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Egypt – 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
Abaza, Arabized13,000Y0.00 %0.10 %Y1 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Abaza, Arabized
 T
Adyghe13,0000.00 %0.10 %Y1 IslamAdygheP
Adyghe
 T
Albanian, Shqip28,0001.00 %20.00 %2 IslamAlbanian, ToskP
Albanian, Shqip
  
Algerian, Arabic-speaking1,593,0000.01 %0.02 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Algerian, Arabic-speaking
 T
Amhara, Ethiopian6,6001.10 %60.00 %3 ChristianityAmharicP
Amhara, Ethiopian
M
Amhara, Ethiopian of Egypt
T
Arab92,0001.00 %6.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
Arab, Egyptian57,098,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
 T
Arab, Gulf1,494,0000.00 %1.10 %Y1 IslamArabic, Gulf SpokenP
Arab, Gulf
M
Arab, Gulf of Egypt
T
Arab, Lebanese147,0000.50 %31.00 %2 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
 T
Arab, Libyan337,0000.30 %2.50 %Y1 IslamArabic, Libyan SpokenP
Arab, Libyan
 T
Arab, Moroccan1,622,0000.01 %0.04 %Y1 IslamArabic, Moroccan SpokenP
Arab, Moroccan
 T
Arab, Palestinian71,0000.10 %1.60 %Y1 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Palestinian
M
Arab, Palestinian of Egypt
T
Arab, Saidi22,464,000Y4.00 %14.00 %4 IslamArabic, Saidi SpokenP
Arab, Saidi
  
Arab, Sudanese4,475,0000.20 %1.40 %Y1 IslamArabic, Sudanese SpokenP
Arab, Sudanese
M
Arab, Sudanese of Egypt
T
Arab, Yemeni183,0000.00 %0.08 %Y1 IslamArabic, Taizzi-Adeni SpokenP
Arab, Yemeni
M
Arab, Yemeni of Egypt
T
Armenian12,0008.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Baharia, Wahati28,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi SpokenP
Baharia, Wahati
 T
Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi1,007,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi SpokenP
Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi
M
Bedouin, Eastern Bedawi of Egypt
T
Beja, Bedawi1,050,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBedawiyetP
Beja, Bedawi
M
Beja, Bedawi of Egypt
T
Berber, Siwa22,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamSiwiP
Berber, Siwa
M
Berber, Siwa of Egypt
T
British18,0008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Chechen5,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChechenP
Chechen
 T
Chinese, general6,6008.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
DeafY1.00 %13.00 %2 IslamEgyptian Sign Language   
Filipino, Tagalog2,80012.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
French87,0001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fur3,8000.00 %0.04 %Y1 IslamFurP
Fur
 T
German28,0002.00 %64.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Greek55,0000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Italian95,0001.10 %83.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Jew, Egyptian Speaking100Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsArabic, Egyptian Spoken  T
Kharga, Selima32,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Libyan Spoken  T
Nubian, Arabized509,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Nubian, Arabized
M
Nubian, Arabized of Egypt
T
Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas360,000Y0.00 %0.05 %Y1 IslamNobiinP
Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas
 T
Nubian, Kunuz51,000Y0.00 %0.05 %Y1 IslamMattokki  T
Oromo, Tulama2,8000.90 %25.00 %2 IslamOromo, West CentralP
Oromo, Tulama
 T
Romani, Domari1,685,0000.50 %1.00 %Y1 IslamDomariP
Romani, Domari
M
Romani, Domari of Egypt
T
Romani, Halebi350,000Y0.00 %0.05 %Y1 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Romani, Halebi
M
Romani, Halebi of Egypt
T
Russian1,9001.20 %66.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
South Asian, general4,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUrduP
South Asian, general
 T
Tuareg, Algerian26,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Algerian Saharan SpokenP
Tuareg, Algerian
 T
Turk46,0000.00 %0.20 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Total People Groups:   42 95,126,000 13     25     38 11 33
Unclassified / Other Individuals 89,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 95,215,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
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Egypt – 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 59.5 % 14,981,000 15.7 %
  2 - Minimally reached 5 11.9 % 270,000 0.3 %
  3 - Superficially reached 6 14.3 % 274,000 0.3 %
  4 - Partially reached 5 11.9 % 79,599,000 83.7 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 2.4 % 2,800 0.0 %
Totals 42   95,126,000  


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.
Egypt – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
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Status
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Recordings
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Online
Adygheady11NT
Albanian, Toskals10Complete
Amharicamh10Complete
Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spokenaao11Need?
Arabic, Algerian Spokenarq11NT
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spokenavl22None
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz54NT
Arabic, Gulf Spokenafb11None
Arabic, Libyan Spokenayl22None
Arabic, Moroccan Spokenary11Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Arabic, Saidi Spokenaec10None
Arabic, South Levantine Spokenajp21Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spokenapd11NT
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spokenacq11None
Armenianhye10Complete
Bedawiyetbej11Portions
Chechenche11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Domarirmt11None
Egyptian Sign Languageesl10Portions
Englisheng10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Furfvr11None
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Italianita10Complete
Mattokkixnz11Portions
Nobiinfia11Portions
Oromo, West Centralgaz10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Siwisiz11None
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Urduurd11Complete
Totals: 35 42 25   26 17 26 31 15
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Egypt – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 3.4 %
(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.
Egypt – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Egypt. Ministries in the Egypt section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Middle East and North 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.
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Statistics
Population 95,126,000
Percent Urbanization 43 %
Total People Groups 42
Unreached People Groups 25
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National LanguageArabic, Egyptian Spoken
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 12.7%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 3.4%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 21 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.691 (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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