Country: Congo, Republic of the

Number of People Groups

76

People Groups Unreached

3

Total Population

4,578,000

Unreached Population

9,800

% Christian Adherent

92.1%

% Evangelical

15.3 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (92.1%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Aboo, Teke-Laali 31,000 Teke-Eboo Christianity 90.0 % 10.0 %
 Arab 900 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 50.0 % 0.3 %
Babole 7,800 Dibole Christianity 80.0 % 23.0 %
Bakwele, Bakwili 12,000 Bekwel Christianity 90.0 % 8.0 %
Bangandu 1,200 Bangandu Christianity 70.0 % 22.0 %
Bangi, Bobangi 90,000 Bangi Christianity 90.0 % 8.0 %
Baya, Gbaya 4,600 Gbaya, Northwest Christianity 95.0 % 8.0 %
Bomitaba 14,000 Bomitaba Christianity 78.0 % 30.0 %
Bomwali, Bumali 42,000 Bomwali Christianity 95.0 % 7.0 %
Bongili, Bokiba 9,800 Bongili Christianity 78.0 % 20.0 %
Bonjo 4,600 Bonjo Christianity 75.0 % 32.0 %
Bulu Fang, Pidgin Bulu 4,600 Bulu Christianity 60.0 % 12.0 %
 Chinese, general 400 Chinese, Mandarin E Ethnic Religions 4.0 % 0.3 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 90.0 % 0.0 %
Dondo 94,000 Doondo Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Fang, Pangwe 10,000 Fang Christianity 90.0 % 6.0 %
 French 9,200 French Christianity 76.0 % 0.4 %
 Greek 600 Greek Christianity 95.0 % 0.2 %
 Hausa 9,100 Hausa Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Japanese 400 Japanese E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 0.5 %
Kaamba 2,300 Kaamba Christianity 65.0 % 7.0 %
 Kaka, Yaka 11,000 Kako Christianity 75.0 % 5.0 %
Keenge, Beembe 50,000 Beembe Christianity 74.8 % 3.0 %
Kongo 1,488,000 Kituba Christianity 95.2 % 20.5 %
Kongo, Congo 21,000 Koongo Christianity 92.0 % 20.0 %
Kota 14,000 Kota Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
Koyo, Kuyu 1,200 Koyo Christianity 95.0 % 3.0 %
Kuba 45,000 Likuba Christianity 95.0 % 11.0 %
Kunyi 116,000 Kunyi Christianity 99.5 % 9.0 %
Kwala, Likouala 67,000 Likwala Christianity 85.0 % 6.0 %
Laali Teke 2,700 Teke-Laali Christianity 95.0 % 12.0 %
Lali, Lari 135,000 Laari Christianity 99.0 % 25.0 %
Lingala, Ngala 135,000 Lingala Christianity 93.0 % 14.0 %
Lobala 23,000 Lobala Christianity 90.0 % 10.0 %
Lumbu 4,500 Lumbu Christianity 75.0 % 4.0 %
Makwa, Akwa 36,000 Akwa Christianity 95.0 % 6.0 %
Mbamba 20,000 Ombamba Christianity 85.0 % 18.0 %
Mbangwe 2,300 Mbangwe Christianity 67.0 % 1.6 %
Mbanza 12,000 Mbandja Christianity 80.0 % 17.0 %
Mbede 90,000 Mbere Christianity 95.0 % 6.0 %
Mbosi, Mbochi 161,000 Mbosi Christianity 94.5 % 13.0 %
Mbuku 40,000 Mboko Christianity 85.0 % 20.0 %
Mbwisi, Bwisi 4,600 Bwisi Christianity 75.0 % 8.0 %
Moi 4,600 Moi Christianity 80.0 % 8.0 %
Monzombo 12,000 Monzombo Christianity 65.0 % 10.0 %
Ndasa 6,700 Ndasa Christianity 78.0 % 5.0 %
Ngala 46,000 Bangala Christianity 94.0 % 6.0 %
Ngbaka 5,400 Ngbaka Christianity 80.0 % 14.0 %
Ngbaka Mabo, Bwaka 135,000 Ngbaka Ma'bo Christianity 99.0 % 14.0 %
Ngom, Angom 6,000 Ngom Christianity 75.0 % 6.0 %
Ngundi 3,600 Ngundi Christianity 76.0 % 6.0 %
Ngwili, Ngiri 2,300 Ngbandi, Southern Christianity 75.0 % 22.0 %
Njyem 4,300 Njyem Christianity 93.0 % 7.0 %
 Nzebi, Njebi 20,000 Njebi Christianity 75.0 % 14.0 %
 Nzime 2,300 Koonzime Christianity 93.0 % 7.0 %
Pool, Pol 8,100 Pol Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
 Portuguese 1,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.0 % 0.7 %
Punu 14,000 Punu Christianity 80.0 % 25.0 %
 Pygmy, Bayaka 31,000 Yaka E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 25.0 %
Pygmy, Gbanziri-Buraka 6,300 Gbanziri E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 6.0 %
Pygmy, Gundi 2,400 Gundi Christianity 78.0 % 8.0 %
Sango 99,000 Sango Christianity 75.0 % 23.0 %
Sundi 183,000 Suundi Christianity 95.0 % 18.0 %
Teke, Central - Njyunjyu 93,000 Teke-Nzikou Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
Teke, Eastern 55,000 Teke, Ibali Christianity 98.0 % 6.0 %
Teke, Northeast 88,000 Ngungwel Christianity 95.5 % 6.0 %
Teke, Northern 73,000 Teke-Tege Christianity 99.0 % 17.0 %
Teke, South Central 12,000 Teke-Fuumu Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
Teke, Southern 58,000 Teke-Kukuya Christianity 95.0 % 5.0 %
Teke, Western, Tsaayi 123,000 Teke-Tsaayi Christianity 95.0 % 15.0 %
Teke-Tyee 19,000 Teke-Tyee Christianity 95.0 % 15.0 %
Tsangui, Tsangi 20,000 Tsaangi Christianity 80.0 % 22.0 %
Vili, Fioti 11,000 Vili Christianity 78.0 % 6.0 %
Wumbvu 9,000 Wumbvu Christianity 78.0 % 12.0 %
Yaka 20,000 Yaka Christianity 95.0 % 0.8 %
Yombe, Bayombe 517,000 Yombe Christianity 97.0 % 15.0 %
  Totals:  76 4,517,000 3     92.1 % 15.3 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.3 %)
92.1 %
Ethnic Religions
5.6 %
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
15.3 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
18.3 %
Protestant
11.8 %
Roman Catholic
52.7 %
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

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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