Country: Congo, Republic of the

Number of People Groups

73

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.4%)

Total Population

4,658,000

Unreached Population

9,300 (0.2%)

% Professing Christian

91.9%

% Evangelical

15.28 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Aboo, Teke-Laali 32,000 60,000 Teke-Eboo Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
 Arab 900 973,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 50.00 % 0.30 %
Babole 8,000 8,000 Dibole Christianity 80.00 % 23.00 %
Bakwele, Bakwili 12,000 19,000 Bekwel Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Bangandu 1,200 9,500 Bangandu Christianity 70.00 % 22.00 %
Bangi, Bobangi 92,000 164,000 Bangi Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Baya, Gbaya 4,700 668,000 Gbaya, Northwest Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Bomitaba 15,000 15,000 Bomitaba Christianity 78.00 % 30.00 %
Bomwali, Bumali 43,000 53,000 Bomwali Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Bongili, Bokiba 10,000 10,000 Bongili Christianity 78.00 % 20.00 %
Bonjo 4,700 4,700 Bonjo Christianity 75.00 % 32.00 %
Bulu Fang, Pidgin Bulu 4,700 1,134,000 Bulu Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 90.00 % 15.90 %
Dondo 96,000 96,000 Doondo Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 %
Fang, Pangwe 11,000 1,167,000 Fang Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 %
 French 9,400 49,054,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.40 %
 Greek 600 10,825,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 %
 Hausa 9,300 39,787,000 Hausa Islam 0.09 % 0.04 %
Kaamba 2,300 2,300 Kaamba Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 %
 Kaka, Yaka 12,000 180,000 Kako Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
Keenge, Beembe 100,000 100,000 Beembe Christianity 74.80 % 3.00 %
Kituba, Monokutuba 1,548,000 1,548,000 Kituba Christianity 95.20 % 20.50 %
Kongo, Congo 21,000 4,098,000 Koongo Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 %
Kota 14,000 50,000 Kota Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Koyo, Kuyu 1,200 1,200 Koyo Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Kuba 46,000 46,000 Likuba Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 %
Kunyi 119,000 119,000 Kunyi Christianity 99.50 % 9.00 %
Kwala, Likouala 69,000 69,000 Likwala Christianity 85.00 % 6.00 %
Laali Teke 2,800 2,800 Teke-Laali Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 %
Lali, Lari 138,000 142,000 Laari Christianity 99.00 % 25.00 %
 Lingala, Ngala 138,000 3,731,000 Lingala Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 %
Lobala 23,000 112,000 Lobala Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Lumbu 4,600 38,000 Lumbu Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 %
Makwa, Akwa 37,000 37,000 Akwa Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Mbamba 21,000 35,000 Ombamba Christianity 85.00 % 18.00 %
Mbangwe 2,300 5,200 Mbangwe Christianity 67.00 % 1.60 %
Mbanza 12,000 510,000 Mbandja Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 %
Mbede 92,000 169,000 Mbere Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Mbosi, Mbochi 165,000 165,000 Mbosi Christianity 94.50 % 13.00 %
Mbuku 41,000 41,000 Mboko Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 %
Mbwisi, Bwisi 4,700 6,800 Bwisi Christianity 75.00 % 8.00 %
Moi 4,700 4,700 Moi Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 %
Monzombo 12,000 25,000 Monzombo Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 %
Ndasa 6,900 8,300 Ndasa Christianity 78.00 % 5.00 %
Ngbaka 5,500 1,519,000 Ngbaka Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 %
Ngbaka Mabo, Bwaka 138,000 283,000 Ngbaka Ma'bo Christianity 99.00 % 14.00 %
Ngom, Angom 6,200 20,000 Ngom Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 %
Ngundi 3,700 19,000 Ngundi Christianity 76.00 % 6.00 %
Ngwili, Ngiri 2,300 2,300 Ngbandi, Southern Christianity 75.00 % 22.00 %
Njyem 4,400 8,700 Njyem Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 %
 Nzebi, Njebi 21,000 197,000 Njebi Christianity 75.00 % 14.00 %
 Nzime 2,400 30,000 Koonzime Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 %
Pool, Pol 8,300 71,000 Pol Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
 Portuguese 1,000 15,054,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 0.70 %
Punu 14,000 233,000 Punu Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 %
 Pygmy, Bayaka 32,000 61,000 Yaka Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 25.00 %
Pygmy, Gbanziri-Buraka 6,400 33,000 Gbanziri Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 %
Pygmy, Gundi 2,500 21,000 Gundi Christianity 78.00 % 8.00 %
 Sango 102,000 609,000 Sango Christianity 75.00 % 23.00 %
Sundi 188,000 691,000 Suundi Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 %
Teke, Central - Njyunjyu 95,000 124,000 Teke-Nzikou Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
Teke, Eastern 56,000 150,000 Teke, Ibali Christianity 98.00 % 6.00 %
Teke, Northeast 91,000 91,000 Ngungwel Christianity 95.50 % 6.00 %
Teke, Northern 75,000 198,000 Teke-Tege Christianity 99.00 % 17.00 %
Teke, South Central 12,000 34,000 Teke-Fuumu Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
Teke, Southern 59,000 59,000 Teke-Kukuya Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Teke, Western, Tsaayi 127,000 184,000 Teke-Tsaayi Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
Teke-Tyee 20,000 20,000 Teke-Tyee Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
Tsangui, Tsangi 21,000 36,000 Tsaangi Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 %
Vili, Fioti 11,000 17,000 Vili Christianity 78.00 % 6.00 %
Wumbvu 9,200 40,000 Wumbvu Christianity 78.00 % 12.00 %
Yaka 20,000 20,000 Yaka Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 %
Yombe, Bayombe 531,000 1,529,000 Yombe Christianity 97.00 % 15.00 %
  Totals:  73 4,658,000       1   91.91 % 15.28 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 41,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 4,699,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.3 %)
91.9 %
Ethnic Religions
5.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.8 %
Non-Religious
0.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.7 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.2 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
18.1 %
Protestant
11.8 %
Roman Catholic
53.0 %
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.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Congo, Republic of the. 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 Congo, Republic of the
  • Christian ministry in Congo, Republic of the
  • 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 Congo, Republic of the or West and Central 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 West and Central 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
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Middle East Media Medium
Open Bible Churches 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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