Country: Gabon

Number of People Groups

51

People Groups Unreached

5 (9.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

2,460,000

Population in Unreached

69,000 (2.8%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

74.71%

% Evangelical

11.85%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.8%
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
 Mitsogo, Tsogo 18,000 18,000 Tsogo Christianity 90.00 % 7.00 % -
Myene 91,000 91,000 Myene Christianity 85.00 % 10.00 % -
Ndambomo 1,400 1,400 Ndambomo Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 % -
Ndasa 2,000 12,000 Ndasa Christianity 78.00 % 5.00 % -
Ngom, Angom 20,000 29,000 Ngom Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 % -
 Nzebi 248,000 275,000 Njebi Christianity 72.00 % 14.00 % -
Okande, Kande 1,000 1,000 Kande Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 9.00 % -
Pinji, Apindje 2,000 2,000 Pinji Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 % -
Pove, Bubi 8,100 8,100 Bubi Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 % -
Punu 308,000 328,000 Punu Christianity 76.00 % 25.00 % -
 Pygmy, Baka 9,800 72,000 Baka (Cameroon) Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.00 % -
Sake, Asake 16,000 16,000 Sake Christianity 80.00 % 6.00 % -
Samay 1,700 1,700 Samay Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 % -
Sangu, Chango 61,000 61,000 Sangu (Gabon) Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 % -
 Seki 2,000 38,000 Seki Christianity 90.00 % 1.10 % -
Sighu 3,200 3,200 Sighu Christianity 84.00 % 10.00 % -
Tchitchege 4,500 4,500 Tchitchege Christianity 95.00 % 9.00 % -
Teke, Northern 174,000 272,000 Teke-Tege Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 5.00 % -
Teke, Tsaayi 80,000 272,000 Teke-Tsaayi Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
Tsangui 21,000 48,000 Tsaangi Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 % -
Vili, Fioti 8,600 24,000 Vili Christianity 78.00 % 6.00 % -
Vumbu 10,000 10,000 Vumbu Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 % -
Wandji 20,000 20,000 Wandji Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 % -
 Wolof 15,000 6,856,000 Wolof Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
Wumbvu 44,000 57,000 Wumbvu Christianity 78.00 % 12.00 % -
  Totals:  51 2,460,000         5 74.71 % 11.85 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 25,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 2,485,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Estuaire 1,193,000
Haut-Ogooué 334,000
Moyen-Ogooué 92,000
Ngounié 134,000
Nyanga 71,000
Ogooué-Ivindo 84,000
Ogooué-Lolo 88,000
Ogooué-Maritime 210,000
Wouleu-Ntem 206,000
Provinces:  9 2,412,000
UN Country Population 2,485,000
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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
Baka (Cameroon) bkc 1 0 Translation Started
Barama bbg 1 0 Unspecified
Bekwel bkw 1 0 Bible Portions
Benga bng 1 0 Complete Bible
Bubi buw 1 0 Bible Portions
Bwisi bwz 1 0 Translation Started
Duma dma 1 0 Bible Portions
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Eviya gev 1 0 Unspecified
Fang (Equatorial Guinea) fan 1 0 Complete Bible
Fon fon 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Adamawa fub 1 1 Complete Bible
Gun guw 1 0 Complete Bible
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Iyasa yko 1 0 Bible Portions
Kande kbs 1 0 Unspecified
Kaningi kzo 1 0 Translation Needed
Kele keb 1 0 Bible Portions
Kota (Gabon) koq 1 0 Bible Portions
Lumbu lup 1 0 Bible Portions
Mahongwe mhb 1 0 Unspecified
Mbangwe zmn 1 0 Unspecified
Mbere mdt 1 0 Bible Portions
Myene mye 1 0 Complete Bible
Ndambomo nxo 1 0 Unspecified
Ndasa nda 1 0 Translation Needed
Ndumu nmd 1 1 Bible Portions
Ngom nra 1 0 Bible Portions
Njebi nzb 1 0 New Testament
Ombamba mbm 1 0 Unspecified
Pinji pic 1 0 Unspecified
Punu puu 1 0 Complete Bible
Sake sak 1 0 Unspecified
Samay syx 1 0 Bible Portions
Sangu (Gabon) snq 1 0 Bible Portions
Seki syi 1 0 Unspecified
Sighu sxe 1 0 Unspecified
Sira swj 1 0 Bible Portions
Tchitchege tck 1 0 Unspecified
Teke-Tege teg 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Tsaayi tyi 1 0 Translation Needed
Tsaangi tsa 1 0 Bible Portions
Tsogo tsv 1 0 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Vili vif 1 0 New Testament
Vumbu vum 1 0 Unspecified
Wandji wdd 1 0 Unspecified
Wolof wol 1 1 New Testament
Wumbvu wum 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 51 51 5   21 19 19 30 4
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Gabon Statistics
People Groups 51
Unreached People Groups 5  (9.8%)
Population 2,460,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Population in Unreached 69,000  (2.8%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 74.7%
Percent Evangelical 11.8%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.8%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 5
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 89%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code GB
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 85%
Estimated Illiterate Population 369,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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