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Azerbaijan – 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
Armenian127,0002.00 %84.13 %3 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
M
Armenian of Azerbaijan
T
Assyrian1,5002.00 %97.00 %3 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
Avar53,0000.00 %0.01 %Y1 IslamAvarP
Avar
M
Avar of Azerbaijan
T
Azerbaijani8,661,000Y0.17 %0.40 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Azerbaijani
M
Azerbaijani of Azerbaijan
T
Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk289,000Y0.15 %0.25 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, SouthP
Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk
M
Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk of Azerbaijan
 
Belarusian6,4001.10 %75.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
British2,8007.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Budug1,100Y0.00 %0.10 %Y1 IslamBudukh  T
Chechen5,2000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChechenP
Chechen
M
Chechen of Azerbaijan
T
Dargin1,2000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDargwaP
Dargin
M
Dargin of Azerbaijan
T
DeafY0.20 %2.74 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknown   
Georgian, Yereti10,0000.50 %75.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian, Yereti
M
Georgian, Yereti of Azerbaijan
T
German90020.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Inghiloi17,0000.30 %10.00 %2 IslamGeorgian  T
Jewish Tat, Mountain Jews2,200Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsJudeo-TatP
Jewish Tat, Mountain Jews
M
Jewish Tat, Mountain Jews of Azerbaijan
T
Kazakh2,3000.00 %0.10 %Y1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
 T
Khinalug, Ketsh Khalkh2,300Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKhinalughP
Khinalug, Ketsh Khalkh
M
Khinalug, Ketsh Khalkh of Azerbaijan
T
Kryz, Dzhek5,700Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKryts  T
Kurd, Kurmanji6,5000.00 %0.04 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
M
Kurd, Kurmanji of Azerbaijan
T
Lak1,6000.80 %0.80 %Y1 IslamLakP
Lak
M
Lak of Azerbaijan
T
Lezgin191,0000.10 %0.10 %Y1 IslamLezgiP
Lezgin
M
Lezgin of Azerbaijan
T
Moldavian2,4003.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Mordvinian1,0000.70 %65.00 %3 ChristianityErzyaP
Mordvinian
  
Mussulman Tat27,000Y0.00 %1.00 %Y1 IslamTat, MuslimP
Mussulman Tat
M
Mussulman Tat of Azerbaijan
T
Ossetic2,7000.10 %40.00 %2 ChristianityOssetic M
Ossetic of Azerbaijan
T
Persian1,4000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Polish1,0000.20 %91.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Romanian1,6004.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian126,0000.40 %58.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Rutul17,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamRutul M
Rutul of Azerbaijan
T
Shahseven2,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, South   
Tajik8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Tajik
 T
Talysh, Talyshon119,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTalyshP
Talysh, Talyshon
M
Talysh, Talyshon of Azerbaijan
T
Tatar27,0000.00 %1.50 %Y1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
 T
Tsakhur18,000Y0.00 %0.03 %Y1 IslamTsakhurP
Tsakhur
M
Tsakhur of Azerbaijan
T
Turk11,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Turk, Meskhetian11,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Turk, Meskhetian
 T
Udin4,000Y0.10 %100.00 %3 ChristianityUdi  T
Ukrainian23,0002.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Uzbek, Southern1,9000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUzbek, SouthernP
Uzbek, Southern
 T
Total People Groups:   40 9,786,000 11     25     32 17 29
Unclassified / Other Individuals 82,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 9,868,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
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Azerbaijan – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 25 62.5 % 9,458,000 96.7 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 5.0 % 20,000 0.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 9 22.5 % 300,000 3.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 3 7.5 % 6,800 0.1 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 2.5 % 900 0.0 %
Totals 40   9,786,000  


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.
Azerbaijan – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Armenianhye10Complete
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Avarava11NT
Azerbaijani, Northazj22Complete
Azerbaijani, Southazb22Complete
Belarusianbel10Complete
Budukhbdk11None
Chechenche11Complete
Dargwadar11Portions
Englisheng10Complete
Erzyamyv10NT
Georgiankat20Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Judeo-Tatjdt11Portions
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Khinalughkjj11None
Krytskry11None
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Laklbe11Portions
Language unknownxxx11None
Lezgilez11Portions
Osseticoss10Complete
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Romanianron20Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Rutulrut11Portions
Tajikitgk11Complete
Talyshtly11None
Tat, Muslimttt11None
Tatartat11Complete
Tsakhurtkr11Portions
Turkishtur11Complete
Udiudi10Portions
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Uzbek, Southernuzs11Portions
Totals: 36 40 25   30 20 26 23 12
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Azerbaijan – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.2 %
(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.
Azerbaijan – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Azerbaijan. Ministries in the Azerbaijan section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Central Asia 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.
Ministries in Azerbaijan   Ministries in Central Asia
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Azerbaijan – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 9,786,000
Percent Urbanization 54 %
Total People Groups 40
Unreached People Groups 25
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Azerbaijani, North
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 2.7%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.2%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.747 (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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