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Kyrgyzstan – 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
Armenian3,7009.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
  
Avar7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAvarP
Avar
 T
Azerbaijani20,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Azerbaijani
M
Azerbaijani of Kyrgyzstan
T
Balkar2,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKarachay-BalkarP
Balkar
 T
Bashkir2,6000.50 %8.00 %2 IslamBashkortP
Bashkir
M
Bashkir of Kyrgyzstan
T
Belarusian1,6001.30 %71.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Bulgarian9001.90 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Chechen2,2000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChechenP
Chechen
 T
Chinese, general32,0002.00 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
 T
Chuvash1,2000.20 %35.00 %2 ChristianityChuvashP
Chuvash
  
Dargin3,3000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDargwaP
Dargin
 T
DeafY1.00 %5.00 %Y1 IslamRussian Sign Language   
Dungan66,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDunganP
Dungan
M
Dungan of Kyrgyzstan
T
Georgian7000.50 %90.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
 T
German11,0002.00 %66.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Greek9000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Ingush8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamIngushP
Ingush
 T
Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speakin7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsYiddish, EasternP
Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking
 T
Kalmyk-Oirat7,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 BuddhismKalmyk-OiratP
Kalmyk-Oirat
 T
Karachai2,7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKarachay-BalkarP
Karachai
 T
Karakalpak1,2000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKarakalpakP
Karakalpak
M
Karakalpak of Kyrgyzstan
T
Kazakh38,0000.50 %1.00 %Y1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
M
Kazakh of Kyrgyzstan
T
Korean20,00016.00 %31.00 %5 Non-ReligiousKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kurd, Kurmanji15,0000.00 %0.02 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
M
Kurd, Kurmanji of Kyrgyzstan
T
Kyrgyz4,250,000Y0.09 %0.10 %Y1 IslamKyrgyzP
Kyrgyz
M
Kyrgyz of Kyrgyzstan
T
Lezgin2,8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLezgiP
Lezgin
 T
Lyuli3,7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDomariP
Lyuli
 T
Moldavian5003.70 %73.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Ossetic6001.00 %55.00 %3 ChristianityOssetic  T
Polish6000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Romani, Domari3,4000.25 %0.30 %Y1 IslamDomariP
Romani, Domari
 T
Russian476,0003.00 %67.00 %4 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Tajik52,0000.20 %0.50 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Tajik
M
Tajik of Kyrgyzstan
T
Tatar36,0000.04 %1.00 %Y1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
M
Tatar of Kyrgyzstan
T
Tatar, Crimean6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamCrimean TatarP
Tatar, Crimean
 T
Turk22,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Turk, Meskhetian22,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKyrgyzP
Turk, Meskhetian
 T
Turkmen2,3000.00 %0.50 %Y1 IslamTurkmenP
Turkmen
M
Turkmen of Kyrgyzstan
T
Ukrainian25,0003.80 %80.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Uyghur55,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUyghurP
Uyghur
M
Uyghur of Kyrgyzstan
T
Uzbek, Northern872,0000.20 %0.25 %Y1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
M
Uzbek, Northern of Kyrgyzstan
T
Total People Groups:   41 6,059,000 3     27     39 12 33
Unclassified / Other Individuals 66,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 6,125,000  
Other reported groups:  8  
Data Notes
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Kyrgyzstan – 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 65.9 % 5,514,000 91.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 4.9 % 3,800 0.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 7 17.1 % 16,000 0.3 %
  4 - Partially reached 4 9.8 % 505,000 8.3 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 2.4 % 20,000 0.3 %
Totals 41   6,059,000  


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

Armenian
3,700


Avar
700


Azerbaijani
20,000


Balkar
2,000


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Bashkir
2,600


Belarusian
1,600


Bulgarian
900


Chechen
2,200


Chinese, general
32,000


Chuvash
1,200


Dargin
3,300


© Copyrighted Photo
Dungan
66,000


Georgian
700


German
11,000


Greek
900


Ingush
800


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Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking
700


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Kalmyk-Oirat
7,100


Karachai
2,700


Karakalpak
1,200


Kazakh
38,000


Korean
20,000


Kurd, Kurmanji
15,000


Kyrgyz
4,250,000


Lezgin
2,800


Lyuli
3,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Moldavian
500


Polish
600


© Copyrighted Photo
Romani, Domari
3,400


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
476,000


Tajik
52,000


Tatar
36,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tatar, Crimean
600


Turk
22,000


Turk, Meskhetian
22,000


Turkmen
2,300


Ukrainian
25,000


Uyghur
55,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Uzbek, Northern
872,000

Kyrgyzstan People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Kyrgyzstan – 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
Armenianhye10Complete
Avarava11NT
Azerbaijani, Northazj11Complete
Bashkortbak10NT
Belarusianbel10Complete
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Chechenche11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn11Complete
Chuvashchv10Complete
Crimean Tatarcrh11Complete
Dargwadar11Portions
Domarirmt22None
Dungandng11Portions
Georgiankat10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Ingushinh11Portions
Kalmyk-Oiratxal11NT
Karachay-Balkarkrc22NT
Karakalpakkaa11NT
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Kyrgyzkir22Complete
Lezgilez11Portions
Osseticoss10Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Russian Sign Languagersl11None
Tajikitgk11Complete
Tatartat11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Turkmentuk11NT
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Uyghuruig11NT
Uzbek, Northernuzn11Complete
Yiddish, Easternydd11Complete
Totals: 38 41 27   36 30 36 32 15
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Kyrgyzstan – 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.
Kyrgyzstan – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Kyrgyzstan. Ministries in the Kyrgyzstan section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Central Asia 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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Kyrgyzstan – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 6,059,000
Percent Urbanization 36 %
Total People Groups 41
Unreached People Groups 27
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Kyrgyz
Secondary National LanguageRussian
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 6.0%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.4%  [2]
Country Progress Level 2
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.664 (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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