Country: Angola

Number of People Groups

63

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.6%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

33,866,000

Population in Unreached

52,000 (0.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

91.66%

% 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 2,300 4,485,000 Afrikaans Christianity 97.00 % 35.00 % -
Ambo, Ndonga 41,000 396,000 Ndonga Christianity 95.00 % 23.00 % -
Bolo, Haka 5,300 5,300 Kibala Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 % -
 British 1,200 54,225,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 79,000 775,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 % -
 Chinese, general 52,000 15,472,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 1.05 % 0.70 % 1
Chokwe 2,170,000 3,541,000 Chokwe Christianity 85.00 % 43.80 % -
 Deaf 339,000 48,207,000 Language unknown Christianity 94.09 % -
 Dhimba 32,000 39,000 Dhimba Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 % -
 English-speaking, general 25,000 51,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 25.00 % -
 French 7,600 50,605,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 % -
Gciriku, Shimbogedu 25,000 87,000 Gciriku Christianity 50.00 % 35.00 % -
 Heikum, Kedi 1,700 64,000 Haiom Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 % -
 Herero 25,000 317,000 Herero Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 % -
Holu 56,000 65,000 Holu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Hungu 881,000 881,000 Hungu Christianity 93.00 % 30.00 % -
Kimbundu 8,228,000 8,256,000 Kimbundu Christianity 97.30 % 22.46 % -
Kongo 3,511,000 5,690,000 Koongo Christianity 94.50 % 39.31 % -
Kongo, San Salvador 20,000 993,000 Kongo, San Salvador Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
 Kung-Ekoka 7,600 24,000 Kung-Ekoka Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.20 % -
 Kung-Tsumkwe 10,000 62,000 Ju'hoan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 % -
Kuvale 95,000 95,000 Kuvale Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 % -
Kwandu 8,100 8,100 Kwandu Christianity 85.00 % 30.00 % -
 Kwanyama 771,000 1,475,000 Oshiwambo Christianity 95.00 % 19.09 % -
 Kxoe, Xun 300 8,100 Khwedam Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 % -
Lali 5,400 177,000 Laari Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lingala 148,000 4,652,000 Lingala Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 % -
 Lozi 8,900 1,400,000 Lozi Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 % -
Luba-Lulua 76,000 10,585,000 Luba-Kasai Christianity 84.00 % 18.00 % -
 Luchazi 660,000 718,000 Luchazi Christianity 92.00 % 45.00 % -
Luimbi 111,000 111,000 Luimbi Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lunda 365,000 1,005,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 35.00 % -
 Lunda, Ndembu 19,000 19,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 20.00 % -
 Luvale, Lwena 346,000 890,000 Luvale Christianity 97.00 % 24.71 % -
Luyana, Kwangali 25,000 269,000 Kwangali Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
Lwalwa 25,000 116,000 Lwalu Christianity 94.00 % 5.00 % -
 Masi 5,100 41,000 Mashi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 0.50 % -
Mbangala 697,000 697,000 Mbangala Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 1.50 % -
 Mbukushu, Kusso 15,000 110,000 Mbukushu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 17.00 % -
 Mbunda 331,000 489,000 Mbunda Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
Mbwela, Ambuella 543,000 543,000 Mbwela Christianity 80.00 % 27.00 % -
Mpinda 33,000 33,000 Mpinda Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 8.00 % -
Ndombe 51,000 51,000 Ndombe Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 % -
Ngandyera 31,000 31,000 Ngandjera Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
Ngendelengo 1,400 1,400 Ngendelengo Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 % -
Nkangala 54,000 54,000 Nkangala Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 % -
 Nkhumbi 725,000 725,000 Nkumbi Christianity 70.00 % 0.50 % -
Nyaneka 1,101,000 1,101,000 Nyaneka Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
 Nyemba, Ngangela 1,036,000 1,051,000 Nyemba Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 % -
Ovimbundu, Umbundu 7,688,000 7,692,000 Umbundu Christianity 96.60 % 26.96 % -
 Portuguese, Branco 2,084,000 19,636,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 % -
Pygmy, Bakwe 24,000 24,000 Koongo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
Ruund, Northern Lunda 249,000 526,000 Ruund Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 % -
Sama, Kissama 61,000 61,000 Sama Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 % -
Simaa, Nyengo 25,000 25,000 Nyengo Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Simaa-Makoma 3,800 31,000 Simaa Ethnic Religions 36.00 % 8.00 % -
Songo, Nsongo 226,000 226,000 Songo Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 % -
 Spaniard 15,000 28,659,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.10 % -
Suku 38,000 203,000 Suku Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
Vasekela Bushman, Maligo 14,000 19,000 Northwestern Kung Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 % -
Yaka 506,000 1,836,000 Yaka Christianity 94.00 % 25.00 % -
Yauma 43,000 56,000 Yauma Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
Yombe 82,000 1,347,000 Yombe Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
  Totals:  63 33,866,000         1 91.66 % 23.10 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 68,000                
  UN Country Population (2021) 33,934,000                
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Province 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 33,934,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 289,990,000 856.3 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 774,293,000 2,286.3 % 70.2 % 24.9 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 207,376,000 612.3 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 115,473,000 341.0 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.1 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
33,866,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this 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
Chokwe 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 Started
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 Unspecified
Mpinda pnd 1 0 Translation Needed
Ndombe ndq 1 0 Translation Needed
Ndonga ndo 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngandjera nne 1 0 Translation Needed
Ngendelengo nql 1 0 Translation Needed
Nkangala nkn 1 0 Translation Started
Nkumbi khu 1 0 New Testament
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 Unspecified
Simaa sie 1 0 Bible Portions
Songo nsx 1 0 New Testament
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 33,866,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Population in Unreached 52,000  (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 10,160,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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