Country: Côte d'Ivoire

Number of People Groups

107

People Groups Unreached

33 (30.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

29,462,000

Population in Unreached

6,551,000 (22.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

36.89%

% Evangelical

12.54%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.0%
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
Abe, Abbey 316,000 316,000 Abe Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
 Abidji 100,000 100,000 Abidji Christianity 92.00 % 6.00 % -
Abure, Eyive 110,000 110,000 Abure Christianity 92.00 % 7.00 % -
Adjoukrou 185,000 185,000 Adioukrou Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
Aizi, Aproumu 11,000 11,000 Aizi, Aproumu Christianity 91.00 % 5.00 % -
Aizi, Mobumrin 3,400 3,400 Aizi, Mobumrin Christianity 91.00 % 5.00 % -
Aizi, Tiagbamrin 16,000 16,000 Aizi, Tiagbamrin Christianity 91.00 % 3.50 % -
 Akan 426,000 6,034,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 12.00 % -
 Akan-Fante 29,000 3,761,000 Akan Christianity 60.00 % 3.50 % -
Aladjan Jacquesville 48,000 48,000 Alladian Christianity 90.00 % 9.00 % -
 Anyi 1,700,000 1,790,000 Anyin Christianity 55.00 % 19.00 % -
Anyin, Morofo 503,000 503,000 Anyin Morofo Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 68,000 6,275,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Libyan 21,000 2,798,000 Arabic, Libyan Islam 2.60 % 0.10 % 1
 Attie 758,000 758,000 Attie Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
Avikam, Brignan 44,000 44,000 Avikam Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 % -
Bakwe 21,000 21,000 Bakwe Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
 Bambara 12,000 7,428,000 Bamanankan Islam 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Banda, Nafana 5,000 112,000 Nafaanra Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Baule 7,745,000 7,776,000 Baoule Christianity 55.00 % 27.00 % -
 Bete, Daloa 271,000 271,000 Bete, Daloa Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bete, Gagnoa 356,000 356,000 Bete, Gagnoa Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 % -
 Bete, Western 271,000 271,000 Bete, Guiberoua Ethnic Religions 39.00 % 9.00 % -
 Birifor, Southern 9,000 229,000 Birifor, Southern Ethnic Religions 13.00 % 2.00 % -
 Bozo, Jenaama 23,000 457,000 Bozo, Jenaama Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  107 29,462,000         33 36.89 % 12.54 % 142 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 141,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 29,603,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Abidjan 5,945,000
Bas-Sassandra 2,881,000
Comoé 1,520,000
Denguélé 366,000
Gôh-Djiboua 2,027,000
Lacs 1,590,000
Lagunes 1,867,000
Montagnes 2,996,000
Sassandra-Marahoué 2,896,000
Savanes 2,030,000
Vallée du Bandama 1,820,000
Woroba 1,067,000
Yamoussoukro 450,000
Zanzan 1,180,000
Provinces:  14 28,635,000
UN Country Population 29,603,000
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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
Abe aba 1 0 Bible Portions
Abidji abi 1 0 New Testament
Abron abr 1 0 Translation Started
Abure abu 1 0 Bible Portions
Adioukrou adj 1 0 New Testament
Aizi, Aproumu ahp 1 0 Unspecified
Aizi, Mobumrin ahm 1 0 Unspecified
Aizi, Tiagbamrin ahi 1 0 Translation Needed
Akan aka 2 0 Complete Bible
Alladian ald 1 0 New Testament
Anyin any 2 0 New Testament
Anyin Morofo mtb 1 0 Translation Needed
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Libyan ayl 1 1 Unspecified
Attie ati 1 0 New Testament
Avikam avi 1 0 Bible Portions
Bakwe bjw 1 0 New Testament
Bamanankan bam 1 1 Complete Bible
Baoule bci 2 0 Complete Bible
Beng nhb 1 1 Bible Portions
Bete, Daloa bev 1 0 New Testament
Bete, Gagnoa btg 1 0 New Testament
Bete, Guiberoua bet 1 0 New Testament
Birifor, Southern biv 1 0 New Testament
Bisa bib 1 0 New Testament
Bozo, Jenaama bze 1 1 Bible Portions
Cerma cme 1 0 New Testament
Daho-Doo das 1 0 Translation Needed
Dan dnj 1 0 New Testament
Deg mzw 1 0 Complete Bible
Dida, Lakota dic 1 0 Translation Needed
Dida, Yocoboue gud 1 0 New Testament
Dogon, Tomo Kan dtm 1 0 Bible Portions
Ega ega 1 0 Translation Needed
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Esahie sfw 1 0 Complete Bible
Ewe ewe 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Maasina ffm 1 1 New Testament
Gban ggu 1 0 New Testament
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Glaro-Twabo glr 1 0 Translation Started
Glio-Oubi oub 1 0 Translation Needed
Godie god 1 0 New Testament
Goo gov 1 0 Translation Started
Grebo, Southern grj 1 0 Translation Started
Guebie gie 1 0 Translation Needed
Guro goa 1 0 Complete Bible
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Jeri Kuo jek 1 1 Unspecified
Jula dyu 1 1 Complete Bible
Karaboro, Eastern xrb 1 1 New Testament
Khisa kqm 1 1 Translation Started
Kla-Dan lda 1 0 Translation Started
Kodia kwp 1 0 Translation Needed
Koro kfo 1 1 Translation Needed
Kouya kyf 1 0 New Testament
Koyaga kga 1 1 Bible Portions
Krahn, Eastern kqo 1 0 New Testament
Krahn, Western krw 1 1 New Testament
Krobu kxb 1 0 Translation Needed
Krumen, Plapo ktj 1 0 New Testament
Krumen, Pye pye 1 0 Bible Portions
Krumen, Tepo ted 1 0 New Testament
Kulango, Bondoukou kzc 1 1 New Testament
Kulango, Bouna nku 1 1 Unspecified
Ligbi lig 1 0 Translation Started
Lobi lob 1 1 New Testament
Loma loi 1 1 Translation Needed
Mahou mxx 1 1 Bible Portions
Maninkakan, Eastern emk 2 2 New Testament
Mbato gwa 1 0 Translation Started
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Mwan moa 1 0 New Testament
Nafaanra nfr 1 1 Complete Bible
Neyo ney 1 1 Bible Portions
Ngen gnj 1 0 Translation Needed
Nyabwa nwb 1 0 New Testament
Nzema nzi 1 0 Complete Bible
Senoufo, Cebaara sef 2 1 Complete Bible
Senoufo, Djimini dyi 1 1 Complete Bible
Senoufo, Nyarafolo sev 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Palaka plr 1 1 Translation Started
Senoufo, Shempire seb 1 0 Translation Needed
Senoufo, Supyire spp 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Tagwana tgw 1 0 Complete Bible
Soninke snk 1 1 Bible Portions
Tchaman ebr 1 0 New Testament
Teen lor 1 1 Bible Portions
Toura neb 1 0 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Wan wan 1 0 Translation Needed
Wane hwa 1 0 Translation Needed
We Northern wob 1 0 New Testament
We Southern gxx 1 0 New Testament
We Western wec 1 0 New Testament
Wojenaka jod 1 1 Translation Needed
Wolof wol 1 1 New Testament
Worodougou jud 1 1 Bible Portions
Yaoure yre 1 0 New Testament
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 102 107 33   47 54 52 82 11
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Côte d'Ivoire Statistics
People Groups 107
Unreached People Groups 33  (30.8%)
Population 29,462,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.4%
Population in Unreached 6,551,000  (22.2%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 36.9%
Percent Evangelical 12.5%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 142
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 51%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code IV
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 47%
Estimated Illiterate Population 15,615,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked



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