Country: Guinea

Number of People Groups

47

People Groups Unreached

29 (61.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

13,784,000

Population in Unreached

11,984,000 (86.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

4.20%

% Evangelical

0.72%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.5%
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 *
 Americans, U.S. 700 195,898,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 35.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 5,800 6,472,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 15.00 % 0.60 % -
 Badyara 13,000 22,000 Badyara Islam 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
Baga Binari 4,000 4,000 Baga Pokur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baga Fore, Black Baga 9,700 9,700 Mbulungish Islam 0.15 % 0.03 % 1
Baga Koga 5,300 5,300 Susu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baga Mandouri 4,900 4,900 Baga Manduri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baga Sitemu, Tchitem 43,000 43,000 Baga Sitemu Islam 7.00 % 1.07 % -
 Balanta, Kentohe 4,900 484,000 Balanta-Kentohe Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.80 % -
 Bambara 4,900 7,095,000 Bamanankan Islam 2.00 % 0.26 % 1
 Bandi 14,000 167,000 Bandi Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.10 % -
 Bassari 21,000 42,000 Oniyan Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.25 % -
Dan, Yakuba 1,500 1,939,000 Dan Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 % -
 Deaf 138,000 49,091,000 Guinean Sign Language Islam 4.47 % 3
 French 2,900 50,354,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.30 % -
 Fulani, Pulaar 7,100 2,950,000 Pulaar Islam 0.40 % 0.08 % 1
 Fulbe 4,570,000 5,269,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 91
 Jahanka 40,000 127,000 Jahanka Islam 0.10 % 0.01 % 1
Kakabe 13,000 13,000 Kakabe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kissi 614,000 681,000 Kissi, Northern Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 9.00 % -
 Kla-Dan 1,300 35,000 Kla-Dan Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % -
 Kono 178,000 178,000 Kono Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 1.76 % -
 Konyanka 642,000 695,000 Maninka, Konyanka Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 13
 Kpelle, Guinea 607,000 607,000 Kpelle, Guinea Islam 42.00 % 2.80 % -
 Krio, Creole 2,800 940,000 Krio Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 % -
 Kru 1,200 447,000 Klao Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 % -
 Kuranko 119,000 573,000 Kuranko Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.32 % 2
 Landoma 28,000 28,000 Landoma Islam 5.00 % 0.06 % 1
 Lele 54,000 54,000 Lele Islam 5.00 % 1.62 % 1
 Limba, East 1,200 2,000 Limba, East Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Limba, West 2,000 565,000 Limba, West-Central Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Maan 112,000 461,000 Maan Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.88 % 2
Mandeni, Mmani 46,000 46,000 Susu Islam 0.20 % 0.01 % 1
 Maninka, Eastern 3,324,000 4,231,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 % 66
 Maninka, Sankaran 116,000 116,000 Maninka, Sankaran Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 2
 Maninka, Wasulu 87,000 325,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 % 2
 Manya 87,000 185,000 Manya Islam 0.03 % 0.03 % 2
 Mende 3,000 2,673,000 Mende Islam 10.00 % 1.10 % -
Mogofin 26,000 26,000 Mogofin Islam 0.03 % 0.01 % 1
 Nalu 12,000 24,000 Nalu Islam 0.20 % 0.06 % 1
 Soninke, Sarakolé 13,000 3,021,000 Soninke Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Susu 2,372,000 2,634,000 Susu Islam 0.20 % 0.02 % 47
 Temne 5,900 1,997,000 Themne Islam 8.00 % 2.00 % -
 Toma 259,000 259,000 Toma Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 4.60 % -
 Wamei, Konyagi 8,100 37,000 Wamey Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.09 % 1
 Yalunka 125,000 208,000 Yalunka Islam 0.30 % 0.17 % 3
Zialo 34,000 34,000 Zialo Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 % -
  Totals:  47 13,784,000         29 4.20 % 0.72 % 251 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 75,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 13,859,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Beyla 399,000
Boffa 260,000
Boké 551,000
Conakry 2,031,000
Coyah 323,000
Dabola 222,000
Dalaba 163,000
Dinguiraye 240,000
Dubréka 404,000
Faranah 343,000
Forécariah 297,000
Fria 118,000
Gaoual 237,000
Guéckédou 355,000
Kankan 579,000
Kérouane 254,000
Kindia 538,000
Kissidougou 347,000
Koubia 123,000
Koundara 159,000
Kouroussa 329,000
Labé 390,000
Lélouma 199,000
Lola 210,000
Macenta 341,000
Mali 352,000
Mamou 390,000
Mandiana 411,000
Nzérékoré 485,000
Pita 341,000
Siguiri 840,000
Télimélé 348,000
Tougué 152,000
Yomou 140,000
Provinces:  34 12,871,000
UN Country Population 13,859,000
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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
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Badyara pbp 1 1 Translation Started
Baga Manduri bmd 1 1 Translation Started
Baga Pokur bcg 1 1 Translation Needed
Baga Sitemu bsp 1 0 New Testament
Balanta-Kentohe ble 1 0 New Testament
Bamanankan bam 1 1 Complete Bible
Bandi bza 1 0 New Testament
Dan dnj 1 0 New Testament
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Guinean Sign Language gus 1 1 Translation Needed
Jahanka jad 1 1 Translation Started
Kakabe kke 1 1 Translation Needed
Kissi, Northern kqs 1 0 Complete Bible
Kla-Dan lda 1 0 Translation Needed
Klao klu 1 0 Complete Bible
Kono knu 1 0 Translation Started
Kpelle, Guinea gkp 1 0 Complete Bible
Krio kri 1 0 Complete Bible
Kuranko knk 1 1 Complete Bible
Landoma ldm 1 1 Translation Started
Lele llc 1 1 Translation Started
Limba, East lma 1 1 Translation Needed
Limba, West-Central lia 1 1 New Testament
Maan mev 1 1 New Testament
Maninka, Konyanka mku 1 1 Bible Portions
Maninka, Sankaran msc 1 1 Bible Portions
Maninkakan, Eastern emk 2 2 New Testament
Manya mzj 1 1 Bible Portions
Mbulungish mbv 1 1 New Testament
Mende men 1 0 Complete Bible
Mogofin mfg 1 1 Bible Portions
Nalu naj 1 1 Translation Started
Oniyan bsc 1 0 New Testament
Pulaar fuc 1 1 New Testament
Pular fuf 1 1 New Testament
Soninke snk 1 1 Bible Portions
Susu sus 3 3 Complete Bible
Themne tem 1 0 New Testament
Toma tod 1 0 New Testament
Wamey cou 1 1 New Testament
Yalunka yal 1 1 Complete Bible
Zialo zil 1 0 Translation Started
Totals: 44 47 29   12 24 25 40 4
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Guinea Statistics
People Groups 47
Unreached People Groups 29  (61.7%)
Population 13,784,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.7%
Population in Unreached 11,984,000  (86.9%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 4.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 251
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 36%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code GV
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 30%
Estimated Illiterate Population 9,649,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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