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 1-50 of 81 results.
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
AnuakSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions3,900
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
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Independent2,100
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic9,900
Caboverdian MesticoCabo VerdeSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic45,000
Central AfricansCentral African RepublicSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant250
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,200
CongoleseCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity16,100
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity6,500
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic350
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,100
FulaniSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam15,500
Fulbe FutaSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam8,900
Futa ToroSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam2,600
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic425
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant87,100
IgboNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity222,000
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions7,600
JulaMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni5,300
Jur ModoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,000
KalikoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni200
Krio, Sierra LeoneanSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions11,850
LiberianLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant71,038
Luba-LuluaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Independent5,800
MalawianMalawiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant1,800
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni12,000
MandeSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions15,000
MandinkaGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam2,600
ManinkaGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
MoruSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions6,600
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,100
MozambicanMozambiqueSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,400
NamibianNamibiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,450
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant210,470
NiloticKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant4,300
NuerSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions27,500
PidginNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity2,800
RwandanRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,900
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions14,900
SoninkeMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
South AfricanSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity53,500
SwaziSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal550
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity3,200
UdukSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam375
UgandanUgandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic8,000