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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Baidya (Hindu traditions) of Bangladesh
Population:  130,000
Status: Unreached
Arora (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  4,141,000
Status: Unreached
Shaikia, Arabized of Sudan
Population:  975,000
Status: Unreached
Ghasi (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  474,000
Status: Unreached
Arakh of Nepal
Population:  600
Status: Unreached
Lawa, Eastern of Thailand
Population:  8,100
Status: Unreached
Arab, Saudi - Hijazi of Saudi Arabia
Population:  9,921,000
Status: Unreached
Hmu, Northern of China
Population:  2,041,000
Status: Unreached
Lao Phuan of Laos
Population:  142,000
Status: Unreached
Kagoro of Mali
Population:  42,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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