Country: Sudan

Number of People Groups

164

People Groups Unreached

132

Total Population

40,458,000

Unreached Population

22,570,000

% Professing Christian

5.0%

% Evangelical

0.4 %

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
 Acheron 21,000 21,000 Acheron Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Afitti, Ditti 10,000 10,000 Afitti Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 102,000 28,504,000 Amharic Christianity 65.0 % 1.1 %
 Amri 81,000 81,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 670,000 55,052,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 9.0 % 3.0 %
 Arab, Maghrebi 251,000 17,584,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Shuwa, Baggara 103,000 2,671,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Sudanese 12,644,000 18,679,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 10.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Syrian 98,000 19,396,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 8.0 % 1.0 %
 Arab, Yemeni 26,000 7,132,000 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 1,500 6,188,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
 Awlad Hassan 131,000 131,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Awlad Mana Unknown 0 Zaghawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baggara, Fertit 13,000 37,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Baggara, Habbania 364,000 364,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baggara, Messiria 590,000 590,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Baggara, Selim 64,000 64,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Batahin 263,000 263,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Baya, Gbaya 14,000 668,000 Gbaya, Northwest Christianity 65.0 % 8.0 %
Baygo 1,200 1,200 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bederia 928,000 928,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Beja, Bedawi 2,285,000 2,601,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Beja, Bisharin 36,000 36,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Beja, Hadendoa 72,000 72,000 Bedawiyet Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Benshangul, Berta 74,000 370,000 Berta E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 3.0 %
 Berti 317,000 317,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bideyat 11,000 18,000 Zaghawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Birgid, Arabized 153,000 153,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Burun, Arabized 138,000 138,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Burun, Lange 47,000 47,000 Burun Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Daasanach 5,000 88,000 Daasanach E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 1.0 %
Dair, Thaminyi 2,800 2,800 Dair Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Daju, Dar Fur 101,000 101,000 Daju, Dar Fur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Daju, Dar Sila 79,000 197,000 Daju, Dar Sila Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dar Hamid 742,000 742,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown 0 Language Unknown Islam 3.0 % 1.0 %
Debri, Wei 2,300 2,300 Dilling Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Delen, Warki 12,000 12,000 Dilling Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
Dilling, Arabized 79,000 79,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Dubasiyin 109,000 109,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
El Hugeirat Unknown 70 El Hugeirat Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Eliri, Nding 8,400 8,400 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 2.0 % 0.5 %
Fa-c-Aka, Aka 1,000 1,000 Aka Islam 5.0 % 0.7 %
Fezara, Juhayna 325,000 325,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Fongoro, Gele 2,400 5,600 Fongoro Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Fulani, Sudanese 210,000 4,419,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Fungor, Ko 6,200 6,200 Ko Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Fur, Forok 1,128,000 1,155,000 Fur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Gaaliin 3,299,000 3,299,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 7.0 % 0.6 %
 Gaam, Ingassana 106,000 106,000 Gaam E Ethnic Religions 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Ganza 3,400 4,000 Ganza E Ethnic Religions 2.6 % 2.5 %
Garko, Kithonirishe 30,000 30,000 Karko Islam 1.0 % 0.3 %
 Gawamaa, Jawamaa 960,000 960,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Gbaya-Bossangoa 15,000 255,000 Gbaya-Bossangoa E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 3.0 %
Ghulfan, Arabized 47,000 47,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Gimma, Jam'a 159,000 159,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Guhayna 1,997,000 1,997,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Gula, Kara 2,100 20,000 Gula Islam 20.0 % 6.0 %
 Gule 2,300 2,300 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
Gulud 33,000 33,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Gumuz, Shanqilla 90,000 347,000 Gumuz E Ethnic Religions 12.0 % 3.0 %
Hamar 443,000 443,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Hasania 705,000 705,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.4 % 0.1 %
 Hausa 109,000 39,764,000 Hausa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Hawawir 239,000 239,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Heiban, Ebang 10,000 10,000 Heiban Christianity 70.0 % 9.0 %
Homa 4,900 4,900 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 4.0 %
Husseinat 167,000 167,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jomang, Talodi 3,400 3,400 Talodi Islam 5.0 % 2.0 %
 Jumjum, Berin 80,000 87,000 Jumjum E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 0.8 %
 Kababish 409,000 409,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kadaru 9,500 9,500 Kadaru Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kadaru, Arabized 49,000 49,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kadugli, Arabized 229,000 229,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 8.0 % 4.0 %
Kanga, Kufo 16,000 16,000 Kanga Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Kanuri, Yerwa 357,000 7,246,000 Kanuri, Central Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Karko, Arabized 26,000 26,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
Katcha-Kadugli-Miri 70,000 70,000 Katcha-Kadugli-Miri E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 1.5 %
Katla, Akalak 33,000 33,000 Katla Islam 3.0 % 1.2 %
 Kawahia, Fezara 956,000 956,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Keiga 9,400 9,400 Keiga Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
Keiga Jirru 4,800 4,800 Tese Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kelo, Tornasi 3,800 3,800 Kelo Islam 8.0 % 2.0 %
Kerarish 47,000 47,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kimr, Gimr 159,000 159,000 Tama Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kineenawi 31,000 31,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Koalib 106,000 106,000 Koalib Christianity 55.0 % 3.0 %
Koma, Central 8,400 25,000 Komo E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.8 %
Krongo, Tambanya 50,000 50,000 Krongo E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 0.5 %
 Kunama 25,000 302,000 Kunama Islam 25.0 % 5.0 %
Kuraan 40,000 40,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 20.0 % 5.0 %
Lafofa 900 900 Lafofa Islam 3.0 % 0.3 %
Lahawin 192,000 192,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Laro, Aaleira 68,000 68,000 Laro Christianity 70.0 % 4.0 %
Logol, Lukha 12,000 12,000 Logol E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 6.0 %
Logorif, Liguri 6,900 6,900 Logorik E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 0.5 %
Lomon 36,000 36,000 Lumun Islam 2.0 % 0.4 %
Maalia 118,000 118,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Maba, Borgu 26,000 439,000 Maba Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Manasir 69,000 69,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mandala 32,000 32,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 3.0 % 0.6 %
 Mararit, Abiyi 35,000 72,000 Mararit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mararit, Arabized 106,000 106,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Masakin, Dagik 63,000 63,000 Dagik E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 0.4 %
 Masalit 431,000 713,000 Masalit Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Me'en, Mekan 2,500 215,000 Me'en E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 10.0 %
Midob, Tidda Arabized 92,000 92,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Midobi, Tid-n-Aal 96,000 96,000 Midob Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mimi, Amdang 3,100 71,000 Amdang Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Molo, Malkan 200 200 Molo Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Moro Hills 29,000 29,000 Tocho Islam 2.0 % 0.9 %
Moro, Dhimorong 74,000 74,000 Moro Christianity 70.0 % 4.0 %
Ngile, Masakin 94,000 94,000 Ngile E Ethnic Religions 0.7 % 0.1 %
 Nubian, Dongola 72,000 72,000 Andaandi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nubian, Fedicca-Mohas 523,000 879,000 Nobiin Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nyiman, Ama 179,000 179,000 Ama Islam 2.0 % 0.4 %
Nyimang, Arabized 152,000 152,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
Oromo, Macha 98,000 6,834,000 Oromo, West Central E Ethnic Religions 35.0 % 3.0 %
Otoro Nuba, Kawama 14,000 14,000 Otoro Islam 20.0 % 1.5 %
Pygmy, Bayaka, Binga 6,700 15,000 Yulu Christianity 40.0 % 7.0 %
 Rashaida 115,000 150,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Rizeigat 343,000 343,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Rubatab 69,000 69,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Rufaa, Rufaiyin 567,000 567,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.2 % 0.0 %
 Sara Ngambai 13,000 1,277,000 Ngambay Christianity 60.0 % 15.0 %
Sebei 18,000 329,000 Kupsapiiny Islam 20.0 % 3.0 %
 Shaikia, Arabized 968,000 968,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
Shatt 35,000 35,000 Shatt Islam 2.0 % 0.8 %
Sherifi 192,000 192,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shukria 227,000 227,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.3 % 0.1 %
Shwai, Shirumba 7,000 7,000 Shwai Islam 25.0 % 3.0 %
Sokoro, Tunjur 2,000 15,000 Sokoro Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Somali 1,700 19,538,000 Somali Islam 1.0 % 1.0 %
Sungor 20,000 77,000 Assangori Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tagale, Arabized 104,000 104,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tagoy, Tagoi 27,000 27,000 Tagoi Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
Tama 74,000 225,000 Tama Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Temain, Ronge 17,000 17,000 Temein Islam 2.0 % 1.1 %
Temein, Arabized 43,000 43,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.4 %
 Tigrai, Tigrinya 49,000 9,656,000 Tigrigna Christianity 90.0 % 6.0 %
 Tigre, Xasa 20,000 1,606,000 Tigre Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Tima, Lomorik 5,400 5,400 Tima Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
Tingal, Lajakja 20,000 20,000 Tegali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tira, Arabized 133,000 133,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Tira, Thiro 32,000 32,000 Tira Islam 2.0 % 0.4 %
Togole, Tegale 83,000 83,000 Tegali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tubu, Teda 9,800 104,000 Tedaga Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tukam 5,000 5,000 Tagoi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tulishi 2,600 2,600 Tulishi E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.2 %
Tulishi, Kamdang 800 800 Tulishi E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.1 %
Tumma, Sangali 47,000 47,000 Katcha-Kadugli-Miri E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.1 %
Tumtum 16,000 16,000 Tumtum E Ethnic Religions 4.0 % 0.8 %
Tungur 225,000 225,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 3,300 57,984,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turum 2,400 2,400 Tagoi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uduk 22,000 27,000 Uduk E Ethnic Religions 22.0 % 3.0 %
Umm Heitan 26,000 26,000 Koalib Islam 2.0 % 0.7 %
Uncu, Ghulfan 37,000 37,000 Ghulfan Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Wali 18,000 18,000 Wali Islam 2.0 % 0.9 %
Wali, Arabized 54,000 54,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
Warnang, Werni 5,200 5,200 Warnang E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.5 %
 Yazeed 444,000 444,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Zaghawa, Arabized 141,000 141,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Zaghawa, Zoghaua 111,000 244,000 Zaghawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  164 40,458,000 132       5.0 % 0.4 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 401,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 40,859,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.4 %)
5.0 %
Ethnic Religions
4.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
90.1 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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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  • Church planting agencies in Sudan
  • Christian ministry in Sudan
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches



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