Country: Chad

Number of People Groups

140

People Groups Unreached

72

Total Population

13,389,000

Unreached Population

6,673,000

% Christian Adherent

35.8%

% Evangelical

11.0 %

Largest Religion

Islam (54.6%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Abu Sharib 63,000 Mararit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Shuwa, Baggara 1,922,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 4.9 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Turku 29,000 Arabic, Sudanese Creole Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Babalia 9,200 Arabic, Babalia Creole Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baggara, Dekakire 13,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baggara, Hemat 22,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Banana, Mussei 282,000 Musey Christianity 77.0 % 31.0 %
Banda 110,000 Banda, West Central Christianity 75.0 % 15.0 %
Barein 9,500 Barein E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Barma, Bagirmi 104,000 Bagirmi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bediondo Mbai 147,000 Bedjond Christianity 77.0 % 23.0 %
Bedouin, Soliman 29,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bernde 7,400 Morom Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Besme, Huner 2,900 Besme E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 8.0 %
Bideyat, Beri 7,000 Zaghawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bidio 45,000 Bidiyo Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bilala 185,000 Naba Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Birgid 20,000 Birgit Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Bolgo 4,200 Bolgo Islam 30.0 % 18.0 %
Bon Gula 2,500 Bon Gula Islam 12.0 % 10.0 %
Boor 200 Boor Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bua 18,000 Bua E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Buduma, Kuri Islander 120,000 Buduma Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bulgeda 43,000 Kanuri, Tumari Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Dagba 13,000 Dagba E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 15.0 %
Dai, Dari 116,000 Day Christianity 58.0 % 34.0 %
Daju of Dar Dadju, Saaronge 79,000 Daju, Dar Daju Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Daju, Bokoruge 114,000 Daju, Dar Sila Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Dangaleat 87,000 Dangaleat Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Chadian Sign Language Islam 38.5 % 0.0 %
Disa 4,300 Disa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
English-Speaking, general 600 English Christianity 90.0 % 50.0 %
Fanya, Fagnia 2,300 Fania Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Fongoro 3,100 Fongoro Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 French 13,000 French Christianity 76.0 % 0.3 %
 Fulani, Adamawa 200,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Fulani, Bagirmi 31,000 Fulfulde, Bagirmi Islam 0.2 % 0.2 %
 Fulani, Nigerian 67,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Fur 23,000 Fur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Gablai, Kabalai 42,000 Kabalai Christianity 63.0 % 20.0 %
Gabri, Gabere 62,000 Gabri E Ethnic Religions 49.0 % 33.0 %
Gadang 5,200 Gadang Islam 7.0 % 5.0 %
Gidar 27,000 Gidar E Ethnic Religions 32.0 % 21.0 %
 Gor 117,000 Gor Christianity 81.0 % 10.0 %
Gori 1,400 Laal Islam 10.0 % 7.0 %
Goulai, Goulei 380,000 Gulay Christianity 88.0 % 36.0 %
Gula Iro, Goula 8,600 Gula Iro Christianity 41.0 % 16.0 %
Gula, Sara Gula 19,000 Gula Islam 20.0 % 10.0 %
 Hausa 232,000 Hausa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jaya 5,100 Jaya Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
Jegu 3,500 Jonkor Bourmataguil Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Jongor, Dionkor, Migaama 36,000 Migaama Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kaba 43,000 Kaba Christianity 60.0 % 26.0 %
Kaba Demi 93,000 Kaba Deme, Sara Christianity 69.9 % 39.0 %
Kaba Na 81,000 Kaba Naa, Sara Christianity 74.0 % 28.0 %
Kabba-Laka 136,000 Laka Christianity 86.0 % 33.0 %
Kado Herde 77,000 Herde Christianity 70.0 % 30.0 %
Kajakse 31,000 Kajakse Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Kanembu 622,000 Kanembu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kanuri, Yerwa, Beriberi 140,000 Kanuri, Central Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Karang 2,200 Karang E Ethnic Religions 8.0 % 5.0 %
Karanga, Kurunga 19,000 Karanga Christianity 60.0 % 15.0 %
Kendeje 3,400 Kendeje Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kenga, Kenge 82,000 Kenga Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
 Kera 103,000 Kera Christianity 65.0 % 37.0 %
Kibet 57,000 Kibet Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kim, Garap, Kolobo 36,000 Kim Christianity 62.0 % 30.0 %
 Kimre 29,000 Kimre Christianity 59.0 % 38.0 %
Koke 1,400 Koke E Ethnic Religions 49.0 % 30.0 %
Kotoko, Lagwan 100 Lagwan Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Kotoko, Malgbe 100 Malgbe Christianity 70.0 % 12.0 %
Kotoko, Maslam 100 Maslam Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kotoko, Mpade 100 Mpade Islam 10.0 % 3.0 %
Kotoko, Mser 100 Mser Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
Kreda 118,000 Dazaga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kujarge 3,100 Kujarge Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Kuka 103,000 Naba Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kuo, Koh 15,000 Kuo E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 16.0 %
Kurumi, Kulfe 9,100 Kulfa E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 20.0 %
Kwang 39,000 Kwang Christianity 73.0 % 28.0 %
Lele 66,000 Lele Islam 45.0 % 31.0 %
Lutos-Ruto 4,600 Lutos Christianity 50.0 % 23.0 %
Maba, Mabangi 399,000 Maba Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mahamid 22,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mahwa 12,000 Mawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Majera 100 Majera Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Mangbai 3,500 Mambai Christianity 58.0 % 7.0 %
Mango 77,000 Mango Christianity 70.0 % 0.0 %
 Mararit 36,000 Mararit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Marba, Kulung 200,000 Marba Christianity 82.0 % 28.0 %
Marfa 14,000 Marfa Islam 5.0 % 3.7 %
 Masa, Masana 175,000 Masana Christianity 59.0 % 25.0 %
 Masalit 272,000 Masalit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Massalat 69,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mbara 3,100 Mbara E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 5.0 %
Mbum 26,000 Mbum Islam 25.0 % 16.0 %
Medogo, Medoga 26,000 Naba Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mesme, Zime 47,000 Mesme Christianity 70.0 % 40.0 %
Mesmedje 60,000 Masmaje Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Miltu 600 Miltu Islam 4.0 % 4.0 %
 Mimi, Amdang 74,000 Amdang Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mire 5,900 Mulgi E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 1.0 %
Mogum 14,000 Mogum E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 16.0 %
 Mokoulou 30,000 Mukulu E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 7.0 %
Mubi, Moubi 82,000 Mubi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mundang 258,000 Mundang Christianity 85.0 % 34.0 %
Musgum, Mulwi 57,000 Musgu E Ethnic Religions 33.0 % 23.0 %
Nancere, Nanjere 106,000 Nancere Christianity 70.0 % 35.0 %
Ndam, Dam 17,000 Ndam Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Ngam, Ngama 102,000 Ngam Christianity 80.0 % 21.0 %
Ngete 25,000 Ngete E Ethnic Religions 48.0 % 25.0 %
Nielim, Mjillem 12,000 Niellim Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
Nzakmbay 33,000 Nzakambay E Ethnic Religions 45.0 % 23.0 %
Pana, Pani 1,900 Pana Islam 42.0 % 2.0 %
Peve, Lame 58,000 Peve Christianity 60.0 % 35.0 %
 Runga 50,000 Runga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Saba 2,500 Saba Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
 Sango 44,000 Sango Christianity 55.0 % 7.0 %
Sara Majingai-Ngama, Sar 450,000 Sar Christianity 91.0 % 32.0 %
Sara Mbai 203,000 Mbay Christianity 89.0 % 35.0 %
 Sara Ngambai 1,209,000 Ngambay Christianity 90.0 % 16.0 %
Sarwa 4,100 Sarua Islam 0.4 % 0.3 %
Sinyar, Shamya 22,000 Sinyar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Sokoro, Tunjur 13,000 Sokoro Islam 5.0 % 4.0 %
Somrai, Sabine 17,000 Somrai Christianity 65.0 % 23.0 %
Sungor, Asungor 55,000 Assangori Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Surbakhal 14,000 Surbakhal Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tama 146,000 Tama Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Taram, Temki 1,000 Tamki Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tobanga 58,000 Tobanga Christianity 55.0 % 35.0 %
Torom 16,000 Toram Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Tubu, Daza 386,000 Dazaga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tubu, Teda 66,000 Tedaga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tuburi, Tupuri 140,000 Tupuri Christianity 83.0 % 38.0 %
Tumak 59,000 Tumak Christianity 80.0 % 14.0 %
Tunya 5,200 Tunia Islam 20.0 % 15.0 %
Ubi 2,400 Ubi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Zaghawa, Zeghawa 121,000 Zaghawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Zan Gula 8,600 Zan Gula Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Zirenkel 4,900 Zerenkel Islam 25.0 % 4.0 %
  Totals:  140 12,214,000 72     35.8 % 11.0 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.0 %)
35.8 %
Ethnic Religions
8.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
54.6 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.7 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
8.3 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
16.7 %
Protestant
51.2 %
Roman Catholic
23.7 %
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.

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