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Tajikistan
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Tajikistan – 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
Aimaq1,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamAimaqP
Aimaq
 T
Arab, Tajiki1,500Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamArabic, Tajiki SpokenP
Arab, Tajiki
M
Arab, Tajiki of Tajikistan
T
Arab, Uzbeki5,1000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamArabic, Uzbeki Spoken   
Armenian9,3008.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityArmenian, WesternP
Armenian
  
Baloch, Western6,6000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBalochi, WesternP
Baloch, Western
  
Bashkir8,6001.00 %3.00 %1 IslamBashkortP
Bashkir
  
Belarusian6,7002.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Chinese, general1,0000.00 %10.00 %2 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
 T
Chuvash4,0001.80 %55.00 %3 ChristianityChuvashP
Chuvash
  
Deaf79,000Y1.04 %1 IslamLanguage unknownP
Deaf
 T
Georgian1,5002.00 %88.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
  
Ghami31,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTajik   
Hazara1,7000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamHazaragiP
Hazara
  
Ishkashimi1,700Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamIshkashimiP
Ishkashimi
 T
Kataghan9,3000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamUzbek, Northern   
Kazakh8000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
M
Kazakh of Tajikistan
T
Khik (Wakhi)20,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWakhiP
Khik (Wakhi)
M
Khik (Wakhi) of Tajikistan
T
Korean80012.00 %23.00 %5 Non-ReligiousKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kulobi848,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTajikP
Kulobi
 T
Kyrgyz71,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKyrgyzP
Kyrgyz
M
Kyrgyz of Tajikistan
T
Lak2,2000.80 %1.00 %1 IslamLakP
Lak
M
Lak of Tajikistan
 
Lyuli4,700Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTajikP
Lyuli
 T
Parsee2,7000.00 %0.00 %1 Other / SmallPersian, IranianP
Parsee
M
Parsee of Tajikistan
T
Parya4,600Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamParyaP
Parya
 T
Pashtun4,9000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPashto, NorthernP
Pashtun
M
Pashtun of Tajikistan
T
Pashtun, Southern34,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPashto, SouthernP
Pashtun, Southern
 T
Persian6000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Romani, Domari3,200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamRussianP
Romani, Domari
 T
Russian27,0001.50 %61.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Sanglechi2,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamSanglechi M
Sanglechi of Tajikistan
T
Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan88,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamShughniP
Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan
M
Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan of Tajikistan
T
Tajik7,201,000Y0.05 %0.05 %1 IslamTajikP
Tajik
M
Tajik of Tajikistan
T
Tatar8,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
 T
Turk1,8000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Turk
 T
Turkmen19,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTurkmenP
Turkmen
M
Turkmen of Tajikistan
T
Ukrainian1,3003.00 %77.00 %4 ChristianityRussianP
Ukrainian
 T
Uzbek, Northern1,148,0000.13 %0.14 %1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
M
Uzbek, Northern of Tajikistan
T
Yagnob30,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTajikP
Yagnob
M
Yagnob of Tajikistan
T
Yazgul11,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTajik M
Yazgul of Tajikistan
T
Total People Groups:   39 9,703,000 15     31      34 14 27
Unclassified / Other Individuals 47,000  
UN Country Population (2021) 9,750,000  
Other reported groups:  20  
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Tajikistan – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 31 79.5 % 9,651,000 99.5 %
  2 - Minimally reached 1 2.6 % 1,000 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 4 10.3 % 39,000 0.4 %
  4 - Partially reached 2 5.1 % 11,000 0.1 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 2.6 % 800 0.0 %
Totals 39   9,703,000  


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

Aimaq
1,000


Arab, Tajiki
1,500


Armenian
9,300


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Baloch, Western
6,600


Bashkir
8,600


Belarusian
6,700


Chinese, general
1,000


Chuvash
4,000


Deaf
79,000


Georgian
1,500


Hazara
1,700


Ishkashimi
1,700


Kazakh
800


Khik (Wakhi)
20,000


Korean
800


Kulobi
848,000


Kyrgyz
71,000


Lak
2,200


Lyuli
4,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Parsee
2,700


Parya
4,600


Pashtun
4,900


Pashtun, Southern
34,000


Persian
600


© Copyrighted Photo
Romani, Domari
3,200


Russian
27,000


Shughni, Shugnan-Rushan
88,000


Tajik
7,201,000


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Tatar
8,000


Turk
1,800


Turkmen
19,000


Ukrainian
1,300


Uzbek, Northern
1,148,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Yagnob
30,000

Tajikistan People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Tajikistan – 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
Aimaqaiq11Trans Needed
Arabic, Tajiki Spokenabh11Trans Needed
Arabic, Uzbeki Spokenauz11Unspecified
Armenian, Westernhyw10Complete
Balochi, Westernbgn11Portions
Bashkortbak11NT
Belarusianbel10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Chuvashchv10Complete
Georgiankat10Complete
Hazaragihaz11Portions
Ishkashimiisk11Unspecified
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Kyrgyzkir11Complete
Laklbe11Portions
Language unknownxxx11Unspecified
Paryapaq11Unspecified
Pashto, Northernpbu11Complete
Pashto, Southernpbt11Portions
Persian, Iranianpes22Complete
Russianrus31Complete
Sanglechisgy11Trans Needed
Shughnisgh11Portions
Tajiktgk66Complete
Tatartat11Complete
Turkmentuk11Complete
Uzbek, Northernuzn22Complete
Wakhiwbl11Portions
Totals: 30 39 31   23 16 22 23 5
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Tajikistan – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.1 %
(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.
Tajikistan – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Tajikistan. Ministries in the Tajikistan 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.
Ministries in Tajikistan   Ministries in Asia, Central
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Tajikistan – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 9,703,000
Percent Urbanization 27 %
Total People Groups 39
Unreached People Groups 31
Region Asia, Central
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Tajik
Secondary National LanguageRussian
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 0.4%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 33 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.627 (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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