Country: Burundi

Number of People Groups

12

People Groups Unreached

3 (25.0%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

13,521,000

Population in Unreached

22,000 (0.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

93.41%

% Evangelical

30.27%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.8%
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
 Arab 3,800 769,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf 136,000 50,266,000 Burundian Sign Language Christianity 90.46 % -
 English-speaking, general 600 55,000 English Christianity 73.00 % 20.00 % -
 French 2,300 50,635,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 Greek 900 10,384,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 % -
 Gujarati 3,100 3,518,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.60 % 0.20 % 1
 Hutu, Rundi 11,430,000 13,188,000 Rundi Christianity 93.95 % 30.82 % -
 Hutu, Rwandese 1,100 13,593,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 83.95 % 20.00 % -
 Lingala 2,900 5,294,000 Lingala Christianity 87.50 % 22.00 % -
 Pygmy, Twa 38,000 359,000 Kinyarwanda Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 7.00 % -
 Swahili 15,000 1,208,000 Swahili Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tutsi 1,887,000 4,364,000 Rundi Christianity 93.15 % 30.05 % -
  Totals:  12 13,521,000         3 93.41 % 30.27 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 71,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 13,592,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Bubanza 578,000
Bujumbura Mairie 850,000
Bujumbura Rural 795,000
Bururi 535,000
Cankuzo 392,000
Cibitoke 787,000
Gitega 1,240,000
Karuzi 746,000
Kayanza 1,000,000
Kirundo 1,074,000
Makamba 737,000
Muramvya 501,000
Muyinga 1,081,000
Mwaro 467,000
Ngozi 1,130,000
Rutana 571,000
Ruyigi 686,000
Provinces:  17 13,170,000
UN Country Population 13,592,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Burundian Sign Language lsb 1 0 Bible Portions
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Kinyarwanda kin 2 0 Complete Bible
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Rundi run 2 0 Complete Bible
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 10 12 3   9 9 8 9 8
Networking Possibilities

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  • Church planting agencies in Burundi
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Burundi Statistics
People Groups 12
Unreached People Groups 3  (25.0%)
Population 13,521,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.3%
Population in Unreached 22,000  (0.2%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 93.4%
Percent Evangelical 30.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.8%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 13%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Country Code BY
Official Language(s) RundiFrench
Literacy Rate 68%
Estimated Illiterate Population 4,327,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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