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

Population

896,792,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,095

Unreached People Groups

661 (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
Religion
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
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Adamawa-Ubangi 12,592,000 164 13 7.9 % 196,000 1.6 %    Christianity 69.26 % 21.49 % 4
Atlantic 7,768,000 65 25 38.5 % 848,000 10.9 %    Islam 14.39 % 2.77 % 17
Atlantic-Jola 769,000 20 9 45.0 % 75,000 9.7 %    Islam 16.96 % 0.86 % 1
Atlantic-Wolof 6,397,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,397,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.04 % 0.01 % 128
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,621,000 67 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 67.29 % 7.81 % -
Bantu, Central-Congo 30,761,000 161 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.71 % 17.38 % -
Bantu, Central-East 4,795,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.77 % -
Bantu, Central-Lakes 70,463,000 101 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.04 % 31.48 % -
Bantu, Central-Luba 19,646,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 87.89 % 18.85 % -
Bantu, Central-South 33,821,000 135 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.77 % 22.45 % -
Bantu, Central-Southeast 10,379,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.72 % 19.24 % -
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,084,000 21 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.58 % 20.68 % -
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 29,204,000 58 2 3.4 % 708,000 2.4 %    Christianity 58.49 % 12.54 % 14
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 21,370,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 85.29 % 21.76 % -
Bantu, East-Coastal 5,916,000 26 10 38.5 % 934,000 15.8 %    Christianity 41.71 % 16.12 % 19
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 20,429,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 93.67 % 63.66 % -
Bantu, Kongo 18,325,000 12 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.57 % 23.17 % -
Bantu, Makua-Yao 31,895,000 52 13 25.0 % 5,382,000 16.9 %    Christianity 42.46 % 18.32 % 108
Bantu, Nguni 31,163,000 25 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.36 % 24.45 % -
Bantu, Northwest 12,110,000 103 1 1.0 % 5,500 0.0 %    Christianity 90.35 % 18.20 % 1
Bantu, Shona 12,063,000 28 1 3.6 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 71.97 % 23.12 % 1
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 19,834,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.11 % 15.57 % -
Bantu, Southeastern 1,470,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.13 % 16.85 % -
Bantu, Swahili 6,419,000 56 53 94.6 % 6,311,000 98.3 %    Islam 1.39 % 0.70 % 126
Benue 38,421,000 338 28 8.3 % 622,000 1.6 %    Christianity 75.92 % 27.60 % 12
Chadic 14,214,000 218 61 28.0 % 3,033,000 21.3 %    Islam 37.58 % 9.92 % 61
Fulani / Fulbe 40,139,000 53 53 100.0 % 40,139,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.34 % 0.17 % 803
Guera-Naba of Chad 537,000 6 6 100.0 % 537,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 11
Guinean 45,531,000 168 10 6.0 % 796,000 1.7 %    Christianity 68.42 % 25.52 % 16
Gur 37,548,000 185 43 23.2 % 5,156,000 13.7 %    Islam 24.13 % 10.01 % 103
Hausa 51,386,000 18 18 100.0 % 51,386,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.63 % 0.47 % 1,028
Igbo 33,970,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 96.67 % 44.92 % -
Ijaw 5,855,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.48 % 40.35 % -
Kanuri-Saharan 11,905,000 28 27 96.4 % 11,865,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 237
Khoisan 2,392,000 57 7 12.3 % 35,000 1.5 %    Christianity 79.68 % 17.35 % 1
Kru 4,437,000 55 3 5.5 % 77,000 1.7 %    Ethnic Religions 49.55 % 9.75 % 2
Malinke 13,875,000 58 48 82.8 % 13,445,000 96.9 %    Islam 1.25 % 0.35 % 269
Malinke-Bambara 6,851,000 16 14 87.5 % 6,667,000 97.3 %    Islam 4.05 % 1.01 % 133
Malinke-Jula 5,660,000 12 12 100.0 % 5,660,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.64 % 0.26 % 113
Mande 11,062,000 63 18 28.6 % 1,000,000 9.0 %    Ethnic Religions 21.15 % 8.85 % 20
Nilotic 41,016,000 131 19 14.5 % 914,000 2.2 %    Christianity 73.31 % 29.47 % 18
Nuba Mountains 1,515,000 40 32 80.0 % 926,000 61.1 %    Islam 13.23 % 1.55 % 19
Nubian 2,865,000 28 28 100.0 % 2,865,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.24 % 0.04 % 57
Nupe 4,061,000 11 5 45.5 % 146,000 3.6 %    Islam 19.20 % 3.24 % 3
Ouaddai-Fur 3,935,000 36 35 97.2 % 3,916,000 99.5 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 78
Pygmy 864,000 27 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 34.45 % 9.44 % -
Sara-Bagirmi 4,402,000 34 4 11.8 % 155,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.75 % 12.17 % 3
Songhai 7,627,000 23 22 95.7 % 7,625,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 % 152
Soninke 3,496,000 17 17 100.0 % 3,496,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.26 % 0.02 % 70
Sub-Saharan African, general 1,121,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.37 % 11.42 % -
Sub-Saharan African, other 14,564,000 68 2 2.9 % 69,000 0.5 %    Christianity 72.32 % 19.27 % 1
Sudanic 13,732,000 81 3 3.7 % 695,000 5.1 %    Christianity 84.45 % 23.95 % 14
Susu 1,345,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,345,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.17 % 0.02 % 27
Yoruba 46,185,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 61.55 % 47.36 % -
Totals:  54 People Clusters 896,792,000 3,095 661 21.4 % 183,437,000 20.5 %    14       3,958
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