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Kuwait
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Kuwait – 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
Americans, U.S.16,00028.00 %79.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Amhara, Ethiopian90,0001.00 %86.00 %3 ChristianityAmharicP
Amhara, Ethiopian
M
Amhara, Ethiopian of Kuwait
 
Arab, Egyptian388,0003.00 %12.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi18,0000.20 %5.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Kuwait
T
Arab, Jordanian32,0001.00 %5.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Jordanian
M
Arab, Jordanian of Kuwait
T
Arab, Kuwait1,294,000Y0.40 %2.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Gulf SpokenP
Arab, Kuwait
M
Arab, Kuwait of Kuwait
T
Arab, Lebanese51,0000.50 %30.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
 T
Arab, Omani20,0000.09 %0.10 %Y1 IslamArabic, Omani SpokenP
Arab, Omani
M
Arab, Omani of Kuwait
T
Arab, Palestinian33,0001.00 %11.00 %2 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Palestinian
M
Arab, Palestinian of Kuwait
T
Arab, Saudi - Najdi245,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Najdi SpokenP
Arab, Saudi - Najdi
 T
Arab, Syrian159,0000.10 %6.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Kuwait
T
Arab, Yemeni13,0000.00 %0.06 %Y1 IslamArabic, Taizzi-Adeni SpokenP
Arab, Yemeni
M
Arab, Yemeni of Kuwait
T
Arabized Blacks63,0000.30 %1.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Gulf SpokenP
Arabized Blacks
 T
Armenian7,5008.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Assyrian7,8001.00 %92.00 %3 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
British10,0008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
DeafY1.50 %3.00 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknown   
Filipino, Tagalog172,00014.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
French7,9001.00 %62.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Greek1,6000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin4,7004.00 %6.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Indonesian23,0005.00 %12.00 %4 IslamIndonesianP
Indonesian
  
Kurd, Central6,1000.03 %0.10 %Y1 IslamKurdish, CentralP
Kurd, Central
M
Kurd, Central of Kuwait
T
Mahra26,0000.02 %0.02 %Y1 IslamMehriP
Mahra
 T
Persian52,0000.20 %3.50 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
South Asian, general1,282,0000.50 %2.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
 T
Telugu6001.00 %4.00 %Y1 HinduismTeluguP
Telugu
 T
Turk9,5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Total People Groups:   28 4,033,000 2     14     27 9 22
Unclassified / Other Individuals 67,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 4,100,000  
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Kuwait – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 14 50.0 % 3,061,000 75.9 %
  2 - Minimally reached 3 10.7 % 243,000 6.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 4 14.3 % 107,000 2.7 %
  4 - Partially reached 5 17.9 % 433,000 10.7 %
  5 - Significantly reached 2 7.1 % 188,000 4.7 %
Totals 28   4,033,000  


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.
Kuwait – Languages
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Language
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Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
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Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
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Online
Amharicamh10Complete
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Gulf Spokenafb22None
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11None
Arabic, Najdi Spokenars11Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc20Portions
Arabic, Omani Spokenacx11None
Arabic, South Levantine Spokenajp21Portions
Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spokenacq11None
Armenianhye10Complete
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Indonesianind10Complete
Kurdish, Centralckb11Complete
Language unknownxxx11None
Mehrigdq11Portions
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Telugutel11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Totals: 24 28 14   19 14 19 20 13
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Kuwait – 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.
Kuwait – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Kuwait. Ministries in the Kuwait 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 Kuwait   Ministries in Middle East and North Africa
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Kuwait – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 4,033,000
Percent Urbanization 98 %
Total People Groups 28
Unreached People Groups 14
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National LanguageArabic, Gulf Spoken
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 10.1%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 1.4%  [2]
Country Progress Level 2
Persecution Ranking 38 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.800 (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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