Affinity Bloc:  Sub-Saharan Peoples What is an Affinity Bloc?

Population

873,606,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,090

Unreached People Groups

659 (21 %)

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People Cluster Population Peoples
by Country
Unreached
by Country
% Groups
Unreached
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
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% Christian
Adherent
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Adamawa-Ubangi 12,312,000 166 12 7.2 % 179,000 1.5 %    Christianity 69.20 % 21.48 % 4
Atlantic 7,251,000 65 25 38.5 % 802,000 11.1 %    Islam 14.16 % 2.85 % 16
Atlantic-Jola 787,000 20 9 45.0 % 65,000 8.2 %    Islam 17.67 % 0.69 % 1
Atlantic-Wolof 6,855,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,855,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.05 % 0.01 % 137
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,454,000 67 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 69.43 % 7.80 % -
Bantu, Central-Congo 29,424,000 158 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.42 % 17.50 % -
Bantu, Central-East 4,657,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.77 % -
Bantu, Central-Lakes 68,271,000 101 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.03 % 31.49 % -
Bantu, Central-Luba 19,042,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 87.89 % 18.85 % -
Bantu, Central-South 33,243,000 135 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.14 % 22.47 % -
Bantu, Central-Southeast 10,125,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.74 % 19.24 % -
Bantu, Central-Southwest 14,115,000 21 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 95.46 % 22.59 % -
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 28,355,000 57 2 3.5 % 687,000 2.4 %    Christianity 58.49 % 12.54 % 14
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 20,800,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 85.29 % 21.76 % -
Bantu, East-Coastal 5,759,000 26 10 38.5 % 908,000 15.8 %    Christianity 41.77 % 16.15 % 18
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 19,971,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 93.67 % 63.67 % -
Bantu, Kongo 16,559,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.21 % 22.46 % -
Bantu, Makua-Yao 30,980,000 52 11 21.2 % 3,991,000 12.9 %    Christianity 42.94 % 18.41 % 80
Bantu, Nguni 31,054,000 26 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.42 % 24.34 % -
Bantu, Northwest 11,811,000 103 1 1.0 % 5,300 0.0 %    Christianity 90.30 % 18.11 % 1
Bantu, Shona 11,857,000 28 1 3.6 % 18,000 0.2 %    Christianity 72.03 % 23.16 % 1
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 19,557,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.11 % 15.57 % -
Bantu, Southeastern 1,452,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.13 % 16.86 % -
Bantu, Swahili 6,245,000 55 52 94.5 % 6,139,000 98.3 %    Islam 1.40 % 0.70 % 123
Benue 37,532,000 340 33 9.7 % 638,000 1.7 %    Christianity 75.93 % 27.59 % 13
Chadic 13,846,000 215 59 27.4 % 2,937,000 21.2 %    Islam 37.99 % 10.22 % 59
Fulani / Fulbe 39,512,000 54 53 98.1 % 39,450,000 99.8 %    Islam 0.47 % 0.18 % 789
Guera-Naba of Chad 521,000 6 6 100.0 % 521,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 10
Guinean 44,310,000 168 10 6.0 % 777,000 1.8 %    Christianity 68.33 % 25.45 % 16
Gur 36,185,000 186 43 23.1 % 5,021,000 13.9 %    Islam 24.06 % 9.93 % 100
Hausa 49,244,000 18 18 100.0 % 49,244,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.61 % 0.45 % 985
Igbo 33,118,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 96.67 % 44.92 % -
Ijaw 5,708,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.48 % 40.35 % -
Kanuri-Saharan 11,542,000 28 27 96.4 % 11,503,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 230
Khoisan 2,218,000 57 7 12.3 % 34,000 1.5 %    Christianity 77.65 % 17.82 % 1
Kru 4,156,000 55 3 5.5 % 73,000 1.8 %    Ethnic Religions 49.60 % 9.88 % 1
Malinke 13,078,000 57 48 84.2 % 12,676,000 96.9 %    Islam 1.29 % 0.34 % 254
Malinke-Bambara 6,533,000 16 14 87.5 % 6,364,000 97.4 %    Islam 4.05 % 1.01 % 127
Malinke-Jula 5,499,000 11 11 100.0 % 5,499,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.36 % 0.02 % 110
Mande 10,949,000 63 18 28.6 % 921,000 8.4 %    Ethnic Religions 21.47 % 9.28 % 18
Nilotic 40,516,000 130 21 16.2 % 934,000 2.3 %    Christianity 73.60 % 29.38 % 19
Nuba Mountains 1,523,000 40 31 77.5 % 934,000 61.3 %    Islam 13.05 % 1.55 % 19
Nubian 2,753,000 28 28 100.0 % 2,753,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.25 % 0.04 % 55
Nupe 3,958,000 11 5 45.5 % 141,000 3.6 %    Islam 19.20 % 3.24 % 3
Ouaddai-Fur 3,701,000 36 35 97.2 % 3,683,000 99.5 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 74
Pygmy 933,000 28 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 31.91 % 9.18 % -
Sara-Bagirmi 4,277,000 34 4 11.8 % 151,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.75 % 12.18 % 3
Songhai 6,925,000 23 22 95.7 % 6,924,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 % 138
Soninke 3,411,000 16 16 100.0 % 3,411,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.23 % 0.02 % 68
Sub-Saharan African, general 1,009,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.86 % 12.18 % -
Sub-Saharan African, other 14,340,000 68 2 2.9 % 67,000 0.5 %    Christianity 72.51 % 19.25 % 1
Sudanic 13,047,000 81 3 3.7 % 673,000 5.2 %    Christianity 84.84 % 24.01 % 13
Susu 1,306,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,306,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.17 % 0.02 % 26
Yoruba 45,031,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.70 % 48.56 % -
Totals:  54 People Clusters 873,606,000 3,090 659 21.3 % 176,285,000 20.2 %    14       3,819
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