Central Asian Peoples



features People Group Strategic Needs

The following pie charts reflect real-time current status of people groups. Hover over the charts/graphs and click on the pop-up window links to learn more about a specific people group.

PG* (People Group) is the largest group through which the gospel can flow without encountering significant barriers of understanding and acceptance.

UPG* (Unreached People Group) is when the percentage of evangelical Christians in the people group is less than 2 percent.

UUPG* (Unengaged Unreached People Group) is Unreached plus there is no intentional church planting strategy being implemented.


People Group Highlights

Displaying 1-21 of 21 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Population Total
 
Central Asia PeoplesPersian-Median 0
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam220,000
PashtunAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam - Sunni18,000
AzerbaijaniAzerbaijanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Shia26,850
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam2,100
Turkish CypriotCyprusCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam3,200
Meskhetian TurkGeorgiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni12,500
BalochiIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam275
Iranian, PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam354,457
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam40,000
Kurd, BehdiniIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam - Sunni1,100
YazidisIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianEthnic Religions - Other / Marginal1,050
AdygheJordanCentral Asia PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni6,200
KazakhKazakhstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni23,600
KyrgyzKyrgyzstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni1,461
TajikPakistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam150
KarachayRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni5,100
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam7,000
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni130,000
TurkmenTurkmenistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni200
Uzbek, SouthernUzbekistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni26,500