Country: Congo, Republic of the

Number of People Groups

71

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.4%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

5,900,000

Population in Unreached

12,000 (0.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

85.49%

% Evangelical

14.58%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.4%
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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 1,300 742,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 50.00 % 0.30 % -
Babole 7,800 7,800 Dibole Christianity 80.00 % 23.00 % -
Bakwele 16,000 26,000 Bekwel Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
Bangandu 1,600 11,000 Bangandu Christianity 70.00 % 22.00 % -
Bangi 121,000 229,000 Bangi Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
 Baya, Gbaya 6,500 543,000 Gbaya, Northwest Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 % -
Bomitaba 19,000 19,000 Bomitaba Christianity 78.00 % 30.00 % -
Bomwali 57,000 69,000 Bomwali Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 % -
Bongili 13,000 13,000 Bongili Christianity 78.00 % 20.00 % -
Bonjo 6,400 6,400 Bonjo Christianity 75.00 % 32.00 % -
Bulu Fang, Pidgin Bulu 6,500 1,328,000 Bulu Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
 Deaf 60,000 49,091,000 Language unknown Christianity 89.72 % -
Doondo 46,000 46,000 Doondo Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
 Fang, Pangwe 13,000 2,147,000 Fang Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
 French 13,000 50,354,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.40 % -
 Hausa 12,000 53,725,000 Hausa Islam 0.09 % 0.04 % 1
Kaamba 3,200 3,200 Kaamba Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 % -
 Kako 15,000 211,000 Kako Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 % -
Keenge, Beembe 138,000 138,000 Beembe Christianity 74.80 % 3.00 % -
Kituba, Monokutuba 1,992,000 1,992,000 Kituba Christianity 95.20 % 20.50 % -
 Kongo 29,000 6,017,000 Koongo Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 % -
Kota 19,000 68,000 Kota Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 % -
Koyo 1,600 1,600 Koyo Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 % -
Kuba 60,000 60,000 Likuba Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 % -
Kunyi 156,000 156,000 Kunyi Christianity 99.50 % 9.00 % -
Kwala, Likouala 90,000 90,000 Likwala Christianity 85.00 % 6.00 % -
Lali 181,000 187,000 Laari Christianity 99.00 % 25.00 % -
 Lingala, Ngala 242,000 4,972,000 Lingala Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 % -
Lobala 32,000 154,000 Lobala Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
Lumbu 6,300 51,000 Lumbu Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 % -
Makwa 48,000 48,000 Akwa Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 % -
Mbamba 26,000 46,000 Ombamba Christianity 85.00 % 18.00 % -
Mbangwe 3,200 7,100 Mbangwe Christianity 67.00 % 1.60 % -
 Mbanza 17,000 702,000 Mbandja Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 % -
Mbede 127,000 231,000 Mbere Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 % -
Mbosi 603,000 603,000 Mbosi Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 10.00 % -
Mbuku 54,000 54,000 Mboko Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 % -
Mbwisi 6,500 9,300 Bwisi Christianity 75.00 % 8.00 % -
Moi 6,500 6,500 Moi Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 % -
Monzombo 17,000 35,000 Monzombo Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 % -
Ndasa 9,500 11,000 Ndasa Christianity 78.00 % 5.00 % -
 Ngbaka 7,600 2,090,000 Ngbaka Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
Ngbaka Mabo, Bwaka 181,000 354,000 Ngbaka Ma'bo Christianity 99.00 % 14.00 % -
Ngom, Angom 8,500 28,000 Ngom Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 % -
Ngundi 5,100 23,000 Ngundi Christianity 76.00 % 10.05 % -
Ngungwel 125,000 125,000 Ngungwel Christianity 95.50 % 6.00 % -
Ngwili, Ngiri 3,200 3,200 Ngbandi, Southern Christianity 75.00 % 22.00 % -
Njyem 6,000 11,000 Njyem Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 % -
 Nzebi 26,000 264,000 Njebi Christianity 75.00 % 14.00 % -
 Nzime 3,200 36,000 Koonzime Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 % -
Pol 11,000 85,000 Pol Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Portuguese 1,400 19,699,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 0.70 % -
Punu 19,000 316,000 Punu Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 % -
 Pygmy, Bayaka 44,000 68,000 Yaka Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 25.00 % -
Pygmy, Gundi 3,400 21,000 Gundi Christianity 78.00 % 8.00 % -
 Sango 133,000 734,000 Sango Christianity 75.00 % 23.00 % -
Sundi 246,000 246,000 Suundi Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 % -
Teke Laali 4,000 4,000 Teke-Laali Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 % -
Teke, Central - Njyunjyu 131,000 171,000 Teke-Nzikou Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
Teke, Eastern 69,000 198,000 Teke, Ibali Christianity 98.00 % 6.00 % -
Teke, Northern 94,000 261,000 Teke-Tege Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 % -
Teke, Southern 74,000 74,000 Teke-Kukuya Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 % -
Teke, Tsaayi 183,000 260,000 Teke-Tsaayi Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
Teke-Aboo 39,000 77,000 Teke-Eboo Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
Teke-Fuumu 16,000 46,000 Teke-Wuumu Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
Teke-Tyee 27,000 27,000 Teke-Tyee Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
Tsangui 26,000 46,000 Tsaangi Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 % -
Vili, Fioti 15,000 23,000 Vili Christianity 78.00 % 6.00 % -
Wumbvu 12,000 54,000 Wumbvu Christianity 78.00 % 12.00 % -
Yaka, Iyaka 42,000 42,000 Yaka Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 % -
Yombe 62,000 1,441,000 Yombe Christianity 97.00 % 15.00 % -
  Totals:  71 5,900,000         1 85.49 % 14.58 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 70,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 5,970,000                
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Province Estimated
Population
Bouenza 452,000
Brazzaville 2,008,000
Cuvette 228,000
Cuvette-Ouest 107,000
Kouilou 135,000
Lékoumou 140,000
Likouala 225,000
Niari 338,000
Plateaux 256,000
Pointe Noire 1,046,000
Pool 347,000
Sangha 126,000
Provinces:  12 5,408,000
UN Country Population 5,970,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
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Online
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Online
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Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
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Tract
Online
Akwa akw 1 0 Translation Needed
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Bangandu bgf 1 0 Bible Portions
Bangi bni 1 0 New Testament
Beembe beq 1 0 New Testament
Bekwel bkw 1 0 Bible Portions
Bomitaba zmx 1 0 Translation Needed
Bomwali bmw 1 0 Translation Needed
Bongili bui 1 0 New Testament
Bonjo bok 1 0 Unspecified
Bulu bum 1 0 Complete Bible
Bwisi bwz 1 0 Unspecified
Dibole bvx 1 0 Translation Needed
Doondo dde 1 0 Bible Portions
Fang fan 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gbaya, Northwest gya 1 0 Complete Bible
Gundi gdi 1 0 Translation Needed
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Kaamba xku 1 0 Unspecified
Kako kkj 1 0 New Testament
Kituba mkw 1 0 New Testament
Koongo kng 1 0 Complete Bible
Koonzime ozm 1 0 New Testament
Kota koq 1 0 Bible Portions
Koyo koh 1 0 Translation Needed
Kunyi njx 1 0 Unspecified
Laari ldi 1 0 New Testament
Likuba kxx 1 0 Bible Portions
Likwala kwc 1 0 Translation Needed
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lobala loq 1 0 New Testament
Lumbu lup 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbandja zmz 1 0 Complete Bible
Mbangwe zmn 1 0 Translation Started
Mbere mdt 1 0 Bible Portions
Mboko mdu 1 0 Unspecified
Mbosi mdw 1 0 Bible Portions
Moi mow 1 0 Unspecified
Monzombo moj 1 0 Translation Started
Ndasa nda 1 0 Translation Needed
Ngbaka nga 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngbaka Ma'bo nbm 1 0 New Testament
Ngbandi, Southern nbw 1 0 New Testament
Ngom nra 1 0 Bible Portions
Ngundi ndn 1 0 Translation Needed
Ngungwel ngz 1 0 Bible Portions
Njebi nzb 1 0 New Testament
Njyem njy 1 0 Bible Portions
Ombamba mbm 1 0 Translation Needed
Pol pmm 1 0 Translation Started
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Punu puu 1 0 Complete Bible
Sango sag 1 0 Complete Bible
Suundi sdj 1 0 Unspecified
Teke, Ibali tek 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Eboo ebo 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Kukuya kkw 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Laali lli 1 0 Translation Needed
Teke-Nzikou nzu 1 0 Translation Started
Teke-Tege teg 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Tsaayi tyi 1 0 Translation Needed
Teke-Tyee tyx 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Wuumu ifm 1 0 Translation Started
Tsaangi tsa 1 0 Bible Portions
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Vili vif 1 0 New Testament
Wumbvu wum 1 0 Bible Portions
Yaka iyx 1 0 Bible Portions
Yaka axk 1 0 Bible Portions
Yombe yom 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 71 71 1   11 23 31 51 5
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Congo, Republic of the Statistics
People Groups 71
Unreached People Groups 1  (1.4%)
Population 5,900,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.6%
Population in Unreached 12,000  (0.2%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 85.5%
Percent Evangelical 14.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 67%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code CF
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 80%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,180,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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