Language:  Persian, Iranian Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

41,344,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

43

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Koroshi Iran 400 400 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian United Arab Emirates 313,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 6
 Persian Afghanistan 647,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.12 % 0.10 % 13
 Persian Azerbaijan 1,400 41,340,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian Australia 59,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.80 % 0.70 % 1
 Persian Austria 18,000 41,340,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Belgium 5,900 41,340,000 Islam 2.00 % 1.60 % 1
 Persian Canada 135,000 41,340,000 Islam 13.00 % 10.00 % -
 Persian Denmark 14,000 41,340,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Bahrain 212,000 41,340,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.80 % 4
 Persian Bangladesh 800 41,340,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian Cyprus 1,400 41,340,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Persian Finland 2,900 41,340,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian France 65,000 41,340,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Persian Germany 99,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.05 % 2
 Persian India 8,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian Italy 7,300 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Japan 51,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Malaysia 41,000 41,340,000 Islam 3.00 % 1.80 % 1
 Persian Greece 1,200 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Persian China, Hong Kong 800 41,340,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Persian Iran 37,193,000 41,340,000 Islam 2.00 % 1.90 % 744
 Persian Iraq 464,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 9
 Persian Kuwait 53,000 41,340,000 Islam 3.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Kazakhstan 4,900 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Netherlands 4,500 41,340,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Norway 21,000 41,340,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Persian New Zealand 3,300 41,340,000 Islam 2.00 % 1.40 % 1
 Persian Oman 62,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Pakistan 15,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian Qatar 271,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Persian Russia 3,800 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Saudi Arabia 238,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 5
 Persian Spain 2,700 41,340,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Sweden 43,000 41,340,000 Islam 8.00 % 6.00 % -
 Persian Turkey 677,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.10 % 14
 Persian United Kingdom 47,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian United States 344,000 41,340,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.30 % 7
 Persian Syria 42,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Tajikistan 74,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Turkmenistan 14,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Uzbekistan 33,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Persian Yemen 46,000 41,340,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
  Totals:  43           41     840
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Azerbaijani Kyrgyzstan 22,000 9,997,000 Islam 1.01 % 0.00 % 1
Jew, Judeo-Persian Iran 9,500 65,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kyrgyzstan 15,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mandaean Iran 24,000 67,000 Other / Small 2.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Parsee Iran 27,000 163,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Parsee Pakistan 7,800 163,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid India 7,935,000 17,371,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 159
 Shaikh India 86,856,000 235,487,000 Islam 0.00 % 1737
  Totals:  8           8     1,902

Language Alternate Names
Abadani
Ajamic
Bandari
Esfahani
Farsi, Western
Ketabi
Mahalhamadani
Mashadi (Meshed)
Meshed
New Persian
Old Shirazi
Parsi
Persian
Shahrudi Kazeruni
Shirazjahromi
Tehrani
West Persian
Western
Western Farsi
Yazdi

Dialects
Araki
Basseri
Farsi
Hamadani
Isfahani
Jahromi
Kashani
Kazeruni
Kermani
Mahallati
Mashadi
Qazvini
Sedehi
Shahrudi
Shirazi
Zott

Dialect Alternate Names
Farsi, Western
Farsi: Zott
Irani
Meshed
Tieng Farsi

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1546-1965
New Testament 1815-1979
Complete Bible 1838-1995
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Persian, Iranian
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 0 - The Savior Trailer
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well
Film / Video Zume Project - Making Multiplying Disciples
General Bible Visuals
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible: New Millenium Version
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Persian Old Version
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Today's Farsi
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets