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 *
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam Yemen Listing 1,469,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 29
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,670,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 53
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,231,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,671,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 33
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria Listing 1,224,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 24
 Beja, Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,099,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 22
 Beja, Bedawi Sudan Listing 2,371,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 47
 Brahui Pakistan Listing 2,670,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 53
 Zaza-Dimli Turkey Listing 1,721,000 Zazaki, Southern Islam 0.00 % 34
 Kabardian Turkey Listing 1,164,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 23
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,565,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 171
 Fur, Forok Sudan Listing 1,021,000 Fur Islam 0.00 % 20
 Gilaki Iran Listing 2,876,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 58
 Guhayna Sudan Listing 2,072,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 41
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,532,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 31
 Hausa Côte d'Ivoire Listing 1,069,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 21
 Jula, Dyula Côte d'Ivoire Listing 2,578,000 Jula Islam 0.00 % 52
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India Listing 6,628,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 133
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,235,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 25
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,054,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 21
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,847,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Moghal Pakistan Listing 1,265,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 25
 Moghal India Listing 1,729,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 35
 Uzbek, Northern Tajikistan Listing 1,097,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 22
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 28,679,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 574
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,212,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 244
 Berber, Shawiya Algeria Listing 2,296,000 Tachawit Islam 0.00 % 46
 Tajik Tajikistan Listing 6,956,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 139
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen Listing 6,376,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 128
 Bedouin, Tajakant Algeria Listing 1,738,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 35
 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
 Arab, Tihami Yemen Listing 4,251,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 85
 Fulani, Pulaar Senegal Listing 1,045,000 Pulaar Islam 0.00 % 21
 Turkmen Afghanistan Listing 2,122,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 42
 Ahar India Listing 1,424,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 28
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,229,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India Listing 10,463,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 209
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,633,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 93
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 11,269,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 225
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,028,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,011,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,316,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 106
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,461,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 69
 Bania India Listing 28,753,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 575
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,474,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 49
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,868,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Bhar India Listing 1,954,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 39
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,186,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 24
 Bohra India Listing 1,097,000 Gujarati Islam 0.00 % 22
Totals: 259 Peoples     1,551,776,000         31,027