Country: Belgium

Number of People Groups

95

People Groups Unreached

29 (30.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

11,616,000

Population in Unreached

914,000 (7.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

64.35%

% Evangelical

1.49%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.5%
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 *
 Afghani, general 26,000 744,000 Dari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Albanian, general 13,000 633,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 24.00 % 0.40 % -
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 53,000 36,188,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Americans, U.S. 14,000 195,898,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 30.00 % -
 Amhara, Ethiopian 1,000 25,791,000 Amharic Christianity 82.00 % 4.00 % -
 Anglo-Australian 800 18,438,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
 Anglo-Canadian 3,000 16,862,000 English Christianity 76.00 % 9.00 % -
 Arab, Egyptian 1,500 74,436,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 7.00 % 3.00 % -
 Arab, Iraqi 21,000 19,031,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Arab, Lebanese 2,500 6,472,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 35.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Libyan 4,600 2,711,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.07 % 1
 Arab, Moroccan 342,000 29,493,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.11 % 0.07 % 7
 Arab, Syrian 15,000 19,826,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Arab, Tunisian 21,000 11,833,000 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.30 % 0.20 % 1
 Armenian 10,000 6,054,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
 Austrian, Bavarian 2,700 14,383,000 Bavarian Christianity 85.00 % 0.30 % -
 Azerbaijani 1,100 8,921,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Belarusian 1,700 9,460,000 Belarusian Christianity 68.00 % 2.00 % -
 Berber, Kabyle 55,000 7,153,000 Amazigh Islam 2.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Berber, Shawiya 42,000 2,657,000 Tachawit Islam 0.10 % 0.07 % 1
 Black African, general 121,000 1,132,000 French Islam 39.00 % 4.00 % -
 Bosniak 2,600 3,124,000 Bosnian Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Brazilian, White 15,000 102,016,000 Portuguese Christianity 86.00 % 25.00 % -
 British 26,000 53,789,000 English Christianity 72.00 % 6.00 % -
 Bulgarian 47,000 6,846,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
 Chechen 18,000 1,719,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chilean 1,100 17,832,000 Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 % -
 Chinese, general 22,000 15,813,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % -
 Colombian, Mestizo 1,800 35,744,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 % -
 Congolese, general 24,000 4,972,000 Lingala Christianity 94.00 % 18.00 % -
 Cuban 700 9,117,000 Spanish Christianity 56.00 % 5.00 % -
 Czech 3,200 10,665,000 Czech Non-Religious 25.00 % 0.70 % -
 Danish 3,100 5,251,000 Danish Christianity 85.00 % 3.00 % -
 Deaf 23,000 49,091,000 French Belgian Sign Language Christianity 62.72 % -
 Dominican 800 9,213,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
 Dutch 191,000 13,812,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.00 % 4.00 % -
 Ecuadorian, Mestizo 3,500 14,143,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 5.00 % -
 Estonian 900 1,132,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.00 % 4.00 % -
 European, general 49,000 253,000 English Christianity 65.00 % 0.50 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 3,500 39,974,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 % -
 Finnish 3,200 5,681,000 Finnish Christianity 85.00 % 13.00 % -
 Flemish 5,459,000 5,719,000 West Flemish Christianity 68.95 % 1.32 % -
 French 218,000 50,354,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 Fulbe 8,500 5,269,000 Pular Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Georgian 3,200 3,314,000 Georgian Christianity 85.00 % 1.20 % -
 German 51,000 66,126,000 German, Standard Christianity 74.00 % 2.00 % -
 German Swiss 2,200 4,890,000 German, Swiss Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 % -
 Greek 29,000 10,503,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 % -
 Hungarian 4,700 12,013,000 Hungarian Christianity 85.00 % 2.00 % -
 Hutu, Rundi 2,300 12,508,000 Rundi Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 % -
 Hutu, Rwandese 4,900 12,971,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 % -
 Irish 4,000 8,413,000 English Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 % -
 Italian 280,000 37,757,000 Italian Christianity 80.00 % 0.50 % -
 Japanese 4,700 120,449,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Jew, French 29,000 511,000 French Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Kazakh 2,600 17,834,000 Kazakh Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Khmer 500 15,961,000 Khmer Buddhism 7.00 % 1.00 % -
 Korean 800 81,880,000 Korean Christianity 35.00 % 15.00 % -
 Kurd, Kurmanji 29,000 16,224,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.11 % 0.07 % 1
 Latin American, general 12,000 1,097,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
 Latvian 1,200 1,421,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 55.00 % 10.00 % -
 Lithuanian 1,800 2,843,000 Lithuanian Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
 Luxembourger 4,600 414,000 Luxembourgish Christianity 95.00 % 0.05 % -
 Macedonian 6,300 1,959,000 Macedonian Christianity 85.00 % 0.50 % -
 Mauritian 700 1,101,000 Morisyen Christianity 51.00 % 8.00 % -
 Mexican 1,000 102,985,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 % -
 Moldavian 1,400 3,198,000 Romanian Christianity 74.00 % 5.00 % -
 Mongol, Khalka 800 2,518,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Moor 1,500 4,591,000 Arabic, Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mossi 800 13,469,000 Moore Islam 30.00 % 12.00 % -
 Norwegian 1,400 4,726,000 Norwegian Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 % -
 Persian 13,000 44,132,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 2.00 % 1.60 % 1
 Peruvian 1,200 25,984,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 % -
 Polish 98,000 44,326,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.12 % -
 Portuguese 55,000 19,699,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 0.60 % -
 Romani, Vlax 16,000 1,151,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 90.00 % 18.00 % -
 Romanian 122,000 21,453,000 Romanian Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 % -
 Russian 62,000 134,087,000 Russian Christianity 70.00 % 0.30 % -
 Serb 6,200 8,614,000 Serbian Christianity 75.00 % 1.00 % -
 Slovak 5,700 5,228,000 Slovak Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Somali 1,400 25,526,000 Somali Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 South Asian, general 32,000 12,066,000 Urdu Islam 2.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Spaniard 79,000 29,748,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 0.15 % -
 Swedish 4,600 9,371,000 Swedish Christianity 57.00 % 6.00 % -
 Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo 2,000 179,000 Turoyo Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tajik 5,100 10,431,000 Tajik Islam 0.03 % 0.02 % 1
 Thai 3,500 24,196,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Tibetan 5,000 1,133,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 163,000 65,529,000 Turkish Islam 0.10 % 0.07 % 3
 Ukrainian 4,200 34,346,000 Ukrainian Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 % -
 Urdu 9,600 2,123,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uzbek, Northern 1,700 31,980,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vietnamese 1,300 85,785,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % -
 Walloon 3,564,000 3,637,000 Walloon Christianity 69.98 % 1.32 % -
 Wolof 1,900 6,447,000 Wolof Islam 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
  Totals:  95 11,616,000         29 64.35 % 1.49 % 37 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 40,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 11,656,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Bruxelles 1,095,000
Vlaanderen 6,588,000
Wallonie 3,650,000
Provinces:  3 11,333,000
UN Country Population 11,656,000
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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
Albanian, Tosk als 1 0 Complete Bible
Amazigh kab 1 1 Complete Bible
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Hassaniyya mey 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 2 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Tunisian Spoken aeb 1 1 New Testament
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Bavarian bar 1 0 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
Danish dan 1 0 Complete Bible
Dari prs 1 1 Complete Bible
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 6 0 Complete Bible
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
Finnish fin 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 3 1 Complete Bible
French Belgian Sign Language sfb 1 0 Translation Needed
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Swiss gsw 1 0 New Testament
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Khmer khm 1 0 Complete Bible
Kinyarwanda kin 1 0 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Latvian, Standard lvs 1 0 Complete Bible
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete Bible
Luxembourgish ltz 1 0 New Testament
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Mongolian, Halh khk 1 1 Complete Bible
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Morisyen mfe 1 0 New Testament
Norwegian nor 1 0 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete Bible
Pular fuf 1 1 New Testament
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 2 0 Complete Bible
Rundi run 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 9 0 Complete Bible
Swedish swe 1 0 Complete Bible
Tachawit shy 1 1 Bible Portions
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tajik tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Tibetan, Central bod 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Turoyo tru 1 0 New Testament
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 2 2 Complete Bible
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Walloon wln 1 0 Bible Portions
West Flemish vls 1 0 Bible Portions
Wolof wol 1 1 New Testament
Totals: 76 95 29   53 64 69 71 0
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Belgium Statistics
People Groups 95
Unreached People Groups 29  (30.5%)
Population 11,616,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.6%
Population in Unreached 914,000  (7.9%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 64.4%
Percent Evangelical 1.5%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 37
Country Progress Level 3
Urbanization 98%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Western
10/40 Window No
Country Code BE
Official Language(s) West FlemishFrench
Literacy Rate 100%
Estimated Illiterate Population 0
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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