Country: Cote d'Ivoire

Number of People Groups

107

People Groups Unreached

36

Total Population

21,053,000

Unreached Population

6,433,000

% Professing Christian

32.7%

% Evangelical

7.6 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Abe, Abbey 239,000 Abe Christianity 90.0 % 10.0 %
 Abidji 76,000 Abidji Christianity 92.0 % 6.0 %
Abure, Eyive 83,000 Abure Christianity 92.0 % 7.0 %
Adjoukrou 125,000 Adioukrou Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
Aizi, Aproumu 8,100 Aizi, Aproumu Christianity 91.0 % 5.0 %
Aizi, Mobumrin 2,500 Aizi, Mobumrin Christianity 91.0 % 5.0 %
Aizi, Tiagbamrin 11,000 Aizi, Tiagbamrin Christianity 91.0 % 3.5 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 310,000 Akan Christianity 70.0 % 12.0 %
 Akan-Fante 21,000 Akan Christianity 60.0 % 3.5 %
Aladjan Jacquesville 35,000 Alladian Christianity 90.0 % 9.0 %
 Anyi, Agni 925,000 Anyin Christianity 55.0 % 10.0 %
Anyin, Morofo 365,000 Anyin Morofo Christianity 60.0 % 9.0 %
 Arab, Lebanese 50,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Libyan 15,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.6 % 0.1 %
 Attie 573,000 Attie Christianity 70.0 % 10.0 %
Avikam, Brignan 32,000 Avikam Christianity 90.0 % 5.0 %
Bakwe 16,000 Bakwe Christianity 55.0 % 4.0 %
 Bambara, Bamanakan 73,000 Bamanankan Islam 5.0 % 0.5 %
 Banda, Nafana 85,000 Nafaanra E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.9 %
Baule, Bawule 4,105,000 Baoule Christianity 55.0 % 18.0 %
 Bete, Daloa 197,000 Bete, Daloa E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 8.0 %
Bete, Gagnoa 259,000 Bete, Gagnoa E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 7.0 %
Bete, Western, Guiberoua 197,000 Bete, Guiberoua E Ethnic Religions 39.0 % 9.0 %
 Birifor, Southern 6,500 Birifor, Southern E Ethnic Religions 13.0 % 2.0 %
 Bissa 113,000 Bisa E Ethnic Religions 23.0 % 6.0 %
Bondoukou Kulango 117,000 Kulango, Bondoukou E Ethnic Religions 4.0 % 0.5 %
 Bozo 17,000 Bozo, Jenaama Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 British 1,400 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.8 %
Brong, Abron 200,000 Abron E Ethnic Religions 43.0 % 4.0 %
Daho-Doo, Doba 5,600 Daho-Doo E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 7.0 %
Dan, Yakuba 1,332,000 Dan E Ethnic Religions 33.0 % 11.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 34.0 % 10.5 %
Deg, Mo 1,800 Deg E Ethnic Religions 23.0 % 5.0 %
 Dida, Lakota 142,000 Dida, Lakota Christianity 74.0 % 5.0 %
Dida, Yocoboue 158,000 Dida, Yocoboue Christianity 77.0 % 9.0 %
 Dogon, Tomo Kan 21,000 Dogon, Tomo Kan E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.8 %
Ega 3,100 Ega Christianity 70.0 % 8.0 %
Eotile, Mekyibo 300 Beti Christianity 90.0 % 8.0 %
Esuma, Esooma 300 Baoule Christianity 93.0 % 7.0 %
 Ewe 15,000 Ewe Christianity 75.0 % 5.0 %
 French 33,000 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 Fulani 428,000 Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Fulani, Maasina 1,600 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
Gagu, Gban 62,000 Gban E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 1.0 %
 German 25,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.1 %
 Glaro-Twabo 5,200 Glaro-Twabo Christianity 55.0 % 6.0 %
Glio, Oubi 4,000 Glio-Oubi Christianity 55.0 % 4.0 %
 Godie 40,000 Godie Christianity 55.0 % 9.0 %
 Gouin, Cerma 2,700 Cerma E Ethnic Religions 11.0 % 8.0 %
Gouro, Kweni 518,000 Guro E Ethnic Religions 24.0 % 8.0 %
Grebo 63,000 Grebo, Southern Christianity 65.0 % 9.0 %
Guere 377,000 We Southern E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 4.0 %
 Hausa 124,000 Hausa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jeri Kuo 33,000 Jeri Kuo Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Jula, Dyula 2,382,000 Jula Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jula, Koyaga 75,000 Koyaga Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Jula, Odienne 132,000 Wojenaka Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Karaboro 7,200 Karaboro, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 0.6 %
 Khisa 8,100 Khisa Islam 1.0 % 0.6 %
Kla-Dan 26,000 Kla-Dan E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 4.0 %
 Koro, Koro Jula 52,000 Koro Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
Kouya, Kouadia 15,000 Kouya E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 11.0 %
Krahn, Eastern 10,000 Krahn, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 9.0 %
 Krahn, Western 18,000 Krahn, Western E Ethnic Religions 4.0 % 0.5 %
Krobu 15,000 Krobu Christianity 95.0 % 3.0 %
Kroumen, Tepo 43,000 Krumen, Tepo Christianity 75.0 % 4.0 %
Krumen, Northeastern 30,000 Krumen, Pye E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 8.0 %
 Krumen, Plapo 100 Krumen, Plapo Christianity 61.0 % 2.0 %
 Kulango, Bouna 215,000 Kulango, Bouna E Ethnic Religions 4.0 % 0.8 %
Kwadia 1,300 Kodia Christianity 80.0 % 11.0 %
 Kyama, Ebrie 136,000 Ebrie Christianity 95.0 % 9.0 %
 Ligbi 6,400 Ligbi Islam 1.0 % 0.3 %
 Lobi, Lobiri 241,000 Lobi E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.4 %
 Loma 3,000 Loma E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 0.2 %
Malinke, Ivorian 1,368,000 Jula Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Malinke, Mau 311,000 Mahou Islam 0.5 % 0.0 %
 Maninka, Eastern 23,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Mona, Mwan 21,000 Mwan E Ethnic Religions 24.0 % 3.0 %
 Mossi, Moore 1,216,000 Moore Christianity 52.0 % 16.0 %
Neho 14,000 Neyo E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ngan, Nguin 26,000 Beng E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 0.4 %
Nglwa, Mbato 38,000 Mbato Christianity 90.0 % 4.0 %
 Nyabwa-Nyedebwa 65,000 Nyabwa E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 4.0 %
Nzema, Appolo 101,000 Nzema Christianity 95.0 % 5.0 %
 Sefwi, Sehwi 14,000 Sehwi Christianity 55.0 % 8.0 %
 Senoufo, Dyimini 144,000 Senoufo, Djimini Islam 2.0 % 0.2 %
Senoufo, Niarafolo-Niafolo 63,000 Senoufo, Nyarafolo Islam 3.0 % 0.3 %
Senoufo, Palaka 11,000 Senoufo, Palaka Islam 3.0 % 1.0 %
 Senoufo, Shempire 139,000 Senoufo, Shempire E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 0.4 %
 Senoufo, Southern 1,265,000 Senoufo, Cebaara E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 1.0 %
 Senoufo, Supyire 83,000 Senoufo, Supyire E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 0.1 %
 Senoufo, Tagwana 209,000 Senoufo, Tagwana Islam 30.0 % 3.0 %
Senoufo, Tyelibele 41,000 Senoufo, Cebaara Islam 3.0 % 0.6 %
 Soninke, Sarakole 166,000 Soninke Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 South Asian, general 2,100 Hindi Hinduism 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Tenbo, Loron 7,500 Teen E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 0.5 %
Tura, Toura 60,000 Toura E Ethnic Religions 21.0 % 4.0 %
 Vagla, Vagala, Sitigo 100 Vagla E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 3.0 %
Wan, Nwa 33,000 Wan E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 2.0 %
Wane 3,200 Wane E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 4.0 %
 Wassulu 24,000 Wojenaka Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Western Guere, Wee 37,000 We Western E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 2.0 %
 Wobe 237,000 We Northern E Ethnic Religions 28.0 % 7.0 %
 Wolof 15,000 Wolof Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Worodougou 103,000 Worodougou Islam 0.8 % 0.2 %
 Yaure 42,000 Yaoure E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 6.0 %
 Yoruba 103,000 Yoruba Christianity 60.0 % 20.0 %
  Totals:  107 21,053,000 36     32.7 % 7.6 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 48,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 21,101,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.6 %)
32.7 %
Ethnic Religions
23.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
43.0 %
Non-Religious
0.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
19.3 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
29.5 %
Roman Catholic
51.0 %
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.

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