Country: Azerbaijan

Number of People Groups

41

People Groups Unreached

26 (63.4%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

10,277,000

Population in Unreached

9,921,000 (96.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

2.53%

% Evangelical

0.24%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.7%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Armenian 24,000 5,945,000 Armenian Christianity 84.13 % 2.00 % -
 Assyrian 1,600 949,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 97.00 % 2.00 % -
 Avar, Maarulal 114,000 894,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Azerbaijani 7,920,000 9,141,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.40 % 0.22 % 158
 Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk 294,000 18,388,000 Azerbaijani, South Islam 0.25 % 0.15 % 6
 Belarusian 5,700 9,460,000 Belarusian Christianity 75.00 % 1.10 % -
 British 2,600 53,788,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
 Budug 2,100 2,100 Budukh Islam 4.00 % 3.49 % -
 Chechen 5,300 1,719,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dargin 3,200 457,000 Dargwa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf 78,000 49,091,000 Language unknown Islam 2.74 % 2
 Georgian 80,000 3,314,000 Georgian Christianity 75.00 % 0.50 % -
 German 1,700 66,126,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 20.00 % -
 Gilaki, Gilani 4,800 3,076,000 Gilaki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilsavan 8,400 102,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Inghiloi 33,000 39,000 Georgian Islam 10.00 % 0.30 % -
 Jew, Russian 6,900 1,624,000 Russian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jewish Tat, Mountain Jew 15,000 104,000 Judeo-Tat Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kazakh 9,400 17,834,000 Kazakh Islam 0.09 % 0.00 % 1
 Khinalug, Ketsh Khalkh 4,100 4,100 Khinalugh Islam 1.50 % 1.42 % 1
 Kryz, Dzhek 13,000 13,000 Kryts Islam 0.72 % 0.72 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji 53,000 16,271,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 1
 Lak 1,800 176,000 Lak Islam 0.80 % 0.80 % 1
 Lezgin 363,000 830,000 Lezgi Islam 0.10 % 0.10 % 7
 Mordvinian 1,200 106,000 Erzya Christianity 65.00 % 0.70 % -
 Mussulman Tat 115,000 127,000 Tat, Muslim Islam 1.30 % 1.20 % 2
 Ossette 4,200 587,000 Ossetic Christianity 40.00 % 0.43 % -
 Persian 12,000 44,131,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Polish 3,600 44,326,000 Polish Christianity 88.00 % 2.00 % -
 Romanian 1,600 21,453,000 Romanian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
 Russian 140,000 134,085,000 Russian Christianity 58.00 % 0.40 % -
 Rutul 21,000 52,000 Rutul Islam 0.24 % 0.24 % 1
 Talysh 588,000 755,000 Talysh Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Tatar 72,000 6,377,000 Tatar Islam 1.50 % 0.00 % 1
 Tsakhur 31,000 44,000 Tsakhur Islam 0.11 % 0.11 % 1
 Turk 60,000 65,529,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk, Meskhetian 109,000 306,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Turkmen 10,000 8,428,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Udin 8,700 14,000 Udi Christianity 100.00 % 0.10 % -
 Ukrainian 46,000 34,756,000 Ukrainian Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 % -
 Uzbek, Southern 8,600 4,681,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  41 10,277,000         26 2.53 % 0.24 % 209 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 81,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 10,358,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Absheron 587,000
Aran 2,058,000
Baku 2,343,000
Daglig-Shirvan 323,000
Ganja-Qazakh 1,319,000
Kalbajar-Lachin 246,000
Lankaran 950,000
Nakhchivan 468,000
Quba-Khachmaz 559,000
Shaki-Zaqatala 638,000
Yukhari-Karabakh 445,000
Provinces:  11 9,936,000
UN Country Population 10,358,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Avar ava 1 1 New Testament
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, South azb 1 1 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Budukh bdk 1 0 Unspecified
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Dargwa dar 1 1 Bible Portions
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Erzya myv 1 0 New Testament
Georgian kat 2 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Gilaki glk 1 1 Bible Portions
Judeo-Tat jdt 1 1 Bible Portions
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Khinalugh kjj 1 1 Translation Needed
Kryts kry 1 1 Unspecified
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Lak lbe 1 1 Bible Portions
Lezgi lez 1 1 New Testament
Ossetic oss 1 0 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 2 1 Complete Bible
Rutul rut 1 1 Unspecified
Talysh tly 1 1 New Testament
Tat, Muslim ttt 1 1 Bible Portions
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Tsakhur tkr 1 1 Bible Portions
Turkish tur 3 3 Complete Bible
Turkmen tuk 1 1 Complete Bible
Udi udi 1 0 Unspecified
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Uzbek, Southern uzs 1 1 Bible Portions
Totals: 37 41 26   17 28 30 24 17
Networking Possibilities

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Azerbaijan Statistics
People Groups 41
Unreached People Groups 26  (63.4%)
Population 10,277,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.1%
Population in Unreached 9,921,000  (96.5%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 2.5%
Percent Evangelical 0.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.7%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 209
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 56%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, Central
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code AJ
Official Language(s) Azerbaijani, North
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 103,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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