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
 
MandeSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions15,000
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions14,900
ZimbabweanZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity12,500
ZambianZambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity6,900
ManinkaGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
SoninkeMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,200
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity4,835
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity3,200
MandinkaGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam2,600
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal2,500
MozambicanMozambiqueSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,400
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,100
Jur ModoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,000
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic1,100
SwaziSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal550
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic425
UdukSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam375
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic350
FurSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam310
KalikoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni200
GreboLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
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
KenyanKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant8,060
MauritianMauritiusSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHinduism6,695
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
Sub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan African 0
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam76,500
Senegalese WolofSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni63,000
NuerSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions27,500
FulaniSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam15,500
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni12,000
Fulbe FutaSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam8,900
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions7,600
BambaraMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam5,300
JulaIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni5,300
AnuakSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions3,900
Fouta TooroSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam2,600
Hausa Muslim (Nigerien)NigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni2,500
IgboNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity222,000
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant210,470
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant87,100
LiberianLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant71,038