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Albania – 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
Albanian, Gheg1,203,000Y0.40 %36.00 %2 IslamAlbanian, GhegP
Albanian, Gheg
M
Albanian, Gheg of Albania
T
Albanian, Tosk1,569,000Y0.40 %17.00 %2 IslamAlbanian, ToskP
Albanian, Tosk
M
Albanian, Tosk of Albania
T
Americans, U.S.2,10033.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
  
Anglo-Canadian80010.50 %78.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Canadian
  
Aromanian7,300Y0.80 %95.00 %3 ChristianityAromanianP
Aromanian
 T
Ashkali3,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAlbanian, Tosk  T
DeafY0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAlbanian Sign Language  T
Egyptian, Balkan3,0000.00 %4.00 %Y1 IslamAlbanian, Tosk  T
European, general6,3000.50 %65.00 %3 ChristianityEnglish   
Gorani35,000Y0.00 %5.00 %Y1 IslamSerbianP
Gorani
M
Gorani of Albania
T
Greek28,0000.20 %90.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
M
Greek of Albania
T
Italian7,8001.10 %87.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Macedonian5,500Y1.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityMacedonianP
Macedonian
 T
Montenegrin1,3000.14 %70.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Montenegrin
  
Romani, Vlax7,3006.00 %25.00 %4 IslamRomani, VlaxP
Romani, Vlax
M
Romani, Vlax of Albania
T
Serb1,300Y0.05 %69.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
Turk1,7000.00 %0.01 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
  
Total People Groups:   17 2,882,000 8     5     13 5 11
Unclassified / Other Individuals 29,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 2,911,000  
Other reported groups:  3  
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Albania – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 5 29.4 % 43,000 1.5 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 11.8 % 2,772,000 96.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 7 41.2 % 58,000 2.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 1 5.9 % 7,300 0.3 %
  5 - Significantly reached 2 11.8 % 2,900 0.1 %
Totals 17   2,882,000  


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.
Albania – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Albanian, Gheg
1,203,000


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Albanian, Tosk
1,569,000


Americans, U.S.
2,100


Anglo-Canadian
800


Aromanian
7,300


© Copyrighted Photo
Gorani
35,000


Greek
28,000


Italian
7,800


Macedonian
5,500


Montenegrin
1,300


Romani, Vlax
7,300


Serb
1,300


Turk
1,700

Albania People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Albania – Languages
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Language
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Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
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Audio NT
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Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Albanian Sign Languagesqk11Need?
Albanian, Ghegaln10Complete
Albanian, Toskals32Complete
Aromanianrup10Portions
Englisheng30Complete
Greekell10Complete
Italianita10Complete
Macedonianmkd10Complete
Romani, Vlaxrmy10NT
Serbiansrp31Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Totals: 11 17 5   10 9 10 9 7
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Albania – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.4 %
(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.
Albania – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Albania. Ministries in the Albania section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Eastern Europe and Eurasia 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 Albania   Ministries in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
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Country Level Ministries Size
Act BeyondMedium
Albanian Evangelical MissionSmall
Alongside Ministries, InternationalSmall
AMG InternationalLarge
Apostolic Team Ministries, InternationalSmall
BILD InternationalSmall
BMS World MissionMedium
CAM InternationalMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
ChristarMedium
Christian Aid MissionLarge
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Commission to Every NationMedium
East-West Ministries InternationalMedium
Eastern Mennonite MissionsMedium
European Christian Mission International, USAMedium
Fellowship of Evangelical ChurchesSmall
Foursquare Missions InternationalMedium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World MissionsMedium
Globe InternationalMedium
Gospel Fellowship AssociationMedium
Greater Europe MissionMedium
Greater Grace World Outreach MissionsMedium
International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchMedium
LifeWindMedium
Mission Possible FoundationMedium
Reformed Church in AmericaMedium
Rosedale Mennonite MissionsMedium
Virginia Mennonite Board of MissionsSmall
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, World MissionsSmall
Ministries Listed:  30
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Christian Church of North America - MissionsSmall
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
Cooperative Baptist FellowshipMedium
Eastern European OutreachSmall
Educational Services InternationalMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
International Christian Ministries CanadaSmall
International Street Kids Outreach MinistriesMedium
Lutheran Church - Missouri SynodMedium
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
New Hope InternationalMedium
One Mission SocietyMedium
Open Bible ChurchesSmall
People International USAMedium
PioneersMedium
Salvation ArmyMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
Team ExpansionMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
United World MissionMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  46
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Albania – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 2,882,000
Percent Urbanization 56 %
Total People Groups 17
Unreached People Groups 5
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Albanian, Gheg
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 26.2%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.4%  [2]
Country Progress Level 2
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.764 (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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