Country: Chad

Number of People Groups

140

People Groups Unreached

73

Total Population

12,629,000

Unreached Population

6,898,000

% Professing Christian

35.8%

% Evangelical

11.0 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Abu Sharib 65,000 Mararit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Shuwa, Baggara 1,988,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 4.9 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Turku 30,000 Arabic, Sudanese Creole Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Babalia 9,500 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 292,000 Musey Christianity 77.0 % 31.0 %
Banda 114,000 Banda, West Central Christianity 75.0 % 15.0 %
Barein 9,900 Barein E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Barma, Bagirmi 108,000 Bagirmi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bediondo Mbai 152,000 Bedjond Christianity 77.0 % 23.0 %
Bedouin, Soliman 30,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bernde 7,600 Morom Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Besme, Huner 3,000 Besme E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 8.0 %
Bideyat, Beri 7,200 Zaghawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bidio 46,000 Bidiyo Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bilala 191,000 Naba Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Birgid 20,000 Birgit Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Bolgo 4,300 Bolgo Islam 30.0 % 18.0 %
Bon Gula 2,600 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 124,000 Buduma Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bulgeda 44,000 Kanuri, Tumari Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Dagba 14,000 Dagba E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 15.0 %
Dai, Dari 120,000 Day Christianity 58.0 % 34.0 %
Daju of Dar Dadju, Saaronge 82,000 Daju, Dar Daju Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Daju, Bokoruge 118,000 Daju, Dar Sila Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Dangaleat 90,000 Dangaleat Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Chadian Sign Language Islam 38.5 % 10.1 %
Disa 4,400 Disa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
English-Speaking, general 600 English Christianity 90.0 % 50.0 %
Fanya, Fagnia 2,400 Fania Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Fongoro 3,200 Fongoro Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 French 13,000 French Christianity 76.0 % 0.3 %
 Fulani, Adamawa 207,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Fulani, Bagirmi 32,000 Fulfulde, Bagirmi Islam 0.2 % 0.2 %
 Fulani, Nigerian 69,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Fur 24,000 Fur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Gablai, Kabalai 43,000 Kabalai Christianity 63.0 % 20.0 %
Gabri, Gabere 64,000 Gabri E Ethnic Religions 49.0 % 33.0 %
Gadang 5,300 Gadang Islam 7.0 % 5.0 %
Gidar 28,000 Gidar E Ethnic Religions 32.0 % 21.0 %
 Gor 121,000 Gor Christianity 81.0 % 10.0 %
Gori 1,400 Laal Islam 10.0 % 7.0 %
Goulai, Goulei 393,000 Gulay Christianity 88.0 % 36.0 %
Gula Iro, Goula 8,900 Gula Iro Christianity 41.0 % 16.0 %
Gula, Sara Gula 19,000 Gula Islam 20.0 % 10.0 %
 Hausa 240,000 Hausa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jaya 5,300 Jaya Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
Jegu 3,600 Jonkor Bourmataguil Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Jongor, Dionkor, Migaama 37,000 Migaama Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kaba 44,000 Kaba Christianity 60.0 % 26.0 %
Kaba Demi 96,000 Kaba Deme, Sara Christianity 69.9 % 39.0 %
Kaba Na 84,000 Kaba Naa, Sara Christianity 74.0 % 28.0 %
Kabba-Laka 140,000 Laka Christianity 86.0 % 33.0 %
Kado Herde 80,000 Herde Christianity 70.0 % 30.0 %
Kajakse 32,000 Kajakse Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Kanembu 644,000 Kanembu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kanuri, Yerwa, Beriberi 145,000 Kanuri, Central Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Karang 2,300 Karang E Ethnic Religions 8.0 % 5.0 %
Karanga, Kurunga 20,000 Karanga Christianity 60.0 % 15.0 %
Kendeje 3,500 Kendeje Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kenga, Kenge 85,000 Kenga Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
 Kera 107,000 Kera Christianity 65.0 % 37.0 %
Kibet 59,000 Kibet Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kim, Garap, Kolobo 37,000 Kim Christianity 62.0 % 30.0 %
 Kimre 30,000 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 4,100 Mpade Islam 2.0 % 0.8 %
Kotoko, Mser 100 Mser Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
Kreda 122,000 Dazaga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kujarge 3,200 Kujarge Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Kuka 107,000 Naba Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kuo, Koh 15,000 Kuo E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 16.0 %
Kurumi, Kulfe 9,400 Kulfa E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 20.0 %
Kwang 40,000 Kwang Christianity 73.0 % 28.0 %
Lele 68,000 Lele Islam 45.0 % 31.0 %
Lutos-Ruto 4,800 Lutos Christianity 50.0 % 23.0 %
Maba, Mabangi 413,000 Maba Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mahamid 22,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mahwa 13,000 Mawa Islam 0.5 % 0.5 %
Majera 100 Majera Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Mangbai 3,700 Mambai Christianity 58.0 % 7.0 %
Mango 79,000 Mango Christianity 70.0 % 0.0 %
 Mararit 37,000 Mararit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Marba, Kulung 207,000 Marba Christianity 82.0 % 28.0 %
Marfa 14,000 Marfa Islam 5.0 % 3.7 %
 Masa, Masana 181,000 Masana Christianity 59.0 % 25.0 %
 Masalit 282,000 Masalit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Massalat 72,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mbara 3,200 Mbara E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 5.0 %
Mbum 27,000 Mbum Islam 25.0 % 16.0 %
Medogo, Medoga 27,000 Naba Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mesme, Zime 48,000 Mesme Christianity 70.0 % 40.0 %
Mesmedje 62,000 Masmaje Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Miltu 700 Miltu Islam 4.0 % 4.0 %
 Mimi, Amdang 68,000 Amdang Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mire 6,100 Mulgi E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 1.0 %
Mogum 15,000 Mogum E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 16.0 %
 Mokoulou 31,000 Mukulu E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 7.0 %
Mubi, Moubi 85,000 Mubi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mundang 267,000 Mundang Christianity 85.0 % 34.0 %
Musgum, Mulwi 59,000 Musgu E Ethnic Religions 33.0 % 23.0 %
Nancere, Nanjere 110,000 Nancere Christianity 70.0 % 35.0 %
Ndam, Dam 17,000 Ndam Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
Ngam, Ngama 105,000 Ngam Christianity 80.0 % 21.0 %
Ngete 26,000 Ngete E Ethnic Religions 48.0 % 25.0 %
Nielim, Mjillem 12,000 Niellim Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
Nzakmbay 34,000 Nzakambay E Ethnic Religions 45.0 % 23.0 %
Pana, Pani 2,000 Pana Islam 42.0 % 2.0 %
Peve, Lame 60,000 Peve Christianity 60.0 % 35.0 %
 Runga 52,000 Runga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Saba 2,600 Saba Islam 0.3 % 0.2 %
 Sango 46,000 Sango Christianity 55.0 % 7.0 %
Sara Majingai-Ngama, Sar 466,000 Sar Christianity 91.0 % 32.0 %
Sara Mbai 210,000 Mbay Christianity 89.0 % 35.0 %
 Sara Ngambai 1,251,000 Ngambay Christianity 90.0 % 16.0 %
Sarwa 4,300 Sarua Islam 0.4 % 0.3 %
Sinyar, Shamya 23,000 Sinyar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Sokoro, Tunjur 13,000 Sokoro Islam 5.0 % 4.0 %
Somrai, Sabine 18,000 Somrai Christianity 65.0 % 23.0 %
Sungor, Asungor 56,000 Assangori Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Surbakhal 15,000 Surbakhal Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tama 151,000 Tama Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Taram, Temki 1,000 Tamki Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tobanga 60,000 Tobanga Christianity 55.0 % 35.0 %
 Torom 16,000 Toram Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Tubu, Daza 399,000 Dazaga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tubu, Teda 68,000 Tedaga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tuburi, Tupuri 145,000 Tupuri Christianity 83.0 % 38.0 %
Tumak 61,000 Tumak Christianity 80.0 % 14.0 %
Tunya 5,400 Tunia Islam 20.0 % 15.0 %
Ubi 2,500 Ubi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Zaghawa, Zeghawa 125,000 Zaghawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Zan Gula 8,900 Zan Gula Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Zirenkel 5,100 Zerenkel Islam 25.0 % 4.0 %
  Totals:  140 12,629,000 73     35.8 % 11.0 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 1,220,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 13,849,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.0 %)
35.8 %
Ethnic Religions
8.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
54.5 %
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.

Networking Possibilities

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