Continent:  Asia


Population

4,789,930,000

Number of
Countries

50

Number of People Groups

7,683

People Groups Unreached

5,619 (73.1%)

Population in Unreached

2,839,474,000

% Population in Unreached

59.3%

Map Notes
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Country Population People
Groups
Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Groups
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Christian
Adherents
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed * 
Afghanistan 39,637,000 70 68 97.1 % 39,635,000 100.0 % Islam 0.0 % 0.0 % 833
Azerbaijan 10,180,000 39 23 59.0 % 9,779,000 96.1 % Islam 3.2 % 0.3 % 209
Bahrain 1,719,000 17 8 47.1 % 1,334,000 77.6 % Islam 8.3 % 2.6 % 30
Bangladesh 165,551,000 310 276 89.0 % 163,912,000 99.0 % Islam 0.3 % 0.0 % 3,449
Bhutan 777,000 74 71 95.9 % 774,000 99.6 % Buddhism 0.3 % 0.0 % 76
British Indian Ocean Territory 3,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 79.6 % 33.8 % -
Brunei 420,000 24 8 33.3 % 241,000 57.4 % Islam 9.3 % 4.9 % 11
Cambodia 16,889,000 44 19 43.2 % 16,200,000 95.9 % Buddhism 3.4 % 2.0 % 335
China 1,429,433,000 545 443 81.3 % 147,613,000 10.3 % Non-Religious 9.2 % 7.5 % 3,169
China, Hong Kong 7,504,000 24 10 41.7 % 427,000 5.7 % Ethnic Religions 13.1 % 6.1 % 15
China, Macau 636,000 12 5 41.7 % 578,000 90.9 % Ethnic Religions 5.3 % 1.8 % 14
East Timor 1,323,000 24 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 91.3 % 2.5 % -
India 1,387,132,000 2,376 2,139 90.0 % 1,326,545,000 95.6 % Hinduism 2.0 % 0.0 % 27,354
Indonesia 276,237,000 789 235 29.8 % 172,697,000 62.5 % Islam 12.7 % 3.1 % 3,552
Iran 84,895,000 94 84 89.4 % 84,561,000 99.6 % Islam 1.9 % 0.5 % 1,726
Iraq 41,001,000 35 25 71.4 % 40,180,000 98.0 % Islam 1.3 % 0.2 % 810
Israel 8,698,000 49 38 77.6 % 8,436,000 97.0 % Ethnic Religions 1.7 % 0.7 % 187
Japan 125,972,000 37 24 64.9 % 123,335,000 97.9 % Buddhism 2.2 % 0.6 % 2,478
Jordan 10,187,000 20 13 65.0 % 9,493,000 93.2 % Islam 2.3 % 0.3 % 191
Kazakhstan 18,872,000 73 36 49.3 % 13,825,000 73.3 % Islam 14.8 % 0.6 % 300
Korea, North 25,762,000 5 2 40.0 % 25,573,000 99.3 % Non-Religious 1.7 % 1.6 % 511
Korea, South 51,228,000 23 11 47.8 % 443,000 0.9 % Non-Religious 30.1 % 16.4 % 13
Kuwait 4,259,000 28 13 46.4 % 3,226,000 75.7 % Islam 10.1 % 1.5 % 69
Kyrgyzstan 6,599,000 39 28 71.8 % 6,160,000 93.3 % Islam 3.7 % 0.3 % 141
Laos 7,342,000 127 98 77.2 % 5,574,000 75.9 % Buddhism 3.7 % 2.5 % 179
Lebanon 6,715,000 26 8 30.8 % 937,000 14.0 % Islam 32.9 % 0.7 % 21
Malaysia 32,679,000 182 77 42.3 % 16,399,000 50.2 % Islam 9.7 % 3.5 % 377
Maldives 515,000 7 7 100.0 % 515,000 100.0 % Islam 0.0 % 0.0 % 16
Mongolia 3,279,000 28 22 78.6 % 3,216,000 98.1 % Buddhism 1.8 % 0.9 % 74
Myanmar (Burma) 54,707,000 149 53 35.6 % 45,627,000 83.4 % Buddhism 8.2 % 4.9 % 932
Nepal 29,555,000 274 264 96.4 % 26,696,000 90.3 % Hinduism 1.3 % 0.0 % 716
Oman 5,209,000 35 27 77.1 % 4,716,000 90.5 % Islam 2.8 % 0.7 % 104
Pakistan 224,197,000 828 821 99.2 % 222,138,000 99.1 % Islam 0.9 % 0.0 % 4,772
Philippines 110,886,000 200 30 15.0 % 5,502,000 5.0 % Christianity 91.0 % 13.9 % 123
Qatar 2,859,000 24 13 54.2 % 2,497,000 87.3 % Islam 6.2 % 0.8 % 50
Russia 144,666,000 185 119 64.3 % 17,513,000 12.1 % Christianity 57.6 % 1.5 % 418
Saudi Arabia 35,315,000 45 29 64.4 % 32,172,000 91.1 % Islam 4.3 % 0.6 % 648
Singapore 5,886,000 51 21 41.2 % 1,039,000 17.7 % Buddhism 12.9 % 7.1 % 33
Sri Lanka 21,377,000 166 78 47.0 % 3,264,000 15.3 % Buddhism 7.6 % 0.0 % 122
Syria 18,153,000 37 18 48.6 % 5,791,000 31.9 % Islam 5.7 % 0.2 % 121
Taiwan 23,791,000 35 9 25.7 % 4,467,000 18.8 % Ethnic Religions 6.2 % 3.3 % 94
Tajikistan 9,703,000 39 31 79.5 % 9,651,000 99.5 % Islam 0.4 % 0.1 % 214
Thailand 69,737,000 113 77 68.1 % 61,512,000 88.2 % Buddhism 1.3 % 0.6 % 1,270
Turkey 84,976,000 68 45 66.2 % 84,221,000 99.1 % Islam 0.6 % 0.0 % 1,697
Turkmenistan 6,084,000 49 30 61.2 % 5,779,000 95.0 % Islam 3.8 % 0.1 % 135
United Arab Emirates 9,959,000 36 31 86.1 % 8,282,000 83.2 % Islam 6.3 % 1.2 % 172
Uzbekistan 33,883,000 59 34 57.6 % 32,674,000 96.4 % Islam 2.3 % 0.2 % 672
Vietnam 98,068,000 118 69 58.5 % 8,983,000 9.2 % Buddhism 10.2 % 2.2 % 221
West Bank / Gaza 5,173,000 19 8 42.1 % 5,115,000 98.9 % Islam 1.2 % 0.1 % 106
Yemen 30,343,000 30 21 70.0 % 30,252,000 99.7 % Islam 0.2 % 0.0 % 609
Totals:  50 4,789,930,000 7,683 5,619 73.1 % 2,839,474,000 59.3 % 25   9.2 % 3.2 % 59,369 


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