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

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Population Total
 
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant62,720
MalagasyMadagascarSub-Saharan African PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Protestant300
LiberianLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant71,038
AnuakSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions3,900
Luba-LuluaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Independent5,800
MalawianMalawiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant1,800
Dinka South SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity4,100
FurSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam310
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni12,000
KikuyuKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant550
MandeSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions15,000
MandinkaGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam2,600
ManinkaGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic1,100
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal13,500
BambaraMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
BariSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant4,000
BasothoLesothoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant275
MadiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,100
MoruSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions6,600
AcholiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,300
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,100
MozambicanMozambiqueSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,400
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Independent2,100
Hausa Muslim (Nigerien)NigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni2,500
NamibianNamibiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,450
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan African 0
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal2,500
GaGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,800
GreboLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic9,900
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant210,470
NiloticKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant4,300
Caboverdian MesticoCabo VerdeSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic45,000
NuerSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions27,500
Central AfricansCentral African RepublicSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant250
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,200
PidginNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity2,800
CongoleseCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity16,100
RwandanRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,900
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity6,500
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic350
Akan, TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions6,545
AngolanAngolaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,040
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,100
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions14,900
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam76,500
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,665
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions80
SoninkeMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300