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 *
 Jat (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 35,733,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 715
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,138,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 23
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,769,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 75
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,102,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 42
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,630,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 53
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 1,990,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 40
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,564,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 71
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India Listing 2,887,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 58
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 17,451,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 349
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India Listing 1,695,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 34
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 2,901,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 58
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan Listing 3,012,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 60
 Mussali Pakistan Listing 2,630,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 53
 Pinjara India Listing 3,291,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 66
 Qassab India Listing 1,073,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 21
 Qassab Pakistan Listing 1,109,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 22
 Sayyid Bangladesh Listing 1,186,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 24
 Sayyid India Listing 7,822,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 156
 Sayyid Pakistan Listing 8,012,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 160
 Shaikh Bangladesh Listing 135,227,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 2705
 Shaikh India Listing 85,428,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 1709
 Shaikh Pakistan Listing 13,677,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 274
 Sindhi Sama Pakistan Listing 2,367,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 47
 Turk Germany Listing 1,566,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 31
 Turk Turkey Listing 59,258,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 1185
 Kurd, Turkish-speaking Turkey Listing 6,301,000 Turkish Islam 0.01 % 126
 Alawite Syria Listing 1,261,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.02 % 25
 Fulani, Sokoto Niger Listing 1,075,000 Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Islam 0.10 % 22
 Luri, Southern Iran Listing 1,019,000 Luri, Southern Islam 0.00 % 20
 Laki Iran Listing 1,236,000 Laki Islam 0.00 % 25
 Hajam India Listing 1,978,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 40
 Hajam Pakistan Listing 2,190,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 44
 Thai Islam Thailand Listing 1,328,000 Thai, Southern Islam 0.00 % 27
 Malay, Sumatera North Indonesia Listing 2,266,000 Malay Islam 0.05 % 45
 Shaikh Qureshi India Listing 8,058,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 161
 Aimaq Afghanistan Listing 1,595,000 Aimaq Islam 0.00 % 32
 Banten Indonesia Listing 3,194,000 Sunda Islam 0.08 % 64
 Pashtun, Pathan India Listing 11,429,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 229
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern Iraq Listing 2,372,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.00 % 47
 Shaikh Siddiqi India Listing 7,513,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 150
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India Listing 19,127,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.03 % 383
 Ahar India Listing 1,438,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 29
 Adi Dravida India Listing 8,564,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.08 % 171
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India Listing 58,585,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.01 % 1172
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal Listing 1,007,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India Listing 4,068,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 81
 Arunthathiyar India Listing 1,021,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 2,883,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India Listing 3,495,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India Listing 1,721,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.01 % 34
Totals: 263 Peoples     1,603,060,000         32,066