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Tajikistan
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Tajikistan – 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
Aimaq, Hazara9,2000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAimaqP
Aimaq, Hazara
 T
Arab, Tajiki1,200Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Tajiki SpokenP
Arab, Tajiki
M
Arab, Tajiki of Tajikistan
T
Arab, Uzbeki1,5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Uzbeki Spoken   
Armenian4,3008.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Azerbaijani, North5,9000.00 %0.03 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Azerbaijani, North
 T
Baloch4,8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBalochi, Western   
Bashkir11,0001.00 %7.00 %2 IslamBashkortP
Bashkir
M
Bashkir of Tajikistan
T
Belarusian3,4001.30 %71.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusanP
Belarusian
  
Bulgarian8001.90 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Chuvash4,1000.30 %33.00 %2 IslamChuvashP
Chuvash
  
DeafY1.00 %1.00 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknown   
Georgian1,6001.50 %79.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
 T
German3,5002.10 %66.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Greek1,0000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Guhjali, Wakhi19,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamWakhiP
Guhjali, Wakhi
M
Guhjali, Wakhi of Tajikistan
T
Hazara9,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHazaragiP
Hazara
 T
Ishkashimi8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamIshkashimiP
Ishkashimi
  
Kazakh19,0000.70 %1.00 %Y1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
M
Kazakh of Tajikistan
T
Korean6,00016.80 %31.00 %5 Non-ReligiousKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kyrgyz74,0000.40 %0.50 %Y1 IslamKyrgyzP
Kyrgyz
M
Kyrgyz of Tajikistan
T
Lak2,3000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLakP
Lak
M
Lak of Tajikistan
T
Mari, Low6003.00 %87.00 %4 ChristianityMari, MeadowP
Mari, Low
  
Moldavian6003.70 %73.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Mordvinian4,2001.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityErzyaP
Mordvinian
  
Ossetic6,7001.00 %51.00 %3 ChristianityOssetic  T
Parsee2,4000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Other / SmallParsiP
Parsee
 T
Parya3,900Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamParyaP
Parya
 T
Pashtun, Southern37,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamPashto, SouthernP
Pashtun, Southern
 T
Persian69,0000.20 %0.50 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Romani, Domari, Churi-wali3,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Romani, Domari, Churi-wali
 T
Romanian7005.40 %98.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian42,0001.20 %67.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Sanglechi1,600Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamSanglechi M
Sanglechi of Tajikistan
T
Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan119,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamShughniP
Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan
M
Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan of Tajikistan
T
Tajik6,777,000Y0.04 %0.40 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Tajik
M
Tajik of Tajikistan
T
Tatar7,9000.30 %0.50 %Y1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
 T
Turk1,4000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Turkmen18,0000.00 %1.00 %Y1 IslamTurkmenP
Turkmen
M
Turkmen of Tajikistan
T
Udmurt1,0000.50 %55.00 %3 ChristianityUdmurtP
Udmurt
 T
Ukrainian3,8003.80 %81.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Uyghur9000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUyghurP
Uyghur
 T
Uzbek, Northern1,275,0000.15 %0.30 %Y1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
M
Uzbek, Northern of Tajikistan
T
Yagnob15,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamYagnobiP
Yagnob
M
Yagnob of Tajikistan
T
Yazgul13,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamYazgulyam   
Total People Groups:   44 8,586,000 10     27     38 12 31
Unclassified / Other Individuals 83,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 8,669,000  
Other reported groups:  4  
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Tajikistan – 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 61.4 % 8,491,000 98.9 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 4.5 % 15,000 0.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 8 18.2 % 61,000 0.7 %
  4 - Partially reached 6 13.6 % 14,000 0.2 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 2.3 % 6,000 0.1 %
Totals 44   8,586,000  


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

Aimaq, Hazara
9,200


Arab, Tajiki
1,200


Armenian
4,300


Azerbaijani, North
5,900


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Bashkir
11,000


Belarusian
3,400


Bulgarian
800


Chuvash
4,100


Georgian
1,600


German
3,500


Greek
1,000


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Guhjali, Wakhi
19,000


Hazara
9,100


Ishkashimi
800


Kazakh
19,000


Korean
6,000


Kyrgyz
74,000


Lak
2,300


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Mari, Low
600


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Moldavian
600


Mordvinian
4,200


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Parsee
2,400


Parya
3,900


Pashtun, Southern
37,000


Persian
69,000


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Romani, Domari, Churi-wali
3,000


Romanian
700


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Russian
42,000


Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan
119,000


Tajik
6,777,000


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Tatar
7,900


Turk
1,400


Turkmen
18,000


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Udmurt
1,000


Ukrainian
3,800


Uyghur
900


© Copyrighted Photo
Uzbek, Northern
1,275,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Yagnob
15,000

Tajikistan People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Tajikistan – Languages
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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
Aimaqaiq11None
Arabic, Tajiki Spokenabh11Need?
Arabic, Uzbeki Spokenauz11Need?
Armenianhye10Complete
Azerbaijani, Northazj11Complete
Balochi, Westernbgn11Portions
Bashkortbak10NT
Belarusanbel10Complete
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Chuvashchv10Complete
Erzyamyv10NT
Georgiankat10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Hazaragihaz11Portions
Ishkashimiisk11Need?
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Kyrgyzkir11Complete
Laklbe11Portions
Language unknownxxx11None
Mari, Meadowmhr10NT
Osseticoss10Complete
Parsiprp11None
Paryapaq11None
Pashto, Southernpbt11Portions
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Romanianron20Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Sanglechisgy11None
Shughnisgh11Portions
Tajikitgk22Complete
Tatartat11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Turkmentuk11NT
Udmurtudm10NT
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Uyghuruig11NT
Uzbek, Northernuzn11Complete
Wakhiwbl11Portions
Yagnobiyai11None
Yazgulyamyah11Portions
Totals: 42 44 27   33 19 28 31 12
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Tajikistan – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.1 %
(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.
Tajikistan – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Tajikistan. Ministries in the Tajikistan 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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Tajikistan – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 8,586,000
Percent Urbanization Unknown
Total People Groups 44
Unreached People Groups 27
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Tajiki
Secondary National LanguageRussian
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 1.0%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 35 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.607 (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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