Affinity Bloc:  Sub-Saharan Peoples What is an Affinity Bloc?

Population

844,880,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,093

Unreached People Groups

654 (21 %)
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People Cluster Population Peoples
by Country
Unreached
by Country
% Groups
Unreached
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Adamawa-Ubangi 12,128,000 168 11 6.5 % 214,000 1.8 %    Christianity 69.27 % 22.50 %
Atlantic 6,848,000 66 26 39.4 % 1,129,000 16.5 %    Islam 14.66 % 2.57 %
Atlantic-Jola 770,000 20 9 45.0 % 65,000 8.4 %    Islam 21.38 % 0.66 %
Atlantic-Wolof 6,793,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,793,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.05 % 0.01 %
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,310,000 67 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 71.80 % 7.83 %
Bantu, Central-Congo 27,611,000 154 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 90.11 % 17.53 %
Bantu, Central-East 4,623,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.77 %
Bantu, Central-Lakes 66,695,000 101 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.58 % 30.69 %
Bantu, Central-Luba 18,035,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.22 % 18.85 %
Bantu, Central-South 30,932,000 132 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.92 % 22.15 %
Bantu, Central-Southeast 9,632,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.25 % 16.04 %
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,336,000 21 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 95.45 % 20.30 %
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 27,891,000 57 1 1.8 % 260,000 0.9 %    Ethnic Religions 57.27 % 12.68 %
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 21,019,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 81.93 % 21.22 %
Bantu, East-Coastal 5,613,000 26 9 34.6 % 855,000 15.2 %    Christianity 41.20 % 15.76 %
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 18,369,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 93.43 % 57.33 %
Bantu, Kongo 15,462,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.10 % 21.43 %
Bantu, Makua-Yao 30,452,000 49 9 18.4 % 4,060,000 13.3 %    Christianity 41.00 % 16.88 %
Bantu, Nguni 30,513,000 26 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 77.62 % 22.40 %
Bantu, Northwest 10,235,000 102 1 1.0 % 4,500 0.0 %    Christianity 89.95 % 16.33 %
Bantu, Shona 13,653,000 26 1 3.8 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 69.25 % 23.16 %
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 18,715,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.47 % 14.51 %
Bantu, Southeastern 1,425,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.18 % 14.96 %
Bantu, Swahili 5,514,000 52 50 96.2 % 5,453,000 98.9 %    Islam 1.28 % 0.64 %
Benue 35,779,000 341 33 9.7 % 734,000 2.1 %    Christianity 76.32 % 25.65 %
Chadic 13,343,000 215 58 27.0 % 2,588,000 19.4 %    Christianity 39.25 % 10.36 %
Fulani / Fulbe 40,212,000 56 55 98.2 % 40,151,000 99.8 %    Islam 0.56 % 0.22 %
Guera-Naba of Chad 495,000 6 6 100.0 % 495,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 %
Guinean 43,242,000 169 10 5.9 % 732,000 1.7 %    Christianity 68.08 % 21.96 %
Gur 34,078,000 186 42 22.6 % 4,490,000 13.2 %    Islam 24.13 % 9.03 %
Hausa 44,480,000 19 19 100.0 % 44,480,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.16 % 0.10 %
Igbo 32,141,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.02 % 41.08 %
Ijaw 3,551,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.74 % 40.21 %
Kanuri-Saharan 11,021,000 29 28 96.6 % 10,985,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Khoisan 2,143,000 58 9 15.5 % 44,000 2.1 %    Christianity 77.55 % 17.86 %
Kru 3,970,000 55 3 5.5 % 70,000 1.8 %    Ethnic Religions 49.58 % 9.21 %
Malinke 13,003,000 57 48 84.2 % 12,617,000 97.0 %    Islam 1.23 % 0.31 %
Malinke-Bambara 6,226,000 16 14 87.5 % 6,062,000 97.4 %    Islam 4.01 % 1.00 %
Malinke-Jula 5,475,000 11 11 100.0 % 5,475,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.34 % 0.02 %
Mande 10,317,000 62 17 27.4 % 806,000 7.8 %    Ethnic Religions 21.86 % 8.38 %
Nilotic 40,306,000 124 21 16.9 % 1,003,000 2.5 %    Christianity 72.73 % 29.28 %
Nuba Mountains 1,517,000 40 31 77.5 % 931,000 61.4 %    Islam 12.98 % 1.52 %
Nubian 2,708,000 28 28 100.0 % 2,708,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.26 % 0.04 %
Nupe 3,861,000 10 5 50.0 % 1,812,000 46.9 %    Islam 18.31 % 3.03 %
Ouaddai-Fur 4,064,000 35 34 97.1 % 4,047,000 99.6 %    Islam 0.05 % 0.02 %
Pygmy 911,000 28 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 31.62 % 9.30 %
Sara-Bagirmi 4,087,000 34 4 11.8 % 143,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.73 % 9.50 %
Songhai 6,475,000 23 22 95.7 % 6,474,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 %
Soninke 3,260,000 15 15 100.0 % 3,260,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.24 % 0.02 %
Sub-Saharan African, general 991,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.87 % 12.18 %
Sub-Saharan African, other 16,241,000 90 2 2.2 % 66,000 0.4 %    Christianity 71.51 % 16.18 %
Sudanic 12,820,000 81 3 3.7 % 643,000 5.0 %    Christianity 84.76 % 23.90 %
Susu 1,717,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,717,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.17 % 0.01 %
Yoruba 44,893,000 40 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.64 % 44.24 %
Totals:  54 People Clusters 844,880,000 3,093 654 21.1 % 171,377,000 20.3 %    14      
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