Region:  Africa, West and Central

Population

576,883,000

Countries

24

Number of People Groups

2,215

Unreached People Groups

497 (22%)

Population in Unreached

182,359,000

% Population in Unreached

31.6%
Map Notes
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Country Population People
Groups
Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Groups
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Christian
Adherents
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed * 
Benin 12,747,000 63 13 20.6 % 2,387,000 18.7 % Christianity 31.6 % 7.5 % 52
Burkina Faso 22,035,000 80 27 33.8 % 5,127,000 23.3 % Islam 21.2 % 10.6 % 117
Cameroon 27,841,000 293 17 5.8 % 3,944,000 14.2 % Christianity 52.4 % 9.2 % 86
Cape Verde 550,000 5 1 20.0 % 69,000 12.5 % Christianity 85.1 % 8.3 % 1
Central African Republic 4,943,000 81 6 7.4 % 425,000 8.6 % Christianity 71.4 % 32.1 % 10
Chad 17,406,000 141 80 56.7 % 9,666,000 55.5 % Islam 25.5 % 7.3 % 224
Congo, Democratic Republic of 95,179,000 230 4 1.7 % 300,000 0.3 % Christianity 91.7 % 19.2 % 7
Congo, Republic of the 5,732,000 71 1 1.4 % 12,000 0.2 % Christianity 85.5 % 14.6 % 1
Côte d'Ivoire 27,124,000 108 34 31.5 % 8,671,000 32.0 % Islam 31.8 % 9.9 % 186
Equatorial Guinea 1,436,000 18 2 11.1 % 32,000 2.2 % Christianity 89.3 % 4.7 % 2
Gabon 2,308,000 52 5 9.6 % 65,000 2.8 % Christianity 74.8 % 11.9 % 5
Gambia 2,527,000 29 14 48.3 % 2,142,000 84.8 % Islam 3.7 % 0.9 % 49
Ghana 32,300,000 111 18 16.2 % 1,692,000 5.2 % Christianity 62.4 % 25.9 % 42
Guinea 13,791,000 47 29 61.7 % 11,990,000 86.9 % Islam 4.2 % 0.7 % 252
Guinea-Bissau 2,039,000 35 19 54.3 % 975,000 47.8 % Islam 11.6 % 2.0 % 32
Liberia 5,266,000 39 5 12.8 % 599,000 11.4 % Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 11.7 % 12
Mali 21,285,000 73 43 58.9 % 19,462,000 91.4 % Islam 2.8 % 0.7 % 397
Mauritania 4,868,000 18 14 77.8 % 4,853,000 99.7 % Islam 0.3 % 0.1 % 104
Niger 25,995,000 38 30 78.9 % 25,531,000 98.2 % Islam 1.6 % 1.0 % 517
Nigeria 216,737,000 538 91 16.9 % 68,004,000 31.4 % Christianity 51.3 % 25.8 % 1,405
São Tomé and Príncipe 227,000 6 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 86.2 % 6.0 % -
Senegal 17,625,000 55 26 47.3 % 14,290,000 81.1 % Islam 4.6 % 0.2 % 295
Sierra Leone 8,300,000 28 10 35.7 % 1,488,000 17.9 % Islam 12.9 % 4.9 % 31
Togo 8,620,000 56 8 14.3 % 636,000 7.4 % Christianity 45.1 % 10.9 % 16
Totals:  24 576,883,000 2,215 497 22.4 % 182,359,000 31.6 % 6   48.0 % 16.9 % 3,843
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