Sub-Saharan African Peoples



features People Group Strategic Needs

The following pie charts reflect real-time current status of people groups. Hover over the charts/graphs and click on the pop-up window links to learn more about a specific people group.

PG* (People Group) is the largest group through which the gospel can flow without encountering significant barriers of understanding and acceptance.

UPG* (Unreached People Group) is when the percentage of evangelical Christians in the people group is less than 2 percent.

UUPG* (Unengaged Unreached People Group) is Unreached plus there is no intentional church planting strategy being implemented.


People Group Highlights

Displaying 51-81 of 81 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Population Total
 
South AfricanSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity53,500
Caboverdian MesticoCabo VerdeSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic45,000
YorubaNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions21,000
CongoleseCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity16,100
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal13,500
ZimbabweanZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity12,500
Krio, Sierra LeoneanSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions11,850
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic9,900
UgandanUgandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic8,000
MoruSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions6,600
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity6,500
Luba-LuluaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Independent5,800
NiloticKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant4,300
Dinka South SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity4,100
BariSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant4,000
RwandanRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,900
PidginNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity2,800
AcholiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,300
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Independent2,100
MalawianMalawiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant1,800
GaGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,800
NamibianNamibiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,450
MadiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,100
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,100
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal1,000
KikuyuKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant550
MalagasyMadagascarSub-Saharan African PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Protestant300
BasothoLesothoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant275
Central AfricansCentral African RepublicSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant250
Akan, TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions6,545
RundiRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity1,335