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Djibouti
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Djibouti – 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
Afar296,000Y0.00 %0.03 %Y1 IslamAfarP
Afar
M
Afar of Djibouti
T
Amhara, Ethiopian4,5001.10 %90.00 %3 ChristianityAmharicP
Amhara, Ethiopian
M
Amhara, Ethiopian of Djibouti
T
Arab, Omani5000.60 %3.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Omani SpokenP
Arab, Omani
 T
Arab, Yemeni80,0000.00 %0.11 %Y1 IslamArabic, Taizzi-Adeni SpokenP
Arab, Yemeni
M
Arab, Yemeni of Djibouti
T
Chinese, general1,6003.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
DeafY0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknown   
French2,5000.40 %65.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Somali, Issa500,0000.10 %0.20 %Y1 IslamSomaliP
Somali, Issa
M
Somali, Issa of Djibouti
T
South Asian, general1,8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHindiP
South Asian, general
 T
Tigrai, Tigrinya600Y14.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityTigrignaP
Tigrai, Tigrinya
 T
Tigre, Eritrean1,5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTigreP
Tigre, Eritrean
  
Total People Groups:   11 889,000 3     7     10 4 8
Unclassified / Other Individuals 11,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 900,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
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Djibouti – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 7 63.6 % 880,000 99.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 18.2 % 7,000 0.8 %
  4 - Partially reached 1 9.1 % 1,600 0.2 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 9.1 % 600 0.1 %
Totals 11   889,000  


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

Afar
296,000


Amhara, Ethiopian
4,500


Arab, Omani
500


Arab, Yemeni
80,000


Chinese, general
1,600


French
2,500


Somali, Issa
500,000


South Asian, general
1,800


Tigrai, Tigrinya
600


Tigre, Eritrean
1,500

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Djibouti – Languages
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Afaraar11NT
Amharicamh10Complete
Arabic, Omani Spokenacx11None
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spokenacq11None
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Language unknownxxx11None
Somalisom11Complete
Tigretig11Complete
Tigrignatir10Complete
Totals: 11 11 7   8 6 9 9 6
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Djibouti – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.1 %
(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.
Djibouti – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Djibouti. Ministries in the Djibouti section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the East and Southern 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.
Ministries in Djibouti   Ministries in East and Southern Africa
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Djibouti – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 889,000
Percent Urbanization 77 %
Total People Groups 11
Unreached People Groups 7
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National LanguageFrench
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 0.9%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 40 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.467 (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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