Country: Angola

Number of People Groups

62

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.6%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

35,450,000

Population in Unreached

54,000 (0.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

91.71%

% Evangelical

23.12%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.4%
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 *
 Afrikaner 2,400 4,668,000 Afrikaans Christianity 97.00 % 35.00 % -
Ambo, Ndonga 43,000 395,000 Ndonga Christianity 95.00 % 23.00 % -
Bolo, Haka 5,500 5,500 Kibala Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 % -
 British 1,300 53,788,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 83,000 809,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 % -
 Chinese, general 54,000 15,816,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 1.05 % 0.70 % 1
 Chokwe 2,276,000 3,743,000 Chokwe Christianity 85.00 % 43.80 % -
 Deaf 356,000 49,091,000 Language unknown Christianity 94.09 % -
 Dhimba 34,000 41,000 Dhimba Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 % -
 English-speaking, general 26,000 53,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 25.00 % -
 French 8,000 50,354,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 % -
Gciriku, Shimbogedu 26,000 87,000 Gciriku Christianity 50.00 % 35.00 % -
 Heikum, Kedi 1,800 68,000 Haiom Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 % -
 Herero 26,000 318,000 Herero Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 % -
Holu 58,000 67,000 Holu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Hungu 924,000 924,000 Hungu Christianity 93.00 % 30.00 % -
 Kimbundu 8,629,000 8,659,000 Kimbundu Christianity 97.30 % 22.46 % -
 Kongo 3,683,000 6,017,000 Koongo Christianity 94.50 % 39.31 % -
Kongo, San Salvador 21,000 1,064,000 Kongo, San Salvador Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
 Kung-Ekoka 8,000 24,000 Kung-Ekoka Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.20 % -
 Kung-Tsumkwe 11,000 62,000 Ju'hoan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 % -
 Kuvale 100,000 100,000 Kuvale Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 % -
Kwandu 8,500 8,500 Kwandu Christianity 85.00 % 30.00 % -
 Kwanyama 809,000 1,507,000 Oshiwambo Christianity 95.00 % 19.09 % -
 Kxoe, Xun 300 8,200 Khwedam Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 % -
Lali 5,700 187,000 Laari Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lingala 155,000 4,972,000 Lingala Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 % -
 Lozi 9,300 1,482,000 Lozi Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 % -
 Luba-Lulua 79,000 11,342,000 Luba-Kasai Christianity 84.00 % 18.00 % -
 Luchazi 692,000 754,000 Luchazi Christianity 92.00 % 45.00 % -
Luimbi 116,000 116,000 Luimbi Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lunda 383,000 1,064,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 35.00 % -
 Lunda, Ndembu 19,000 19,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 20.00 % -
 Luvale, Lwena 363,000 941,000 Luvale Christianity 97.00 % 24.71 % -
Luyana, Kwangali 26,000 268,000 Kwangali Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
Lwalwa 26,000 124,000 Lwalu Christianity 94.00 % 5.00 % -
 Masi 5,300 44,000 Mashi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 0.50 % -
Mbangala 731,000 731,000 Mbangala Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 1.50 % -
 Mbukushu, Kusso 16,000 115,000 Mbukushu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 17.00 % -
 Mbunda 347,000 514,000 Mbunda Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
Mbwela, Ambuella 570,000 570,000 Mbwela Christianity 80.00 % 27.00 % -
Mpinda 35,000 35,000 Mpinda Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 8.00 % -
Ndombe 53,000 53,000 Ndombe Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 % -
Ngandyera 32,000 32,000 Ngandjera Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
Ngendelengo 1,400 1,400 Ngendelengo Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 % -
Nkangala 56,000 56,000 Nkangala Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 % -
 Nkhumbi 760,000 760,000 Nkumbi Christianity 70.00 % 0.50 % -
Nyaneka 1,155,000 1,155,000 Nyaneka Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
 Nyemba, Ngangela 1,087,000 1,102,000 Nyemba Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 % -
Ovimbundu, Umbundu 8,063,000 8,067,000 Umbundu Christianity 96.60 % 26.96 % -
 Portuguese, Branco 2,185,000 19,699,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 % -
Pygmy, Bakwe 25,000 25,000 Koongo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
Ruund, Northern Lunda 261,000 558,000 Ruund Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 % -
Simaa, Nyengo 26,000 26,000 Nyengo Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Simaa-Makoma 4,000 33,000 Simaa Ethnic Religions 36.00 % 8.00 % -
Songo, Nsongo 237,000 237,000 Songo Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 % -
 Spaniard 15,000 29,748,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.10 % -
Suku 40,000 217,000 Suku Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
Vasekela Bushman, Maligo 15,000 20,000 Northwestern Kung Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 % -
Yaka 530,000 1,956,000 Yaka Christianity 94.00 % 25.00 % -
Yauma 45,000 59,000 Yauma Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
Yombe 86,000 1,441,000 Yombe Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
  Totals:  62 35,450,000         1 91.71 % 23.12 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 139,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 35,589,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Bengo 446,000
Benguela 2,786,000
Bié 1,817,000
Cabinda 894,000
Cuando Cubango 667,000
Cuanza Norte 553,000
Cuanza Sul 2,351,000
Cunene 1,236,000
Huambo 2,523,000
Huíla 3,119,000
Luanda 8,674,000
Lunda Norte 1,078,000
Lunda Sul 672,000
Malanje 1,231,000
Moxico 948,000
Namibe 618,000
Uíge 1,852,000
Zaire 742,000
Provinces:  18 32,207,000
UN Country Population 35,589,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Afrikaans afr 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete Bible
Chokwe cjk 1 0 Complete Bible
Dhimba dhm 1 0 New Testament
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gciriku diu 1 0 New Testament
Haiom hgm 1 0 Translation Started
Herero her 1 0 Complete Bible
Holu hol 1 0 Bible Portions
Hungu hng 1 0 Translation Needed
Ju'hoan ktz 1 0 New Testament
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Khwedam xuu 1 0 Bible Portions
Kibala blv 1 0 Translation Started
Kimbundu kmb 1 0 Complete Bible
Kongo, San Salvador kwy 1 0 Complete Bible
Koongo kng 2 0 Complete Bible
Kung-Ekoka knw 1 0 Bible Portions
Kuvale olu 1 0 Bible Portions
Kwandu xdo 1 0 Bible Portions
Kwangali kwn 1 0 Complete Bible
Laari ldi 1 0 New Testament
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lozi loz 1 0 Complete Bible
Luba-Kasai lua 1 0 Complete Bible
Luchazi lch 1 0 Complete Bible
Luimbi lum 1 0 Bible Portions
Lunda lun 2 0 Complete Bible
Luvale lue 1 0 Complete Bible
Lwalu lwa 1 0 Translation Started
Mashi mho 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbangala mxg 1 0 New Testament
Mbukushu mhw 1 0 New Testament
Mbunda mck 1 0 Complete Bible
Mbwela mfu 1 0 Unspecified
Mpinda pnd 1 0 Translation Needed
Ndombe ndq 1 0 Translation Needed
Ndonga ndo 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngandjera nne 1 0 Translation Needed
Ngendelengo nql 1 0 Translation Needed
Nkangala nkn 1 0 Translation Started
Nkumbi khu 1 0 New Testament
Northwestern Kung vaj 1 0 Translation Started
Nyaneka nyk 1 0 New Testament
Nyemba nba 1 0 Bible Portions
Nyengo nye 1 0 Translation Needed
Oshiwambo kua 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Ruund rnd 1 0 Complete Bible
Simaa sie 1 0 Bible Portions
Songo nsx 1 0 New Testament
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Suku sub 1 0 Bible Portions
Umbundu umb 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Yaka yaf 1 0 Bible Portions
Yauma yax 1 0 Bible Portions
Yombe yom 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 59 62 1   13 15 31 44 9
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Angola Statistics
People Groups 62
Unreached People Groups 1  (1.6%)
Population 35,450,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Population in Unreached 54,000  (0.2%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 91.7%
Percent Evangelical 23.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 66%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Country Code AO
Official Language(s) Portuguese
Literacy Rate 71%
Estimated Illiterate Population 10,281,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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