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Algeria – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Algerian, Arabic-speaking27,877,000Y0.90 %1.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Algerian, Arabic-speaking
M
Algerian, Arabic-speaking of Algeria
T
Arab, Egyptian17,0002.00 %11.00 %2 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi4,4000.70 %0.70 %Y1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Algeria
T
Arab, Moroccan170,0000.15 %0.15 %Y1 IslamArabic, Moroccan SpokenP
Arab, Moroccan
 T
Bedouin, Chaamba129,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian Spoken M
Bedouin, Chaamba of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Dui-Menia77,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Bedouin, Dui-Menia
M
Bedouin, Dui-Menia of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Laguat77,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Bedouin, Laguat
M
Bedouin, Laguat of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Nail36,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Bedouin, Nail
M
Bedouin, Nail of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Ruarha77,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Bedouin, Ruarha
M
Bedouin, Ruarha of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Sidi129,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian Spoken M
Bedouin, Sidi of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Suafa123,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian Spoken M
Bedouin, Suafa of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Tajakant1,666,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Bedouin, Tajakant
 T
Bedouin, Ziban258,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Bedouin, Ziban
M
Bedouin, Ziban of Algeria
T
Belbali3,700Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKorandje  T
Berber, Figig78,000Y0.00 %0.02 %Y1 IslamTamazight, Central AtlasP
Berber, Figig
M
Berber, Figig of Algeria
T
Berber, Imazighen1,550,000Y0.38 %0.38 %Y1 IslamTamazight, Central AtlasP
Berber, Imazighen
M
Berber, Imazighen of Algeria
T
Berber, Kabyle5,675,000Y1.60 %2.00 %Y1 IslamKabyleP
Berber, Kabyle
M
Berber, Kabyle of Algeria
T
Berber, Menasser77,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTamazight, Central AtlasP
Berber, Menasser
M
Berber, Menasser of Algeria
T
Berber, Mozabite176,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTumzabtP
Berber, Mozabite
M
Berber, Mozabite of Algeria
T
Berber, Rif3,100Y0.01 %0.02 %Y1 IslamTarifitP
Berber, Rif
M
Berber, Rif of Algeria
T
Berber, Shawiya2,195,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTachawitP
Berber, Shawiya
M
Berber, Shawiya of Algeria
T
Berber, Southern Shilha6,100Y0.00 %0.09 %Y1 IslamTachelhitP
Berber, Southern Shilha
M
Berber, Southern Shilha of Algeria
T
Berber, Taznatit11,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamTaznatit M
Berber, Taznatit of Algeria
T
Berber, Tidikelt Tamzight1,000Y0.01 %0.03 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian Spoken M
Berber, Tidikelt Tamzight of Algeria
T
Berber, Tougourt9,000Y0.04 %0.05 %Y1 IslamTamazight, TemacineP
Berber, Tougourt
M
Berber, Tougourt of Algeria
T
British7008.00 %71.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Chenoua92,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChenoua  T
Chinese, general34,0000.80 %1.00 %Y1 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
DeafY0.20 %0.28 %Y1 IslamAlgerian Sign Language M
Deaf of Algeria
 
French13,0000.40 %66.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Hausa11,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
  
Idaksahak2,3000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTadaksahakP
Idaksahak
M
Idaksahak of Algeria
T
Jew, French7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsFrenchP
Jew, French
 T
Ouargla21,000Y0.02 %0.05 %Y1 IslamTagargrentP
Ouargla
M
Ouargla of Algeria
T
Romani, Balkan4,300Y0.09 %0.09 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Romani, Balkan
 T
Saharawi207,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Saharawi
M
Saharawi of Algeria
T
Spaniard6000.20 %69.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Tuareg, Algerian143,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian Saharan SpokenP
Tuareg, Algerian
M
Tuareg, Algerian of Algeria
T
Tuareg, Tahaggart40,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTamahaq, TahaggartP
Tuareg, Tahaggart
M
Tuareg, Tahaggart of Algeria
T
Turk3,3000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Total People Groups:   40 40,998,000 29     36     32 27 34
Unclassified / Other Individuals 66,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 41,064,000  
Other reported groups:  2  
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Algeria – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 36 90.0 % 40,967,000 99.9 %
  2 - Minimally reached 1 2.5 % 17,000 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 5.0 % 14,000 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 1 2.5 % 700 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 40   40,998,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Algeria – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
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Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Algerian Sign Languageasp11None
Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spokenaao11Need?
Arabic, Algerian Spokenarq1212NT
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11None
Arabic, Moroccan Spokenary11Complete
Chenouacnu11None
Chinese, Mandarincmn11Complete
Englisheng10Complete
Frenchfra21Complete
Hassaniyyamey11None
Hausahau11Complete
Kabylekab11Complete
Korandjekcy11None
Spanishspa10Complete
Tachawitshy11Portions
Tachelhitshi11NT
Tadaksahakdsq11None
Tagargrentoua11None
Tamahaq, Tahaggartthv11Portions
Tamazight, Central Atlastzm33Portions
Tamazight, Temacinetjo11Need?
Tarifitrif11NT
Taznatitgrr11None
Tumzabtmzb11Portions
Turkishtur11Complete
Totals: 26 40 36   16 10 17 19 7
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Algeria – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.9 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Algeria – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Algeria. Ministries in the Algeria section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Middle East and North Africa section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
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Algeria – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 40,998,000
Percent Urbanization 70 %
Total People Groups 40
Unreached People Groups 36
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National LanguageFrench
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 1.0%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.9%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 36 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.717 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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