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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Lodha (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  6,719,000
Status: Unreached
Berber, Uregu of Morocco
Population:  73,000
Status: Unreached
Groma of China
Population:  19,000
Status: Unreached
Dong, Southern of China
Population:  1,242,000
Status: Unreached
Romani, Vlax of Pakistan
Population:  20,000
Status: Unreached
Changpa of India
Population:  2,700
Status: Unreached
Arakh of Nepal
Population:  600
Status: Unreached
Iberogen, Igdalen of Niger
Population:  53,000
Status: Unreached
Dhobi (Muslim traditions) of Pakistan
Population:  1,174,000
Status: Unreached
Arab, Jordanian of Canada
Population:  5,500
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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