Country: Chad

Number of People Groups

139

People Groups Unreached

73 (52.5%)

Total Population

13,789,000

Unreached Population

7,535,000 (54.6%)

% Professing Christian

35.6%

% Evangelical

11.64 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Map Notes
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Abu Sharib 71,000 71,000 Mararit Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Arab, Shuwa, Baggara 2,278,000 2,961,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 4.90 % 0.03 %
 Arab, Turku 32,000 49,000 Arabic, Sudanese Creole Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Babalia 10,000 10,000 Arabic, Babalia Creole Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baggara, Dekakire 15,000 15,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Baggara, Hemat 24,000 24,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Banana, Mussei 318,000 366,000 Musey Christianity 77.00 % 31.00 %
Barein 11,000 11,000 Barein Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Barma, Bagirmi 117,000 121,000 Bagirmi Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Bediondo Mbai 165,000 165,000 Bedjond Christianity 77.00 % 23.00 %
Bedouin, Soliman 33,000 33,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.03 % 0.02 %
Bernde 8,300 8,300 Morom Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besme, Huner 3,200 3,200 Besme Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 8.00 %
Bideyat, Beri 7,900 19,000 Zaghawa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bidio 51,000 51,000 Bidiyo Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bilala 209,000 209,000 Naba Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Birgid 22,000 22,000 Birgit Islam 0.10 % 0.08 %
Bolgo 4,700 4,700 Bolgo Islam 30.00 % 18.00 %
Bon Gula 2,800 2,800 Bon Gula Islam 12.00 % 10.00 %
Boor 200 200 Boor Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bua 20,000 20,000 Bua Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.08 %
 Buduma, Kuri Islander 135,000 150,000 Buduma Islam 0.04 % 0.03 %
Bulgeda 48,000 48,000 Kanuri, Tumari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dagba 15,000 53,000 Dagba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 15.00 %
Dai, Dari 131,000 131,000 Day Christianity 58.00 % 34.00 %
Daju of Dar Dadju, Saaronge 89,000 89,000 Daju, Dar Daju Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Daju, Bokoruge 128,000 207,000 Daju, Dar Sila Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dangaleat 98,000 98,000 Dangaleat Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Chadian Sign Language Islam 38.46 % 10.10 %
Disa 4,800 4,800 Disa Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
English-Speaking, general 700 43,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 50.00 %
Fanya, Fagnia 2,600 2,600 Fania Islam 0.10 % 0.10 %
Fongoro 3,500 5,900 Fongoro Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 French 15,000 49,054,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.30 %
 Fulani, Adamawa 225,000 4,438,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 0.15 % 0.10 %
 Fulani, Bagirmi 35,000 246,000 Fulfulde, Bagirmi Islam 0.20 % 0.15 %
 Fulani, Nigerian 75,000 13,169,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.02 % 0.01 %
 Fur 26,000 1,157,000 Fur Islam 0.04 % 0.04 %
Gablai, Kabalai 47,000 47,000 Kabalai Christianity 63.00 % 20.00 %
Gabri, Gabere 70,000 70,000 Gabri Ethnic Religions 49.00 % 33.00 %
Gadang 5,800 5,800 Gadang Islam 7.00 % 5.00 %
Gidar 31,000 174,000 Gidar Ethnic Religions 32.00 % 21.00 %
 Gor 132,000 132,000 Gor Christianity 81.00 % 10.00 %
Gori 1,500 1,500 Laal Islam 10.00 % 7.00 %
Goulai, Goulei 428,000 428,000 Gulay Christianity 88.00 % 36.00 %
Gula Iro, Goula 9,700 9,700 Gula Iro Christianity 41.00 % 16.00 %
Gula, Sara Gula 21,000 21,000 Gula Islam 20.00 % 10.00 %
 Hausa 262,000 39,787,000 Hausa Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Jaya 5,800 5,800 Jaya Islam 0.30 % 0.10 %
Jegu 3,900 3,900 Jonkor Bourmataguil Islam 0.05 % 0.05 %
Jongor, Dionkor, Migaama 41,000 41,000 Migaama Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaba 49,000 147,000 Kaba Christianity 60.00 % 26.00 %
Kaba Demi 105,000 105,000 Kaba Deme, Sara Christianity 69.90 % 39.00 %
Kaba Na 92,000 92,000 Kaba Naa, Sara Christianity 74.00 % 28.00 %
Kabba-Laka 153,000 164,000 Laka Christianity 86.00 % 33.00 %
Kado Herde 87,000 87,000 Herde Christianity 70.00 % 30.00 %
Kajakse 35,000 35,000 Kajakse Islam 0.06 % 0.04 %
 Kanembu 702,000 730,000 Kanembu Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Kanuri, Yerwa, Beriberi 158,000 7,259,000 Kanuri, Central Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
Karang 2,500 38,000 Karang Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 5.00 %
Karanga, Kurunga 22,000 22,000 Karanga Christianity 60.00 % 15.00 %
Kendeje 3,800 3,800 Kendeje Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kenga, Kenge 93,000 93,000 Kenga Islam 0.30 % 0.10 %
 Kera 117,000 129,000 Kera Christianity 65.00 % 37.00 %
Kibet 64,000 64,000 Kibet Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kim, Garap, Kolobo 40,000 40,000 Kim Christianity 62.00 % 30.00 %
 Kimre 32,000 32,000 Kimre Christianity 59.00 % 38.00 %
Koke 1,600 1,600 Koke Ethnic Religions 49.00 % 30.00 %
Kotoko, Lagwan 23,000 36,000 Lagwan Islam 0.10 % 0.10 %
Kotoko, Malgbe 57,000 66,000 Malgbe Christianity 70.00 % 12.00 %
Kotoko, Maslam 700 1,100 Maslam Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kotoko, Mpade 4,500 29,000 Mpade Islam 2.00 % 0.80 %
Kotoko, Mser 2,300 2,900 Mser Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
Kreda 122,000 122,000 Dazaga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kujarge 3,500 3,500 Kujarge Islam 0.10 % 0.05 %
 Kuka 117,000 117,000 Naba Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kuo, Koh 16,000 26,000 Kuo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 16.00 %
Kurumi, Kulfe 10,000 10,000 Kulfa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 20.00 %
Kwang 44,000 44,000 Kwang Christianity 73.00 % 28.00 %
Lele 74,000 74,000 Lele Islam 45.00 % 31.00 %
Lutos-Ruto 5,200 29,000 Lutos Christianity 50.00 % 23.00 %
Maba, Mabangi 451,000 477,000 Maba Islam 0.04 % 0.01 %
 Mahamid 24,000 24,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahwa 14,000 14,000 Mawa Islam 0.50 % 0.50 %
Majera 1,100 1,900 Majera Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
Mangbai 4,000 16,000 Mambai Christianity 58.00 % 7.00 %
Mango 86,000 86,000 Mango Christianity 70.00 % 0.01 %
 Mararit 40,000 75,000 Mararit Islam 0.03 % 0.01 %
Marba, Kulung 225,000 225,000 Marba Christianity 82.00 % 28.00 %
Marfa 16,000 16,000 Marfa Islam 5.00 % 3.70 %
 Masa, Masana 198,000 471,000 Masana Christianity 59.00 % 25.00 %
 Masalit 307,000 738,000 Masalit Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Massalat 78,000 78,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Mbara 3,500 3,500 Mbara Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 %
Mbum 29,000 121,000 Mbum Islam 25.00 % 16.00 %
Medogo, Medoga 29,000 29,000 Naba Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
Mesme, Zime 53,000 53,000 Mesme Christianity 70.00 % 40.00 %
Mesmedje 67,000 67,000 Masmaje Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Miltu 700 700 Miltu Islam 4.00 % 4.00 %
 Mimi, Amdang 75,000 134,000 Amdang Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mire 6,600 6,600 Mulgi Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.00 %
Mogum 16,000 16,000 Mogum Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 16.00 %
 Mokoulou 34,000 34,000 Mukulu Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 7.00 %
Mubi, Moubi 93,000 93,000 Mubi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mundang 291,000 410,000 Mundang Christianity 85.00 % 34.00 %
Musgum, Mulwi 64,000 227,000 Musgu Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 23.00 %
Nancere, Nanjere 120,000 120,000 Nancere Christianity 70.00 % 35.00 %
Ndam, Dam 19,000 19,000 Ndam Islam 0.10 % 0.08 %
Ngam, Ngama 115,000 140,000 Ngam Christianity 80.00 % 21.00 %
Ngete 28,000 28,000 Ngete Ethnic Religions 48.00 % 25.00 %
Nielim, Mjillem 14,000 14,000 Niellim Islam 0.30 % 0.20 %
Nzakmbay 38,000 59,000 Nzakambay Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 23.00 %
Pana, Pani 2,200 129,000 Pana Islam 42.00 % 2.00 %
Peve, Lame 65,000 75,000 Peve Christianity 60.00 % 35.00 %
 Runga 56,000 86,000 Runga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Saba 2,800 2,800 Saba Islam 0.30 % 0.20 %
 Sango 50,000 609,000 Sango Christianity 55.00 % 7.00 %
Sara Majingai-Ngama, Sar 508,000 508,000 Sar Christianity 91.00 % 32.00 %
Sara Mbai 229,000 259,000 Mbay Christianity 89.00 % 35.00 %
 Sara Ngambai 1,434,000 1,460,000 Ngambay Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 %
Sarwa 4,600 4,600 Sarua Islam 0.40 % 0.30 %
Sinyar, Shamya 25,000 25,000 Sinyar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sokoro, Tunjur 14,000 16,000 Sokoro Islam 5.00 % 4.00 %
Somrai, Sabine 19,000 19,000 Somrai Christianity 65.00 % 23.00 %
Sungor, Asungor 62,000 82,000 Assangori Islam 0.02 % 0.01 %
Surbakhal 16,000 16,000 Surbakhal Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
Tama 165,000 239,000 Tama Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Taram, Temki 1,100 1,100 Tamki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tobanga 65,000 65,000 Tobanga Christianity 55.00 % 35.00 %
 Torom 18,000 18,000 Toram Islam 0.05 % 0.03 %
 Tubu, Daza 321,000 391,000 Dazaga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tubu, Teda 75,000 146,000 Tedaga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tuburi, Tupuri 158,000 434,000 Tupuri Christianity 83.00 % 38.00 %
Tumak 66,000 66,000 Tumak Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 %
Tunya 5,900 5,900 Tunia Islam 20.00 % 15.00 %
Ubi 2,700 2,700 Ubi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Zaghawa 136,000 255,000 Zaghawa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Zan Gula 9,700 9,700 Zan Gula Islam 0.10 % 0.03 %
Zirenkel 5,600 5,600 Zerenkel Islam 25.00 % 4.00 %
  Totals:  139 13,789,000       73   35.65 % 11.64 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 60,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 13,849,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.6 %)
35.6 %
Ethnic Religions
8.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
54.7 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.8 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
8.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
16.9 %
Protestant
51.5 %
Roman Catholic
23.5 %
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 groups who live 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 number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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