Country: Cape Verde

Number of People Groups

5

People Groups Unreached

1 (20.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

585,000

Population in Unreached

73,000 (12.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

84.78%

% Evangelical

8.19%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.5%
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
 Balanta, Kentohe 57,000 504,000 Balanta-Kentohe Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 439,000 825,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 97.78 % 10.11 % -
 Deaf 4,500 50,266,000 Portuguese Sign Language Christianity 94.56 % -
 Fulani, Adamawa 73,000 5,260,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam ☀︎ 0.07 % 0.07 % 1
 Portuguese 11,000 17,337,000 Portuguese Christianity 97.00 % 0.30 % -
  Totals:  5 585,000         1 84.78 % 8.19 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 19,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 604,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Boa Vista 11,000
Brava 7,100
Maio 8,200
Mosteiros 11,000
Paúl 8,200
Porto Novo 21,000
Praia 155,000
Ribeira Brava 8,900
Ribeira Grande 22,000
Ribeira Grande de Santiago 9,800
Sal 31,000
Santa Catarina 51,000
Santa Catarina do Fogo 6,200
Santa Cruz 32,000
São Domingos 16,000
São Filipe 26,000
São Lourenço dos Órgãos 8,700
São Miguel 19,000
São Salvador do Mundo 10,000
São Vicente 89,000
Tarrafal 22,000
Tarrafal de São Nicolau 6,100
Provinces:  22 579,000
UN Country Population 604,000
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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
Balanta-Kentohe ble 1 0 New Testament
Fulfulde, Adamawa fub 1 1 Complete Bible
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese Sign Language psr 1 0 Translation Started
Totals: 5 5 1   2 2 4 4 1
Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Cape Verde. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Cape Verde
  • Christian ministry in Cape Verde
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Cape Verde Statistics
People Groups 5
Unreached People Groups 1  (20.0%)
Population 585,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.1%
Population in Unreached 73,000  (12.5%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 84.8%
Percent Evangelical 8.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 66%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code CV
Official Language(s) Portuguese
Literacy Rate 87%
Estimated Illiterate Population 76,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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