Country: Guinea

Number of People Groups

47

People Groups Unreached

28 (59.6%)

Total Population

12,340,000

Unreached Population

10,713,000 (86.8%)

% Professing Christian

4.2%

% Evangelical

0.76 %

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
 Americans, U.S. 600 186,662,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 35.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 5,300 10,560,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 15.00 % 0.10 %
 Badyara, Badyaranke 11,000 19,000 Badyara Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
Baga Binari 7,100 7,100 Baga Binari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baga Fore, Black Baga 8,900 8,900 Mbulungish Islam 0.15 % 0.03 %
Baga Mandouri 4,500 4,500 Baga Manduri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baga Sitemu, Tchitem 4,300 4,300 Baga Sitemu Islam 7.00 % 1.07 %
 Balanta, Kentohe 4,500 403,000 Balanta-Kentohe Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.80 %
 Bambara 4,500 4,721,000 Bamanankan Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
 Bassari 18,000 37,000 Oniyan Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.25 %
Dan, Yakuba 1,300 1,670,000 Dan Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Guinean Sign Language Islam 4.47 % 0.70 %
 French 2,700 49,054,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.30 %
 Fula Jalon 5,102,000 5,657,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Fulakunda 5,900 2,684,000 Pulaar Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
 Jahanka 36,000 111,000 Jahanka Islam 0.10 % 0.01 %
Kakabe 12,000 12,000 Kakabe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kissi 560,000 622,000 Kissi, Northern Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 9.00 %
Kla-Dan 1,200 27,000 Kla-Dan Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 %
 Kono 162,000 162,000 Kono Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 1.76 %
 Kpelle, Guinea 554,000 554,000 Kpelle, Guinea Islam 42.00 % 2.80 %
 Krio, Creole 2,600 789,000 Krio Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Kru 1,100 327,000 Klao Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 %
 Kuranko 108,000 462,000 Kuranko Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.32 %
 Landoma 26,000 26,000 Landoma Islam 5.00 % 0.06 %
 Lele 50,000 50,000 Lele Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.62 %
Limba, East 1,100 1,800 Limba, East Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Limba, West 1,800 378,000 Limba, West-Central Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.20 %
Mandeni, Mmani 42,000 42,000 Susu Islam 0.20 % 0.01 %
 Maninka, Eastern 3,061,000 3,934,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Maninka, Konyanka 253,000 295,000 Maninka, Konyanka Islam 0.30 % 0.01 %
 Maninka, Sankaran 106,000 106,000 Maninka, Sankaran Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Mano, Mah 102,000 434,000 Mano Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.88 %
 Manya, Mandingo 80,000 148,000 Manya Islam 0.03 % 0.02 %
 Mende 2,700 1,780,000 Mende Islam 10.00 % 1.10 %
Mikifore 24,000 24,000 Mogofin Islam 0.03 % 0.01 %
 Nalu 11,000 22,000 Nalu Islam 0.20 % 0.06 %
Papel 3,600 174,000 Papel Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
 Susu 1,411,000 1,610,000 Susu Islam 0.20 % 0.02 %
 Temne 5,400 1,438,000 Themne Islam 8.00 % 2.00 %
 Toma 254,000 254,000 Toma Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 4.60 %
 Tukulor, Pulaar 1,800 1,580,000 Pulaar Islam 0.40 % 0.08 %
 Wamei, Konyagi 7,400 31,000 Wamey Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.09 %
 Wassulu 122,000 308,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Yalunka 114,000 182,000 Yalunka Islam 0.30 % 0.17 %
Zialo 31,000 31,000 Zialo Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 %
Zialo, Bandi 13,000 13,000 Bandi Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.10 %
  Totals:  47 12,340,000       28   4.24 % 0.76 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 121,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 12,461,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.8 %)
4.2 %
Ethnic Religions
7.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
88.0 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.4 %
Independent
4.8 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
34.3 %
Protestant
20.7 %
Roman Catholic
34.7 %
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

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