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West Bank / Gaza
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West Bank / Gaza – 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
Adyghe4,4000.00 %0.30 %Y1 IslamAdygheP
Adyghe
 T
Americans, U.S.1,50035.00 %77.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab, Egyptian25,0003.00 %8.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Palestinian4,401,000Y0.05 %1.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Palestinian
M
Arab, Palestinian of West Bank / Gaza
T
Arab, Syrian25,0000.10 %5.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of West Bank / Gaza
T
Aramaic, West5,2000.20 %63.00 %3 ChristianityWestern Neo-Aramaic   
Armenian5008.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Assyrian5,1002.00 %94.00 %3 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
Bedouin, Levantine20,000Y0.00 %0.20 %Y1 IslamArabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi SpokenP
Bedouin, Levantine
M
Bedouin, Levantine of West Bank / Gaza
T
British6009.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
DeafY0.10 %2.00 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknown  T
French8001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
German9002.00 %64.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Greek5000.40 %90.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Italian7001.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Jew, Israeli383,0000.08 %0.10 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsHebrewP
Jew, Israeli
 T
Romani, Domari10,0001.00 %2.00 %Y1 IslamDomariP
Romani, Domari
 T
Romanian6005.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian8001.20 %67.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Samaritan1,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsHebrewP
Samaritan
 T
Total People Groups:   20 4,887,000 4     8     18 3 13
Unclassified / Other Individuals 41,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 4,928,000  
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West Bank / Gaza – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 8 40.0 % 4,844,000 99.1 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 7 35.0 % 14,000 0.3 %
  4 - Partially reached 4 20.0 % 27,000 0.5 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 5.0 % 1,500 0.0 %
Totals 20   4,887,000  


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.
West Bank / Gaza – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Adyghe
4,400


Americans, U.S.
1,500


Arab, Egyptian
25,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Palestinian
4,401,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Syrian
25,000


Armenian
500


Assyrian
5,100


© Copyrighted Photo
Bedouin, Levantine
20,000


British
600


French
800


German
900


Greek
500


Italian
700


Jew, Israeli
383,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Romani, Domari
10,000


Romanian
600


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
800


Samaritan
1,000

West Bank / Gaza People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
West Bank / Gaza – 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
Adygheady11NT
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spokenavl11None
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc11Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spokenajp11Portions
Armenianhye10Complete
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Domarirmt11None
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Hebrewheb22Complete
Italianita10Complete
Language unknownxxx11None
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Western Neo-Aramaicamw10None
Totals: 18 20 8   14 10 13 16 12
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West Bank / Gaza – 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.
West Bank / Gaza – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in West Bank / Gaza. Ministries in the West Bank / Gaza 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 West Bank / Gaza   Ministries in Middle East and North Africa
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West Bank / Gaza – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 4,887,000
Percent Urbanization 75 %
Total People Groups 20
Unreached People Groups 8
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, South Levantine Spoken
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 1.2%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 23 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.686 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
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Ethnologue Language Listing
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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