Data Sources

Where did this data come from?

Joshua Project seeks to compile and integrate ethnic peoples information from various global, regional and national researchers and workers into a composite whole. We are deeply grateful to the sources below who have provided data to Joshua Project.

Global Editing

A special thank-you to Patrick Johnstone of Operation World for his extensive edits of Joshua Project people group data. He invested many hours reviewing people groups, populations and religions information.

Global Sources

Regional Sources

Country Sources

  • China - Asia Harvest / Operation China
  • India - Omid / South Asia engineer
  • Brazil - Latin America researchers
  • Numerous other national peoples researchers
  • On-site researchers, leaders and on-site workers

Ministry Sources

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Nosu, Xiaoliangshan of China
Population:  532,000
Status: Unreached
Fulani, Jelgooji of Burkina Faso
Population:  369,000
Status: Unreached
Sherpa, Helambu of Nepal
Population:  2,400
Status: Unreached
Mru of Bangladesh
Population:  33,000
Status: Unreached
Megh (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  3,036,000
Status: Unreached
Nisu, Jianshui of China
Population:  225,000
Status: Unreached
Senoufo, Dyimini of Côte d'Ivoire
Population:  157,000
Status: Unreached
Landoma of Guinea
Population:  27,000
Status: Unreached
Budik of Senegal
Population:  2,600
Status: Unreached
Sindhi Sumra of Pakistan
Population:  208,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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