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Bulgaria
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Bulgaria – 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
Adyghe5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAdygheP
Adyghe
M
Adyghe of Bulgaria
T
Albanian, Gheg1,0000.30 %31.00 %2 IslamAlbanian, GhegP
Albanian, Gheg
M
Albanian, Gheg of Bulgaria
 
Arab11,0000.30 %5.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
Armenian6,2002.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Aromanian14,0000.80 %90.00 %3 ChristianityAromanianP
Aromanian
 T
British2,5009.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bulgarian5,885,000Y1.90 %94.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Chinese, general1,9003.00 %10.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Czech8,9000.60 %26.00 %2 Non-ReligiousCzechP
Czech
  
DeafY1.90 %79.91 %3 ChristianityBulgarian Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
Gagauzi Turk1,2007.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityGagauzP
Gagauzi Turk
  
German8006.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Greek1,3000.18 %95.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Jew, Bulgarian1,100Y0.10 %0.50 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsBulgarianP
Jew, Bulgarian
 T
Karakachan2,4001.00 %95.00 %3 ChristianityGreek   
Macedonian1,6000.50 %90.00 %3 ChristianityMacedonianP
Macedonian
 T
Millet89,000Y3.00 %19.00 %4 IslamTurkishP
Millet
  
Moldavian9003.70 %74.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Palityan, Bogomil800Y0.50 %75.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarian   
Polish8000.20 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Pomak67,000Y0.30 %1.20 %Y1 IslamBulgarianP
Pomak
M
Pomak of Bulgaria
T
Romani, Balkan95,000Y3.46 %65.00 %4 ChristianityRomani, BalkanP
Romani, Balkan
 T
Romani, Bulgarian230,000Y3.00 %51.00 %4 ChristianityBulgarianP
Romani, Bulgarian
  
Romani, Vlax1,7005.00 %68.00 %4 ChristianityRomani, VlaxP
Romani, Vlax
M
Romani, Vlax of Bulgaria
T
Russian9,5001.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Serb5000.30 %85.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
Tatar, Crimean1,3000.10 %0.50 %Y1 IslamCrimean TatarP
Tatar, Crimean
 T
Turk560,0000.01 %0.10 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
M
Turk of Bulgaria
T
Ukrainian1,7005.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
  
Vietnamese1,7000.40 %5.00 %Y1 BuddhismVietnameseP
Vietnamese
 T
Yoruk, Balkan Gagauz Turkish1,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBalkan Gagauz TurkishP
Yoruk, Balkan Gagauz Turkish
 T
Total People Groups:   31 7,000,000 9     8     29 5 17
Unclassified / Other Individuals 45,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 7,045,000  
Other reported groups:  9  
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Bulgaria – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 8 25.8 % 644,000 9.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 6.5 % 9,900 0.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 11 35.5 % 5,922,000 84.6 %
  4 - Partially reached 10 32.3 % 425,000 6.1 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 31   7,000,000  


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

Adyghe
500


Albanian, Gheg
1,000


Arab
11,000


Armenian
6,200


Aromanian
14,000


British
2,500


Bulgarian
5,885,000


Chinese, general
1,900


Czech
8,900


Deaf
Unknown


Gagauzi Turk
1,200


German
800


Greek
1,300


Jew, Bulgarian
1,100


Macedonian
1,600


Millet
89,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Moldavian
900


Polish
800


Pomak
67,000


Romani, Balkan
95,000


Romani, Bulgarian
230,000


Romani, Vlax
1,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
9,500


Serb
500


© Copyrighted Photo
Tatar, Crimean
1,300


Turk
560,000


Ukrainian
1,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Vietnamese
1,700


Yoruk, Balkan Gagauz Turkish
1,000

Bulgaria People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Bulgaria – Languages
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Language
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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
Adygheady11NT
Albanian, Ghegaln10Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc11Portions
Armenianhye10Complete
Aromanianrup10Portions
Balkan Gagauz Turkishbgx11None
Bulgarianbul52Complete
Bulgarian Sign Languagebqn10None
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Crimean Tatarcrh11Complete
Czechces10Complete
Englisheng10Complete
Gagauzgag10NT
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell20Complete
Macedonianmkd10Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Romani, Balkanrmn10Complete
Romani, Vlaxrmy10NT
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Serbiansrp10Complete
Turkishtur21Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Vietnamesevie11Complete
Totals: 25 31 8   23 18 22 22 17
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Bulgaria – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 1.8 %
(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.
Bulgaria – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Bulgaria. Ministries in the Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria   Ministries in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
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Country Level Ministries Size
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l MinistriesMedium
AMG InternationalLarge
Christian Aid MissionLarge
Christian Witness to IsraelSmall
Church of God, Anderson, IndianaMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
EntrustMedium
Greater Grace World Outreach MissionsMedium
IntegraSmall
International Gospel OutreachMedium
Macedonian World Baptist MissionsMedium
Mission Possible FoundationMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
New Mission Systems InternationalMedium
Presbyterian Evangelistic FellowshipMedium
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, World MissionsSmall
World Partners USAMedium
Ministries Listed:  17
 
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
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
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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Bulgaria – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 7,000,000
Percent Urbanization 74 %
Total People Groups 31
Unreached People Groups 8
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Bulgarian
Secondary National LanguageTurkish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 82.4%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 1.8%  [2]
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.794 (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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