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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Jatt (Muslim traditions) of Pakistan
Population:  727,000
Status: Unreached
Tili of India
Population:  1,078,000
Status: Unreached
Pingdi of China
Population:  1,480,000
Status: Unreached
Lohar (Muslim traditions) of India
Population:  630,000
Status: Unreached
Dhobi (Muslim traditions) of India
Population:  980,000
Status: Unreached
Bhar of India
Population:  2,005,000
Status: Unreached
Pashtun, Southern of Afghanistan
Population:  9,338,000
Status: Unreached
Lohar (Muslim traditions) of Pakistan
Population:  2,141,000
Status: Unreached
Saini (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  715,000
Status: Unreached
Arakh of India
Population:  601,000
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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