Region:  Africa, West and Central

Population

561,722,000

Countries

24

Number of People Groups

2,219

Unreached People Groups

493 (22%)

Population in Unreached

177,274,000

% Population in Unreached

31.6%
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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 12,417,000 63 13 20.6 % 2,325,000 18.7 % Christianity 31.6 % 7.5 % 50
Burkina Faso 21,433,000 80 27 33.8 % 4,982,000 23.2 % Islam 21.2 % 10.6 % 113
Cameroon 27,162,000 293 17 5.8 % 3,873,000 14.3 % Christianity 52.4 % 9.2 % 84
Cape Verde 561,000 5 1 20.0 % 64,000 11.4 % Christianity 86.0 % 8.4 % 1
Central African Republic 4,909,000 82 7 8.5 % 478,000 9.7 % Christianity 70.5 % 31.6 % 11
Chad 16,892,000 141 79 56.0 % 9,365,000 55.4 % Islam 25.5 % 7.3 % 219
Congo, Democratic Republic of 92,223,000 230 4 1.7 % 291,000 0.3 % Christianity 91.6 % 19.2 % 7
Congo, Republic of the 5,595,000 71 1 1.4 % 12,000 0.2 % Christianity 85.5 % 14.6 % 1
Côte d'Ivoire 26,982,000 108 35 32.4 % 8,998,000 33.3 % Islam 31.1 % 9.7 % 190
Equatorial Guinea 1,391,000 18 2 11.1 % 31,000 2.2 % Christianity 89.3 % 4.7 % 2
Gabon 2,246,000 52 5 9.6 % 51,000 2.3 % Christianity 75.2 % 11.9 % 5
Gambia 2,449,000 30 15 50.0 % 2,073,000 84.6 % Islam 3.6 % 0.9 % 49
Ghana 31,639,000 111 18 16.2 % 1,658,000 5.2 % Christianity 62.4 % 25.9 % 41
Guinea 13,430,000 48 30 62.5 % 11,679,000 87.0 % Islam 4.2 % 0.7 % 245
Guinea-Bissau 1,992,000 35 19 54.3 % 953,000 47.8 % Islam 11.7 % 2.1 % 32
Liberia 5,143,000 39 5 12.8 % 585,000 11.4 % Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 11.7 % 12
Mali 20,751,000 74 44 59.5 % 18,981,000 91.5 % Islam 2.8 % 0.7 % 390
Mauritania 4,741,000 19 15 78.9 % 4,727,000 99.7 % Islam 0.3 % 0.1 % 102
Niger 25,043,000 37 29 78.4 % 24,596,000 98.2 % Islam 1.6 % 1.0 % 498
Nigeria 210,908,000 538 83 15.4 % 65,815,000 31.2 % Christianity 51.1 % 25.8 % 1,360
São Tomé and Príncipe 221,000 6 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 86.2 % 6.0 % -
Senegal 17,108,000 55 26 47.3 % 13,718,000 80.2 % Islam 4.8 % 0.2 % 282
Sierra Leone 8,074,000 28 10 35.7 % 1,397,000 17.3 % Islam 13.0 % 5.0 % 30
Togo 8,418,000 56 8 14.3 % 620,000 7.4 % Christianity 45.1 % 10.9 % 15
Totals:  24 561,722,000 2,219 493 22.2 % 177,274,000 31.6 % 6   47.9 % 16.9 % 3,739
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