Religion: Ethnic Religions What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

736,664,000

% of World Population

9.5 %

People Groups

2,663

Unreached Groups

979 (36.8 %)

Map Notes
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Makhuwa-Marrevone Mozambique 459,000 Makhuwa-Marrevone Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.05 % Translation Needed -
Moba Togo 457,000 Moba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 6.00 % New Testament -
 Wa Myanmar (Burma) 457,000 Wa, Parauk Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 15.00 % Complete Bible -
 Jew, French France 454,000 French Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 9
Gun Nigeria 454,000 Gun Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
Makhuwa-Saka Mozambique 452,000 Makhuwa-Saka Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Guere Côte d'Ivoire 444,000 We Southern Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
Safwa Tanzania 439,000 Safwa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 9
 Bunu China 432,000 Bunu, Bu-Nao Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 9
 Nyiha, Tanzania Tanzania 430,000 Nyiha, Tanzania Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 17.00 % New Testament -
 Zhuang, Zuojiang Vietnam 424,000 Zhuang, Zuojiang Ethnic Religions 0.20 % 0.14 % Translation Needed 8
 Kuranko Sierra Leone 420,000 Kuranko Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 8
 Zhuang, Liuqian China 414,000 Zhuang, Liuqian Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Translation Needed 8
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Malaysia 411,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 5.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Malaysia 402,000 Chinese, Min Bei Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Nyungwe Mozambique 401,000 Nyungwe Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 8.00 % New Testament -
 Mahafaly Madagascar 399,000 Malagasy, Tandroy-Mahafaly Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.09 % Bible Portions -
 Hmong Daw Laos 395,000 Hmong Daw Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Jew, Israeli West Bank / Gaza 393,000 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 8
 Maasai Tanzania 392,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Balanta, Kentohe Guinea-Bissau 392,000 Balanta-Kentohe Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.37 % New Testament -
 Wa China 386,000 Wa, Parauk Ethnic Religions 19.00 % 8.00 % Complete Bible -
 Takwane Mozambique 386,000 Takwane Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.50 % New Testament -
 Mamprusi, Manpelle Ghana 385,000 Mampruli Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.20 % New Testament 8
 Jew, English-speaking Canada 383,000 English Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 8
Totals: 2,663 Peoples   736,664,000     979       3,563
Download Data Data Sources Definitions
Prayer Cards

Avatar

Welcome. I’m a virtual assistant and will try to answer questions about Joshua Project, unreached people groups, the Great Commission and more. How can I help you?

For further help try our FAQ, Definitions or Contact Us pages.