Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

263

Population

1,599,693,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

3.5 %

% 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 *
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam Yemen Listing 1,502,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 30
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,691,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 54
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,247,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,710,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 34
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria Listing 1,320,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 26
 Beja, Bedawi Sudan Listing 2,271,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 45
 Brahui Pakistan Listing 2,824,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 56
 Zaza-Dimli Turkey Listing 1,740,000 Zazaki, Southern Islam 0.00 % 35
 Kabardian Turkey Listing 1,177,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 24
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,925,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 178
 Fur, Forok Sudan Listing 1,046,000 Fur Islam 0.00 % 21
 Gawamaa Sudan Listing 1,020,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 20
 Gilaki Iran Listing 2,913,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 58
 Guhayna Sudan Listing 2,122,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 42
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,905,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 38
 Hausa Côte d'Ivoire Listing 1,096,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 22
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India Listing 6,681,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 134
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,307,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 26
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,166,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 23
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,871,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Moghal India Listing 1,745,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 35
 Moghal Pakistan Listing 1,306,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 26
 Uzbek, Northern Tajikistan Listing 1,123,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 22
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 30,315,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 606
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,990,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 260
 Berber, Shawiya Algeria Listing 2,339,000 Tachawit Islam 0.00 % 47
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen Listing 6,722,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 134
 Bedouin, Tajakant Algeria Listing 1,770,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 35
 Tajik Tajikistan Listing 7,118,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 142
 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
 Arab, Tihami Yemen Listing 4,447,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 89
 Fulani, Pulaar Senegal Listing 1,073,000 Pulaar Islam 0.00 % 21
 Turkmen Afghanistan Listing 2,171,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 43
 Ahar India Listing 1,447,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 29
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,241,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India Listing 10,555,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 211
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,664,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 93
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 11,313,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 226
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,060,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,020,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,554,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 111
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,504,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Bania India Listing 29,120,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 582
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,512,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,892,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 38
 Bhar India Listing 1,982,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 40
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,205,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 24
 Bohra India Listing 1,105,000 Gujarati Islam 0.00 % 22
 Boya India Listing 4,031,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 81
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,599,693,000         31,990

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