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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Aboriginal Creole7,200Y30.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityKriolP
Aboriginal Creole
  
Aboriginal, Detribalized521,000Y22.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Aboriginal, Southwest10,000Y27.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Adnyamathanha100Y3.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Afghani, general26,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamDari  T
Afrikaner66,00045.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityAfrikaansP
Afrikaner
  
Albanian, general38,0000.60 %45.00 %2 ChristianityAlbanian, Tosk   
Alyawarra1,600Y40.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityAlyawarr   
Americans, U.S.88,00031.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Amhara, Ethiopian6,8002.00 %92.00 %3 ChristianityAmharicP
Amhara, Ethiopian
M
Amhara, Ethiopian of Australia
 
Andilyaugwa1,500Y40.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAnindilyakwa   
Anglo-Australian17,316,000Y16.00 %69.48 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Australian
  
Anglo-Canadian41,00010.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Canadian
  
Anglo-New Zealander529,00021.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-New Zealander
 T
Anglo-Romani6,40050.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAngloromaniP
Anglo-Romani
 T
Anglo-South African99,00018.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-South African
  
Anmatjirra600Y25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAnmatyerre   
Arab, Egyptian48,0004.00 %30.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, general69,0000.30 %0.50 %1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, general
 T
Arab, Iraqi69,0001.00 %4.00 %1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Australia
T
Arab, Sudanese36,0000.50 %11.00 %2 IslamArabic, Sudanese SpokenP
Arab, Sudanese
M
Arab, Sudanese of Australia
 
Arab, Syro-Lebanese80,0001.30 %36.00 %2 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syro-Lebanese
  
Aranda, Western400Y12.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityArrarnta, Western   
Armenian44,00030.60 %90.00 %5 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Arrernte, Eastern2,900Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsArrernte, Eastern   
Assyrian32,0004.00 %88.00 %4 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
Austrian, Bavarian25,0000.30 %85.00 %3 ChristianityBavarian   
Baadi, Bard300Y10.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBardi   
Bandjalang100Y4.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityBandjalang   
Belarusian6,2003.80 %67.00 %4 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Bosniak34,0000.30 %0.50 %1 IslamBosnianP
Bosniak
 T
British978,0009.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bulgarian11,0001.10 %72.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
BunabaY2.00 %75.00 %3 ChristianityBunuba   
Burera1,100Y21.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityBurarra   
Burmese13,0000.07 %0.35 %1 BuddhismBurmeseP
Burmese
 T
Cebuano5,50015.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityCebuanoP
Cebuano
  
Chilean32,00017.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Chilean
  
Chin, Hakha4,80025.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityChin, HakhaP
Chin, Hakha
  
Cook Islands Maori5,10011.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityCook Islands MaoriP
Cook Islands Maori
  
Croat69,0000.70 %91.00 %3 ChristianityCroatianP
Croat
 T
Cypriots, Greek26,0000.70 %93.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Cypriots, Greek
  
Czech23,0000.90 %28.00 %2 Non-ReligiousCzechP
Czech
  
Danish5,8003.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityDanishP
Danish
  
DayiY4.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityDayi   
Deaf50,000Y69.50 %3 ChristianityAuslan  T
Detribalized, PNG32,00020.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityTok Pisin   
Dhangu200Y20.00 %35.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsDhangu-Djangu   
Dhuwal300Y10.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityDhuwal   
Dhuwaya500Y12.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityDhuwaya   
Djambarrapuyngu4,300Y25.00 %25.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsDjambarrpuynguP
Djambarrapuyngu
  
DjamindjungY6.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityDjamindjung   
Djeebbana, Gunavidji200Y10.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityDjeebbana   
Djinang100Y20.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsDjinang   
DjinbaY10.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDjinba   
Dutch72,0003.90 %44.00 %4 Non-ReligiousDutchP
Dutch
  
Estonian1,8005.00 %45.00 %4 Non-ReligiousEstonian, StandardP
Estonian
  
Fijian63,00028.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityFijianP
Fijian
  
Fijian Hindi2,70010.00 %30.00 %4 HinduismHindi, FijiP
Fijian Hindi
  
Filipino, Tagalog241,00014.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Finnish11,00012.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityFinnishP
Finnish
 T
French25,0000.50 %76.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Gaididj100Y45.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKaytetye   
Garawa100Y15.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsGarrwa   
German105,0008.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Goanese2,50018.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityKonkani, Goan M
Goanese of Australia
 
Gooniyandi100Y1.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityGooniyandi   
Greek96,0001.20 %95.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
GuguberaY2.00 %74.00 %3 ChristianityKoko-Bera   
Guguyimidjir800Y6.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGuugu Yimidhirr   
Gujarati53,0000.00 %2.00 %1 HinduismGujaratiP
Gujarati
M
Gujarati of Australia
 
Gumatj100Y10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGumatjP
Gumatj
  
Gunwinggu1,800Y20.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityGunwinggu   
Gupapuyngu, Gobabingo300Y15.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityGupapuyngu   
GuragoneY10.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGurr-goni   
Gurindji Kriol1,000Y8.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityGurindji Kriol   
Gurinji400Y20.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsGurindji   
Han Chinese, Cantonese94,00012.42 %19.00 %5 Non-ReligiousChinese, YueP
Han Chinese, Cantonese
 T
Han Chinese, Hakka13,00012.00 %12.00 %5 BuddhismChinese, HakkaP
Han Chinese, Hakka
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin504,00012.00 %12.00 %5 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Han Chinese, Min Nan18,0007.00 %11.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Min Nan
  
Han Chinese, Wu3,4009.00 %14.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, WuP
Han Chinese, Wu
  
Hazara16,0000.03 %0.03 %1 IslamHazaragiP
Hazara
 T
Hmong Njua2,1002.00 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsHmong NjuaP
Hmong Njua
M
Hmong Njua of Australia
T
Hungarian28,00010.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityHungarianP
Hungarian
  
Hutu, Rundi3,60028.00 %93.95 %5 ChristianityRundi   
Igbo2,00045.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityIgboP
Igbo
  
Indonesian75,0004.00 %8.00 %4 IslamIndonesianP
Indonesian
  
Irish76,00028.25 %93.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Irish Traveller, Shelta7,60010.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityShelta   
Italian178,0001.20 %78.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Iwaidja, Ibadjo100Y6.98 %6.98 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIwaidja   
Japanese36,0001.60 %5.00 %1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
 T
Jaru200Y6.00 %14.88 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJaru   
Javanese13,0007.00 %14.00 %4 IslamJavaneseP
Javanese
  
Jew, English Speaking113,0000.02 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsEnglishP
Jew, English Speaking
 T
Karen, S'gaw9,30035.00 %53.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, S'gawP
Karen, S'gaw
  
Khmer35,0001.40 %5.00 %1 BuddhismKhmerP
Khmer
 T
Kitja200Y45.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKija   
Korean101,00025.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityKoreanP
Korean
 T
Krio, Creole3,6005.00 %45.00 %4 ChristianityKrioP
Krio, Creole
  
Kukatja100Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKukatja   
Kuku-Yalanji300Y20.00 %50.00 %5 ChristianityKuku-YalanjiP
Kuku-Yalanji
  
KumbainggarY5.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKumbainggar   
KunbarlangY30.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsGunwinggu   
Kunjen400Y40.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityKunjen   
Kurd, Kurmanji4,4000.70 %1.00 %1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
 T
Kuuku-YauY50.00 %50.00 %5 ChristianityTorres Strait Creole   
Lao12,0001.90 %3.50 %1 BuddhismLaoP
Lao
 T
Latvian9,00050.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityLatvian, StandardP
Latvian
  
Lithuanian13,0001.30 %80.00 %3 ChristianityEnglishP
Lithuanian
  
Mabuiag1,000Y30.00 %67.00 %5 ChristianityKala Lagaw Ya   
Macedonian60,0000.50 %91.00 %3 ChristianityMacedonianP
Macedonian
 T
Malay141,0000.25 %0.30 %1 IslamMalayP
Malay
M
Malay of Australia
T
Malay, Cocos Islands1,3000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamMalay, Cocos IslandsP
Malay, Cocos Islands
M
Malay, Cocos Islands of Australia
T
Maltese60,0000.50 %100.00 %3 ChristianityMalteseP
Maltese
 T
Mandaean4,1000.00 %0.00 %1 Other / SmallMandaicP
Mandaean
 T
Maori43,00026.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityMaoriP
Maori
 T
Martu Wangka1,100Y30.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityMartu WangkaP
Martu Wangka
  
Maung, Managari400Y20.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityMaung   
Mauritian24,00018.00 %51.00 %5 ChristianityMorisyen   
Miriam, Mer200Y30.00 %67.00 %5 ChristianityMeriam Mir   
Miriwung200Y3.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityMiriwoong   
Mongol, Khalka2,1000.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsMongolian, HalhP
Mongol, Khalka
  
Murinbata2,000Y5.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityMurrinh-Patha   
NakaraY10.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNa-kara   
NangikurrunggurrY1.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsNgan'gityemerri   
Narrinyeri200Y4.00 %66.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Neo-Melanesian Papuan28,00025.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTok Pisin  T
Nepali, general62,0001.50 %2.00 %1 HinduismNepaliP
Nepali, general
  
NgalkbunY4.00 %7.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGunwinggu   
Ngarinman, HainmanY7.00 %16.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNgarinyman   
NgarinyinY25.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityNgarinyin   
Ngarluma200Y5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Norwegian2,90010.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityNorwegianP
Norwegian
  
Nuer2,2009.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNuerP
Nuer
  
Nunggubuyu300Y25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityNunggubuyu   
Nyanganyatjara1,100Y20.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityNgaanyatjarra   
Nyangumarda200Y30.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityNyangumarta   
Nyigina100Y10.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEnglish   
Nyunga500Y2.00 %75.00 %3 ChristianityNyungar M
Nyunga of Australia
 
Oromo, Arsi3,1003.40 %7.00 %4 IslamOromo, Borana-Arsi-GujiP
Oromo, Arsi
M
Oromo, Arsi of Australia
 
Panytyima100Y10.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBanyjima   
Pashtun, Northern8,9000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPashto, NorthernP
Pashtun, Northern
M
Pashtun, Northern of Australia
T
Persian59,0000.70 %0.80 %1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Pintiini200Y35.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityPintiini   
Pintupi1,300Y5.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Pintupi-Luritja1,100Y18.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityPintupi-LuritjaP
Pintupi-Luritja
  
Pitcairner60037.50 %95.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Pitjantjatjara3,600Y40.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityPitjantjatjara   
Polish73,0000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
 T
Portuguese21,0003.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Pukapuka1,40012.69 %90.00 %5 ChristianityPukapukaP
Pukapuka
  
Punjabi132,0000.60 %1.00 %1 IslamPunjabi, EasternP
Punjabi
  
RembarrngaY25.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsRembarrnga   
RitarungoY35.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsRitharrngu   
Rohingya2,3000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamRohingyaP
Rohingya
M
Rohingya of Australia
 
Romani, Balkan7,2002.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityRomani, BalkanP
Romani, Balkan
 T
Romanian13,0007.00 %84.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian26,0002.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Samoan22,00018.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianitySamoanP
Samoan
  
Serb84,0000.30 %80.90 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
Shona11,00032.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianityShonaP
Shona
  
Sinhalese112,0000.00 %0.00 %1 BuddhismSinhalaP
Sinhalese
 T
Slovak6,30028.01 %74.00 %5 ChristianitySlovakP
Slovak
  
Slovene5,3001.00 %87.00 %3 ChristianitySloveneP
Slovene
  
Somali14,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamSomaliP
Somali
  
South Asian, Bengali-Speakin55,0001.00 %9.00 %2 IslamBengaliP
South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
  
South Asian, general414,0003.00 %10.00 %4 HinduismEnglishP
South Asian, general
 T
Spaniard, general122,0004.00 %93.50 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard, general
  
Swahili12,0000.60 %3.00 %1 IslamSwahiliP
Swahili
  
Swedish9,0006.00 %58.00 %4 ChristianitySwedishP
Swedish
  
Tamil73,0001.00 %2.00 %1 HinduismTamilP
Tamil
  
Thaayoore, Taior400Y10.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKuuk Thayorre   
Thai68,0000.30 %0.80 %1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai
 T
Tigray, Tigrinya4,6002.00 %95.00 %3 ChristianityTigrignaP
Tigray, Tigrinya
  
Tiwi2,000Y12.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityTiwiP
Tiwi
  
Tjupany300Y8.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityTjupany   
Tongan13,00022.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityTongan   
Torres Strait Islander6,200Y25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityTorres Strait Creole   
Turk46,0000.15 %0.20 %1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Ukrainian19,0003.00 %75.70 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
UmpilaY2.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityUmpila   
Urdu69,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamUrduP
Urdu
  
Vietnamese224,0002.00 %22.00 %2 BuddhismVietnameseP
Vietnamese
  
Walmatjari300Y25.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityWalmajarriP
Walmatjari
  
Wambaya100Y3.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityWambaya   
Wardaman100Y20.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityWardaman   
Warlpiri2,300Y40.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityWarlpiriP
Warlpiri
  
Warumungu300Y3.50 %9.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWarumungu   
Watjari300Y10.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEnglish   
Welsh46,0009.00 %62.00 %4 ChristianityWelshP
Welsh
 T
Wik-IiyanhY20.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsWik-Iiyanh   
Wik-Munkan500Y30.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityWik-Mungkan   
Wik-NgathanaY30.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityWik-Ngathana   
Wiradhuri100Y1.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityEnglish   
WororaY25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Yankunytjatjara700Y30.00 %50.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsYankunytjatjara   
Yanyuwa100Y8.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYanyuwa   
Yidiny200Y4.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityYidiny   
Yindjibarndi400Y20.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsYindjibarndi   
Yoruba, Oyo1,90048.00 %59.75 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba, Oyo
  
Total People Groups:   202 24,754,000 89     29      111 12 45
Unclassified / Other Individuals 449,000  
UN Country Population (2019) 25,203,000  
Other reported groups:  4  
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Australia – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 29 14.4 % 1,289,000 5.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 9 4.5 % 459,000 1.9 %
  3 - Superficially reached 24 11.9 % 821,000 3.3 %
  4 - Partially reached 59 29.2 % 2,103,000 8.5 %
  5 - Significantly reached 81 40.1 % 20,082,000 81.1 %
Totals 202   24,754,000  


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.
Australia – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

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Aboriginal Creole
7,200


Afrikaner
66,000


Americans, U.S.
88,000


Amhara, Ethiopian
6,800


Anglo-Australian
17,316,000


Anglo-Canadian
41,000


Anglo-New Zealander
529,000


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Anglo-Romani
6,400


Anglo-South African
99,000


Arab, Egyptian
48,000


Arab, general
69,000


Arab, Iraqi
69,000


Arab, Sudanese
36,000


Arab, Syro-Lebanese
80,000


Armenian
44,000


Assyrian
32,000


Belarusian
6,200


Bosniak
34,000


British
978,000


Bulgarian
11,000


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Burmese
13,000


Cebuano
5,500


Chilean
32,000


Chin, Hakha
4,800


Cook Islands Maori
5,100


Croat
69,000


Cypriots, Greek
26,000


Czech
23,000


Danish
5,800


Djambarrapuyngu
4,300


Dutch
72,000


Estonian
1,800


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Fijian
63,000


Fijian Hindi
2,700


Filipino, Tagalog
241,000


Finnish
11,000


French
25,000


German
105,000


Greek
96,000


Gujarati
53,000


Gumatj
100


Han Chinese, Cantonese
94,000


Han Chinese, Hakka
13,000


Han Chinese, Mandarin
504,000


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Han Chinese, Min Nan
18,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Wu
3,400


Hazara
16,000


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Hmong Njua
2,100


Hungarian
28,000


Igbo
2,000


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Indonesian
75,000


Italian
178,000


Japanese
36,000


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Javanese
13,000


Jew, English Speaking
113,000


Karen, S'gaw
9,300


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Khmer
35,000


Korean
101,000


Krio, Creole
3,600


Kuku-Yalanji
300


Kurd, Kurmanji
4,400


Lao
12,000


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Latvian
9,000


Lithuanian
13,000


Macedonian
60,000


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Malay
141,000


Malay, Cocos Islands
1,300


Maltese
60,000


Mandaean
4,100


Maori
43,000


Martu Wangka
1,100


Mongol, Khalka
2,100


Nepali, general
62,000


Norwegian
2,900


Nuer
2,200


Oromo, Arsi
3,100


Pashtun, Northern
8,900


Persian
59,000


Pintupi-Luritja
1,100


Polish
73,000


Portuguese
21,000


Pukapuka
1,400


Punjabi
132,000


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Rohingya
2,300


Romani, Balkan
7,200


Romanian
13,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
26,000


Samoan
22,000


Serb
84,000


Shona
11,000


Sinhalese
112,000


Slovak
6,300


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Slovene
5,300


Somali
14,000


South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
55,000


South Asian, general
414,000


Spaniard, general
122,000


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Swahili
12,000


Swedish
9,000


Tamil
73,000


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Thai
68,000


Tigray, Tigrinya
4,600


Tiwi
2,000


Turk
46,000


Ukrainian
19,000


Urdu
69,000


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Vietnamese
224,000


Walmatjari
300


Warlpiri
2,300


Welsh
46,000


Yoruba, Oyo
1,900

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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Afrikaansafr10Complete
Albanian, Toskals10Complete
Alyawarraly10Portions
Amharicamh10Complete
Angloromanirme10Portions
Anindilyakwaaoi10Complete
Anmatyerreamx10Portions
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm22NT
Arabic, South Levantine Spokenajp10Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spokenapd10NT
Armenianhye10Complete
Arrarnta, Westernare10Complete
Arrernte, Easternaer10NT
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Auslanasf10Portions
Bandjalangbdy10Unspecified
Banyjimapnw10Unspecified
Bardibcj10Unspecified
Bavarianbar10Complete
Belarusianbel10Complete
Bengaliben10Complete
Bosnianbos11Complete
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Bunubabck10Unspecified
Burarrabvr10NT
Burmesemya11Complete
Cebuanoceb10Complete
Chin, Hakhacnh10Complete
Chinese, Hakkahak10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Chinese, Min Nannan10Complete
Chinese, Wuwuu10Complete
Chinese, Yueyue10Complete
Cook Islands Maorirar10Complete
Croatianhrv10Complete
Czechces10Complete
Danishdan10Complete
Dariprs11Complete
Dayidax10Unspecified
Dhangu-Djangudhg10Portions
Dhuwaldwu10Trans Needed
Dhuwayadwy10Portions
Djambarrpuyngudjr10NT
Djamindjungdjd10Unspecified
Djeebbanadjj10Trans Started
Djinangdji10Portions
Djinbadjb10Trans Needed
Dutchnld10Complete
Englisheng211Complete
Estonian, Standardekk10Complete
Fijianfij10Complete
Finnishfin10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Garrwawrk10Portions
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Gooniyandigni10Unspecified
Greekell20Complete
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Gumatjgnn10NT
Gunwinggugup30NT
Gupapuynguguf10Portions
Gurindjigue10Portions
Gurindji Kriolgjr10Trans Needed
Gurr-gonigge10Trans Needed
Guugu Yimidhirrkky10Portions
Hazaragihaz11Portions
Hindi, Fijihif10NT
Hmong Njuahnj11Complete
Hungarianhun10Complete
Igboibo10Complete
Indonesianind10Complete
Italianita10Complete
Iwaidjaibd10Portions
Japanesejpn11Complete
Jaruddj10Unspecified
Javanesejav10Complete
Kala Lagaw Yamwp10NT
Karen, S'gawksw10Complete
Kaytetyegbb10Trans Needed
Khmerkhm11Complete
Kijagia10Portions
Koko-Berakkp10Unspecified
Konkani, Goangom10Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Kriokri10Complete
Kriolrop10Complete
Kukatjakux10Portions
Kuku-Yalanjigvn10NT
Kumbainggarkgs10Trans Needed
Kunjenkjn10Portions
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Kuuk Thayorrethd10Portions
Laolao11Complete
Latvian, Standardlvs10Complete
Macedonianmkd10Complete
Malayzlm11Complete
Malay, Cocos Islandscoa11Trans Needed
Maltesemlt10Complete
Mandaicmid11Unspecified
Maorimri10Complete
Martu Wangkampj10Portions
Maungmph10Portions
Meriam Mirulk10Portions
Miriwoongmep10Unspecified
Mongolian, Halhkhk11Complete
Morisyenmfe10NT
Murrinh-Pathamwf10Portions
Na-karanck10Unspecified
Nepalinpi11Complete
Ngaanyatjarrantj10NT
Ngan'gityemerrinam10Unspecified
Ngarinyinung10Unspecified
Ngarinymannbj10Unspecified
Norwegiannor10Complete
Nuernus10Complete
Nunggubuyunuy10NT
Nyangumartanna10Portions
Nyungarnys10Portions
Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Gujigax10Complete
Pashto, Northernpbu11Complete
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Pintiinipti10Trans Needed
Pintupi-Luritjapiu10NT
Pitjantjatjarapjt10NT
Polishpol10Complete
Portuguesepor10Complete
Pukapukapkp10Trans Started
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Rembarrngarmb10Trans Needed
Ritharrngurit10Unspecified
Rohingyarhg11Portions
Romani, Balkanrmn10Complete
Romanianron10Complete
Rundirun10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Samoansmo10Complete
Serbiansrp10Complete
Sheltasth10Trans Needed
Shonasna10Complete
Sinhalasin11Complete
Slovakslk10Complete
Sloveneslv10Complete
Somalisom11Complete
Spanishspa20Complete
Swahiliswh11Complete
Swedishswe10Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Tamiltam11Complete
Thaitha11Complete
Tigrignatir10Complete
Tiwitiw10Portions
Tjupanytjp10Unspecified
Tok Pisintpi20Complete
Tonganton10Complete
Torres Strait Creoletcs20NT
Turkishtur11Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Umpilaump10Unspecified
Urduurd11Complete
Vietnamesevie10Complete
Walmajarriwmt10Portions
Wambayawmb10Unspecified
Wardamanwrr10Unspecified
Warlpiriwbp10NT
Warumunguwrm10Trans Started
Welshcym10Complete
Wik-Iiyanhwij10Trans Needed
Wik-Mungkanwim10NT
Wik-Ngathanawig10Unspecified
Yankunytjatjarakdd10Unspecified
Yanyuwajao10Portions
Yidinyyii10Unspecified
Yindjibarndiyij10Portions
Yorubayor10Complete
Totals: 175 202 29   138 80 93 145 56
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Australia – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 14.1 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Australia – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Australia. Ministries in the Australia section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Australia and Pacific section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Australia   Ministries in Australia and Pacific
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Country Level Ministries Size
Africa Inland Mission, InternationalMedium
AMG InternationalLarge
Apostolic Christian Church Foundation, Missionary CommitteeMedium
Baptist World Aid, AustraliaSmall
Biblical Ministries WorldwideMedium
BILD InternationalSmall
Chosen People MinistriesSmall
Christian and Missionary AllianceLarge
Christian Witness to IsraelSmall
Church Mission SocietyMedium
Church of God, Anderson, IndianaMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Elim FellowshipMedium
Fellowship International MissionMedium
Foursquare Missions InternationalMedium
Friends of Israel Gospel MinistryMedium
Global InterActionMedium
Global Outreach MissionMedium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World MissionsMedium
Global Recordings NetworkMedium
Gospel Fellowship AssociationMedium
Grace Ministries InternationalMedium
HCJB GlobalMedium
Independent Faith MissionMedium
International Board of Jewish MissionsSmall
International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchMedium
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Jews for JesusMedium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and MissionsSmall
Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission ConventionMedium
Mission Aviation FellowshipMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
Open Air Campaigners (OAC)Medium
Open Bible ChurchesSmall
Open Doors InternationalMedium
Presbyterian Missionary UnionSmall
Salvation ArmyMedium
TEAR AustraliaMedium
Teen Missions InternationalMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
The Leprosy MissionMedium
WEC InternationalLarge
World Baptist Fellowship Mission AgencyMedium
Youth for Christ InternationalLarge
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  45
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Ministries Listed:  25
Data Sources
 
People Selector:
Australia – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 24,754,000
Percent Urbanization 86 %
Total People Groups 202
Unreached People Groups 29
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Official National Language English
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 64.1%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 14.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.939 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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