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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Banjara (Muslim traditions) of India
Population:  162,000
Status: Unreached
Hmu, Northern of China
Population:  2,079,000
Status: Unreached
Jew, Bukharic Speaking of Uzbekistan
Population:  3,700
Status: Unreached
Somali of United States
Population:  82,000
Status: Unreached
Bharia Bhumia of India
Population:  321,000
Status: Unreached
Ghirath (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  269,000
Status: Unreached
Phola of China
Population:  14,000
Status: Unreached
Amazigh, Djerba of Tunisia
Population:  10,000
Status: Unreached
Baggara, Messiria of Sudan
Population:  594,000
Status: Unreached
Susu of Sierra Leone
Population:  181,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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