Language:  French

Population of Groups Speaking

70,843,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

145

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Abnaki-Penobscot Canada 2,700 4,000 Christianity 97.00 % 3.00 % -
 Acadian, Cajun Canada 29,000 57,000 Christianity 97.00 % 1.20 % -
 Aeke New Caledonia 400 400 Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 % -
 Auvergnat France 1,435,000 1,435,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.20 % -
Bakole, Bamusso Cameroon 900 900 Christianity 74.00 % 1.00 % -
 Black African, general Belgium 120,000 1,127,000 Islam 39.00 % 4.00 % -
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Finland 800 1,651,000 Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 % -
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Canada 8,800 1,651,000 Christianity 80.00 % 15.00 % -
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Cameroon 1,641,000 1,651,000 Christianity 67.00 % 16.72 % -
 Chinese, general France 39,000 15,472,000 Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 % -
 Eurasian Cambodia 14,000 1,745,000 Christianity 50.00 % 3.00 % -
 Eurasian France 65,000 1,745,000 Christianity 70.00 % 0.20 % -
 Eurasian Vietnam 482,000 1,745,000 Christianity 59.00 % 2.00 % -
 Euronesian French Polynesia 26,000 126,000 Christianity 97.00 % 16.00 % -
 Euronesian New Caledonia 28,000 126,000 Christianity 91.00 % 9.00 % -
 Franco-Mauritian Mauritius 52,000 50,605,000 Christianity 91.00 % 5.00 % -
Franco-Swiss France 33,000 1,819,000 Christianity 65.00 % 0.20 % -
Franco-Swiss Switzerland 1,786,000 1,819,000 Christianity 80.00 % 3.50 % -
 French Algeria 14,000 50,605,000 Christianity 66.00 % 0.40 % -
 French Armenia 150,000 50,605,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Andorra 4,500 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 % -
 French Angola 7,600 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 % -
 French Argentina 17,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 French Australia 25,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 French Austria 17,000 50,605,000 Christianity 75.00 % 0.80 % -
 French Benin 33,000 50,605,000 Christianity 70.00 % 0.50 % -
 French Burundi 2,100 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 French Belgium 218,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 French Brazil 18,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.70 % -
 French Cambodia 1,700 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 French Chad 18,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.30 % -
 French Congo, Republic of the 12,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.40 % -
 French Congo, Democratic Republic of 90,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 French Chile 3,700 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 2.00 % -
 French Colombia 5,600 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 % -
 French Costa Rica 1,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 French Cameroon 45,000 50,605,000 Christianity 59.00 % 0.30 % -
 French Comoros 1,800 50,605,000 Christianity 60.00 % 0.70 % -
 French Central African Republic 22,000 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 % -
 French Cuba 5,800 50,605,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Denmark 6,800 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Djibouti 21,000 50,605,000 Christianity 65.00 % 0.40 % -
 French Dominican Republic 2,100 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Ireland 10,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Ethiopia 1,000 50,605,000 Christianity 63.00 % 0.60 % -
 French Czechia 800 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Egypt 94,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French French Guiana 24,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Finland 2,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French French Polynesia 144,000 50,605,000 Christianity 73.00 % 1.79 % -
 French France 46,411,000 50,605,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.08 % -
 French Gambia 1,000 50,605,000 Christianity 64.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Gabon 11,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Ghana 13,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Germany 127,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Guadeloupe 7,700 50,605,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Greece 6,200 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Guinea 2,800 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 0.30 % -
 French Haiti 800 50,605,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Indonesia 5,700 50,605,000 Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
 French Iran 10,000 50,605,000 Christianity 63.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Italy 25,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Japan 6,300 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Korea, North 500 50,605,000 Christianity 61.14 % 1.00 % -
 French Korea, South 5,300 50,605,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Côte d'Ivoire 42,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Iraq 900 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Kenya 2,100 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Kuwait 8,300 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Lebanon 25,000 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Liberia 3,100 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Luxembourg 41,000 50,605,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Madagascar 171,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Martinique 8,500 50,605,000 Christianity 72.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Slovakia 1,600 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 0.70 % -
 French Libya 8,100 50,605,000 Christianity 64.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Mayotte 1,600 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 0.70 % -
 French Malawi 1,900 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Mali 19,000 50,605,000 Christianity 63.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Monaco 11,000 50,605,000 Christianity 84.60 % 1.60 % -
 French Morocco 5,600 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Mauritania 6,900 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 0.70 % -
 French Mexico 9,100 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Mozambique 2,300 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Niger 6,900 50,605,000 Christianity 63.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Vanuatu 3,300 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Nigeria 8,300 50,605,000 Christianity 66.00 % 6.00 % -
 French Netherlands 20,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Sint Maarten 600 50,605,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Norway 3,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French New Zealand 4,900 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Poland 3,900 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 0.90 % -
 French Panama 44,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Portugal 10,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Guinea-Bissau 1,200 50,605,000 Christianity 64.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Qatar 8,600 50,605,000 Christianity 76.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Serbia 900 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Romania 3,800 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Puerto Rico 2,000 50,605,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Saudi Arabia 35,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Saint Pierre and Miquelon 5,400 50,605,000 Christianity 97.00 % 0.30 % -
 French Seychelles 1,800 50,605,000 Christianity 69.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Russia 1,500 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Rwanda 3,200 50,605,000 Christianity 69.00 % 1.00 % -
 French South Africa 12,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Senegal 98,000 50,605,000 Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Spain 102,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Saint Lucia 500 50,605,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Sweden 9,200 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Trinidad and Tobago 4,300 50,605,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Togo 6,700 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 4.50 % -
 French Turkey 30,000 50,605,000 Christianity 63.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Syria 9,500 50,605,000 Christianity 63.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Thailand 14,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Tanzania 2,800 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Curacao 2,600 50,605,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Uganda 1,600 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French United Kingdom 173,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Uruguay 20,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Venezuela 8,400 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Virgin Islands (U.S.) 700 50,605,000 Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
 French West Bank / Gaza 800 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French United States 1,835,000 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Burkina Faso 16,000 50,605,000 Christianity 72.00 % 0.70 % -
 French Vietnam 5,800 50,605,000 Christianity 63.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Wallis and Futuna Islands Unknown 50,605,000 Christianity 72.00 % 1.00 % -
 French Zambia 7,800 50,605,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 French, Metropolitan Reunion 3,600 50,605,000 Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
 French-Canadian Austria 900 7,967,000 Christianity 74.00 % 0.80 % -
 French-Canadian Canada 7,688,000 7,967,000 Christianity 75.00 % 0.80 % -
 French-Canadian United States 278,000 7,967,000 Christianity 65.00 % 0.80 % -
 Jew, French China, Hong Kong 800 526,000 Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Jew, French Monaco 700 526,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jew, French Algeria 700 526,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jew, French Belgium 30,000 526,000 Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Jew, French France 455,000 526,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Jew, French Israel 39,000 526,000 Ethnic Religions 0.20 % 0.05 % 1
Kare, Li-Kari-Li Congo, Democratic Republic of 1,700 1,700 Christianity 90.00 % 4.00 % -
 Languedocian France 2,573,000 2,573,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.20 % -
New Caledonian French New Caledonia 115,000 118,000 Christianity 61.00 % 3.77 % -
New Caledonian French Vanuatu 3,300 118,000 Christianity 81.00 % 38.00 % -
Ngbinda, Bangbinda Congo, Democratic Republic of 7,600 7,600 Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 % -
 Provencal, Alpine Provencal France 2,973,000 3,088,000 Christianity 70.00 % 0.72 % -
Reunionese, French-speaking Reunion 189,000 189,000 Christianity 96.00 % 8.08 % -
Romani, French France 169,000 169,000 Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  145           6     14
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Basque France 158,000 2,860,000 Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
 Bassar, Ntcham Togo 205,000 418,000 Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 % -
Buamu Burkina Faso 387,000 387,000 Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 14.00 % -
 Christian India 1,263,000 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Comorian, Maore Reunion 600 188,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
Eviya Gabon 500 500 Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 % -
 Fon Benin 1,990,000 2,128,000 Christianity 65.00 % 18.31 % -
 Fon Togo 75,000 2,128,000 Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 % -
 Fulfulde, Borgu Benin 650,000 768,000 Islam 1.40 % 0.80 % 13
 Fulfulde, Borgu Togo 117,000 768,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 2
 Hindi Mauritius 36,000 2,675,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Jew, Judeo-Moroccan Morocco 2,400 64,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jew, Tunisian Tunisia 3,200 13,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Krumen, Tepo Côte d'Ivoire 54,000 60,000 Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 % -
 Mauritian Mauritius 979,000 1,080,000 Hinduism 35.00 % 11.64 % -
 Moroccan, Arabic-speaking Morocco 24,221,000 28,862,000 Islam 0.09 % 0.08 % 484
 South Asian, general France 276,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 0.20 % 6
  Totals:  17           8     509

Language Alternate Names
Acadian (Acadien)
Acadien
Barang
Français
Francés
Francès
Francese
Franche-Comtois (Fribourgois)
Franco-Terreneuvien
Frans
Frantsay
Französisch
French, African
Fribourgois
Jèrriais
Jurassien
Norman (Normand)
Normand
Québécois
Saint Barthélemy Patois
Saintongeais
Serquiais
Shippagan
Sous le Vent (Saint Barthélemy Patois)

Dialects
Acadian
Africa
Angevin
Berrichon
Bourbonnais
Bourguignon
Canadien
Central Africa
Dgernesiais
Français
Franc-comtois
Franche-comtois
Franco-Manitoban
Franco-ontarien
Gallo
Gitan
Jerriais
Lorraine
Norman
North African
Picard
Poitevin
Québéicois
Santongeais
Sous le Vent
Standard French
Toulouse
Wallon
Walloon
West Africa

Dialect Alternate Names
Acadien
Afrique
Bregognon
Calo
Canadian
Dgernesiais
Francais
Francais de l'Afrique centrale
Francais: Afrique
Francais: Bourguignon
Francais: Canadien
Francais: Franche-comtois
Francais: Gitan
Francais: Santongeais
Francais: Toulousain
Franzosisch
French, Fransaawi
French: Africa
French: Bourguignon
French: Canadian
French: Central Africa
French: Francais
French: France
French: Franche-comtois
French: Gitan
French: Santongeais
French: Toulouse
French: Walloon
French: West Africa
Fribourgois
Guernesiais
Guernsey
Gypsy
Jurassien
Normand
Wallon

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1483-1989
New Testament 1474-1990
Complete Bible 1478-2017
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, complete Bible
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - African (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Canadian (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in French
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings StoryRunners Oral Bible Stories
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Good Seed Evangelistic Materials
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus film: view in French
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
General Open-licensed Bible stories on mobile app
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file from FCBH
Mobile App Download audio Bible app from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible Parole de Vie
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible Segond 1910
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible Segond 21
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Current Language Bible
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter The Ancient Path (French)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


Avatar

Welcome. I’m a virtual assistant and will try to answer questions about Joshua Project, unreached people groups, the Great Commission and more. How can I help you?

For further help try our FAQ, Definitions or Contact Us pages.