Religion: Ethnic Religions What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

742,371,000

% of World Population

9.2 %

People Groups

2,637

Unreached Groups

926 (35.1 %)

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 *
 Han Chinese, Hakka Malaysia 1,939,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 9.20 % Complete Bible -
 Ngambay Chad 1,928,000 Ngambay Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Senoufo, Southern Côte d'Ivoire 1,916,000 Senoufo, Cebaara Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tay Vietnam 1,886,000 Tay Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 38
 Betsimisaraka, North Madagascar 1,799,000 Malagasy, Northern Betsimisaraka Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 1.21 % Bible Portions -
Dan, Yakuba Côte d'Ivoire 1,748,000 Dan Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 15.00 % New Testament -
 Zhuang, Zuojiang China 1,715,000 Zhuang, Zuojiang Ethnic Religions 0.20 % 0.14 % Translation Needed 34
 Zhuang, Liujiang China 1,713,000 Zhuang, Liujiang Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Unspecified 34
 Zhuang, Guibei China 1,647,000 Zhuang, Guibei Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Translation Needed 33
 Maasai Kenya 1,590,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 26.59 % Complete Bible -
 Makua, Makhuwa-Meetto Mozambique 1,583,000 Makhuwa-Meetto Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 32
 Oromo, Borana Ethiopia 1,573,000 Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 31
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Malaysia 1,566,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 8.05 % Complete Bible -
 Tanala Madagascar 1,555,000 Malagasy, Merina Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 1.04 % Complete Bible -
 Chopi Mozambique 1,488,000 Chopi Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 3.84 % Complete Bible -
 Muong Vietnam 1,484,000 Muong Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.02 % New Testament 30
 Gbagyi Nigeria 1,420,000 Gbagyi Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 4.42 % New Testament -
 Nuer South Sudan 1,419,000 Nuer Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lembaa South Africa 1,410,000 Venda Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 17.72 % Complete Bible -
 Kabiye Togo 1,403,000 Kabiye Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 16.14 % Complete Bible -
 Ghao-Xong, Western China 1,395,000 Miao, Western Xiangxi Ethnic Religions 0.60 % 0.38 % Translation Needed 28
 Antandroy Madagascar 1,368,000 Malagasy, Tandroy-Mahafaly Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.97 % Bible Portions -
 Turkana Kenya 1,363,000 Turkana Ethnic Religions 48.00 % 22.16 % Complete Bible -
Tswa Mozambique 1,353,000 Tswa Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 11.52 % Complete Bible -
 Pingdi China 1,340,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.04 % Bible Portions 27
Totals: 2,637 Peoples   742,371,000     926       3,475
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