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

Population

920,859,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,096

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
Religion
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
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Adamawa-Ubangi 12,904,000 162 12 7.4 % 195,000 1.5 %    Christianity 69.34 % 21.48 % 4
Atlantic 7,838,000 65 24 36.9 % 874,000 11.2 %    Islam 14.26 % 2.82 % 17
Atlantic-Jola 791,000 20 9 45.0 % 76,000 9.6 %    Islam 16.97 % 0.86 % 2
Atlantic-Wolof 6,610,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,610,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 132
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,811,000 67 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 67.37 % 7.80 % -
Bantu, Central-Congo 31,682,000 161 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.74 % 17.39 % -
Bantu, Central-East 4,936,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.77 % -
Bantu, Central-Lakes 69,937,000 100 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.14 % 31.45 % -
Bantu, Central-Luba 20,265,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 87.90 % 18.86 % -
Bantu, Central-South 34,950,000 137 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.68 % 22.43 % -
Bantu, Central-Southeast 10,679,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.75 % 19.26 % -
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,392,000 20 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.73 % 20.78 % -
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 30,123,000 59 2 3.4 % 729,000 2.4 %    Christianity 58.20 % 12.41 % 15
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 21,994,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 85.30 % 21.77 % -
Bantu, East-Coastal 6,615,000 26 10 38.5 % 999,000 15.1 %    Christianity 44.77 % 17.67 % 20
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 22,594,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.06 % 63.66 % -
Bantu, Kongo 18,904,000 12 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.57 % 23.17 % -
Bantu, Makua-Yao 32,502,000 52 13 25.0 % 5,535,000 17.0 %    Christianity 42.22 % 18.07 % 111
Bantu, Nguni 31,618,000 25 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.36 % 24.44 % -
Bantu, Northwest 12,472,000 103 1 1.0 % 5,600 0.0 %    Christianity 90.39 % 18.22 % 1
Bantu, Shona 12,278,000 28 1 3.6 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 71.92 % 23.08 % 1
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 20,112,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.10 % 15.57 % -
Bantu, Southeastern 1,489,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.14 % 16.86 % -
Bantu, Swahili 6,543,000 56 53 94.6 % 6,433,000 98.3 %    Islam 1.23 % 0.61 % 129
Benue 39,402,000 339 31 9.1 % 810,000 2.1 %    Christianity 75.88 % 27.64 % 16
Chadic 14,596,000 218 65 29.8 % 3,012,000 20.6 %    Christianity 39.51 % 10.02 % 60
Fulani / Fulbe 39,564,000 47 47 100.0 % 39,564,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.36 % 0.18 % 791
Guera-Naba of Chad 553,000 6 6 100.0 % 553,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 11
Guinean 46,605,000 168 10 6.0 % 816,000 1.8 %    Christianity 68.41 % 25.51 % 16
Gur 38,535,000 186 43 23.1 % 5,298,000 13.7 %    Islam 24.11 % 10.01 % 106
Hausa 52,964,000 18 18 100.0 % 52,964,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.64 % 0.48 % 1,059
Igbo 34,931,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 96.68 % 44.94 % -
Ijaw 6,005,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.48 % 40.35 % -
Kanuri-Saharan 12,230,000 28 27 96.4 % 12,188,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 244
Khoisan 2,406,000 57 7 12.3 % 35,000 1.5 %    Christianity 80.99 % 17.64 % 1
Kru 4,536,000 55 3 5.5 % 79,000 1.7 %    Ethnic Religions 49.57 % 9.85 % 2
Malinke 14,293,000 58 47 81.0 % 13,851,000 96.9 %    Islam 1.24 % 0.35 % 277
Malinke-Bambara 7,052,000 16 14 87.5 % 6,863,000 97.3 %    Islam 4.06 % 1.02 % 137
Malinke-Jula 5,812,000 12 12 100.0 % 5,812,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.64 % 0.26 % 116
Mande 11,360,000 64 17 26.6 % 1,016,000 8.9 %    Ethnic Religions 21.21 % 8.88 % 20
Nilotic 43,220,000 134 18 13.4 % 934,000 2.2 %    Christianity 74.05 % 29.93 % 19
Nuba Mountains 1,549,000 40 33 82.5 % 954,000 61.6 %    Islam 13.07 % 1.54 % 19
Nubian 2,931,000 28 27 96.4 % 2,928,000 99.9 %    Islam 0.25 % 0.05 % 59
Nupe 4,215,000 11 6 54.5 % 310,000 7.4 %    Islam 18.28 % 3.25 % 6
Ouaddai-Fur 4,039,000 37 36 97.3 % 4,020,000 99.5 %    Islam 0.07 % 0.03 % 80
Pygmy 888,000 27 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 34.50 % 9.48 % -
Sara-Bagirmi 4,538,000 35 4 11.4 % 160,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.65 % 12.16 % 3
Songhai 7,900,000 23 22 95.7 % 7,899,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 % 158
Soninke 3,598,000 17 17 100.0 % 3,598,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.27 % 0.02 % 72
Sub-Saharan African, general 1,127,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.37 % 11.45 % -
Sub-Saharan African, other 14,839,000 68 2 2.9 % 70,000 0.5 %    Christianity 72.24 % 19.27 % 1
Sudanic 14,129,000 81 3 3.7 % 715,000 5.1 %    Christianity 84.49 % 23.96 % 14
Susu 2,561,000 5 5 100.0 % 2,561,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.02 % 51
Yoruba 47,457,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 61.55 % 47.38 % -
Totals:  54 People Clusters 920,859,000 3,096 659 21.3 % 188,492,000 20.5 %    14       4,045
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