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Greece – 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
Albanian, Tosk441,0000.40 %33.00 %2 IslamAlbanian, ToskP
Albanian, Tosk
  
Americans, U.S.23,00028.90 %80.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab, Egyptian9,6003.90 %20.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, North Iraqi7,4000.20 %4.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, North Iraqi
 T
Arab, Saidi7,8004.00 %14.00 %4 IslamArabic, Saidi SpokenP
Arab, Saidi
  
Arab, Syrian5,7000.10 %9.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Greece
T
Armenian33,0008.70 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Aromanian209,000Y1.00 %84.00 %3 ChristianityAromanianP
Aromanian
 T
Arvanites152,0001.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityAlbanian, Arvanitika   
Assyrian2,0001.00 %95.00 %3 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
  
Austrian, Bavarian1,8000.50 %83.00 %3 ChristianityBavarian   
British14,0008.80 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bulgarian40,0001.90 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Chinese, general20,0003.00 %10.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Cypriots, Greek13,000Y0.40 %90.00 %3 ChristianityGreek   
Danish1,1003.50 %85.00 %4 ChristianityDanishP
Danish
  
DeafY0.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreek Sign Language M
Deaf of Greece
T
Dutch3,0004.30 %55.00 %4 ChristianityDutchP
Dutch
  
Filipino, Tagalog9,00012.30 %92.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Fleming1,8001.20 %63.00 %3 ChristianityVlaams   
French6,6001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Georgian11,0001.40 %85.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
  
German9,9002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
German Swiss1,5004.40 %76.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, SwissP
German Swiss
  
Greek8,911,000Y0.25 %95.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Italian8,1001.10 %82.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Japanese1,1000.50 %1.60 %Y1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
 T
Jew, Greek3,100Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsGreek  T
Jew, Spanish1,3000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsLadinoP
Jew, Spanish
 T
Kurd, Kurmanji22,0000.00 %0.01 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
 T
Macedonian156,000Y0.30 %65.00 %3 ChristianityMacedonianP
Macedonian
 T
Meglenite, Vlasi3,000Y0.30 %97.00 %3 ChristianityRomanian, Megleno   
Persian1,2000.10 %0.50 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Polish13,0000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Pomak32,000Y0.40 %2.00 %Y1 IslamBulgarianP
Pomak
M
Pomak of Greece
T
Pontic Greek392,000Y0.50 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPonticP
Pontic Greek
  
Romani, Balkan41,0000.50 %70.00 %3 ChristianityRomani, BalkanP
Romani, Balkan
M
Romani, Balkan of Greece
T
Romani, Greek50,000Y1.00 %85.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Romani, Greek
 T
Romani, Vlax, Lovari1,2005.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityRomani, VlaxP
Romani, Vlax, Lovari
M
Romani, Vlax, Lovari of Greece
T
Romanian23,0005.40 %97.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian13,0001.20 %65.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Serb4,1000.60 %80.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
South Asian, general126,0000.70 %4.00 %Y1 IslamUrduP
South Asian, general
 T
Swahili6,1000.30 %5.00 %Y1 IslamSwahiliP
Swahili
  
Swedish2,5006.90 %65.00 %4 ChristianitySwedishP
Swedish
  
Tajik5,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Tajik
  
Tsakonian1,500Y1.00 %95.00 %3 ChristianityTsakonian   
Turk51,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
M
Turk of Greece
T
Ukrainian14,0003.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
  
Yoruba5,6005.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba
  
Total People Groups:   50 10,911,000 11     11     42 6 22
Unclassified / Other Individuals 8,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 10,919,000  
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
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Greece – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 11 22.0 % 256,000 2.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 4.0 % 447,000 4.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 21 42.0 % 10,030,000 91.9 %
  4 - Partially reached 14 28.0 % 146,000 1.3 %
  5 - Significantly reached 2 4.0 % 32,000 0.3 %
Totals 50   10,911,000  


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.
Greece – 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
Albanian, Arvanitikaaat10NT
Albanian, Toskals10Complete
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spokenayp11None
Arabic, Saidi Spokenaec10None
Armenianhye10Complete
Aromanianrup10Portions
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Bavarianbar10Complete
Bulgarianbul21Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Danishdan10Complete
Dutchnld10Complete
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Georgiankat10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
German, Swissgsw10Complete
Greekell41Complete
Greek Sign Languagegss10None
Italianita10Complete
Japanesejpn11Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Ladinolad11Complete
Macedonianmkd10Complete
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Ponticpnt10None
Romani, Balkanrmn10NT
Romani, Vlaxrmy10NT
Romanianron10Complete
Romanian, Meglenoruq10Need?
Russianrus10Complete
Serbiansrp10Complete
Swahiliswh11Complete
Swedishswe10Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Tajikitgk11Complete
Tsakoniantsd10None
Turkishtur11Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Urduurd11Complete
Vlaamsvls10Portions
Yorubayor10Complete
Totals: 45 50 11   39 31 34 39 26
Data Notes
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Greece – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.4 %
(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.
Greece – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Greece. Ministries in the Greece 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 Greece   Ministries in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
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Country Level Ministries Size
AMG InternationalLarge
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
EntrustMedium
Fellowship International MissionMedium
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Global Outreach MissionMedium
Greater Europe MissionMedium
Hellenic MinistriesSmall
International Gospel OutreachMedium
Presbyterian Evangelistic FellowshipMedium
Ripe for Harvest IncorporatedMedium
United World MissionMedium
Ministries Listed:  12
 
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
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
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  45
Data Sources
 
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Greece – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 10,911,000
Percent Urbanization 78 %
Total People Groups 50
Unreached People Groups 11
Region Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Greek
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 88.3%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.4%  [2]
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.853 (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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