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 *
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,061,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 41
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,132,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 63
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,847,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Luri, Southern Iran Listing 1,006,000 Luri, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,578,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 52
 Maguindanao Philippines Listing 1,286,000 Maguindanaon Islam 0.10 % 26
 Mahratta India Listing 30,423,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 608
 Mahratta Jadhav India Listing 2,753,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 55
 Mahratta Kunbi India Listing 7,564,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.00 % 151
 Mal (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,758,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 35
 Malay Indonesia Listing 3,216,000 Malay Islam 0.01 % 64
 Malay, Pattani Thailand Listing 1,759,000 Malay, Pattani Islam 0.01 % 35
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,860,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 37
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,242,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India Listing 9,762,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 195
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,227,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 65
 Mandailing Indonesia Listing 1,233,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 25
 Mangala India Listing 1,875,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.05 % 38
 Maninka, Eastern Guinea Listing 3,094,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 62
 Mappila India Listing 8,642,000 Malayalam Islam 0.00 % 173
 Megh (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,925,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % 79
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,951,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 39
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,494,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 70
 Moghal Pakistan Listing 1,265,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 25
 Moghal India Listing 1,729,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 35
 Mongol China Listing 5,614,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.04 % 112
 Moor Mauritania Listing 3,680,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.10 % 74
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,668,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 33
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Morocco Listing 23,655,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.09 % 473
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam Yemen Listing 1,469,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 29
 Murao (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,333,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 47
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,991,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.06 % 60
 Mussali Pakistan Listing 2,579,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 52
 Mutrasi India Listing 1,028,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,957,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 59
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India Listing 11,681,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 234
 Naikda India Listing 3,763,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.08 % 75
 Palembang Indonesia Listing 3,391,000 Musi Islam 0.03 % 68
 Panika India Listing 1,054,000 Chhattisgarhi Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 28,679,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 574
 Pashtun, Northern Afghanistan Listing 2,687,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.01 % 54
 Pashtun, Pathan India Listing 11,317,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 226
 Pashtun, Southern Afghanistan Listing 9,338,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.02 % 187
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,711,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.08 % 154
 Pingdi China Listing 1,480,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 30
 Pinjara India Listing 3,258,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 65
 Pulayan India Listing 1,044,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Qassab India Listing 1,063,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 21
 Qassab Pakistan Listing 1,087,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 22
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,051,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.01 % 21
Totals: 259 Peoples     1,551,776,000         31,027