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

Population

956,511,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,097

Unreached People Groups

660 (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 13,822,000 162 12 7.4 % 204,000 1.5 %    Christianity 69.98 % 21.93 % 4
Atlantic 8,116,000 65 24 36.9 % 906,000 11.2 %    Islam 14.16 % 2.86 % 18
Atlantic-Jola 811,000 20 9 45.0 % 76,000 9.4 %    Islam 16.85 % 0.90 % 2
Atlantic-Wolof 6,683,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,683,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 134
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,987,000 67 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 67.35 % 7.80 % -
Bantu, Central-Congo 33,812,000 161 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.91 % 17.39 % -
Bantu, Central-East 5,254,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.76 % -
Bantu, Central-Lakes 72,003,000 101 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.04 % 31.15 % -
Bantu, Central-Luba 21,706,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 87.90 % 18.86 % -
Bantu, Central-South 37,116,000 137 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.73 % 22.40 % -
Bantu, Central-Southeast 10,882,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.75 % 19.24 % -
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,905,000 20 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.71 % 20.82 % -
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 32,062,000 59 2 3.4 % 776,000 2.4 %    Christianity 58.19 % 12.41 % 16
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 22,902,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 85.33 % 21.78 % -
Bantu, East-Coastal 6,643,000 26 10 38.5 % 1,023,000 15.4 %    Christianity 43.74 % 17.13 % 20
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 22,223,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.07 % 63.61 % -
Bantu, Kongo 20,157,000 12 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.55 % 23.10 % -
Bantu, Makua-Yao 33,433,000 52 13 25.0 % 5,730,000 17.1 %    Christianity 41.96 % 17.85 % 115
Bantu, Nguni 31,869,000 25 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.32 % 24.38 % -
Bantu, Northwest 13,065,000 103 1 1.0 % 5,900 0.0 %    Christianity 90.46 % 18.23 % 1
Bantu, Shona 13,176,000 28 1 3.6 % 20,000 0.2 %    Christianity 72.16 % 23.22 % 1
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 20,487,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.11 % 15.51 % -
Bantu, Southeastern 1,493,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.15 % 16.79 % -
Bantu, Swahili 6,719,000 56 53 94.6 % 6,606,000 98.3 %    Islam 1.24 % 0.62 % 132
Benue 40,787,000 339 31 9.1 % 837,000 2.1 %    Christianity 76.29 % 27.91 % 17
Chadic 15,116,000 218 65 29.8 % 3,123,000 20.7 %    Christianity 39.55 % 10.04 % 62
Fulani / Fulbe 40,947,000 47 47 100.0 % 40,947,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.36 % 0.18 % 819
Guera-Naba of Chad 580,000 6 6 100.0 % 580,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 12
Guinean 51,914,000 169 10 5.9 % 863,000 1.7 %    Christianity 67.57 % 25.57 % 17
Gur 40,778,000 186 44 23.7 % 5,644,000 13.8 %    Islam 23.94 % 9.95 % 113
Hausa 54,882,000 18 18 100.0 % 54,882,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.64 % 0.48 % 1,098
Igbo 36,234,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 96.66 % 44.81 % -
Ijaw 6,209,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.48 % 40.35 % -
Kanuri-Saharan 12,691,000 28 27 96.4 % 12,647,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 253
Khoisan 2,545,000 57 7 12.3 % 48,000 1.9 %    Christianity 80.91 % 17.75 % 1
Kru 4,691,000 55 3 5.5 % 83,000 1.8 %    Ethnic Religions 49.46 % 9.82 % 2
Malinke 13,231,000 57 46 80.7 % 12,765,000 96.5 %    Islam 1.34 % 0.35 % 255
Malinke-Bambara 7,609,000 16 14 87.5 % 7,405,000 97.3 %    Islam 4.06 % 1.02 % 148
Malinke-Jula 5,239,000 12 12 100.0 % 5,239,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.63 % 0.21 % 105
Mande 11,783,000 64 18 28.1 % 1,344,000 11.4 %    Ethnic Religions 20.60 % 8.55 % 27
Nilotic 43,028,000 134 18 13.4 % 973,000 2.3 %    Christianity 73.86 % 29.84 % 19
Nuba Mountains 1,618,000 40 33 82.5 % 996,000 61.6 %    Islam 13.07 % 1.54 % 20
Nubian 3,079,000 28 27 96.4 % 3,076,000 99.9 %    Islam 0.24 % 0.05 % 62
Nupe 4,357,000 11 6 54.5 % 321,000 7.4 %    Islam 18.28 % 3.25 % 6
Ouaddai-Fur 4,230,000 37 36 97.3 % 4,210,000 99.5 %    Islam 0.18 % 0.10 % 84
Pygmy 939,000 27 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 34.82 % 9.63 % -
Sara-Bagirmi 4,769,000 35 4 11.4 % 167,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.64 % 12.19 % 3
Songhai 8,313,000 23 22 95.7 % 8,312,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 % 166
Soninke 3,830,000 17 17 100.0 % 3,830,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.26 % 0.02 % 77
Sub-Saharan African, general 1,132,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.30 % 11.47 % -
Sub-Saharan African, other 15,168,000 68 2 2.9 % 75,000 0.5 %    Christianity 72.11 % 19.16 % 2
Sudanic 14,815,000 81 3 3.7 % 720,000 4.9 %    Christianity 84.77 % 24.02 % 14
Susu 2,634,000 5 5 100.0 % 2,634,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.02 % 53
Yoruba 49,023,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 61.52 % 47.32 % -
Totals:  54 People Clusters 956,511,000 3,097 660 21.3 % 193,751,000 20.3 %    14       4,150
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