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  • RELIGION: CHRISTIANITY - ORTHODOX



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 289

Population: 199,114,700

Unreached people groups: 249

UPG population: 163,601,100

Unengaged UPGs: 116

UUPG population: 4,646,650

Number of countries: 69


Base Religion: Christianity

Description: Orthodox Christianity includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches. These traditions split from the Roman Catholic Church over doctrinal, cultural and linguistic differences. The Orthodox Church considers itself the present-day continuation of the theology and practice established by Jesus Christ through his Apostles.


People groups: 289

Population: 199,114,700

Unreached people groups: 249

UPG population: 163,601,100

Unengaged UPGs: 116

UUPG population: 4,646,650

Number of countries: 69