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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Albanian, general5,5000.40 %24.00 %2 Non-ReligiousAlbanian, Tosk M
Albanian, general of Belgium
 
Algerian, Arabic-speaking11,0000.50 %1.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Algerian, Arabic-speaking
 T
Americans, U.S.12,00030.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Amhara, Ethiopian1,0004.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityAmharicP
Amhara, Ethiopian
M
Amhara, Ethiopian of Belgium
 
Anglo-Australian80015.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Australian
  
Anglo-Canadian3,0009.00 %76.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Canadian
  
Arab, Egyptian1,5003.00 %7.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi6,7000.30 %2.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Belgium
T
Arab, Lebanese2,4004.00 %35.00 %4 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Arab, Libyan4,6000.07 %0.10 %Y1 IslamArabic, Libyan SpokenP
Arab, Libyan
  
Arab, Moroccan88,0000.07 %0.10 %Y1 IslamArabic, Moroccan SpokenP
Arab, Moroccan
 T
Arab, Tunisian4,5000.20 %0.30 %Y1 IslamArabic, Tunisian SpokenP
Arab, Tunisian
 T
Armenian10,00012.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
  
Assyrian2,2001.20 %91.00 %3 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
Austrian, Bavarian2,7000.30 %85.00 %3 ChristianityBavarian   
Azerbaijani1,0000.50 %1.00 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Azerbaijani
 T
Belarusian1,6002.00 %68.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Berber, Kabyle54,0001.50 %2.00 %Y1 IslamKabyleP
Berber, Kabyle
M
Berber, Kabyle of Belgium
T
Berber, Shawiya41,0000.07 %0.10 %Y1 IslamTachawitP
Berber, Shawiya
 T
Black African, general13,0004.00 %39.00 %4 IslamFrench   
Bosniak2,5000.40 %0.50 %Y1 IslamBosnianP
Bosniak
  
Brazilian, White6,50025.00 %86.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
British26,0006.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bulgarian19,0004.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
  
Chechen17,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChechenP
Chechen
 T
Chilean1,00012.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Chilean
  
Chinese, general10,0003.00 %12.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Colombian, Mestizo1,7007.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Colombian, Mestizo
  
Congolese, general24,00018.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityLingalaP
Congolese, general
  
Cuban7005.00 %56.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Czech3,1000.70 %25.00 %2 Non-ReligiousCzechP
Czech
  
Danish3,0003.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityDanishP
Danish
  
DeafY0.01 %62.72 %3 ChristianityFrench Belgian Sign Language   
Dominicans8006.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Dominicans
  
Dutch144,0004.00 %47.00 %4 Non-ReligiousDutchP
Dutch
  
Ecuadorian, Mestizo3,5005.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Ecuadorian, Mestizo
  
Estonian9004.00 %40.00 %4 Non-ReligiousEstonian, StandardP
Estonian
  
European, general49,0000.50 %65.00 %3 ChristianityEnglish   
Filipino, Tagalog3,40012.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Finnish3,20013.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityFinnishP
Finnish
  
Fleming6,378,000Y1.10 %68.95 %3 ChristianityVlaams  T
French151,0000.50 %76.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fula Jalon8,4000.50 %1.00 %Y1 IslamPularP
Fula Jalon
 T
Georgian3,1001.50 %85.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
  
German42,0002.00 %74.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
German Swiss2,2003.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, SwissP
German Swiss
  
Greek15,0000.20 %95.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Hungarian4,6002.00 %85.00 %3 ChristianityHungarianP
Hungarian
  
Hutu, Rundi2,30015.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityRundi   
Hutu, Rwandese4,90020.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityKinyarwandaP
Hutu, Rwandese
  
Irish3,9001.00 %95.00 %3 ChristianityEnglish   
Italian170,0000.50 %80.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Japanese4,6000.30 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
 T
Jew, French30,0000.10 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsFrenchP
Jew, French
 T
Kazakh2,6000.30 %0.50 %Y1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
 T
Khmer5001.00 %7.00 %2 BuddhismKhmerP
Khmer
 T
Korean80015.00 %35.00 %5 ChristianityKoreanP
Korean
  
Kurd, Kurmanji29,0000.07 %0.10 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
 T
Latin American, general12,00010.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Latvian1,20010.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityLatvian, Standard   
Lithuanian1,7001.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityLithuanianP
Lithuanian
  
Luxembourger4,6000.05 %95.00 %3 ChristianityLuxembourgish   
Macedonian6,2000.50 %85.00 %3 ChristianityMacedonianP
Macedonian
  
Mauritian7008.00 %51.00 %4 ChristianityMorisyen   
Mexican1,0008.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Mexican
  
Moldavian1,4005.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Mongol, Khalka8002.00 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMongolian, HalhP
Mongol, Khalka
  
Moor1,5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Moor
M
Moor of Belgium
 
Mossi80012.00 %30.00 %5 IslamMooreP
Mossi
  
Norwegian1,3006.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityNorwegianP
Norwegian
  
Persian5,9001.60 %2.00 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Peruvian1,20012.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Peruvian
  
Polish52,0000.12 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Portuguese36,0000.60 %94.00 %3 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Romani, Vlax16,00018.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityRomani, VlaxP
Romani, Vlax
M
Romani, Vlax of Belgium
T
Romanian36,0005.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian20,0000.30 %70.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Serb6,1001.00 %75.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
  
Slovak5,7001.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianitySlovakP
Slovak
  
Somali1,4001.00 %1.00 %Y1 IslamSomaliP
Somali
  
South Asian, general32,0000.80 %2.00 %Y1 IslamUrduP
South Asian, general
 T
Spaniard50,0000.15 %75.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Swedish4,6006.00 %57.00 %4 ChristianitySwedishP
Swedish
  
Tajik5,0000.02 %0.03 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Tajik
 T
Thai, Central3,5000.50 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai, Central
  
Turk43,0000.07 %0.10 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Ukrainian4,1003.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
  
Urdu9,5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUrduP
Urdu
M
Urdu of Belgium
 
Uzbek, Northern1,7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
  
Vietnamese1,30010.00 %17.00 %4 BuddhismVietnameseP
Vietnamese
  
Walloon3,580,000Y1.10 %69.98 %3 ChristianityWalloon  T
Wolof1,9002.00 %4.00 %Y1 IslamWolofP
Wolof
M
Wolof of Belgium
T
Total People Groups:   92 11,389,000 3     26     77 8 26
Unclassified / Other Individuals 55,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 11,444,000  
Data Notes
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Belgium – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 26 28.3 % 411,000 3.6 %
  2 - Minimally reached 3 3.3 % 9,100 0.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 23 25.0 % 10,585,000 92.9 %
  4 - Partially reached 26 28.3 % 296,000 2.6 %
  5 - Significantly reached 14 15.2 % 87,000 0.8 %
Totals 92   11,389,000  


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

Algerian, Arabic-speaking
11,000


Americans, U.S.
12,000


Amhara, Ethiopian
1,000


Anglo-Australian
800


Anglo-Canadian
3,000


Arab, Egyptian
1,500


Arab, Iraqi
6,700


Arab, Lebanese
2,400


Arab, Libyan
4,600


Arab, Moroccan
88,000


Arab, Tunisian
4,500


Armenian
10,000


Assyrian
2,200


Azerbaijani
1,000


Belarusian
1,600


Berber, Kabyle
54,000


Berber, Shawiya
41,000


Bosniak
2,500


British
26,000


Bulgarian
19,000


Chechen
17,000


Chilean
1,000


Chinese, general
10,000


Colombian, Mestizo
1,700


Congolese, general
24,000


Czech
3,100


Danish
3,000


Dominicans
800


Dutch
144,000


Ecuadorian, Mestizo
3,500


Estonian
900


Filipino, Tagalog
3,400


Finnish
3,200


French
151,000


Fula Jalon
8,400


Georgian
3,100


German
42,000


German Swiss
2,200


Greek
15,000


Hungarian
4,600


Hutu, Rwandese
4,900


Italian
170,000


Japanese
4,600


Jew, French
30,000


Kazakh
2,600


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Khmer
500


Korean
800


Kurd, Kurmanji
29,000


Lithuanian
1,700


Macedonian
6,200


Mexican
1,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Moldavian
1,400


Mongol, Khalka
800


Moor
1,500


Mossi
800


Norwegian
1,300


Persian
5,900


Peruvian
1,200


Polish
52,000


Portuguese
36,000


Romani, Vlax
16,000


Romanian
36,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
20,000


Serb
6,100


Slovak
5,700


Somali
1,400


South Asian, general
32,000


Spaniard
50,000


Swedish
4,600


Tajik
5,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Thai, Central
3,500


Turk
43,000


Ukrainian
4,100


Urdu
9,500


© Copyrighted Photo
Uzbek, Northern
1,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Vietnamese
1,300


Wolof
1,900

Belgium People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Belgium – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
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Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Albanian, Toskals10Complete
Amharicamh10Complete
Arabic, Algerian Spokenarq11NT
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Libyan Spokenayl11None
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11None
Arabic, Moroccan Spokenary11Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Arabic, Tunisian Spokenaeb11Portions
Armenianhye10Complete
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Azerbaijani, Northazj11Complete
Bavarianbar10Complete
Belarusianbel10Complete
Bosnianbos11Complete
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Chechenche11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Czechces10Complete
Danishdan10Complete
Dutchnld10Complete
Englisheng60Complete
Estonian, Standardekk10Complete
Finnishfin10Complete
Frenchfra31Complete
French Belgian Sign Languagesfb10None
Georgiankat10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
German, Swissgsw10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Hassaniyyamey11None
Hungarianhun10Complete
Italianita10Complete
Japanesejpn11Complete
Kabylekab11Complete
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Khmerkhm10Complete
Kinyarwandakin10Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Latvian, Standardlvs10Complete
Lingalalin10Complete
Lithuanianlit10Complete
Luxembourgishltz10Portions
Macedonianmkd10Complete
Mongolian, Halhkhk11Complete
Mooremos10Complete
Morisyenmfe10NT
Norwegiannor10Complete
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Portuguesepor20Complete
Pularfuf11NT
Romani, Vlaxrmy10NT
Romanianron20Complete
Rundirun10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Serbiansrp10Complete
Slovakslk10Complete
Somalisom11Complete
Spanishspa90Complete
Swedishswe10Complete
Tachawitshy11Portions
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Tajikitgk11Complete
Thaitha11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Urduurd22Complete
Uzbek, Northernuzn11Complete
Vietnamesevie10Complete
Vlaamsvls10Portions
Walloonwln10Portions
Wolofwol11NT
Totals: 74 92 26   70 57 65 70 41
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Belgium – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 1.3 %
(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.
Belgium – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Belgium. Ministries in the Belgium section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Western Europe 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 Belgium   Ministries in Western Europe
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Country Level Ministries Size
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l MinistriesMedium
Avant MinistriesMedium
Belgium Evangelical MissionMedium
Bibles and Literature in FrenchSmall
BMS World MissionMedium
Canadian Baptist International MinistriesMedium
Christian Associates InternationalSmall
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Evangelical Baptist MissionsMedium
Evangelism Explosion InternationalMedium
FEBInternationalMedium
Fellowship International MissionMedium
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Greater Europe MissionMedium
International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchMedium
Ministries Listed:  15
 
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
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
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
Educational Services InternationalMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Lutheran Church - Missouri SynodMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
One Mission SocietyMedium
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:  39
Data Sources
 
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Belgium – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 11,389,000
Percent Urbanization 98 %
Total People Groups 92
Unreached People Groups 26
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Vlaams
Secondary National LanguageFrench
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 67.2%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 1.3%  [2]
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.881 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
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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