Country: Angola

Number of People Groups

63

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.6%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

32,798,000

Population in Unreached

50,000 (0.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

91.7%

% Evangelical

23.10%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.4%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Afrikaner 2,200 4,430,000 Afrikaans Christianity 97.00 % 35.00 % -
Ambo, Ndonga 39,000 388,000 Ndonga Christianity 95.00 % 23.00 % -
Bolo, Haka 5,100 5,100 Kibala Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 % -
 British 1,200 53,901,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 77,000 766,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 % -
 Chinese, general 50,000 15,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 1.05 % 0.70 % 1
Chokwe 2,101,000 3,430,000 Cokwe Christianity 85.00 % 43.80 % -
 Deaf 329,000 47,601,000 Language unknown Christianity 94.09 % -
 Dhimba 31,000 38,000 Dhimba Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 % -
English-speaking, general 24,000 50,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 25.00 % -
 French 7,400 50,524,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 % -
Gciriku, Shimbogedu 24,000 85,000 Gciriku Christianity 50.00 % 35.00 % -
 Heikum, Kedi 1,600 63,000 Haiom Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 % -
 Herero 24,000 311,000 Herero Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 % -
Holu 54,000 62,000 Holu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Hungu 853,000 853,000 Hungu Christianity 93.00 % 30.00 % -
Kimbundu 7,969,000 7,996,000 Kimbundu Christianity 97.30 % 22.46 % -
Kongo 3,401,000 5,514,000 Koongo Christianity 94.50 % 39.31 % -
Kongo, San Salvador 20,000 963,000 Kongo, San Salvador Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
 Kung-Ekoka 7,400 23,000 Kung-Ekoka Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.20 % -
 Kung-Tsumkwe 9,800 60,000 Ju'hoan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 % -
Kuvale 92,000 92,000 Kuvale Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 % -
Kwandu 7,900 7,900 Kwandu Christianity 85.00 % 30.00 % -
 Kwanyama 747,000 1,438,000 Oshiwambo Christianity 95.00 % 19.09 % -
 Kxoe, Xun 300 8,000 Khwedam Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 % -
Lali 5,200 172,000 Laari Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lingala 143,000 4,512,000 Lingala Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 % -
 Lozi 8,600 1,362,000 Lozi Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 % -
Luba-Lulua 73,000 10,261,000 Luba-Kasai Christianity 84.00 % 18.00 % -
 Luchazi 639,000 696,000 Luchazi Christianity 92.00 % 45.00 % -
Luimbi 108,000 108,000 Luimbi Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lunda 354,000 976,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 35.00 % -
 Lunda, Ndembu 18,000 18,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 20.00 % -
 Luvale, Lwena 335,000 863,000 Luvale Christianity 97.00 % 24.71 % -
Luyana, Kwangali 24,000 263,000 Kwangali Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
Lwalwa 24,000 113,000 Lwalu Christianity 94.00 % 5.00 % -
 Masi 4,900 40,000 Mashi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 0.50 % -
Mbangala 675,000 675,000 Mbangala Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 1.50 % -
 Mbukushu, Kusso 15,000 108,000 Mbukushu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 17.00 % -
 Mbunda 320,000 473,000 Mbunda Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
Mbwela, Ambuella 526,000 526,000 Mbwela Christianity 80.00 % 27.00 % -
Mpinda 32,000 32,000 Mpinda Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 8.00 % -
Ndombe 49,000 49,000 Ndombe Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 % -
Ngandyera 30,000 30,000 Ngandyera Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
Ngendelengo 1,300 1,300 Ngendelengo Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 % -
Nkangala 52,000 52,000 Nkangala Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 % -
 Nkhumbi 702,000 702,000 Muhumbi Christianity 70.00 % 0.50 % -
Nyaneka 1,067,000 1,067,000 Nyaneka Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
 Nyemba, Ngangela 1,004,000 1,019,000 Nyemba Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 % -
Ovimbundu, Umbundu 7,446,000 7,450,000 Umbundu Christianity 96.60 % 26.96 % -
 Portuguese, Branco 2,018,000 19,277,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 % -
Pygmy, Bakwe 23,000 23,000 Koongo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
Ruund, Northern Lunda 241,000 509,000 Ruund Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 % -
Sama, Kissama 59,000 59,000 Sama Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 % -
Simaa, Nyengo 24,000 24,000 Nyengo Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Simaa-Makoma 3,700 30,000 Simaa Ethnic Religions 36.00 % 8.00 % -
Songo, Nsongo 219,000 219,000 Songo Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 % -
 Spaniard 14,000 29,004,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.10 % -
Suku 37,000 197,000 Suku Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
Vasekela Bushman, Maligo 14,000 19,000 Northwestern Kung Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 % -
Yaka 490,000 1,780,000 Yaka Christianity 94.00 % 25.00 % -
Yauma 42,000 55,000 Yauma Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
Yombe 79,000 1,305,000 Yombe Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
  Totals:  63 32,798,000         1 91.66 % 23.10 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 68,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 32,866,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Bengo 446,000
Benguela 2,786,000
Bié 1,817,000
Cabinda 894,000
Cuando Cubango 667,000
Cuanza Norte 553,000
Cuanza Sul 2,351,000
Cunene 1,236,000
Huambo 2,523,000
Huíla 3,119,000
Luanda 8,674,000
Lunda Norte 1,078,000
Lunda Sul 672,000
Malanje 1,231,000
Moxico 948,000
Namibe 618,000
Uíge 1,852,000
Zaire 742,000
Provinces:  18 32,207,000
UN Country Population 32,866,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,717,000 877.2 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 2,335.4 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 627.3 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,522,000 349.2 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
32,798,000



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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Afrikaans afr 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete Bible
Cokwe cjk 1 0 Complete Bible
Dhimba dhm 1 0 New Testament
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gciriku diu 1 0 New Testament
Haiom hgm 1 0 Translation Started
Herero her 1 0 Complete Bible
Holu hol 1 0 Bible Portions
Hungu hng 1 0 Translation Needed
Ju'hoan ktz 1 0 New Testament
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Khwedam xuu 1 0 Bible Portions
Kibala blv 1 0 Translation Started
Kimbundu kmb 1 0 Complete Bible
Kongo, San Salvador kwy 1 0 Complete Bible
Koongo kng 2 0 Complete Bible
Kung-Ekoka knw 1 0 Bible Portions
Kuvale olu 1 0 Translation Needed
Kwandu xdo 1 0 Bible Portions
Kwangali kwn 1 0 Complete Bible
Laari ldi 1 0 New Testament
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lozi loz 1 0 Complete Bible
Luba-Kasai lua 1 0 Complete Bible
Luchazi lch 1 0 Complete Bible
Luimbi lum 1 0 Bible Portions
Lunda lun 2 0 Complete Bible
Luvale lue 1 0 Complete Bible
Lwalu lwa 1 0 Translation Needed
Mashi mho 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbangala mxg 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbukushu mhw 1 0 New Testament
Mbunda mck 1 0 Complete Bible
Mbwela mfu 1 0 Translation Needed
Mpinda pnd 1 0 Translation Needed
Muhumbi khu 1 0 New Testament
Ndombe ndq 1 0 Translation Needed
Ndonga ndo 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngandyera nne 1 0 Translation Needed
Ngendelengo nql 1 0 Translation Needed
Nkangala nkn 1 0 Translation Started
Northwestern Kung vaj 1 0 Translation Started
Nyaneka nyk 1 0 New Testament
Nyemba nba 1 0 Bible Portions
Nyengo nye 1 0 Translation Needed
Oshiwambo kua 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Ruund rnd 1 0 Complete Bible
Sama smd 1 0 Translation Needed
Simaa sie 1 0 Bible Portions
Songo nsx 1 0 Bible Portions
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Suku sub 1 0 Bible Portions
Umbundu umb 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Yaka yaf 1 0 Bible Portions
Yauma yax 1 0 Bible Portions
Yombe yom 1 0 New Testament
Totals: 60 63 1   13 13 29 42 8

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 23.1 %)
91.7 %
Ethnic Religions
6.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.9 %
Non-Religious
1.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.3 %
Independent
7.1 %
Orthodox
0.5 %
Other Christian
6.2 %
Protestant
17.4 %
Roman Catholic
64.3 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Angola Statistics
People Groups 63
Unreached People Groups 1  (1.6%)
Population 32,798,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Population in Unreached 50,000  (0.2%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 91.7%
Percent Evangelical 23.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 66%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Country Code AO
Official Language(s) Portuguese
Literacy Rate 70%
Estimated Illiterate Population 9,839,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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