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Georgia – 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
Abkhaz129,000Y1.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityAbkhazP
Abkhaz
M
Abkhaz of Georgia
T
Armenian212,0002.00 %94.00 %3 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
M
Armenian of Georgia
T
Assyrian3,0001.00 %95.00 %3 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
Avar2,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAvarP
Avar
M
Avar of Georgia
T
Azerbaijani239,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Azerbaijani
M
Azerbaijani of Georgia
T
Batsi, Tsova-Tush3,200Y0.50 %100.00 %3 ChristianityBats  T
Belarusian6,3001.30 %71.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Bezhta1,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBezhta M
Bezhta of Georgia
T
Bohtan, Neo-Aramaic900Y0.50 %90.00 %3 ChristianityBohtan Neo-Aramaic   
Bulgarian5001.90 %85.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Chechen, Kists9,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChechenP
Chechen, Kists
 T
DeafY1.50 %79.00 %3 ChristianityLanguage unknown   
Estonian1,6004.90 %45.00 %4 Non-ReligiousEstonian, StandardP
Estonian
  
Georgian, Gruzin2,761,000Y1.50 %87.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian, Gruzin
M
Georgian, Gruzin of Georgia
T
German1,1002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Ghunzib, Hunzib4000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHunzib   
Greek90,0000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityUrumP
Greek
M
Greek of Georgia
T
Inghiloi6,200Y0.50 %10.00 %2 IslamGeorgian  T
Jew, Georgian2,500Y0.20 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsJudeo-GeorgianP
Jew, Georgian
M
Jew, Georgian of Georgia
T
Kazakh1,9000.70 %12.00 %2 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
 T
Kurd, Kurmanji2,3000.10 %0.50 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
M
Kurd, Kurmanji of Georgia
T
Laz, Lazuri900Y0.00 %1.00 %Y1 IslamLazP
Laz, Lazuri
M
Laz, Lazuri of Georgia
T
Lezgin2,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLezgiP
Lezgin
 T
Mingrelian344,000Y1.40 %90.00 %3 ChristianityMingrelianP
Mingrelian
M
Mingrelian of Georgia
T
Moldavian2,1003.70 %73.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Ossetic34,000Y1.00 %55.00 %3 ChristianityOssetic M
Ossetic of Georgia
T
Polish1,5000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Pontic Greek14,0001.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPonticP
Pontic Greek
  
Romani, Vlax1,3000.50 %20.00 %2 IslamRomani, VlaxP
Romani, Vlax
M
Romani, Vlax of Georgia
T
Russian26,0001.20 %67.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Svanetian, Mushwan15,000Y1.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianitySvanP
Svanetian, Mushwan
 T
Tajik9000.00 %1.00 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Tajik
 T
Tatar3,0000.00 %2.00 %Y1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
 T
Turk2,9000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
M
Turk of Georgia
T
Turk, Meskhetian1,500Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamGeorgianP
Turk, Meskhetian
 T
Udin2002.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityUdi M
Udin of Georgia
T
Ukrainian6,0003.80 %79.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Uzbek, Northern9000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
 T
Yazidi31,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsGeorgianP
Yazidi
 T
Total People Groups:   39 3,961,000 13     15     31 15 29
Unclassified / Other Individuals 19,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 3,980,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
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Georgia – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 15 38.5 % 300,000 7.6 %
  2 - Minimally reached 3 7.7 % 9,400 0.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 17 43.6 % 3,641,000 91.9 %
  4 - Partially reached 4 10.3 % 11,000 0.3 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 39   3,961,000  


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

Abkhaz
129,000


Armenian
212,000


Assyrian
3,000


Avar
2,000


Azerbaijani
239,000


Belarusian
6,300


Bulgarian
500


Chechen, Kists
9,000


Estonian
1,600


Georgian, Gruzin
2,761,000


German
1,100


Greek
90,000


Jew, Georgian
2,500


Kazakh
1,900


Kurd, Kurmanji
2,300


Laz, Lazuri
900


Lezgin
2,600


Mingrelian
344,000


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Moldavian
2,100


Polish
1,500


Pontic Greek
14,000


Romani, Vlax
1,300


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
26,000


Svanetian, Mushwan
15,000


Tajik
900


© Copyrighted Photo
Tatar
3,000


Turk
2,900


Turk, Meskhetian
1,500


Ukrainian
6,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Uzbek, Northern
900


Yazidi
31,000

Georgia People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Georgia – 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
Abkhazabk10NT
Armenianhye10Complete
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Avarava11NT
Azerbaijani, Northazj11Complete
Batsbbl10None
Belarusianbel10Complete
Bezhtakap11Portions
Bohtan Neo-Aramaicbhn10Need?
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Chechenche11Complete
Estonian, Standardekk10Complete
Georgiankat42Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Hunzibhuz11None
Judeo-Georgianjge11Need?
Kazakhkaz10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Language unknownxxx10None
Lazlzz11Need?
Lezgilez11Portions
Mingrelianxmf10None
Osseticoss10Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Ponticpnt10None
Romani, Vlaxrmy10NT
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Svansva10None
Tajikitgk11Complete
Tatartat11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Udiudi10Portions
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Urumuum10None
Uzbek, Northernuzn11Complete
Totals: 36 39 15   26 19 23 25 13
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Georgia – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 1.4 %
(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.
Georgia – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Georgia. Ministries in the Georgia 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 Georgia   Ministries in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
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Country Level Ministries Size
Church Leadership Development InternationalSmall
EntrustMedium
International Gospel OutreachMedium
Ministries Listed:  3
 
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 God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
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:  48
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Georgia – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 3,961,000
Percent Urbanization 53 %
Total People Groups 39
Unreached People Groups 15
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Georgian
Secondary National LanguageRussian
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 79.8%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 1.4%  [2]
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.744 (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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