Religion: Ethnic Religions What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

736,781,000

% of World Population

9.5 %

People Groups

2,662

Unreached Groups

980 (36.8 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
Ngamo, Ngamawa Nigeria 115,000 Ngamo Ethnic Religions 11.00 % 4.70 % Bible Portions -
Sahafatra Madagascar 115,000 Malagasy, Plateau Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Tawara Mozambique 115,000 Tawara Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
Gbe, Gbesi Benin 115,000 Gbe, Gbesi Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started -
 Akha Laos 116,000 Akha Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
Birwa Zimbabwe 116,000 Birwa Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 % Translation Needed -
Malila Tanzania 116,000 Malila Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
Janjo Nigeria 117,000 Dza Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 14.00 % Bible Portions -
 Kasem Burkina Faso 117,000 Kasem Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 8.50 % Complete Bible -
 Oromo, Gabra Kenya 117,000 Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
Grebo, Gboloo Liberia 118,000 Grebo, Gboloo Ethnic Religions 44.00 % 7.50 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Pong China 119,000 Tai Nua Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.22 % Bible Portions 2
Bwamu, Laa Laa Burkina Faso 120,000 Bwamu, Laa Laa Ethnic Religions 28.30 % 14.00 % Bible Portions -
 Mon Thailand 120,000 Mon Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 2
Akoko Nigeria 121,000 Arigidi Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 % Bible Portions -
 Zaiwa China 121,000 Zaiwa Ethnic Religions 0.25 % 0.22 % New Testament 2
 Miao, Guiyang Southwestern China 121,000 Miao, Southwestern Guiyang Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 9.00 % Unspecified -
 Miao, Huishui Northern China 121,000 Miao, Northern Huishui Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.06 % Unspecified 2
 Maru, Lhaovo Myanmar (Burma) 122,000 Lhao Vo Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Miao, Mashan Central China 122,000 Miao, Central Mashan Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.25 % Unspecified 2
Mbula-Bwazza, Bere Nigeria 123,000 Mbula-Bwazza Ethnic Religions 48.00 % 16.00 % New Testament -
 Murle South Sudan 123,000 Murle Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.50 % New Testament -
Zafisoro Madagascar 123,000 Malagasy, Plateau Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
Boko, Bokonya Benin 125,000 Boko Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sedang Vietnam 125,000 Sedang Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 1.55 % Bible Portions -
Totals: 2,662 Peoples   736,781,000     980       3,568
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