Language:  Uyghur Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

12,418,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

18

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 *
 Akto Turkmen China 2,900 2,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Keriya China 800 800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur Afghanistan 4,700 12,299,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 1
 Uyghur Canada 800 12,299,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur China 11,835,000 12,299,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 237
 Uyghur Iran 6,200 12,299,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.02 % 1
 Uyghur Kyrgyzstan 54,000 12,299,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur Russia 3,800 12,299,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur Saudi Arabia 9,000 12,299,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur Turkey 900 12,299,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur Kazakhstan 333,000 12,299,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 7
 Uyghur Mongolia 500 12,299,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.20 % 1
 Uyghur Turkmenistan 2,400 12,299,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur United States 1,000 12,299,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uyghur Uzbekistan 48,000 12,299,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uygur, Lop Nur China 44,000 44,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uygur, Taklimakan China 300 300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uygur, Yutian China 71,000 71,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  18           18     260
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Ainu China 7,700 7,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Daur, Western China 7,500 7,500 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  2           2     2

Language Alternate Names
Hetian
Hotan
Hotan (Hetian)
Kashgar-Yarkand
Kashgar-Yarkand (Yarkandi)
Lop (Luobu)
Luobu
Novouygur
Taranchi (Kulja)
Uighor
Uighuir
Uighur
Uiguir
Uigur
Uyghuri
Uygur
Weiwu’er
Weiwu'er
Wiga
Wighor

Dialects
Aksu
Akto Turkmen
Akto Türkmen
Central Uyghur
Charchan
Dolan
Hotan
Ili
Khotan-kerya
Kucha
Kumul
Lop
Lopnor
Lopnur
Qarashahr
Southern Uyghur
Taranchi
Turfan
Urumqi
Uyghur
Yarkandi
Yengi Hissar

Dialect Alternate Names
Aqsu
Central Uygher
Hami
Hetian
Hotan-yutian
Karaxahar
Kashgar-Yakand
Kashgar-yarkand
Kashgar-yarkandi
Kashi-shache
Kulja
Kuqa
Lopnur
Luobu
Qarqan
Qiemo
Taranchi
Turpan
Urumchi
Uygher: Urumqi
Uyghur: Kashgar-Yarkand
Uyghur: Kashgar-Yarkandi
Uygru
Weiwuer
Weiwueryu
Weiwueryu in Xinjiang
Weiwuerzu Uygru
Yengisar
Yining

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1898-1995
New Testament 1914-2005
Complete Bible 1950
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings Xush Hewer Uyghur audio Bible
Film / Video Beware!
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Uyghur
Film / Video More Than Dreams-Ali
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ھازىرقى زامام ئۇيغۇرچە تەرجىمىسى
Text / Printed Matter Muqeddes Kitab
Text / Printed Matter Uyghurche Muqeddes Kitab Jemiyiti