Country: Mali

Number of People Groups

74

People Groups Unreached

44 (59.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

23,852,000

Population in Unreached

21,832,000 (91.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

2.78%

% Evangelical

0.66%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.5%
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
 Arab, Saharan 59,000 108,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bambara 7,043,000 7,428,000 Bamanankan Islam 4.00 % 1.10 % 141
Banka 9,900 9,900 Bankagooma Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Bedouin, Berabish 59,000 133,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bobo Fing 43,000 123,000 Konabere Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 2.90 % -
 Bolon 14,000 52,000 Bolon Islam 3.00 % 2.10 % -
 Bozo, Jenaama 412,000 457,000 Bozo, Jenaama Islam ☀︎ 0.03 % 0.00 % 8
 Bozo, Kelenga 48,000 48,000 Bozo, Kelengaxo Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bozo, Tiemacewe 8,500 8,500 Bozo, Tiemacewe Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bozo, Tige 341,000 345,000 Bozo, Tieyaxo Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 7
 British 1,600 54,161,000 English Christianity 61.00 % 8.00 % -
 Deaf 240,000 50,266,000 Tebul Sign Language Islam 2.64 % 5
Djogorame 62,000 62,000 Soninke Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dogon, Ampari 12,000 12,000 Dogon, Ampari Islam 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dogon, Ana Tinga 900 900 Dogon, Ana Tinga Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 0.20 % -
Dogon, Bangi Me 4,000 4,000 Bangime Islam 10.00 % 0.30 % -
Dogon, Bankan Tey 2,900 2,900 Dogon, Bankan Tey Islam 6.00 % 0.10 % -
Dogon, Ben Tey 5,700 5,700 Dogon, Ben Tey Islam 10.00 % 0.10 % -
Dogon, Bondum Dom 58,000 58,000 Dogon, Bondum Dom Islam 10.00 % 3.00 % -
Dogon, Bunoge 1,900 1,900 Dogon, Bunoge Islam 12.00 % 0.20 % -
Dogon, Dogul Dom 37,000 37,000 Dogon, Dogul Dom Islam 8.00 % 1.00 % -
Dogon, Donno So 106,000 106,000 Dogon, Donno So Islam 10.00 % 2.00 % -
 Dogon, Jamsay 303,000 304,000 Dogon, Jamsay Islam 11.00 % 3.00 % -
Dogon, Mombo 56,000 56,000 Dogon, Mombo Islam 8.00 % 2.40 % -
 Dogon, Nanga Dama 4,800 4,800 Dogon, Nanga Dama Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  74 23,852,000         44 2.78 % 0.66 % 446 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 164,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 24,016,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Bamako 2,875,000
Gao 865,000
Kayes 3,174,000
Kidal 108,000
Koulikoro 3,843,000
Menaka 63,000
Mopti 3,237,000
Segou 3,713,000
Sikasso 4,173,000
Timbuktu 1,084,000
Provinces:  10 23,135,000
UN Country Population 24,016,000
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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
Bamanankan bam 2 1 Complete Bible
Bangime dba 1 0 Translation Needed
Bankagooma bxw 1 1 Unspecified
Bolon bof 1 0 Translation Needed
Bomu bmq 1 1 Complete Bible
Bozo, Jenaama bze 1 1 Bible Portions
Bozo, Kelengaxo bzx 1 1 Translation Started
Bozo, Tiemacewe boo 1 1 Translation Needed
Bozo, Tieyaxo boz 1 1 Bible Portions
Dogon, Ampari aqd 1 1 Translation Needed
Dogon, Ana Tinga dti 1 0 Translation Needed
Dogon, Bankan Tey dbw 1 0 Translation Needed
Dogon, Ben Tey dbt 1 0 Translation Needed
Dogon, Bondum Dom dbu 1 0 Unspecified
Dogon, Bunoge dgb 1 0 Translation Needed
Dogon, Dogul Dom dbg 1 0 Translation Needed
Dogon, Donno So dds 1 0 New Testament
Dogon, Jamsay djm 1 0 Bible Portions
Dogon, Mombo dmb 1 0 Bible Portions
Dogon, Nanga Dama nzz 1 1 Translation Needed
Dogon, Tebul Ure dtu 1 0 Translation Needed
Dogon, Tene Kan dtk 1 0 Unspecified
Dogon, Tiranige Diga tde 1 1 Translation Needed
Dogon, Tommo So dto 1 1 Bible Portions
Dogon, Tomo Kan dtm 1 0 Bible Portions
Dogon, Toro So dts 1 0 Complete Bible
Dogon, Toro Tegu dtt 1 0 Translation Needed
Dogon, Yanda Dom dym 1 0 Translation Needed
Duungooma dux 1 1 Translation Started
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Maasina ffm 1 1 New Testament
Hassaniyya mey 3 3 New Testament
Jahanka jad 1 1 Translation Started
Jowulu jow 1 0 New Testament
Jula dyu 1 1 Complete Bible
Kagoro xkg 1 1 Translation Started
Kalamse knz 1 0 Bible Portions
Konabere bbo 1 0 New Testament
Koromfe kfz 1 0 New Testament
Maninkakan, Eastern emk 2 2 New Testament
Maninkakan, Kita mwk 1 1 Bible Portions
Maninkakan, Western mlq 1 1 Bible Portions
Marka rkm 1 0 Bible Portions
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Pana (Burkina Faso) pnq 1 1 Translation Needed
Pulaar fuc 1 1 New Testament
Pular fuf 1 1 New Testament
Samo, Matya stj 1 0 New Testament
Seenku sos 1 0 Translation Started
Senoufo, Mamara myk 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Shempire seb 1 0 Translation Needed
Senoufo, Sicite sep 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Supyire spp 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Syenara shz 1 0 Translation Started
Siamou sif 1 1 Bible Portions
Songhay, Humburi Senni hmb 1 1 Translation Needed
Songhay, Koyra Chiini khq 1 1 New Testament
Songhay, Koyraboro Senni ses 1 1 New Testament
Soninke snk 2 2 Bible Portions
Tadaksahak dsq 1 1 Translation Needed
Tamajaq, Tawallammat ttq 1 1 New Testament
Tamasheq taq 1 1 New Testament
Tebul Sign Language tsy 1 1 Translation Started
Tondi Songway Kiini tst 1 1 Translation Needed
Wolof wol 1 1 New Testament
Xaasongaxango kao 1 1 New Testament
Yalunka yal 1 1 Complete Bible
Zarma dje 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 69 74 44   14 25 32 45 4
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Mali Statistics
People Groups 74
Unreached People Groups 44  (59.5%)
Population 23,852,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.1%
Population in Unreached 21,832,000  (91.5%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 2.8%
Percent Evangelical 0.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 446
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 42%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code ML
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 36%
Estimated Illiterate Population 15,265,000
Persecution Ranking 14 (1=Highest) Open Doors
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