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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Lampung Pesisir of Indonesia
Population:  550,000
Status: Unreached
Jew, Polish of Israel
Population:  122,000
Status: Unreached
Khoja of Pakistan
Population:  850,000
Status: Unreached
Qazi of Nepal
Population:  9,700
Status: Unreached
Landoma of Guinea
Population:  28,000
Status: Unreached
Trumai of Brazil
Population:  200
Status: Unreached
Fulani, Jelgooji of Burkina Faso
Population:  380,000
Status: Unreached
Brunei Malay of Brunei
Population:  183,000
Status: Unreached
Kyrgyz of Kyrgyzstan
Population:  4,250,000
Status: Unreached
Machhi (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  759,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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