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Kyrgyzstan
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Kyrgyzstan – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Arab, Uzbeki40024.47 %2 IslamArabic, Uzbeki Spoken   
Armenian8009.00 %93.03 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
  
Azerbaijani22,0000.00 %1.01 %1 IslamAzerbaijani, NorthP
Azerbaijani
M
Azerbaijani of Kyrgyzstan
T
Balkar1,3000.00 %2.03 %1 IslamKarachay-BalkarP
Balkar
 T
Bashkir9000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBashkortP
Bashkir
M
Bashkir of Kyrgyzstan
T
Belarusian1,0001.30 %69.98 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Bulgarian5001.90 %77.84 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Chechen1,7000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamChechenP
Chechen
 T
Chinese, general9002.00 %4.43 %1 BuddhismChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
 T
Dargin2,3000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamDargwaP
Dargin
 T
Deaf48,000Y5.27 %2 IslamRussian Sign Language   
Dungan67,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamDunganP
Dungan
M
Dungan of Kyrgyzstan
T
Georgian6000.40 %77.05 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
 T
German6,1002.00 %61.99 %3 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Hemshin1,1000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamArmenian, WesternP
Hemshin
  
Hui, Muslim Chinese1,9000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamChinese, MandarinP
Hui, Muslim Chinese
  
Kalmyk-Oirat3,7000.00 %0.00 %1 BuddhismKalmyk-OiratP
Kalmyk-Oirat
 T
Karachai1,6000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKarachay-BalkarP
Karachai
 T
Karakalpak1,2000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKarakalpakP
Karakalpak
M
Karakalpak of Kyrgyzstan
T
Kazakh26,0000.10 %0.10 %1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
M
Kazakh of Kyrgyzstan
T
Korean16,00016.00 %26.34 %5 BuddhismKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kurd, Kurmanji15,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
M
Kurd, Kurmanji of Kyrgyzstan
T
Kyrgyz4,620,000Y0.09 %0.09 %1 IslamKyrgyzP
Kyrgyz
M
Kyrgyz of Kyrgyzstan
T
Lezgin2,6000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamLezgiP
Lezgin
 T
Lyuli5000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamDomariP
Lyuli
 T
Pashtun, Northern6000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPashto, NorthernP
Pashtun, Northern
M
Pashtun, Northern of Kyrgyzstan
 
Romani, Domari5000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamDomariP
Romani, Domari
 T
Russian397,0003.00 %62.00 %4 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Tajik55,0000.09 %0.09 %1 IslamTajikP
Tajik
M
Tajik of Kyrgyzstan
T
Tatar24,000Y0.04 %0.42 %1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
M
Tatar of Kyrgyzstan
T
Tatar, Crimean6000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamCrimean TatarP
Tatar, Crimean
 T
Tuerke3000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamIli TurkiP
Tuerke
  
Turk47,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Turk, Meskhetian23,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKyrgyzP
Turk, Meskhetian
 T
Turkmen4,9000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTurkmenP
Turkmen
M
Turkmen of Kyrgyzstan
T
Ukrainian12,0003.80 %77.99 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Uyghur54,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamUyghurP
Uyghur
M
Uyghur of Kyrgyzstan
T
Uzbek, Northern910,000Y0.18 %0.18 %1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
M
Uzbek, Northern of Kyrgyzstan
T
Total People Groups:   38 6,372,000 5     28      36 13 28
Unclassified / Other Individuals 44,000  
UN Country Population (2019) 6,416,000  
Other reported groups:  8  
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Kyrgyzstan – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 28 73.7 % 5,890,000 92.4 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 5.3 % 48,000 0.8 %
  3 - Superficially reached 4 10.5 % 8,200 0.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 3 7.9 % 410,000 6.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 2.6 % 16,000 0.3 %
Totals 38   6,372,000  


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

Armenian
800


Azerbaijani
22,000


Balkar
1,300


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Bashkir
900


Belarusian
1,000


Bulgarian
500


Chechen
1,700


Chinese, general
900


Dargin
2,300


© Copyrighted Photo
Dungan
67,000


Georgian
600


German
6,100


Hemshin
1,100


Hui, Muslim Chinese
1,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Kalmyk-Oirat
3,700


Karachai
1,600


Karakalpak
1,200


Kazakh
26,000


Korean
16,000


Kurd, Kurmanji
15,000


Kyrgyz
4,620,000


Lezgin
2,600


Lyuli
500


Pashtun, Northern
600


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Romani, Domari
500


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Russian
397,000


Tajik
55,000


Tatar
24,000


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Tatar, Crimean
600


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Tuerke
300


Turk
47,000


Turk, Meskhetian
23,000


Turkmen
4,900


Ukrainian
12,000


Uyghur
54,000


Uzbek, Northern
910,000

Kyrgyzstan People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Kyrgyzstan – Languages
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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
Arabic, Uzbeki Spokenauz10Unspecified
Armenianhye10Complete
Armenian, Westernhyw11Complete
Azerbaijani, Northazj11Complete
Bashkortbak11NT
Belarusianbel10Complete
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Chechenche11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn22Complete
Crimean Tatarcrh11Complete
Dargwadar11Portions
Domarirmt22Portions
Dungandng11Portions
Georgiankat10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Ili Turkiili11Unspecified
Kalmyk-Oiratxal11NT
Karachay-Balkarkrc22NT
Karakalpakkaa11NT
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Kyrgyzkir22Complete
Lezgilez11NT
Pashto, Northernpbu11Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Russian Sign Languagersl10Portions
Tajiktgk11Complete
Tatartat11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Turkmentuk11Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Uyghuruig11Complete
Uzbek, Northernuzn11Complete
Totals: 34 38 28   32 24 31 28 10
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Kyrgyzstan – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.3 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
% 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.
Kyrgyzstan – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Kyrgyzstan. Ministries in the Kyrgyzstan section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Asia, Central 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.
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Kyrgyzstan – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 6,372,000
Percent Urbanization 36 %
Total People Groups 38
Unreached People Groups 28
Region Asia, Central
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Kyrgyz
Secondary National LanguageRussian
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 4.3%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.3%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.664 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
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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