Country: Niger

Number of People Groups

37

People Groups Unreached

29

Total Population

19,095,000

Unreached Population

18,753,000

% Professing Christian

0.5%

% Evangelical

0.1 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 250,000 34,908,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.2 % 0.2 %
 Americans, U.S. 900 186,762,000 English Christianity 78.0 % 28.0 %
 Anglo-Canadian 900 15,637,000 English Christianity 74.0 % 7.0 %
 Arab, Lebanese 5,900 10,561,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Libyan 9,600 2,545,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Shuwa, Baggara 9,600 2,671,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bambara 40,000 4,721,000 Bamanankan Islam 4.0 % 1.8 %
 Buduma 10,000 139,000 Buduma Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Language Unknown Islam 0.5 % 0.4 %
 Dendi 106,000 171,000 Dendi Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 French 4,000 41,867,000 French Christianity 63.0 % 1.0 %
 Fulani, Sokoto 864,000 1,269,000 Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Fulani, Western 630,000 630,000 Fulfulde, Western Niger Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Fulani, Wodaabe 69,000 69,000 Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Islam 3.0 % 2.0 %
Gourma 58,000 1,345,000 Gourmanchema Islam 30.0 % 7.0 %
 Hausa 8,868,000 39,764,000 Hausa Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Hausa, Mauri 701,000 701,000 Hausa E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Iberogen, Igdalen 48,000 48,000 Tagdal Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kanembu 26,000 672,000 Kanembu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kanuri, Bilma 32,000 32,000 Kanuri, Bilma Islam 2.4 % 2.4 %
 Kanuri, Manga 538,000 886,000 Kanuri, Manga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kanuri, Tumari 77,000 77,000 Kanuri, Tumari Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kanuri, Yerwa 154,000 7,246,000 Kanuri, Central Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Moor 19,000 7,110,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mossi, Moore 180,000 10,029,000 Moore Islam 20.0 % 2.0 %
 Songhai-Koyraboro 982,000 1,880,000 Songhay, Koyraboro Senni Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Tasawaq 15,000 15,000 Tasawaq Islam 0.4 % 0.0 %
 Tuareg, Air 361,000 361,000 Tamajeq, Tayart Islam 0.2 % 0.2 %
 Tuareg, Algerian 19,000 183,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Tuareg, Arabized 401,000 401,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tuareg, Asben 140,000 140,000 Tamajeq, Tayart Islam 1.0 % 0.8 %
 Tuareg, Hoggar 38,000 97,000 Tamahaq, Tahaggart Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tuareg, Tamajaq 864,000 1,277,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tubu, Daza 70,000 469,000 Dazaga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tubu, Teda 19,000 104,000 Tedaga Islam 0.2 % 0.0 %
 Yoruba 60,000 33,163,000 Yoruba Islam 20.0 % 7.5 %
 Zerma, Dyerma 3,424,000 3,615,000 Zarma Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
  Totals:  37 19,095,000 29       0.5 % 0.1 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 62,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 19,157,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
0.5 %
Ethnic Religions
5.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
94.3 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.5 %
Other Christian
8.0 %
Protestant
31.3 %
Roman Catholic
28.0 %
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 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

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