Country: Angola

Number of People Groups

58

People Groups Unreached

1

Total Population

22,204,000

Unreached Population

1,800

% Christian Adherent

92.4%

% Evangelical

22.7 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Afrikaner 3,300 Afrikaans Christianity 97.0 % 35.0 %
Ambo, Ndonga 425,000 Ndonga Christianity 95.0 % 23.0 %
Bolo, Haka 4,300 Bolo Christianity 65.0 % 7.0 %
 Cape Verdean 63,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.0 % 4.0 %
 Chinese, general 1,800 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 1.0 % 0.7 %
Chokwe 1,111,000 Cokwe Christianity 85.0 % 39.0 %
 Coloured 212,000 Portuguese Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 94.1 % 0.0 %
 Dhimba 21,000 Dhimba Christianity 70.0 % 25.0 %
English-Speaking, general 16,000 English Christianity 84.0 % 25.0 %
 French 4,900 French Christianity 76.0 % 0.2 %
Gciriku, Shimbogedu 30,000 Diriku Christianity 50.0 % 35.0 %
 Heikum, Kedi 1,100 Haiom E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 10.0 %
 Herero 172,000 Herero Christianity 95.0 % 10.0 %
Holu, Holo 43,000 Holu E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 4.0 %
Kongo 2,228,000 Koongo Christianity 94.5 % 35.0 %
Kongo, San Salvador 539,000 Kongo, San Salvador Christianity 98.0 % 33.0 %
 Kung-Ekoka 2,600 Kung-Ekoka E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.2 %
 Kung-Tsumkwe 6,500 Ju'hoan E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 10.0 %
Kwanyama 736,000 Oshiwambo Christianity 95.0 % 17.0 %
 Kxoe, Khwe, Xun 1,300 Khwe E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 15.0 %
Lingala 95,000 Lingala Christianity 98.0 % 18.0 %
 Lozi 5,700 Lozi Christianity 97.0 % 12.0 %
 Luchazi 490,000 Lucazi Christianity 92.0 % 45.0 %
Luimbi 71,000 Luimbi Christianity 60.0 % 30.0 %
 Lunda 269,000 Lunda Christianity 94.0 % 35.0 %
Lunda, Ndembu 9,000 Lunda Christianity 94.0 % 20.0 %
 Luvale, Lwena 730,000 Luvale Christianity 97.0 % 22.0 %
Luyana, Kwangali 18,000 Kwangali Christianity 90.0 % 12.0 %
Luyana, Luyi 42,000 Luyana Christianity 60.0 % 12.0 %
Macanese 2,100 Portuguese Christianity 95.0 % 0.5 %
Maligo 3,300 Maligo E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 2.0 %
 Masi, Mashi 3,300 Mashi E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 0.5 %
Mbangala 448,000 Mbangala E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 1.5 %
Mbukushu, Kusso 9,800 Mbukushu E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 17.0 %
Mbunda 212,000 Mbunda Christianity 80.0 % 4.0 %
Mbundu, Kimbundu 4,477,000 Kimbundu Christianity 97.3 % 20.0 %
Mbwela, Ambuella 349,000 Mbwela Christianity 80.0 % 27.0 %
Mungambwe 414,000 Nyaneka Christianity 90.0 % 0.9 %
Ndombe, Dombe 33,000 Ndombe E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 7.0 %
Ngandyera 20,000 Ngandyera Christianity 70.0 % 3.0 %
Nkangala 44,000 Nkangala E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 5.0 %
 Nkhumbi, Ngumbi 278,000 Nkumbi Christianity 70.0 % 0.5 %
Nyaneka 545,000 Nyaneka Christianity 90.0 % 8.0 %
Nyemba, Ngangela 351,000 Nyemba Christianity 85.0 % 0.2 %
Okung 8,200 Oung E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 4.0 %
 Portuguese 94,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.0 % 0.4 %
Pygmy, Bakwe 9,800 Koongo E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 5.0 %
Ruund, Northern Lunda 160,000 Ruund Christianity 96.0 % 20.0 %
Sama, Kissama 39,000 Sama Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
Simaa, Nyengo 16,000 Nyengo E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 4.0 %
Songo, Nsongo 145,000 Songo Christianity 80.0 % 17.0 %
 Spaniard 9,500 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 0.1 %
Suku 20,000 Suku Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
Umbundu, Ovimbundu 6,752,000 Umbundu Christianity 96.6 % 24.0 %
Yaka 325,000 Yaka Christianity 94.0 % 25.0 %
Yauma 28,000 Yauma Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Yombe, Bayombe 57,000 Yombe Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
  Totals:  58 22,204,000 1     92.4 % 22.7 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 22.7 %)
92.4 %
Ethnic Religions
5.7 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.0 %
Non-Religious
0.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.6 %
Independent
7.8 %
Orthodox
0.5 %
Other Christian
7.7 %
Protestant
19.0 %
Roman Catholic
64.3 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Angola or East and Southern Africa. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
In East and Southern Africa Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Action International Ministries Medium
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc. Medium
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World Missions Medium
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
EQUIP Foundation Small
Evangelical Covenant Church Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Friends in Action, International Small
Galcom International Small
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Globe International Medium
GO International Small
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Good News Productions Medium
Heart of God Ministries Medium
Hope for the Hungry Medium
InterComm Small
Iris Ministries, Inc. Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Middle East Media Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
Overland Missions Small
Pentecostal Church of God World Missions Small
Scripture Union Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Talking Bibles International Small
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large

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