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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Susu of Sierra Leone
Population:  182,000
Status: Unreached
Talieng of Laos
Population:  36,000
Status: Unreached
Kababish of Sudan
Population:  415,000
Status: Unreached
Dungan of Kyrgyzstan
Population:  66,000
Status: Unreached
Magar of Nepal
Population:  1,837,000
Status: Unreached
Brahui of Pakistan
Population:  2,578,000
Status: Unreached
Bhoi (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  6,386,000
Status: Unreached
Fulani, Adamawa of Cameroon
Population:  2,409,000
Status: Unreached
Tuareg, Air of Niger
Population:  418,000
Status: Unreached
Iberogen, Igdalen of Niger
Population:  53,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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