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 *
 Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi Egypt Listing 1,074,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.00 % 21
 Luri, Northern Iran Listing 1,871,000 Luri, Northern Islam 0.00 % 37
 Maguindanao Philippines Listing 1,304,000 Maguindanaon Islam 0.10 % 26
 Rahanweyn Somalia Listing 2,825,000 Maay Islam 0.01 % 57
 Malay Indonesia Listing 3,251,000 Malay Islam 0.01 % 65
 Moor Mauritania Listing 3,781,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.10 % 76
 Maninka, Eastern Guinea Listing 3,182,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 64
 Moghal India Listing 1,747,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 35
 Moghal Pakistan Listing 1,291,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 26
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Egypt Listing 1,700,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.04 % 34
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Morocco Listing 23,940,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.09 % 479
 Uzbek, Northern Tajikistan Listing 1,123,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 22
 Uzbek, Northern Uzbekistan Listing 27,199,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.02 % 544
 Pashtun Pakistan Listing 29,252,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 585
 Pashtun, Northern Afghanistan Listing 2,749,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.01 % 55
 Palembang Indonesia Listing 3,427,000 Musi Islam 0.03 % 69
 Pashtun, Southern Afghanistan Listing 9,556,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.02 % 191
 Malay, Pattani Thailand Listing 1,527,000 Malay, Pattani Islam 0.01 % 31
 Afghan, Tajik Afghanistan Listing 10,485,000 Dari Islam 0.01 % 210
 Malay, Riau Indonesia Listing 1,880,000 Malay Islam 0.08 % 38
 Arab, Northern Yemeni Yemen Listing 12,990,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 260
 Sasak Indonesia Listing 3,348,000 Sasak Islam 0.01 % 67
 Berber, Shawiya Algeria Listing 2,339,000 Tachawit Islam 0.00 % 47
 Soninke Mali Listing 1,735,000 Soninke Islam 0.01 % 35
 Arab, Yemeni Yemen Listing 6,722,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 134
 Bedouin, Tajakant Algeria Listing 1,770,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 35
 Tajik Tajikistan Listing 7,118,000 Tajik Islam 0.00 % 142
 Tajik Uzbekistan Listing 1,596,000 Tajik Islam 0.10 % 32
 Tuareg, Tamajaq Niger Listing 1,075,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.09 % 22
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) Sri Lanka Listing 1,130,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 23
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India Listing 3,185,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 64
 Wolof Senegal Listing 6,183,000 Wolof Islam 0.01 % 124
 Arab, Tihami Yemen Listing 4,447,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 89
 Fulani, Pulaar Senegal Listing 1,073,000 Pulaar Islam 0.00 % 21
 Turkmen Afghanistan Listing 2,171,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 43
 Turkmen Turkmenistan Listing 4,577,000 Turkmen Islam 0.05 % 92
 Uyghur China Listing 11,881,000 Uyghur Islam 0.01 % 238
 Uzbek, Southern Afghanistan Listing 4,358,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.01 % 87
 Ansari Bangladesh Listing 1,242,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 25
 Ansari India Listing 10,567,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 211
 Ansari Pakistan Listing 4,726,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 95
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 11,495,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 230
 Awan Pakistan Listing 5,422,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 108
 Bohra India Listing 1,108,000 Gujarati Islam 0.00 % 22
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) India Listing 1,011,000 Gujari Islam 0.00 % 20
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,374,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 47
 Mappila India Listing 8,728,000 Malayalam Islam 0.00 % 175
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) India Listing 1,001,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 20
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,224,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 24
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 5,052,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 101
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,603,060,000         32,066