Country: Jordan

Number of People Groups

20

People Groups Unreached

13 (65.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

11,196,000

Population in Unreached

10,433,000 (93.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

2.28%

% Evangelical

0.27%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.3%
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 *
 Adyghe 103,000 715,000 Adyghe Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 2
 Americans, U.S. 2,000 195,898,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 24.00 % -
 Arab, Bedouin 1,528,000 2,909,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 31
 Arab, Egyptian 26,000 74,436,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 12.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Jordanian 4,696,000 4,885,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.50 % 0.30 % 94
 Arab, North Iraqi 456,000 11,180,000 Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.70 % 0.20 % 9
 Arab, Palestinian 3,136,000 11,266,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 1.80 % 0.30 % 63
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 114,000 18,510,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 2
 Arab, Syrian 698,000 19,826,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 0.10 % -
 Armenian 11,000 5,945,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 % -
 British 14,000 53,788,000 English Christianity 61.00 % 9.00 % -
 Chechen 5,700 1,719,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf 56,000 49,091,000 Jordanian Sign Language Islam 2.24 % 1
 Druze 46,000 1,057,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Filipino, Tagalog 9,800 39,974,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 % -
 Greek 2,200 10,503,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Kabardian 166,000 2,028,000 Kabardian Islam 0.05 % 0.04 % 3
 Kurd, Kurmanji 8,200 16,271,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 0.05 % 1
 Romani, Domari 50,000 3,743,000 Domari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern 68,000 3,124,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  20 11,196,000         13 2.28 % 0.27 % 210 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 90,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 11,286,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ajlun 185,000
Amman 4,204,000
Aqaba 197,000
Balqa 516,000
Irbid 1,857,000
Jarash 249,000
Karak 333,000
Madaba 198,000
Mafraq 577,000
Ma`an 151,000
Tafilah 101,000
Zarqa 1,432,000
Provinces:  12 10,000,000
UN Country Population 11,286,000
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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
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken avl 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Najdi Spoken ars 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 2 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spoken ayp 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 2 2 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Domari rmt 1 1 Bible Portions
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Jordanian Sign Language jos 1 1 Bible Portions
Kabardian kbd 1 1 New Testament
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 17 20 13   6 11 15 15 11
Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Jordan. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Jordan
  • Christian ministry in Jordan
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Jordan Statistics
People Groups 20
Unreached People Groups 13  (65.0%)
Population 11,196,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.7%
Population in Unreached 10,433,000  (93.2%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 2.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.3%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 210
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 91%
Continent Asia
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code JO
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardArabic, South Levantine Spoken
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 224,000
Persecution Ranking 39 (1=Highest) Open Doors


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