Country: Mozambique

Number of People Groups

62

People Groups Unreached

9 (14.5%)

Total Population

27,106,000

Unreached Population

1,783,000 (6.6%)

% Professing Christian

45.2%

% Evangelical

7.50 %

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
Barwe 24,000 24,000 Barwe Ethnic Religions 39.00 % 1.00 %
 British 1,900 49,948,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.80 %
 Cape Verdean 1,400 1,020,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 95.00 % 6.60 %
 Chopi 1,065,000 1,065,000 Chopi Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 3.00 %
Chwabo 1,327,000 1,327,000 Chuwabu Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 3.00 %
Cuban 2,700 9,169,000 Spanish Christianity 57.00 % 8.80 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Mozambican Sign Language Christianity 46.00 % 11.10 %
Dema 8,200 8,200 Dema Ethnic Religions 39.00 % 3.00 %
 French 1,500 49,054,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 German 2,800 64,598,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.40 %
Goanese 15,000 806,000 Konkani, Goan Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
 Greek 8,900 10,825,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
 Gujarati 30,000 1,523,000 Gujarati Hinduism 1.00 % 0.20 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 17,000 859,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Hindi, Brahmin 30,000 1,324,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kokola 112,000 405,000 Kokola Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
 Korean 30,000 78,596,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 16.80 %
 Koti 115,000 115,000 Koti Islam 1.20 % 1.00 %
Kunda 7,700 238,000 Kunda Ethnic Religions 27.00 % 2.00 %
 Lolo 227,000 227,000 Lolo Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 1.00 %
 Lomwe 2,102,000 2,102,000 Lomwe Christianity 55.00 % 13.00 %
Maindo 29,000 29,000 Maindo Ethnic Religions 23.00 % 4.00 %
 Makhuwa 3,858,000 3,874,000 Makhuwa Christianity 52.00 % 13.00 %
Makhuwa, Nahara 321,000 321,000 Makhuwa Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
 Makhuwa-Marrevone 649,000 649,000 Makhuwa-Marrevone Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.05 %
Makhuwa-Moniga 303,000 303,000 Makhuwa-Moniga Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Makhuwa-Saka 297,000 297,000 Makhuwa-Saka Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 %
 Makhuwa-Shirima 866,000 866,000 Makhuwa-Shirima Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
 Makonde 499,000 1,811,000 Makonde Islam 5.00 % 0.50 %
 Makua, Makhuwa-Meetto 1,350,000 1,880,000 Makhuwa-Meetto Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 %
 Makwe 35,000 49,000 Makwe Islam 0.10 % 0.09 %
Manyawa 242,000 242,000 Manyawa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.00 %
Manyika 230,000 1,222,000 Manyika Ethnic Religions 42.00 % 0.30 %
 Marenje 126,000 126,000 Marenje Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.50 %
Matengo 3,000 333,000 Matengo Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 %
 Mwani 134,000 134,000 Mwani Islam 1.00 % 0.03 %
 Ndau, Shona 2,196,000 3,129,000 Ndau Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 1.20 %
Ndonde 5,900 5,900 Makonde Islam 20.00 % 2.00 %
Ngoni 74,000 1,187,000 Ngoni Ethnic Religions 26.00 % 2.00 %
Nsenga 286,000 1,054,000 Nsenga Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 %
 Nyanja, Nyasa 889,000 12,372,000 Chichewa Christianity 80.00 % 15.00 %
 Nyungwe 615,000 645,000 Nyungwe Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 8.00 %
Phimbi 8,900 8,900 Phimbi Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 3.00 %
 Portuguese 52,000 15,054,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 %
 Romanian 800 22,258,000 Romanian Christianity 98.00 % 5.40 %
Ronga 1,011,000 1,012,000 Ronga Christianity 80.00 % 7.00 %
 Russian 3,100 130,000,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
Sakaji, Nathembo 35,000 35,000 Nathembo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.07 %
 Sena 1,878,000 2,015,000 Sena Christianity 82.00 % 10.00 %
Senji 21,000 21,000 Ndau Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
 Shona-Zezuru 30,000 1,852,000 Shona Christianity 75.00 % 25.00 %
 Swahili 15,000 6,987,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Swazi 1,700 2,499,000 Swati Christianity 85.00 % 25.00 %
 Takwane 254,000 254,000 Takwane Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.50 %
Tawara 84,000 145,000 Tawara Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 4.00 %
Tewe 410,000 410,000 Tewe Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 %
 Tonga, Gitonga 526,000 526,000 Tonga Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 3.00 %
 Tsonga 2,313,000 4,677,000 Tsonga Christianity 75.00 % 19.00 %
Tswa 1,626,000 1,653,000 Tswa Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 %
Yao, Christian 90,000 457,000 Yao Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 %
 Yao, Muslim 605,000 3,065,000 Yao Islam 1.40 % 1.00 %
 Zulu 4,200 12,516,000 Zulu Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 %
  Totals:  62 27,106,000       9   45.18 % 7.50 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 165,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 27,271,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.5 %)
45.2 %
Ethnic Religions
34.3 %
Hinduism
0.2 %
Islam
17.7 %
Non-Religious
2.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
3.6 %
Independent
30.8 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
18.8 %
Roman Catholic
46.7 %
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 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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