 % 25
 Lingayat India Listing 3,455,000 Kannada Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 69
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,608,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 132
Lodha Jariya India Listing 1,497,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 30
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 9,443,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 189
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,063,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 41
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,164,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 63
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,871,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Luri, Southern Iran Listing 1,019,000 Luri, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,365,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 47
 Maguindanao Philippines Listing 1,304,000 Maguindanaon Islam 0.10 % 26
 Mahratta India Listing 30,768,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 615
 Mahratta Jadhav India Listing 2,781,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 56
 Mahratta Kunbi India Listing 7,628,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.00 % 153
 Mal (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,758,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 35
 Malay Indonesia Listing 3,251,000 Malay Islam 0.01 % 65
 Malay, Pattani Thailand Listing 1,527,000 Malay, Pattani Islam 0.01 % 31
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,266,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India Listing 9,897,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 198
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,246,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 65
 Mandailing Indonesia Listing 1,247,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 25
 Mangala India Listing 1,917,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.05 % 38
 Maninka, Eastern Guinea Listing 3,182,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 64
 Mappila India Listing 8,709,000 Malayalam Islam 0.00 % 174
 Megh (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,954,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % 79
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,928,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 39
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,448,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 69
 Moghal India Listing 1,745,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 35
 Moghal Pakistan Listing 1,306,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 26
 Mongol China Listing 5,636,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.04 % 113
 Moor Mauritania Listing 3,781,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.10 % 76
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,700,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 34
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Morocco Listing 23,940,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.09 % 479
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam Yemen Listing 1,502,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 30
 Murao (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,386,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 48
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,014,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.06 % 60
 Mussali Pakistan Listing 2,427,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 49
 Mutrasi India Listing 1,036,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,996,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 60
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 11,845,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 237
 Naikda India Listing 3,794,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Palembang Indonesia Listing 3,427,000 Musi Islam 0.03 % 69
 Panika India Listing 1,050,000 Chhattisgarhi Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 30,315,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 606
 Pashtun, Northern Afghanistan Listing 2,749,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.01 % 55
 Pashtun, Pathan India Listing 11,419,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 228
 Pashtun, Southern Afghanistan Listing 9,656,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.02 % 193
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,772,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.08 % 155
Totals: 265 Peoples     1,604,283,000         32,083