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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Mru of Bangladesh
Population:  33,000
Status: Unreached
Berber, Rif of Morocco
Population:  1,540,000
Status: Unreached
Tunni of Somalia
Population:  41,000
Status: Unreached
Nunu of China
Population:  63,000
Status: Unreached
Tuareg, Arabized of Niger
Population:  459,000
Status: Unreached
Nosu, Tianba of China
Population:  109,000
Status: Unreached
Zaza-Dimli of Turkey
Population:  1,690,000
Status: Unreached
Nasu, Southern of China
Population:  136,000
Status: Unreached
Wolio of Indonesia
Population:  240,000
Status: Unreached
Sarki of Nepal
Population:  364,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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