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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Hausa of Nigeria
Population:  30,211,000
Status: Unreached
Koli (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  14,075,000
Status: Unreached
Bhuiya of India
Population:  2,138,000
Status: Unreached
Mru of Bangladesh
Population:  32,000
Status: Unreached
Kurtokha of Bhutan
Population:  2,100
Status: Unreached
Murao (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  2,515,000
Status: Unreached
Songhai, Humburi of Burkina Faso
Population:  11,000
Status: Unreached
Sogwo Arig of China
Population:  48,000
Status: Unreached
Nara, Nialetic of Eritrea
Population:  126,000
Status: Unreached
Pashayi, Southeast of Afghanistan
Population:  193,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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