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Kurd Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Bajelan64,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Bajelan
Gurani, Hawrami62,000Y1 22100.0 % IslamCNT24c 
Gurani, Sarli28,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24c 
Herki102,000Y1 33100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Herki
Kurd, Central7,858,000Y1 55100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Kurd, Central
Kurd, Kurmanji14,808,000Y1 3333100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Kurd, Kurmanji
Kurd, Southern3,223,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Kurd, Southern
Kurd, Turkish-Speaking5,979,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Kurd, Turkish-Speaking
Shabak33,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24c 
Shikaki52,000Y1 22100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Shikaki
Yazidi689,000Y1 1010100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsCNT24cP
Yazidi
Zaza-Alevi223,000Y1 22100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Zaza-Alevi
Zaza-Dimli1,215,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24cP
Zaza-Dimli
Totals:  13 Peoples 34,336,000 13 1 63 63 100.0 %  Islam   11
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Kurd Cluster – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 63 100.0 % 34,336,000 100.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 63   34,336,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Kurd Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Bajelan
64,000
in 1 Country


Herki
102,000
in 3 Countries


Kurd, Central
7,858,000
in 5 Countries


Kurd, Kurmanji
14,808,000
in 33 Countries


Kurd, Southern
3,223,000
in 1 Country


Kurd, Turkish-Speaking
5,979,000
in 1 Country


Shikaki
52,000
in 2 Countries


Yazidi
689,000
in 10 Countries


Zaza-Alevi
223,000
in 2 Countries


Zaza-Dimli
1,215,000
in 1 Country

Kurd People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Kurd Cluster – Profile
  • The Kurds have a history extending back many millenia, descending from many peoples, especially the Hurrians, Medes, and Scythians. There are four main languages spoken, but more than 45 ethnic subgroups.
  • The overwhelming majority of Kurds would call themselves Muslim, but over a quarter of them still adhere to their original ancient beliefs or a more modern version of them. However, a number of Kurds in Turkey and Iraq have become evangelical Christians.
  • Most Kurds are Sunni Muslim, but there are some Shi'a Muslims, living mainly in Iran.
  • The Kurmanji (Northern Kurdish) language is increasingly being used as the common language of the Kurds.
Kurd, Kurmanji
Kurd Cluster – Languages
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Gospel
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Online
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc11Portions
Bajelanibjm11None
Georgiankat11Complete
German, Standarddeu11Complete
Guranihac22None
Kurdish, Centralckb55NT
Kurdish, Northernkmr4343Complete
Kurdish, Southernsdh11Portions
Sarlisdf11None
Shabaksdb11None
Swedishswe11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Ukrainianukr11Complete
Zazaki, Northernkiu22None
Zazaki, Southerndiq11None
Totals: 15 63 63   9 6 9 11 4
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Kurd Cluster – Religions
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Kurd Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc Persian-Median
Population 34,336,000
Peoples (by Country) 63
Gateway / Largest People Kurd, Kurmanji
Languages 15
Largest Language Kurdish, Northern
Primary Religion Islam
% Professing Christian 0.1%
% Evangelical 0.0%
Cluster Progress Level 1 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 63   34,336,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 33 (52.4%) 33,208,000 (96.7%)
Unreached Peoples 63 (100.0%) 34,336,000 (100.0%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
Central Asia21(33.3%)23,299,000(67.9%)
Eastern Europe and Eurasia7(11.1%)108,000(0.3%)
Middle East and North Africa14(22.2%)9,946,000(29.0%)
North America and Caribbean4(6.3%)67,000(0.2%)
South Pacific1(1.6%)4,300(0.0%)
Western Europe16(25.4%)912,000(2.7%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 48 (76.2%) 21,619,000 (63.0%)
New Testament 53 (84.1%) 29,477,000 (85.8%)
Portions 55 (87.3%) 32,711,000 (95.3%)
Online Audio NT 49 (77.8%) 27,598,000 (80.4%)
Jesus Film 57 (90.5%) 29,762,000 (86.7%)
Gospel Recordings 59 (93.7%) 32,996,000 (96.1%)
 
Kurd, Kurmanji

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