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Algeria – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Algerian, Arabic-speaking23,931,000Y0.90 %1.00 %Y1.2 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Algerian, Arabic-speaking
M
Algerian, Arabic-speaking of Algeria
T
Arab, Egyptian15,0002.00 %11.00 %2.2 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokeP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi3,9000.70 %0.70 %Y1.2 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Algeria
T
Arab, Moroccan152,0000.15 %0.15 %Y1.2 IslamArabic, Moroccan SpokeP
Arab, Moroccan
 T
Bedouin, Chaamba115,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian Spoke M
Bedouin, Chaamba of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Dui-Menia69,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Bedouin, Dui-Menia
M
Bedouin, Dui-Menia of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Laguat69,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Bedouin, Laguat
M
Bedouin, Laguat of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Nail32,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Bedouin, Nail
M
Bedouin, Nail of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Ruarha69,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Bedouin, Ruarha
M
Bedouin, Ruarha of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Sidi115,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian Spoke M
Bedouin, Sidi of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Suafa69,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian Spoke M
Bedouin, Suafa of Algeria
T
Bedouin, Tajakant1,488,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Bedouin, Tajakant
 T
Bedouin, Ziban231,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Bedouin, Ziban
M
Bedouin, Ziban of Algeria
T
Belbali3,300Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamKorandje  T
Belorusian4003.50 %70.00 %3.1 ChristianityBelarusanP
Belorusian
  
Berber, Figig69,000Y0.00 %0.02 %Y1.1 IslamTamazight, Central AtlP
Berber, Figig
M
Berber, Figig of Algeria
T
Berber, Imazighen1,384,000Y0.38 %0.38 %Y1.2 IslamTamazight, Central AtlP
Berber, Imazighen
M
Berber, Imazighen of Algeria
T
Berber, Kabyle5,070,000Y5.50 %6.00 %3.2 IslamKabyleP
Berber, Kabyle
M
Berber, Kabyle of Algeria
T
Berber, Menasser69,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamTamazight, Central AtlP
Berber, Menasser
M
Berber, Menasser of Algeria
T
Berber, Mozabite158,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamTumzabtP
Berber, Mozabite
M
Berber, Mozabite of Algeria
T
Berber, Northern Shilha715,000Y0.01 %0.02 %Y1.1 IslamTarifitP
Berber, Northern Shilha
M
Berber, Northern Shilha of Algeria
T
Berber, Shawiya1,961,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamTachawitP
Berber, Shawiya
M
Berber, Shawiya of Algeria
T
Berber, Taznatit64,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1.1 IslamTaznatit M
Berber, Taznatit of Algeria
T
Berber, Tidikelt Tamzight1,000Y0.01 %0.03 %Y1.1 IslamTamazight, Tidikelt M
Berber, Tidikelt Tamzight of Algeria
T
Berber, Tougourt8,100Y0.04 %0.05 %Y1.2 IslamTamazight, TemacineP
Berber, Tougourt
M
Berber, Tougourt of Algeria
T
Chenoua83,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamChenoua  T
Chinese, general30,0000.80 %1.00 %Y1.2 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
DeafY0.00 %0.28 %Y1.1 IslamAlgerian Sign Language   
French11,0000.40 %66.00 %2.2 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Hausa9,9000.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
  
Idaksahak2,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamTadaksahakP
Idaksahak
M
Idaksahak of Algeria
T
Jew, French6000.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 Ethnic ReligionsFrenchP
Jew, French
 T
Ouargla5,800Y0.02 %0.05 %Y1.2 IslamTagargrent M
Ouargla of Algeria
T
Romani, Baltic3,800Y0.09 %0.09 %Y1.2 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Romani, Baltic
M
Romani, Baltic of Algeria
T
Russian4000.30 %70.00 %2.2 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Saharawi185,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokeP
Saharawi
M
Saharawi of Algeria
T
Shilha, Southern265,000Y0.00 %0.09 %Y1.1 IslamTachelhitP
Shilha, Southern
M
Shilha, Southern of Algeria
T
Spaniard1,8000.20 %69.00 %2.2 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Tuareg, Algerian128,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1.1 IslamArabic, Algerian SaharP
Tuareg, Algerian
 T
Tuareg, Hoggar36,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamTamahaq, TahaggartP
Tuareg, Hoggar
M
Tuareg, Hoggar of Algeria
T
Turk2,9000.00 %0.00 %Y1.1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
  
Total People Groups:   41 36,628,000 29     35 1.2     32 26 33
Unclassified / Other Individuals 57,000  
UN Country Population (2013) 36,685,000  
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Algeria – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  Level 1 - Unreached / Least-Reached 35 85.4 % 31,529,000 86.1 %
  Level 2 - Nominal / Formative Church 4 9.8 % 29,000 0.1 %
  Level 3 - Established / Significant Church 2 4.9 % 5,070,000 13.8 %
Totals 41   36,628,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Algeria – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Algerian Sign Languageasp11None
Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spokenaao11Need?
Arabic, Algerian Spokenarq1212NT
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11None
Arabic, Moroccan Spokenary11NT
Belarusanbel10Complete
Chenouacnu11None
Chinese, Mandarincmn11Complete
Frenchfra21Complete
Hausahau11Complete
Kabylekab10Complete
Korandjekcy11None
Russianrus10Complete
Spanishspa10Complete
Tachawitshy11Portions
Tachelhitshi11NT
Tadaksahakdsq11None
Tagargrentoua11Need?
Tamahaq, Tahaggartthv11Portions
Tamazight, Central Atlastzm33Portions
Tamazight, Temacinetjo11Need?
Tamazight, Tidikelttia11Need?
Tarifitrif11NT
Taznatitgrr11Need?
Tumzabtmzb11None
Turkishtur11Complete
Totals: 27 41 35   16 8 17 20 12
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Algeria – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 1.4 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Christian Adherent Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Christian Adherent Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Algeria – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Algeria. Ministries in the Algeria section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Middle East and North Africa section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Algeria   Ministries in Middle East and North Africa
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Algeria – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 36,628,000
Percent Urbanization 73 %
Total People Groups 41
Unreached People Groups 35
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National LanguageFrench
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 1.5%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 1.4%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1.2
Persecution Ranking 29 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.713 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
Library of Congress
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. The results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
[2]  Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. The results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
 
Prayer Cards
Download Algeria unreached peoples prayer cards (273 KB)

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Maps
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Ethnolinguistic Map (Univ of Texas)
Perry-Castaneda Map Collection


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