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

Population

1,008,730,000

Number of People Clusters

52

People Groups (by Country)

3,138

Unreached People Groups

657 (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 14,635,000 162 7 4.3 % 127,000 0.9 %    Christianity 70.29 % 22.06 % 3
Atlantic 8,495,000 65 24 36.9 % 946,000 11.1 %    Islam 14.16 % 2.85 % 19
Atlantic-Jola 855,000 20 9 45.0 % 83,000 9.7 %    Islam 16.84 % 0.90 % 2
Atlantic-Wolof 7,103,000 15 15 100.0 % 7,103,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 142
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 7,355,000 67 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 67.35 % 7.80 % -
Bantu, Central-Congo 35,892,000 160 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.97 % 17.43 % -
Bantu, Central-East 5,566,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.75 % -
Bantu, Central-Lakes 76,112,000 101 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.06 % 31.03 % -
Bantu, Central-Luba 22,845,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 87.92 % 18.86 % -
Bantu, Central-South 39,529,000 139 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.38 % 22.32 % -
Bantu, Central-Southeast 12,579,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.72 % 19.32 % -
Bantu, Central-Southwest 13,657,000 20 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.71 % 20.85 % -
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 33,974,000 59 2 3.4 % 823,000 2.4 %    Christianity 58.19 % 12.41 % 16
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 24,931,000 29 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 84.81 % 21.62 % -
Bantu, East-Coastal 6,976,000 26 10 38.5 % 1,068,000 15.3 %    Christianity 43.62 % 17.05 % 21
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 23,186,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.08 % 63.61 % -
Bantu, Kongo 21,273,000 12 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.59 % 23.13 % -
Bantu, Makua-Yao 36,148,000 49 13 26.5 % 6,833,000 18.9 %    Christianity 40.33 % 17.62 % 137
Bantu, Nguni 32,612,000 25 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.29 % 24.33 % -
Bantu, Northwest 13,813,000 102 1 1.0 % 6,100 0.0 %    Christianity 90.53 % 18.26 % 1
Bantu, Shona 14,339,000 27 1 3.7 % 22,000 0.2 %    Christianity 72.66 % 23.51 % 1
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 20,976,000 44 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.10 % 15.51 % -
Bantu, Southeastern 1,524,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.15 % 16.77 % -
Bantu, Swahili 7,059,000 56 52 92.9 % 6,937,000 98.3 %    Islam 1.24 % 0.63 % 139
Benue 43,063,000 341 13 3.8 % 589,000 1.4 %    Christianity 76.23 % 28.08 % 12
Chadic 16,344,000 224 52 23.2 % 2,295,000 14.0 %    Islam 38.36 % 9.93 % 46
Fulani / Fulbe 42,600,000 47 47 100.0 % 42,600,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.24 % 0.16 % 852
Guera-Naba of Chad 616,000 6 6 100.0 % 616,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 12
Guinean 54,270,000 171 10 5.8 % 898,000 1.7 %    Christianity 67.53 % 25.57 % 18
Gur 42,849,000 187 45 24.1 % 5,995,000 14.0 %    Islam 23.88 % 9.93 % 120
Hausa 57,957,000 17 17 100.0 % 57,957,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.64 % 0.49 % 1,159
Igbo 37,985,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 96.66 % 44.81 % -
Ijaw 6,511,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.48 % 40.35 % -
Kanuri-Saharan 13,383,000 28 27 96.4 % 13,336,000 99.6 %    Islam 0.85 % 0.61 % 267
Khoisan 2,689,000 57 6 10.5 % 49,000 1.8 %    Christianity 81.13 % 17.85 % 1
Kru 4,908,000 55 3 5.5 % 82,000 1.7 %    Ethnic Religions 49.46 % 9.82 % 2
Mande 11,817,000 65 19 29.2 % 1,251,000 10.6 %    Ethnic Religions 21.17 % 8.90 % 25
Manding 27,390,000 77 67 87.0 % 26,415,000 96.4 %    Islam 2.12 % 0.52 % 528
Nilotic 45,018,000 135 18 13.3 % 1,021,000 2.3 %    Christianity 73.89 % 24.43 % 20
Nuba Mountains 2,571,000 84 75 89.3 % 1,870,000 72.7 %    Islam 10.38 % 3.03 % 37
Nubian 2,984,000 22 21 95.5 % 2,944,000 98.7 %    Islam 0.27 % 0.08 % 59
Nupe 4,570,000 11 6 54.5 % 337,000 7.4 %    Islam 18.20 % 3.27 % 7
Ouaddai-Fur 4,386,000 37 36 97.3 % 4,365,000 99.5 %    Islam 1.30 % 0.25 % 87
Pygmy 995,000 27 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 33.92 % 9.13 % -
Sara-Bagirmi 5,067,000 34 3 8.8 % 172,000 3.4 %    Christianity 54.72 % 12.20 % 3
Songhai 8,900,000 22 21 95.5 % 8,899,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.25 % 0.11 % 178
Soninke 4,345,000 18 18 100.0 % 4,345,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.24 % 0.02 % 87
Sub-Saharan African, general 1,140,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.28 % 11.53 % -
Sub-Saharan African, other 14,887,000 67 2 3.0 % 80,000 0.5 %    Christianity 72.22 % 19.15 % 2
Sudanic 15,730,000 81 3 3.7 % 761,000 4.8 %    Christianity 84.85 % 24.03 % 15
Susu 2,981,000 9 8 88.9 % 2,928,000 98.2 %    Islam 0.29 % 0.11 % 59
Yoruba 51,329,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 61.52 % 47.32 % -
Totals:  52 People Clusters 1,008,730,000 3,138 657 20.9 % 203,750,000 20.2 %    12       4,343
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