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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Abkhaz5,0001.50 %72.00 %3 ChristianityAbkhazP
Abkhaz
  
Adyghe2,0000.05 %0.07 %1 IslamAdygheP
Adyghe
 T
Albanian, Tosk33,0000.50 %30.00 %2 IslamAlbanian, ToskP
Albanian, Tosk
  
Algerian, Arabic-speaking228,0000.20 %0.30 %1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Algerian, Arabic-speaking
 T
Americans, U.S.110,00028.90 %80.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Amhara, Ethiopian5,7004.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityAmharicP
Amhara, Ethiopian
M
Amhara, Ethiopian of Germany
T
Arab, Iraqi5,0000.30 %1.00 %1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Germany
T
Arab, Moroccan46,0000.05 %0.50 %1 IslamArabic, Moroccan SpokenP
Arab, Moroccan
 T
Arab, Syrian119,0000.10 %6.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Germany
 
Arab, Tunisian26,0000.05 %0.20 %1 IslamArabic, Tunisian SpokenP
Arab, Tunisian
 T
Armenian41,0008.70 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Assyrian8002.00 %95.00 %3 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
Austrian, Bavarian6,066,0000.50 %83.00 %3 ChristianityBavarian   
Azerbaijani15,0000.40 %0.80 %1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Azerbaijani
 T
Basque33,0001.00 %94.00 %3 ChristianityBasqueP
Basque
 T
Belarusian5,4001.30 %71.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Berber, Shawiya1,5000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTachawitP
Berber, Shawiya
 T
Black African, general244,0006.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianitySwahili   
Bosniak285,0000.10 %0.40 %1 IslamBosnianP
Bosniak
 T
British105,0008.80 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bulgarian185,0001.90 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Cape Verdean3,0007.50 %97.78 %4 ChristianityKabuverdianuP
Cape Verdean
  
Catalonian49,0000.50 %75.00 %3 ChristianityCatalanP
Catalonian
  
Chaldean3,0002.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityChaldean Neo-AramaicP
Chaldean
 T
Chechen12,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamChechenP
Chechen
 T
Chinese, general111,0005.70 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousGerman, StandardP
Chinese, general
  
Croat265,0000.40 %92.00 %3 ChristianityCroatianP
Croat
 T
Czech33,0000.70 %26.00 %2 Non-ReligiousCzechP
Czech
  
Danish21,0003.50 %85.00 %4 ChristianityDanishP
Danish
  
Deaf165,000Y64.25 %3 ChristianityGerman Sign Language   
Dutch146,0004.30 %47.00 %4 Non-ReligiousDutchP
Dutch
  
Estonian81,0004.90 %45.00 %4 Non-ReligiousEstonian, StandardP
Estonian
  
Filipino, Tagalog39,00012.30 %92.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
French124,0001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Frisian, Eastern2,000Y2.00 %72.00 %3 ChristianitySaxon, East Frisian Low   
Frisian, Northern58,000Y2.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityFrisian, Northern   
Galician41,0000.30 %96.00 %3 ChristianityGalicianP
Galician
  
German59,092,000Y2.40 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
German Swiss33,0004.40 %76.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, SwissP
German Swiss
  
German, Kolsch285,000Y2.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityRipuarian   
Greek331,0000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Hungarian158,0002.80 %88.00 %4 ChristianityHungarianP
Hungarian
  
Italian579,0001.10 %82.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Japanese24,0000.50 %1.50 %1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
 T
Javanese2,4006.00 %16.00 %4 IslamJavaneseP
Javanese
  
Jew, German70,000Y0.10 %0.50 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGerman, StandardP
Jew, German
 T
Jew, Western Yiddish-Speakin49,0000.10 %0.50 %1 Ethnic ReligionsYiddish, Western  T
Kabardian14,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKabardianP
Kabardian
M
Kabardian of Germany
T
Kazakh5,0000.02 %0.10 %1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
 T
Khmer13,0002.00 %4.00 %1 BuddhismKhmerP
Khmer
  
Korean15,00016.80 %31.00 %5 Non-ReligiousKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kurd, Kurmanji537,0000.05 %0.20 %1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
M
Kurd, Kurmanji of Germany
T
Latvian9,1007.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityLatvian, StandardP
Latvian
  
Laz, Lazuri1,0002.00 %4.00 %1 IslamLazP
Laz, Lazuri
  
Lithuanian40,0001.10 %85.00 %3 ChristianityLithuanianP
Lithuanian
  
Luxembourger15,0000.50 %82.00 %3 ChristianityLuxembourgish   
Macedonian69,0000.20 %66.00 %3 ChristianityMacedonianP
Macedonian
 T
Mainfrankisch4,878,000Y2.00 %75.00 %3 ChristianityEastern Franconian   
Mennonites89,000Y4.00 %98.00 %4 ChristianityPlautdietschP
Mennonites
  
Mongol, Khalka1,5001.40 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsMongolian, HalhP
Mongol, Khalka
  
Pashtun, Northern38,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPashto, NorthernP
Pashtun, Northern
 T
Persian98,0000.05 %0.50 %1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Polish679,0000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
 T
Portuguese132,0003.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Romani, Balkan2,1002.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityRomani, BalkanP
Romani, Balkan
 T
Romani, German65,000Y2.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, Standard   
Romani, Sinte80,0001.50 %65.00 %3 ChristianityRomani, SinteP
Romani, Sinte
 T
Romani, Vlax5,0002.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityRomani, VlaxP
Romani, Vlax
M
Romani, Vlax of Germany
T
Romanian358,0005.40 %97.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian223,0001.20 %67.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Saterfriesen2,000Y1.50 %80.00 %3 ChristianitySaterfriesisch   
Saxon, Low1,000Y2.20 %75.00 %4 ChristianitySaxon, Low   
Saxon, Upper2,032,000Y1.80 %70.00 %3 ChristianitySaxon, Upper   
Serb254,0000.60 %80.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
Slovene81,0000.10 %54.00 %3 ChristianitySloveneP
Slovene
  
Sorb, Lower Lusatian7,200Y1.50 %70.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, Standard   
Sorb, Wend18,000Y1.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, Standard   
South Asian, general192,0000.20 %3.00 %1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
 T
Spaniard148,0001.00 %77.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Swabian813,000Y0.50 %65.00 %3 ChristianitySwabianP
Swabian
  
Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo20,0000.90 %95.00 %3 ChristianityTuroyoP
Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo
M
Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo of Germany
 
Tajik25,0000.10 %0.30 %1 IslamTajikP
Tajik
 T
Tamil (Hindu traditions)34,0003.00 %6.00 %4 HinduismTamilP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
  
Thai, Central21,0000.20 %0.40 %1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai, Central
 T
Tigrai, Tigrinya25,00010.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityTigrignaP
Tigrai, Tigrinya
  
Turk1,539,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Ukrainian129,0003.80 %79.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Urdu22,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamUrduP
Urdu
M
Urdu of Germany
T
Vietnamese65,0001.80 %9.00 %2 BuddhismVietnameseP
Vietnamese
  
Yazidi50,0000.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKurdish, NorthernP
Yazidi
 T
Yeniche16,000Y1.40 %60.00 %3 ChristianityYeniche   
Zaza-Alevi30,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamZazaki, NorthernP
Zaza-Alevi
 T
Total People Groups:   92 82,229,000 16     27      76 8 42
Unclassified / Other Individuals 64,000  
UN Country Population (2018) 82,293,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
Data Notes
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Germany – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 27 29.3 % 3,350,000 4.1 %
  2 - Minimally reached 4 4.3 % 250,000 0.3 %
  3 - Superficially reached 37 40.2 % 17,645,000 21.5 %
  4 - Partially reached 21 22.8 % 60,820,000 74.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 3 3.3 % 164,000 0.2 %
Totals 92   82,229,000  


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

Abkhaz
5,000


Adyghe
2,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Albanian, Tosk
33,000


Algerian, Arabic-speaking
228,000


Americans, U.S.
110,000


Amhara, Ethiopian
5,700


Arab, Iraqi
5,000


Arab, Moroccan
46,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Syrian
119,000


Arab, Tunisian
26,000


Armenian
41,000


Assyrian
800


Azerbaijani
15,000


Basque
33,000


Belarusian
5,400


Berber, Shawiya
1,500


Bosniak
285,000


British
105,000


Bulgarian
185,000


Cape Verdean
3,000


Catalonian
49,000


Chaldean
3,000


Chechen
12,000


Chinese, general
111,000


Croat
265,000


Czech
33,000


Danish
21,000


Dutch
146,000


Estonian
81,000


Filipino, Tagalog
39,000


French
124,000


Galician
41,000


German
59,092,000


German Swiss
33,000


Greek
331,000


Hungarian
158,000


Italian
579,000


Japanese
24,000


Javanese
2,400


Jew, German
70,000


Kabardian
14,000


Kazakh
5,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Khmer
13,000


Korean
15,000


Kurd, Kurmanji
537,000


Latvian
9,100


Laz, Lazuri
1,000


Lithuanian
40,000


Macedonian
69,000


Mennonites
89,000


Mongol, Khalka
1,500


Pashtun, Northern
38,000


Persian
98,000


Polish
679,000


Portuguese
132,000


Romani, Balkan
2,100


© Copyrighted Photo
Romani, Sinte
80,000


Romani, Vlax
5,000


Romanian
358,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
223,000


Serb
254,000


Slovene
81,000


South Asian, general
192,000


Spaniard
148,000


Swabian
813,000


Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo
20,000


Tajik
25,000


Tamil (Hindu traditions)
34,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Thai, Central
21,000


Tigrai, Tigrinya
25,000


Turk
1,539,000


Ukrainian
129,000


Urdu
22,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Vietnamese
65,000


Yazidi
50,000


Zaza-Alevi
30,000

Germany People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Germany – Languages
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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
Adygheady11NT
Albanian, Toskals10Complete
Amharicamh10Complete
Arabic, Algerian Spokenarq11NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11NT
Arabic, Moroccan Spokenary11NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Arabic, Tunisian Spokenaeb11NT
Armenianhye10Complete
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Azerbaijani, Northazj11Complete
Basqueeus10Complete
Bavarianbar10Complete
Belarusianbel10Complete
Bosnianbos11Complete
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Catalancat10Complete
Chaldean Neo-Aramaiccld10NT
Chechenche11Complete
Croatianhrv10Complete
Czechces10Complete
Danishdan10Complete
Dutchnld10Complete
Eastern Franconianvmf10Portions
Englisheng20Complete
Estonian, Standardekk10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Frisian, Northernfrr10Portions
Galicianglg10Complete
German Sign Languagegsg10Portions
German, Standarddeu61Complete
German, Swissgsw10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Hungarianhun10Complete
Italianita10Complete
Japanesejpn11Complete
Javanesejav10Complete
Kabardiankbd11NT
Kabuverdianukea10Complete
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Khmerkhm11Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr22Complete
Latvian, Standardlvs10Complete
Lazlzz11None
Lithuanianlit10Complete
Luxembourgishltz10NT
Macedonianmkd10Complete
Mongolian, Halhkhk11Complete
Pashto, Northernpbu11Complete
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Plautdietschpdt10Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Portuguesepor10Complete
Ripuarianksh10Portions
Romani, Balkanrmn10Complete
Romani, Sintermo10NT
Romani, Vlaxrmy10NT
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Saterfriesischstq10Need?
Saxon, East Frisian Lowfrs10Need?
Saxon, Lownds10Complete
Saxon, Uppersxu10Portions
Serbiansrp10Complete
Sloveneslv10Complete
Spanishspa10Complete
Swabianswg10Complete
Swahiliswh10Complete
Tachawitshy11Portions
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Tajiktgk11Complete
Tamiltam10Complete
Thaitha11Complete
Tigrignatir10Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Turoyotru10NT
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Urduurd11Complete
Vietnamesevie10Complete
Yenicheyec10Need?
Yiddish, Westernyih11Complete
Zazaki, Northernkiu11Portions
Totals: 85 92 27   81 51 68 75 42
Data Notes
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Germany – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 2.1 %
(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.
Germany – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Germany. Ministries in the Germany 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 Germany   Ministries in Western Europe
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Country Level Ministries Size
Artists in Christian TestimonyMedium
Avant MinistriesMedium
Biblical Ministries WorldwideMedium
Cadence InternationalMedium
Chosen People MinistriesSmall
ChristarMedium
Christian Associates InternationalSmall
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
CrossWorldMedium
Dorothea MissionMedium
Eastern Mennonite MissionsMedium
Encompass World PartnersMedium
European Christian Mission International, USAMedium
Evangelical Baptist MissionsMedium
Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMedium
Evangelical Presbyterian ChurchMedium
Fellowship International MissionMedium
Global Outreach MissionMedium
Globe InternationalMedium
Go Ye FellowshipMedium
Good Shepherd MinistriesSmall
Gospel Fellowship AssociationMedium
Great Commission Ministries IncorporatedMedium
Greater Europe MissionMedium
Greater Grace World Outreach MissionsMedium
International MessengersMedium
International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchMedium
Janz Team Ministries USASmall
Japan Christian LinkSmall
Jews for JesusMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
New Mission Systems InternationalMedium
Open Door LibrariesSmall
Operation MobilizationLarge
Reformed Episcopal Board of Foreign MissionsSmall
Ripe for Harvest IncorporatedMedium
Turkish World OutreachMedium
UFM WorldwideMedium
World Harvest MissionMedium
World Witness, Associate Reformed Presbyterian ChurchMedium
Ministries Listed:  40
 
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
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Lutheran Church - Missouri SynodMedium
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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Germany – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 82,229,000
Percent Urbanization 76 %
Total People Groups 92
Unreached People Groups 27
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Official National Language German, Standard
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 64.4%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 2.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.926 (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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