Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

263

Population

1,603,060,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

3.6 %

% of Unreached Population

49.7 %

% of World's
People Groups

1.5 %

% of World Population

20.7 %

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 *
 Soninke Mali Listing 1,735,000 Soninke Islam 0.01 % 35
 Sindhi Sama Pakistan Listing 2,367,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 47
 Sasak Indonesia Listing 3,348,000 Sasak Islam 0.01 % 67
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) Listing 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 54
 Hajam Pakistan Listing 2,190,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 44
 Shaikh Pakistan Listing 13,677,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 274
 Sayyid Pakistan Listing 8,012,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 160
 Qassab Pakistan Listing 1,109,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 22
 Mussali Pakistan Listing 2,630,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 53
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,012,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 60
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,901,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 58
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 17,451,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 349
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,564,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 71
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,990,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 40
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,630,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 53
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,102,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 42
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,769,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 75
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,138,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 23
 Jat (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 35,733,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 715
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 5,052,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 101
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,224,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 24
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,422,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 108
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 11,495,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 230
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,726,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 95
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India Listing 9,081,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.02 % 182
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) India Listing 1,047,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 21
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India Listing 1,029,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 21
 Fula Jalon Guinea Listing 5,759,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 115
 Fulani, Pulaar Senegal Listing 1,073,000 Pulaar Islam 0.00 % 21
 Pashtun, Southern Afghanistan Listing 9,556,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.02 % 191
 Pashtun, Northern Afghanistan Listing 2,749,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.01 % 55
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 29,252,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 585
 Khandait India Listing 1,735,000 Odia Hinduism 0.05 % 35
 Gauda India Listing 2,009,000 Odia Hinduism 0.08 % 40
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,149,000 Odia Hinduism 0.09 % 43
Dewar India Listing 1,012,000 Odia Hinduism 0.06 % 20
 Brahmin Hill Nepal Listing 3,076,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 62
 Brahmin Nepal Listing 3,214,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 64
 Palembang Indonesia Listing 3,427,000 Musi Islam 0.03 % 69
 Mongol China Listing 5,636,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.04 % 113
 Mahratta Jadhav India Listing 2,780,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 56
 Mahratta India Listing 30,726,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 615
 Koshti India Listing 1,086,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.05 % 22
 Koli Mahadev India Listing 1,673,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Maninka, Eastern Guinea Listing 3,182,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 64
 Pulayan India Listing 1,055,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Mappila India Listing 8,728,000 Malayalam Islam 0.00 % 175
 Ilavan India Listing 5,768,000 Malayalam Hinduism 0.02 % 115
 Malay, Pattani Thailand Listing 1,527,000 Malay, Pattani Islam 0.01 % 31
 Jambi Indonesia Listing 1,030,000 Malay, Jambi Islam 0.06 % 21
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,603,060,000         32,066