Frontier Peoples: 1 million and above Overview

People Groups

259

Population

1,551,776,000

% of Unreached
People Groups

3.5 %

% of Unreached Population

48.7 %

% of World's
People Groups

1.5 %

% of World Population

20.2 %

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 *
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India Listing 1,019,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 20
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) India Listing 1,037,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 21
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India Listing 8,992,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.02 % 180
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,668,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 33
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam Yemen Listing 1,469,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 29
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,670,000 Assamese Islam 0.00 % 53
 Bakhtiari Iran Listing 1,231,000 Bakhtiari Islam 0.00 % 25
 Banjar Indonesia Listing 4,306,000 Banjar Islam 0.01 % 86
 Mandailing Indonesia Listing 1,233,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.09 % 25
 Arab, Bedouin Jordan Listing 1,368,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 27
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Iraq Listing 1,671,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 33
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi Syria Listing 1,224,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 24
 Beja, Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,099,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 22
 Beja, Bedawi Sudan Listing 2,371,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.00 % 47
 Berber, Rif Morocco Listing 1,552,000 Tarifit Islam 0.03 % 31
 Fulani, Nigerian Nigeria Listing 15,972,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.08 % 319
 Bosniak Bosnia-Herzegovina Listing 1,660,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 33
 Brahui Pakistan Listing 2,670,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 53
 Kurd, Central Iraq Listing 4,546,000 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.05 % 91
 Chechen, Nohchi Russia Listing 1,454,000 Chechen Islam 0.01 % 29
 Arab, Cyrenaican Libya Listing 1,644,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 33
 Zaza-Dimli Turkey Listing 1,721,000 Zazaki, Southern Islam 0.00 % 34
 Romani, Domari Iran Listing 1,391,000 Domari Islam 0.06 % 28
 Kabardian Turkey Listing 1,164,000 Kabardian Islam 0.00 % 23
 Baloch Pakistan Listing 8,565,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 171
 Fula Jalon Guinea Listing 5,601,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 112
 Fulani, Maasina Mali Listing 1,217,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.01 % 24
 Fur, Forok Sudan Listing 1,021,000 Fur Islam 0.00 % 20
 Gilaki Iran Listing 2,876,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 58
 Guhayna Sudan Listing 2,072,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 41
 Arab, Hadrami Yemen Listing 1,532,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 31
 Hausa Côte d'Ivoire Listing 1,069,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 21
 Hazara Afghanistan Listing 3,802,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.03 % 76
 Hui China Listing 13,816,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.01 % 276
 Berber, Imazighen Morocco Listing 2,764,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.07 % 55
 Jambi Indonesia Listing 1,019,000 Malay, Jambi Islam 0.06 % 20
 Jebala Morocco Listing 1,250,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.03 % 25
 Jula, Dyula Côte d'Ivoire Listing 2,578,000 Jula Islam 0.00 % 52
 Kanuri, Yerwa Nigeria Listing 7,006,000 Kanuri, Yerwa Islam 0.01 % 140
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India Listing 6,628,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 133
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,235,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 25
 Kazakh China Listing 1,873,000 Kazakh Islam 0.01 % 37
 Kurd, Southern Iran Listing 3,322,000 Kurdish, Southern Islam 0.05 % 66
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iraq Listing 3,321,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 66
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkey Listing 8,814,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.01 % 176
 Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan Listing 4,620,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.09 % 92
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,054,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 21
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,847,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Arab, Libyan Libya Listing 1,876,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 38
 Rahanweyn Somalia Listing 2,745,000 Maay Islam 0.01 % 55
Totals: 259 Peoples     1,551,776,000         31,027