Country: Cape Verde

Number of People Groups

5

People Groups Unreached

1 (20.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

550,000

Population in Unreached

69,000 (12.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

85.14%

% Evangelical

8.29%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.5%
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 *
 Balanta, Kentohe 53,000 472,000 Balanta-Kentohe Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 413,000 789,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 97.78 % 10.11 % -
 Deaf 4,300 48,824,000 Portuguese Sign Language Christianity 94.56 % -
 Fulani, Adamawa 69,000 4,967,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Portuguese 11,000 19,569,000 Portuguese Christianity 97.00 % 0.30 % -
  Totals:  5 550,000         1 85.14 % 8.29 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 18,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 568,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Boa Vista 10,000
Brava 6,600
Maio 7,700
Mosteiros 10,000
Paúl 7,700
Porto Novo 20,000
Praia 146,000
Ribeira Brava 8,400
Ribeira Grande 21,000
Ribeira Grande de Santiago 9,200
Sal 29,000
Santa Catarina 48,000
Santa Catarina do Fogo 5,900
Santa Cruz 30,000
São Domingos 15,000
São Filipe 24,000
São Lourenço dos Órgãos 8,200
São Miguel 18,000
São Salvador do Mundo 9,600
São Vicente 84,000
Tarrafal 21,000
Tarrafal de São Nicolau 5,700
Provinces:  22 545,000
UN Country Population 568,000
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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
Balanta-Kentohe ble 1 0 New Testament
Fulfulde, Adamawa fub 1 1 Complete Bible
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese Sign Language psr 1 0 Translation Started
Totals: 5 5 1   2 2 4 4 0
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Cape Verde. 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 Cape Verde
  • Christian ministry in Cape Verde
  • 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

Cape Verde Statistics
People Groups 5
Unreached People Groups 1  (20.0%)
Population 550,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.1%
Population in Unreached 69,000  (12.5%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 85.1%
Percent Evangelical 8.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 66%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code CV
Official Language(s) Portuguese
Literacy Rate 87%
Estimated Illiterate Population 72,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Cape Verde Maps
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