Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

262

Population

1,598,708,000

% 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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Photo People Group Country All
Countries
Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Fulani, Sokoto Niger Listing 1,075,000 Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Islam 0.10 % 22
 Pingdi China Listing 1,486,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 30
 Tajik Uzbekistan Listing 1,596,000 Tajik Islam 0.10 % 32
 Moor Mauritania Listing 3,781,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.10 % 76
 Maguindanao Philippines Listing 1,304,000 Maguindanaon Islam 0.10 % 26
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) Listing 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 54
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,902,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 38
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iraq Listing 3,398,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 68
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,667,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 33
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,149,000 Odia Hinduism 0.09 % 43
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,883,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan Listing 4,698,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.09 % 94
 Tuareg, Tamajaq Niger Listing 1,075,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.09 % 22
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Morocco Listing 23,940,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.09 % 479
 Mandailing Indonesia Listing 1,247,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 25
 Yadav Sadgope India Listing 2,595,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.08 % 52
 Kaibartta India Listing 1,836,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.08 % 37
 Adi Dravida India Listing 8,564,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 171
 Banten Indonesia Listing 3,194,000 Sunda Islam 0.08 % 64
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,787,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.08 % 156
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Fulani, Nigerian Nigeria Listing 16,384,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.08 % 328
 Naikda India Listing 3,801,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Gauda India Listing 2,009,000 Odia Hinduism 0.08 % 40
 Dong, Southern China Listing 1,263,000 Dong, Southern Ethnic Religions 0.07 % 25
 Berber, Imazighen Morocco Listing 2,797,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.07 % 56
 Koli Mahadev India Listing 1,673,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Kol India Listing 1,758,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.06 % 35
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,021,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.06 % 60
 Jambi Indonesia Listing 1,030,000 Malay, Jambi Islam 0.06 % 21
 Romani, Domari Iran Listing 1,409,000 Domari Islam 0.06 % 28
Dewar India Listing 1,012,000 Odia Hinduism 0.06 % 20
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,594,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.06 % 72
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,266,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Khampa Eastern China Listing 1,613,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 32
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 18,128,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.05 % 363
 Turkmen Turkmenistan Listing 4,577,000 Turkmen Islam 0.05 % 92
 Kurd, Southern Iran Listing 3,365,000 Kurdish, Southern Islam 0.05 % 67
 Kurd, Central Iraq Listing 4,652,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.05 % 93
 Mangala India Listing 1,894,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.05 % 38
 Koshti India Listing 1,086,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.05 % 22
 Khandait India Listing 1,735,000 Odia Hinduism 0.05 % 35
 Mongol China Listing 5,636,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.04 % 113
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,700,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 34
 Panika India Listing 1,064,000 Chhattisgarhi Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Dhangar Bharwad India Listing 2,784,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Mutrasi India Listing 1,038,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India Listing 6,606,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 132
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India Listing 7,744,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 155
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 1,007,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 20
Totals: 262 Peoples     1,598,708,000         31,979