Country: Western Sahara

Number of People Groups

10

People Groups Unreached

10 (100.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

529,000

Population in Unreached

529,000 (100.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

0.03%

% Evangelical

0.00%

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
 Arab, Moroccan 8,600 30,594,000 Arabic, Moroccan Islam 0.18 % 0.03 % 1
 Bedouin, Arosien 7,700 7,700 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf 6,000 50,266,000 Language unknown Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Imragen 24,000 24,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Izarguien 35,000 54,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Moor 53,000 4,827,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Regeibat 77,000 117,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sahrawi 194,000 477,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.04 % 0.00 % 4
 Tajakant 5,900 58,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tekna 118,000 138,000 Hassaniyya Islam ☀︎ 0.04 % 0.00 % 2
  Totals:  10 529,000         10 0.03 % 0.00 % 15 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 69,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 598,000                
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Province Estimated
Population
Boujdour 52,000
Es Semara 64,000
Laayoune 244,000
Oued el Dahab 160,000
Provinces:  4 520,000
UN Country Population 598,000
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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, Moroccan ary 1 1 New Testament
Hassaniyya mey 8 8 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Totals: 3 10 10   1 2 2 2 1
Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Western Sahara. 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 Western Sahara
  • Christian ministry in Western Sahara
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Western Sahara Statistics
People Groups 10
Unreached People Groups 10  (100.0%)
Population 529,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Population in Unreached 529,000  (100.0%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.0%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 15
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 87%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code WI
Official Language(s) Arabic, MoroccanHassaniyya
Literacy Rate %
Estimated Illiterate Population 529,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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