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Jordan – 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
Adyghe83,0000.02 %0.02 %Y1 IslamAdygheP
Adyghe
M
Adyghe of Jordan
T
Americans, U.S.1,40024.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
  
Arab, Bedouin942,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamArabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi SpokenP
Arab, Bedouin
 T
Arab, Egyptian18,0004.00 %12.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi1,151,0000.30 %1.60 %Y1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Jordan
T
Arab, Jordanian1,197,000Y0.30 %2.50 %Y1 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Jordanian
M
Arab, Jordanian of Jordan
T
Arab, North Iraqi60,0000.20 %0.70 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, North Iraqi
 T
Arab, Palestinian3,763,000Y0.30 %1.80 %Y1 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Palestinian
M
Arab, Palestinian of Jordan
T
Arab, Saudi - Najdi70,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamArabic, Najdi SpokenP
Arab, Saudi - Najdi
M
Arab, Saudi - Najdi of Jordan
T
Arab, Syrian389,0000.10 %6.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Jordan
T
Armenian7,0004.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk6,1000.08 %0.15 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, SouthP
Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk
M
Azerbaijani, Azeri Turk of Jordan
 
British9,7009.00 %61.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Chechen3,4000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChechenP
Chechen
 T
DeafY0.05 %2.00 %Y1 IslamJordanian Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
Druze33,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Other / SmallArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Druze
M
Druze of Jordan
T
Filipino, Tagalog6,80012.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Greek1,5000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Kabardian84,0000.04 %0.05 %Y1 IslamKabardianP
Kabardian
M
Kabardian of Jordan
T
Kurd, Kurmanji5,7000.05 %0.10 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
 T
Romani, Domari35,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDomariP
Romani, Domari
 T
Turkmen7,6000.00 %2.00 %Y1 IslamTurkmenP
Turkmen
M
Turkmen of Jordan
T
Total People Groups:   22 7,874,000 6     15     22 10 17
Unclassified / Other Individuals 3,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 7,877,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
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Jordan – 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 68.2 % 7,441,000 94.5 %
  2 - Minimally reached 1 4.5 % 389,000 4.9 %
  3 - Superficially reached 1 4.5 % 1,500 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 3 13.6 % 35,000 0.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 2 9.1 % 8,200 0.1 %
Totals 22   7,874,000  


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  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.
Jordan – Languages
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Language
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Primary
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Online
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Recordings
Online
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Online
Adygheady11NT
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spokenavl11None
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11None
Arabic, Najdi Spokenars11Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc21Portions
Arabic, North Mesopotamian Spokenayp11None
Arabic, South Levantine Spokenajp22Portions
Armenianhye10Complete
Azerbaijani, Southazb11Complete
Chechenche11Complete
Domarirmt11None
Englisheng20Complete
Greekell10Complete
Jordanian Sign Languagejos11None
Kabardiankbd11NT
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Turkmentuk11NT
Totals: 19 22 15   14 9 14 17 6
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Jordan – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.3 %
(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.
Jordan – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Jordan. Ministries in the Jordan 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.
Ministries in Jordan   Ministries in Middle East and North Africa
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Jordan – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 7,874,000
Percent Urbanization 83 %
Total People Groups 22
Unreached People Groups 15
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National LanguageArabic, South Levantine Spoken
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 2.1%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.3%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 27 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.745 (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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