Affinity Bloc:  Sub-Saharan Peoples What is an Affinity Bloc?

Population

896,294,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,091

Unreached People Groups

659 (21 %)

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People Cluster Population Peoples
by Country
Unreached
by Country
% Groups
Unreached
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
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Adamawa-Ubangi 12,607,000 166 13 7.8 % 196,000 1.6 %    Christianity 69.13 % 21.46 % 4
Atlantic 7,768,000 65 25 38.5 % 848,000 10.9 %    Islam 14.39 % 2.77 % 17
Atlantic-Jola 770,000 20 9 45.0 % 76,000 9.8 %    Islam 16.95 % 0.86 % 2
Atlantic-Wolof 6,507,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,507,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.01 % 130
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,611,000 66 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 69.48 % 7.81 % -
Bantu, Central-Congo 30,633,000 158 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.88 % 17.42 % -
Bantu, Central-East 4,795,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.77 % -
Bantu, Central-Lakes 70,403,000 101 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.04 % 31.48 % -
Bantu, Central-Luba 19,646,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 87.89 % 18.85 % -
Bantu, Central-South 33,821,000 135 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.77 % 22.45 % -
Bantu, Central-Southeast 10,379,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.72 % 19.24 % -
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,084,000 21 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.58 % 20.68 % -
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 29,199,000 57 2 3.5 % 708,000 2.4 %    Christianity 58.49 % 12.54 % 14
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 21,370,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 85.29 % 21.76 % -
Bantu, East-Coastal 5,916,000 26 10 38.5 % 934,000 15.8 %    Christianity 41.73 % 16.12 % 19
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 20,429,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 93.67 % 63.66 % -
Bantu, Kongo 18,325,000 12 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.57 % 23.17 % -
Bantu, Makua-Yao 31,895,000 52 11 21.2 % 4,105,000 12.9 %    Christianity 42.94 % 18.44 % 82
Bantu, Nguni 31,490,000 26 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.41 % 24.32 % -
Bantu, Northwest 12,110,000 103 1 1.0 % 5,500 0.0 %    Christianity 90.35 % 18.20 % 1
Bantu, Shona 12,063,000 28 1 3.6 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 71.97 % 23.12 % 1
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 19,834,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.11 % 15.57 % -
Bantu, Southeastern 1,470,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.13 % 16.85 % -
Bantu, Swahili 6,458,000 55 52 94.5 % 6,351,000 98.3 %    Islam 1.39 % 0.69 % 127
Benue 38,540,000 339 33 9.7 % 652,000 1.7 %    Christianity 75.88 % 27.56 % 13
Chadic 14,202,000 215 59 27.4 % 3,012,000 21.2 %    Islam 38.02 % 10.23 % 60
Fulani / Fulbe 40,001,000 53 52 98.1 % 39,938,000 99.8 %    Islam 0.47 % 0.18 % 799
Guera-Naba of Chad 537,000 6 6 100.0 % 537,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 11
Guinean 45,531,000 168 10 6.0 % 796,000 1.7 %    Christianity 68.42 % 25.52 % 16
Gur 37,548,000 186 43 23.1 % 5,156,000 13.7 %    Islam 24.13 % 10.01 % 103
Hausa 50,663,000 18 18 100.0 % 50,663,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.61 % 0.45 % 1,013
Igbo 33,970,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 96.67 % 44.92 % -
Ijaw 5,855,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.48 % 40.35 % -
Kanuri-Saharan 11,905,000 28 27 96.4 % 11,865,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 237
Khoisan 2,392,000 57 7 12.3 % 35,000 1.5 %    Christianity 79.68 % 17.35 % 1
Kru 4,437,000 55 3 5.5 % 77,000 1.7 %    Ethnic Religions 49.78 % 9.75 % 2
Malinke 13,861,000 57 48 84.2 % 13,449,000 97.0 %    Islam 1.27 % 0.35 % 269
Malinke-Bambara 6,839,000 16 14 87.5 % 6,664,000 97.4 %    Islam 4.05 % 1.01 % 133
Malinke-Jula 5,647,000 11 11 100.0 % 5,647,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.64 % 0.26 % 113
Mande 11,062,000 63 18 28.6 % 1,000,000 9.0 %    Ethnic Religions 21.03 % 8.85 % 20
Nilotic 41,513,000 133 21 15.8 % 952,000 2.3 %    Christianity 73.62 % 29.39 % 19
Nuba Mountains 1,561,000 40 31 77.5 % 959,000 61.4 %    Islam 13.05 % 1.55 % 19
Nubian 2,882,000 28 28 100.0 % 2,882,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.25 % 0.04 % 58
Nupe 4,061,000 11 5 45.5 % 146,000 3.6 %    Islam 19.20 % 3.24 % 3
Ouaddai-Fur 3,799,000 36 35 97.2 % 3,780,000 99.5 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 76
Pygmy 868,000 28 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 34.43 % 9.40 % -
Sara-Bagirmi 4,402,000 34 4 11.8 % 155,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.75 % 12.17 % 3
Songhai 7,626,000 23 22 95.7 % 7,624,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 % 152
Soninke 3,472,000 16 16 100.0 % 3,472,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.26 % 0.02 % 69
Sub-Saharan African, general 1,014,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.85 % 12.21 % -
Sub-Saharan African, other 14,564,000 68 2 2.9 % 69,000 0.5 %    Christianity 72.38 % 19.27 % 1
Sudanic 13,439,000 81 3 3.7 % 695,000 5.2 %    Christianity 84.86 % 24.03 % 14
Susu 1,345,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,345,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.17 % 0.02 % 27
Yoruba 46,185,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 61.55 % 47.36 % -
Totals:  54 People Clusters 896,294,000 3,091 659 21.3 % 181,312,000 20.2 %    14       3,916
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