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 *
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,266,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Malay Indonesia Listing 3,251,000 Malay Islam 0.01 % 65
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 1,007,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Maguindanao Philippines Listing 1,304,000 Maguindanaon Islam 0.10 % 26
 Rahanweyn Somalia Listing 2,825,000 Maay Islam 0.01 % 57
 Luri, Southern Iran Listing 1,019,000 Luri, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,871,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Laki Iran Listing 1,236,000 Laki Islam 0.00 % 25
 Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan Listing 4,698,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.09 % 94
 Kurd, Southern Iran Listing 3,365,000 Kurdish, Southern Islam 0.05 % 67
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkey Listing 8,960,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.01 % 179
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iraq Listing 3,398,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 68
 Kurd, Central Iraq Listing 4,652,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.05 % 93
 Kazakh China Listing 1,880,000 Kazakh Islam 0.01 % 38
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,260,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 25
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India Listing 6,693,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 134
 Kanuri, Yerwa Nigeria Listing 7,186,000 Kanuri, Yerwa Islam 0.01 % 144
 Sali India Listing 1,030,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Naikda India Listing 3,801,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Lingayat India Listing 3,380,000 Kannada Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 68
 Gangakula India Listing 1,553,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,887,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 38
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,499,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 50
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,721,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 34
 Kabardian Turkey Listing 1,177,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 24
 Jula, Dyula Côte d'Ivoire Listing 2,644,000 Jula Islam 0.00 % 53
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,374,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 47
Yadav Ghosi India Listing 1,561,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 31
Lodha Jariya India Listing 1,498,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 30
Kachhi Kachhwaha India Listing 1,174,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 23
Gadaria Nikhad India Listing 1,362,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 27
Gadaria Dhingar India Listing 1,190,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 24
 Yadav Rawat India Listing 1,437,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 29
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,852,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 97
 Yadav Gaoli India Listing 5,029,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 101
 Yadav Dhindhor India Listing 1,534,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 31
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,382,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 28
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,228,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 25
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,926,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 59
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,288,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 26
 Brahmin Sawaria India Listing 4,140,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 83
 Brahmin Sanadhya India Listing 2,692,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 54
 Brahmin Kanaujia India Listing 4,186,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 84
 Brahmin Gaur India Listing 2,969,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 59
 Brahmin Bhumihar India Listing 2,749,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 55
 Bania Agarwal India Listing 4,952,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 99
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India Listing 9,859,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 197
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 18,717,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 374
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,850,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 37
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,603,060,000         32,066