Country: Mauritania

Number of People Groups

19

People Groups Unreached

15 (78.9%)

Total Population

4,108,000

Unreached Population

4,093,000 (99.6%)

% Professing Christian

0.3%

% Evangelical

0.10 %

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
 Bambara 20,000 4,721,000 Bamanankan Islam 2.50 % 1.86 %
 Bedouin, Berabish 61,000 221,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
 British 2,100 49,948,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language Unknown Islam 0.25 % 0.10 %
Duaish, Idaouich 8,100 11,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 French 6,100 49,054,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 0.70 %
 Fulakunda, Halpulaar 45,000 2,684,000 Pulaar Islam 0.06 % 0.00 %
Imeraguen 800 800 Language Unknown Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jola-Fonyi 4,000 476,000 Jola-Fonyi Islam 5.00 % 0.50 %
 Korean 2,300 78,596,000 Korean Non-Religious 30.60 % 16.80 %
Masna 2,400 2,400 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moor 3,394,000 7,111,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.07 % 0.07 %
Nemadi, lkoku 400 400 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Serer 4,200 1,432,000 Serer-Sine Islam 22.00 % 0.50 %
 Soninke, Sarakole 213,000 2,391,000 Soninke Islam 0.15 % 0.12 %
 Tuareg, Tamasheq 114,000 629,000 Tamasheq Islam 0.04 % 0.00 %
 Tukulor, Pulaar 215,000 1,580,000 Pulaar Islam 0.50 % 0.21 %
 Wolof 14,000 6,237,000 Wolof Islam 1.00 % 0.71 %
 Wolof, Lebou 1,300 207,000 Wolof Islam 0.40 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  19 4,108,000       15   0.27 % 0.10 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 20,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 4,128,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
0.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.2 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
99.5 %
Non-Religious
0.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
7.2 %
Independent
12.7 %
Orthodox
0.7 %
Other Christian
1.0 %
Protestant
8.8 %
Roman Catholic
63.5 %
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.

Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Mauritania. 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 Mauritania
  • Christian ministry in Mauritania
  • 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



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