Joshua Project Progress Scale
The Joshua Project Progress Scale is an estimate of the progress of church planting among a people group, people cluster, language or country. The Progress Scale is derived from people group values for percent Evangelical and percent Professing Christian.
Level Description Criteria
1Unreached
Few evangelicals and few who identify as Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Evangelicals <= 2%
Professing Christians <= 5%
2Minimally reached
Few evangelicals, but significant number who identify as Christians.
Evangelicals <= 2%
Professing Christians > 5% and <= 50%
3Superficially reached
Few evangelicals, but many who identify as Christians. In great need of spiritual renewal and commitment to biblical faith.
Evangelicals <= 2%
Professing Christians > 50%
4Partially reached
Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Evangelicals > 2% and <= 10%
5Significantly reached
Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Evangelicals > 10%