Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

263

Population

1,599,850,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

3.6 %

% 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 *
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,856,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,871,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Kazakh China Listing 1,880,000 Kazakh Islam 0.01 % 38
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,892,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 38
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,905,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 38
 Mangala India Listing 1,917,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.05 % 38
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,928,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 39
 Hajam India Listing 1,976,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 40
 Bhar India Listing 1,982,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 40
 Kunbi Lewa India Listing 2,001,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.02 % 40
 Gauda India Listing 2,007,000 Odia Hinduism 0.08 % 40
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,063,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 41
 Guhayna Sudan Listing 2,122,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 42
 Hajam Pakistan Listing 2,143,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 43
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,144,000 Odia Hinduism 0.10 % 43
 Turkmen Afghanistan Listing 2,171,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 43
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,241,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % 45
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,249,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 45
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,266,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,334,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 47
 Berber, Shawiya Algeria Listing 2,339,000 Tachawit Islam 0.00 % 47
 Kandu India Listing 2,342,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 47
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,365,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 47
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern Iraq Listing 2,372,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 47
 Murao (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,386,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 48
 Mussali Pakistan Listing 2,427,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 49
 Beja, Bedawi Sudan Listing 2,428,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 49
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,452,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 49
 Sindhi Sama Pakistan Listing 2,456,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 49
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,512,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 50
 Yadav Sadgope India Listing 2,593,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.08 % 52
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,691,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 54
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) Listing 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 54
 Brahmin Sanadhya India Listing 2,706,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 54
 Pashtun, Northern Afghanistan Listing 2,749,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.01 % 55
 Brahmin Bhumihar India Listing 2,760,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 55
 Dhangar Bharwad India Listing 2,780,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Mahratta Jadhav India Listing 2,781,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 56
 Berber, Imazighen Morocco Listing 2,797,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.07 % 56
 Brahui Pakistan Listing 2,824,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 56
 Rahanweyn Somalia Listing 2,825,000 Maay Islam 0.01 % 57
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,879,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,882,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 58
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,893,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 58
 Gilaki Iran Listing 2,913,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 58
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,921,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 58
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,996,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 60
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,007,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 60
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,014,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.06 % 60
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,599,850,000         31,994

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