Country: Sudan

Number of People Groups

200

People Groups Unreached

169 (84.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

49,274,000

Population in Unreached

46,784,000 (94.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

2.30%

% Evangelical

0.48%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.0%
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
 Beja, Bedawi 2,556,000 2,859,000 Bedawiyet Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 51
 Beja, Bisharin 43,000 43,000 Bedawiyet Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beja, Hadendoa 86,000 86,000 Bedawiyet Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Berta, Benishangul 268,000 615,000 Berta Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 3.00 % -
 Berti 379,000 379,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.00 % 8
Bideyat 13,000 24,000 Zaghawa Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bindili 7,300 7,300 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Birgid, Arabized 184,000 184,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Bokoruge 9,700 122,000 Daju, Dar Sila Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Borogo 1,400 1,400 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Burun, Arabized 165,000 165,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Burun, Lange 56,000 56,000 Burun Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general 7,200 15,947,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 9.00 % -
Dair, Thaminyi 3,300 3,300 Dair Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Daju 36,000 111,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 1
Daju, Dar Fur 121,000 121,000 Daju, Dar Fur Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dalang 1,000 1,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dar Hamid 888,000 888,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 18
 Deaf 494,000 50,266,000 Language unknown Islam 5.00 % 10
Debri, Wei 2,700 2,700 Dilling Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Delen, Warki 15,000 15,000 Dilling Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
Dilling, Arabized 94,000 94,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Doloka 15,000 15,000 Ngile Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dubasiyin 131,000 131,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
El Hugeirat 3,500 3,500 Arabic, Sudanese Islam 2.20 % 2.20 % -
  Totals:  200 49,274,000         169 2.30 % 0.48 % 1,003 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 84,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 49,358,000                

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State Estimated
Population
Al Jazirah 5,341,000
Al Qadarif 395,000
Blue Nile 1,201,000
Central Darfur 2,710,000
East Darfur 1,214,000
Kassala 2,731,000
Khartoum 8,666,000
North Darfur 2,499,000
North Kurdufan 3,441,000
Northern 1,015,000
Red Sea 1,607,000
River Nile 1,638,000
Sennar 2,080,000
South Darfur 5,803,000
South Kurdufan 2,285,000
West Darfur 1,925,000
West Kurdufan 1,431,000
White Nile 1,876,000
States:  18 47,858,000
UN Country Population 49,358,000
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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
Acheron acz 1 0 Translation Started
Afitti aft 1 1 Translation Started
Aka soh 1 0 Unspecified
Ama nyi 1 1 Bible Portions
Amdang amj 1 1 Unspecified
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete Bible
Andaandi dgl 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Algerian arq 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Egyptian arz 1 0 Complete Bible
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Moroccan ary 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, Sudanese apd 90 87 New Testament
Arabic, Ta'izzi-Adeni acq 1 1 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Assangori sjg 1 1 Unspecified
Bedawiyet bej 3 3 Bible Portions
Berta wti 1 0 Bible Portions
Burun bdi 1 1 Bible Portions
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Dagik dec 1 1 Unspecified
Dair drb 1 1 Unspecified
Daju, Dar Fur daj 1 1 Translation Needed
Daju, Dar Sila dau 1 1 Unspecified
Dilling dil 2 2 Unspecified
Fongoro fgr 1 1 Unspecified
Fulfulde, Adamawa fub 1 1 Complete Bible
Fur fvr 1 1 Bible Portions
Gaam tbi 1 1 Translation Started
Ganza gza 1 0 Translation Started
Gbaya krs 1 0 New Testament
Gbaya, Northwest gya 1 0 Complete Bible
Ghulfan ghl 1 1 Translation Started
Gula (Central African Republic) kcm 1 0 Translation Needed
Gumuz guk 1 0 New Testament
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Heiban hbn 1 1 New Testament
Jumjum jum 1 1 Translation Started
Kadaru kdu 1 1 Translation Started
Kanga kcp 1 1 Translation Started
Kanuri, Yerwa knc 1 1 New Testament
Karko kko 2 2 Translation Started
Katcha-Kadugli-Miri xtc 4 3 New Testament
Katla kcr 1 1 Translation Started
Keiga kec 1 1 Translation Needed
Kelo xel 1 0 Unspecified
Ko fuj 2 2 Translation Started
Koalib kib 2 1 New Testament
Komo (Sudan) xom 1 1 Bible Portions
Krongo kgo 1 1 New Testament
Kunama kun 1 0 Complete Bible
Lafofa laf 1 1 Translation Needed
Laro lro 1 0 New Testament
Logol lof 1 1 Translation Started
Logorik liu 1 1 Bible Portions
Lumun lmd 1 0 New Testament
Maba (Chad) mde 1 1 Translation Started
Mararit mgb 1 1 Unspecified
Masalit mls 1 1 Bible Portions
Me'en mym 1 0 New Testament
Midob mei 1 1 Unspecified
Moro mor 1 0 Complete Bible
Nding eli 1 1 Translation Needed
Ngambay sba 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngile jle 2 2 Translation Needed
Nobiin fia 1 1 Bible Portions
Oromo, West Central gaz 1 0 Complete Bible
Otoro otr 1 0 New Testament
Shatt shj 1 1 Bible Portions
Shwai shw 1 1 Translation Started
Sokoro sok 1 1 Bible Portions
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete Bible
Tagoi tag 4 4 Translation Started
Tama (Chad) tma 2 2 Translation Started
Tedaga tuq 1 1 Translation Needed
Tegali ras 2 2 Translation Started
Temein teq 1 1 Translation Started
Tese keg 1 1 Translation Started
Tigre tig 1 1 Complete Bible
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete Bible
Tima tms 1 1 Translation Started
Tira tic 1 1 Unspecified
Tocho taz 1 1 Unspecified
Tulishi tey 3 3 Translation Started
Tumtum tbr 2 2 Translation Started
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Uduk udu 1 0 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Wali (Sudan) wll 1 1 Translation Started
Warnang wrn 1 1 Translation Started
Yulu yul 1 0 Translation Needed
Zaghawa zag 2 2 Translation Started
Totals: 92 200 169   27 27 37 62 14
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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Sudan. 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 Sudan
  • Christian ministry in Sudan
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Sudan Statistics
People Groups 200
Unreached People Groups 169  (84.5%)
Population 49,274,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.4%
Population in Unreached 46,784,000  (94.9%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 2.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.5%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1,003
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 35%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code SU
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardArabic, Sudanese
Literacy Rate 61%
Estimated Illiterate Population 19,217,000
Persecution Ranking 8 (1=Highest) Open Doors
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