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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Arab, Libyan of Libya
Population:  1,590,000
Status: Unreached
Baloch Rakhshani of Pakistan
Population:  501,000
Status: Unreached
Hadi of Bangladesh
Population:  56,000
Status: Unreached
Bayad of Mongolia
Population:  64,000
Status: Unreached
Teli (Muslim traditions) of India
Population:  1,694,000
Status: Unreached
Dungan of Kyrgyzstan
Population:  68,000
Status: Unreached
Zaza-Dimli of Turkey
Population:  1,740,000
Status: Unreached
Kucong of Vietnam
Population:  7,900
Status: Unreached
Hajam of India
Population:  1,976,000
Status: Unreached
Nosu, Xiaoliangshan of China
Population:  551,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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