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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Beja, Bisharin of Sudan
Population:  37,000
Status: Unreached
Kota Bangun Kutai of Indonesia
Population:  141,000
Status: Unreached
Arab, Bahraini of Bahrain
Population:  763,000
Status: Unreached
Lematang of Indonesia
Population:  305,000
Status: Unreached
Masalit of Sudan
Population:  444,000
Status: Unreached
Oroqen of China
Population:  11,000
Status: Unreached
Kahar (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  8,561,000
Status: Unreached
Tanti (Hindu traditions) of India
Population:  4,895,000
Status: Unreached
Lampung Pesisir of Indonesia
Population:  555,000
Status: Unreached
Lhokpu of Bhutan
Population:  3,500
Status: Unreached


Largest Unreached

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