Iraqi Christians are mostly Ethnic Chaldeans and Syriacs – Official Records

Iraqi Christians and their ethnicity

2017, Published research by Chaldean Patriarch Website:

The following information provides some details about the liberated towns in Nineveh Plain:

Towns liberated by Iraqi forces: Qaraqosh, Karamleis, Bartella and Tilkeif.
Towns liberated by Peshmarga forces: Ba’shiqa, Bahzani, Telluskof, Baqofa and Batnaya.

According to the census of 1987, #Christians in #Iraq were 1,264,000; while they are less than 500.000 today.

In Mosul and Ninewa Plain before the genocide of evil radical islamist ISIS, Christians (mostly #Chaldean people) were about 130,000 people. Currently, they are about 90,000 people out of which 40,000 have left already due to ongoing persecution and displacement.

Distribution of ethnic groups in Mosul and Ninewa Plain:

Mosul: Chaldeans, Syriacs, Armenians and few Assyrians (Chaldean Nestorians), Kurds, Turkman, Shabak, Arab Shiiat and majority Sunni Muslims.

Qaraqosh: Baghdeda: Syriacs (who has Mar Behnam Monastery in Nemrud), Chaldeans and minority Muslims (Arab & Shaback).
Karemales: Chaldeans
Bartella: Syriacs and minority Muslims (Arab & Shaback)
Ba’shiqah: Syriacs, Yazidis and minority Muslims (Arab & Shaback).
Bahzany: Syriacs,Yazidis and minority Muslims (Arab & Shaback).).
Merghe: Syriacs
Telkeppe or Telkaif: Chaldeans, few displaced Assyrians and Sunni Arabs
Batnaya: Chaldeans
Mar Oraha: Chaldeans
Baqofah: Chaldeans
Telluskof: Chaldeans
Sharafyia: Assyrians and Chaldeans
Alqosh: Chaldeans
Bandwaya: Chaldeans
Ain Sifni: Chaldeans, Assyrians, Yazidis and Sunnis.
Agajnaan Village near Karemles: Established in 2007 for 20 Armenian families displaced from #Mosul