Country: Yemen

Number of People Groups

29

People Groups Unreached

20 (69.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

33,533,000

Population in Unreached

33,434,000 (99.7%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

0.20%

% Evangelical

0.02%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

5.1%
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 *
 Americans, U.S. 11,000 195,898,000 English Christianity 82.00 % 28.00 % -
 Amhara, Ethiopian 13,000 25,791,000 Amharic Christianity 61.00 % 1.10 % -
 Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken 17,000 7,069,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 0.60 % 0.20 % 1
 Arab, Egyptian 17,000 74,436,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Arab, Hadrami 2,152,000 2,165,000 Arabic, Hadrami Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 43
 Arab, Iraqi 43,000 19,031,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Arab, Lebanese 24,000 6,472,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Northern Yemeni 14,676,000 14,968,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 294
 Arab, Omani 171,000 2,782,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.08 % 3
 Arab, Palestinian 36,000 11,266,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Arab, Sudanese 428,000 18,303,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 9
 Arab, Tihami 5,025,000 5,229,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 100
 Arab, Yemeni 7,594,000 8,614,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 152
 British 5,200 53,788,000 English Christianity 61.00 % 9.00 % -
 Deaf 337,000 49,091,000 Language unknown Islam 0.08 % 7
 German 8,900 66,126,000 German, Standard Christianity 66.00 % 2.00 % -
 Hobyot 100 300 Hobyot Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 1
 Italian 700 37,757,000 Italian Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
 Mahra 101,000 241,000 Mehri Islam 0.10 % 0.05 % 2
 Malay 49,000 18,194,000 Malay Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Muhamasheen, Akhdam 1,697,000 2,133,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 34
 Persian 24,000 44,131,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Razihi 80,000 80,000 Razihi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Russian 13,000 134,085,000 Russian Christianity 68.00 % 1.20 % -
 Socotran 125,000 140,000 Soqotri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Somali 505,000 25,526,000 Somali Islam 0.05 % 0.03 % 10
 South Asian, general 357,000 12,066,000 Hindi Islam 1.00 % 0.05 % 7
 Spaniard 10,000 29,748,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tigray, Tigrinya 13,000 9,580,000 Tigrigna Christianity 96.00 % 0.30 % -
  Totals:  29 33,533,000         20 0.20 % 0.02 % 672 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 164,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 33,697,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Abyan 647,000
Adan 896,000
Al Baydaa 852,000
Al Dali' 698,000
Al Hudaydah 3,214,000
Al Jawf 652,000
Al Mahrah 132,000
Al Mahwit 733,000
Amanat Al Asimah 2,642,000
Amran 1,301,000
Dhamar 1,965,000
Hadramawt 1,540,000
Hajjah 2,186,000
Ibb 3,140,000
Lahij 1,073,000
Ma'rib 353,000
Raymah 582,000
Sa'dah 1,028,000
San'a 1,361,000
Shabwah 697,000
Socotra 60,000
Ta'izz 3,538,000
Provinces:  22 29,290,000
UN Country Population 33,697,000
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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
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 1 Complete Bible
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Hadrami Spoken ayh 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Omani Spoken acx 1 1 Translation Needed
Arabic, Sanaani Spoken ayn 1 1 Translation Needed
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spoken apd 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken acq 3 3 Bible Portions
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Hobyot hoh 1 1 Unspecified
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Malay zlm 1 1 Complete Bible
Mehri gdq 1 1 Bible Portions
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Razihi rzh 1 1 Translation Needed
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Soqotri sqt 1 1 Bible Portions
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Totals: 26 29 20   9 13 17 19 21
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Yemen. 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 Yemen
  • Christian ministry in Yemen
  • 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

Yemen Statistics
People Groups 29
Unreached People Groups 20  (69.0%)
Population 33,533,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.3%
Population in Unreached 33,434,000  (99.7%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 5.1%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 672
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 37%
Continent Asia
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code YM
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardArabic, Sanaani Spoken
Literacy Rate 70%
Estimated Illiterate Population 10,060,000
Persecution Ranking 5 (1=Highest) Open Doors


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