Religion: Ethnic Religions What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

737,291,000

% of World Population

9.3 %

People Groups

2,623

Unreached Groups

948 (36.1 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Han Chinese, Hakka Malaysia 1,855,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 9.20 % Complete Bible -
Antesaka Madagascar 1,850,000 Malagasy, Tesaka Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 2.32 % Bible Portions -
 Ngambay Chad 1,782,000 Ngambay Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Zhuang, Zuojiang China 1,743,000 Zhuang, Zuojiang Ethnic Religions 0.20 % 0.14 % Translation Needed 35
 Zhuang, Liujiang China 1,741,000 Zhuang, Liujiang Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Unspecified 35
Dan, Yakuba Côte d'Ivoire 1,708,000 Dan Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 15.00 % New Testament -
 Betsimisaraka, North Madagascar 1,690,000 Malagasy, Northern Betsimisaraka Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 1.21 % Bible Portions -
 Zhuang, Guibei China 1,674,000 Zhuang, Guibei Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Translation Needed 33
 Senoufo, Southern Côte d'Ivoire 1,633,000 Senoufo, Cebaara Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Maasai Kenya 1,591,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 26.59 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Malaysia 1,499,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 8.05 % Complete Bible -
 Muong Vietnam 1,476,000 Muong Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.02 % New Testament 30
 Oromo, Borana Ethiopia 1,465,000 Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 29
 Nuer South Sudan 1,462,000 Nuer Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tanala Madagascar 1,461,000 Malagasy, Merina Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 1.04 % Complete Bible -
 Ghao-Xong, Western China 1,418,000 Miao, Western Xiangxi Ethnic Religions 0.60 % 0.38 % Translation Needed 28
 Lembaa South Africa 1,404,000 Venda Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 17.72 % Complete Bible -
 Turkana Kenya 1,363,000 Turkana Ethnic Religions 48.00 % 22.16 % Complete Bible -
 Pingdi China 1,362,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.04 % Bible Portions 27
 Nosu, Shengzha China 1,349,000 Nuosu Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.40 % New Testament 27
 Gbagyi Nigeria 1,343,000 Gbagyi Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 4.42 % New Testament -
 Zhuang, Eastern Hongshuihe China 1,339,000 Zhuang, Eastern Hongshuihe Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 0.90 % Translation Needed 27
 Kabiye Togo 1,315,000 Kabiye Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 16.14 % Complete Bible -
 Iu Mien China 1,311,000 Iu Mien Ethnic Religions 0.70 % 0.15 % Complete Bible 26
 Makua, Makhuwa-Meetto Mozambique 1,296,000 Makhuwa-Meetto Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 26
Totals: 2,623 Peoples   737,291,000     948       3,508
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