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
 
Akan, TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions6,545
AngolanAngolaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,040
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,665
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions80
Comorian, MaoreComorosSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam60
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni595
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity4,835
KenyanKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant8,060
MauritianMauritiusSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHinduism6,695
RundiRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity1,335
SenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan African 6,335
SeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan African 1,035
ZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan African 2,100
TanzaniaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan African 4,065
AcholiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,300
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant62,720
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
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam76,500
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
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,100
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
Dinka South SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity4,100
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal1,000
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity6,500
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal2,500
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic1,100
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic350
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,100
Fouta TooroSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam2,600
FulaniSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam15,500
Fulbe FutaSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam8,900
FurSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam310
GaGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,800
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic425
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant87,100
GreboLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
Hausa Muslim (Nigerien)NigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni2,500
IgboNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity222,000
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions7,600
JulaIvory CoastSub-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