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
 
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam553,000
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Sub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan African 4,880
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Sub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni0
Sub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal0
Sub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity0
Sub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions0
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Independent2,100
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,100
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic9,900
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam76,500
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
Luba-LuluaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Independent5,800
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic350
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic425
MandinkaGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam2,600
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,100
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant87,100
GaGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,800
ManinkaGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions7,600
NiloticKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant4,300
KikuyuKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant550
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic1,100
BasothoLesothoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant275
LiberianLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant71,038
GreboLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
MalagasyMadagascarSub-Saharan African PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Protestant300
MalawianMalawiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant1,800
BambaraMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
JulaMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni5,300
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni12,000
SoninkeMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
MozambicanMozambiqueSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,400
NamibianNamibiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,450
Hausa Muslim (Nigerien)NigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni2,500
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity6,500
IgboNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity222,000
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant210,470