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Uzbekistan – 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
Arab, Uzbeki1,000Y0.50 %0.60 %Y1 IslamArabic, Uzbeki Spoken M
Arab, Uzbeki of Uzbekistan
T
Armenian61,0008.70 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Avar1,2000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAvarP
Avar
 T
Azerbaijani55,0000.02 %0.10 %Y1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Azerbaijani
M
Azerbaijani of Uzbekistan
T
Balkar8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKarachay-BalkarP
Balkar
 T
Bashkir43,0000.50 %4.00 %Y1 IslamBashkortP
Bashkir
M
Bashkir of Uzbekistan
T
Belarusian19,0001.30 %70.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Bulgarian2,2001.90 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Buriat, Russian1,0000.50 %7.00 %2 BuddhismBuriat, RussiaP
Buriat, Russian
 T
Chechen1,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChechenP
Chechen
 T
Chuvash13,0001.00 %38.00 %2 ChristianityChuvashP
Chuvash
  
Dargin2,4000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDargwaP
Dargin
  
DeafY0.30 %0.75 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknownP
Deaf
  
Dungan1,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDunganP
Dungan
M
Dungan of Uzbekistan
T
Estonian1,3004.90 %45.00 %4 Non-ReligiousEstonian, StandardP
Estonian
  
Georgian5,8001.50 %79.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
 T
German16,0001.50 %75.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Greek4,9000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin1,2005.70 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
  
Ingush7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamIngushP
Ingush
  
Jew, Bukharic Speaking3,500Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsBukharicP
Jew, Bukharic Speaking
M
Jew, Bukharic Speaking of Uzbekistan
T
Kabardian1,4001.00 %8.00 %2 IslamKabardianP
Kabardian
M
Kabardian of Uzbekistan
T
Kalmyk-Oirat8000.00 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismKalmyk-OiratP
Kalmyk-Oirat
 T
Karakalpak, Black Hat730,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKarakalpakP
Karakalpak, Black Hat
M
Karakalpak, Black Hat of Uzbekistan
T
Kazakh886,0000.15 %0.20 %Y1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
M
Kazakh of Uzbekistan
T
Khemshin1,5000.50 %8.00 %2 IslamArmenian   
Komi-Permyat1,0001.00 %42.00 %2 ChristianityKomi-Permyak   
Korean201,00016.80 %32.00 %5 ChristianityKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kumyk1,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKumykP
Kumyk
 T
Kurd, Kurmanji2,9000.10 %0.20 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
 T
Kyrgyz180,0000.10 %0.30 %Y1 IslamKyrgyzP
Kyrgyz
M
Kyrgyz of Uzbekistan
T
Lak3,5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLakP
Lak
M
Lak of Uzbekistan
T
Latvian1,7007.00 %62.00 %4 ChristianityLatvian, StandardP
Latvian
  
Lezgin3,8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLezgiP
Lezgin
  
Lithuanian2,0001.10 %85.00 %3 ChristianityLithuanianP
Lithuanian
  
Lyuli5,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDomariP
Lyuli
  
Mari, Low4,6001.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityMari, MeadowP
Mari, Low
  
Moldavian7,4003.70 %73.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Mordvinian15,0001.00 %55.00 %3 ChristianityErzyaP
Mordvinian
  
Ossetic7,2001.00 %40.00 %2 ChristianityOssetic  T
Parsee2,2000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Other / SmallParsiP
Parsee
 T
Parya1,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamParyaP
Parya
 T
Pashtun Northern2,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamPashto, NorthernP
Pashtun Northern
 T
Persian31,0000.20 %0.50 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Polish3,1000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Romani, Domari12,0001.00 %10.00 %2 IslamDomariP
Romani, Domari
 T
Russian1,629,0001.20 %68.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
South Asian, general1,2000.00 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
 T
Tabasaran7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTabasaranP
Tabasaran
 T
Tajik1,471,0000.05 %0.10 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Tajik
M
Tajik of Uzbekistan
T
Tatar438,0000.15 %0.30 %Y1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
M
Tatar of Uzbekistan
T
Tatar, Crimean163,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamCrimean TatarP
Tatar, Crimean
M
Tatar, Crimean of Uzbekistan
T
Tatar, Khakass4001.00 %55.00 %3 ChristianityKhakasP
Tatar, Khakass
 T
Tatar, Shorian4002.00 %28.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsShorP
Tatar, Shorian
  
Turk132,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
M
Turk of Uzbekistan
T
Turk, Meskhetian1,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Turk, Meskhetian
 T
Turkmen152,0000.00 %0.05 %Y1 IslamTurkmenP
Turkmen
M
Turkmen of Uzbekistan
T
Udmurt3,8001.00 %58.00 %3 ChristianityUdmurtP
Udmurt
 T
Ukrainian49,0003.80 %79.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Uyghur45,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUyghurP
Uyghur
M
Uyghur of Uzbekistan
T
Uzbek, Northern24,200,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
M
Uzbek, Northern of Uzbekistan
T
Total People Groups:   61 30,631,000 5     34     57 17 41
Unclassified / Other Individuals 60,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 30,691,000  
Other reported groups:  6  
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Uzbekistan – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 34 55.7 % 28,565,000 93.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 8 13.1 % 38,000 0.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 12 19.7 % 1,706,000 5.6 %
  4 - Partially reached 6 9.8 % 122,000 0.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 1.6 % 201,000 0.7 %
Totals 61   30,631,000  


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.
Uzbekistan – 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
Arabic, Uzbeki Spokenauz11Need?
Armenianhye20Complete
Avarava11NT
Azerbaijani, Northazj11Complete
Bashkortbak11NT
Belarusianbel10Complete
Bukharicbhh11Need?
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Buriat, Russiabxr10Complete
Chechenche11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Chuvashchv10Complete
Crimean Tatarcrh11Complete
Dargwadar11Portions
Domarirmt21None
Dungandng11Portions
Erzyamyv10NT
Estonian, Standardekk10Complete
Georgiankat10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Ingushinh11Portions
Kabardiankbd10NT
Kalmyk-Oiratxal11NT
Karachay-Balkarkrc11NT
Karakalpakkaa11NT
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Khakaskjh10NT
Komi-Permyakkoi10Portions
Koreankor10Complete
Kumykkum11NT
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Kyrgyzkir11Complete
Laklbe11Portions
Language unknownxxx11None
Latvian, Standardlvs10Complete
Lezgilez11Portions
Lithuanianlit10Complete
Mari, Meadowmhr10NT
Osseticoss10Complete
Parsiprp11None
Paryapaq11None
Pashto, Northernpbu11Complete
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Shorcjs10Portions
Tabasarantab11NT
Tajikitgk11Complete
Tatartat11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Turkmentuk11NT
Udmurtudm10Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Uyghuruig11NT
Uzbek, Northernuzn22Complete
Totals: 58 61 34   52 41 50 43 20
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Uzbekistan – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.2 %
(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.
Uzbekistan – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Uzbekistan. Ministries in the Uzbekistan 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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Uzbekistan – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 30,631,000
Percent Urbanization 36 %
Total People Groups 61
Unreached People Groups 34
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Uzbek, Northern
Secondary National LanguageRussian
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 4.4%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.2%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 16 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.701 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
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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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