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Mongolia
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Mongolia – 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.70030.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
  
Bayad60,000Y1.00 %1.20 %Y1 Non-ReligiousMongolian, HalhP
Bayad
M
Bayad of Mongolia
T
Buriat, Mongolia48,000Y1.90 %2.50 %Y1 BuddhismBuriat, MongoliaP
Buriat, Mongolia
M
Buriat, Mongolia of Mongolia
T
Chinese, general9,2003.00 %6.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Dariganga29,000Y0.80 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismMongolian, HalhP
Dariganga
M
Dariganga of Mongolia
T
Darkhad23,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMongolian, HalhP
Darkhad
M
Darkhad of Mongolia
T
DeafY1.20 %1.50 %Y1 BuddhismMongolian Sign Language   
Dungan5,6001.50 %2.00 %Y1 IslamDunganP
Dungan
M
Dungan of Mongolia
T
Durbet, Dorwoten76,000Y1.50 %2.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMongolian, HalhP
Durbet, Dorwoten
M
Durbet, Dorwoten of Mongolia
T
Dzakhchin, Zahchin35,000Y1.70 %2.00 %Y1 Non-ReligiousMongolian, HalhP
Dzakhchin, Zahchin
M
Dzakhchin, Zahchin of Mongolia
T
Ewenki, Tungus600Y0.50 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsEvenkiP
Ewenki, Tungus
M
Ewenki, Tungus of Mongolia
T
Han Chinese, Mandarin45,0005.00 %6.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul247,000Y1.80 %3.00 %Y1 BuddhismKalmyk-OiratP
Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul
M
Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul of Mongolia
T
Kazakh, Qazaq107,0000.60 %0.80 %Y1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh, Qazaq
M
Kazakh, Qazaq of Mongolia
T
Khotogoid16,000Y0.90 %1.50 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMongolian, Halh   
Khoton12,000Y0.08 %0.10 %Y1 BuddhismKalmyk-Oirat   
Korean1,60014.00 %25.00 %5 Non-ReligiousKoreanP
Korean
  
Mongol, Khalka2,005,000Y1.70 %2.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMongolian, HalhP
Mongol, Khalka
M
Mongol, Khalka of Mongolia
T
Mongolian, Northern150,000Y1.50 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismMongolian, PeripheralP
Mongolian, Northern
M
Mongolian, Northern of Mongolia
T
Russian2,6001.00 %78.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Torgud15,000Y0.70 %0.80 %Y1 BuddhismKalmyk-Oirat   
Tsaatan300Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsTuvaP
Tsaatan
 T
Tuva, Uriankhai5,500Y0.80 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismTuvaP
Tuva, Uriankhai
M
Tuva, Uriankhai of Mongolia
T
Ukrainian9,0003.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Uriankhai, Altai28,000Y0.70 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismMongolian, Halh   
Uuld8,200Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 BuddhismMongolian, Halh   
Uyghur1,6000.20 %0.40 %Y1 IslamUyghurP
Uyghur
 T
Uzbek, Northern24,0000.30 %0.50 %Y1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
  
Uzemchin2,700Y0.70 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismMongolian, Peripheral   
Total People Groups:   29 2,968,000 19     23     22 13 17
Unclassified / Other Individuals 38,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 3,006,000  
Other reported groups:  2  
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Mongolia – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 23 79.3 % 2,900,000 97.7 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 1 3.4 % 2,600 0.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 3 10.3 % 63,000 2.1 %
  5 - Significantly reached 2 6.9 % 2,300 0.1 %
Totals 29   2,968,000  


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

Americans, U.S.
700


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Bayad
60,000


Buriat, Mongolia
48,000


Chinese, general
9,200


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Dariganga
29,000


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Darkhad
23,000


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Dungan
5,600


Durbet, Dorwoten
76,000


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Dzakhchin, Zahchin
35,000


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Ewenki, Tungus
600


Han Chinese, Mandarin
45,000


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Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul
247,000


Kazakh, Qazaq
107,000


Korean
1,600


Mongol, Khalka
2,005,000


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Mongolian, Northern
150,000


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Russian
2,600


Tsaatan
300


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Tuva, Uriankhai
5,500


Ukrainian
9,000


Uyghur
1,600


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Uzbek, Northern
24,000

Mongolia People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Mongolia – 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
Buriat, Mongoliabxm11Portions
Chinese, Mandarincmn20Complete
Dungandng11Portions
Englisheng10Complete
Evenkievn11Portions
Kalmyk-Oiratxal33Complete
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Mongolian Sign Languagemsr11None
Mongolian, Halhkhk99Complete
Mongolian, Peripheralmvf22Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Tuvatyv22Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Uyghuruig11NT
Uzbek, Northernuzn11Complete
Totals: 16 29 23   15 10 13 13 7
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Mongolia – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 1.6 %
(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.
Mongolia – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Mongolia. Ministries in the Mongolia section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Northeast 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.
Ministries in Mongolia   Ministries in Northeast Asia
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Mongolia – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 2,968,000
Percent Urbanization 71 %
Total People Groups 29
Unreached People Groups 23
Region Northeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Mongolian, Halh
Secondary National LanguageRussian
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Professing Christian 2.4%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 1.6%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.698 (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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