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 *
 Makua, Makhuwa-Meetto Mozambique 1,224,000 Makhuwa-Meetto Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 5.12 % Complete Bible -
 Antandroy Madagascar 1,220,000 Malagasy, Tandroy-Mahafaly Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.97 % Bible Portions -
 Zhuang, Central Hongshuihe China 1,197,000 Zhuang, Central Hongshuihe Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Bible Portions 24
 Antaimoro Madagascar 1,184,000 Malagasy, Plateau Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 2.34 % Complete Bible -
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Japan 1,183,000 Okinawan, Central Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.15 % Bible Portions 24
 Chopi Mozambique 1,163,000 Chopi Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 3.84 % Complete Bible -
 Maasai Kenya 1,157,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 26.59 % Complete Bible -
 Zhuang, Guibian China 1,109,000 Zhuang, Guibian Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Unspecified 22
Gourma Burkina Faso 1,084,000 Gourmanchema Ethnic Religions 19.00 % 8.01 % Complete Bible -
 Nung Vietnam 1,083,000 Nung Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.15 % New Testament 22
 She China 1,082,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 0.30 % 0.12 % Complete Bible 22
Tswa Mozambique 1,063,000 Tswa Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 11.52 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Teochew Malaysia 1,051,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.75 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Malaysia 1,033,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.75 % Complete Bible -
 Ndau Zimbabwe 1,026,000 Ndau Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Indonesia 1,023,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chwabo Mozambique 1,016,000 Chuwabu Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 6.00 % Complete Bible -
 Konkomba Ghana 1,012,000 Konkomba Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 8.00 % Complete Bible -
Zhuang, Youjiang China 1,004,000 Zhuang, Youjiang Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Unspecified 20
Aja Benin 967,000 Aja Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 11.00 % Bible Portions -
 Watchi Togo 885,000 Gbe, Waci Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.45 % Translation Started -
 Bai, Central China 877,000 Bai, Central Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.20 % Bible Portions 18
 Iraqw, Mbulu Tanzania 872,000 Iraqw Ethnic Religions 41.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Hausa, Maouri Niger 872,000 Hausa Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Hmu, Southern China 857,000 Miao, Southern Qiandong Ethnic Religions 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 17
Totals: 2,662 Peoples   736,781,000     980       3,568
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